20th January 2007

Pathfinder Tours
Buffer-Puffer 4.0

Locos Used 37406 & 37410
Stock Used 4902+5040+4927+5009+3122+17015

Route:
1Z37 : London Paddington to Ardingly
1Z38 : Ardingly to London Blackfriars
1Z39 : London Blackfriars to London Cannon Street
1Z40 : London Cannon Street to Hayes
1Z41 : Hayes to London Bridge
1Z42 : London Bridge to London Waterloo
1Z43 : London Waterloo to London St Pancras

Loco(s) Route
37410 (1) London Paddington - Ladbroke Grove - (3) - Old Oak Common West Jn - Park Royal - Greenford East Jn - Greenford South Jn - Drayton Green - West Ealing - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden South West Sidings - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia (4) - Clapham Junction - Balham - Streatham Common - Selhurst - Windmill Bridge Jn - East Croydon - Stoats Nest Jn (Dn Slow - Dn Fast) - (via Down Quarry Line) (5) - Gatwick Airport - Three Bridges North (Dn Fast to Up Slow) - Three Bridges (6) - (Up Slow to Dn Slow) - Haywards Heath
37406 (2) Haywards Heath - Ardingly (End of the Line)
37410 (1) Ardingly - Haywards Heath
37406 (2) Haywards Heath - Three Bridges - Gatwick Airport - Redhill - East Croydon - Norwood Junction - Crystal Palace - West Norwood - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - London Victoria
37410 (1) (7) London Victoria - (via Down Chatham Main) - Factory Jn - Canterbury Road Jn - Loughborough Jn - London Blackfriars (7)
37406 (2) London Blackfriars - Loughborough Jn - Cambria Jn - Nunhead - Catford - Shortlands Diveunder - Shortlands - Bickley Jn - Petts Wood Jn - Orpington
37410 (1) Orpington - Petts Wood Jn - Chislehurst - Grove Park - Lee Spur Jn - Lee Loop Jn - Sidcup - Crayford Spur 'B' Jn - Crayford Spur 'A' Jn - Crayford Creek Jn - Slade Green - Plumstead - Charlton - Greenwich - London Bridge - London Cannon Street
37406 (2) London Cannon Street - London Bridge - New Cross - Tanners Hill Jn - Lewisham Vale Jn - Lewisham - Ladywell - New Beckenham - Elmers End - Hayes
37410 (1) Hayes - (reverse of outward route) - Ladywell - Parks Bridge Jn - New Cross - (via 'Up New Cross Spur' - 'UPL' - Line 'D') - London Bridge
37406 (2) London Bridge - South Bermondsey - Peckham Rye - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Streatham South Jn - Tooting - Wimbledon - St Helier - Sutton - Mitcham Junction - Streatham South Jn - Streatham - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - (via Up Chatham Fast) - Linford Street Jn - Nine Elms Jn - (via Windsor Reversible) - London Waterloo
37410 (1) London Waterloo - Nine Elms Jn (Dn Windsor Fast to Dn Windsor Slow) - Queenstown Road - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Chiswick - New Kew Jn - Kew East Jn - South Acton - Acton Wells Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Cricklewood Curve Jn - West Hampstead North Jn - Carlton Road Jn - Kentish Town - Dock Jn North - Dock Jn South - Camley Street Jn - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) 37406 on rear.
(2) 37410 on rear.
(3) Old Oak Common Flyover NOT taken as planned due to missing paperwork!
(4) Delayed at Kensington Olympia due to problem with 37410.
(5) Booked route was via Redhill.
(6) 37410 went to sidings to get water & have a suspected fuel leak looked at.
(7) Booked route was: London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Pouparts Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Streatham Hill - Leigham Jn - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Loughborough Junction - London Blackfriars. The change was due to an emergency engineering block at Longhedge Jn.

