28th May 2007

Pathfinder Tours
The Retro Retracer

Locos Used 40145, 56303, 59203, 60024 & 92030
Stock Used 21272+3122+3112+1692+3140+3107+3098+1842+5009+4927+5350

Route:
1Z59 : Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
1Z60 : Birmingham New Street to Worksop Up Reception Yard
1Z56 : Worksop Up Reception Yard to Leeds
1Z40 : Leeds to Crewe
1Z92 : Crewe to Birmingham New Street
1Z59 : Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco Route
59203 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Cam & Dursley - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Bromsgrove - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Camp Hill - Bordesley Jn - Birmingham New Street
60024 Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Water Orton - (1) - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Sheffield - Woodburn Jn - Kiveton Park - Shireoaks East Jn - Worksop Up Reception Yard
56303 Worksop Up Reception Yard - Shireoaks East Jn - Brancliffe East Jn - Dinnington Jn - Firbeck Jn - St Catherine's Jn - Kirk Sandall Jn - Hatfield & Stainforth - Thorne Jn
56303 Thorne Jn - Hatfield & Stainforth - Applehurst Jn - Joan Croft Jn -Temple Hirst Jn - Selby Canal Jn - Selby West Jn - Hambleton East Jn - Hambleton West Jn - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Milford Jn - Ferrybridge North Jn - Pontefract Monkhill - Crofton East Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Wakefield Westgate - Copley Hill West Jn - Whitehall Jn - Leeds
40145 Leeds - Whitehall Jn - Morley - Mirfield - Heaton Lodge Jn - Bradley Jn - Greetland Jn - Milner Royd Jn - Hall Royd Jn - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Jn - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe
92030 Crewe - Barthomley Jn - Kidsgrove - Stoke-on-Trent - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton - Dudley Port - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street
59203 Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Was booked via Whitacre Jn but went direct.

Sources : Steve Kemp & Martyn Brailsford (both joined & left the train at Barnt Green)
Steve Austin & Colin Ward

Photo Review
(all photos: Steve Kemp)


59203 pauses at Barnt Green in the morning.


60024 at Birmingham New Street.


56303 on arrival at Leeds.


40145 at Crewe.


Birmingham New Street again - 92030 about to hand over to...


...59203, for the last leg homewards.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Martyn Brailsford & Pete Drury)

Location

Booked

Actual  

Booked

Actual

Bristol Temple Meads

05.09d

05.09   22.19a 22.12
Bristol East Jn 05/10 ?   22/18 ?
Dr Days Jn 05/11 05/11   22/17 22/09
Stapleton Road 05/12 05/13   22/15 22/08
Filton Abbey Wood 05/16 05/15   22/12 22/04
Bristol Parkway 05.19a ~ 05.23d 05.18 ~ 05.22   22.08a ~ 22.10d 21.58 ~ 22.02
Westerleigh Jn 05/28 05/28   22/02 21/51
Yate 05/30 05/31   22/00 21/47
Charfield 05/36 05/38   21/55 21/41
Standish Jn 05/47 05/47   21/44 21/29
Gloucester Yard Jn 05/53 ?   21/38 ?
Barnwood Jn 05/56 05/53   21/37 21/22
Cheltenham Spa 06.06a ~ 06.12d 05.59 ~ 06.12   21.28a ~ 21.30d 21.11 ~ 21.16
Ashchurch 06/19 06/19   21/09 21/04
Abbotswood Jn 06/28 06/28   20/57 20/55
Stoke Works Jn 06/39 06/37   20/45 20/44
Bromsgrove 06/42 06/39   20/42 20/42
Barnt Green 06.50a ~ 06.52d 06.46 ~ 06.52   20.35a ~ 20.38d 20.35a ~ ??.??d
Longbridge 06/56 06/55   20/30 20/30
Kings Norton 06/59 06/59   20/26 20/25
Lifford East Jn 07/03 07/01  
Selly Oak   20/22 20/20
Bordesley Jn 07/09 07/07  
St. Andrew's Jn 07/10 07/09  
Proof House Jn 07/14 07/13  
Birmingham New Street 07L17a ~ 07L52d 07.16 ~ 07.52   19L52a ~ 20L14d 19.55 ~ 20.13

 

