29th March 2003

Pathfinder Tours
The Tyne-Line

Locos Used 37684, 37707, 56107, 60061, 60070, 66130 & 92005
Stock Used 6310+3122+3112+3140+21272+1863+5009+4927+5040+4963+4902+5029+5309

Route:
1Z55 : Derby to Newcastle
1Z56 : Newcastle to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
66130 Derby - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Lifford West Jn - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe
92005 Crewe - (via WCML) - Carlisle
60061 + 60070 Carlisle - Hexham - Newcastle
37684 + 37707 Newcastle - Sunderland - Eaglescliffe - Northallerton - Thirsk - (via York station avoiding line) - Colton Jn - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal
56107 Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal - Bridge Jn - Mexborough - Swinton - Aldwarke Jn - Beighton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Tapton Jn - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Derby - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth High Level - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
56107 Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe

Notes :
(1) Was originally advertised for 2x DRS class 20's from Carlisle to Newcastle.


60061 & 60070 wait to leave Carlisle (photo: Kevin Law)

Sources : Steve Goulden (joined/left the train at Tamworth) & Jonathan Wilcox

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Martyn Brailsford)

Location Booked Actual
Derby 05.00d 05.09
Stenson Jn 05/06 05/14
North Staffs Jn 05/09 05/15
Burton-on-Trent 05.22a ~ 05.24d 05.19 ~ 05.24
Tamworth 05.46a ~ 05.47d 05.39 ~ 05.47
Kingsbury Jn 05/53 06/03
Water Orton Jn 05/56 06/07
Landor Street Jn 06/03 06/19
St. Andrews Jn 06/07 06/21
Bordesley Jn 06/09 06/22
Lifford East Jn 06/15 06/30
Lifford West Jn 06/17 06/32
Selly Oak 06/20 06/35
Birmingham New Street 06.28a ~ 06.31d 06.47 ~ 06.49
Proof House Jn 06/34 06/53
Aston 06/37 06/57
Perry Barr North Jn 06/41 06/59
Bescot Stadium 06/48 07/09
Darlaston 06/49 07/10
Portobello Jn 06/54 07/13
Bushbury Jn 07/00 07/16
Stafford No.4 07/17 07/30
Stafford 07.18a ~ 07.20d 07.31 ~ 07.33
Norton Bridge 07/25 07/40
Madeley 07/35 07/50
Basford Hall Jn 07/43 07/54
Crewe 07L47a ~ 08L11d 08.00 ~ 08.23
Crewe Coal Yard 08/14 08/25
Winsford Signal Box 08/22 08/31
Weaver Jn 08/27 08/38
Acton Grange Jn 08/31 08/42
Warrington Bank Quay 08/33 08/44
Winwick Jn 08/36 08/48
Springs Branch Jn 08/41 08/55
Wigan Station Jn 08/42 08/57
Wigan North Western 08/43 08/58
Balshaw Lane Jn 08/48 09/04
Euxton Jn 08/54 09/06
Preston 09/01 09/11
Lancaster 09/19 09/33
Morcambe South Jn 09/21 09/35
Carnforth North Jn 09/24 09/40
Oxenholme 09/33 09/52
Tebay 09/43 10/02
Penrith 09/58 10/18
Carlisle 10L16a ~ 11L10d 10.34 ~ 11.23
Carlisle London Road 11/12 11/26
Brampton 11/29 11/40
Haltwhistle 11/44 11/53
Haydon Bridge 11/56 12/04
Hexham 12/07 12/11
Blaydon 12/31 12/31
Gateshead Metro Centre 12/34 12/33
Norwood Jn 12/37 12/37
King Edward Bridge Jn 12/41 12/41
Newcastle Central 12L44a ~ 16L04d 12.45 ~ 16.04
High Level Bridge Jn 16/06 16/06
Park Lane Jn 16/13 16/08
Pelaw Jn 16/18 16/12
Sunderland 16/33 16/27
Seaham 16/43 16/36
Hartlepool 16/58 17/04
Billingham Jn 17/11 17/14
Norton South Jn 17/16 17/17
Stockton Cut Jn 17/24 17/29
Eaglescliffe 17/26 17/32
Boroughbridge Rd 17/42 17/54
Longlands Jn 17/43 17/55
Thirsk 17/52 18/04
Tollerton 18/04 18/16
Skelton Jn 18/12 18/26
York Yards Jn 18/28 18/28
Colton Jn 18/35 18/37
Hambleton North Jn 18/41 18/45
Temple Hirst Jn 18/46 18/49
Shaftholme Jn 18/55 18/56
Doncaster 18/59 19/02
Doncaster Decoy 19/04 19/07
Doncaster RMT 19L06a ~ 19L31d 19.09 ~ 19.23
Doncaster Decoy 19/33 19/25
Bridge Jn 19/36 19/27
Hexthorpe Jn 19/41 19/31
Mexborough 19/48 19/37
Swinton 19/52 19/39
Aldwarke Jn 19/55 19/43
Rotherham Masboro 19/58 19/46
Beighton Jn 20/07 19/57
Tapton Jn 20/20 20/10
Chesterfield 20/21 20/11
Clay Cross South Jn 20/25 20/20
Ambergate Jn 20/33 20/30
Derby 20.46a ~ 21.04d 20.46 ~ ??.??
Burton-on-Trent 21.17a ~ 21.18d ?
Tamworth 21.32a ~ 21.34d ?
Water Orton 21/46 ?
Birmingham New Street 22.02a ~ 22.27d ?
Aston 22/34 ?
Perry Barr North Jn 22/38 ?
Bescot Stadium 22/43 ?
Portobello Jn 22/49 ?
Bushbury Jn 22/59 ?
Stafford 23.16a ~ 23.18d ?
Norton Bridge 23/27 ?
Madeley 23/36 ?
Crewe 23.47a ?


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