Sources : John Clifford, Alan Sheppard & PRAR

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford, Alan Sheppard & PRAR)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 London Paddington 08.35d 08.51 [P1]
- Old Oak Common East 08/50 08/56
 - Old Oak Common Reception 08/51 DIV
 - Old Oak Common West 08/52 08/59
 - Park Royal Branch Jn 08/54 09/02
 - Greenford East Jn 09/00 09/07
 - Greenford South Jn 09/02 09/09
 - Drayton Green 09/11 09/12
 - West Ealing 09/19 09/14
 - Acton West 09/25 09/19
 - Acton Main Line 09/26 09/24
 - Acton Wells Jn 09/29 09/27
 - Willesden South West Sidings 09/31 09/30
 - Mitre Bridge Jn 09/34 09.32 ~ 09.33
 - North Pole Jn 09/35 09/35
 - Kensington Jn (Sig VC808) ? 09.38 ~ 09.44
16.51 Kensington Olympia 09*38 ~ 09*45 09p47 ~ 10p29
 - Latchmere Jn 09/52 10/39
19.68 Clapham Junction 09.58a ~ 10.02d [P17] 10.41 ~ 10.47
 - Balham 10/06 10/52 [P1]
 - Streatham Common 10/09 10/57 [P1]
 - Selhurst 10/14 11/02 [P1]
 - Windmill Bridge Jn 10/23 11/04
 - East Croydon 10/25 11/05 [P5]
 - South Croydon 10/27 11/08 [P4]
 - Purley 10/31 11/14
 - Stoats Nest Jn 10/35 11/17
 - Redhill 10/47 DIV
 - Earlswood 10/50 [P2] 11/25 [DF]
 - Gatwick Airport 10/59 11/30 [P5]
 - Three Bridges 11/04 11w37 ~ 12w15 [P2]
 - Balcombe Tunnel Jn 11/12 12/19
 - New Copyhold Jn (Down Loop) ? 12*28 ~ 12*43
54.77*
0.00
Haywards Heath 11.18a ~ 11.25d 12.45 ~ 12.47
2.37
0.00
Ardingly 11.37 ~ 11.53 12.58 ~ 13.03
2.37
0.00
Haywards Heath 12p10a ~ 12p20d 13.12 ~ 13.21
 - Copyhold Jn 12/23 13/26
 - Balcombe Tunnel Jn 12/31 13/34
 - Three Bridges 12/36 13/36 [P2]
 - Gatwick Airport 12/42 13/42 [P2]
 - Earlswood 12/49 13/50
 - Redhill 12/55 13/52 (Up Through)
 - Stoats Nest Jn 13/03 14/00
 - Purley 13/06 14/01
 - South Croydon 13/09 14/03
 - East Croydon 13/11 14/04 [P4]
 - Windmill Bridge Jn 13/13 14/05
 - Norwood Fork Jn 13/14 14/06
 - Norwood Junction 13/15 14/08 [P1]
 - Bromley Jn 13/17 14/10
 - Crystal Palace 13/18 14/12
 - West Norwood 13/22 14/15
 - Tulse Hill 13/28 14/20 [P3]
 - Herne Hill 13/31 14/24 [P1]
 - Brixton 13/33 14/25
- Voltaire Road Jn 13/35 14/27
37.77
0.00
London Victoria 13.41a ~ 14.30d 14.31 ~ 15.13 [P2]
 - Grosvenor Bridge Jn 14/33 15/15
 - Stewarts Lane Jn 14/36 DIV
 - Longhedge Jn 14/41 DIV
 - Pouparts Jn 14/44 DIV
 - Clapham Junction 14/46 DIV
 - Balham 14/52 DIV
 - Streatham Hill 14/57 DIV
 - Leigham Jn 15/01 DIV
 - Tulse Hill 15/04 DIV
 - Herne Hill 15/07 DIV
- Loughborough Jn 15/09 15/22
12.13*
0.00
London Blackfriars 15p17a ~ 15p29d 15.29 ~ 15.33 [P2]
 - Loughborough Jn 15/37 15/38
 - Cambria Jn 15/38 15/39
 - Denmark Hill 15/39 15/40
 - Crofton Road Jn 15/40 15/41
