21st, 22nd & 23rd January 2005

Pathfinder Tours
The Silver Jubilee

Loco Used 40145
Stock Used 5341+4927+4902+5009+5322+1863+21272+3112+3122+6310

Route:
1Z40 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z40 : York to London Liverpool Street
1Z41 : London Liverpool Street to Norwich
1Z42 : Norwich to York
1Z40 : York to London Kings Cross

Date Loco Route
21/01 40145 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
22/01 40145 York - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Whittlesea - March - Ely - Cambridge - Bishops Stortford - Cheshunt - Brimsdown - Tottenham Hale - Copper Mill Jn - Hackney Downs - Bethnel Green - London Liverpool Street
22/01 40145 London Liverpool Street - (via GEML) - Norwich
22/01 40145 Norwich - Thetford - Ely
22/01 40145 Ely - (reverse of outward route) - York
23/01 40145 York - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Whittlesea - March - Ely - Cambridge - Royston - Hitchin - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Friday 21st referred to as "The Silver Jubilee part 1", Saturdays as part 2 and Sundays as part 3.
(2) Saturdays run between Liverpool Street and Norwich was made in 103mins 29secs - the previous fastest recorded run for a class 40 was reported as by 40122 (D200) on 14/04/1988 at 105mins 45secs.

Source : various including Gary Thornton

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Russell, Richard Rooker, Chris Harley, Gary Thornton & Pete Drury)

Parts 1 & 3

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 15.10d 15.10   15.50a 15.37
Belle Isle 15/12 15/12   15/48 15/35
Holloway South Jn ? ?   15/43 ?
Finsbury Park 15/15 15/16   15/42 15/33
Alexandra Palace 15/18 15/21   15/40 15/30
Potters Bar 15/25 15/30   15/33 15/24
Welwyn Garden City 15/34 15/38   15/28 15/19
Digswell Jn 15/37 ?   ? ?
Woolmer Green Jn 15/39 15/45   15/24 15/16
Stevenage 15/42 15/50   15/20 15/13
Hitchin 15/46 15/55   15/15 15/08
Letchworth Garden City   15/11 15/04
Royston   15/00 14/55
Shepreth Branch Jn   14/47 ?
Cambridge   14/43 14/39
Coldham Lane Jn   14/37 ?
Ely Dock Jn   14/24 ?
Ely   14.03a ~ 14.22d 14.01 ~ 14.22
Ely North Jn   14/00 13/59
March   13/45 13/37
March West Jn   13/44 ?
Whittlesea   13/35 ?
Peterborough East Jn   13/27 ?
Sandy 15/56 16/10  
Huntingdon 16/08 16/25  
Holme LC 16/23 16/33  
Peterborough 16/30 16/38   13.20a ~ 13.22d 13.05 ~ 13.18
Tallington Jn 16/37 16/48   13/02 12/59
Stoke Summit 16/52 17/05   12/51 12/49
Grantham 16/56 17/09   12/45 12/44
Barkston South Jn 17/05 17/12   12/40 12/40
Newark Northgate 17/17 17/20   12/32 12/33
Retford 17.33a ~ 17.46d 17.35 ~ 17.36   12/17 12/19
Loversall Carr Jn 17/59 18/02   12/07 12/09
Decoy South Jn 18/09 ?   ? ?
Decoy North Jn 18/20 ?   ? ?
Doncaster 18/31 18/18   12/03 12/06
Shaftholme Jn 18/34 18/22   11/59 12/02
Temple Hirst Jn 18/41 18/31   11/52 11/55
Hambleton North Jn 18/46 18/35   11/48 11/50
Colton Jn 18/52 18/42   11/42 11/44
York 19.00a 18.50   11.35d 11.37

