9th February 2013

Pathfinder Tours
The Winter Settler

Locos Used 37218, 37608 & 37609
Stock Used load 13

Route :
1Z37 : Bristol Temple Meads to Carlisle
1Z38 : Carlisle to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
37218 + 37609 Bristol Parkway - Yate - Cam & Dursley - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Madeley - Basford Hall Jn - Crewe (1) - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Euxton Jn - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn (1) - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
37609 + 37608 (2) Carlisle - Penrith - Oxenholme - Carnforth - Lancaster - Preston - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Winsford - Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Parkway - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) It is reported that the start of the tour was delayed by a loco failure (37611?) on the E.C.S. from Crewe. The outward leg was originally booked to run via: Basford Hall Jn - Crewe Salop Goods Jn - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Stockport - Denton - Ashton Moss North Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Manchester Victoria - Ordsall Lane Jn - Salford Crescent - Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn. However this was changed  on the day to run via Warrington Bank and Wigan Quay, presumably to make up lost time. Confirmation required.
(2) 37218 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 05.47d CANX   23.24a 23.28
Bristol East Jn 05/49 CANX   23/22 23/26
Dr Day's Jn 05/50 CANX   23/21 23/25
Narroways Hill Jn 05/52 CANX   23/19 23/23
Filton Abbey Wood 05/55 CANX   23/15 23/21
Bristol Parkway 05.59a ~ 06.01d ? ~ 07.43   23.08a ~ 23.12d 23.15 ~ 23.18
Westerleigh Jn 06/06 07/51   23/02 23/10
Yate 06/08 07/54   23/00 23/07
Charfield 06/14 08/00   22/53 23/01
Cam & Dursley 06.21a ~ 06.23d 08.08 ~ 08.12   22.42a ~ 22.45d 22.50 ~ 22.54
Standish Jn 06/30 08/20   22/36 22/43
Gloucester Yard Jn 06/36 08/25   22/30 22/38
Barnwood Jn 06/37 08/26   22/29 22/37
Cheltenham Spa 06.43a ~ 06.45d 08.35 ~ 08.39   22.20a ~ 22.23d 22.27 ~ 22.31
Ashchurch 06/52 08/47   22/12 22/18
Abbotswood Jn 07/02 08/59   22/02 22/07
Norton Jn 07/04 09/02   22/00 22/06
Worcester Shrub Hill 07.13a ~ 07.26d 09.11 ~ 09.14   21.51a ~ 21.53d 21.56 ~ 21.59
Tunnel Jn 07/31 09/16   21/46 21/55
Droitwich Spa 07/36 09/24   21/39 21/47
Hartlebury 07/42 09/31   21/33 21/41
Kidderminster 07.50a ~ 07.54d 09.35 ~ 09.37   21.25a ~ 21.27d 21.34 ~ 21.34
Blakedown 08/01 09/43   21/20 21/30
Stourbridge Junction 08.09a ~ 08.13d 09.48 ~ 09.51   21.13a ~ 21.15d 21.23 ~ 21.25
Rowley Regis 08/24 10/05   21/04 21/12
Smethwick Jn 08/31 10/09   21/00 ?
Galton Jn 08/32 10/10   20/59 21/08
Soho South Jn 08/34 10/13   20/57 21/03
Birmingham New Street 08.39a ~ 08.42d 10.20 ~ 10.25   20.46a ~ 20.52d 20.54 ~ 20.58
Proof House Jn 08/44 10/28   20/42 20/51
Aston 08/47 10/31   20/38 20/42
Perry Barr North Jn 08/55 10/34   20/33 20/39
Bescot Stadium 08/59 10/41   20/29 20/35
Darlaston Jn 09/01 10/43   20/28 20/32
Portobello Jn 09/04 10/47   20/25 20/29
Bushbury Jn 09/07 10/54   20/20 20/24
Trent Valley Jn 09/21 11/07   20/07 20/09
Stafford 09.23a ~ 09.25d 11.07 ~ 11.09   20.04a ~ 20.06d 20.05 ~ 20.07
Norton Bridge 09/32 11/16   19/59 19/59
Madeley Jn 09/42 11/27   19/48 19/50
Basford Hall Jn 09/50 11/32   19/43 19/42

 

