6th - 7th March 2015

Pathfinder Tours
Sabrina's Tea Train / White Rose Kipper / The Lancs Links

Locos Used 37419 'Carl Haviland' & 37604
Stock Used 17105+3098+3147+1671+4949+4946+4998+4991

Route : 
1Z76 : Crewe - (via Ironbridge) - Crewe
1Z77 : Crewe - (via Ilkley) - Crewe
1Z78 : Crewe - (via Preston Docks) - Crewe

Date Tour Name Loco(s) Route
06/03 Sabrina's Tea Train 37604 (1) Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Colwich Jn - Rugeley Trent Valley - Rugeley Town - Cannock - Bloxwich - Ryecroft Jn - Walsall - Pleck Jn - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Stafford Road Jn - Cosford - Madeley Jn - Ironbridge Power Station
06/03 Sabrina's Tea Train 37419 (2) Ironbridge Power Station - Madeley Jn - Cosford - Stafford Road Jn - [via Oxley Chord] - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe
06/03 White Rose Kipper 37419 (2) Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Denton - Guide Bridge - Hyde Jn - Dinting - Glossop
07/03 White Rose Kipper 37604 (1) Glossop - Hadfield
07/03 White Rose Kipper 37419 (2) Hadfield - Dinting - Hyde Jn - Guide Bridge - Ashburys - Philips Park South Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Brewery Jn - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Castleton - Rochdale - Littleborough - Hall Royd Jn - Hebden Bridge - Milner Royd Jn - Halifax - Bradford Interchange 
07/03 White Rose Kipper 37604 (1) Bradford Interchange - New Pudsey - Bramley - Leeds
07/03 White Rose Kipper 37419 (2) Leeds - Armley Jn - Apperley Jn - Guiseley - Ilkley
07/03 White Rose Kipper 37604 (1) Ilkley - Guiseley - Shipley - Bradford Foster Square
07/03 White Rose Kipper 37419 (2) Bradford Foster Square - Shipley - Apperley Jn - Armley Jn - Leeds
07/03 White Rose Kipper 37604 (1) Leeds - Morley - Dewsbury - Mirfield East Jn - Heaton Lodge Jn - Huddersfield - Marsden - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Denton - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe
07/03 Lancs Links 37419 (2) Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Denton - Ashton Moss North Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Brewery Jn - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Dean Lane Goods (3)
07/03 Lancs Links 37604 (1) Dean Lane Goods - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria - Salford Central - Salford Crescent - Walkden - Crow Nest Jn - Wigan North Western - Balshaw Lane Jn - Euxton Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Ribble Jn - Preston
07/03 Lancs Links 37419 (2) Preston - Ribble Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Rufford - Ormskirk
07/03 Lancs Links 37604 (1) Ormskirk - Rufford - Farington Curve Jn - Ribble Jn - Preston Docks (4)
07/03 Lancs Links 37419 (2) Preston Docks - Ribble Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Balshaw Lane Jn - Wigan North Western - Bamfurlong Jn - Haydock Branch (5)
07/03 Lancs Links 37604 (1) Haydock Branch - Bamfurlong Jn - Ince Moss Jn - St Helens Central - Huyton Jn - Olive Mount Jn - Bootle Branch Jn - Edge Hill East Jn - Edge Hill (6)
07/03 Lancs Links 37419 (2) Edge Hill - Edge Hill East Jn - Bootle Branch Jn - Edge Lane Jn - Bootle Jn - Regents Road LC - Seaforth Container Terminal (7)
07/03 Lancs Links 37604 (1) Seaforth Container Terminal - Regents Road LC - Bootle Jn - Edge Lane Jn (8) - Olive Mount Jn - Huyton Jn - Rainhill - St Helens Junction - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Parkside Jn - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Deansgate - Manchester Oxford Road - Manchester Piccadilly - Slade Lane Jn - Heald Green - Styal - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe

Notes:
(1) 37419 on rear.
(2) 37604 on rear.
(3) Stopped short, alongside the Newton Heath & Moston Tram stop.
(4) Stopped at Strand Road LC, NR limit.
(5) Haydock Branch, to end of line.
(6) The leg to/from Seaforth Container Terminal was diverted as follows: Olive Mount Jn - Bootle Branch Jn - Edge Hill (reverse) - Bootle Branch Jn - Edge Lane Jn - Seaforth C.T. - Edge Lane Jn - Olive Mount Jn. As a result the booked break at Liverpool Lime Street was omitted. The mileages from the tour brochure will therefore need adjusting.
(7) Stopped approx 100-150 yards from Seaforth Container Terminal gates. 
(8) On return from Seaforth, the train was held at Edge Lane Jn for approx. 45-60 minutes, so the tour would be back to on it's scheduled timings to Crewe.

