16th May 2015

Pathfinder Tours
The Heart of Wales Explorer

Locos Used 37606 & 37667
Stock Used 4946+4949+4998+1813+3149+3121+3100+1671+3098+3097+21272

Route : 
1Z38 : Tame Bridge Parkway to Carmarthen
1Z39 : Carmarthen to Bristol Parkway

Loco(s) Route
37606 + 37667 Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Smethwick Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Cam & Dursley - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Patchway - Pilning - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot Parkway - Court Sart Jn - Dynevor Jn - Felin Fran - Morlais Jn - Llandeilo Jn - Llanelli - Kidwelly - Carmarthen
37667 + 37606 Carmarthen - Kidwelly - Llanelli - Llandeilo Jn - Morlais Jn - Hendy Jn - Pontarddulais - Pantyffynnon - Llandeilo - Llandovery - Sugar Loaf - Llanwrtyd Wells - Llandridnod Wells - Knighton - Craven Arms - Sutton Bridge Jn - English Bridge Jn - Abbey Foregate Jn - Wellington - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Smethwick Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Cam & Dursley - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway

Notes : 
(1) Off tour option; visit to the Gwili Railway at Carmarthen.
(2) This tour was originally advertised to be hauled by a D.R.S. class 57/3.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Tame Bridge Parkway 06.30d 06.30
Perry Barr North Jn 06/37 06/35
Perry Barr West Jn 06/41 06/36
Soho East Jn 06/45 06/48
Soho North Jn 06/47 06/51
Galton Jn 06/51 06/54
Smethwick Jn 06/52 06/54
Rowley Regis 06.55a ~ 06.57d 06.58 ~ 06.59
Stourbridge Junction 07.08a ~ 07.10d 07.10 ~ 07.12
Blakedown 07/15 07/16
Kidderminster 07.20a ~ 07.22d 07.22 ~ 07.23
Hartlebury 07/28 07/29
Droitwich Spa 07.46a ~ 07.49d 07.46 ~ 07.49
Tunnel Jn 07/57 08/07
Worcester Shrub Hill 08.03a ~ 08.08d 08.10 ~ 08.13
Norton Jn 08/13 08/17
Abbotswood Jn 08/14 08/18
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 08/22 08/28
Cheltenham Spa 08.29a ~ 08.31d 08.33 ~ 08.35
Barnwood Jn 08/37 08/41
Gloucester Yard Jn 08/38 08/42
Standish Jn 08/44 08/48
Cam & Dursley 08.49a ~ 08.51d 08.54 ~ 08.56
Charfield 09/00 09/02
Yate 09/06 09/08
Westerleigh Jn 09/08 09/10
Bristol Parkway 09.13a ~ 09.16d 09.15 ~ 09.18 [P2]
Patchway 09/18 09/21
Pilning 09/21 09/24
Severn Tunnel East 09/22 09/25
Severn Tunnel West 09/27 09/28
Severn Tunnel Junction 09/28 09/29
Llanwern West Jn 09/40 09/35
Maindee East Jn 09/43 ?
Newport 09/45 09/39
Ebbw Jn 09/48 09/42
Marshfield 09/52 09/45
Cardiff Central 10/05 09/58
Pontyclun 10/21 10/16
Bridgend 10/29 10/25
Margam Moors Jn 10/36 10/35
Port Talbot Parkway 10/39 10/39
Court Sart Jn 10/43 ?
Dynevor Jn 10/45 10/46
Jersey Marine North Jn 10/45 ?
Felin Fran 10/49 10/51
Grovesend Colliery Loop 10/59 ?
Morlais Jn 11/00 11/04
Llandeilo Jn 11/08 11/16
Llanelli 11/10 11/22
Kidwelly 11/18 ?
Carmarthen Jn 11/33 11/51
Carmarthen 11.35a ~ 14.15d 11.53 [P2] ~ 14.39 [P1]
Carmarthen Jn 14/17 14/41
Kidwelly 14/29 ?
Llanelli 14/36 15/00
Llandeilo Jn 14/38 15/02
Morlais Jn 14/44 15/07
Hendy Jn 14/45 ?
Pontarddulais 14/46 ?
Pantyffynnon 14t54 ~ 14t56 15.20 ~ 15.21
Ammanford 15/00 ?
Llandeilo 15t18 ~ 15t19 15.39 ~ 15.42
Llandovery 15t48 ~ 15t49 16.03 ~ 16.06
Sugar Loaf 16/06 ?
Llanwrtyd Wells 16t12 ~ 16t13 16.29 ~ 16.32
Llandridnod Wells 16t48 ~ 16t49 16.55 ~ 16.58
Llandridnod LC 16.51 ~ 16.52 ?
Knighton 17t28 ~ 17t30 17.30 ~ 17.33
Craven Arms 17t55 ~ 17t57 17.55 ~ 17.56
Marsh Brook LC 18/07 18/05
Dorrington SB 18/16 18/14
Sutton Bridge Jn 18/21 18/19
English Bridge Jn 18/22 18/20
Abbey Foregate Jn 18/24 18/27
Wellington 18/33 18/39
Telford Central 18/38 18/44
Madeley Jn 18/40 18/46
Cosford 18/50 18/51
Stafford Road Jn 19/02 18/59
Wolverhampton North Jn 19/03 19/00
Wolverhampton 19/06 19/07
Portobello Jn 19/16 19/13
Darlaston Jn 19/26 19/18
Bescot Stadium 19/27 19/28
Tame Bridge Parkway 19.30a ~ 19.33d 19.30 ~ 19.32
Perry Barr North Jn 19/38 19/38
Perry Barr West Jn 19/40 19/40
Soho East Jn 19/44 19/47
Soho North Jn 19/46 19/50
Galton Jn 19/49 19/54
Smethwick Jn 19/50 19/54
Rowley Regis 19.55a ~ 19.58d 19.59 ~ 20.02
Stourbridge Junction 20.08a ~ 20.11d 20.13 ~ 20.16
Blakedown 20/16 20/21
Kidderminster 20.21a ~ 20.24d 20.26 ~ 20.26
Hartlebury 20/30 20/33
Droitwich Spa 20.36a ~ 20.39d 20.41 ~ 20.41
Tunnel Jn 20/47 20/50
Worcester Shrub Hill 20.49a ~ 20.52d 20.51 ~ 20.54
Norton Jn 20/57 20/59
Abbotswood Jn 20.59 ~ 21.14 ? ~ 21.12
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 21/24 21/24
Cheltenham Spa 21.32a ~ 21.34d 21.32 ~ 21.36
Barnwood Jn 21/40 21/42
Gloucester Yard Jn 21/41 21/43
Standish Jn 21/47 21/50
Cam & Dursley 21.52a ~ 21.54d 21.58 ~ 22.01
Charfield 22/02 22/08
Yate 22/07 22/15
Westerleigh Jn 22/09 22/18
Bristol Parkway 22.17a 22.23 [P2]


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