23rd March 2013

Pathfinder Tours
The Scenic Settler

Locos Used 66089 & 70004 'The Coal Industry Society'
Stock Used 6310+3121+3100+1683+3112+3122+3147+1813+4998+4949+4959+4927+5366

Route :
1Z70 : Eastleigh to Carlisle
1Z71 : Carlisle to Eastleigh

Loco(s) Route
66089 Eastleigh - Winchester - Basingstoke - Bramley - Oxford Road Jn - Reading West Jn - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Tame Bridge Parkway - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Madeley - Basford Hall Jn - Crewe
70004 (2) Crewe - (via WCML) - Farington Jn (1) - (via WCML) - Carlisle (1)
70004 (2) Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
66089 Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Eastleigh

Notes :
(1) Booked route was via Blackburn, Clitheroe, Hellifield and the Settle & Carlisle line to Carlisle but the route was blocked due to snow drifts near Kirkby Stephen.
(2) Plus 66089 dead-in-tow.


70004 & 66089 on arrival into Carlisle (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Nick Bartlett, Martin Diamond & Chris Bracey (all on the tour throughout).

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Eastleigh 04.50d [P2] [UF] 04.50 [P2] [UF]   23.50a [P2] 23.51 [P2] 189.60
3.65 Shawford / Shawford Jn 04/55 04/57   23/44 [DF] ? 185.75
6.76 Winchester 04/58 [P1] 05/00 [P1]   23/41 [P2] 23/43 [P2] 182.64
23.14 Worting Jn 05/13 [US] 05/13 [US]   23/27 [DF] 23/29 166.46
25.54 Basingstoke 05.16a ~ 05.18d [P4] 05.16 ~ 05.19d [P4]   23.21a ~ 23.23d [P2] 23.21 ~ 23.25 [P2] 164.06
29.72 Bramley 05/23 05/25   23/12 23/13 159.68
39.31 Southcote Jn 05/32 05/33   23/03 23/03 150.29
40.56 Oxford Road Jn 05/34 05/35   23/01 23/01 149.04
41.17 Reading West Jn 05/35 [DM] 05/36 [DM]   22/59 22/59 [UM] 148.43
? Didcot East Jn 05/49 05/50   22/40 [UM] 22/37 ?
57.31 Didcot Parkway 05.50a ~ 05.53d [P3] 05.52 ~ 05.54 [P3]   22.37a ~ 22.39d [P4] 22.33 ~ 22.36 [P5] 132.29
58.15 Didcot North Jn 05/55 05/56   22/35 22/29 131.45
65.29 Kennington Jn 06/03 06/03   22/26 22/22 124.31
67.62 Oxford 06.06a ~ 06.09d [P2] 06.07 ~ 06.10 [P2]   22.21a ~ 22.23d [P1] 22.14 ~ 22.18 [P1] 121.78
68.66 Oxford North Jn 06/10 ?   22*02 ~ 22*17 [GL] 22.05 ~ 22.12 [UM] 120.74
70.53 Wolvercote Jn 06/13 06/14   21/57 21/55 119.07
79.42 Heyford 06/21 06/22   21/48 21/47 110.18
85.33 Aynho Jn 06/26 06/27   21/43 21/42 104.27
90.37 Banbury 06.34a ~ 06.37d [P2] 06.33 ~ 06.37 [P2]   21.34a ~ 21.36d [P3] 21.33 ~ 21.36 [P3] 99.23
99.17 Fenny Compton 06/46 06/47   21/26 21/24 90.43
110.46 Leamington Spa 06.56a ~ 07.00d [P2] 06.56 ~ 07.02 [P2]   21.11a ~ 21.13d [P3] 21.10 ~ 21.12 [P3] 79.14
111.55 Milverton 07/03 07/05   21/08 21/07 78.05
116.03 Kenilworth 07*11 ~ 07*23 07.13 ~ 07.24 [Loop]   21/03 21/03 73.57
? Gibbet Hill Jn 07/26 07/28   21/00 21/00 ?
120.00 Coventry 07.31a ~ 07.35d [P4] 07.37 ~ 07.40 [P3]   20.52a ~ 20.56d [P2] 20.52 ~ 20.55 [P2] 69.60
130.56 Birmingham International 07.52a ~ 07.55d [P3] 07.53 ~ 07.57 [P2]   20.37a ~ 20.40d [P4] 20.35 ~ 20.39 [P5] 59.04
135.09 Stechford 08/03 08/03   20/30 20.21 ~ 20.24 54.51
138.02 Aston 08/08 [P1] 08/13 [P1]   20/25 [P2] 20/15 [P2] 51.58
140.24 Perry Barr North Jn 08/12 08/18   20/22 20/06 49.36
143.62 Tame Bridge Parkway 08.16a ~ 08.18d 08.30 ~ 08.32   20.15a ~ 20.17d 19.59 ~ 20.02 45.78
144.61 Bescot Stadium 08/20 08/34   20/12 19/57 44.79
145.79 Darlaston Jn 08/21 08/35   20/10 19/55 43.61
148.78 Portobello Jn 08/25 08/38   20/07 19/53 40.62
151.46 Bushbury Jn 08/31 08/42   20/05 19/48 38.14
? Trent Valley Jn 08/45 08/54   19/50 19/34 ?
165.23 Stafford 08.47a ~ 08.57d [P6] [DS] 08.55 ~ 09.07 [P5] [DS]   19.47a ~ 19.49d [US] [P4] 19.26 ~ 19.32 [US] [P4] 24.37
170.52 Norton Bridge 09/03 [DS] 09/13 [DS]   19/41 [US] 19/20 [US] 19.08
181.54 Madeley Jn 09/12 [DS] 09/23 [DS]   19/30 [US] 19/10 [US] 8.06
187.76 Basford Hall Jn 09/20 [DS] 09/29 [DS]   19/24 19/03 [US] 1.64
189.60
0.00
Crewe 09L23a ~ 10L02d [P12] 09L34 ~ 10L04 [P12]   18L55a ~ 19L20d [P12] [US] 18L35 ~ 18L59 [P12] [US] 0.00
141.08
0.68 Crewe Coal Yard 10/04 10/07 [DS]   18/53 18/31 [UF] 140.20
7.41 Winsford 10/11 [DF] 10/20   18/45 18/22 [UF] 133.47
12.55 Hartford Jn 10/16 [DS] 10/27   18/41 18/17 128.33
14.38 Acton Bridge 10.20 ~ 10.24 [DF] 10/30   18/38 18/16 [UF] 126.50
16.73 Weaver Jn 10/27 10/32   18/36 18/12 124.15
22.26 Acton Grange Jn 10/30 10/36   18/31 18/03 118.64
24.11 Warrington Bank Quay 10*32a ~ 10*34d [P3] 10/40 [P4] [DS]   18/29 [P2] 18/01 [P2] 116.77
25.20 Dallam Jn 10/37 10/42 [DS]   18/27 18/01 115.68
27.47 Winwick Jn 10/39 10.48 ~ 10.54 [DS]   18/25 17/58 [UF] 113.41
34.42 Springs Branch Jn 10/44 11/03   18/16 17/53 106.46
? Wigan South Jn 10/44 11/05   18/15 ? ?
35.71 Wigan North Western 10/45 [P5] 11.06 ~ 11.09 [P5]   18/14 [P4] 17/51 [P4] 105.17
43.42 Balshaw Lane Jn 10/51 11/18   18/07 17/45 97.46
45.45 Euxton Jn 10/54 11/20   17/59 17/43 95.43
48.21 Farington Jn 10/58 11/22   17/55 [US] 17/38 [UF] 92.67

