24th April 2010

Pathfinder Tours
The Tyne-Tees Tornado

Locos Used 66024 & steam: 60163 'Tornado'

Route :
1Z27 : Gloucester to Newcastle
1Z28 : Newcastle to Gloucester

Loco Route
66024 Gloucester - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Spetchley - Stoke Works Jn - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Whitacre jn - Kingsbury Jn - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Mexborough - Doncaster - (via ECML) - York
60163 York - (via ECML) - Newcastle
60163 (1) Newcastle - Heaton South Jn - Benton Jn - Newsham North Jn - Bedlington Jn - Hepscott Jn - Morpeth - (via ECML) - Ferryhill South Jn - Norton West Jn - Norton South Jn - Stockton Cut Jn - Eaglescliffe - Dinsdale - Darlington - North Road
66024 North Road - Darlington - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster - (?reverse of outward route?) - Gloucester

Notes :
(1) 66024 on rear.
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : Scott Spencer & Simon Robinson

Photo Review


60163 enters Newcastle with the stock ready for the return leg of the trip
(photo: Paul Braybrook)


66024 at Doncaster on the return leg (photo: Scott Spencer)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Scott Spencer)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Gloucester 05.20d 22.30a
Horton Road Jn 05/23 ?
Barnwood Jn 05/24 ?
Cheltenham Spa 05.31a ~ 05.34d ?
Ashchurch 05.43a ~ 05.45d ?
Abbotswood Jn 05/54 ?
Stoke Works Jn 06/03 ?
Bromsgrove 06/05 ?
Barnt Green 06.14a ~ 06.17d ?
Longbridge 06/21 ?
Kings Norton 06/25 ?
Lifford East Jn 06/27 ?
Bordesley Jn 06/33 ?
St Andrews Jn 06/34 ?
Landor Street Jn 06/42 ?
Water Orton 06/50 ?
Coleshill Parkway 06.55a ~ 07.00d ?
Whitacre Jn 07/03 ?
Kingsbury Jn 07/20 ?
Tamworth HL 07/25 ?
Wichnor Jn 07/32 ?
Burton-on-Trent 07.39a ~ 07.41d ?
Clay Mills Jn 07/44 ?
North Stafford Jn 07/47 ?
Stenson Jn 07/48 ?
Derby 07.56a ~ 08.00d ?
Ambergate Jn 08/12 ?
Clay Cross North Jn 08/20 ?
Chesterfield South Jn 08/22 ?
Chesterfield 08.24a ~ 08.26d ?
Tapton Jn 08/28 ?
Barrow Hill North Jn 08/31 ?
Beighton Jn 08/37 ?
Masborough Jn 08/46 ?
Aldwarke Jn 08/49 ?
Swinton 08/51 ?
Mexborough 08/54 ?
Hexthorpe Jn 09/01 18/15
Doncaster 09/07 18/11
Shaftholme Jn 09/10 18/05
Temple Hirst Jn 09/18 17/56
Hambleton North Jn 09/22 17/49
Colton Jn 09/31 17/42
York 09L38a ~ 09L59d 17.35a ~ 17.37d
Skelton Jn 10/02 17/32
Tollerton 10/12 17/25
Thirsk 10/25 17/14
Northallerton 10/33 17/06
Darlington 10/45 16.52 ~ 16.53
North Road - 16L20 ~ 16L49
Darlington - 16/17
Dinsdale - 16/02
Eaglescliffe - 15/50
Stockton Cut Jn - 15/48
Hartburn Jn - 15/47
Norton South Jn - 15/42
Norton West Jn - 15/41
Ferryhill South Jn 10/56 15/22
Tursdale Jn 10/58 15/12
Durham 11/05 15/04
Birtley 11/14 14/56
King Edward Bridge South Jn 11/17 14/52
Newcastle 11L20a ~ 13L31d 14.47 ~ 14.50
Heaton South Jn 13/36 14/41
Benton North Jn 13/39 -
Newsham North Jn 14/01 -
Bedlington Jn 14/10 -
Hepscott Jn 14/19 -
Morpeth 14/23 -


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