Source : Paul Warburton (on the tours throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Paul Warburton) 

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Crewe 18.35d [P12] [P12]
? Basford Hall Jn 18/39 [US] [US]
8.39 Madeley 18/46 [US]  
19.12 Norton Bridge 18/57 [US]  
? Stafford No.5 Jn 19/04 [US-UF]  
24.37 Stafford 19.05a ~ 19.10d [P1] [UF] [P1]
30.72 Colwich Jn 19/18 [UF]  
? Rugeley North Jn 19/24 [UDR]  
33.58 Rugeley Trent Valley 19/25 [P1]
? Rugeley 'B' Power Station Jn 19/28  
35.03 Rugeley Town 19/30  
? Hednesford 19/40  
41.14 Cannock 19/43  
? Bloxwich 19/51  
48.39 Ryecroft Jn 19/57  
49.00 Walsall 19/59 [P2] [P2]
49.65 Pleck Jn 20/01  
50.66 Darlaston Jn 20/04  
53.65 Portobello Jn 20/10  
55.55 Wolverhampton 20.21a ~ 20.22d [P2] [P4]
? Wolverhampton North Jn 20/24  
56.65 Stafford Road Jn 20/26  
64.52 Cosford 20/34  
70.02 Madeley Jn 20/42  
75.74
0.00
Ironbridge Power Station [Stop Board] 21.05a ~ 21.06d  
5.72 Madeley Jn 21/45  
11.22 Cosford 21/51  
19.09 Stafford Road Jn 22/02  
20.20 Bushbury Jn 22/07  
? Trent Valley Jn 22/21  
33.77 Stafford 22.23a ~ 22.25d [P5] [DS] [P5]
? Stafford North Jn 22/26 [DS-DF]  
39.22 Norton Bridge 22/32 [DF]  
49.75 Madeley 22/42 [DF]  
? Basford Hall Jn 22/50 [DF]
58.34 Crewe 22.53a [P6] [P6]

