Passenger Train Services over Unusual Lines

Winter 2002-3

51st edition

This page was updated on 11 May 2015


Unless otherwise indicated, trains operated Sunday 29 September 2002 to Saturday 17 May 2003. All dates quoted are inclusive, but services and timings may have altered on public holidays.

All references to use by land cruise/excursion train were deleted with effect from this edition - see Introduction for the reasoning.

Explanation of references: refer to the Introduction

ENGLAND - EAST MIDLANDS

Sheet Stores Jn - Stenson Jn [53] (53) CC
¶ SATURDAYS FROM 18 JANUARY 2003:
2201 SO Nottingham - Birmingham NSt
¶ SUNDAYS FROM 30 MARCH 2003 (also SATURDAY NIGHTS FROM 5 APRIL 2003):
Trains between Burton on Trent or Derby and Nottingham or Leicester from ca.2230 Sat to 1300 Sun

Beighton Jn - Tapton Jn [53,56] (51,53) YE {new diversionary route from 29 September to 17 November 2002}
¶ SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS TO 17 NOVEMBER 2002:
Trains between Derby / Chesterfield and Sheffield / Doncaster

Trent East Jn - Toton Jn [53] (53) CJ
0614 SSuX Leeds - St Pancras
¶ SATURDAYS:
D1 0500 SO Sheffield - St.Pancras
1955 SO St.Pancras - Sheffield
[D1 = from 12 Jan 2003]
¶ SATURDAYS TO 16 NOVEMBER 2002:
Northbound trains from Birmingham to Chesterfield or Sheffield not booked to call at Derby
¶ SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 29 MARCH 2003:
Trains betwen Derby and Chesterfield or Sheffield
¶ SUNDAYS FROM 30 MARCH:
1810 SuO Dundee - Derby

Attenborough Jn - Toton Jn [53] (49) CJ
¶ SATURDAYS FROM 11 JANUARY 2003: 2152 SO Liverpool LSt - Nottingham

Toton Jn - Trowell Jn [53] (49,53) CJ
All trains in previous two entries

Syston North Jn - Syston East Jn [42] (49) CJ {new entry - existing route lost weekday daytime services}
0457 SO, 0459 SSuX, 0625 SO, 0642 SSuX, D 1236 SuO Nottingham - Norwich
D 1252 SuO, D 1452 SuO, D 1752 SuO Liverpool LSt - Norwich
2058 SuX Spalding - Nottingham
D 1352 SuO Norwich - Liverpool LSt
D 1554 SuO Norwich - Manchester P
D 1930 SuO Norwich - Nottingham

Thrumpton West Jn - Retford West Jn (high level platform 2) [54] (30) YE
0518 SuX Barnsley - Retford
2027 SO Huddersfield - Retford
0655 SuX, 2245 SuX Retford - Sheffield
2146 SSuX Sheffield - Retford

Kettering North Jn - Manton Jn [43] (53) CJ
¶ SUNDAYS TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
Trains between Kettering and Leicester to ca.1300
¶ SUNDAYS FROM 30 MARCH 2003:
0603 SuO Derby - St.Pancras
0657 SuO Nottingham - St.Pancras

[Harrowden Jn -] Irchester South (site) - Souldrop (site) [- Sharnbrook Jn] (via Up & Down Slow (Wymington deviation) and Wymington / Sharnbrook tunnel) - see South East England (North) section

Trent Junctions - Wrawby Jn [54,63] (30) YE
SO trains between Retford and Barnetby

Barkston East Jn - Allington Jn [54] (19) YA
Trains between Nottingham and Sleaford / Boston not booked to call at Grantham

 

ENGLAND - GREATER LONDON

Old Oak Common West - Northolt Jn [20] (115) PA/CG
1200 SSuX High Wycombe - Paddington
1304 SSuX Paddington - Gerrards Cross

Strawberry Hill Jn - Fulwell Jn [16] (149,153) WH
SSuX trains between Strawberry Hill and Fulwell

Sudbury Jn - Willesden West London Jn (via Willesden Relief Lines diveunder) [20] (66) CB
All SouthCentral services between Clapham Jn and Watford Jn (except 1456 SSuX Brighton - Watford Jn, 0628 SSuX, 0718 SSuX Watford Jn - Clapham Jn)

New Kew Jn - Kew East Jn - South Acton Jn [20] LB/WH
Previous use by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Acton Main Line (Acton East/Poplar Jn) - Acton Wells Jn - West London Jn (reversible line) - Mitre Bridge Jn [20] (51,125) LC
# 2016 FSSuX Pembroke Dock - Waterloo
# 0505 MSSuX Waterloo - Maesteg
SuX table 51 trains between Reading and East Croydon
[# = suspended in consequence of industrial action from 28 October 2002 to 4 January 2003]

Acton Wells Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Brent Curve Jn - Hendon - Silkstream Jn [20] LC/CJ
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Willesden - Mitre Bridge Jn [20] (51,63,66) CB/LC
The normal routes are:

  • table 51 trains between Reading and East Croydon: South West lines to/from Acton Wells Jn
  • table 63 trains: High Level lines to/from Willesden Jn HL
  • table 66 trains: Branch lines to/from West London Jn

Willesden Suburban Jn - Kensal Green Jn [20] (59) CB/LC
2236 SuO, 2257 SSuX, 2305 SO North Woolwich - Willesden Jn Low Level
0600 SSuX, 0603 SO, 0620 SO Willesden Jn Low Level - North Woolwich
0613 SSuX Willeden Jn Low Level - Stratford Low Level

