6th August 2014

Pathfinder Tours
The Anglian Explorer / Gipping - Lark Freighter

Locos Used 66085 & 66086
Stock Used 5292+4927+5341+1832+21269+3097+3066+1651+3123+3069

Route : 
1Z20 : Poole to Bury St Edmunds
1Z21 : Bury St Edmunds to Poole

Loco Route
66085 (1) Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - St Denys - Eastleigh - Winchester - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Bramley - Reading - Maidenhead - Slough - Southall - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Canal Wharf Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Cricklewood Curve Jn - Carlton Road Jn - Junction Road Jn - Upper Holloway - Harringay Park Jn - Harringay - Alexandra Palace - Gordon Hill - Hertford North - Stevenage - Hitchin - Letchworth Garden City - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge - Ely
66086 (2) Ely - Soham - Bury St Edmunds - Haughley Jn - Stowmarket - Europa Jn - Boss Hall Jn - Westerfield
66085 (1) Westerfield - (reverse of outward route) - Ely
66086 (2) Ely - Cambridge - Shepreth Branch Jn - Audley End - Bishops Stortford - Harlow Town - Broxbourne - Cheshunt - Seven Sisters - South Tottenham - Tottenham South Jn - Coppermill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - High Meads Jn - Lea Jn - Navarino Road Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Poole

Notes : 
(1) 66086 on rear. 
(2) 66085 on rear. 
(3) This was reported as the first railtour to traverse the new 'Bacon Factory Curve' at Ipswich, in both directions. 
(4) Off tour options: visit to Duxford Imperial War Museum or Royal Sandringham House.

Source : Nigel Benning (on the tour from/to Bournemouth) & Nick Bartlett (on the tour from/to Brockenhurst)

Photo Review


66085 at Reading on the outward leg (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66086 basks in the sunshine at Ely (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nigel Benning, Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Poole 06.02d [P1] 06.01   23.13a [P2] 23.14 195.73
? Branksome 06/09 [P1] 06/07   23/08 [P2] 23/10 ?
5.60 Bournemouth 06.14a ~ 06.17d [P2] 06.13 ~ 06.17 [P2]   23.01a ~ 23.03d [P3] 23.02 ~ 23.05 190.13
20.76 Brockenhurst 06.35a ~ 06.43d [P1] 06.36 ~ 06.42 [P1]   22.42a ~ 22.45d [P3] 22.42 ~ 22.45 [P3] 174.77
31.72 Redbridge 06/55 06/54   22/30 22/32 164.01
34.43 Southampton Central 07.02a ~ 07.04d [UF] [P1] 07.02 ~ 07.04 [UF] [P1]   22.24a ~ 22.26d [P3] [DF] 22.27 ~ 22.28 [P4] [DF] 161.30
? Northam Jn 07/06 [UF] 07/07 [US]   22/21 [DF] 22/24 [DF] ?
36.40 St Denys 07/08 [P1] 07/08 [P1]   22/19 [P2] 22/22 [P2] 159.33
40.15 Eastleigh 07.14a ~ 07.18d [P1] [US] 07.14 ~ 07.17 [P1] [US]   22.10a ~ 22.13d [P2] 22.14 ~ 22.16 [P2] 155.58
? Shawford / Shawford Jn 07/29 07/29   22/05 [DF] 22/07 [DF] ?
47.11 Winchester 07.34a ~ 07.36d [P1] 07.34 ~ 07.37 [P1]   21.59a ~ 22.01d [P2] 22.03 ~ 22.04 [P2] 148.62
63.29 Worting Jn 07/51 [US] 07/52 [US]   21/44 [DF] 21/47 [DF] 132.44
65.60 Basingstoke 07.54a ~ 07.56d [US] [P4] 07.54 ~ 07.57 [US] [P4]   21.38a ~ 21.40d [P2] [DF] 21.41 ~ 21.43 [P2] [DF] 130.04
70.78 Bramley 08/03 08/02   21/30 21/33 124.75
79.57 Southcote Jn 08/12 08/11   21/21 21/26 116.16
81.39 Reading 08.16a ~ 08.31d [P7] [DM] 08.16 ~ 08.31 [P7] [DM]   21.15a ~ 21.18d [P8] 21.18 ~ 21.22 [P8] 114.34
? Kennet Bridge Jn 08/35 [DM-UR] 08.33 ~ 08.35 [DM-UR]   21/12 [DR-DM] 21.06 ~ 21.11 [DR-DM] ?
86.38 Twyford 08/40 [P4] 08/41 [P4] [UR]   21/07 [P3] 20/59 [P3] [DR] 109.35
93.20 Maidenhead 08/49 [P4] [UR] 08/50 [P4] [UR]   20/58 [P3] [DR] 20/50 [P3] [DR] 102.53
99.03 Slough 09/00 [P5] [UR] 09/02 [P5] [UR]   20/47 [P4] [DR] 20/43 [P4] [DR] 96.70
? Heathrow Airport Jn 09/14 [UR] 09/18 [UR]   20/37 [DR] 20/36 [DR] ?
108.33 Southall 09/20 [UR] 09/24 [P4] [UR]   20/33 [DR] 20/33 [P3] [DR] 87.40
? West Ealing 09/24 [UR] 09/27 [P4] [UR]   20/30 [DR] 20/30 [P3] [DR] ?
? Acton West 09/28 [UR] 09/31 [UR]   20/28 [DR] 20/26 [DR] ?
113.18 Acton Main Line 09c31 ~ 09c33 [UGL] 09.34 ~ 09.36 [UGL]   20c19 ~ 20c24 [DGL] 20.19 ~ 20.21 [DGL] 82.55
114.00 Acton Wells Jn 09/36 09/37   20/15 20.14 ~ 20.16 81.73

