4th May 2015

Pathfinder Tours
The Buxton & Cheshire Explorer

Locos Used 66150 & 66165
Stock Used 35469+3097+3068+1691+3123+3069+1832+4927+5292

Route :
1Z46 : Basingstoke to Briggs Sidings
1Z47 : Briggs Sidings to Buxton
1Z48 : Buxton to Basingstoke

Loco(s) Route
66150 (1) Basingstoke - Bramley - Southcote Jn - Reading West Jn - Tilehurst - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Kemble - Stroud - Stonehouse - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Aston - Bescot Stadium - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Bloxwich - Rugeley Trent Valley - Colwich - Stone - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Macclesfield - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn
66165 (2) Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Hazel Grove - Furness Vale - Chapel-en-le-Frith - Buxton
66150 (1) Buxton - Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings
66165 (2) Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings - Briggs Sidings
66150 (1) Briggs Sidings - Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings
66165 (2) Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings - Buxton
66150 (1) Buxton - Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings
66165 (2) Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings - Topley Pike - Great Rocks Jn - Peak Forest - Chinley South Jn - Chinley North Jn - New Mills South Jn - Hazel Grove HL Jn - Northenden Jn - Deansgate Jn - Navigation Road - Altrincham - Hale - Mobberley - Northwich - Middlewich - Sandbach - Sydney Bridge Jn - Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Whitehouse Jn - Colwich - (reverse of outward route) - Basingstoke

Notes :
(1) 66165 on rear.
(2) 66150 on rear.

Source : Peter Mallory

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Peter Mallory & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Basingstoke 05.25d [P4] 05.25   00.44a [P2] 00.51
Bramley 05/31 [P1] 05/31   00/37 [P2] 00/45
Southcote Jn 05/38 05/39   00/29 00/37
Oxford Road Jn 05/40 05/41   00/27 00/36
Reading West Jn 05/41 [DR] 05/42   00/26 00/34
Tilehurst 05.45a ~ 05.47d [P3] [DR] 05.44 ~ 05.47   00.21a ~ 00.23d [P2] [UM] ? ~ ?
Didcot East Jn 06/03 [DR] 06/01   00/08 00/15
Didcot Parkway 06.05a ~ 06.07d [P3] 06.02 ~ 06.07   00.05a ~ 00.07d [P2] [UM] 00.11 ~ 00.14
Wantage Road 06/14 [DM] 06/15   23/57 00/02
Challow 06/17 06/18   23/55 23/59
Uffington 06/19 06/20   23/53 23/57
Swindon 06.31a ~ 06.35d [P1] 06.32 ~ 06.35   23.40a ~ 23.42d [P1] 23.43 ~ 23.45
Swindon Loco Yard 06/37 06/38   23/37 23/41
Kemble 06.51a ~ 06.54d [P2] 06.50 ~ 06.54   23.22a ~ 23.24d [P1] 23.23 ~ 23.24
St Mary's LC 07/04 07/06   23/11 23/13
Stroud 07.09a ~ 07.12d [P2] 07.11 ~ ?   23.04a ~ 23.06d [P1] 23.03 ~ 23.09
Stonehouse 07.18a ~ 07.21d [P2] ? ~ ?   22.58a ~ 23.00d [P1] 22.59 ~ 23.00
Standish Jn 07/31 07/28   22/53 22/55
Gloucester Yard Jn 07/38 07/36   22/48 22/48
Barnwood Jn 07/39 07/37   22/47 22/47
Cheltenham Spa 07.46a ~ 07.49d [P2] 07.45 ~ 07.50   22.37a ~ 22.40d [P1] 22.38 ~ 22.41
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 07/55 07/58   22/29 22/30
Abbotswood Jn 08/05 08/08   22/18 22/20
Norton Jn 08/14 08/12   22/16 22/18
Worcester Shrub Hill 08.20a ~ 08.25d [P1] 08.18 ~ 08.27   22.10a ~ 22.12d [P2] 22.12 ~ 22.14
Tunnel Jn 08/35 08/33   22/08 22/08
Droitwich Spa 08/41 08/40   21/55 21/59
Stoke Works Jn 08/46 08/48   21/50 21/52
Bromsgrove 08/49 08/51   21/48 21/49
Barnt Green 08/54 [ML] 08/56   21/44 21/44
Longbridge 08/57 [FL] 08/58   21/39 21/42
Kings Norton 08/59 [P1] 09/01   21/34 [FL] 21/37
Selly Oak 09/02 09/03   21/29 21/33
Birmingham New Street 09/09 [P6] 09/12   21/22 [P8] 21/25
Proof House Jn 09/12 09/18   21/20 21/17
Aston 09/16 [P1] 09/22   21/08 [P2] 21/08
Perry Barr North Jn 09/18 09/24   21/04 21/02
Bescot Stadium 09/23 09/29   21/00 20/52
Pleck Jn 09/25 [SL] 09/32   20/57 20/50
Walsall 09/27 [P1] 09/34   20/55 [UF] 20/47
Ryecroft Jn 09/31 09/36   20/53 20/45
Bloxwich 09/35 09/40   20/47 20/40
Hednesford 09/47 09/48   20/34 20/30
Rugeley Town 09/55 09/54   20/24 20/24
Rugeley B Power Station Jn 09/57 09/55   20/23 20/23
Rugeley Trent Valley 10/05 [UDR] 09/57   20/21 20/21
Rugeley North Jn 10/06 [DS] 09/58   20/21 [UDR] 20/20
Colwich 10/20 10/03   20/16 [US] 20/15

