11th August 2001

Pathfinder Tours
Western Pathfinder

Train postponed until 23/02/2002 as D1015 was not yet ready for it's return to mainline service.

Booked Locos D172 'Ixion' & D1015 'Western Champion'

Route :

Booked Loco Booked Route

Crewe - Stafford - Wolverhampton - Birmingham International - Coventry - Leamington Spa - Banbury - London Paddington

D1015 London Paddington - Slough - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Chippenham - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
D1015 Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester
D1015 Gloucester - Standish Jn - Swindon - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington
D172 London Paddington - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) Organised in conjunction with the Diesel Traction Group.

Source : Gary Thornton.

Timings (Advertised Only)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Crewe 06.30d 22.55a
Stafford 07.00d 22.25a
Wolverhampton 07.25d 22.05a
Birmingham International 08.00d 21.30a
Coventry 08.20d 21.10a
Leamington Spa 08.35d 20.50a
Banbury 09.00d 20.25a
Paddington 10.50d 18.20a

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