6th December 2014

Pathfinder Tours
The Yuletide Yorkshire Explorer

Loco Used 68014
Stock Used load 12

Route :
1Z68 : Newport to Leeds
1Z69 : Leeds to Newport

Loco Route
68014 Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Cam & Dursley - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Ashchurch - Abbotswood Jn - Stoke Works Jn - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Stockport - Denton - Ashton Moss North Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Miles Platting Jn - Manchester Victoria - Salford Central - Salford Crescent - Bolton - Chorley - Euxton Jn - Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth - Clapham - Giggleswick - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Keighley - Shipley - Leeds
68014 Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - Preston - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Weaver Jn - Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Newport

Notes :
(1) This was reported as the first use of a Class 68 on a railtour. The previous workings were additional trains for the Ryder Cup. 
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Newport 05.38d [P1] [UM]   23.24a
Maindee West Jn 05/39   23/22
Llanwern West Jn 05/41   23/17
Severn Tunnel Junction 05/48 [P4]   23/12 [P3] [DM]
Severn Tunnel West 05/49   23/11
Severn Tunnel East 05/54   23/06
Pilning 05/55 [P1]   23/05 [P2]
Patchway 06/00 [P1]   23/02 [P2]
Bristol Parkway 06.03a ~ 06.05d [P3]   22.58 ~ 23.00d [P2]
Westerleigh Jn 06/10   22/53
Yate 06/12   22/50
Charfield 06/18   22/44
Cam & Dursley 06.25a ~ 06.27d [P1]   22.35a ~ 22.37d [P2]
Standish Jn 06/33   22/30
Gloucester Yard Jn 06/38   22/24
Barnwood Jn 06/39   22/23
Cheltenham Spa 06.45a ~ 06.47d [P2]   22.15a ~ 22.17d [P1]
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 06/54 [P1]   22/05 [P2]
Abbotswood Jn 07/02   21/53
Stoke Works Jn 07/11   21/41
Bromsgrove 07/13   21/39
Barnt Green 07.21a ~ 07.25d [ML]   21.30a ~ 21.34d
Crofton Jn -   21*05 ~ 21*26 [DG]
Longbridge 07/29 [UF]   20/59
Kings Norton 07/32   20/46 [DS]
Selly Oak 07/36   20/44
Birmingham New Street 07.46a ~ 07.48d [P6]   20.33a ~ 20.37d [P11]
Proof House Jn 07/50   20/27
Aston 07/56 [P1]   20/23 [P2]
Perry Barr North Jn 08/00   20/20
Bescot Stadium 08/05   20/16
Darlaston Jn 08/06   20/15
Portobello Jn 08/10   20/11
Wolverhampton 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P2]   20.05a ~ 20.07d [P3]
Wolverhampton North Jn 08/29   20/03
Bushbury Jn 08/31   20/01
Trent Valley Jn 08/44   19/50
Stafford 08.46a ~ 08.57d [P6] [DS]   19.47a ~ 19.49d [P4]
Norton Bridge 09/03 [DS]   19/41 [US]
Madeley 09/12 [DS]   19/32 [US]
Basford Hall Jn 09/18   19/27
Crewe 09.35a ~ 09.40d [P5]   19.13a ~ 19.22d [P12] [US]
Sydney Bridge Jn 09/42 [FL]   -
Sandbach 09/47 [P2]   -
Alderley Edge 09/57   -
Wilmslow 09/59 [P3]   -
Cheadle Hulme 10/03 [P1]   -
Adswood Road Jn 10/04 [DF]   -
Edgeley No.1 Jn 10/06   -
Stockport 10/06 [P3]   -
Heaton Norris Jn 10/08   -
Ash Bridge Jn 10/09   -
Denton Jn 10/15   -
Ashton Moss North Jn 10/28   -
Baguley Fold Jn 10/32   -
Philips Park West Jn 10/33   -
Miles Platting 10/34 [SL]   -
Manchester Victoria 10/38 [P3]   -
Deal Street Jn 10/40   -
Salford Central 10/40   -
Salford Crescent 10/46 [P2]   -
Bolton 11/00 [P4]   -
Lostock Jn 11/04   -
Chorley 11/12   -
Crewe Coal Yard -   19/09
Winsford -   19/01
Hartford Jn -   18/57
Acton Bridge -   18/56
Weaver Jn -   18/54
Acton Grange Jn -   18/49
Warrington Bank Quay -   18/48 [P2]
Dallam Jn -   18/47
Winwick Jn -   18/45
Golborne Jn -   18/43
Springs Branch Jn -   18/40
Wigan South Jn -   18/39
Wigan North Western -   18/39 [P4]
Balshaw Lane -   18/33
Euxton Jn 11/15 [DF]   18/31
Preston 11/22 [P3]   18/21 [P6] [UF]
Oxheys Loop -   18*08 ~ 18*14 [UGL]
Garstang & Catterall 11/31   17/59
Lancaster 11/40 [DF]   17/49 [UF]
Morecambe South Jn 11/42   17/48
Carnforth North Jn 11/47   17/43
Carnforth 11/48   17.30 ~ 17.42
Settle Jn 12/26   16/48
Hellifield 12/29   16/43
Skipton 12.43a ~ 12.51d [P2]    16.28a ~ 16.31d [P3]
Keighley 13.05a ~ 13.08d [P1]   16.11a ~ 16.14d [P2]
Shipley 13/19 [P1]   16/03 [P2]
Dockfield Jn 13/20   16/02
Apperley Jn 13/24   15/59
Armley Jn 13/31 [UH]   15/53 [DH]
Leeds West Jn 13/32 [C]   15/52 [B]
Leeds 13.34a [P9]   15.51d [P8]


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