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Depot: Ashford Chart Leacon


Depot Details
Depot Name Ashford Chart Leacon
Depot Codes
CodeFromTo
73FSub09/10/196128/01/1968
73F28/01/196805/05/1973
AF06/05/1973
Big 4 Company SR
GWR Division
1980 Directions The depot is on the south side of the Pluckley line about 1½ miles west of Ashford Station and is visible from the line.

Cross Elwick Road outside Ashford Station into Godlington Road and at the end turn left into Chart Road (A28). After crossing the railway under-bridge, turn left into the service road, left again after 100 yards and the depot entrance is on the right. Walking time 25 minutes. Maidstone & District bus services operate between Elwick Road and the depot entrance.
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Chronology
DateEvent
1875Change of code to AFD
01/02/1950Change of code to 74A
01/10/1958Change of code to 73F
06/05/1973Change of code to AF

Shunter Duties
Nearby Shunter Duties Ashford BREL
Continuous Class 08 workings in junction of Ham Street and Westenhanger lines.

Ashford Station
Stabling point on north side of line adjacent to station. Class 08's work in Down Yard and Pre-assembly depot east of station on north side. Also main line locomotives and multiple units.

Dover Marine
Continuous Class 08/09 workings ¼ mile east of Marine Station in Town Yard and north of Marine Station in ferry sidings. Also electric multiple units at depot adjacent to station and main line locomotives in Town Yard.

Paddock Wood
Continuous Class 08 working usually east end of station, north side.

Tonbridge
Continuous Class 08/09 workings from yard ¼ mile west of station on north side. Also main line locomotives and multiple units.