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
114.32 Acton Canal Wharf Jn 09/38 09/38
116.74 Dudding Hill Jn 09/44 09/50
117.58 Cricklewood Curve Jn 09/50 [UH] 09/54 [UH]
? West Hampstead North Jn 09/52 [UH-UF] 09/57 [UH-UF]
119.04 West Hampstead Thameslink 09/53 [P3] 09/58 [P3]
120.64 Carlton Road Jn 09/59 10/01 [UF-DT]
121.41 Junction Road Jn 10/02 10/07
121.79 Upper Holloway 10/04 [P2] 10/09 [P2]
123.14 Harringay Park Jn 10/08 10/13
123.36 Harringay 10/12 [SL2] 10/15 [SL2]
125.05 Alexandra Palace 10/20 [P4] 10/19 [P4]
129.76 Gordon Hill 10/32 [P3] 10/28 [P3]
139.55 Hertford North 10/51 [P2] 10/45 [P2]
148.08 Langley Jn 11/01 [DS] 10/55 [DS]
149.08 Stevenage 11/04 [P4] 10/56 [P4] [DS]
153.37 Hitchin 11/08 [P2] [DCF] 11.03 ~ 11.08 [P2] [DCF]
156.66 Letchworth Garden City 11/13 11/15 [P2]
? Royston 11/23 [P2] 11/25 [P2]
177.42 Shepreth Branch Jn 11/36 11/37
180.11 Cambridge 11.42a ~ 11.47d [P7] 11.44 ~ 11.51 [DM] [P7]
? Coldham Lane Jn 11/50 11/54
? Ely Dock Jn 12/02 12/07
194.69
0.00
Ely 12.04a ~ 12.19d [P3] 12.09 ~ 12.21 [P3]
? Ely Dock Jn 12/20 12/22
5.06 Soham 12/27 12/29
11.73 Chippenham Jn 12/37 12/39
14.58 Kennet 12/40 ?
24.19 Bury St Edmunds [Down Goods Loop] 12*50 ~ 13*01 [DGL] 13.01 ~ 13.10 [DGL]
24.33 Bury St Edmunds 13.03a ~ 14.15d [P2] 13.12 ~ 14.14 [P2]
36.41 Haughley Jn 14/33 14/31
38.74 Stowmarket 14/39 [P2] 14/40 [P2]
39.16 Stowmarket [Down Goods Loop] 14*41 ~ 15*01 [DGL] 14.43 ~ 15.02 [DGL]
49.03 Ipswich Europa Jn 15/10 15/13
49.66 Ipswich Boss Hall Jn 15/12 15/15
52.02
0.00
Westerfield 15.15a ~ 15.25d 15.22 ~ 15.31
2.16 Ipswich Boss Hall Jn 15/29 15/34
2.79 Ipswich Europa Jn 15/30 15/36
? Claydon [Down Goods Loop] 15/37 [DGL] 15/43 [DGL]
12.66 Stowmarket [Down Goods Loop] 15/47 [DGL] 15/55 [DGL]
13.08 Stowmarket 15/50 [P2] 15/56 [P2]
15.41 Haughley Jn 15/53 16/00
27.49 Bury St Edmunds 16.09a ~ 16.14d [P1] 16.15 ~ 16.17 [P1]