Point Pleasant Jn - East Putney [21] (158) WH
0503 SuX Basingstoke - Waterloo
0105 SSuX Waterloo - Southampton C

Camden Road Central Jn - Freight Terminal Jn (Kings Cross) [21] LB/YA
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Latchmere No 1 Jn - Nine Elms, West London Jn [21] (125) WB/WH
2016 FSSuX Pembroke Dock - Waterloo
0505 MSSuX Waterloo - Maesteg
[services suspended in consequence of industrial action from 28 October 2002 to 4 January 2003]

Latchmere Jns - Clapham Jn [21] (51,63,66) WB
The normal routes are:

  • table 51 trains between Reading and East Croydon and table 66 trains: West London lines and Clapham Jn platforms 16 and 17
  • table 63 trains from/to Willesden Jn HL: Latchmere Reversible line and Clapham Jn platform 2

Latchmere No 1 Jn - Longhedge Jn [21] WB
1318 SSuX Brighton - Manchester P

Clapham Jn, Ludgate Jn - Longhedge Jn [21] WB/WH
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Longhedge Jn - Pouparts Jn [21] WB
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn [21] (51) WB
1318 SSuX Brighton - Manchester P

Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn [21] WB
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Factory Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn [21] (195,196,199,200,212) WB
Principal use is arrivals at Victoria from Ashford Int., Dartford, Dover P., Faversham or Orpington at x.11/12, x.15/16, x.41/42, x.45/46 between 0741/0742 SSuO/1042 SSuX and 1616 SSuX/1745 SuO/1915 SO. Also less frequent / non-standard pattern outside these hours

Stewarts Lane Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn (south-eastern side) [21] (195,196,199,200,212) WB
All trains in previous two entries

Nine Elms Jn - Linford Street Jn [21] (350,351,352) WB
All Eurostars to/from Waterloo Int

Streatham North Jn - Streatham South Jn (via reversible fast spur) [17] (182) WF
0629 SO, 0728 SO Dorking - Victoria
0807 SO/1007 SSuX and hourly to 1507 SSuX/1807 SO Horsham - Victoria

Brixton Jn - Canterbury Road Jn - Cambria Jn [21] (195,212,350,351,352) WB
Principal use is departures from Victoria to Ashford Int, Canterbury W, Dover P, Gillingham, Ramsgate or Sheerness at x.11 and x. 41 for those hours advertised (except 1741 SSuX). Also occasional other journeys

Tulse Hill Jn - Leigham Jn [17] (177) WF
1550 SSuX Streatham Hill - London Bridge
N 0536 SO Victoria - London Bridge (staff)

Seven Sisters Jn - South Tottenham West Jn and South Tottenham East Jn - Tottenham South Jn [21] (21,22) LB
0817 SSuX Cheshunt - Stratford
1744/1748 SSuX Stratford - Cheshunt

Northumberland Park Staff Platform - Seven Sisters [London Underground] [26]
[notes: only accessible from platforms 4 and 5 at Seven Sisters; Northumberland Park Staff Platform is not accessible to the public]
Some Victoria Line public services starting / terminating at Seven Sisters (at approx. 20 or 30 min intervals) work as unadvertised staff trains from / to Northumberland Park except during SSuX peak hours

South Bermondsey Jn - Bricklayers Arms Jn (via spur or reversible line) [22] (178) WF
Principal use is departures from London Bridge half-hourly between 0825 SO/0955 SSuX and 1555 SSuX/1855 SO and SuX trains terminating at London Bridge having been booked to call at any station between Sydenham and Brockley (except 1655 SSuX Epsom).

Beckenham Jn - New Beckenham [18] (203) WC
1840 SSuX Beckenham Jn - Cannon St
1856 SSuX Cannon St - Orpington
0929 SSuX, 1604 SSuX Orpington - Cannon St

Lewisham Vale Jn - Tanner's Hill Jn (via St John's reversible flyover line) [22] (199,200) WC
Principal use is by trains from Lewisham to Charing Cross not booked to call at New Cross - but not during the outbound SSuX evening peak period when the route is used by departures from Charing Cross to Barnehurst, Dartford, Gravesend, Hayes and Slade Green at 1655, 1702, 1717, 1724, 1739, 1746, 1801, 1808, 1820, 1843

Copper Mill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn [22] (21,22) LB
All trains in next two entries

Temple Mills East Jn - former Chobham Farm Jn - Stratford [platform 11/12] [22] (21,22) LB
0817 SSuX Cheshunt - Stratford
1748 SSuX Stratford - Cheshunt
[note: until 14 February 2003 service was temporarily diverted via High Meads Jn, to facilitiate CTRL2 construction work (see next entry)]

Temple Mills East Jn - High Meads Jn - Channelsea Jns [22] (21,22) LB
¶ MONDAYS TO FRIDAYS UNTIL 14 FEBRUARY 2003:
0815 SSuX Cheshunt - Stratford
1744 SSuX Stratford - Cheshunt

Channelsea Jns - Stratford Central Jn [22] (12) LB
¶ MONDAYS TO FRIDAYS UNTIL 14 FEBRUARY 2003:
0815 SSuX Cheshunt - Stratford
1744 SSuX Stratford - Cheshunt

Parks Bridge Jn - Ladywell Jn (Ladywell Loop) [22] (203) WC
SSuX trains to and from the Catford Bridge line not booked to call at Lewisham

