10th February 2013

Pathfinder Tours
The Hullaba-Looe

Locos Used 37218, 37608 & 37609
Stock Used 3110+3068+1842+4949+4998+5366+4927+5341+17105

Route :
1Z92 : Bristol Temple Meads to Liskeard
1Z93 : Liskeard - Looe - Liskeard
1Z94 : Liskeard to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
37609 + 37218 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Exeter Central - Topsham - Exmouth
37608 (2) Exmouth - Topsham - Exeter Central - Exeter St Davids
37609 + 37218 (1) Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Liskeard
37608 (2) Liskeard - Coombe Jn - Moorswater
37218 (1) Moorswater - Coombe Jn - Looe
37608 (3) Looe - Coombe Jn - Moorswater
37609 + 37218 (1) Moorswater - Coombe Jn - Liskeard
37608 (2) Liskeard - Plymouth
37218 + 37609 + 37608 Plymouth - Totnes - Newton Abbot - Exeter St Davids - Taunton - Cogload Jn - Bridgwater - Uphill Jn - Worle Jn - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes : 
(1) 37608 on rear.
(2) 37218 & 37609 on rear.
(3) 37218 on rear.
(4) John Clifford comments: The original plan on the Looe Branch was to be Liskeard - Moorswater - Looe - Coombe Jn GF - Liskeard. In the days before the tour ran it was realised that, since Looe platform can accommodate only 2 coaches, if 2 locos head down to Looe, there was no way the passengers could alight. An hours break in Looe was part of the tour specification. Hence one loco was left at Moorswater, but the train had to return there to collect it. The climb from Coombe to Liskeard needed two locos anyway. There was a late start from Bristol Temple Meads, while the train was turned. Had this not been done, the leading vehicle on the train would have been the generator coach (17105) which again would have caused a problem for passengers alighting at Looe.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Revised Actual   Booked Revised Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 09.51d [P6] [DM] 09.51d [P6] [DM] 10.02 [P4] [DM]   21.35a [P5] 22.41a [P5] 22.39 [P5]
Bristol West Jn 09/53 09/53 10/04 [DM]   21/33 [UM] 22/39 [UM] 22/37 [UR]
Parson Street ? ? ?   21/31 [P2] [UM] 22/36 [P2] [UM] 22/35 [P2] [UR]
Worle Jn 10/08 10/08 10/21   21/17 22/17 22.13 ~ 22.14
Uphill Jn 10/10 10/10 10/23   21/15 22/14 22/08
Bridgwater 10/23 10/23 10/33 [P1]   21/02 22/01 21/52 [P2]
Cogload Jn 10/29 10/29 10/37   20/56 21/55 21/44
Taunton 10.35a ~ 10.37d [P2] 10.35a ~ 10.37d [P2] 10.42 ~ 10.46 [P2]   20.48a ~ 20.50d [P5] 21.47a ~ 21.49d [P5] 21.30 ~ 21.32 [P5]
Norton Fitzwarren Jn 10/39 10/39 10/49   20/46 21/45 21/26
Whiteball 10/49 10/49 11/00   20/37 21/36 21/20
Tiverton Parkway 10/52 [P1] 10/52 [P1] 11/03 [P1]   20/34 [P2] 21/33 [P2] 21/18 [P2]
Tiverton Loop 10/53 10/53 11/05 [DM]   20/33 21/32 21/17 [UM]
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/04 11/04 11/14   20/20 21/19 21/07
Exeter St Davids 11.07a ~ 11.10d [P1] 11.07a ~ 11.10d [P1] 11.19 ~ 11.23 [P1]   - - -
Exeter Central 11/13 [P3] 11/13 [P3] 11/26 [P3]   - - -
Exmouth Jn 11/15 11/15 11/29   - - -
Topsham 11.23 ~ 11.37 11.23 ~ 11.37 11/38   - - -
Exmouth 11.48a ~ 11.59d 11.48a ~ 11.59d 11.50 ~ 12.02   - - -
Topsham 12.10 ~ 12.12 12.10 ~ 12.12 12/13   - - -
Exmouth Jn 12/20 12/20 12/25   - - -
Exeter Central 12/22 [P2] 12/22 [P2] 12/28 [P2]   - - -
Exeter St Davids 12.25a ~ 12.38d [P3] 12.25a ~ 12.38d [P3] 12.30 ~ 12.39 [P3]   20.15a ~ 20.17d [P5] 21.13a ~ 21.16d [P5] 21.02 ~ 21.05 [P5]
Dawlish Warren 12/49 12/49 12/51 [DM]   20/03 21/01 20/53 [UM]
Dawlish 12/50 12/50 12/53 [P1]   20/02 21/00 20/52 [P2]
Teignmouth 12/53 12/53 12/56 [P1]   19/59 20/57 20/47 [P2]
Newton Abbot 12/59 [P2] 12/59 [P2] 13/01 [P2]   19/53 [P3] 20/51 [P3] 20/43 [P3]
Newton Abbot West Jn 12/59 12/59 13/01   19/53 20/51 20/42
Dainton Tunnel 13/04 13/04 13/09   19/48 20/46 20/38
Totnes 13/10 13/10 13/14 [DM]   19/40 20/38 20/33 [UM]
Aish Crossover 13/20 13/20 13/30   19/31 20/29 20/25
Ivybridge 13/25 [P1] 13/25 [P1] 13/34 [P1]   19/26 [P2] 20/24 [P2] 20/22 [P2]
Hemerdon 13/30 13/30 13/38   19/21 20/19 20/17
Lipson Jn 13/39 13/39 13/43   19/13 20/11 20/11
Plymouth 13.43a ~ 13.50d [TL] 13.43a ~ 13.50d [TL] 13.48 ~ 13.49 [TL]   18.49a ~ 19.10d [P6] 19.43a ~ 20.08d [P7] 19.36 ~ 20.08 [P7]
St Budeaux Jn 14/00 14/00 13/59   18/43 19/37 19/30
Saltash 14/04 [P1] 14/04 [P1] 14/03 [P1]   18/39 [P2] 19/33 [P2] 19/26 [P2]
St Germans 14/11 [P1] 14/11 [P1] 14/10 [P1]   18/33 [P2] 19/27 [P2] 19/21 [P2]
Liskeard Main Line 14.21a [P1] 14.21a [P1] 14.25a [P1]   18.20d [P2] 19.12d [P2] 19.09 [P2]
Liskeard Branch  15.00d [P3] 15.00d [P3] 15.06 [P3]   17.35a [P3] 18.36a [P3] 18.27 [P3]
Coombe Jn GF ? 15t06 ~ 15t09 15/13   - 18t26 ~ 18t29 18/18
Coombe Jn 15.07a ~ 15.12d 15.10a ~ 15.15d 15.14 ~ 15.20   - 18.23a ~ 18.25d 18.13 ~ 18.17
Moorswater 15.22a ~ 15.32d 15.25a ~ 15.45d 15.26 ~ 15.37   - 17.53a ~ 18.13d 17.49 ~ 18.06
Coombe Jn 15.42a ~ 15.44d 15.55a ~ 15.57d 15/42   - 17.38a ~ 17.43d 17.39 ~ 17.44
Coombe Jn GF 15t45 ~ 15t48 15t58 ~ 16t01 15.43 ~ 15.54   17t23 ~ 17t28 17t34 ~ 17t37 17.34 ~ 17.37
Looe 16.07a 16.20a 16.16   17.05d 17.15d 17.16

