5th March 2011

Pathfinder Tours
The Norfolk Broadsman

Locos Used at least 20308, 20309 & 37667
Stock Used ???

Route :
1Z83 : Crewe to Norwich
1Z84 : Norwich to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
20309 + 20308 (1) Crewe - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton - Dudley Port - Galton Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Whitacre Jn - Nuneaton Abbey Jn - Nuneaton - Hinckley - Wigston North Jn - Leicester - Syston South Jn - Loughborough - Ratcliffe Jn - Trent South Jn - Mansfield Jn - Nottingham - Netherfield Jn - Bottesford West Jn - Allington Jn - Grantham - Grantham Up Loop
37667 (2) Grantham Up Loop - Grantham
20309 + 20308 (1) Grantham - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Whittlesea - March - Ely North Jn - Ely - Ely Down Goods Loop
37667 (2) Ely Down Goods Loop - Ely - Ely North Jn - Brandon - Thetford - Wymondham - Trowse Jn - Norwich
20309 + 20308 (1) Norwich - (reverse of outward route) - Ely North Jn - Ely West Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Peterborough - Stamford - Melton Mowbray - Syston South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 37667 on rear.
(2) 20309 + 20308 on rear.

Source : John Cowlishaw (on train throughout except between Wymondham to Norwich on outward leg)

Photo Review


37667 on the rear at Wolverhampton (photo: John Cowlishaw)


20309 & 20308 at Wymondham (photo: John Cowlishaw)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Cowlishaw)

M.C

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Crewe 06.01d 06.05   23.10a 23.05 226.40
? Basford Hall Jn 06/04 ?   23/06 22/59 ?
? Madeley 06/11 ?   23/00 22/54 ?
? Norton Bridge 06/22 06/27   22/49 22/44 ?
24.37 Stafford 06.28a ~ 06.31d 06.33 ~ 06.34   22.39a ~ 22.42d 22.34 ~ 22.37 202.03
? Trent Valley Jn 06/32 ?   22/37 22/33 ?
? Bushbury Jn 06/48 06/49   22/23 22/21 ?
? Wolverhampton North Jn 06/51 06/51   22/21 22/20 ?
39.68 Wolverhampton 06.53a ~ 07.02d 06.53 ~ 07.02   22.07a ~ 22.19d 22.07 ~ 22.19 186.52
? Dudley Port 07/10 ?   21/57 21/55 ?
? Galton Jn 07/14 ?   21/51 ? ?
? Soho South Jn 07/18 ?   21/49 21/46 ?
52.52 Birmingham New Street 07.23a ~ 07.33d 07.20 ~ 07.33   21.35a ~ 21.44d 21.34 ~ 21.41 173.68
? Proof House Jn 07/36 ?   21/32 ? ?
? Landor Street Jn 07/37 ?   21/30 21/28 ?
? Water Orton 07/45 07/47   21/22 20/55 ?
? Whitacre Jn 07/51 07/52   21/17 20/51 ?
? Nuneaton Abbey Jn 08/04 ?   21/03 ? ?
73.52 Nuneaton 08.07a ~ 08.10d 08.12 ~ 08.15   20.58a ~ 21.00d 20.35 ~ 20.37 152.68
? Hinckley 08/18 08/21   20/52 20/29 ?
? Croft 08/25 08/26   20/45 ? ?
? Wigston North Jn 08/36 08/31   20/37 20/18 ?
92.38 Leicester 08.42a ~ 08.45d 08.38 ~ 08.45   20.20a ~ 20.30d 20.06 ~ 20.12 134.02
? Syston South Jn 08/54 08/55   20/11 19/55 ?
? Sileby Jn 08/58 ?  
? Loughborough 09/03 09/04  
? Ratcliffe Jn 09/15 ?  
? Trent South Jn 09/25 ?  
? Trent East Jn 09/27 ?  
? Mansfield Jn 09/37 09/36  
119.78 Nottingham 09.41a ~ 09.42d 09.40 ~ 09.42  
? Netherfield Jn 09/48 09/48  
? Bingham 09/58 09/57  
? Bottesford West Jn 10/04 10/02  
? Allington Jn 10/11 10/10  
? Allington East Jn 10/12 ?  
? Nottingham Branch Jn 10/16 ?  
142.55 Grantham 10.19a ~ 10.16 ~ 10.32  
? Grantham Up Loop - 10.34 ~ 10.50  
142.55 Grantham ~ 10.52d 10.53 ~ 10.56  
? Stoke Jn 11/00 11/05  
? Tallington Jn 11/15 11/20  
- Syston East Jn   20/10 19/55  
- Melton Mowbray   19/54 19/45  
- Manton Jn   19/37 ?  
- Ketton SB   19/29 19/24  
- Uffington   19/22 ?  
- Helpston Jn   19/17 ?  
171.64 Peterborough 11.26a ~ 11.28d 11.33 ~ 11.34   19.07a ~ 19.10d 19.00 ~ 19.04 81.53
? Peterborough East Jn 11/30 ?   19/05 ? ?
? Whittlesea 11/37 11/42   18/56 18/51 ?
? March West Jn 12/03 ?   18/29 ? ?
? March 11/47 11/51   18/45 18.41 ~ 18.41 ?
? Ely West Jn 12/03 ?   18/29 18/25 ?
? Ely North Jn 12/04 12/05   18/26 18/22 ?
202.24 Ely 12*09 ~ 12*10 12.09 ~ 12.11  
202.79
0.00
Ely Down Goods Loop 12.12 ~ 12.29 12.14 ~ 12.29  
0.55 Ely 12*31 ~ 12*33 12.30 ~ 12.32  
? Ely North Jn 12/38 12.35 ~ 12.36  
? Brandon 12/58 12/55   18/05 18/00 ?
? Thetford 13/07 13/02   17/57 17/54 ?
? Attleborough 13/23 13/15   17/42 17/41 ?
44.17 Wymondham 13.32a ~ 13.35d 13.22 ~ 13.24   17.31a ~ 17.34d 17.18 ~ 17.29 10.17
? Trowse Jn 13/51 ?   17/19 17/18 ?
? Trowse Swing Bridge 13/52 ?   17/18 ? ?
? Thorpe Jn 13/52 ?   17/17 ? ?
54.34 Norwich 13.54a ?   17.15d 17.15 0.00


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