Location Booked Actual
Basford Hall Yard 09/57 DIV
Salop Goods Jn 10.03 ~ 10.05 DIV
Sydney Bridge Jn 10/14 DIV
Sandbach 10/20 DIV
Alderley Edge 10/32 DIV
Wilmslow 10/34 DIV
Cheadle Hulme 10/40 DIV
Adswood Road Jn 10/41 DIV
Edgeley Jn No.1 10/43 DIV
Stockport 10/44 DIV
Heaton Norris Jn 10/46 DIV
Denton Station Jn 10/51 DIV
Denton Jn 10/52 DIV
Ashton Moss North Jn 10/58 DIV
Baguley Fold Jn 11/02 DIV
Philips Park West Jn 11/03 DIV
Miles Platting Jn 11/07 DIV
Manchester Victoria 11.10a ~ 11.12d DIV
Deal Street Jn 11/13 DIV
Ordsall Lane Jn 11/24 DIV
Salford Crescent 11/26 DIV
Clifton 11/34 DIV
Burnden Jn 11.37 ~ 11.46 DIV
Bolton 11/48 DIV
Bromley Cross 11/56 DIV
Darwen 12/11 DIV
Crewe DIV 11/37 [P6]
Winsford DIV 11/45
Weaver Jn DIV 11/53
Warrington Bank Quay DIV 11/58
Wigan North Western DIV 12/07
Euxton Jn DIV 12/16
Lostock Hall Jn DIV 12/25
Blackburn 12/19 12/40
Daisyfield Jn 12/20 12/42
Langho 12/28 ?
Clitheroe 12/39 12/59
Horrocksford Jn ? ?
Hellifield 13/00 13/19
Settle Jn 13/03 13/25
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 13/13 ?
Ribblehead 13/19 ?
Blea Moor 13/23 13/50
Garsdale 13/34 ?
Kirkby Stephen 13/44 14/13
Appleby 13.56 ~ 14.11 14/24
Kirkby Thore SB 14/18 14/28
Culgaith SB 14/21 14/31
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 14/29 ?
Low House Crossing SB 14/36 14/46
How & Co Siding 14/39 14/50
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/48 14/54
London Road Jn 14/50 ?
Carlisle 14.53a ~ 16.53d 14.58 [P4] ~ 16.54 [P3]
Penrith North Lakes 17/13 17/18
Tebay 17/31 17/38
Oxenholme Lake District 17/40 17/48
Carnforth North Jn 17/52 18/00
Carnforth U&DGL 17.54 ~ 17.59 ?
Morecambe South Jn 18/07 ?
Lancaster 18/11 18/05
Garstang & Catterall 18/19 18/14
Preston 18/27 18/30
Euxton Jn 18/34 18/40
Balshaw Lane Jn 18/36 18/42
Wigan North Western 18/43 18/49
Wigan South Jn 18/44 ?
Springs Branch Jn 18/45 18/51
Winwick Jn 18/50 18/56
Dallam Jn 18/53 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 18/54 18/59
Acton Grange Jn 18/56 19/00
Weaver Jn 19/03 19/05
Acton Bridge 19/05 19/06
Hartford Jn 19/07 19/08
Winsford 19/11 19/14
Crewe Coal Yard 19/20 19/23
Crewe 19.22a ~ 19.37d 19.27 ~ 19.38

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z37? : (37218 & 37609) : Crewe to Bristol Temple Meads
(due to late running the train was diverted to Bristol Parkway)

Location Booked
Crewe Sidings 01.37d
Gresty Lane Sig. GL37 01.38 ~ 01.39
Gresty Lane 01/42
Nantwich 01/46
Wrenbury 01/50
Prees 01/59
Wem 02/02
Harlescott LC 02/10
Shrewsbury 02/15 [P7]
Sutton Bridge Jn 02/17
Dorrington 02/25
Marsh Brook LC 02/34
Craven Arms 02/38
Bromfield 02/42
Woofferton 02/48
Leominster 02/53
Moreton-on-Lugg 03/01
Shelwick Jn 03/06
Hereford 03/09 [DR]
Tram Inn 03/18
Pontrilas 03/24
Abergavenny 03/36
Little Mill Jn 03/44
Maindee North Jn 03/56
Maindee East Jn 03/58 [UM]
Llanwern West Jn 04/01
Severn Tunnel Junction 04/07 [P4]
Severn Tunnel West 04/08
Severn Tunnel East 04/13
Pilning 04/14
Patchway 04/18
Filton Abbey Wood 04/21 [P1]
Narroways Hill Jn 04/24
Dr Day's Jn 04/25 [ML]
Bristol East Jn 04/26 [DM]
Bristol Temple Meads 04.28 ~ 04.30 [P11]
Bristol West Jn 04.32 ~ 05.32
Bristol Temple Meads 05.34a


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