 
Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z92? : (37609 & 37218 with 37608 on rear) : Liskeard Main Line to Liskeard Signal 9
5Z92? : (37608 with 37218 & 37609 on rear) : Liskeard Signal 9 to Liskeard GF
5Z92? : (37609 & 37218 with 37608 on rear) : Liskeard GF to Liskeard Branch Platform
5Z93? : (37608 with 37218 & 37609 on rear) : Liskeard Branch Platform to Liskeard GF
5Z93? : (37609 & 37218 with 37608 on rear) : Liskeard GF to Liskeard Main Line

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
Liskeard Main Line 14.31d [P1] 14.35   - -
Liskeard Sig. 9 14.34 ~ 14.37 ? ~ ?   - -
Liskeard Main Line 14.39 ~ ? 14/45   ? [P2] 19.03 [P2]
Liskeard GF ? ~ ? ? ~ ?   ? ~ ? ? ~ ?
Liskeard Branch ? [P3] 14.58 [P3]   ? [P3] 18.42 [P3]

5Z94? : (37218 & 37609 & 37608) : Bristol Temple Meads to Crewe

Location Booked (rtn) Revised (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads 22.35d [P5] 23.39d [P5]
Bristol East Jn 22/36 [RL] 23/40 [RL]
Dr Day's Jn 22/38 23/42
Narroways Hill Jn 22/41 23/45
Filton Abbey Wood 22/45 [P3] 23/49 [P3]
Patchway 22/47 23/51
Pilning 22/51 23/55
Severn Tunnel East 22/52 23/56
Severn Tunnel West 22/57 00/01
Severn Tunnel Junction 22/59 [P3] [DM] 00/03 [P3] [DM]
Llanwern West Jn 23/05 00/09
Maindee East Jn 23/10 00/16
Maindee North Jn 23/12 00/18
Little Mill Jn 23/27 00/33
Abergavenny 23/34 00/40
Pontrilas 23/45 00/51
Tram Inn 23/50 00/56
Hereford 23.59 ~ 00.01 [P3] 01.05 ~ 01.08 [P3]
Shelwick Jn 00/04 01/11
Moreton-on-Lugg 00/07 01/14
Leominster 00/15 01/22
Woofferton 00/20 01/27
Bromfield 00/25 01/32
Craven Arms 00/29 01/36
Marsh Brook LC 00/35 01/51
Dorrington 00/44 02/00
Sutton Bridge Jn 00/50 02/06
English Bridge Jn 00/51 02/07
Abbey Foregate Jn 00.54 ~ 01.00 02.10 ~ 02.12
Wellington 01/14 02/26
Madeley Jn 01/21 02/33
Cosford 01/26 02/38
Stafford Road Jn 01/34 02/47
Bushbury Jn 01/39 02/52
Trent Valley Jn 01/52 03/06
Stafford 01/53 [P5] [DS] 03/07 [P5] [DS]
Norton Bridge 01/58 03/12
Madeley 02/07 03/21
Basford Hall Jn 02/15 03/29
Basford Hall SSN 02/20 03/34
Gresty Lane 02/25 03/39
Gresty Lane Up Loop 02.29 ~ 02.49 03.43 ~ 04.03
Gresty Lane 02/53 04/07
Crewe Sidings 02.58a 04.12a


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