29th March 2014

Pathfinder Tours
The Gateway Freighter

Locos Used 66007 & 66106
Stock Used 17105+3098+3100+3122+1671+1813+4959+4998+4991+4949

1Z30 : Crewe to London Gateway
1Z31 : London Gateway to Bow Depot
1Z32 : Bow Depot to Bletchley Swanbourne Siding
1Z33 : Bletchley Swanbourne Siding to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
66007 (1) Crewe - Stafford - Rickerscote - Bushbury Jn - Bescot Stadium - Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - Northampton - Milton Keynes Central - Bletchley - Tring - Watford Junction - Wembley Central - Wembley European Freight Operations Centre - Harlesden Jn - Kensal Green Jn - West Hampstead - Gospel Oak - Junction Road Jn - Harringay Park Jn - South Tottenham - Leyton Midland Road - Woodgrange Park - Barking - Dagenham Dock - Purfleet - Grays - Tilbury Town - Thames Haven Jn - London Gateway
66106 (2) London Gateway - Thames Haven Jn - Tilbury Town - Grays - Purfleet - Dagenham Dock - Barking - Woodgrange Park - Forest Gate Jn - Maryland - Stratford - Carpenters Road South Jn - Bow Depot
66007 (1) Bow Depot - Carpenters Road South Jn - Stratford - Temple Mills East Jn - Tottenham South Jn - South Tottenham - (reverse of outawrd route) - Harlesden Jn - Sudbury Jn - Wembley Central - Watford Junction - Tring - Bletchley - Bletchley Flyover Jn - Fenny Stratford
66106 (2) Fenny Stratford - Bletchley Summit of Flyover - Swanbourne Siding
66007 (1) Swanbourne Siding - Bletchley Summit of Flyover - Denbigh Hall South Jn - Milton Keynes Central - Northampton - Rugby - New Bilton Stub
66106 (2) New Bilton Stub - Rugby
66007 (1) Rugby - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 66106 on rear.
(2) 66007 on rear.

Sources : Nick Bartlett, Stuart Hicks & Alan Sheppard

Photo Review


66007 arrives at Watford Junction on the outward leg (photo Nick Bartlett)


66106 at Stratford on the rear of 1Z32 (photo Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard, Nick Bartlett &
Realtime Trains)

M.C

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
Crewe 06.42d [P6][FL] 06.44 [FL]   22.52a [P12] 22/52
81.23
8.39
Madeley (Staffs) 06/53 [FL] 06/55   22/42 [FL] 22/42
72.64
19.12
Norton Bridge 07/02 [FL] 07/05 [FL]   22/32 [FL] 22/33 [FL]
62.11
24.37
Stafford 07.09a ~ 07.14d [P1][FL] 07.11 ~ 07.14   22.24a ~ 22.26d [P6][SL] 22.15 ~ 22.25
56.66
25.71
Rickerscote 07*19 ~ 07*24 [Up B'Ham S] ?   22/21 ? ?
38.14
Bushbury Jn 07/38 07/37   22/05 22/00
43.09
40.62
Portobello Jn 07/42 07/42   21/58 21/56
40.41
43.61
Darlaston Jn 07/44 07/44 ` 21/55 21/52
37.42
44.79
Bescot Stadium 07/45 07/45   21/54 21/50
36.24
45.78
Tame Bridge Parkway 07.48a ~ 07.50d 07.47 ~ 07.49   21.47a ~ 21.52d 21.46 ~ 21.48
35.25
49.36
Perry Barr North Jn 07/54 07/54   21/42 21/42
31.67
51.58
Aston 07/57 [P2] 07/58   21/37 [P1] 21/38
29.45
54.55
Stechford 08/02 08/04   21/31 21/31
26.48
59.08
Birmingham International 08.09a ~ 08.23d [P5] 08.12 ~ 08.23 [P5]   21.20a ~ 21.23d [P2] 21.21 ~ 21.23 [P2]
22.15
69.64
Coventry 08.37a ~ 08.39d [P2] 08.37 ~ 08.39 [P2]   21.06a ~ 21.08d [P3] 21.02 ~ 21.04
11.39
81.23
Rugby 08.55a ~ 09.03d [P6][UNL][SL] 08.53 ~ 09.06   20.38a ~ 20.54d [P1][DCL] 20.33 ~ 20.49
0.00
1.18
-
Rugby Trent Valley - 20/36 [DCL] ?
0.40
-
Rugby New Bilton - 20.11 ~ 20.31 20.08 ~ 20.28
0.00
40.69
-
Rugby Trent Valley - 20/06 [DCL] 20/04
40.29
-
Rugby - 20/03 [P1][DCL] 20/00
39.51
85.14
Daventry North Jn 09/09 09/11   19/56 19/53
35.60
90.53
Long Buckby 09/16 09/16   19/51 19/49
30.21
100.22
Northampton 09.28a ~ 09.30d [P1] 09/28 ~ 09.31 [P1]   19.38a ~ 19.40d [P2] 19.26 ~ 19.37
20.52
109.24
Hanslope Jn 09/41 [SL] 09/41   19/16 19/17
11.50
116.25
Milton Keynes Central 09.48a ~ 09.53d [P1][SL] ~ 09.53   19.06a ~ 19.09d [P3] 19.08 ~ 19.10
4.49
-
Denbigh Hall South Jn - 19/00 18.34 ~ 19.00
2.36
-
Bletchley Smt of Flyover - 18/50 18/30
1.31
-
Swanbourne Siding - 18.21 ~ 18.41 18.10 ~ 18.20
0.00
2.20
-
Bletchley Smt of Flyover - 18/08 17/56
0.69
-
Fenny Stratford - 17.41 ~ 18.01 17.42 ~ 17.52
0.00
56.03
119.36
Bletchley 09/58 [P4][SL] 09/57   17/35 [P5][SL] 17/37 [DS-US]
55.02
128.55
Ledburn Jn 10/06 [SL] 10/05   17/25 [SL] 17/27
45.67
134.40
Tring 10/14 [P5][SL] 10/14   17/20 [P3] 17/23
40.02
140.50
Bourne End Jn 10/21 [SL] 10/22   17/11 [SL] 17/15
33.72
148.56
Watford Junction 10.30a ~ 10.32d [P9][SL] 10.31 ~ 10.34   17/03 [P8][SL] 17/08 [P8]
25.66
154.60
Harrow & Wealdstone 10/38 [SL] 10/40   16/58 [SL] 17/04
19.62
158.06
Wembley Central 10/44 [P6] 10/44 [P6]   16/54 [P5][SL] 17/00 [P5]
16.36
158.58
Wembley Eur Frt Ops 10*49 ~ 10*51 10.49 ~ 10.52 (Recp/Dep line 6) (South Dep) -
 
