7th April 2001

Pathfinder Tours
The
Double Duchy

Locos Used 67010 & steam: 4936 'Kinlet Hall' & 5029 'Nunney Castle'
Stock Used 12 mark 1's (plus support coach when steam locos were on the train)

Route :
1Z36 : Birmingham International to Penzance
1Z37 : Penzance to Birmingham International

Loco(s) Route
67010 Birmingham International Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton
4936 + 5029 Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish Warren - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Saltash - Liskeard - Par - Truro - St Erth - Penzance
67010 Penzance - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham International

Notes .
(1) This train was intended to be hauled by two Castle class locomotives but in the event 4936 replaced 5051 due to the non-availability of the latter. A long but otherwise successful day which attracted a large number of spectators, particularly in Cornwall.

Source: Gordon Jakes (joined/left the train at Kidderminster)

Photo Review
(all photos: Gordon Jakes)


4936 & 5029 during the watering operation at Plymouth.


Two photos of the train at St Austell.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(
from Gordon Jakes)

M.C

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Birmingham International

04.50d

?

  23.15a

?

1.64 Stechford ? ?   ? ?
8.18 Birmingham New Street 05.05a ~ 05.08d ?   22.47a ~ 22.50d ?
10.19 Soho South Jn ? ?   ? ?
11.77 Galton Jn ? ?   ? ?
20.11 Stourbridge Junction 05.33a ~ 05.37d ?   22.20a ~ 22.22d ?
27.00 Kidderminster 05.45a ~ 05.47d ??.?? ~ 05.48   22.09a ~ 22.11d 22.12 ~ ??.??
30.54 Hartlebury 05/53 ?   22/04 22/07
36.36 Droitwich Spa 05/58 ?   21/58 21/59
42.15 Worcester Shrub Hill 06.06a ~ 06.07d 06.09 ~ 06.11   21.49a ~ 21.51d 21.42 ~ 21.50
44.20 Norton Jn 06/12 06/16   21/44 21/36
46.02 Abbotswood Jn 06/19 ?   21/42 21/34
56.69 Ashchurch 06/28 06/26   21/33 21/24
64.00 Cheltenham Spa 06.35a ~ 06.38d 06.35 ~ 06.42   21.23a ~ 21.25d 21.14 ~ 21.16
69.43 Barnwood Jn 06/45 ?   21/15 ?
70.30 Gloucester Yard Jn 06/46 ?   21/12 21/06
76.40 Standish Jn 06/52 06/55   21/03 ?
89.65 Charfield 07/02 07/05   20/55 ?
96.26 Yate 07/07 07/13   20/50 20/45
97.78 Westerleigh Jn 07/11 07/15   20/47 ?
102.48 Bristol Parkway 07.18a ~ 07.21d 07.20 ~ 07.23   20.39a ~ 20.42d ??.?? ~ 20.35
103.67 Filton Jn 07/23 ?   20/31 20/28
106.67 Stapleton Road 07/27 07/29   20/26 ?
107.64 Dr Days Jn 07/29 ?   20/24 ?
108.30 Bristol Temple Meads 07.31a ~ 07.34d 07.32 ~ 07.38   20.15a ~ 20.22d 20.14 ~ 20.18
125.15 Worle Jn 07/49 07/52   19/56 20/00
128.08 Uphill Jn 07/51 07/54   19/51 ?
135.29 Highbridge & Burnham 07/56 ?   19/46 19/54
141.51 Bridgwater 08/02 08/03   19/41 19/49
148.13 Cogload Jn 08/07 08/09   19/36 ?
153.16
0.00
Taunton 08L12a ~ 08L44d 08.14 ~ 08.45   19.27a ~ 19.30d 19.29 ~ 19.33
14.14 Tiverton Parkway 09/03 ?   19/17 ?
29.40 Cowley Bridge Jn 09/20 ?   19/05 ?
30.60 Exeter St Davids 09/22 09/21   19/02 19/03
41.22 Dawlish Warren 09/36 09/33   18/44 18/54
50.74 Newton Abbot 09w49 ~ 10w25 09.50 ~ 10.25   18/28 18/38
59.54 Totnes 10/42 10/41   18/18 18/25
72.07 Ivybridge 10/56 ?   18/04 18/11
75.72 Hemerdon 11/06 ?   18/00 ?
81.23 Lipson Jn 11/11 ?   17/53 ?
82.63 Plymouth 11w18 ~ 11w48 11.22 ~ ??.??   17.48 ~ 17.50 17.48 ~ 17.53
85.55 St Budeaux Jn 11/56 ?   17/43 ?
87.01 Saltash 12/01 ?   17/39 ?
91.79 St Germans 12/08 12/07   17/31 17/35
100.41 Liskeard 12/21 12/19   17/20 17/23
105.12 St Pinnock Viaduct East 12/28 ?   17/15 ?
113.09 Lostwithiel 12/41 12/36   17/00 17/04
117.44 Par 12/49 12/42   16/54 16/58
122.01 St Austell 12w57 ~ 13w20 12.50 ~ 13.20   16/48 ?
124.31 Burngullow Jn 13/25 ?   16/45 ?
130.78 Probus 13/34 ?   16/38 ?
136.32 Truro 13/42 13/41   16/32 16/37
137.00 Penwithers Jn 13/43 ?   ? ?
149.15 Camborne 14/02 ?   16/18 ?
156.42 St Erth 14/13 14/11   16/08 16/10
160.67 Long Rock 14/21 ?   16/04 ?
162.25 Penzance 14L26a 14.21   16L00d 16.01


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