2nd April 2011

Pathfinder Tours
The
Humber Explorer

Locos Used 60074 'Teenage Spirit' & 66096
Stock Used 5366+4949+5040+4927+5009+1813+3140+3107+80041+3110+3098+35469

Route :
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Cleethorpes
1Z28 : Cleethorpes to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
66096 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Charfield - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Spetchley - Stoke Works Jn - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Grand Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Whitacre Jn - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-trent - Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Toton Jn - Toton Centre
60074 (1) Toton Centre (3) - Meadow Lane Jn - Beeston - Nottingham - Newark Castle - Lincoln Central - Market Rasen - Barnetby - Ulceby - Humber Road Jn - Immingham East Jn - Great Coates No.1 Jn - Grimsby Marsh Jn (4)
66096 (2) (4) Grimsby Marsh Jn - Grimsby Town - Cleethorpes
60074 (1) (5) Cleethorpes - Grimsby Town - Habrough - Barnetby - North Lincoln Jn - (via Scunthorpe goods lines) - Althorpe - Thorne Jn - Bentley Jn - Hexthorpe Jn - Mexborough - Thrybergh Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Rotehrham Central - Tinsley East Jn - Woodburn Jn - Sheffield
66096 Sheffield - Woodburn Jn - Woodhouse Jn - Beighton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Tapton Jn - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - St Mary's Jn - (via Derby goods lines) - LNW Jn - Stenson Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 66096 on rear.
(2) 60074 on rear.
(3) Tour was delayed at Toton Jn due to brake-drag on 66096 after the reversal at Toton Centre.
(4) Tour was delayed just outside of Grimsby Marsh Jn for just short of 2 hours due to a points failure and the points had to be clipped.
(5) As a result of the earlier delay the departure time from Cleethorpes was revised from 16.20 to 17.20

Source : James Underwood (on train Bristol Temple Meads to Sheffield)
& David Hunter (joined/left the train at Birmingham New Street)


66096 on the blocks at Cleethorpes (photo: James Underwood)


60074 'Teenage Spirit', also at Cleethorpes (photo: David Hunter)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from James Underwood & David Hunter)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 06.17d 06.17 [P5]   23.25a ?
Narroways Hill Jn 06/21 06/20   23/12 ?
Filton Abbey Wood 06/25 06/23   23/08 ?
Bristol Parkway 06.28a ~ 06.44d 06.27 ~ 06.43 [P4]   23.03a ~ 23.06d ?
Westerleigh Jn 06/49 06/50   22/57 ?
Yate 06/51 06/52   22/55 ?
Charfield 06/57 06/58   22/50 ?
Cam & Dursley ? 07/04   22.41a ~ 22.43d ?
Standish Jn 07/08 07/09   22/36 ?
Gloucester Yard Jn 07/14 07/14   22/30 ?
Cheltenham Spa 07.21a ~ 07.23d 07.22 ~ 07.25   22.20a ~ 22.22d ?
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 07/30 07/32   22/12 ?
Abbotswood Jn 07/39 07/40   22/03 ?
Stoke Works Jn 07/52 07/50   21/54 ?
Bromsgrove 07/55 07/55   21/52 ?
Barnt Green 08.00a ~ 08.02d 08.01 ~ 08.03   21.43a ~ 21.45d ?
Kings Norton 08/20 08/25   21/33 ?
Selly Oak 08/26 08/29   21/28 ?
Birmingham New Street 08.39a ~ 08.55d 08.43 ~ 08.56 [P8]   21.18a ~ 21.20d 21.44 ~ ??.?? [P9]
Proof House Jn 08/58 08/59 [UP Derby]   21/15 21/41
Landor Street Jn 09/00 09/01 [UM]   21/13 21/40 [Dn Derby]
Water Orton West Jn ? ?   21/07 21/31
Water Orton 09/08 09/09 [US]   21/06 21/31 [DM]
Coleshill Parkway 09.11a ~ 09.14d 09.13 ~ 09.14   21.02a ~ 21.04d 21.27 ~ 21.29
Whitacre Jn 09/17 09/18 [US]   20/58 21/24
Kingsbury Jn 09/21 09/23 [UM]   20/53 21/19 [DS]
Tamworth HL 09/27 09/27   20/45 21/13
Wichnor Jn 09/35 09/34   20/39 21/08
Burton-on-Trent 09.41a ~ 09.44d 09.40 ~ 09.43   20.29a ~ 20.31d 20.59 ~ 21.01
Clay Mills Jn 09/49 09/46   20/26 ?
North Stafford Jn 09/53 09/52   20/23 ?
Stenson Jn 09/54 09/54 [Up Chell]   20/22 ?

