24th March 2012

Pathfinder Tours
The
Coal Grinder

Locos Used 37603, 37606 & 66304
Stock Used ???

Route : 
1Z37 : Crewe to Tondu Llynfi Goods Loop
1Z66 : Tondu Llynfi Goods Loop to Cwmgrach
1Z38 : Cwmgrach to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
37603 + 37606 (1) Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Wolverhampton - ?Dudley Port? - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Barnt Green - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Standish Jn - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Pilning - Severn Tunel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Cerntral - Tondu Llynfi Goods Loop
66304 (2) Tondu Llynfi Loop - Newlands Jn - Margam Abbey East Jn - Port Talbot Parkway - Briton Ferry Flying Loop Jn - Neath - Landore Jn - Swansea Loop West Jn - Gowerton - Llandeilo Jn - Llanelli
37603 + 37606 (1) Llanelli - Llandeilo Jn - Morlais Jn - Hendy Jn - Pantyffynnon - Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen
66304 (2) Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen - Pantyffynnon - Hendy Jn - Felin Fran - Jersey Marine North Jn - Jersey Marine South Jn - Swansea Burrows Sidings
37603 + 37606 (1) Swansea Burrows Sidings - Jersey Marine South Jn - Neath & Brecon Jn - Cwmgrach
66304 (2) Cwmgrach - Neath & Brecon Jn - Jersey Marine South Jn - Jersey Marine South Sidings
37603 + 37606 (1) Jersey Marine South Sidings - Jersey Marine South Jn - Dynevor Jn - Briton Ferry Flying Loop Jn - (reverse of outward route) - King's Norton - ??? - Birmingham New Street - ??? - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 66304 on rear.
(2) 34603 + 37606 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : David Lawrence

Timings (Booked Only)
(from David Lawrence)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Crewe 05.08d 22.55a
Stafford ??.??a ~ 05.35d 22.24a ~ ??.??d
Wolverhampton 05/58 ?
Soho ??? Jn 06/12 ?
Birmingham New Street ??.??a ~ 06.17d 21.46a ~ ??.??d
St Andrews Jn 06/30 ?
Lifford East Jn 06/39 ?
Barnt Green ??.??a ~ 06.50d 21.11a ~ ??.??d
Abbotswood Jn 07*21 ~ 07*41 ?
Cheltenham Spa ??.??a ~ 08.01d 20.30a ~ ??.??d
Bristol Parkway ??.??a ~ 08.46d 19.46a ~ ??.??d
Newport ??.??a ~ 09.18d 19.06a ~ ??.??d
Cardiff Central 09/38 18/32
Stormy ? 18/06
Tondu Llynfi Goods Loop 10.15 ~ 10.35 -
Margam Abbey Works 11/30 -
Port Talbot Parkway 11/40 17/53

 

Location Booked
Landore Jn 11/59
Swansea Loop West Jn 12/01
Llanelli 12.42 ~ 12.49
Genwen Jn 12/58
Pantyffynnon Jn 13/18
Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen 13.59 ~ 14.04
Pantyffynnon Jn 14/44
Hendy Jn 14/58
Grovesend Colliery Loop Jn 14/59
Felin Fran 15/09
Jersey Marine North Jn 15/14
Jersey Marine South Jn 15/18
Swansea Burrows Sidings 15.26 ~ 15.36
Neath & Brecon Jn 15/52
Cwmgrach 16.34 ~ 16.44
Neath & Brecon Jn 17/24
Jersey Marine South Sidings 17.34 ~ 17.39
Dynevor Jn 17/44
Briton Ferry UFL Jn 17/48

Timings continue on first table.

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