11th January 2014

Pathfinder Tours
The
Deviationer

Locos Used 20302, 20305 & 37194
Stock Used 4946+4949+4998+4959+4991+1813+1671+3122+3147+3100+3098+17105

Route :
1Z20 : Crewe to Ely Papworth Sidings
1Z22 : Ely Papworth Sidings to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
20302 + 20305 (1) Crewe - Stafford - Lichfield Trent Valley - Tamworth - Nuneaton - Hinckley - Glen Parva Jn - Wigston South Jn - Market Harborough - Kettering- Bedford - Luton - St Albans - Carllton Road Jn - Junction Road Jn - Upper Holloway - Harringay Park Jn - Harringay Curve - Alexandra Palace - Bowes Park Jn - Gordon Hill - Hertford North - Langley Jn - Stevenage - Hitchin - Hitchin Flyover - Letchworth - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge DGL - Coldham Lane Jn - Ely Dock Jn - Ely Reception - Ely - Ely North Jn - Ely Papworth Sidings (Potter Group Reception Siding 22) (North Headshunt)
37194 (2) Potter Group Reception Siding 22 - Potter Group 'Sdg 20' Bunker Line (South Headshunt)
20302 + 20305 (1) Potter Group 'Sdg 20' Bunker Line (South Headshunt) - Potter Group NW Sidings (No.3)
37194 (2) Ely Papworth Sidings (Potter Group NW Sidings (No.3)) - Ely North Jn - Ely - Ely Reception
20302 + 20305 (1) Ely Reception - Ely - Ely North Jn - Ely West Jn - Manea - March (5) - Whittlesea - Peterborough - Werrington Jn - Spalding - Sleaford South Jn - Sleaford - Sleaford West Jn - Ancaster - Allington North Jn - Allington East Jn - Nottingham Branch Jn - Grantham
37194 (2) Grantham - Nottingham Branch Jn - Allington East Jn - Allington West Jn - Netherfield Jn - Nottingham - Mansfield Jn - Beeston South Jn - Trent East Jn - Trent South Jn - East Midlands Parkway - Kegworth (6)
20302 + 20305 (3) Kegworth - East Midlands Parkway - Trent South Jn - Toton
20305 + 20302 + 37194 (4) Toton - Trent South Jn - Loughborough - Sileby Jn - Syston South Jn - Leicester North Jn - Leicester - Wigston North Jn - Glen Parva Jn - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Midland Yard Jn - Nuneaton North Chord - Canal Farm Jn - Tamworth - (reverse of ouward route) - Crewe

Notes: 
(1) 37194 on rear.
(2) 20302 & 20305 on rear.
(3) 37194 dead on rear.
(4) 37194 dead in tow.
(5a) Original specification was for the train to reverse around the March Triangle, (to set the 20s to be lead position for final leg), from March East Jn to Whitemoor Jn then reversing to March West Jn. Although Whitemoor Yard could not be accessed while GBRf are preparing ballast trains, it had been planned for the train to travel a small section of the line to Wisbech, (just enough to clear the signal), but this could not be done due to a section of rail being removed to allow the Bramley Line Group to start vegetation clearance on their line.
5(b) In order to still have the 20s leading for the final section along the WCML, the train was due to sit in Humberstone Road Goods Loop for the 20s to run-round. With the failure of 37194 at Kegworth, the 20s hauled the train 'wrong-line' to Trent South Jn then onwards to Toton & the run-round was performed there.
(6) 37194 stopped with burst coolant pipe.