Location

Booked

Actual
Proof House Jn 07/55 07/56
Landor Street Jn 07/57 07/58
Water Orton 08/04 08/05
Whitacre Jn 08/09 DIV
Kingbury Jn 08/17 08/08
Tamworth High Level 08/23 08/14
Wichnor Jn 08/31 08/23
Burton-on-Trent 08/38 08/28
Clay Mills Jn 08/40 08/31
North Stafford Jn 08/43 08/34
Stenson Jn 08/44 08/35
Derby 08.52a ~ 08.54d 08.47 ~ 08.54
Ambergate Jn 09/07 09/07
Clay Cross South Jn 09/19 09/19
Chesterfield 09/24 09/25
Dore Station Jn 09/37 09/33
Sheffield South Jn 09*44 ~ 09*56 09.40 ~ 09.56
Sheffield 09.58a ~ 10.02d 09.58 ~ 10.02
Nunnery Main Line Jn 10/07 10/03
Woodburn Jn 10/10 10/05
Woodhouse Jn 10/17 10/10
Kiveton Park 10/25 10/17
Brancliffe East Jn 10/27 10/19
Shireoaks East Jn 10/30 10/24
Worksop Yard 10L32 ~ 10L50 10.32 ~ 10.46
Shireoaks East Jn 10/51 10/51
Brancliffe East Jn 10/54 10/56
Dinnington Jn 11/02 11/04
Maltby Colliery 11/14 11/19
Firbeck Jn 11/18 11/23
St. Catherine's Jn 11/26 11/31
Kirk Sandall Jn 11/36 11/46
Hatfield & Stainforth 11/41 11/50
Thorne Jn 11.44 ~ 12.02 11.52 ~ 12.08
Hatfield & Stainforth 12/05 12/10
Applehurst Jn 12/11 12/17
Joan Croft Jn 12/13 12/19
Temple Hirst Jn 12/22 12.28 ~ 12.32
Selby Canal Jn 12/30 12/41
Selby West Jn 12/32 12/43
Hambleton East Jn 12/37 12/47
Hambleton West Jn 12/38 12/48
Gascoigne Wood Jn 12/40 12/52
Milford SB 12/46 12/55
Ferrybridge North Jn 12/57 13/02
Pontefract East Jn 13/01 13/05
Pontefract Monkhill 13/05 13/07
Crofton East Jn 13/17 13/17
Crofton West Jn 13/19 13/19
Calder Bridge Jn 13/21 13/22
Wakefield Kirkgate 13/36 13/23
Wakefield Westgate 13/40 13/27
Copley Hill West Jn 13/50 13/39
Whitehall Jn 13/57 13/40
Leeds West Jn 13/58 13/41
Leeds 14L00a ~ 15L00d 13.51 ~ 15.11
Leeds West Jn 15/01 15/12
Whitehall Jn 15/02 15/14
Morley 15/08 15/21
Thornhill LNW Jn 15/14 15/28
Mirfield East Jn 15/15 15/29
Heaton Lodge Jn 15/18 15/31
Bradley Wood Jn 15/24 15/33
Greetland Jn 15/34 15/37
Milner Royd Jn 15/37 15/39
Hebden Bridge 15/44 15/44
Hall Royd Jn 15/48 15/49
Copy Pit 15/57 15/58
Gannow Jn 16/05 16/07
Accrington 16/13 16/14
Daisyfield Jn 16/20 16/20
Blackburn 16/21 16/21
Lostock Hall Jn 16/30 16/32
Farington Jn 16/44 16/35
Euxton Jn 16/48 16/40
Balshaw Lane Jn 16/49 16/41
Wigan North Western 16/55 16/48
Wigan South Jn 16/56 16/49
Springs Branch Jn 16/56 16/50
Golborne Jn 17/01 17/02
Winwick Jn 17/04 17/05
Dallam Jn 17/06 17/07
Warrington Bank Quay 17/07 17/08
Acton Grange Jn 17/08 17/09
Weaver Jn 17/12 17/14
Acton Bridge 17/15 17/16
Hartford Jn 17/23 17/17
Winsford SB 17/27 17/20
Crewe Coal Yard 17/38 17.29 ~ 17.40
Crewe 17L41a ~ 18L12d 17.42 ~ 18.11
Crewe North Stafford Jn 18/18 18/14
Barthomley Jn 18/22 18/18
Alsager 18/27 18/23
Kidsgrove 18/36 18/34
Stoke-on-Trent 18/47 18/43
Stoke Jn 18/49 18/44
Stone 19/01 18/51
Norton Bridge 19/11 19/04
Stafford 19/16 19/11
Stafford No.4 SB 19/19 19/12
Bushbury Jn 19/30 19/26
Wolverhampton North Jn 19/32 19/32
Wolverhampton 19/35 19/35
Dudley Port 19/42 19/42
Galton Jn 19/46 19/46
Soho South Jn 19/47 19/47

Timings continue in first table.

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