Forest Gate Jn - Woodgrange Park Jn and Barking Station Jn - Tilbury Line Jn West (via T&H Lines Flyover) [22] (1) LA
SSuX evening c2c trains between Barking and Liverpool Street
[note: trains to or from the T&H line on Table 62 use Barking bay platform line 1]

Chislehurst Jn - St Mary Cray Jn (via reversible Chatham loop) [18] (196,212) WB
Through SSuX trains between Cannon St and Chatham or beyond
Through SuX trains from Cannon St to the Maidstone East line

St Mary Cray Jn - Chislehurst Jn (via up Chatham loop) [18] (196) WB
Through SuX trains from the Maidstone East line to Charing Cross or Cannon St

Bickley Jn - Petts Wood Jn (via fast Tonbridge loop) [18] (195,350,351,352) WB/WC
0725 SSuX, 0747 SSuX Orpington - Blackfriars
0648 SSuX Orpington - Victoria
Eurostar
trains between Waterloo Int and the continent except Waterloo Int departures: SSuX: 0723, 0757, 0823, 0827, 1648, 1652*, 1715, 1719; Waterloo Int arrivals: SSuX: 0846, 0850 [* = if and when run]

Slade Green Jn - Perry Street Fork Jn [38] (200) WC
SSuX trains between Barnehurst and Slade Green

 

ENGLAND - NORTH EAST

King Edward Bridge South Jn - Gateshead High Level Bridge Jn [75] (26,48) YD [common with next entry between King Edward Bridge East Jn and Greensfield Jn]
D3 0830 SO Carlisle - Middlesbrough
D2 1728 SuO Carlisle - Sunderland
D1 1826 SuO Derby - Newcastle
D3 0634 SO Dumfries - Newcastle
D3 0845 SO, 1245 SO Hexham - Hartlepool
D3 0614 SO Hexham - Newcastle
1500 SSuX MetroCentre - Morpeth
D3 1240 SO, D5 1530 SO, D5 1735 SO, D6 1900 SuO MetroCentre - Newcastle
1604 SSuX Newcastle - MetroCentre
2206 SSuX Newcastle - Middlesbrough
1445 SSuX Newcastle - Poole
0617 SSuX Plymouth - Newcastle
1904 SSuX, 1935 SSuX Saltburn - Newcastle
0720 SO Seaham - Hexham
[D1 = to 17 Nov; D2 = 25 Nov to 5 Jan; D3 = to 11 Jan; D5 = to 11 Jan and from 5 Apr; D6 = 12 Jan to 23 Mar]
[note: apart from those starting from Newcastle, these trains use route inward bound to Newcastle]

King Edward Bridge North Jn - Gateshead Park Lane Jn [75] (46) YD [common with previous entry between King Edward Bridge East Jn and Greensfield Jn]
1802 SSuX Middlesbrough - Newcastle
2000 SSuX Newcastle - Middlesbrough
1248 SSuX, D3 1445 SuO, 1448 SSuX, D1 1645 SuO, 1845 SuO Sunderland - Liverpool LSt
D2 1930 SuO Sunderland - Newcastle
[D1 = to 17 Nov; D2 = from 25 Nov; D3 = to 5 Jan]

Darlington South Jn - North Jn (via main line avoiding station) [68] (26) YA
Trains between York and Newcastle not booked to call at Darlington, Middlesbrough or Sunderland

Stockton Hartburn Jn - Stockton Cut Jn [68] (46) YD
1216/1218/1219 SuO, 1647/1653/1654/1711 SuO Darlington - Hartlepool
1330/1332 SuO, 1805 SuO Hartlepool - Darlington
¶ SATURDAYS 18 JANUARY TO 29 MARCH 2003:
Through trains between York and Newcastle not calling at Middlesbrough, Darlington or Durham, from noon
¶ SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 23 MARCH 2003:
0822 Liverpool LSt - Newcastle
0838 Newcastle - Birmingham Int/Poole
0850, 0950 Newcastle - Liverpool LSt
1020, 1220 Newcastle - Manchester Apt

 

ENGLAND - NORTH WEST

Blackpool Lytham Road tram stop - Manchester Square junction [Blackpool Transport] [60]
Early morning journeys from Rigby Road depot towards Cleveleys advertised to start at Lytham Road tram stop (note L in timetable). All journeys from the Cleveleys direction advertised to terminate at Rigby Road after midnight ran to Lytham Road tram stop. [For times see Blackpool Transport Tram timetable leaflet]

Bare Lane Jn - Hest Bank Jn [60] (83,98) CE
D 2135 SO, 2135 SSuX Manchester Apt - Morecambe - Barrow-in-Furness

Frodsham Jn - Halton Jn [51] (81) CE
Summer service only

Golborne Jn - Lowton Jn - Newton le Willows Jn [51,60] (92) CE [common with next entry between Golborne Jn and Lowton Jn]
0653 SuX Wigan NW - Liverpool LSt

Golborne Jn - Lowton Jn - Parkside Jn [51,60] (82) CE [common with previous entry between Golborne Jn and Lowton Jn] {new diversionary route from 12 January to 16 February 2003}
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again in that context
¶ SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 16 FEBRUARY 2003:
0908 SuO, 1008 SuO, 1108 SuO Manchester V - Preston
0912 SuO, 1012 SuO Preston - Manchester V

