Branch Line Society class 375 railtour
The Branch Line Society have advertised the following railtour for Saturday 12th October called “The Sandwich Deal”
An unusual charity railtour from Ramsgate with Southeastern raising funds for Railway Children and the Dame Kelly Holmes Foundation using a Class 375/6 third rail EMU in Kent. Despite the name, there is no buffet service!
Note that TRACKmaps 5 Nov 2008 is out of date, particularly at Ramsgate Depot which has changed; for some lines this will be the first ever passenger carrying train. Provisional route and times (stops in bold):
Ramsgate P1 (08.30; London High Speed & classical connections) – Ramsgate Depot Reception West (rev) – Ramsgate Depot Reception Washer Spur – Ramsgate Depot Exit Minster End – Ramsgate Depot Reception – Ramsgate Depot Margate End – Up Thanet – Margate P3 – Margate Sig EK5105 (rev) – (through) Margate P2 – Down Thanet – Ramsgate P2 – Minster East Jn – Minster – Canterbury West – Ashford International P2 (rev) – Sevington – Herringe via Bi-Di – Folkstone Central – Folkstone East Train Road 2 (rev) – Folkstone East (rev) – Dover Priory P3 – Dover Priory YE623 (rev) – Dover Priory Sidings 1 (rev) – Dover Priory YE623 (rev) – Saltwood Jn – (Simplified-Bidirectional) Herringe – Sevington – Ashford International Up Fast – Lenham Loop – Maidstone Sig ME9 (rev) – Maidstone East Bay P3 (rev, Break) – Maidstone Sig ME14 (rev) – Ashford International P2 – Ashford East Berthing Sidings Road 2 (rev) – Ashford International P2 (rev) – Ashford Down Carriage Sidings, South By Pass Road (rev) – Ashford Down Carriage Sidings Road 12 (rev) – Ashford South By Pass Road – Ashford Down Carriage Sidings Canterbury Exit – Wye – Canterbury West Down Loop – Minster Up Platform – Minster East Jn – Ramsgate P2 (17.00).