5th November 2005

Pathfinder Tours
The Capital Crusader

Locos Used 73136, 73204 & 40145
Stock Used 6158+6310+21272+3098+1863+5007+4902+5365+5376

Route:
1Z40 : Liverpool Lime Street to Euston
1Z41 : Euston to Euston
1Z42 : Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

Loco(s) Route
40145 Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - Rainhill - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Eccles - Deal Street - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Baguley Fold Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Denton Jn - Stockport - Hazel Grove - New Mills South Jn - Chinley - Edale - Dore West Jn - Dore South Jn - Chesterfield - Alfreton & Mansfield Parkway - Trowell Jn - Toton Centre - Trent - (via MML) - Bedford - Bedford St Johns - Ridgmont - Bletchley - (via WCML) - London Euston
73136 + 73204 London Euston - Willesden WL Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Kew East Jn - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Guildford - (1) - Shalford - Reigate - Redhill - Stoats Nest Jn - Purley - East Croydon - Norwood Junction - Crystal Palace - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Kew East Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston
40145 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Stone - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Macclesfield - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) Tim Young comments : As we were approaching Shalford Junction, 73136s diesel engine started but not that of 73204, which lead to a very entertaining ED thrash over the North Downs with the train getting a top speed of 12 mph!

Sources : various including Stephen Harper & John Clifford (on the mini-tour)

Timings (Booked Only)

(Actuals for mini-tour from John Clifford)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Liverpool Lime Street 06.30d [P9] [FL] 23.08a [P8]
Edge Hill 06/34 23/06
Edge Hill SB 06/35 23/05 [FL]
Bootle Branch Jn 06/36 23/03
Huyton 06/40 22/56
Rainhill 06/43 22/52
St Helens Junction 06/53 22/47
Earlestown 06/59 22/43
Newton-le-Willows 07.02a ~ 07.05d 22.37a ~ 22.40d
Astley 07/13 22/30
Eccles 07/19 22/23
Ordsall Lane Jn 07/26 22/18
Deal Street 07/29 [SL] 22/16
Manchester Victoria 07.31a ~ 07.34d [P3] 21.55a ~ 22.14d [P6]
Miles Platting 07/38 21/52 [SL]
Philips Park West Jn 07/38 21/51
Baguley Fold Jn 07/39 21/50
Ashton Moss North Jn 07/42 21/46
Denton Jn 07/48 21/40
Denton Station Jn 07/49 21/39
Ash Bridge Jn 07/53 21/35
Heaton Norris Jn 07/54 [SL] 21/34
Stockport 07.56a ~ 07.58d [P1] 21.29a ~ 21.32d [P3]

