2nd February 2008

Pathfinder Tours
Buffer-Puffer 6.
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Locos Used 37401 & 37422 'Cardiff Canton'
Stock Used 4902+5040+4927+5009+3122+21272

Route:
1Z37 : London Bridge to Uckfield
1Z38 : Uckfield to East Grinstead
1Z39 : East Grinstead to London Bridge
1Z40 : London Bridge to London Victoria
1Z41 : London Victoria to London Cannon Street
1Z42 : London Cannon Street to Gordon Hill
1Z43 : Gordon Hill to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
37401 (1) London Bridge - Metropolitan Jn - London Charing Cross
37422 (2) London Charing Cross - Metropolitan Jn - London Cannon Street
37401 (1) London Cannon Street - Metropolitan Jn - London Blackfriars
37422 (2) London Blackfriars - Loughborough Junction - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - (via Leigham curve) - Balham - Clapham Junction - Kensington Olympia - Willesden West London Jn - Acton Wells Jn - South Acton Jn - Old Kew Jn - Hounslow - Twickenham - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Ludgate GW Jn - Factory Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Oxted - Uckfield
37401 (1) Uckfield - Oxted - East Croydon
37422 (2) East Croydon - Oxted - East Grinstead
37401 (1) East Grinstead - Oxted - East Croydon - Norwood Junction - Crystal Palace - Tulse Hill - Peckham Rye - London Bridge
37422 (2) London Bridge - Peckham Rye - Denmark Hill - Factory Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - London Victoria
37401 (1) London Victoria - (3) Battersea Park - (3) Factory Jn - Peckham Rye - Nunhead - Lewisham - Eltham - Falconwood - Slade Green - Plumstead - Charlton - Lewisham - Lewisham Vale Jn - Tanners Hill Jn - North Kent East Jn - London Bridge - London Cannon Street
37422 (2) London Cannon Street - Metropolitan Jn - Via Carriage Reception Road - London Blackfriars
37401 (1) London Blackfriars - Loughborough Jn - Canterbury Road Jn - Factory Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Willesden Junction HL - Gospel Oak - South Tottenham East Jn - Tottenham South Jn - Copper Mill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - High Meads Jn - Lea Jn - Dalston Kingsland - Canonbury West Jn - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace - Gordon Hill (Bay Platform)
37422 (2) Gordon Hill (Bay Platform) - Bowes Park - Via Up Goods Lines - Finsbury Park - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 37422 on rear.
(2) 37401 on rear.
(3) Booked route was via Stewarts Lane Jn.
(4) Matthew Cole offers the original booked route information, changed "
due to extreme pathing issues encountered with the original routing, the [final routing] now reflects what Network Rail and EWS can achieve on this date":
London Kings Cross - Holloway Down Goods - Ferme Park Sidings - Up Ferme Park Flyover - Finsbury Park Up Goods - Freight Terminal Jn - Camden Road Jn - Primrose Hill - West London Jn - Acton Wells Jn - South Acton Jn - Old Kew Jn - Hounslow - Twickenham - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Ludgate G.W. Jn - Factory Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - Crystal Palace - East Croydon - Oxted Uckfield - Uckfield Oxted - East Grinstead - Oxted - East Croydon - Streatham Common - Tulse Hill - Peckham Rye - London Bridge - London Bridge - Peckham Rye - Tulse Hill - Leigham Curve - Balham - Clapham Junction - Stewarts Lane Jn - London Victoria - Battersea Park - Clapham High Street - Peckham Rye - Nunhead - Lewisham - Charlton - Plumstead - Slade Green - Falconwood - Lewisham - Lewisham Vale Jn - Tanners Hill Jn - North Kent East Jn - London Bridge (Up Passenger Loop) - London Charing Cross Stoney Street Jn - Metropolitan Jn - Via Carriage Reception Road - London Blackfriars - Loughborough Jn - Canterbury Road Jn - Factory Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Willesden Junction H.L. - Gospel Oak - South Tottenham East Jn - Tottenham South Jn - Copper Mill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - High Meads Jn - Lea Jn - Dalston Kingsland - Canonbury West Jn - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace Gordon Hill Bay Platform - Bowes Park - Via Up Avoiding / Up Carriage / Up Goods / Up Slow Lines - London Kings Cross.

Sources : LASERman, Alan Sheppard & Matthew Cole

Photo Review
(all photos: Alan Sheppard)


37401 at East Grinstead.


37422 at Uckfield.