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Crewe 23.10d [P6] [P6]
? Sydney Bridge Jn 23/12 [DF]  
4.50 Sandbach 23/17 [P2] [P2]
? Alderley Edge 23/31  
18.71 Wilmslow 23/33 [P3] [P3]
22.57 Cheadle Hulme 23/37 [P1]  
? Adswood Road Jn 23/38 [DF]  
? Edgeley No.1 Jn 23/40  
25.01 Stockport 23.42a ~ 23.48d [P3] [P3]
25.56 Heaton Norris Jn 23/51  
? Ash Bridge Jn 23/52  
? Denton Station Jn 23/57  
29.69 Denton Jn 23/58  
30.49 Guide Bridge 00/01 [P1]  
31.33 Guide Bridge [U&DL] 00/04 [U&DL] [U&DL]
31.69 Hyde Jn 00/05  
? Dinting 00/15 [P2]  
38.43
0.00
Glossop 00.18a ~ 00.33d  
1.65
0.00
Hadfield 00.39a ~ 00.54d  
0.69 Dinting 00/57 [P1]  
5.34 Newton for Hyde 01.04 ~ 01.05  
6.45 Hyde Jn 01/07  
7.65 Guide Bridge 01/10 [P1]  
11.19 Ashburys 01/16  
? Philips Park South Jn 01/23  
13.44 Philips Park West Jn 01/24  
? Brewery Jn 01/29 [ML] [DR]
14.38 Thorpes Bridge Jn 01/31  
17.00 Vitriol Works SB 01/35  
20.69 Castleton East Jn 01/39  
22.52 Rochdale 01/42 [P1]  
26.01 Littleborough 01/48 [P2]  
31.77 Hall Royd Jn 01/54  
35.66 Hebden Bridge 01/58 [P2]  
41.36 Milner Royd Jn 02/04  
44.44 Halifax 02/09 [P2]  
? Mill Lane Jn 02/21 [1st crossover]
52.43
0.00
Bradford Interchange 02.24a ~ 02.39d [P1] [P1]
? Mill Lane Jn 02/41  
3.50 New Pudsey 02/49 [P2]  
5.32 Bramley 02.52 ~ 02.54 [P2]  
? Holbeck Jn 03/01  
8.65 Whitehall Jn 03/02 [C]  
? Leeds West Jn 03/02 [A] [C-A]
9.33
0.00
Leeds 03.04a ~ 03.19d [P1] [B] [P1]
? Leeds West Jn 03/20 [D] [A-D]
0.48 Whitehall Jn 03/21 [DS]  
1.13 Armley Jn 03/23 [DSM]
2.49 Kirkstall 03/26 [DPL]  
6.74 Apperley Jn 03/34  
10.16 Guiseley 03/40 [P1]  
16.14
0.00
Ilkley 03.52a ~ 04.07d [P2] [P2]
5.78 Guiseley 04/19 [P2]  
10.29 Dockfield Jn 04/26  
10.55 Shipley 04/27 [P4] [P4]
13.32
0.00
Bradford Foster Square 04.33a ~ 04.48d [P2] [P2]
2.57 Shipley 04/54 [P3] [P3]
? Dockfield Jn 04/55  
6.50 Apperley Jn 05/00  
11.05 Kirkstall 05/07 [UPL]  
12.31 Armley Jn 05/11 [UH] [USM-UH]
? Leeds West Jn 05/13 [A] [A]
13.44
0.00
Leeds 05.15a ~ 05.29d [P1] [B] [P1]
? Leeds West Jn 05/30 [F] [A] [C]
0.48 Whitehall Jn 05/31 [F]
4.47 Morley 05/37  
10.55 Thornhill LNW Jn 05/46  
? Mirfield East Jn 05/47  
13.17 Heaton Lodge Jn 05/49  
17.11 Huddersfield 05/54 [P1] [P1]
24.12 Marsden 06/08 [P2]  
28.12 Diggle Jn 06/14  
? Greenfield 06/17  
35.08 Stalybridge 06.24a ~ 06.34d [P3] [P3]
37.43 Guide Bridge 06/42 [P1]  
38.23 Denton Jn 06/45  
? Denton Station Jn 06/46  
? Ash Bridge Jn 06/50  
42.36 Heaton Norris Jn 06/51 [US] [UB-US]
43.11 Stockport 06.53a ~ 06.55d [P1] [P1]
? Edgeley No.1 Jn 06/57 [US]
? Adswood Road Jn 06/59  
45.35 Cheadle Hulme 07/00 [P2]  
49.21 Wilmslow 07/05 [P4] [P4]
? Alderley Edge 07/07  
54.37 Chelford 07.12 ~ 07.19 [UPL] [UPL]
63.42 Sandbach 07/29 [P1] [UF] [P1]
? Sydney Bridge Jn 07/35  
68.12 Crewe 07.40a [P6] [P6]

