24th September 2001

Pathfinder Tours
Severn Coast Express

Locos Used 4936 'Kinlett Hall' & 5029 'Nunney Castle'

Route :

Loco Route
5029 Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport
5029 Newport - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
4936 Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester
4936 Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required - believed ran as EWS crew training turns, carrying passengers. Presumably each round trip was ticketed separately.


5029 pauses at Gloucester en-route to Newport (photo: Paul Barrett)

Sources : various including Paul Barrett

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