37422 at Blackfriars, with St Paul's Cathedral for a background.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman, Alan Sheppard & Alan Vickers)

M.C Location
Booked
Actual
0.00 London Bridge
07.57d [P5]
08.01
0.39 Metropolitan Jn
07/59 [SL]
08/04
- London Waterloo East
08/01
?
1.70
0.00
London Charing Cross
08.03a ~ 08.12d [P3]
08.10 ~ 08.17
- London Waterloo East
08/16
?
1.31 Metropolitan Jn
08/20
08/22 [E]
1.73
0.00
London Cannon Street
08.22a ~ 08.32d [P7]
08.24 ~ 08.31 [E]
0.42 Metropolitan Jn
08/34
08/33
1.26
0.00
London Blackfriars
08.38a ~ 08.48d [P1] [FL]
08.39 ~ 08.47
3.18 Loughborough Junction
08/59
08/59 [DF-DS]
4.06 Herne Hill
09/02 [P4]
09/02
5.12 Tulse Hill
09/09 [P2]
09.07 ~ 09.08
5.45 Leigham Jn
09/14
09.10 ~ 09.12
6.19 Streatham Hill
09/18
09/14
7.24 Balham
09/23 [SL]
09/23
9.19 Clapham Junction
09/28
09/29 [P16]
9.53 Latchmere Jn
09/30
09/31
12.36 Kensington Olympia
09/36 [DML]
09/37 [P2]
14.24 North Pole Jn
09/41
09/40
14.61 Mitre Bridge Jn
09/44
09/42
- Willesden South West Sidings
09/47
09/44
15.74 Acton Wells Jn
09/49
09/46
17.60 South Acton Jn
09/54
09/51
18.40 Kew East Jn
09/59
09/53
19.02 Old Kew Jn
10/01
09/59
- Brentford
10/02
10/00
22.41 Hounslow
10/06
10/06
23.40 Whitton Jn
10/11
10/10
- Twickenham Jn
10/16 [FL]
10/14
25.21 Twickenham
10/17
10/15
- St Margarets
10/19
10/17
26.66 Richmond
10/23
10/22
29.36 Barnes
10/30 [SL]
10/29
32.49 Clapham Junction
10.37a ~ 10.41d [P3]
10.37 ~ 10.42
33.57 Longhedge Jn
10/45
10/46
34.16 Factory Jn
10/49 [RVL]
10/48
- Voltaire Road Jn
10/49
10/49
35.49 Brixton
10/51
10/51
36.31 Herne Hill
10/52 [P3]
10/53
37.37 Tulse Hill
10/56 [P4]
10/56 [P2]
38.78 Streatham
11/00
11/00
39.45 Streatham Common
11/06 [SL]
11/05
42.28 Selhurst
11/17
11.13 ~ 11.15 [P1]
- Windmill Bridge Jn
11/24
11/21
43.37 East Croydon
11/25 [P5] [RVS]
11.24 ~ 11.28 [DS]
- South Croydon
11/29 [P4]
11/31 [P5]
44.32 Sanderstead
11/31
11/34
52.34 Oxted
11/43
11/45
53.29 Hurst Green
11/52
11/47
59.36 Hever
12/08
12.03 ~ 12.06
63.23 Blackham Jn
12/15
12/12
65.65 Ashurst
12/21
12/13
71.20 Crowborough
12/32
12/25
74.62 Greenhurst Jn
12/45
12.30 ~ 12.41
78.17
0.00
Uckfield
12.52a ~ 13.00d
12.48 ~ 13.01
3.35 Greenhurst Jn
13/10
13/07
6.77 Crowborough
13/17
13/12
12.32 Ashurst Jn
13/27
13/19
14.74 Ashurst
13/33
13/21
18.61 Hever
13/39
13/28
- Hurst Green Jn
?
13.38 ~ 13/52
24.68 Hurst Green
13/55
13/53
25.56 Oxted
13/59
13.57a ~ 13.58d
33.65 Sanderstead
14/14
14/12
- South Croydon
14/18 [RVS] [P4]
14/16
35.60
0.00
East Croydon
14.22a ~ 14.31d [P5]
14.18 ~ 14.32
- South Croydon
14/34 [P5]
14/35 [P4]
1.75 Sanderstead
14/36
14/38
10.04 Oxted
14/48
14.51a ~ 14.51d
10.72 Hurst Green
14/51
14/53
19.56
0.00
East Grinstead
15.05a ~ 15.19d [P1]
15.05 ~ 15.19
8.64 Hurst Green
15/32
15/31
9.52 Oxted
15/34
15/33
17.61 Sanderstead
15/42
15/44
- South Croydon
15/45 [RVS] [P4]
15/47
19.56 East Croydon
15/49 [P4] [SL]
15/50
- Windmill Bridge Jn
15/50
15/51
- Norwood Fork Jn
15/51 [FL]
15/52