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
? Edgeley No.1 07/59 ?
? Hazel Grove 08/04 [P1] ?
? Hazel Grove HL Jn 08/05 ?
? New Mills South Jn 08/10 ?
? Chinley North Jn 08/16 ?
? Chinley East Jn 08/16 ?
? Edale 08/22 ?
? Earles Sidings SB 08/25 ?
? Grindleford 08/31 ?
? Totley Tunnel East 08/37 ?
? Dore West Jn 08/39 ?
? Dore South Jn 08/40 ?
? Chesterfield 08/47 [ML] ?
? Clay Cross South Jn 08/51 ?
? Alfreton & Mansfield Parkway 08/57 ?
? Pye Bridge Jn 09/00 ?
? Langley Mill 09/03 ?
? Trowell Jn 09/08 ?
? Toton Centre 09/12 ?
? Toton Jn 09/13 ?
? Trent 09/18 ?
? Trent South Jn 09/19 [FL] ?
? Loughborough 09/26 [P2] ?
? Sileby Jn 09/30 ?
? Syston South Jn 09/33 ?
? Leicester 09.39a ~ 09.41d [P3] ?
? Wigston North Jn 09/47 ?
? Market Harborough 09/58 ?
? Kettering 10/08 [P3] ?
? Wellingborough 10/13 ?
? Sharnbrook Jn 10/21 ?
? Bedford North Jn 10/26 ?
? Bedford 10/27 [P1] ?
? Bedford St Johns 10/31 ?
? Millbrook 10/46 ?
? Ridgmont 10/56 ?
? Woburn Sands 11/04 ?
? FennyStratford 11/15 ?
? Bletchley 11/18 [SL] ?
? Ledburn Jn 11/25 ?
? Tring 11/31 ?
? Bourne End Jn 11/40 ?
? Watford Junction 11/49 ?
? Harrow & Wealdstone 11/58 ?
? Wembley Central 12/01 ?
? Willesden WL Jn 12/05 ?
? Camden Jn 12/08 [Line B] ?
? Camden South Jn 12/09 ?
???.??
0.00
Euston 12.12a ~ 12.43d [Line X] ??.?? ~ 12.43
? Camden South Jn 12/48 [line E] 12/47
? Camden Jn 12/50 [FL] 12/48
5.23 Willesden WL Jn 12/56 12/55
6.26 Willesden SW Sidings 13/00 12/56
6.59 Acton Wells Jn 13/02 12/58
? South Acton Jn 13/06 13/02
9.25 Kew East Jn 13/08 13/05
10.38 Brentford 13/14 13/14
13.26 Hounslow 13/24 13/20
? Feltham Jn 13/27 13.24a ~ 13.28d
? Feltham 13/31 13/32
19.71 Staines 13/37 [P2] 13/41
24.04 Virginia Water 13/44 [P4] 13/50
? Addlestone Jn 13/54 13/58
29.75 Byfleet & New Haw 13/56 [SL] 14/00
33.70 Woking 14/05 [P5] 14/05
? Woking Jn 14/07 14/06
39.70 Guildford 14/17 [P4] 14/15
? Shalford Jn 14/19 14/18
41.63 Shalford 14/22 14/19
47.44 Gomshall 14/30 14/40
58.38 Reigate 14/47 14/54
60.25 Redhill 14/56 [P2] [SL] 14/58
? Stoats Nest Jn 15/06 [FL] 15/07
67.52 Purley 15/07 15/08
70.53 East Croydon 15/10 [P2] 15/13
? Windmill Bridge Jn 15/11 15/15
72.26 Norwood Junction 15/16 [P3] 15/18
? Bromley Jn 15/18 15/20
73.65 Crystal Palace 15/20 15/22
? West Norwood 15/28 15/26
76.17 Tulse Hill 15/30 15.30a ~ 15.31d
77.23 Herne Hill 15/35 15/36
78.05 Brixton 15/38 15/37
? Shepherds Lane Jn 15/41 [AL] 15/38
? Voltaire Road Jn 15/42 15/39
79.38 Factory Jn 15/43 15/41
? Longhedge Jn 15/46 15/43
81.04 Clapham Junction (W) 15/51 [SL] 15/46
84.17 Barnes 16/02 15.53a ~ 15.53d
? New Kew Jn 16/10 16.00a ~ 16.02d
87.03 Kew East Jn 16/12 16/05
? South Acton Jn 16/18 16/07
89.49 Acton Wells Jn 16/22 16/12
90.02 Willesden SW Sidings 16.25a ~ 16.45d 16.15a ~ 16.21d
? Willesden WL Jn 16/47 [SL] 16/22
? Camden Jn 16/51 [Line B] 16/28
? Camden South Jn 16/52 16/29
96.28
0.00
Euston 16.55a ~ 17.45d [line C] 16.34 ~ ??.??
? Camden South Jn 17/48 ?
? Camden Jn 17/49 [SL] ?
? Willesden WL Jn 17/52 ?
? Wembley Central 17/55 ?
? Harrow & Wealdstone 18/00 ?
? Watford Junction 18/07 [P8] ?
? Watford North Jn 18/08 [FL] ?
? Bourne End Jn 18/15 ?
? Tring 18/20 ?
? Ledburn Jn 18/25 ?
? Bletchley 18/30 ?
? Milton Keynes Central 18/32 [P3] ?
? Hanslope Jn 18/36 ?
? Weedon 18/46 ?
? Hilmorton Jn 18/54 [DFL] ?
? Rugby 18/56 ?
? Trent Valley Jn 18/57 ?
? Coventry 19/06 [P3] ?
? Birmingham International 19.19a ~ 19.46d [P1] ?
? Stechford 19/52 ?
? Aston 20/01 ?
? Perry Barr North Jn 20/06 ?
? Bescot Stadium 20/12 ?
? Darlaston Jn 20/13 ?
? Portobello Jn 20/16 ?
? Bushbury Jn 20/21 ?
? Stafford No.4 20/32 [SL] ?
? Stafford 20/32 [P5] ?
? Stafford No.5 20/33 [FL] ?
? Norton Bridge 20/39 ?
? Stone 20/45 ?
? Stoke Jn 20/53 ?
? Stoke-on-Trent 20.54a ~ 20.56d [P2] ?
? Kidsgrove 21/03 ?
? Congleton 21/08 ?
? Macclesfield 21/15 [P1] ?
? Cheadle Hulme 21/24 [P3] ?
? Adswood Road Jn 21/25 [FL] ?
? Edgeley No.1 21/27 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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