12th April 2015

Pathfinder Tours
The
Dimple, Darley and Dale

Locos Used 08943, 20305 'Gresty Bridge', 20308 & 37610 'T.S. (Ted) Cassady'
Stock Used 4998+4946+4949+4959+1671+3098+3110+6310

Route :
1Z47 : Crewe to Barton under Needwood RSMD
1Z57 : Barton under Needwood RSMD to Matlock Peak Rail
1Z67 : Matlock Peak Rail to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
20308 + 20305 (1) Crewe - Stafford - Rugeley - Cannock - Walsall - Up Dudley Siding
37610 (2) Up Dudley Siding - Walsall - Sutton Park - Castle Bromwich Jn - Down Derby Goods - Landor St Jn - Camp Hill - Kings Norton - Down Slow and Goods - Cofton Jn - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove Up Goods Loop
20308 + 20305 Bromsgrove Up Goods Loop - Barnt Green - (3) - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New St - Aston - Lichfield City - Wichnor Jn - Barton South Jn - Central Rivers Depot South Arrival Line
08943 (4) Central Rivers Depot South Arrival Line - Line 11 - Depot Fan North End
20308 + 20305 Central Rivers Depot, (Depot Fan North End) - Carriage Washer - North Arrival Line - Barton North Jn - Burton-on-Trent Up Goods - Sunny Hill Up Goods - Melbourne Jn - Peartree - Derby Up Goods West/Down Goods - Down Reception/Down Goods - St Marys South Jn - Ambergate Down Passenger Loop - Matlock - Darley Dale - Rowsley South
20305 + 20308 Rowsley South - Matlock - Ambergate Up Passenger Loop - Little Eaton Jn - Derby Up Goods/Down Goods West - Sunny Hill Down Goods - Clay Mills Jn - Down Goods - Branston Jn - Elford Goods Loop - Kingsbury Jn - Water Orton West Jn - Sutton Park - Walsall - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe

Notes: 
(1) 37610 on rear.
(2) 20308 + 20305 on rear.
(3) Booked Up Goods from Barnt Green to Longbridge but ran 'Main Line'.
(4) 08943 piloting 20308+20305 from South Arrival Line to Depot Fan North End, (855 metres according to the Internet).

Source : Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
Crewe 08.28d [P11]  ?   21.17a [P12]  ?
113.16
?
Basford Hall Jn 08/32  ?   21/11  ?
?
8.39
Madeley (Staffs) 08/39 [FL]  ?   21/03 [SL]  ?
104.57
19.12
Norton Bridge 08/51 [FL]  ?   20/52 [SL]  ?
94.04
?
Stafford North Jn 08/57 [SL]  ?   ?  ?
?
24.37
Stafford 08.58a ~ 09.14d [P4][SL]  ?   20.42a ~ 20.45d [P5][SL]  ?
88.59

 

