23rd August 2008

Pathfinder Tours
The Dorset Coast Explorer
and Great Wey Round

Locos Used 33025 'Glen Falloch' & 33207 'Jim Martin'
Stock Used 10 coaches

Route:
1Z33 : Crewe to Weymouth
1Z34 : Weymouth to Crewe

Locos Route
33207 + 33025 Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford Bushbury Jn Bescot Stadium Tame Bridge Parkway Perry Barr North Jn Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Bordesley Jn - Barnt Green - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Bristol Parkway Dr Days Jn North Somerset Jn Bath Spa Westbury Clink Rd Jn Blatchbridge Jn Castle Cary Yeovil Pen Mill Dorchester West Weymouth
33207 + 33025 Weymouth - Dorchester South Wareham Bournemouth Southampton Central Eastleigh Winchester - Basingstoke Oxford Rd Jn Reading West Jn Didcot Parkway Oxford Wolvercot Jn Moreton-in-Marsh Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Barnt Green Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Tame Bridge Parkway Bescot Stadium - Bushbury Jn - Stafford Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 33207 is confirmed as having led the train on both outward and return legs
.
(2) Three off-train options (alighting at Dorchester West, rejoining at Wareham) were:
i) Visit to Lulworth Cove
ii)
Visit to the Swanage Railway
iii)
Visit to Corfe Castle


33207+33025 pass the former Upwey Wishing Well Halt heading away from
Weymouth homewards (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Sources : Steve Atkinson (joined/left at Worcester Shrub Hill) & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked only)
(from Steve Atkinson)

M.C

Location

Booked (out)

Booked (rtn)

M.C

0.00

Crewe

05.58d

22.40a

509.13

1.64

Basford Hall Jn

06/02

22/37

507.29

8.06

Madeley

06/07

22/29

501.07

19.08

Norton Bridge

06/19

22/20

490.05

24.37

Stafford

06.25a ~ 06.33d

22.08a ~ 22.14d

484.56

38.14

Bushbury Jn

06/51

21/53

470.79

40.62

Portobello Jn

06/56

21/48

468.31

43.16

Darlaston Jn

06/58

21/45

465.32

44.79

Bescot Stadium

07/02

21/43

464.14

45.78

Tame Bridge Parkway

07.05a ~ 07.07d

21.36a ~ 21.40d

463.15

49.36

Perry Barr North Jn

07/12

21/31

459.57

52.27

Soho South Jn

07/18

- -
-

Aston

-

21/25

457.35

-

Proof House Jn

-

21/21

455.35

54.28

Birmingham New Street

07.26a ~ 07.36d

21.10a ~ 21.18d

454.59

55.02

Proof House Jn

07/39

- -

55.79

St Andrews Jn

07/42

- -

56.25

Bordesley Jn

07/43

- -
-

Selly Oak

-

20/58

451.28

61.40

Kings Norton

07/53

20/54

449.14

63.73

Longbridge

07/56

20/49

446.61

66.48

Barnt Green

08.02a ~ 08.05d

20.41a ~ 20.45d

444.06

70.11

Bromsgrove

08/11

20/35

440.43

72.24

Stoke Works Jn

08/15

20/33

438.30

76.39

Droitwich Spa

08/20

20/08

434.15

82.18

Worcester Shrub Hill

08.30a ~ 08.33d

19.59a ~ 20.01d

428.36

85.23

Norton Jn

08/38

19.49a ~ 19.51d

425.31

 

M.C

Location

Booked

86.05

Abbotswood Jn

08/43

96.72

Ashchurch

08/54

104.03

Cheltenham Spa

09.04a ~ 09.06d

109.46

Barnwood Jn

09/14

110.33

Gloucester Yard Jn

09/15

116.43

Standish Jn

09/20

129.68

Charfield

09/31

136.29

Yate

09/37

138.01

Westerleigh Jn

09/40

142.51

Bristol Parkway

09.46a ~ 09.50d

144.10

Filton Abbey Wood

09/53

147.67

Dr Days Jn

10/00

148.10

North Somerset Jn

10/14

158.69

Bath Spa

10/26

161.05

Bathampton Jn

10/30

170.27

Bradford Jn

10/41

175.51

Westbury

10.49a ~ 10.51d

177.05

Fairwood Jn

10/54

180.27

Clink Road Jn

10/57

182.29

Blatchbridge Jn

10/59

186.39

East Somerset Jn

11/02

195.18

Castle Cary

11.11a ~ 11.19d

206.74

Yeovil Pen Mill

11.40a ~ 12.05d

219.64

Maiden Newton

12.22a ~ 12.24d

227.35

Dorchester West

12.34a ~ 12.36d

227.35

Dorchester Jn

12/37

234.35

Weymouth

12.46a ~ 14.36d

241.04

Dorchester Jn

14/49

241.29

Dorchester South

14/50

246.75

Moreton

14/57

251.30

Wool

15/02

256.29

Wareham

15.09a ~ 15.20d

263.37

Poole

15/29

266.48

Branksome

15/34

269.17

Bournemouth

15/48

284.33

Brockenhurst

16/05

295.29

Redbridge

16/22

298.00

Southampton Central

16.34a ~ 16.52d

299.04

Northam Jn

16/55

300.09

St Denys

17/06

303.64

Eastleigh

17.17a ~ 17.23d

307.49

Shawford

17/29

310.60

Winchester

17/35

326.78

Worting Jn

17/50

329.38

Basingstoke

17/52

333.56

Bramley

17/59

343.15

Southcote Jn

18/08

344.40

Oxford Road Jn

18/10

345.01

Reading West Jn

18.12a ~ 18.17d

360.63

Didcot East Jn

18/34

361.15

Didcot Parkway

18.35a ~ 18.37d

361.79

Didcot North Jn

18/40

371.46

Oxford

18/51

374.37

Wolvercot Jn

18/54

388.41

Ascott-under-Wychwood

19/07

399.61

Moreton-in-Marsh

19.19a ~ 19.21d

414.60

Evesham

19.35a ~ 19.37d

Timings continue in first table.

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