Source : Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Jim Sellens)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
Crewe 06.22d [P5][SL] 06.22 [P5][US]   21.44a [P12] 23.54 [P12]
80.29
1.64
Basford Hall Jn 06/29 ?   21/39 23/49 [DF]
78.45
8.06
Madeley (Staffs) 06/40 [SL] 06/36 [US]   21/31 [FL] 23/44 [DF]
72.23
19.08
Norton Bridge 06/51 [SL] 06.52 ~ 06.55 [US]   21/20 [FL] 23/33 [DF]
61.21
24.37
Stafford 06.59a ~ 07.02d [P4][SL] 07.04 ~ 07.06 [P4][UF]   21.11a ~ 21.14d [P3][FL] 23.20 ~ 23.25 [P3][DF]
55.72
?
Stafford Trent Valley Jn 07/03 ?   ? ?
?
27.36
Whitehouse Jn 07/06 [FL] 07/10 [UF]   ? 23/16
52.73
-
Milford Jn   ? 23/15 [DF] ?
30.75
Colwich Jn 07/11 [SL] 07/11 [US]   21/03 [FL] 23/13 [DF]
49.34
33.54
Rugeley North Jn 07/17 [SL] 07/18 [US]   20/57 [SL] 23/11 [DS]
46.55
41.13
Lichfield North Jn 07/26 [SL] 07/26 [US]   20/50 [SL] 23/03 [DS]
39.16
41.64
Lichfield Trent Valley 07.26a ~ 07.31d [P2] 07.27 ~ 07.31 [P2]   20.44a ~ 20.47d [P1] 22.58 ~ 23.01 [P1]
38.45
48.02
Tamworth 07.43a ~ 07.46d [P2] 07.39 ~ 07.46 [P2]   20.32a ~ 20.35d [P1] 22.47 ~ 22.49 [P1]
32.27
48.73
Amington Jn 07/48 [SL] 07/48   20/29 [SL] 22/45
31.36
59.58
Canal Farm Jn   20/10 [SL] 22/35
20.51
-
Nuneaton Midland Yard Jn   20/07 22/34
19.62
60.73
Nuneaton 08.04a ~ 08.08d [P5][SL] 08.02 ~ 08.08 [P5]   20.01a ~ 20.03d [P7] 22.29 ~ 22.32 [P7]
19.26
65.17
Hinckley 08/17 08/15   19/54 22/18
15.10
71.21
Croft 08/22 08/21   19/48 22/11
9.06
75.74
Glen Parva Jn 08/30 08/30   19/42 22/04
4.33

 

M.C

Location Booked Actual
76.44
Wigston South Jn 08/33 [SL] 08/32
78.41
Kilby Bridge Jn 08/44 [FL] 08.38 ~ 08.40
89.07
Market Harborough 08/57 08/54
98.01
Kettering North Jn 09/06 [SL] 09/04 [FL]
100.00
Kettering 09/10 [P1] 09/06 [P3]
101.21
Kettering South Jn 09/14 09/08
105.01
Harrowden Jn 09/20 09/12 [SL]
106.70
Wellingborough 09/25 09/15 [P3]
115.29
Sharnbrook Jn 09/37 09/26
?
Bedford North Jn 09/57 09.38 ~ 09.56 [US-DS]
122.16
Bedford 09/58 [P2] 09/59 [P2]
?
Bedford South Jn 10/01 10.00 ~ 10.01 [DS-UF]
131.63
Flitwick 10/12 [P1] 10/14 [P3]
134.59
Harlington 10/15 [P1] 10/18 [P3]
135.57
Sundon South Jn 10/17 10/19
138.63
Leagrave Jn 10/20 10/22
141.62
Luton 10/24 [P1] 10/26 [P4]
147.56
Harpenden Jn 10/31 10/33 [UF-US]
152.01
St Albans City 10/36 [P1] 10/39 [P1]
157.48
Radlett Jn 10/44 10/44
?
Silkstream Jn 10/51 10/51
165.02
Hendon 10/52 10/52 [P1]
?
Cricklewood 10/55 10/55 [P1]
168.08
West Hampstead Thameslink 10/58 [P1] 10/57 [P1]
169.68
Carlton Road Jn 11/02 11/01
170.52
Junction Road Jn 11/05 11/04
171.06
Upper Holloway 11/08 [P2] 11/05 [P2]
172.25
Harringay Park Jn 11/12 11/08
172.50
Harringay 11/14 [P2][SL2] 11/10 [P2]
174.16
Alexandra Palace 11/20 [P4] 11/14
179.07
Gordon Hill 11/28 [P3] 11/25
188.66
Hertford North 11/44 [P2] 11.42 ~ 11.44 [P2]
?
Molewood Jn ? 11/48 [DH]
?
Watton-at-Stone ? 11/51
?
Bragbury Jn ? 11/54 [DH]
197.34
Langley Jn 11/55 [SL] 11/56
198.18
Stevenage 11/58 [P4] 11/58 [P4]
202.47
Hitchin 12/09 [P2][DCF] 12.04 ~ 12.10 [P2][DCF]
205.76
Letchworth Garden City 12/15 [P2] 12/16 [P2]
216.18
Royston 12/25 [P2] 12/27 [P2]
226.52
Shepreth Branch Jn 12/38 12/38
229.21
Cambridge 12.45 ~ 12.51 [P8] 12/46 [P8]
?
Cambridge North Jn ? [DGL] 12/47 [DGL]
230.20
Coldham Lane Jn 12/57 12/49
243.48
Ely Dock Jn 13/10 13/07
243.70
Ely Reception 13*12 ~ 13*18 13.11 ~ 13.19 [Dn Freight Sdg]
243.79
Ely 13.20a ~ 13.22d [P1] 13.20 ~ 13.24 [P1]
245.29
Ely North Jn 13.26 ~ 13.27 13.29 ~ 13.33
 