Warrington Bank Quay - Walton Old Jn - Acton Grange Jn [51] (65,81) CE
Arrivals at Warrington Bank Quay from the Runcorn East line:
SSuX: 0726, 0753, 1118, 1551, 2235;
SO: 1646, 1735, 2027;
SuO [from 12 Jan 2003 only]: D 1026, 1222, D 1526, D 1842, D 2044, D 2201, D 2302.
Departures from Warrington Bank Quay to the Runcorn East line:
SSuX: 0749, 0849, 0949, 1049, 1149, 1349, 1449, 1531, 1549, 1649, 1754, 1817, 2049, 2149, 2332;
SO: 0749, 0849, 0949, 1031, 1049, 1149, 1249, 1349, 1449, 1531, 1549, 1634, 1649, 1754, 2049, 2149;
SuO [from 12 Jan 2003 only]: D 1041, 1144/1153, 1343, 1530, D 1702, D 1802, D 1923, 2152/2157

Sandbach - Northwich West Jn [52] (81) CE {new diversionary route from 29 September 2002}
¶ SATURDAYS/SUNDAYS TO 16/17 NOVEMBER 2002:
Trains between Crewe and Chester between 2200 Sat and 1200 Sun
¶ SUNDAYS/MONDAY MORNINGS FROM 30/31 MARCH 2003:
Trains between Crewe and Chester (including 0140 MO Holyhead - Birmingham NSt)

Clitheroe - Hellifield Jn [61] (65,94) CE
Dated Sunday trains between Blackburn and the Settle & Carlisle line
¶ SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 23 MARCH 2003:
Trains betwen Preston and Carlisle

Heald Green North Jn - Heald Green South Jn [52] (65,84) CE
1731 SSuX Manchester P - Cardiff C
¶ SATURDAYS TO 4 JANUARY 2003:
1930 SO Euston/2011 SO Milton Keynes C - Preston
2025 SO Euston/2122 SO Milton Keynes C - Liverpool LSt
¶ SUNDAYS TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
Those trains between Crewe and Liverpool LSt, Preston or beyond not booked to call at Stockport and not included in next entry

Heaton Norris Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn [58] CE [Common with next entry south of Denton Jn]
¶ SUNDAYS TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
1005, 1305, 1432, 1530 Euston / 1057, 1344, 1509, 1606 Milton Keynes - Glasgow C (all SuO)
1605/1630 SuO Euston - Glasgow C
1806/1830 SuO Euston - Carlisle
1244 SuO, 1428 SuO, 1544 SuO, 1722 SuO Glasgow C - Euston
1340 SuO Liverpool LSt - Euston
0850 SuO Preston - Milton Keynes/Euston
1041 SuO Preston/1041 SuO Blackpool N - Milton Keynes/Euston
1225 SuO, 1420 SuO Preston - Euston

Heaton Norris Jn - Guide Bridge Station Jn [58] (80) CE [Common with previous entry south of Denton Jn]
1456 FO Stockport - Stalybridge [suspended, in consequence of industrial action, from 4 October 2002 to 24 January 2003]

Dinting West Jn - Dinting East Jn [52] (79) CE
1635 SSuX and approx. every 20 mins to 1925 SSuX Hadfield - Manchester P
0647 SSuX and approx. every 20 mins to 0824 SSuX Manchester P - Hadfield
2322 SuX Manchester P - Glossop

 

ENGLAND - SOUTH EAST (NORTH)

Didcot West Curve Jn - Foxhall Jn [34] (125) PB
0748 SSuX, 1642 SSuX Bicester Town - Bristol TM
Ceased with effect from 19 May 2003 (last trains Friday 16 May 2003)

Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn (via avoiding line) [34] (116) PA
Trains between Reading and Oxford not booked to call at Didcot Parkway

[Harrowden Jn -] Irchester South (site) - Souldrop (site) [- Sharnbrook Jn] (via Up & Down Slow (Wymington deviation) and Wymington / Sharnbrook tunnel) [43] (53) CJ
0637 SSuX Matlock - St.Pancras [to be overtaken by 0614 Leeds and 0713 Sheffield - St.Pancras]

Watford North Jn - Watford East Jn [London Underground] [23]
0523 SuX Chesham - Watford
0551 SuX, 0606 SuX, 0648 SuO, 0658 SuO, 0708 SuO, 0717 SuO Rickmansworth - Watford
0023 MO, 0037 MO, 0048 SuO, N 0048 MSuX Watford - Rickmansworth

Langley Jn (up) - Langley South Jn (via up Hertford spur) [36] (24) YA
[note: accessible only from platform 1]
Up trains to the Hertford North line from points north of Stevenage
[note: most trains via Hertford North starting at Stevenage normally use the down, reversible, spur; check locally for the occasional exceptions]

Welwyn Garden City flyover [36] (24) YA
[note: accessible only from platforms 3 and 4]
Most starting up local trains [check locally for the occasional exceptions]

Ely North Jn - Ely West Jn (via west curve) [44] (17) LB
D 0945 SO, D 1449 SO Norwich - Liverpool LSt
1554 SuO Norwich -Manchester P

Shenfield - Mountnessing Jn (via reversible Southend Loop) [36] (5) LA
[note: accessible only from Shenfield platforms 4 and 5]
Principal use is by most down local trains to the Southend or Southminster lines from Shenfield - but check locally for use of platform 4 or 5

Colchester Jn - East Gate Jn (via Down Avoiding line) [37] (11) LA
[note: accessible only from platforms 1 and 2; trains starting at Colchester often use the reversible Clacton Single line]
Down trains to the Clacton line from points south of Colchester