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
49.18 Lostock Hall Jn 11/04 [DIV]
58.18 Blackburn 11/17 [P2] [DIV]
58.65 Daisyfield Jn 11/19 [DIV]
63.27 Langho 11/27 [DIV]
69.02 Clitheroe 11/36 [DIV]
69.36 Horrocksford Jn 11/36 [DIV]
82.44 Hellifield 11*59 ~ 12*20 [DIV]
85.69 Settle Jn 12/26 [DIV]
93.66 Horton-in-Ribblesdale 12/36 [DIV]
98.49 Ribblehead 12/43 [DIV]
99.68 Blea Moor 12/46 [DIV]
108.04 Garsdale 12/57 [DIV]
117.69 Kirkby Stephen 13/07 [DIV]
128.51 Appleby 13/18 [DIV]
133.31 Kirkby Thore SB 13/24 [DIV]
136.04 Culgaith SB 13/27 [DIV]
143.79 Lazonby & Kirkoswald 13/35 [DIV]
151.04 Low House Crossing SB 13/42 [DIV]
154.26 How & Co Siding 13/45 [DIV]
158.41 Petteril Bridge Jn 13/54 [DIV]
158.60 London Road Jn 13/55 [DIV]
? Preston [DIV] 11/26 [P3]
? Garstang & Catterall [DIV] ?
? Lancaster [DIV] 11/46 [DM]
? Morecambe South Jn [DIV] 11/49
? Carnforth North Jn [DIV] 11/53
? Oxenholme Lake District [DIV] 12/04
? Tebay [DIV] ?
? Shap Summit [DIV] 12/22
? Penrith North Lakes [DIV] 12.39 ~ 13.08 [P3]
?
0.00
Carlisle 13.57a [P3] ~ 15.56d [P1] 13.29 [P3] ~ 15.56 [P3]
17.69 Penrith North Lakes 16/15 [P1] 16/15 [P1]
21.38 Eden Valley 16*21 ~ 16*29 [UGL] ? [UM]
? Shap Summit ? 16/28
36.68 Tebay 16/51 16/32
50.01 Oxenholme Lake District 17/02 16/43
63.01 Carnforth North Jn 17/17 16/59
67.17 Morecambe South Jn 17/21 17/03
69.09 Lancaster 17/23 [UM] 17/05 [UM]
80.58 Garstang & Catterall 17/33 17/14
90.07 Preston 17*44a ~ 17*51d [P6] [UF] 17.29 ~ 17.34 [P6] [UF]

Timings continue in first table.

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