28th May 2011

Pathfinder Tours
The Curnow Irrupter

Locos Used 37087 'Keighley & Worth Valley Railway', 37194 & 66135
Stock Used 5366+5276+5322+5350+4927+1813+5341+1692+3144+3146+3141+21245

Route :
1Z57 : Tame Bridge Parkway to St Blazey (Par Harbour)
1Z58 : St Blazey (Par Harbour) to Plymouth Friary
1Z59 : Plymouth Friary to Tame Bridge Parkway

Loco(s) Route
37087 + 37194 (1) Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Proof House Jn - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Stoke Works Jn - Spetchley - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch - Cheltenham Spa - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Bristol Parkway - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton - Cowley Bridge Jn - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Saltash - Liskeard - Par - St Blazey SB - Goonbarrow Jn - Rock Dries Siding
66135 (2) Rock Dries Siding - Goonbarrow Jn - St Blazey SB - NR/Imerys Boundary - Par Harbour
37087 + 37194 (1) Par Harbour - NR/Imerys Boundary - St Blazey SB - Middleway
66135 (2) Middleway - St Blazey SB - Par - Lostwithiel - Lostwithiel UGL
37087 + 37194 (1) Lostwithiel UGL - Lostwithiel - Carne Point Yard
66135 (2) Carne Point Yard - Lostwithiel - Liskeard - Saltash - Plymouth - Lipson Jn - Mount Gould Jn - Plymouth Friary
37087 + 37194 (1) Plymouth Friary - Mount Gould Jn - Speedway - Laira Jn - Totnes - Newton Abbot - Exeter St Thomas
66135 (2) Exeter St Thomas - Exeter Alphington Road
37087 + 37194 (1) Exeter Alphington Road - Exeter St Thomas - Exeter St Davids - Exeter Riverside Yard - Cowley Bridge Jn - (reverse or outward route) - Tame Bridge Parkway

Notes :
(1) 66135 on rear.
(2) 37087 + 37194 on rear.

Sources : David Hunter (joined/left the train at Birmingham New Street) & Stuart Smith

Photo Review


37087 leads 37194 at Newton Abbot (photo: David Hunter)