Manningtree North Jn - East Jn [37] (11) LA
Direct trains between Harwich Int and Ipswich

 

ENGLAND - SOUTH EAST (SOUTH)

Mulberry Halt - Jetty Halt [Marchwood Military Railway] [9]
[note: Ministry of Defence site, not normally accessible to general public]
N 1230 SSuX, N 1600 FO, N 1645 FSSuX Jetty Halt - Mulberry Halt (staff)
N 0745 SSuX, N 1335 SSuX Mulberry Halt - Jetty Halt (staff)

Northam Jn - Southampton Eastern Docks (Ocean Liner Terminal) [9] WG
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Romsey - Eastleigh East Jn [10] (123) WG
0817 SO, 0825 SSuX, 1319 SO Southampton C - Bristol TM
1746 SO, 1752 SSuX Swindon - Southampton C

Portsmouth & Southsea Low Level - Blackfriars Jn [10] (157) WG
Most trains terminating or starting at Portsmouth & Southsea - check locally for the occasional exception.

Reading West Jn - Oxford Road Jn [35] (51) PA/WG
Service had ceased from 30 September 2002 but weaknesses in Virgin Cross-Country's new timetable plan caused service to be restored on an emergency basis from 16 December 2002 by:
1738 SSuX Bournemouth - Leeds
This was replaced from 12 January 2003 by:
1038 SO Bournemouth - Glasgow C
1638 SSuX Bournemouth - Manchester P

Reading New Jn - Reading Spur Jn [35] (148) PA/WH
[note: only accessible from platforms 4,5,6,8,9 and 10 at Reading]
Through trains between Oxford and Guildford or beyond; the line is also used by a few Guildford line starting/terminating trains booked from/to platforms other than 4A or 4B at Reading - check locally.

Addlestone Jn - Byfleet Jn [15] (149) WH {existing route - reduced service from 29 September 2002}
1046 SSuX Staines - Woking
1453 SSuX Woking - Staines

Stoats Nest Jn - Earlswood (via Quarry line) [12] (186) WE
Most trains between London Victoria or East Croydon and Gatwick Airport not booked to call at Redhill (except between 2340 and 0530).

Newhaven Harbour Jn - Newhaven Harbour [Marine platform] [12] WE
N 2130 SuX Newhaven Hbr. - Lewes [note: suspended on Saturdays for duration of timetable]

Crayford Spur B Jn - Crayford Spur A Jn [38] (200) WC
SuX trains between Crayford and Slade Green.

Sittingbourne Western Jn - Middle Jn [13] (212) WA
0502 SSuX Gillingham - Sheerness-on-Sea
2100 SSuX Sheerness-on-Sea - Gillingham

Ashford International: junction with Maidstone Relief line (58m 30ch) - junction with main line (58m 61ch), via Maidstone lines [13] (196) WA
Most trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International use the Maidstone Relief line (to reach platforms 5 and 6) but the following use the original Maidstone lines (or the parallel Maidstone Loop line):
0830 SO Ashford Int - Cannon Street
1533 SSuX Canterbury West - Victoria
D 1448 ThO Folkestone West - Victoria (VSOE connection from Venezia SL)
D 1118 SuO Victoria - Folkestone West (VSOE connection to Venezia SL)
Eurostar trains between Waterloo Int and the continent:
Waterloo Int departures: SSuX: 1648, 1715, 1719
Waterloo Int arrivals: SSuX: 0846, 0850, 2353

Minster Station and West Jn - Minster South Jn [14] (207) WA
SSuX trains between Minster and Sandwich

 

ENGLAND - SOUTH WEST

Coombe Jn (Coombe No. 1 ground frame) - Coombe [2] (140) PC
Trains booked to call at Coombe
[note: other trains reverse at Coombe No. 1 ground frame]

[Crediton -] site of Coleford Jn - Okehampton [3] (136) PC
[note: track from Crediton to site of Coleford Jn is Network Rail (Railtrack prior to 3 February 2003) (former L&SW down line), thence to Okehampton is owned and controlled by Aggregate Industries plc]
Summer Sunday service
[note: Sampford Courtenay - Okehampton section of line also used by Dartmoor Railway on other days]

Bristol Dr.Days Jn - Feeder Bridge Jn [28] (125,132) PC
Trains between Bath Spa and Filton Abbey Wood not booked to call at Bristol TM (see Table 132)
¶ SUNDAYS TO 17 NOVEMBER 2002:
Trains between Reading/Swindon and Bristol Parkway/Newport

Yeovil Pen Mill Jn - Yeovil Jn [8] (135) WG
¶ SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 16 FEBRUARY 2003:
Trains between Paddington and Exeter

Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn (via Frome avoiding line) [9] (135) PC
Trains between Reading and Taunton, except trains calling at Bristol TM or Bath Spa and Night Riviera

Heywood Road Jn - Fairwood Jn (via Westbury avoiding line) [9] (135) PC
Trains between Reading and Taunton, except trains calling at Westbury, Bristol TM or Bath Spa and Night Riviera

Westbury East Loop Jn - Hawkeridge Jn [9] (125,135,405,406) PC
¶ MONDAY TO SATURDAY MORNINGS:
D1 2350 SX Paddington - Penzance
D1 2100 SuO Penzance/2315 SuO Plymouth - Paddington
2200 SSuX Penzance - Paddington
[D1 = not Sundays 12 January - 23 March]
¶ SUNDAYS TO 17 NOVEMBER 2002:
Trains between Reading and Bristol TM / Bristol Parkway / Newport until ca.1600
¶ SUNDAYS 24 NOVEMBER 2002 TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
Trains between Reading and Bristol TM