 - Nunhead 15/42 15/42
 - Shortlands Jn 15/50 15/49
 - Bickley Jn 15/55 15.55 ~ 15.55
- Petts Wood Jn 15/58 15/58
15.42
0.00
Orpington 16p01a ~ 16p16d 16.02 ~ 16.16 [P6]
 - Petts Wood Jn 16/19 16/19
 - Chislehurst 16/23 16/21
 - Grove Park 16/30 16/26
 - Lee Spur Jn 16/34 16/31
 - Lee 16/41 16/42
 - Sidcup 16/50 16/49
 - Crayford 17/05 17/01
 - Crayford Spur 'B' Jn 17/09 17/05
 - Crayford Creek Jn 17/11 17/07
 - Slade Green 17/12 17/09
 - Woolwich Arsenal 17/24 17/24
 - Charlton 17/30 17/30
 - Greenwich 17/36 17/38
 - North Kent East Jn 17/41 17/41
 - Spa Road Jn 17/45 17/43
 - London Bridge 17/48 17.47 ~ 17.51 [P3]
 - Borough Market Jn 17/49 17/53
30.77
0.00
London Cannon Street 17.52a ~ 18.16d 17.55 ~ 18.16 [P.1]
 - Borough Market Jn 18/18 18.18 ~ 18.18
 - London Bridge 18/19 18/20 [P1]
 - Spa Road Jn 18/22 18/22
 - North Kent East Jn 18/24 18/26
 - New Cross 18/25 18/27 [DF]
 - Tanners Hill Jn 18/27 18/28
 - Lewisham 18/30 18.31 ~ 18.32
 - Ladywell 18/33 18/34
 - New Beckenham 18/42 18/43
 - Elmers End 18/47 18/47
13.18
0.00
Hayes 18p55a ~ 19p04d 18.59 ~ 19.07 [P1]
 - Elmers End 19/13 19/13
 - New Beckenham 19/17 19/17
 - Parks Bridge Jn 19/23 19/25
 - New Cross 19/25 19/27
 - North Kent East Jn 19/26 19/28
- Spa Road Jn 19/31 19.33 ~ 19.35
12.42
0.00
London Bridge 19.36a ~ 19.46d 19.37 ~ 19.46 [P10]
- South Bermondsey 19/50 19/49
 - Peckham Rye 19/54 19/53
 - Tulse Hill 19/59 19/59 [P4]
 - Streatham 20/02 20/01
 - Streatham South Jn 20/03 20/02
 - Wimbledon 20/11 20/07
 - St Helier 20/16 20/13
 - West Sutton 20/20 20/17
 - Sutton 20/23 20/22
 - Mitcham Junction 20/29 20/28
 - Streatham South Jn 20/34 20/31
 - Streatham 20/36 20/32
 - Tulse Hill 20/43 20/36 [P1]
 - Herne Hill 20/48 20/39
 - Brixton 20/49 20/41
 - Shepherds Lane Jn 20/50 20/42
 - Voltaire Road Jn 20/53 20/43
 - Linford Street Jn 20/56 20/44
 - Nine Elms Jn 20/57 20/45
30.35
0.00
London Waterloo 21.01a ~ 21.15d 20.53 ~ 21.19 [P19]
- Nine Elms Jn 21/19 21/23
 - Queenstown Road (Battersea) 21/20 21/24
 - Clapham Junction 21/22 21/27 [P6]
 - Barnes 21/30 21/34 [P4]
 - New Kew Jn 21/38 21.39 ~ 21.40
 - Kew East Jn 21/40 21/42
 - South Acton 21/42 21/45
 - Acton Wells Jn 21/47 21/50
 - Acton Canal Wharf Jn 21/49 21/51
 - Dudding Hill Jn 21/55 21/59
 - Cricklewood Curve Jn 21/58 22.02 ~ 22.03
 - West Hampstead North Jn 22/00 22/08
 - West Hampstead Thameslink 22/01 22/09
 - Carlton Road Jn 22/06 22/10
 - Kentish Town 22/07 22/11 [UF]
 - Dock Junction North 22/08 22/12
 - Dock Junction South 22/09 22/13
 - Camley Street Jn 22/11 22/14
21.39 London St Pancras 22.13a 22.15 [P4]


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