245.49
0.00
Ely Papworth Sidings 13.30 ~ 13.34 ~ 13.42 [Potter Group Reception Line "Sdg 22"]
~ 13.38 ~ 14.12 [Potter Group Sdg 20 (Bunker Line)]
~ 14.05 14.15 ~ 14.19 [Potter Group NW Sdgs No.3
0.20
Ely North Jn 14/06 14/24
1.50
Ely 14.10a ~ 14.11d [P1] 14.30 ~ 14.34 [P1]
1.59
0.00
Ely Reception 14.13 ~ 14.30 14.36 ~ 14.38 [Dn Gds Loop]
0.09
Ely 14.33a ~ 14.52d [P1] 14.40 ~ 14.53 [P1]
1.42
Ely North Jn 14/56 14/58
15.59
March 15/12 15/18
?
March West Jn 15/13 15/18
24.43
Whittlesea 15/23 15/29 [P1]
29.65
Peterborough East Jn 15/32 [DM] 15/37 [DnMarch-UpMarch]
30.45
Peterborough 15/34 [P5][FL] 15/41 [P5][March Ind-DF]
33.50
Werrington Jn 15/41 15/49
47.13
Spalding 16/03 16/10
65.00
Sleaford South Jn 16/29 16/40
66.11
Sleaford 16/32 [P2] 16/44 [P2]
70.15
Allington North Jn 16/54 17/11
70.40
Allington East Jn 17/08 17/12
72.66
Nottingham Branch Jn 17/14 17/16
73.36
0.00
Grantham 17.18 ~ 17.29 [D/UGL] 17.25 ~ 17.40 [Dn/Up Gds]
0.50
Nottingham Branch Jn 17/32 17/46
?
Allington East Jn 17/36 17/51
3.32
Allington West Jn 17/37 17/53
8.40
Bottesford West Jn S.B. 17/46 18/00
14.01
Bingham 17/53 18/07
20.06
Netherfield Jn 18/03 18/20
22.57
Nottingham 18.13 ~ 18.14 [P3][B] 18.29 ~ 18.30 [P3][B]
?
Mansfield Jn 18/17 [UNS] 18/34 [DNS-UNS]
25.42
Beeston South Jn 18/21 18/41 [UNS-UN]
?
Trent East Jn 18/26 18/50
30.08
Trent South Jn 18/29 [FL] 18/52
?
East Midlands Parkway ? 18/54 [P2]
?
Kegworth ? 18.57 ~ 19.39 [UF]
DIV
East Midlands Parkway (DIV) 19.46 ~ 19.51 [P2]
DIV
Trent South Jn (DIV) 19/53 [UF-DF]
DIV
Trent East Jn (DIV) 19/56
DIV
Long Eaton L.C. (DIV) 19/58
DIV
Toton Centre (DIV) 20.06 ~ 21.02
DIV
Long Eaton L.C. (DIV) 21/09
?
Trent East Jn (18/26) 21/20
?
Trent South Jn (18/29 [FL]) 21/21
?
East Midlands Airport ? 21/23 [P2]
37.48
Loughborough 18/38 [P2] 21/32 [P2]
?
Sileby Jn 18/43 21/37
45.32
Syston South Jn 18/46 21/40
49.04
Humberstone Road Jn 18/49 [GL] 21/44 [UF]
49.54
0.00
Humberstone Road 18.51 ~ 19.34 [Up/Dn GL] 21/45 [UF]
0.32
Leicester North Jn 19/35 [FL] 21/48
0.43
Leicester 19/36 [P3][FL] 21.51 ~ 21.53 [P4]
3.59
Wigston North Jn 19/41 22/02

Timings continue in first table.

Note : Mileages in tables above taken from the tour brochure, therefore do not take into account the diversion via Toton.

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