 

ENGLAND - WEST MIDLANDS

Bushbury Jn - Oxley, Stafford Road Jn [47] CC
¶ SUNDAYS TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
1020 SuO Crewe - Swansea
1143 SuO Shrewsbury - Manchester (suspended from 3 November because of a rest-day working ban)

Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn [47] (65,68) CC
¶ SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS:
Until ca.1400 Sunday (also 2155/2205 SuO, 2323 SuO from Euston and 1722 SuO, 2315 SuO from Glasgow C) trains between Rugby and Stafford not booked to call at Birmingham NSt
D1 0610 SO Penzance - Manchester P
[D1 = 17 Nov to 4 Jan]

Darlaston Jn - Bescot Jn [47] (65,68) CC
All trains in previous entry plus:
0415/0423 SuX Birmingham NSt - Manchester Apt/Crewe
2058 SO Birmingham NSt - Shrewsbury
0624 SSuX Chester - Birmingham NSt
D1 0150 MSSuX, 0205 MO, D1 0648 SuX, D1 0852 SSuX, D1 1400 SuX, D1 1830 SuO Holyhead - Birmingham NSt
1716 SSuX Liverpool LSt - Birmingham NSt
2018 SO Liverpool LSt - Coventry
0616 SSuX Preston - Plymouth
[D1 = from 31 Mar]
¶ SATURDAYS 22 FEBRUARY TO 22 MARCH 2003:
Trains between Birmingham NSt and Wolverhampton from ca.2015
¶ SUNDAYS FROM 12 JANUARY 2003:
Trains between Birmingham NSt and Wolverhampton not booked to call at Sandwell & Dudley, to ca.1330 (to 23 March), all day (from 30 March).
¶ SUNDAYS 23 FEBRUARY TO 23 MARCH 2003:
1430 SuO Birmingham NSt - Chester
1535 SuO Birmingham NSt - Shrewsbury
1935 SuO Birmingham NSt - Aberystwyth

Soho South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn [48] (68,70) CC [common with next entry between Soho East Jn and Perry Barr West Jn]
0930 SSuX, 1800 SSuX Birmingham NSt - Walsall
0624 SSuX Chester - Birmingham NSt
0721 SSuX Hednesford - Birmingham NSt
0742 SO, 0909 SO and hourly to 1809 SO Rugeley TV - Birmingham NSt
0735 SSuX, 0858 SSuX and hourly to 1758 SSuX Stafford - Birmingham NSt
0915 SuX and hourly to 1715 SuX Walsall - Birmingham NSt
¶ SATURDAYS 22 FEBRUARY TO 22 MARCH 2003:
1900 SO, 2000 SO Euston - Wolverhampton
2113 SO, 2132 SO Wolverhampton - Euston

Soho North Jn - Perry Barr South Jn [48] (68) CC [common with previous entry between Soho East Jn and Perry Barr West Jn] {new diversionary route from 29 September 2002}
¶ SUNDAYS TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
D 0707 SuO, 0807 SuO Wolverhampton - Milton Keynes/Euston
¶ SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 16 FEBRUARY 2003:
Trains between Birmingham NSt and Wolverhampton booked to call at Sandwell & Dudley until 1135 SuO Euston - Wolverhampton / 1300 SuO Wolverhampton - Euston

Birmingham Grand Jn - St Andrew's Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn [48] (51,71) CG [partly common with next entry]
Trains between Birmingham NSt and Tyseley or Solihull.

Birmingham Grand Jn - St Andrew's Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Kings Norton Jn [41,48] (51,57) CC [partly common with previous entry]
D1 1715 SuO, D2 1945 SuO Birmingham NSt - Cardiff C
D 1705 SuO Cardiff C - Nottingham
1915 SuX, 2143 SSuX Birmingham NSt - Cardiff C
1737 SSuX Nottingham - Gt.Malvern
[D1 = from 12 Jan 2003; D2 = 12 Jan to 23 March 2003]
¶ SATURDAYS 17 NOVEMBER 2002 TO 4 JANUARY 2003:
1210 SO Cardiff C - Birmingham NSt
0907 SO Manchester P - Penzance

Lichfield Trent Valley High Level - Wichnor Jn [41,42] (51,57) CC
¶ SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 23 MARCH 2003:
Trains between Birmingham NSt and Derby

Aston South Jn - Stechford South Jn [48] (65) CC
¶ SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS:
Until ca.1400 Sunday (also 2155/2205 SuO , 2323 SuO from Euston and 1722 SuO, 2315 SuO from Glasgow C) trains between Rugby and Stafford not booked to call at Birmingham NSt

Hatton West Jn - North Jn [42] (71) CG
2130 SSuX Stratford upon Avon - Birmingham SH

 

ENGLAND - YORKSHIRE & HUMBERSIDE

Sowerby Bridge, Milner Royd Jn - Greetland Jn [61,62] (39,40) YG
0753 SuX, 1815 SuX Hebden Bridge - Leeds
1711 SO, 1712 SSuX Leeds - Hebden Bridge
¶ SUNDAYS TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
Trains between Huddersfield and Manchester V (table 39), also afternoon non-stop trains between Leeds and Manchester V.