66135 at Par Harbour (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Hunter)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Tame Bridge Parkway 05.40d ?   23.24a ?
Perry Barr North Jn 05/45 ?   23/20 ?
Aston 05/49 ?   23/15 ?
Proof House Jn 05/54 ?   23/12 ?
Birmingham New Street 05.57a ~ 06.00d ??.?? ~ 06.01 [P9] [DN GLOS]   23.06a ~ 23.09d 23.08 ~ ??.?? [P7]
Selly Oak 06/08 06/08   22/56 22/58
Kings Norton 06/12 06/13 [FL]   22/51 22/52 [UP GLOS]
Longbridge 06/18 06/18   22/48 22/49 [UF]
Barnt Green 06.24a ~ 06.27d 06.22 ~ 06.27   22.42a ~ 22.44d 22.43 ~ 22.44
Bromsgrove 06/36 06/32   22/34 22/38
Stoke Works Jn 06/38 06/34 [DM]   22/32 ?
Abbotswood Jn 06/47 ?   22/23 ? [UM]
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 06/56 06/55   22/14 ?
Cheltenham Spa 07.04a ~ 07.07d 07.03 ~ 07.07   22.04a ~ 22.06d 22.09 ~ 22.12 [P2]
Barnwood Jn 07/15 07/14 [DN AVOID]   21/57 22/01
Gloucester Yard Jn 07/16 07/15   21/50 21/48 [UP AVOID]
Standish Jn 07/21 07/21 [DN CHARFIELD]   21/44 21/42
Charfield 07/32 ?   21/33 21/32
Yate 07/38 07/42  [DN CHARFIELD]   21/27 21/27
Westerleigh Jn 07/42 ? [DN BADMINTON]   21/24 21/25 [UP CHARFIELD]
Bristol Parkway 07.48a ~ 07.50d 07.50 ~ 07.53 [P2] [DN FILTON RLF]   21.15a ~ 21.18d 21.16 ~ 21.18 [P3]
Filton Abbey Wood 07/53 07/55   21/11 21/09
Narroways Hill Jn 07/58 07/58   21/02 21/02
Dr Days Jn 08/01 08/01 [DN FILTON RLF]   21/00 21/00 [UP FILTON]
Bristol East Jn 08/02 08/01 [DF]   20/59 20/59 [UP FILTON RLF]
Bristol Temple Meads 08.04a ~ 08.15d 08.02 ~ 08.15 [P5/6]   20.55a ~ 20.58d 20.49 ~ 20.58 [P3/4]
Bristol West Jn 08/17 08/17 [DM]   20/53 20/48 [UP RLF]
Parson Street ? ?   20/51 20/41 [UM]
Worle Jn 08/31 08/33 [DN WSM AVOID]   20/36 20/28
Uphill Jn 08/34 08/36   20/28 20/28 [UP WSM AVOID]
Bridgwater 08/47 08/46   20/15 20/13
Cogload Jn 08/54 08/51 [DM]   20/09 20/07
Taunton 09.00a ~ 09.03d 08.57 ~ 09.04 [P2] [DM]   20.00a ~ 20.03d 19.59 ~ 20.02 [P5]
Norton Fitzwarren 09/05 09/07   19/57 19/56
Whiteball 09/14 09/16   19/49 ?
Tiverton Parkway 09/17 09/18   19/46 19/44
Tiverton Loop 09/18 ?   19/44 19/43
Cowley Bridge Jn 09/31 09/31   19/32 19/31 [UM]
Exeter Riverside N.Y.   19.18 ~ 19.29 19.19 ~ 19.28 [DG RECEP]
Exeter St Davids 09.34a ~ 09.37d 09.33 ~ 09.37 [P4]   19.10 ~ 19.14 19.03 ~ 19.12 [P4]
Exeter St Thomas ? 19/05 18/58 [P2]
Exeter Alphington Road   18.38 ~ 19.00 18.38 ~ 18.52 [0m 37ch]
Exeter St Thomas ? ?   18.28 ~ 18.33 18.28 ~ 18.33 [P2]
Dawlish Warren 09/47 09/47 [DM]   18.04 ~ 18.16 18.04 ~ 18.15 [UPL]
Dawlish 09/49 09/49   17/59 17/58
Teignmouth 09/52 09/52   17/55 17/54
Newton Abbot 09.57a ~ 10.22d 09.59 ~ 10.22 [P1]   17/49 17/51 [P3]
Newton Abbot West Jn 10/24 10/24   17/49 17/50
Dainton Tunnel 10/29 10/29   17/45 17/46
Totnes 10/36 10/34   17/37 17/41
Aish Emergency Crossover 10/46 10/46   17/28 ?
Ivybridge 10/51 10/50   17/23 ?
Hemerdon 10/56 10/55   17/18 ?
Laira Jn   17/12 17/14 [UM]
Mount Gould Jn   17/07 17/10 [U/DG]
Plymouth Friary SS   16.50 ~ 17.00 16.55 ~ 17.04 [245m 39ch] [UP DEP]
Mount Gould Jn   16/44 16/46 [UP DEP]
Lipson Jn 11/03 10/59   16/40 16/44 [PLY LOOP No.1]
Plymouth 11.07a ~ 11.35d 11.03 ~ 11.35 [P8]   16.24 ~ 16.37 16.27 ~ 16.40 [P7]
St Budeaux Jn 11/40 11/41   16/18 16/20
Saltash 11/44 11/45   16/14 16/16
St Germans 11/51 11/51   16/07 16/11
Liskeard 12/01 12/01   15/58 16/02
St Pinnock Viaduct East 12/08 ?   15/53 15/57
Largin 12/09 ?   15/52 15/56
Lostwithiel 12/17 12/16   15.39 ~ 15.41 15.43 ~ 15.44 [P1]

 

Location Booked Actual
Par 12/30 12/29 [P3] [DN Par Loop]
St Blazey SB 12.34 ~ 12.35 12.32 ~ 12.33 [NEWQUAY SGL]
Goonbarrow Jn 12.50 12.48 ~ 12.49 [DM] [ROCK DRIES]
Rock Dries Siding - 12.53 ~ 13.05 [EoL 288m 0ch]
Goonbarrow Jn 13.10 13.08 ~ 13.09 [DM] [NEWQUAY SGL]
St Blazey SB 13.25 ~ 13.26 13.23 ~ 13.24
St Blazey SS 13.30 13.27 ~ 13.28
Par Bridge - 13.31 ~ 13.33
NR / Imerys Boundary - 13/39
Par Harbour - 13.41 ~ 13.52 [282m 68ch]
Par Bridge - 13.56 ~ 14.04
St Blazey SS 14.15 14.09 ~ 14.17
St Blazey SB 14.18 ~ 14.23 14/18 [UP PAR LOOP]
Middleway - ??.?? ~ ??.?? [282m 40ch]
Par 14.29 ~ 14.34 14/28 [P3] [UM]
Lostwithiel 14.44 ~ 14.46 14/44 [P1]
Lostwithiel UGL 14.48 ~ 14.53 14.46 ~ 14.53 [UGL] [P2]
Lostwithiel 14/55 14/55 [P2]
Fowey Dock Carne Point 15.10 ~ 15.20 15.09 ~ 15.20 [Boundary 281m 59ch]

Timings continue in first table.

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