159.23
Wembley South Yard Jn 10/56 [HLG] 10/54 [Up/Dn HLG] -
 
159.68
Willesden Railnet Reception 10/58 10/57 [Up/Dn HLG] -
 
-
Wembley Sig.829/931 - 16*47 ~ 16*49 DIV
16.03
-
Willesden Sudbury Jn - 16/43 [DR] 16.55 ~ 16.57 [DS]
15.28
-
Brent Through - 16/38 ? [Up/Dn Gds 1]
-
160.08
Harlesden Jn 11/00 10/58 [Up City Line]   16/33 [GL] 16.35 ~ 16.39
14.33
161.08
Kensal Green Jn 11/04 11/03   16/28 16/31 [Dn City Line]
13.33
165.12
Gospel Oak 11/16 [P4] 11/13 {Dn T&H]   16/13 [P4] 16/15 [Up T&H]
9.29
165.66
Junction Road Jn 11/18 11/15   16/10 16/13
8.55
166.24
Upper Holloway 11/20 [P2] 11/17 [P2]   16/09 [P1] 16/11 [P1]
8.17
167.39
Harringay Park Jn 11/22 11/20   16/06 16/05
7.02
169.13
South Tottenham 11/27 [P2] 11/24 [P2]   16/01 [P1] 16/02 [P1]
5.28

 

M.C

Location Booked Actual
172.46
Leyton Midland Road 11/36 [P2] 11/33 [P2]
175.29
Woodgrange Park 11/43 [P2] 11/39 [P2]
?
Barking Station Jn 11/45 11/43
176.75
Barking 11/46 [P7][ML] 11/44 [P7]
179.78
Dagenham Dock 11/50 [P2] 11/48 [P2]
182.07
Rainham 11/53 [P2] 11/51 [P2]
185.35
Purfleet 11/59 [P2] 11/56 [P2]
?
West Thurrock Jn 12/03 12/01
189.19
Grays 12/04 [P2] 12/03 [P2]
191.01
Tilbury Town 12/07 ~ 12.09 [P2] 12.06 ~ 12.08 [P2]
195.74
Thames Haven Jn 12/18 12/19
198.33
London Gateway Port Sig.LG11 12*22 ~ 12*24 12/24 [Arr]
198.73
London Gateway Arrival Sig.LG13 12*28 ~ 12*30 12/28 [Dep]
199.73
0.00
London Gateway DBS 12.35 ~ 13.05 12.40 ~ 12.58
1.20
London Gateway Dep Line 13*08 ~ 13*10 13.04 ~ 13.12
1.30
Thames Haven Sig.UR888 13/13 -
3.71
Thames Haven Sig.UR882 13/17 -
3.79
Thames Haven Jn 13/19 13/21
8.72
Tilbury Town 13.27 ~ 13.29 [P1] 13.31 ~ 13.32 [P1]
10.54
Grays 13/32 [P1] 13/35 [P1]
?
West Thurrock Jn 13/33 13/36
14.38
Purfleet 13/37 [P1] 13/39 [P1]
17.66
Rainham 13/41 [P1] 13/44 [P1]
19.75
Dagenham Dock 13/44 [P1][ML] 13/46 [P1]
?
Ripple Lane - Renwick Road Jn 13/46 13/48
22.78
Barking 13/50 [P8] 13/51 [P8]
?
Barking Station Jn 13/53 13/53
24.44
Woodgrange Park 13/56 [P1] 13/56 [P1]
25.01
Forest Gate Jn 13*58 ~ 14*09 [EL] 13.58 ~ 14.08
25.43
Forest Gate 14/11 [P4][DML] 14/10 [P1][UM]
?
Maryland 14/13 14/13
26.61
Stratford 14.15a ~ 14.18d [P10A][DBL] 14.16 ~ 14.17 [P10A]
27.10
Carpenters Road South Jn 14/22 14/20
27.66
0.00
Bow Depot 14.27 ~ 15.12 14.29 ~ 15.23
0.56
Carpenters Road South Jn 15/17 15/28 [DnTM]
1.08
Stratford 15.21a ~ 15.46d [P12][BL] 15.30 ~ 15.46 [P12]
1.47
Temple Mills East Jn 15/50 15/48
4.15
Coppermill Jn 15/55 15/56
4.62
Tottenham South Jn 15/57 15/59

Timings continue in first table.

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