Bradley Wood Jn - Heaton Lodge East Jn [61,62] (39,40) YG
0753 SuX, 1815 SuX Hebden Bridge - Leeds
1711 SO, 1712 SSuX Leeds - Hebden Bridge
¶ SUNDAY AFTERNOONS TO 5 JANUARY 2003:
Non-stop trains between Leeds and Manchester V (table 39).

Leeds, Whitehall East Jn - Engine Shed Jn [63] (39) YE/YG
Previous use only by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again

Copley Hill East Jn - Copley Hill West Jn (Copley Hill chord) [63] (31) YG
Departures from Leeds to the Wakefield W line:
SSuX: 0526, 0625, 0713, 0726, 0946, 1946, 2046, 2146;
SO: 0625, D3 2046, D3 2134;
SuO: subject to engineering work
Arrivals at Leeds from the Wakefield W line:
SSuX: 0712, 0740, 0804, 0937, 1034, 1101, 1137, 1236, 1437, 1536, 1636, 1701, 1740, 1831, 1930, 1938, 2026, 2036, 2118, 2123, 2200, 2300, 2304, 2318, 2328;
SO: D2 0701, 0737, 0937, 1001, 1039, 1101, 1137/1139, 1201, 1238, 1301, 1337, 1401, 1437, 1459, 1537, 1559, 1637, 1737, D1 1834, 1938/1939, 1956/2016, 2037, 2128, 2210, D3 2253/2259, 2305, 2319/2326/2327;
SuO: subject to engineering work
[D1 = to 29 March; D2 = to 11 Jan and from 5 April; D3 = to 11 Jan]

Methley Jn - Altofts Jn [62] (39) YE
¶ MONDAY TO SATURDAY MORNINGS:
0130 MSuX Manchester Apt - York
0330 MSuX Manchester Apt - Middlesbrough
0210 MO Newcastle - Manchester Apt

Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn [62] (31) YE
2158 SSuX Leeds - Sheffield
2315 FSSuX Sheffield - Leeds

Holmes Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Aldwarke North Jn [56] (29,31) YE
Trains between Sheffield and Doncaster or Leeds not booked to call at Rotherham Central or Barnsley

Masborough Jn - Beighton Jn [53,56] (51) YE {new diversionary route from 29 September to 17 November 2002}
¶ SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS TO 17 NOVEMBER 2002:
Trains between Derby and Doncaster not booked to call at Sheffield

Woodhouse Jn - Beighton Jn [53,56] (53) YE {new diversionary route from from 29 September to 17 November 2002}
¶ SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS TO 17 NOVEMBER 2002:
Trains between Derby / Chesterfield and Sheffield

Beighton Jn - Tapton Jn - see East Midlands section

Sheffield: Park Square triangle, east chord [Stagecoach Supertram] [56]
Morning trams from Cricket Inn Road to Herdings Park or Halfway, shown in Supertram Purple Route timetable with headnote A or B, "Does not run via the city centre - direct from Hyde Park to Sheffield Station". SSuX: journeys between 0520 and 0739; SO: journeys between 0522 and 0916; SuO: journeys to 0801

Milford Jn - Castleford [62] (39) YE
Previous use by land cruise/excursion train - will not be referred to again
¶ MONDAYS TO SATURDAYS:
2230 SSuX Liverpool LSt - York
2328 SSuX, 0130 MSuX Manchester Apt - York
0210 MSuX Newcastle - Manchester Apt
0058 MSuX, 0240 MSuX York - Manchester Apt
¶ SUNDAYS 12 JANUARY TO 16 FEBRUARY 2003:
D1 2230 SO Liverpool LSt - York
D1 2328 SO, 0135 SuO, 0325 SuO, 0525 SuO Manchester Apt - York
0626 SuO Manchester Apt - Middlesbrough
0056 SuO, 0256 SuO, 0356 SuO, 0456 SuO, 0556 SuO, 0654 SuOYork - Manchester Apt
[D1 = not 16 Feb]

Gascoigne Wood - Sherburn Jn [62] (42) YG
SuX trains between York and Selby booked to call at Sherburn in Elmet;
also:
0900 SO, 1109 SSuX Hull - York
1058 SSuX Selby - York
1223 SO York - Selby

Hambleton North Jn - East Jn [62] (42) YG
Trains between York and Selby other than those booked to run via Gascoigne Wood - Sherburn Jn (see next entry above)

Hambleton South Jn - West Jn [62] (31) YA
D 0745 SO Harrogate - King's Cross
1750 SSuX King's Cross - Skipton

Doncaster Flyover East Jn - Loversall Carr Jn [64] (26) YA/YE
[note: only accessible from Doncaster platforms 3b, 4, 5 or 8]
0726 SSuX Harrogate - King's Cross
1305 SSuX Leeds - King's Cross

Trent Junctions - Wrawby Jn - see East Midlands section

 

IRELAND

Dublin Heuston platform 10 - Islandbridge Jn [96]
Trains advertised to or from Platform 10 use this short section of the line towards Glasnevin Jn

Limerick Jn.: Kyle crossing points - Milltown crossing points (via Limerick Jn Loop [avoiding line]) [90]
Non-stop trains between Thurles (or north thereof) and Limerick

Limerick Jn.: Keane's points (North Cabin No. 21 points) - South Cabin reversing siding - Waterford bay (platform no. 4) [90]
Summer service only

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

Belfast City Jn - Central Jn [101] (1,5)
Trains between Belfast Central and Lisburn or Portadown not booked to call at (Belfast) Great Victoria Street

Whitehead Excursion Platform (RPSI) - Whitehead [Railway Preservation Society of Ireland] [102]
Railway Preservation Society of Ireland excursions departing/arriving at their Whitehead Excursion platform.

