24th January 2009

Pathfinder Tours
The Mersey Mancunian

Locos Used 66007 & 66596
Stock Used Booked for 13 coaches

Route:
1Z88 : Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly
1Z89 : Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Victoria
1Z90 : Manchester Victoria to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
66007 Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Stone - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Macclesfield - Cheadle Hulme - Edgeley Jn - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Slade Lane Jn - Manchester Piccadilly
66596 (1) Manchester Piccadilly - Slade Lane Jn - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Edgeley Jn - Northenden Jn - Skelton Jn - Altrincham - Mobberley - Northwich - Hartford CLC Jn - Hartford LNW Jn - Acton Bridge - Weaver Jn - Acton Grange Jn - Walton Old Jn - Arpley Jn - Latchford Sidings
66007 (2) Latchford Sidings - Arpley Jn - Ditton East Jn - Speke Jn - Allerton - Wavertree Jn - Edge Hill SB - Edge Hill Down Wapping
66596 (1) Edge Hill Down Wapping - Edge Hill SB - Bootle Branch Jn - Edge Lane Jn - Bootle Jn - Regents Road LC
66007 (2) Regents Road LC - Bootle Jn - Edge Lane Jn - Olive Mount Jn - Huyton - St Helens Central - Ince Moss Jn - Bamfurlong Jn - Golborne Jn - Parkside Jn - Astley - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Philips Park West Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Denton Jn - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Edgeley Jn - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford
66007 Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 66007 on rear.
(2) 66596 on rear.
(3) Route & loco confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & LASERman

Photo Review


66007 on arrival into Manchester Piccadilly (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66596 waits to leave Manchester Piccadilly for Liverpool (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from LASERman)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads 07.04d [P3] [UDR] 23.11a [P3]
Bristol East Jn 07/04 [RL] 23/09 [UDR]
Dr Days Jn 07/06 23/08 [RL]
Narroways Hill Jn 07/08 23/06
Filton Abbey Wood 07/11 23/02
Bristol Parkway 07.14a ~ 07.16d [P3] 22.54a ~ 23.00d [P3]
Westerleigh Jn 07/22 22/49
Yate 07/25 22/47
Charfield 07/31 22/41
Cam & Dursley 07.38a ~ 07.40d 22.31a ~ 22.33d
Standish Jn 07/47 22/24
Gloucester Yard Jn 07/53 22/20
Barnwood Jn 07/54 22/19
Cheltenham Spa 08.02a ~ 08.04d 22.10a ~ 22.12d
Ashchurch 08/12 22/01
Abbotswood Jn 08/20 21/52
Norton Jn 08/21 -
Worcester Shrub Hill 08/31 [P1] -
Tunnel Jn 08/33 -
Droitwich Spa 08/38 -
Stoke Works Jn 08/43 21/41
Bromsgrove 08/46 21/39
Barnt Green 08.52a ~ 08.54d [ML] 21.32a ~ 21.34d
Longbridge 08/58 [FL] 21/26
Kings Norton 09/04 21/17 [SL]
Lifford East Jn 09/06 -
Bordesley Jn 09/14 -
St Andrews Jn 09/14 -
Proof House Jn 09/19 [WL] -
Selly Oak - 21/13
Birmingham New Street 09.22a ~ 09.42d [P9] 20.48a ~ 21.02d [P11]
Proof House Jn - 20/45 [DEL]
Aston - 20/37
Perry Barr North Jn - 20/33
Bescot Stadium - 20/27
Darlaston Jn - 20/26
Portobello Jn - 20/24
Soho South Jn 09/47 -
Galton Jn 09/50 -
Dudley Port 09/57 -
Wolverhampton 10/05 [P1] -
Wolverhampton North Jn 10/07 -
Bushbury Jn 10/09 20/19
Stafford TV Jn 10/20 [SL] 20/07
Stafford 10*22 ~ 10*35 [P6] 19L47 ~ 20L05 [P6]
Norton Bridge 10/42 19/40
Madeley - 19/30
Basford Hall Jn - 19/25
Crewe - 19.16a ~ 19.21d [P5] [SL]
Crewe Sydney Bridge - 19/14
Sandbach - 19/08 [FL]
Alderley Edge - 18/56
Wilmslow - 18/54
Stone 10/51 -
Stoke Jn 11/00 -
Stoke-on-Trent 11/02 [P2] -
Kidsgrove 11/10 -
Congleton 11/17 -
Macclesfield 11/24 [P1] -
Cheadle Hulme 11/41 18/50 [P2]
Adswood Road Jn 11/42 [SL] 18/49
Edgeley Jn No.1 11/44 18/47
Stockport 11/47 [P4] 18/44 [P1]
Heaton Norris Jn 11x53 [FL] 18/41 [SL]
Slade Lane Jn 11/56 -
Ardwick Jn 11/58 -
Manchester Piccadilly 12L02a [P8] -
Ash Bridge Jn - 18/39
Denton Station Jn - 18/32
Denton Jn - 18/30
Ashton Moss North Jn - 18/21
Baguley Fold Jn - 18/17
Philips Park West Jn - 18/16
Miles Platting - 18/15
Manchester Victoria - [P3] 18.05d [SL]

 

Location Booked
Manchester Piccadilly [P8] 13L00d [FL]
Ardwick Jn 13/02
Slade Lane Jn 13/04
Heaton Norris Jn 13/07
Stockport 13/09 [P2]
Edgeley Jn No.2 13/10
Cheadle Village Jn 13/21
Sharston Jn 13/23
Northenden Jn 13/24
Deansgate Jn 13/30
Navigation Road 13/31
Altrincham 13/32
Hale 13/34
Mobberley 13/40
Plumbley West SB 13/50
Northwich 13/56
Greenbank 13/59
Hartford CLC Jn 14/01
Hartford LNW Jn 14*05 ~ 14*22 [FL]
Acton Bridge 14/26
Weaver Jn 14/29
Acton Grange Jn 14/34 [OL]
Walton Old Jn 14/36
Arpley Jn 14/39
Latchford Sidings 14.41 ~ 14.51
Arpley Jn 14/53
Fiddlers Ferry SB 15/01
Ditton East Jn 15/10 [SL]
Speke Jn 15/19
Liverpool South Parkway 15/21 [P4]
Wavertree Jn 15/26 [FL]
Edge Hill SB 15/27
Edge Hill Down Wapping 15.32 ~ 15.40
Edge Hill SB 15/42
Bootle Branch Jn 15/44
Edge Lane Jn 15/46
Bootle Jn 16/10
Regents Road LC 16.16 ~ 16.31
Bootle Jn 16/34
Edge Lane Jn 16/47
Olive Mount Jn 16/49
Huyton 16/53
St Helens Central 17/09
Ince Moss Jn 17/20 [GL]
Bamfurlong Jn 17/24 [SL]
Golborne Jn 17*31 ~ 17*39
Parkside Jn 17/43
Astley 17/49
Eccles 17/56
Ordsall Lane Jn 18/00
Deal Street 18/03 [SL]
Manchester Victoria 18.05a [P3]


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