20th March 2010

Pathfinder Tours
Western Rocks

Loco Used D1015 'Western Champion'
Stock Used 35469+3112+3107+3140+1863+5040+4902+4986+5023+5350

Route :
1Z81 : Bristol Temple Meads to Buxton
1Z83 : Buxton to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco Route
D1015 Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Ashchurch - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn (1) - Aston - Four Oaks - Lichfield City - (1) Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Tapton Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Huddersfield - Diggle - Stalybridge - Denton - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Furness Vale - Buxton
D1015 Buxton - Buxton UR Sidings
D1015 Buxton UR Sidings - Great Rocks Jn - Chinley East Jn - Edale - Dore South Jn - Tapton Jn - (?reverse of outward route?) - Barnwood Jn - Horton Road Jn - Gloucester
D1015 Gloucester - Horton Road Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Was diverted from booked route (Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Wichnor Jn) due to problems on the route between Water Orton and Tamworth (derailed Voyager unit).

Sources : Richard Moxon, Roger Geach, Brian Gooch & Kenneth

Photo Review


D1015 storming along at Oakenshaw Jn (photo: Scott Spencer)


D1015 passing Great Rocks Jn (photo: Roger Geach)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Kenneth)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads [P5] 05.52d [UDR] 22.01a [P4]
Bristol East Jn 05/53 [RL] 21/59 [UDR]
Dr Days Jn 05/54 21/58
Narroways Hill Jn 05/56 21/53
Filton Abbey Wood 05/59 [P2] 21/48
Bristol Parkway 06.02a ~ 06.04d [P3] 21.44a ~ 21.46d [P2]
Westerleigh Jn 06/09 21/39
Yate 06/11 21/37
Charfield 06/16 21/30
Standish Jn 06/26 21/18
Gloucester Yard Jn 06/32 21/12
Horton Road Jn - 21/11
Gloucester - 20.50a ~ 21.10d [P4]
Horton Road Jn - 20/48
Barnwood Jn 06/33 20/47
Cheltenham Spa 06.41a ~ 06.43d 20.39a ~ 20.41d
Ashchurch 06/53 20/30
Abbotswood Jn 07/04 20/20
Stoke Works Jn 07/16 20/12
Bromsgrove 07/18 20/10
Barnt Green 07.25a ~ 07.27d [ML] 20.03a ~ 20.05d
Longbridge 07/31 [FL] 20/00
Kings Norton 07/35 19/51 [SL]
Selly Oak 07/38 19/48
Birmingham New Street [P11] 07.47a ~ 08.09d [DEL] 19.35a ~ 19.39d [P11]
Proof House Jn 08/11 19/32 [DEL]
Landor Street Jn 08/13 [ML] 19/31
Water Orton 08/21 19/22 [ML]
Whitacre Jn - 19/17
Kingsbury Jn 08/24 19/11
Tamworth HL 08/29 19/05
Wichnor Jn 08/34 19/00
Burton-on-Trent 08.39a ~ 08.41d 18.52a ~ 18.54d
Clay Mills Jn 08/45 18/49 [ML]
North Stafford Jn 08/49 18/46
Stenson Jn 08/49 18/45
Derby 08.57a ~ 09.00d [P4] 18.34a ~ 18.39d [P2]
Broadholme ? 18*15 ~ 18*22
Ambergate Jn 09/11 18/10 [UPV]
Clay Cross North Jn 09/19 [ML] 18/01
Chesterfield 09.23a ~ 09.25d [P1] 17.55a ~ 17.57d [P2]
Tapton Jn 09/26 17/54 [ML]

 

Location Booked
Barrow Hill North Jn 09/37
Beighton Jn 09/43
Treeton Jn 09/46
Masborough Jn 09/56
Aldwarke Jn 10/00
Swinton 10/01
Moorthorpe 10/13
South Kirkby Jn 10/14
Hare Park Jn 10/20
Crofton West Jn 10/26
Calder Bridge Jn 10/36
Wakefield Kirkgate [P3] 10c40 ~ 10c42 [SL]
Horbury Jn 10/47
Mirfield East Jn 10/56 [SL]
Heaton Lodge Jn 11/01
Huddersfield 11/08 [P1]
Marsden 11/18 [P2]
Diggle Jn 11/22
Greenfield 11/24
Stalybridge 11/29 [P2]
Guide Bridge 11/34
Denton Jn 11/36
Denton 11p38a ~ 12p13d
Denton Station Jn 12/14
Ash Bridge Jn 12/21
Heaton Norris Jn 12/22 [SL]
Stockport 12/24 [P1]
Edgeley Jn No.1 12/25
Hazel Grove 12/30 [P1]
Furness Vale 12/42
Chapel-en-le-Frith 12/52
Buxton 13.05a ~ 16.15d
Buxton SB 16*18 ~ 16*19
Buxton UR Sidings 16.21 ~ 16.39
Buxton SB 16*41 ~ 16*42
Topley Pike 16/50
Great Rocks Jn 16*58 ~ 16*59
Peak Forest SB 17*05 ~ 17*06
Chinley South Jn 17/14
Chinley East Jn 17/15
Edale 17/21
Earles Siding SB 17/24
Bamford 17/28
Grindleford 17/34
Totley Tunnel East 17/42
Dore West Jn 17/44
Dore South Jn 17/46

Timings continue in first table.

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