8th March 2008

Pathfinder Tours
Buffer-Puffer 6.
1

Locos Used 37401 & 37405
Stock Used 21272+3122+5009+4927+5040+4902

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

Loco(s) Route
37405 (1) London Cannon Street - Metropolitan Jn - London Charing Cross
37401 (2) London Charing Cross - Metropolitan Jn - London Bridge - Sydenham - Crystal Palace - West Norwood - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill
37405 (1) Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - 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 G.W. Jn - Factory Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Oxted - Uckfield
37401 (2) Uckfield - Oxted - East Croydon
37405 (1) East Croydon - Oxted - East Grinstead
37401 (2) East Grinstead - Oxted - East Croydon - Norwood Junction - Crystal Palace - Tulse Hill - Peckham Rye - London Bridge
37405 (1) London Bridge - Peckham Rye - Denmark Hill - Factory Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - London Victoria
37401 (2) 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 - Metropolitan Jn - Via Carriage Reception Road - London Blackfriars
37405 (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)
37401 (2) Gordon Hill (Bay Platform) - Bowes Park - Alexandra Palace - (via Up Goods Line) - Finsbury Park North Jn - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 37401 on rear.
(2) 37405 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 : Pathfinder Tours, LASERman, Richard Rooker, Matthew Cole & Alan Sheppard

Photo Review


37405 before departure at Cannon Street (photo: Alan Sheppard)


37401 at the stops at Kings Cross (photo: Matthew Cole)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Pathfinder Tours, LASERman, Richard Rooker, Matthew Cole & Alan Sheppard)