 

SCOTLAND

Maryhill - Knightswood North Jn [81] (227,404) GC
Trains between Edinburgh or Glasgow QSt and the West Highland line

Cowlairs North Jn - Cowlairs East Jn [82] (227,404) GC
1900 SuO, 1950 SSuX Ft William - Edinburgh

Sighthill West Jn - Cowlairs West Jn [82] (227,404) GC
0450 SuX Edinburgh - Ft William

Mossend East Jn - South Jn [78] (225,226) GA
1721 SuX Edinburgh - Motherwell
0634/0642 SSuX Motherwell - Lanark.
From 6 January 2003 all trains between the Hamilton line and the Lanark branch (these trains cannot call at Shieldmuir) used this curve.

Holytown Jn - Wishaw Central Jn [78] (226) GA
Until 3 January 2003:
0634 SSuX Motherwell - Lanark
From 6 January 2003:
The service is all trains between the Hamilton line and the Lanark branch (these trains cannot call at Shieldmuir).
To Lanark:

0642 SSuX from Motherwell
0644 SO, 0744 SO, 0844 SuX, 0944 SuX, 1114 SO, 1244 SuX, 1344 SuX, 1514 SuX, 1644 SO, 1744 SuX, 1844 SuX, 1944 SuX, 2044 SuX from Dalmuir (generally 58 mins later from Motherwell)
From Lanark to Dalmuir:
0752 SO, 0852 SO, 0952 SuX, 1050 SSuX, 1052 SO, 1222 SuX, 1352 SuX, 1452 SuX, 1622 SO, 1645 SSuX, 1752 SO, 1852 SuX, 1952 SSuX, 2052 SuX, 2152 SuX

Law Jn - Shieldmuir Jn [78] (26,65) GA
Trains between Motherwell and Carstairs not booked to call intermediately

Inverness Rose Street Jn - Welsh's Bridge Jn [88] (239) GC
1523 SuX Aberdeen - Kyle of Lochalsh
1340 SuX Edinburgh - Wick
0708 SuX Glasgow QSt - Kyle of Lochalsh
1152 SuX Kyle of Lochalsh - Edinburgh
1718 SuX Kyle of Lochalsh - Elgin
0629 SuX Wick - Aberdeen
[note: trains use this route as between Inverness and Muir of Ord]

Dalmeny Jn - Winchburgh Jn [78,79] (228,242) GC
1732 SSuX Glasgow QSt - Kirkcaldy
0716 SSuX Kirkcaldy - Glasgow QSt

Thornton North Jn - Thornton West Jn [85] (242) GC
1727 SuX Edinburgh - Perth
0614 SSuX Perth - Edinburgh

 

WALES

Carmarthen Jn - Carmarthen Bridge Jn [30] (128) PB
Summer service only

Briton Ferry, Court Sart Jn/Up Flying Loop Jn - Morlais Jn (Swansea District line) [30/31] (128) PB
Summer service only
[note: see also below under Regular but infrequent services]

Barry Jn - Bridgend, Barry Jn [7,27,31] (128) PD
¶ SUNDAYS FROM 30 MARCH 2003:
Trains between Cardiff and Bridgend

Leckwith Loop North Jn - Leckwith Loop South Jn (Leckwith Loop) [27] (128) PD
0616 SuX, 0709 SO Cardiff C - Maesteg
1815 SSuX Maesteg - Cardiff C
1515 SO Maesteg - Coryton
1503 SSuX Manchester P - Maesteg
0608 SSuX Rhymney - Maesteg

Maindee North Jn - Maindee East Jn [32] (131) PB
0703 SO, 0753 SSuX Manchester P - Waterloo
D 0933 SO Manchester P - Penzance
1317/1354/1400 SuO Manchester P - Taunton/Totnes/Truro/Penzance
D 0610 SO, 0654 SSuX Penzance - Manchester P
D 1304 SuO Penzance/1401 SuO Truro/1554 SuO Totnes/1705 SuO Taunton - Manchester P/Stockport

Wrexham General Platform 3 - Wrexham Exchange Jn (via loop) [51] (101) CE
Daily, first departure from Wrexham G to Bidston and last arrival at Wrexham G from Bidston.

Regular but infrequent services

Briton Ferry, Court Sart Jn/Up Flying Loop Jn - Hendy Jn (Swansea District line) [30/31]
Excursions usually run from South Wales via this route to The Royal Welsh Show held at Builth in late July: a train from Cardiff C to Llandrindod and back ran daily from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 July 2002

Whitakers Jn - Balm Road loop [Middleton Railway] [63]
On the weekend of the Autumn Steam & Diesel Gala, usually held on the last weekend in September, trains used this section.
Note that from September 2002 the Darmouth Jn - Dartmouth branch was not traversed because of subsidence and has subsequently remained closed to such trips.

Bishops Lydeard - Norton Fitzwarren (WSR boundary) [West Somerset Railway] [8]
On one or more days of "special event" weekends trains used this section. Also, an unadvertised 1330 Bishops Lydeard - Norton Fitzwarren and back ran in 2002 on service "A" days (except about one day a month - as announced locally - when the "diesel" service was loco hauled and this train did not run).

Aylesbury - Quainton Road [35]
On Bank Holiday Mondays (apart from Christmas) and the Sunday of Buckinghamshire Railway Centre's Annual Autumn Steam-Up, a chartered shuttle service of trains used this section.

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