29th January 2011

Pathfinder Tours
The Rother-Don Rambler

Locos Used 31190, 31601, 60099, 66070 & 66127
Stock Used 5350+5040+4927+5009+5322+5276+5341+1832+1699+3140+3107+3122+35469

Route :
1Z27 : 06.17d Bristol Temple Meads to Deepcar
1Z28 : 15.45d Deepcar to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
66070 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Spetchley - Stoke Works Jn - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Stechford - Birmingham International
31601 + 31190 Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Basford Hall Jn - Salop Goods Jn - Sydney Bridge jn - Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich Hale - Altrincham - Skelton Jn - Northenden Jn - Hazel Grove HL Jn - New Mills South Jn - Edale - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield - Nunnery Main Lien Jn - Woodburn Jn - Beighton Jn - Westthorpe RR
60099 (1) Westthorpe RR - Beighton Jn - Woodburn Jn - Stocksbridge Works (Deepcar)
31601 + 31190 (2) Stocksbridge Works (Deepcar) - Woodburn Jn - Broughton Lane Jn - Tinsley South Jn
60099 (1) Tinsley South Jn - Shepcote Lane East Jn - Tinsley Yard
31601 + 31190 (2) Tinsley Yard - Shepcote Lane East Jn - Tinsley South Jn
60099 (1) Tinsley South Jn - Broughton Lane Jn - Woodburn Jn - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Sheffield - (via Heeley UL) - Dore Station Jn - Dronfield - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Toton Centre - Trent East Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Spondon - Derby Way & Works Jn - (via Derby Goods Lines) - Derby Station North Jn - Chaddesden Sidings
31601 + 31190 Chaddesden Sidings - Derby Station North Jn - Derby - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth HL - Kingsbury Jn - Water orton - Castle Bromwish Jn - (via DGL) - Washwood Heath Down Sidings
66127 Washwood Heath Down Sidings - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 31601 + 31190 on rear.
(2) 60099 on rear.

Sources : David Hunter & James Underwood

Photo Review


66070 at Birmingham New Street (photo: James Underwood)


The 31's besieged at Birmingham International (photo: James Underwood)


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