7th September 2013

Pathfinder Tours
The Western Wessexman

Locos Used D1015 'Western Champion' & 67019
Stock Used 5366+4959+5341+5292+3097+1832+21269+3069+3068+1691+3066+3119

Route :
1Z52 : Leicester to Weymouth
1Z53 : Weymouth to Leicester

Loco Route
67019? (1) Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Whitacre Jn - Coleshill Parkway - Water Orton - Park Lane Jn - Sutton Park - Walsall - Bescot Yard
D1015 Bescot Yard - Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Smethwick Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Trowbridge - Westbury - Frome - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester West - Weymouth
D1015 Weymouth - Dorchester South - Wareham - Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - Northam Jn - St Denys - Eastleigh - Winchester - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Southcote Jn - Reading West Jn - Didcot Parkway - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Wolvercot Jn - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - (reverse of outward route) - Bescot Yard
67019 Bescot Yard - (reverse of outward route) - Leicester


D1015 storms out of Poole on the return leg (photo: Steve Clark)

Sources : Nick Bartlett & Keith Gardiner

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leicester 05.53d [P3] 05.53   23.10a [P2] 23.25
Wigston North Jn 05/59 05/59   23/04 23/20
Croft Jn 06/08 06/06   22/57 23/15
Hinckley 06/14 06/12   22/52 23/10
Nuneaton 06.20a ~ 06.22d [P6] 06.18 ~ 06.22   22.45a ~ 22.47d [P7] 23.01 ~ 23.05
Abbey Jn 06/26 06/24   22/42 22/59
Whitacre Jn 06/37 06/35   22/30 22/49
Coleshill Parkway 06.40a ~ 06.42d [P1] 06.37 ~ 06.42   22.26a ~ 22.28d [P2] 22.43 ~ 22.46
Water Orton 06/45 06/46   22/23 22/40
Water Orton West Jn 06/47 06/47   22/21 22/39
Park Lane Jn 06/49 06/48   22/15 22/37
Sutton Park 06/56 ?   22/08 ?
Ryecroft Jn 07/09 07/05   21/55 22/20
Walsall 07/11 [UF]  07/07   21/53 [P1] 22/19
Pleck Jn 07/13 07/09   21/51 22/17
Bescot Jn 07/15 07/11   21/48 22/13
Bescot U&DGL 07L18a ~ 07L52d 07L15 ~ 07L58   21L19a ~ 21L45d 21L33 ~ ?
Newton Jn 07/55 08/00   21/16 21/30
Tame Bridge Parkway 07.58a ~ 08.02d ? ~ 08.04   21.10a ~ 21.13d 21.22 ~ ?
Perry Barr North Jn 08/08 08/10   21/05 21/17
Perry Barr West Jn 08/10 08/12   21/04 21/16
Soho East Jn 08/15 08/16   21/00 21/13
Soho North Jn 08/17 08/18   20/59 21/11
Galton Jn 08/19 08/21   20/58 21/08
Smethwick Jn 08/20 08/21   20/57 21/06
Rowley Regis 08.25 ~ 08.33 ?   20/45 20/58
Stourbridge Junction 08.45a ~ 08.47d [P3] 08.43 ~ 08.48   20.29a ~ 20.31d [P2] 20.45 ~ 20.48
Blakedown 08/52 08/53   20/23 20/41
Kidderminster 08.57a ~ 08.59d [P2] 08.57 ~ 08.59   20.16a ~ 20.18d [P1] 20.33 ~ 20.36
Hartlebury 09/05 09/04   20/11 20/30
Droitwich Spa 09/10 09/09 [P1]   20/05 20/23
Tunnel Jn 09/17 09/15   20/00 20/18
Worcester Shrub Hill 09.19a ~ 09.21d [P2] 09.17 ~ 09.21   19.51a ~ 19.58d [P1] 20.09 ~ 20.16
Norton Jn 09/26 09/26   19/45 19/59

 

Location Booked Actual
Abbotswood Jn 09/27 09/27
Ashchurch 09/36 09/37
Cheltenham Spa 09.44a ~ 09.46d [P1] 09.43 ~ 09.46
Barnwood Jn 09/53 09/52
Gloucester Yard Jn 09.55 ~ 10.01 ? ~ 10.07
Standish Jn 10/08 10/14
Charfield 10/18 10/23
Yate 10/24 10/29
Westerleigh Jn 10/26 10/31
Bristol Parkway 10.34a ~ 10.36d [P2] 10.36 ~ 10.41
Filton Abbey Wood 10/38 [P1] 10/44
Narroways Hill Jn 10/41 10/46
Dr Day's Jn 10/44 10/48
North Somerset Jn 10/46 10/50
Bath Spa 10/56 [P2] 11/01
Bathampton Jn 11/04 11/05
Bradford Jn 11/17 11/14
Trowbridge 11/19 11/16
Westbury 11.25a ~ 11.38d [P1] 11c24 ~ 11c38 [P1]
Fairwood Jn 11/42 11/41
Clink Road Jn 11/45 11/47
Frome 11.48a ~ 12.02d 11.49 ~ 12.05
Blatchbridge Jn 12/05 12/12
East Somerset Jn 12/08 12/17
Castle Cary 12/21 [P3] 12/27
Yeovil Pen Mill 12t42 ~ 12t44 [P3] 12.48 ~ 12.49 [P3]
Maiden Newton 13t01 ~ 13t03 13.10 ~ 13.13 [P2]
Dorchester West 13.13 ~ 13.14 13.23 ~ 13.24
Dorchester Jn 13/15 13/25
Weymouth 13.25a ~ 15.36d [P3] 13.35 ~ 15.36 [P3]
Dorchester Jn 15/48 15/51
Dorchester South 15/49 [P1] 15/52
Moreton 15/56 15/58
Wool 16/01 [P1] 16/02 [P1]
Wareham 16/06 [P1] 16/07 [P1]
Poole 16/15 [P1] 16/15 [P1]
Branksome 16/20 [P1] 16/21
Bournemouth Central 16/29 [P2] 16/24
Brockenhurst 16/50 [P2] 16/48 [P2]
Redbridge 17/03 17/04
Southampton Central 17/08 [UF] [P1] 17/07
Northam Jn 17/11 [UF] 17/09
St Denys 17/13 [P1] 17/11
Eastleigh 17.18a ~ 17.22d [P1] [US] 17.17 ~ 17.20
Shawford 17/31 17/29
Winchester 17/35 [P1] 17/35
Worting Jn 17/47 [US] 17/49
Basingstoke 17/51[P4] 17/52
Bramley 17/58 17/58
Southcote Jn 18/06 18/07
Oxford Road Jn 18/08 18/10
Reading West Jn 18/18 [DR] 18/14
Didcot East Jn 18/32 [DR] 18/29
Didcot Parkway 18.34a ~ 18.38d [P3] 18.31 ~ 18.34
Didcot North Jn 18/40 18/39
Kennington Jn 18/48 18/47
Oxford 18/51 [TL] 18/49
Wolvercot Jn 18/53 18/53
Charlbury 19/02 ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 19/06 [P1] 19/07
Morton-in-Marsh 19/18 [P1] 19/21
Honeybourne 19/28 [P1] ?
Evesham 19/37 19/48

Timings continue in first table.

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