 

Location Booked Actual
Sheet Stores Jn 10/14 10/13 [Up East Curve]
Trent East Jn 10/16 10/15 [Up Avoid]
Toton Jn 10/18 ?
Toton Centre 10L21 ~ 10L56 10.19 ~ 10.47 [DM] [UHL Goods]
Toton Jn 10/59 10.52 ~ 11/11 [Up High Lvl Goods]
Meadow Lane Jn 11/01 11/14 [Up East Curve]
Attenborough Jn 11/03 11/16 [DM]
Beeston South Jn 11/08 11/22 [DM]
Mansfield Jn 11/14 11/26 [DS]
Nottingham 11/22 11/29 [DN Middle]
Netherfield Jn 11/34 11/35 [Dn Lincoln]
Lowdham 11/45 11/42
Fiskerton 11/57 11/49
Staythorpe Crossing 12/06 11/52
Newark Castle 12/14 11/58
West Holmes Jn 12/38 12/38
East Holmes SB 12.42 ~ 12.43 12.41 ~ 12.42
Lincoln Central 12/46 12/44 [Through]
Langworth SB 12/57 12/52
Holton-le-Moor SB 13/14 13/11
Wrawby Jn 13/26 13/28 [UF]
Barnetby 13.26a ~ 13.28d 13.30 ~ 13.33 [P2]
Brocklesby Jn 13/34 13/40 [Up IM]
Ulceby 13/36 13/42 [UM]
Humber Road Jn 13/43 13/51 [UM]
Immingham East Jn 13/50 14.00 ~ 14.01 [Up Grimsby]
Great Coates No.1 Jn 14/00 14.31 ~ 14.32 [Down Marsh]
Grimsby Marsh Jn 14.09 ~ 14.13 16.20 ~ 16.31 [DM] [UM]
Grimsby Town 14/19 16/38 [P1]
Cleethorpes 14.26a ~ 16.20d [P3] 16.47 ~ 17.22 [P3]
Grimsby Town 16/27 17/33 [P2]
Habrough 16/36 17/42
Brocklesby Jn 16/39 17/45
Barnetby 16.46a ~ 16.48d 17.51 ~ 17.53 [P3]
Wrawby Jn 16/50 17/56 [DN Scun]
Elsham 16/53 ?
Appleby LC 16/58 18/05
North Lincoln Jn 17/04 18/11 [DN Scun Goods]
Scunthorpe Trent Jn 17/07 18/14 [Transfer - E Line]
Scunthorpe Sig. 319 17/15 18/22 [DM]
Althorpe 17/19 18/31
Crowle 17/25 18/37
Thorne Jn 17/36 18/46 [DF]
Hatfield & Stainforth 17/39 18/48
Kirk Sandall Jn 17/43 18/51 [DF]
Bentley Jn 17/45 18/54 [DN Donc Avoid]
Hexthorpe 18/02 19/02 [DN Sheffield]
Mexborough 18/08 19/09 [DN Mexboro]
Thrybergh Jn 18/12 19/12
Aldwarke Jn 18/14 19/14 [Dn Tinsley]
Rotherham Central 18/18 19/19 [DN Tinsley]
Tinsley East Jn 18/21 19/23 [D&U Tinsley]
Tinsley South Jn 18/22 19/25
Woodburn Jn 18/26 19/30 [Dn Worksop]
Nunnery Main Line Jn 18/28 19/33
Sheffield 18L31a ~ 18L48d 19.35 ~ 19.47 [P5]
Nunnery Main Line Jn 18/50 19/50 [Up Worksop]
Woodburn Jn 18/59 19/52
Woodhouse Jn 19/04 19/57
Beighton Jn 19/06 20/01 [Up BH]
Barrow Hill North Jn 19/14 ?
Barrow Hill South Jn 19/16 20/09
Chesterfield 19/19 20/13
Chesterfield South Jn 19/20 20/14 [Up BH]
Clay Cross North Jn 19/22 20/20 [UM]
Ambergate Jn 19/33 ?
St Mary's Jn 19/44 ? [UM]
Derby 19*47 ~ 20*08 [Goods Lines] 20.42 ~ 20.44 [P4]
LNW Jn 20/12 20/47

Timings continue in first table.

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