15th November 2008

Pathfinder Tours
The Industrious Trader

Locos Used 37401 & 37417 'Richard Trevithick'
Stock Used 5350+4902+5040+4927+5009+1863+3112+3122+17105

Route:
1Z37 : Reading to Round Oak
1Z74 : Round Oak to Reading

Loco(s) Route
37401 + 37417 Reading - Cholsey - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Wolvecot Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Warwick Parkway - Hatton - Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley - Bordesley South Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr South Jn - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International
37417 (1) Birmingham International - Coventry
37401 (2) Coventry - Three Spires Jn - Prologis Park
37417 (1) Prologis Park - Three Spires Jn - Coventry
37401 (2) Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr South Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Old Hill - Stourbridge Junction
37417 (1) Stourbridge Junction - Round Oak (Down & Up Round Oak No.2)
37401 (2) Round Oak - Kingswinford Jn South (Cross to Dn/Up Round Oak No.1) - Stourbridge Junction
37417 (1) Stourbridge Junction - Old Hill - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Newton Jn - Bescot Yard (Up & Down Through Siding 2) - Bushbury Jn - Stafford Up & Down Goods - Salop Branch Sidings
37401 (2) Salop Branch Sidings - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Oxley Chord - Oxley Jn - Madeley Jn - Ironbridge Branch (NR Limit)
37417 (1) Ironbridge Branch - Madeley Jn - Wolverhampton - Darlaston Jn - Walsall - Sutton Park Line - Park Lane Jn - Landor Street Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Lifford West Jn - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Stechford - Birmingham International
37401 + 37417 Birmingham International - Coventry - Leamington Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Reading

Notes :
(1) 37401 on rear.
(2) 37417 on rear.

Source : Alan Sheppard

Photo Review


37401 heads the train at Birmingham International (photo: Nick Bartlett)


37417 brings up the rear at Birmingham International (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Colin Ward)

M.C
Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00
Reading 06.00d ?   21.17a ?
90.27
?
Reading West Jn 06/02 ?   21/15 ?
?
 ?
Didcot East Jn 06/16 ?   21/01 ?
 ?
17.12
Didcot Parkway 06.17a ~ 06.19d  ?   20.58a ~ 21.00d  ?
73.15
 ?
Didcot North Jn 06/21 ?   20/56 ?
 ?
 ?
Kennington Jn 06/33 ?   20/47 ?
 ?
27.43
Oxford 06.38a ~ 06.40d ?   20.40a ~ 20.42d  ?
62.64
 ?
Wolvercot Jn 06/44 ?   20/37 ?
 ?
 ?
Heyford 06/51 ?   20/29 ?
 ?
 ?
Aynho Jn 06/59 ?   20/23 ?
 ?
50.18
Banbury 07.04a ~ 07.06d ?   20.16a ~ 20.18d ?
40.09
 ?
Fenny Compton 07/19 ?   20/06 ?
?
?
Leamington Spa 07/32 ?   19/54 ?
 ?

 

