6th April 2013

Pathfinder Tours
The Eidyn Burgh Scot

Loco Used D9009 'Alycidon'
Stock Used 4927+4998+4959+4949+1813+3112+3147+3122+1671+3100+3121+21272+6310

Route :
1Z55 : Crewe to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z56 : Edinburgh Waverley to Crewe

Loco Route
D9009 Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay - Earlestown - Eccles - Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge - Diggle - Huddersfield - Heaton Lodge East Jn - Horbury Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Altofts Jn - Castleford - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - York - Darlington - Durham - Birtley Jn - Newcastle - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
D9009 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Winchburgh Jn - Linlithgow - Polmont Jn - Carmuirs East Jn - Carmuirs West Jn - Greenhill Lower Jn - Cumbernauld - Coatbridge Central - Whifflet South Jn - Mossend - Mossend North Jn - Mossend East Jn - Holytown Jn - Wishaw - Law Jn - Carstairs - Lockerbie - Carlisle - Haltwhistle - Hexham - Blaydon - Norwood Jn - Low Fell Jn - Birtley Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) Tour postponed from 29/12/2012, due to unavailable DBS train crew.
(2) The return leg was originally advertised to run via the Settle & Carlisle line.


Edinburgh; D9009 showing the result of a high-speed
encounter with a pheasant speed between Durham &
 Newcastle (photo: Nigel Benning)

Source : Nigel Benning (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nigel Benning)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Crewe 06.03d 06.07 [P12]   23.20a 23.25 387.32
7.41 Winsford 06/11 06/16   23/11 23/18 379.71
12.55 Hartford Jn 06/15 06/20   23/07 23/15 374.57
14.38 Acton Bridge 06/16 06/21   23/05 23/13 372.74
16.41 Weaver Jn 06/19 06/23   23/03 23/11 370.71
22.24 Acton Grange Jn 06/22 06/26   22/59 23/06 365.08
24.11 Warrington Bank Quay 06.25a ~ 06.28d 06.30 ~ 06.33   22.53a ~ 22.55d 23.00 ~ 23.02 363.21
27.38 Winwick Jn 06/34 06/38   22/49 22/56 359.65
29.03 Earlestown 06/37 06/43   22/46 22/54 358.29
29.75 Newton-le-Willows 06/39 06/45   22/44 22/51 357.37
36.69 Astley 06/47 06/52   22/38 22/44 350.43
41.74 Eccles 06/52 06/57   22/33 22/39 345.38
44.43 Ordsall Lane Jn 06/57 07/00   22/29 22/35 342.59
45.65 Manchester Victoria 07.02a ~ 07.09d 07.04 ~ 07.09   22.23a ~ 22.25d 22.30 ~ 22.32 341.47
47.15 Miles Platting 07/13 07/13   22/20 22/26 340.17
51.26 Ashton Moss North Jn 07/18 07/19   22/14 22/22 336.06
53.37 Stalybridge 07/27 07/29   22/09 22/18 333.75
58.31 Greenfield 07/36 07/36   21/59 22/13 329.01
60.44 Diggle Jn 07/39 07/38   21/57 22/11 326.68
64.39 Marsden 07/43 07/42   21/52 22/07 322.73
71.45 Huddersfield 07.51a ~ 07.54d 07.49 ~ 07.55   21.39a ~ 21.42d 21.54 ~ 21.56 315.67
75.59 Heaton Lodge East Jn 07/59 07/59   21/32 21/46 311.53
83.48 Horbury Jn 08/09 08/09   21/19 21/34 303.64
85.72 Wakefield Kirkgate 08.14a ~ 08.17d 08.13 ~ 08.16 [P1]   21.12a ~ 21.15d 21.26 ~ 21.30 301.40
89.65 Altofts Jn 08/23 08/21   21/04 ? 297.47
91.43 Castleford 08/26 08/26   21/00 21/15 294.69
98.35 Milford Jn 08/33 08/34   20/52 ? 288.77
102.64 Church Fenton 08/39 08/38   20/45 21/00 284.48
108.01 Colton Jn 08/48 08/45   20/40 ? 279.31
113.42 York 08.55a ~ 09.07d 08.55 ~ 09.07 [P10]   20.31a ~ 20.34d 20.38 ~ 20.48 [P5] 273.70
115.13 Skelton Jn 09/09 09/10   20/28 ? 272.19
123.02 Tollerton 09/16 ?   20/22 ? 264.30
135.58 Thirsk 09/26 09/25   20/13 20/21 251.54
143.38 Northallerton 09/31 09/30   20/08 20/17 243.74
157.52 Darlington 09/42 09/42 [DM]   19/59 20/08 229.60
169.59 Ferryhill South Jn 09/58 09/52   19/50 20/00 217.53
179.55 Durham 10/05 10/00   19/43 19/52 207.57
188.71 Birtley Jn 10/13 ?   19/34 19/43 198.41