21.29 Norwood Jn
15/55 [P3]
15/54
- Bromley Jn
15/57
15/57
22.68 Crystal Palace
15/59
15/59
24.42 West Norwood
16/05
16/04
25.20 Tulse Hill
16/07 [P3]
16/07
27.71 Peckham Rye
16/13
16/13
29.58 South Bermondsey
16/19
16/17
31.27
0.00
London Bridge
16.24a ~ 17.03d [P15]
16.22 ~ 17.03 [P14]
1.49 South Bermondsey Jn
17/07
17/06
3.36 Peckham Rye
17/13 [AL]
17/11
3.67 Crofton Road Jn
17/19
17/11
4.23 Denmark Hill
17/20
17/13
- Voltaire Road Jn
17/23
17/17
6.58 Factory Jn
17/24
17/18
7.01 Stewarts Lane Jn
17/27 [RVL]
17/19 [Up SL]
7.48 Battersea Pier Jn
17/29 [SL]
17/20
8.39
0.00
London Victoria
17.34a ~ 17.44d [P8] [SL]
17.26 ~ 17.43 [P5]
- Grosvenor Bridge
17/47
17/45
0.71 Stewarts Lane Jn
17/50
DIV
? Battersea Park
DIV
17/47 [P1]
1.61 Factory Jn
17/51 [AL]
17/50
- Voltaire Road Jn
17/52
17/51
4.27 Denmark Hill
17/57
17/55
- Crofton Road Jn
17/58
17/57
5.73 Nunhead
18/01
17/59
7.59 Lewisham
18/10
18/08
8.50 Blackheath
18/15
18/12
10.66 Eltham
18/22
18/18
15.46 Barnehurst
18/29
18/28
17.06 Erith Loop
18/31
18/31
17.12 Slade Green
18/34
18/32
23.10 Woolwich Arsenal
18/44
18/42
24.78 Charlton
18/48
18/47
26.73 Blackheath
19/02
18/51
27.64 Lewisham
19/06 [RVL]
18.54 ~ 18.58
28.39 Tanners Hill Jn
19/08 [FL]
19/00
29.00 New Cross
19/09
19/02
29.43 North Kent East Jn
19/10 [Line 3]
19/02
- Spa Road Jn
19/13
19/05
31.78 London Bridge
19/16 [P3]
19/08
- Borough Market Jn
19/17 [RVL]
19/09
32.55
0.00
London Cannon Street
19.19a ~ 19.29d [P5]
19.16 ~ 19.29
0.42 Metropolitan Jn
19/31
19.31 ~ 19.39
- Blackfriars No.1 Carriage Road
19/35
19/42
1.26
0.00
London Blackfriars
19.38a ~ 19.51d [P1] [FL]
19.45 ~ 19.52
3.07 Loughborough Jn
20/00
20/00 [DF-DS]
3.32 Canterbury Road Jn
20/01
20/02
4.14 Brixton Jn
20/03
20/02
- Shepherds Lane Jn
20/04 [AL]
20/03
- Voltaire Road Jn
20/05 [RVL]
20/05 [AL-RVL]
5.41 Factory Jn
20/06
20/06 [Dn Ludgate]
6.00 Longhedge Jn
20/08
20/08
6.65 Latchmere Jn
20/17
20.11 ~ 20.15
9.48 Kensington Olympia
20/24 [DML]
20/24
11.36 North Pole Jn
20/29
20/30
11.73 Mitre Bridge Jn
20/30
20/31
12.45 Willesden Junction High Level
20c36a ~ 20c40d
20.38 ~ 20.41
12.67 Kensal Green Jn
20/42
20/42
16.74 Gospel Oak
20/59
20/50
- Junction Road Jn
21/06
20/52
18.07 Upper Holloway
21/08
20/52
20.76 South Tottenham
21/18
21/00
21.40 Tottenham South Jn
21/21
21.02 ~ 21.06
22.07 Coppermill Jn
21/22
21/08
24.55 Temple Mills East Jn
21/27
21/13
25.33 Lea Jn
21/42
21/16
28.17 Dalston Jn
21/49
21/22
29.07 Canonbury West Jn
21/52
21/24
- Finsbury Park South Jn
?
[Dn Gds - Dn M'gate]
30.29 Finsbury Park
21.57a ~ 21.59d [P6]
21.37 ~ 21.39
- Finsbury Park North Jn
?
[Dn M'gate - DS2]
32.66 Alexandra Palace
22/04
21/44
37.57
0.00
Gordon Hill
22.13a ~ 22.21d [P1] (22.08d)
22.02 ~ 22.08
4.71 Alexandra Palace
22/28 [GL]
22.20 ~ 22.26
7.28 Finsbury Park
22/38
22/33
8.25 Holloway South Jn
22/42 [SL]
22/36
9.14 Belle Isle
22/44 [SL2]
22.40 ~ 22.43
9.69 London Kings Cross
22.46a [P9]
22.46


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