Part 2

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 York 07.41d [P10] 07.42 [P10]   22.23a 22.43 196.30
5.41 Colton Jn 07/48 07/48   22/15 22/35 190.69
13.45 Hambleton North Jn 07/55 07/56   22/08 22/29 182.65
19.24 Temple Hirst Jn 08/00 08/00   22/02 22/25 177.06
28.24 Shaftholme Jn 08/07 08/07   21/54 22/15 168.06
32.43 Doncaster 08.12a ~ 08.14d [P3A] 08.13 ~ 08.15 [P3A]   21.47a ~ 21.49d 22.09 ~ 22.11 163.67
36.40 Loversall Carr Jn 08/20 08/19   21/41 22/02 159.70
49.71 Retford 08.32a ~ 08.35d 08.32 ~ 08.35   21.26a ~ 21.28d 21.45 ~ 21.47 146.39
68.32 Newark Northgate 08.55a ~ 09.07d [P3] 08.53 ~ 09.08 [P3]   21.09a ~ 21.11d 21.23 ~ 21.25 127.78
- Claypole Loop - -   20*57a ~ 21*02d ? 123.63
78.64 Barkston South Jn 09/18 09/19   20/50 21/13 117.46
83.02 Grantham 09.23a ~ 09.25d 09.25 ~ 09.30   20.43a ~ 20.45d 21.05 ~ 21.08 113.28
88.59 Stoke Jn 09/33 09/37   20/37 20/58 107.51
103.56 Tallington Jn 09/43 09/48   20/26 20/44 92.54
112.11 Peterborough 10.00a ~ 10.02d [P5] 09.58 ~ 10.02 [P4]   20.11a ~ 20.13d [P5] 20.32 ~ 20.35 [P4] 84.19
112.79 Peterborough East Jn 10/07 10/04   20/09 ? 83.31
118.20 Whittlesea 10/15 10/12   20/02 ? 78.10
126.64 March West Jn 10/23 10/21   19/52 20/15 69.46
127.05 March 10.24a ~ 10.26d 10.23 ~ 10.26   19.48a ~ 19.51d 20.13 ~ 20.14 69.25
141.09 Ely North Jn 10/46 [UL] 10/42   19/33 19/58 55.21
142.51 Ely 10c49a ~ 10c51d [P2] 10.46 ~ 10.47   19.09a ~ 19.30d 19.25 ~ 19.54 53.59

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
143.02 Ely Dock Jn 10/53 10/47
156.30 Coldham Lane Jn 11/05 11/02
157.29 Cambridge 11/08 11.06a ~ 11.08d
159.78 Shepreth Branch Jn 11/12 11/13
171.26 Audley End 11/25 11/23
177.36 Elsenham 11/32 11/31
178.51 Stansted North Jn 11/37 11/34
179.53 Standted Mountfitchet 11/38 11/39
182.54 Bishops Stortford 11/42 11/42
190.22 Harlow Town 11/50 11/50
194.46 Broxbourne Jn 11/55 ?
195.64 Broxbourne 11/56 11/54
199.00 Cheshunt 11/59 11.58a ~ 11.59d
202.20 Brimsdown 12/02 12/04
207.01 Tottenham Hale 12/07 12/08
208.07 Copper Mill Jn 12/09 12/09
208.43 Clapton Jn 12/11 12/11
210.03 Hackney Downs 12/15 12/16
211.71 Bethnal Green 12/23 12/20
213.01
0.00
Liverpool Street 12.27a ~ 15.02d 12.24 ~ 15.05
1.10 Bethnal Green 15/05 15/08
2.69 Bow Jn 15/08 15/10
4.03 Stratford 15/09 15/11
5.63 Forest Gate Jn 15/11 15/14
7.28 Ilford 15/12 15/16
13.41 Gidea Park 15/18 15/21
20.16 Shenfield 15/26 15/27
29.65 Chelmsford 15/34 15/35
38.48 Witham 15/42 15/42
46.49 Marks Tey 15/49 15/49
51.52 Colchester 15/53 15/53
59.35 Manningtree 16/02 15/59
67.46 Halifax Jn 16/10 ?
68.59 Ipswich 16/13 16/08
69.42 East Suffolk Jn 16/14 16/09
82.79 Haughley Jn 16/27 16/21
95.04 Diss 16/36 16/30
113.68 Trowse Jn 16/51 16/45
114.77
0.00
Norwich 16.53a ~ 18.07d 16.48 ~ 18.19
1.09 Trowse Jn 18/10 18/21
10.17 Wymondham 18/21 18/31
15.70 Attleborough 18/27 18/36
30.39 Thetford 18/40 18/53
37.57 Brandon 18/48 19/05
52.17 Ely North Jn 19/05 19/21

Timings continue in Part 2 first table.

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