 

Location Booked Actual
Stone 10/31 10/15
Stoke Jn 10/37 10/34
Stoke-on-Trent 10c39 ~ 10c41 [P2] 10.38 ~ 10.40
Kidsgrove 10/49 10/47
Congleton 10/53 10/52
Macclesfield 11/00 [P1] 11/01
Cheadle Hulme 11/10 [P3] 11/12
Adswood Road Jn 11/12 [DF] 11/13
Edgeley Jn No.1 11/13 [DF] 11/14
Stockport 11/15 [P3] 11/15
Heaton Norris Jn 11.18 ~ 11.38 [SL] ? ~ 11.37
Stockport 11/41 [P1] 11/41
Edgeley Jn No.1 11/42 11/43
Hazel Grove 11/51 [P1] 11/51
Furness Vale 12/03 12/01
Chapel-en-le-Frith 12/13 [P1] 12/12
Buxton 12.24a ~ 12.41d [P2] 12.24 ~ 12.41
Buxton SB 12.43 ~ 12.44 ? ~ ?
Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings 12.46 ~ 13.06 ? ~ ?
Buxton SB 13t08 ~ 13t09 ? ~ ?
Briggs Sidings Steetley 13.29a ~ 13.49d 13.29? ~ 13.49?
Buxton SB 14t09 ~ 14t10 ? ~ ?
Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings 14.12 ~ 14.57 ? ~ ?
Buxton SB 14.59 ~ 15.00 ? ~ ?
Buxton 15.02a ~ 16.37d [P2] 15.12 ~ 16.25?
Buxton SB 16.39 ~ 16.40 ? ~ ?
Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings 16.42 ~ 17.02 16.37? ~ 16.50?
Buxton SB 17t04 ~ 17t05 ? ~ ?
Topley Pike GF 17/14 ?
Great Rocks Jn 17/20 17/08
Peak Forest SB 17/23 17/11
Chinley South Jn 17/33 ?
Chinley North Jn 17/42 17/38
New Mills South Jn 17/47 17/42
Hazel Grove HL Jn 17/55 17/52
Northenden Jn 18/13 18/10
Deansgate Jn 18/19 ?
Navigation Road 18/20 ?
Altrincham 18/21 [P4] 18/24
Hale 18/23 ?
Mobberley 18/36 18/36
Plumley West SB 18/46 18/44
Northwich East Jn 18/50 [GL] ?
Northwich 18/53 ?
Northwich South Jn 18/55 ?
Middlewich 19/10 19/07
Sandbach 19/25 [P3] [UF] 19/22
Sydney Bridge Jn 19/32 19/30
Crewe 19c36 ~ 19c38 [P6] 19.39 ~ 19.43
Basford Hall Jn 19/41 [US] 19/47
Madeley 19/50 [US] 19/53
Norton Bridge 20/01 [US] 20/02
Stafford 20/06 [P4] [US] 20/07
Trent Valley Jn 20/07 [US] ?
Whitehouse Jn 20/10 [UF] 20/11

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z46 : (66150 with 66165 on rear) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Basingstoke
5Z49 : (66165 with 66150 on rear) : Basingstoke to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Eastleigh T&RSMD 03.57d   02.19a
Eastleigh 04/07   02.04 ~ 02.09
Eastleigh East Jn 04/08   02/01
Romsey 04/22   01.44 ~ 01.46
Dean 04/29   01/36
Laverstock South Jn 04/37   01/27
Laverstock North Jn 04/39   01/25
Andover 04/57   01/11
Worting Jn 05/12   00/58
Basingstoke 05.15a [P4]   00.54d [P2]

5Z47 : (66150 with 66165 on rear) : Buxton to Buxton Up Relief Sidings
5Z48 : (66165 with 66150 on rear) : Buxton Up Relief Sidings to Buxton

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Buxton 15.22d [P2]   16.14a [P2]
Buxton SB 15.25 ~ 15.26   16.10 ~ 16.11
Buxton Up Relief (XYZ) Sidings 15.28a   16.08d


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