37.24 Kennet 16/26 16/28
40.09 Chippenham Jn 16/30 16/31
46.76 Soham 16/41 16.39 ~ 16.41
? Ely Dock Jn 16/48 16/49
52.02
0.00
Ely 16.51a ~ 17.11d [P3] 16.52 ~ 17.11 [P3]
? Ely Dock Jn 17/13 17/13
? Coldham Lane Jn 17/26 17/27
14.58 Cambridge 17.29a ~ 17.32d [P8] 17.30 ~ 17.33 [P8]
17.27 Shepreth Branch Jn 17/38 17/38
28.55 Audley End 17/48 [P1] 17/48
37.02 Stanstead Mountfitchet 17/59 17/58
40.03 Bishops Stortford 18/04 [P2] 18/02
47.51 Harlow Town 18*13 ~ 18*19 [P1] 18.13 ~ 18.18 [P1]
53.13 Broxbourne 18/29 [P2] 18/24 [P2]
56.29 Cheshunt 18/33 [P1] 18/30 [P1]
61.47 Bury Street Jn 18/45 18.40 ~ 18.42
65.19 Seven Sisters 18*52 ~ 18*54 [P1] 18/53 [P1]
65.44 South Tottenham 18/56 [P2] 18/55 [P2]
66.10 Tottenham South Jn 19/10 18.56 ~ 19.14
66.57 Coppermill Jn 19/11 19/18
69.25 Temple Mills East Jn 19/16 19/24
69.69 High Meads Jn 19*20 ~ 19*30 19.25 ~ 19.30
70.03 Lea Jn 19/32 19/32
72.11 Navarino Road Jn 19/37 19/37
? Canonbury West Jn 19/41 19/42
? Westbourne Road Jn 19/44 19/43
? Camden Road East Jn 19/48 19.45 ~ 19.47
75.49 Camden Road Jn 19/49 19/49
76.55 Gospel Oak 19/55 [P1] 19/53 [P1]
? Kensal Green Jn 20/10 20.07 ~ 20.09
81.08 Willesden Junction HL 20/12 [P5] 20/11 [P5]

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z20 : (66086 with 66085 on rear) Eastleigh to Poole Sidings
5Z21 : (66085 with 66086 on rear) Poole Sidings to Eastleigh

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Eastleigh T&RSMD 03.47d 01.30a
Eastleigh 03/57 01/20
Eastleigh East Yard 04.00 ~ 04.15 01.02 ~ 01.17
Eastleigh 04/18 00/59
St Denys 04/21 00/51
Southampton Central 04/25 00/45
Redbridge 04/29 00/39
Brockenhurst 04.40 ~ 04.42 00/30
Bournemouth 04/55 00/14
Branksome 04/59 00/07
Poole 05.08 ~ 05.28 00/02
Poole Sidings 05.31 ~ 05.52 23.21 ~ 00.01
Poole 05.55a 23.18d


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