M.C Location
Booked
Actual
0.00 London Cannon Street
07.57d [P7]
07.57
0.42 Metropolitan Jn
07/59 [SL]
07.59 ~ 08.00
? London Waterloo East
08/01
08/02
1.73
0.00
London Charing Cross
08.03a ~ 08.08d [P3]
08.08 ~ 08.14
? London Waterloo East
?
08/16
1.31 Metropolitan Jn
08/13
08/18
1.70 London Bridge
08.15a ~ 08.20d [P4]
08.20 ~ 08.22
? Spa Road
08/23 [Line 5]
08/24
? Blue Anchor
08/24 [SL]
08/25
4.02 Bricklayers Arms
08/26 [FL]
08/27 [SL]
? Forest Hill
08/32 [SL]
08/31
6.22 Sydenham
08/35
08/33
7.34 Crystal Palace
08/40
08/37
9.08 West Norwood
08/45
08/41
9.66 Tulse Hill
08/48 [P3]
08/44
10.72
0.00
Herne Hill
08.52a ~ 09.03d [P1]
08.48 ~ 09.04
1.06 Tulse Hill
09/09 [P2]
09/08
1.39 Leigham Jn
09/14
09.10 ~ 09.10
2.13 Streatham Hill
09/18
09/12
? Sig. VC640
?
09.16 ~ 09.21
3.18 Balham
09/23 [SL]
09/23
5.13 Clapham Junction
09/28 [P16]
09/29
5.59 Latchmere Jn
09/30
09/30
8.42 Kensington Olympia
09/36 [DML]
09/35
10.30 North Pole Jn
09/41
09/37
10.67 Mitre Bridge Jn
09/44
09.39 ~ 09.43
- Willesden South West Sidings
09/47
09/45
12.00 Acton Wells Jn
09/49
09/47
13.66 South Acton Jn
09/54
09/53
14.46 Kew East Jn
09/59
09/54
- Old Kew Jn
10/01
09.56 ~ 09.59
15.59 Brentford
10/02
10/00
18.47 Hounslow
10/06
10/05
19.46 Whitton Jn
10/11
10/09
- Twickenham Jn
10/16 [FL]
10/13
21.27 Twickenham
10/17 [P4]
10/14
- St Margarets
10/19
10/17
22.72 Richmond
10/23
10/21
25.42 Barnes
10/30 [SL]
10/28
28.55 Clapham Junction
10.37a ~ 10.41d [P3]
10.37 ~ 10.41
29.63 Longhedge Jn
10/45
10/45
30.22 Factory Jn
10/49 [RVL]
10/47
- Voltaire Road Jn
10/49
10/48
31.55 Brixton
10/51
10/51
32.37 Herne Hill
10/52 [P3]
10/52
33.43 Tulse Hill
10/56 [P4]
10/56 [P2]
35.04 Streatham
11/00
11/00
35.51 Streatham Common
11/06 [SL]
11/06
38.34 Selhurst
11/17
11/13
- Windmill Bridge Jn
11/24
11/22
39.43 East Croydon
11/25 [P5] [RVS]
11/25
- South Croydon
11/29 [P4]
11/28
41.38 Sanderstead
11/31
11/31
49.40 Oxted
11/42 [P2]
11/42
50.35 Hurst Green
11/51
11/44
56.42 Hever
12/08
11/59
60.29 Blackham Jn
12/15
12/12
62.71 Ashurst Jn
12/21
12/16
68.26 Crowborough
12/38
12p25a ~ 12p40d
71.68 Greenhurst Jn
12/45
12/42
75.23
0.00
Uckfield
12.52a ~ 13.00d
12.47 ~ 13.01
3.35 Greenhurst Jn
13/10
13/06
6.77 Crowborough
13/17
13/13
12.32 Ashurst Jn
13/27
13/21
14.74 Blackham Jn
13/33
13/22
18.61 Hever
13/39
13/28
- Hurst Green Jn
?
13/53
24.68 Hurst Green
13/55
13/54
25.56 Oxted
13.59a ~ 14.01d [P1]
13.56 ~ 13.58
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]
14.21 ~ 14.31
- South Croydon
14/34 [P5]
??/?? [P4]
1.75 Sanderstead
14/36
14/37
10.04 Oxted
14.49a ~ 14.51d [P2]
14.49 ~ 14.50
10.72 Hurst Green
14/53
14/52
19.56
0.00
East Grinstead
15.05a ~ 15.19d [P1]
15.04 ~ 15.19
8.64 Hurst Green
15/32
15/31
9.52 Oxted
15/34
15/32
17.61 Sanderstead
15/42
15/43
- South Croydon
15/45 [RVS] [P4]
15/47 [SL] [P3]
19.56 East Croydon
15/49 [SL] [P4]
15/49
- Windmill Bridge Jn
15/50
15/51
- Norwood Fork Jn
15/51 [FL]
15/52
21.29 Norwood Junction
15/55 [P3]
15/54
- Bromley Jn
15/57
15/58
22.68 Crystal Palace
15/59
16/00
24.42 West Norwood
16/05
16/05
25.20 Tulse Hill
16/08 [P3]
16/08
27.71 Peckham Rye
16/13
16/13
29.58 South Bermondsey
16/19
16/16
31.27
0.00
London Bridge
16.24a ~ 17.03d [P15]
16.22 ~ 17.03 [P12]
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
17/12
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
7.48 Battersea Pier Jn 17/29 [SL]
17/27
8.39
0.00
London Victoria
17.34a ~ 17.40d [P8] [SL]
17.31 ~ 17.43
- Grosvenor Bridge
17/43
?
0.71 Stewarts Lane Jn
17/46
DIV
? Battersea Park
DIV
17/48 [P1]
1.61 Factory Jn
17/51 [AL]
17/51
- Voltaire Road Jn
17/52
17/52
4.27 Denmark Hill
17/57
17/57
- Crofton Road Jn
17/58
17/59 [CL]
5.73 Nunhead
18/01
18/03
7.59 Lewisham
18/10
18/08
8.50 Blackheath
18/15
18/12
10.66 Eltham
18/22
18/19
15.46 Barnehurst
18/29
18/31
17.06 Erith Loop
18/31
18/35
17.12 Slade Green
18/34
18/36
23.10 Woolwich Arsenal
18/44
18/45
24.78 Charlton
18/48
18/49
26.73 Blackheath
19/02
19/00
27.64 Lewisham
19/06 [RVL]
19/04
28.39 Tanners Hill Jn
19/08 [FL]
19/09
29.00 New Cross
19/09
19/11
29.43 North Kent East Jn
19/10 [Line 6]
19/11
- Spa Road Jn
19/15 [UPL]
19/15
31.78 London Bridge
19*18 ~ 19*31 [UPL]
19.21 ~ 19.31 [P5]
32.37 Metropolitan Jn
19/33
19/33
- Blackfriars No.1 Carriage Road
19/37
19/36
33.21
0.00
London Blackfriars
19.40a ~ 19.49d [P1] [FL]
19.39 ~ 19.49
3.07 Loughborough Jn
19/59
19/58
3.32 Canterbury Road Jn
20/00
20/00
4.14 Brixton Jn
20/03
20/01
- Shepherds Lane Jn
20/04 [AL]
20/01
- Voltaire Road Jn
20/05 [RVL]
20/03 [AL-RVL]
5.41 Factory Jn
20/06
20/04 [Dn Ludgate]
6.00 Longhedge Jn
20/08
20/06
6.65 Latchmere Jn
20/17
20.11 ~ 20.14
9.48 Kensington Olympia
20/24 [DML]
20.23 [P2]
11.36 North Pole Jn
20/29
20/29
11.73 Mitre Bridge Jn
20/30
20/30
12.45 Willesden Junction High Level
20c36a ~ 20c40d
20.36 ~ 20.40
12.67 Kensal Green Jn
20/42
20/41
16.74 Gospel Oak
20/59
20/57
- Junction Road Jn
21/06
21/01
18.07 Upper Holloway
21/08
21/02
20.76 South Tottenham
21/18
21/15
21.40 Tottenham South Jn
21/25
21/22
22.07 Coppermill Jn
21/26
21/24
24.55 Temple Mills East Jn
21/31
21/29
25.33 Lea Jn
21/42
21/37
28.17 Dalston Jn
21/49 [Line 1]
21/46
29.07 Canonbury West Jn
21/52
21/48
- Finsbury Park South Jn
[Dn Gds - Dn M'gate]
21/52
30.29 Finsbury Park
21.57a ~ 21.59d [P6]
21.58 ~ 21.59
- Finsbury Park North Jn
[Dn M'gate - DS2]
?
32.66 Alexandra Palace
22/04
22/03
37.57
0.00
Gordon Hill
22.13a ~ 22.21d [P1]
22.12 ~ 22.21
4.71 Alexandra Palace
22/28 [GL]
22/28 [P1-UGL]
7.28 Finsbury Park
22/38
22/44 [P1]
8.25 Holloway South Jn
22/42 [SL]
22/50
9.14 Belle Isle
22/44 [SL2]
?
9.69 London Kings Cross
22.46a [P9]
22.54


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