M.C
Location Booked Actual
?
Hatton 07/38 ?
 ?
Dorridge 07/45 ?
 ?
Bentley Heath Crossing 07/47 ?
 ?
Tyseley 07/56 ?
 ?
Small Heath South Jn 08/08 ?
 ?
Bordesley Jn 08/13 ?
 ?
St Andrews Jn 08/14 ?
 ?
Proof House Jn 08/20 ?
114.19
Birmingham New Street 08.23a ~ 08.26d 08.19 ~ 08.26 [P6]
 ?
Soho South Jn 08/31 08/32
 ?
Soho East Jn 08/33 08/33
 ?
Perry Barr West Jn 08/46 08/39
 ?
Perry Barr South Jn 08/48 08.41 ~ 08.44
 ?
Aston 08/56 08/54
 ?
Stechford 09/01 09/00
128.03
0.00
Birmingham International 09L06a ~ 09L29d 09.09 ~ 09.35 [P1]
10.56
0.00
Coventry 09.45a ~ 09.52d  09.52 ~ 09.56 [P2]
 ?
Coundon Road 09/55 10/01
3.23
Three Spires Jn 09/58 10/06
5.30
0.00
Prologis Park 10.13 ~ 10.26 (H/L) 10.22 ~ 10.28 (L/L)
2.07
Three Spires Jn 10/41 10/47
 ?
Coundon Road 10/48 10/52
5.30
0.00
Coventry 10.52a ~ 11.02d 10.58 ~ 11.07 [P1]
10.56
Birmingham International 11*19a ~ 11*42d 11.25 ~ 11.44 [P1]
 ?
Stechford 11/49 11/52
 ?
Aston 11/57 11/59
 ?
Perry Barr South Jn 12/01 12/02
 ?
Perry Barr West Jn 12/03 12/04
 ?
Soho East Jn 12/08 12/10
 ?
Soho North Jn 12/09 12/12
 ?
Galton Jn 12/10 12/15
 ?
Smethwick Jn 12/10 12/16
 ?
Rowley Regis 12/14 12/20
31.78
0.00
Stourbridge Junction 12.23 ~ 12.28 12.30 ~ 12.36 [P3]
 ?
Kingswinford Jn South 12*33 ~ 12*36 12.45 ~ 12.46
3.72
0.00
Round Oak 12.50 ~ 13.01 12.56 ~ 13.03
 ?
Kingswinford Jn South 13*15 ~ 13*18 13.11 ~ 13.12
3.72
0.00
Stourbridge Junction 13.22 ~ 13.27 13.28 ~ 13.29 [P3]
 ?
Rowley Regis 13/44 13.45
 ?
Smethwick Jn 13/47 13.51 ~ 13.53
 ?
Galton Jn 13/48 13/54
 ?
Soho North Jn 13/49 13/58
 ?
Soho East Jn 13/51 14/00
 ?
Perry Barr West Jn 13/54 14/04
 ?
Perry Barr North Jn 13/56 14/05
15.79
Newton Jn 14/02 14/13
 ?
Bescot Yard (Up/Dn Thro Sdg 2) 14*06 ~ 14*11 14.20 ~ 14.21
17.10
Bescot Jn 14/15 14.24 ~ 14.25
 ?
Darlaston Jn 14/16 14/30
 ?
Portobello Jn 14/20 14/34
 ?
Bushbury Jn 14/28 14/39
 ?
Stafford No.4 14/43 14/53
37.35
Stafford Up & Down Goods 14*44 ~ 14*50 14/54
37.60
0.00
Salop Branch Sidings 14.53 ~ 14.58 14.58 ~ 15.05
0.25
Stafford 15/01 15.09 ~ 15.10 [P6]
?
Stafford No.4 15/02 15/11
 ?
Bushbury Jn 15/20 15/27
 ?
Oxley Stafford Road Jn 15/31 15/32
 ?
Oxley SB 15/32 15/33
 ?
Cosford 15/42 15/41
28.48
Madeley Jn 15/48 15/48
 ?
Madeley South Jn ? 15.51 ~ 15.58
34.34
0.00
Ironbridge Power Station Stop Board 16.10 ~ 16.15 16.26 ~ 16.33
5.66
Madeley Jn 16/37 16.56 ~ 16.57
 ?
Cosford 16/43 17/05
 ?
Oxley SB 16/52 17/13
 ?
Wolverhampton North Jn 16/54 17/15
20.26
Wolverhampton 16.56a ~ 16.59d 17.18 ~ 17.20 [P3]
 ?
Portobello Jn 17/04 17/25
 ?
Darlaston Jn 17/08 17/31
 ?
Pleck Jn 17/12 17/33
 ?
Walsall 17/14 17/35 [P1]
 ?
Ryecroft Jn 17/15 17/37
 ?
Park Lane Jn 17/36 17/58
 ?
Castle Bromwich Jn ??*?? ~ 17*53 18.00 ~ 18.00
?
Landor Street Jn 18/01 18/09
 ?
St Andrews Jn 18/03 18/10
 ?
Bordesley Jn 18/04 18/12
 ?
Lifford East Jn 18/11 18.20 ~ 18.21
 ?
Lifford West Jn 18/13 18/25
 ?
Selly Oak 18/18 18/28
55.07
Birmingham New Street 18.33a ~ 18.38d 18.36 ~ 18.42 [P8]
 ?
Proof House Jn 18/41 18.43 ~ 18.47
 ?
Stechford 18/49 18/52
63.25
0.00
Birmingham International 18L56a ~ 19L20d 19.01 ~ ??.?? [P1]
10.56
Coventry 19.35a ~ 19.37d ?
 ?
Gibbet Hill Jn 19/43 ?
?
Kenilworth 19/45 ?
?
Milverton Jn 19/51 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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