In most cases, expresses heading southwards to Bournemouth over the steeply-graded S&D line required double heading.
Many classes of engines could be seen, hauling coaches packed with families from the cities of the Midlands and North distant parts of Britain heading for their holiday on the south coast.
This Time Table is based on the 1987/8 Passenger and Freight WTTs.
All the "Q Runs as Required" traffic is running and some additional trains have been added.
Relive the days of the West Countries, LBSC tanks, King Arthurs, Brighton Atlantics, and many more.The earliest timetable for Barnham produced so far!Back to a era of pure steam only, the timetable is compiled from platform working and signal box documents for Barnham and Ford with locomotives allocated from information of the era.The locomotives are mostly the Southern`s own Class 33 "Cromptons" and the Class 73 "ED", though by this date other region locos were showing their faces more and more and this is represented by the Class 47 "Brush" and the Class 56 on an aggregate train.Some parts of the layout may have changed but the general station layout should be ok if it was remodelled in 1909.
In 1991 platform 5 was a full length platform and 4C was a short bay suitable only to stable a loco.