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Crewe 10.01d [P6] [P6]
? Sydney Bridge Jn 10/04 [DF]  
4.50 Sandbach 10/10 [P2] [P2]
? Alderley Edge 10/22  
18.71 Wilmslow 10/24 [P3] [P3]
22.57 Cheadle Hulme 10/29 [P1]  
? Adswood Road Jn 10/30 [DS]  
? Edgeley No.1 Jn 10/34 [DS]
25.01 Stockport 10.36a ~ 10.40d [P4] [P4]
25.56 Heaton Norris Jn 10/43 [DS-DB]
? Ash Bridge Jn 10/44  
? Denton Station Jn 10/49  
29.66 Denton Jn 10/53  
32.10 Ashton Moss North Jn 10/59  
? Baguley Fold Jn 11/04  
35.75 Philips Park West Jn 11/06  
36.19 Brewery Jn 11/08 [ML] [DPL]
36.69 Thorpes Bridge Jn 11/14 [DPL]
37.37
0.00
Dean Lane Goods / RTS 11.18a ~ 11.28d  
0.48 Thorpes Bridge Jn 11/32 [UR]
? Brewery Jn ? [UPL-UR]
1.61 Miles Platting 11/34 [FL]  
2.70 Manchester Victoria 11/37 [P5] [P5]
? Deal Street Jn 11/39  
3.49 Salford Central 11/39 [P2]
4.49 Salford Crescent 11/43 [P2] [P2]
10.32 Walkden 11/53  
17.54 Crow Nest Jn 12/02  
20.34 Wigan Station Jn 12/07  
20.48 Wigan North Western 12.09a ~ 12.11d [P1] [P1]
28.19 Balshaw Lane Jn 12/24 [SL] [DM-DS]
30.23 Euxton Jn 12/26  
34.09 Farington Curve Jn 12/35  
? Skew Bridge Jn ? [DS-DG]
? Ribble Jn 12/38 [GL]  
35.58
0.00
Preston [RES] 12.41a ~ 13.14d [RES] [GL] [RES]
? Ribble Jn 13/16 [SL] [UG]
? Skew Bridge Jn ? [UG-US]
1.49 Farington Curve Jn 13/19  
9.70 Rufford 13/36  
15.24
0.00
Ormskirk 13.49a ~ 14.08d  
5.34 Rufford 14.18 ~ 14.23  
13.55 Farington Curve Jn 14/39 [GL]  
? Skew Bridge Jn ? [DS-DG]
15.54
0.00
Preston Docks 14.49a ~ 15.03d  
? Preston South Jn ? [DG-DS]
? Ribble Jn 15/13 [SL] [DS-US]
1.79 Farington Curve Jn 15/15  
5.65 Euxton Jn 15/19  
7.69 Balshaw Lane Jn 15/35 [FL] [US-UM]
15.40 Wigan North Western 15/46 [P1] [P1]
? Wigan Station Jn 15/47 [UPL]  
? Wigan South Jn 15/48 [GL]  
16.62 Springs Branch Jn 15/50 [UG]
17.61 Bamfurlong Jn 15/53 [SL] [US]
20.16
0.00
Haydock Branch Jn 15.56a ~ 16.10d  
2.37 Bamfurlong Jn 16/13 [GL] [DS]
3.34 Ince Moss Jn 16/18  
10.28 St Helens Central 16/31 [P2] [P2]
15.59 Huyton Jn 16/40  
19.02 Olive Mount Jn 16/45  
? Bootle Branch Jn DIV  
? Edge Hill East Jn DIV [DCM-DF]
? Edge Hill DIV [P4]
? Edge Hill East Jn DIV [DF-UCM]
? Bootle Branch Jn DIV  
19.44 Edge Lane Jn 16/47  
23.76 Bootle Jn 17/01  
24.33 Regents Road LC 17.04 ~ 17.09  
26.04
0.00
Seaforth Container Terminal 17.25a ~ 17.40d  
1.51 Regents Road LC 17.56 ~ 17.58  
2.08 Bootle Jn 18/02  
6.40 Edge Lane Jn 18/16  
6.78 Bootle Branch Jn 18/23 CAN
? Edge Hill East Jn 18/24 [SL] CAN
7.47 Edge Hill 18/25 [P2] CAN
8.77
0.00
Liverpool Lime Street 18.30a ~ 19.16d [P7] CAN
1.30 Edge Hill 19/20 [P1] CAN
? Edge Hill East Jn 19/21 CAN
? Bootle Branch Jn 19/22 CAN
2.55 Olive Mount Jn 19/24  
5.78 Huyton Jn 19/28  
8.73 Rainhill 19/31  
11.71 St Helens Junction 19/34 [P1]  
14.59 Earlestown 19/37 [P1] [P1]
15.61 Newton-le-Willows 19/39  
16.57 Parkside Jn 19/40  
22.56 Astley 19/46  
27.47 Eccles 19/52  
30.38 Ordsall Lane Jn 19/57  
30.79 Castlefield Jn 19/59  
? Deansgate 20/00 [P1]  
31.37 Manchester Oxford Road 20/01 [P3] [P3]
32.01 Manchester Piccadilly 20.03a ~ 20.06d [P13] [SL] [P13]
32.53 Ardwick Jn 20/08 [US]
34.20 Slade Lane Jn 20/10  
? Heald Green 20/16 [P2]
41.14 Heald Green South Jn 20/17  
43.46 Wilmslow 20/21 [P2] [P2]
? Alderley Edge 20/23  
57.67 Sandbach 20/35 [P1] [UF] [P1]
? Sydney Bridge Jn 20/42  
62.37 Crewe 20.49a [P6] [P6]


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