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
193.04 King Edward Bridge South Jn 10/16 10/11
193.58 Newcastle 10.19a ~ 10.21d 10.19 ~ 10.22 [P2]
195.52 Heaton South Jn 10/24 10/26
210.28 Morpeth 10/41 10/40
211.04 Morpeth North Jn 10.43 ~ 10.57 10.43 ~ 10.56
228.47 Alnmouth for Alnwick 11/12 11/11
245.23 Belford LC 11/25 11/23
246.19 Crag Mill 11.28 ~ 11.35 [DPL] ?
260.58 Berwick-upon-Tweed 11/50 11/33
271.00 Reston 11/58 11/42
277.00 Granthouse 12/04 11/46
289.09 Dunbar 12/13 11.57 ~ 12.05 [D&UPL]
300.34 Drem 12/22 12/15
308.29 Prestonpans 12.29 ~ 12.31 12/23
314.55 Portobello Jn 12/38 12/30
318.44
0.00
Edinburgh Waverley 12.43a ~ 15.13d 12.36 [P8] ~ 15.13 [P9]
1.19 Haymarket 15/16 15/17
8.42 Newbridge Jn 15/24 15/27
12.47 Winchburgh Jn 15/27 15/30
17.45 Linlithgow 15/31 15/34
22.41 Polmont Jn 15/39 15/40
27.20 Carmuirs East Jn 15/51 15/53
27.60 Carmuirs West Jn 15/55 15/54
30.01 Greenhill Lower Jn 15/59 15/58
35.38 Cumbernauld 16/04 16/03
41.74 Coatbridge Central 16/11 16/12
42.70 Whifflet South Jn 16/12 16/13
44.61 Mossend 16.16 ~ 16.18 16.17 ~ 16.22
45.14 Mossend North Jn 16/20 16/24
45.49 Mossend East Jn 16/26 16/25
46.46 Holytown Jn 16/28 16/28
49.63 Wishaw 16/32 16/32
52.05 Law Jn 16/35 16/35
62.41 Carstairs 16/47 16/46
78.24 Abington 16/59 16/59
86.30 Beattock Summit 17/08 17/05
96.54 Beattock 17/15 17/11
110.28 Lockerbie 17/25 17/20
126.01 Quintinshill 17.39 ~ 17.46 [UPL] 17.36 ~ 17.43
127.37 Gretna Jn 17/49 17/47
136.14 Carlisle 18.00a ~ 18.02d 17.59 ~ 18.04 [P4]
137.06 Petteril Bridge Jn 18/05 18/08
140.58 Corby Gates SB 18/11 18/13
146.22 Brampton Fell SB 18/17 18/20
150.08 Low Row SB 18/22 18/25
159.19 Haltwhistle 18/33 18/34
167.77 Haydon Bridge 18/43 18/44
175.44 Hexham 18/55 18/53
185.64 Prudhoe 19/09 19/23
187.77 Wylam 19/14 19/26
192.29 Blaydon 19/20 19/31
194.29 MetroCentre 19/22 19/33
195.71 Norwood Jn 19/25 19/36
196.33 Low Fell Jn 19/29 19/38

Timings continue in first table.

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