M.C

Location Booked Actual
 ?
Stafford No.4 09/15 [FL]  ?
30.72 
Colwich 09/22 [FL]  ?
 ?
Rugeley North Jn 09/27 [UDR]  ?
33.58
Rugeley Trent Valley 09/28  ?
 ?
Rugeley B Power Station Jn 09/30  ?
 ?
Rugeley Town 09/32  ?
39.25
Hednesford 09/43 ?
45.78
Bloxwich 09/55  ?
48.39
Ryecroft Jn 10/01  ?
49.00
Walsall 10.04a ~ 10.07d [P2][SL] 10.05a ~ 10.07d [P2][UF]
 ?
Pleck Jn 10/10 10/10
50.29
0.00
Up Dudley Siding 10.13 ~ 10.18 10.14 ~ 10.19
 ?
Pleck Jn 10/21 [SL] 10.22 ~ 10.26 [DF]
1.29
Walsall 10/24 [P1] 10/29 [P3]
1.70
Ryecroft Jn 10/26 10/31
13.40
Park Lane Jn 10/46 10/47
14.15
Castle Bromwich Jn 10/48 [GL] 10/49 [DG]
17.69
Washwood Heath West Jn 10/58 10/55
18.69
Landor Street Jn 11/01 10/56
19.25
St Andrews Jn 11/03 10/58
19.51
Bordesley Jn 11/04 10/59
?
Lifford East Jn 11/11 11/06
24.66
Kings Norton 11/13 [SL] 11/07 [DS]
27.19
Longbridge 11/18 [GL] 11/11 [DG]
28.41
Cofton Jn 11*22 ~ 11*29 11.13 ~ 11.28
29.74
Barnt Green 11.32 ~ 11.34 11.31 ~ 11.34
33.37
Bromsgrove 11/41 11.42 ~ 11.43
33.47
0.00
Bromsgrove Up Goods Loop 11.45 ~ 12.05 11.47 ~ 12.06
0.10 
Bromsgrove 12/07 12/08
3.53
Barnt Green 12.15 ~ 12.17 [GL] 12.17 ~ 12.19 [UM]
6.28
Longbridge 12/23 [SL] 12/25 [US]
8.61
Kings Norton 12/29 12/28
10.76
Selly Oak 12/32 12/31
?
Signal NS.243 ? 12.37 ~ 12.52
14.20
Birmingham New Street 12/42 [Sdg 2][WL] 12/54 [P9]
 ?
Proof House Jn 12/46 12/58
16.72
Aston 12/50 [P1] 13/02
23.23
Four Oaks 13/06 [P1] 13/12
 ?
Blake Street 13/10 13/15
30.52
Lichfield City 13*19 ~ 13*33 [P1] 13p22 ~ 13p33
31.68
Lichfield Trent Valley HL 13/35 13.36 ~ 13.38
35.73
Alrewas LC 13/40 13/44
37.16
Wichnor Jn 13/42 13/47
38.23
Barton under Needwood South Jn 13/44 13/49
38.23
0.00
Barton under Needwood RSMD 13.50 ~ 14.16 South Arrival - 13L50 ~ 13L54
via No.11 Road
Depot Fan North End - 13L58 ~ 14L06
CW - 14.09
0.40
Barton under Needwood North Jn 14/18 14/10
?
Branston Jn ? 14/15
3.78
Burton Leicester Jn 14/24 [GL] 14/17 [UG]
4.28
Burton-on-Trent 14/26 14/18 [UG]
6.41
Clay Mills Jn 14/35 14.27 ~ 14.30
?
North Stafford Jn 14/39 14/36
10.45
Stenson Jn 14/40 14/36
13.25
Sunny Hill 14/44 [GL] 14/41 [UGL]
13.68
Melbourne Jn 14.46 ~ 14.47 14/43
14.20
Derby L.N.W. Jn 14/51 [GL] 14/45
15.29
Derby 14/55 [DG] 14/49 [DG]
16.47
St Marys Jn 14/59 14/53 [DGL]
16.58
Breadsall 15/04 15/01
24.09
Broadholme 15/13 [DPL] 15/10 [DPL]
25.22
Ambergate Jn 15*17 ~ 15*22 15/13
25.59
Ambergate 15.24 ~ 15.26 15.15 ~ 15.22
32.41
Matlock 15.41 ~ 15.46 15.36 ~ 15.41
32.73
Matlock Riverside 15*49 ~ 15*50 15/43
34.56
Darley Dale 15*56 ~ 15*57 15.53 ~ 15.54
35.70
0.00
Rowsley South 16.10a ~ 16.55d 16.00a ~ 16.58d
1.14
Darley Dale 17*09 ~ 17*10 17.05 ~ 17.12
2.77
Matlock Riverside 17*16 ~ 17*17 17.20 ~ 17.23
3.29
Matlock 17.20 ~ 17.25 17.24 ~ 17.27
10.11
Ambergate 17.40 ~ 17.43 17.40 ~ 17.42
10.48
Ambergate Jn 17/47 [UPL] 17.43 ~ 17.44 [UPL]
11.61
Broadholme 17/51 17/48
19.12
Breadsall 18/00 [GL] 17/57 [UGL]
?
St Marys Jn ? 18/02
20.41
Derby 18/09 [UG] 18.05 ~ 18.07 [UG]
21.50
Derby L.N.W. Jn 18/13 18/09
22.02
Melbourne Jn 18/15 [GL] 18/13 [DGL]
22.45
Sunny Hill 18/17 18/15
25.25
Stenson Jn 18/22 18/15
25.69
North Stafford Jn 18/23 18/19
29.29
Clay Mills Jn 18/28 [GL] 18/25 [DG]
31.42
Burton-on-Trent 18/37 18/30 [DG]
31.72
Burton Leicester Jn 18/39 18/31
32.70
Branston Jn 18/52 18.34 ~ 18.52
?
Barton under Needwood North Jn ? 18/57
?
Barton under Needwood South Jn ? 18/58
36.77
Wichnor Jn 18/59 19/00
40.65
Elford 19*05 ~ 19*12 [DGL] 19.06 ~ 19.10 [DGL]
44.33
Tamworth 19/20 19/16
50.14
Kingsbury Jn 19/27 19/20
54.08
Water Orton 19/35 [UDF] 19/27
54.44
Water Orton West Jn 19/37 19/29
55.38
Park Lane Jn 19/39 19/31
67.08
Ryecroft Jn 20/02 19/47
67.49
Walsall 20.05a ~ 20.08d [P2] 19.49a ~ 19.52d [P2]
68.34
Pleck Jn 20/11  ?
69.35
Darlaston Jn 20/14  ?
72.34
Portobello Jn 20/19  ?
75.02
Bushbury Jn 20/26  ?
?
Stafford Trent Valley Jn 20/40 [SL]  ?

Timings continue in first table.

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