5th December 2015

Pathfinder Tours
The York & Durham Noel Explorer

Locos Used 66515 & 67006 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used 35469+3123+3149+1671+3097+3098+3???+3???+1813+4???+4991

Route :
1Z41? : Taunton to Newcastle
1Z?? : Newcastle to Taunton

Loco Route
67006 Taunton - Cogload Jn - Highbridge & Burnham - Uphill Jn - Weston-super-Mare - Worle Jn - Yatton - Nailsea & Blackwell - Bristol Temple Meads - Narroways Hill Jn - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Cam & Dursley - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Lifford East Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Ferrybridge North Jn - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York - Darlington - Durham - Newcastle
66515 Newcastle - (reverse of outward route) - Kingsbury Jn - Whitacre Jn - Coleshill Parkway - Water Orton - (reverse of outward route) - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Highbridge & Burnham - Cogload Jn - Taunton

Notes: 
(1) It is reported that 66515 replaced 67006 on the return leg, due to wheel flats.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Taunton 05.00d [P3] 05.00 23.24a [P2] 23.44
Cogload Jn 05/06 05/07 23/19 23/40
Bridgwater 05/11 05/12 23/14 23/34
Highbridge & Burnham 05.17a ~ 05.20d 05.17 ~ 05.21 23.05a ~ 23.07d 23.26 ~ 23.29
Uphill Jn 05/28 05/28 22/57 23/19
Weston-super-Mare 05.32a ~ 05.35d [P1] 05.32 ~ 05.36 - -
Worle Jn 05/38 05/40 22/55 23/17
Yatton 05/43 05/45 22/50 ?
Nailsea & Blackwell 05.48a ~ 05.51d 05.48 ~ 05.51 22.44a ~ 22.46d 23.05 ~ 23.09
Parson Street 05/58 [P2] 05/58 22/37 [P1] 22/59
Bristol West Jn 06/02 [UM] 06/03 22/34 [DM] 22/56
Bristol Temple Meads 06.04a ~ 06.07d [P7] 06.04 ~ 06.11 22.31a ~ 22.33d [P3] 22.51 ~ 22.55 [P3]
Bristol East Jn 06/09 [DM] 06/13 22/29 [UDR] 22/49
Dr Day's Jn 06/10 06/14 22/28 [RL] 22/48
Narroways Hill Jn 06/12 06/16 22/26 22/47
Filton Abbey Wood 06/15 [P2] 06/19 22/23 [P1] 22/44
Bristol Parkway 06.19a ~ 06.28d [P4] 06.22 ~ 06.28 22.18a ~ 22.20d [P2] 22.39 ~ 22.42
Westerleigh Jn 06/34 06/34 22/13 22/33
Yate 06/36 06/37 22/10 22/32
Charfield 06/42 06/42 22/04 22/26
Cam & Dursley 06.49a ~ 06.51d [P1] 06.48 ~ 06.52 21.54a ~ 21.57d [P2] 22.17 ~ 22.20
Standish Jn 06/57 06/58 21/49 22/11
Gloucester Yard Jn 07/02 07/04 21/42 22/06
Barnwood Jn 07*09 ~ 07*21 ? ~ 07.19 21/40 22/05
Cheltenham Spa 07.29a ~ 07.31d [P2] 07.29 ~ 07.32 21.31a ~ 21.34d [P1] 21.56 ~ 21.59
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 07/39 [P1] 07/40 21/22 [P2] 21/49
Eckington Loop 07*46 ~ 07*53 [UGL] 07.44 ~ 07.51 21/19 ?
Abbotswood Jn 08/01 07/58 21/15 21/40
Norton Jn - - 21/08 DIV
Worcester Shrub Hill - - 21/04 [P2] DIV
Tunnel Jn - - 21/00 DIV
Droitwich Spa - - 20/53 DIV
Stoke Works Jn 08/11 08/06 20/41 21/30
Bromsgrove 08/14 08/08 20/38 21/27
Barnt Green 08/20 08/12 20/30 21/21
Longbridge 08/25 [SL] 08/26 20/26 21/16
Northfield 08.27a ~ 08.29d 08.28 ~ 08.32 20.16a ~ 20.20d 21.10 ~ 21.13
Kings Norton 08/31 08/36 [P3] 20/12 [SL] 21/08
Lifford East Jn 08/34 08/37 20/09 21/07
Bordesley Jn 08/40 08/43 20/04 ?
St Andrews Jn 08/41 08/44 20/03 21/01
Landor Street Jn 08.44 ~ 08.45 08/46? 19.58 ~ 20.00 20.59 ~ 21.00
Water Orton 08/53 08/56 19/49 20/57
Coleshill Parkway - - 19/44 [P1] 20/48 [P1]
Whitacre Jn - - 19/41 20/49
Kingsbury Jn 08/57 08/59 19/37 20/38
Tamworth HL 09/02 [P3] 09/03 19/25 [P4] 20/32
Wichnor Jn 09/07 09/07 19/13 20/26
Burton-on-Trent 09/12 [P1] 09/12 [P1] 19/08 [P2] 20/21
Clay Mills Jn 09/15 09/14 19/06 20/19
North Stafford Jn 09/18 09/18 19/03 20/16
Stenson Jn 09/21 09/19 19/03 20/16
Derby 09.29a ~ 09.31d [P1] 09.29 ~ 09.33 [P1] 18.48a ~ 18.56d [P4] 20.04 ~ 20.09
Ambergate Jn 09/43 09/44 18/36 19/53
Clay Cross North Jn 09/55 09/53 18/29 19/44
Chesterfield South Jn 09/57 [DBH] 09/56 18/28 19/41
Chesterfield 09/59 [P3] 09/58 18/26 [P2] 19/39
Tapton Jn 09/59 09/58 18/24 19/38
Barrow Hill North Jn 10/02 10/01 18/22 ?
Beighton Jn 10/08 10/06 18/17 19/26
Masborough Jn 10.18 ~ 10.32 ? ~ 10.36 18/08 ?
Aldwarke Jn 10/36 10/39 18/06 19/17
Swinton 10/42 10/41 18/04 19/15
Moorthorpe 10/58 [P2] 10/47 17/56 [P1] 19/08
Ferrybridge North Jn 11/08 10/56 17/43 18/59
Milford Jn 11/16 11/02 17/38 18/52
Church Fenton 11/22 [P2] [NNL] 11/08 17/30 [P1] 18/46
Colton South Jn 11.31 ~ 11.37 [LSL] ? ~ 11.36 17/26 ?
Colton Jn 11/38 [LSL] 11/38 17/25 [NNL] 18/41
York 11.46a ~ 11.50d [P10] 11.44 ~ 11.51 17.09a ~ 17.18d [P3] 18.26 ~ 18.35
Skelton Jn 11/52 [DS] 11/54 [DS] 17/06 18/20
Tollerton 12/00 [DS] 12/05 16/57 [UF] 18/13
Thirsk 12/12 [DS] 12/17 16/48 [UF] 18/01
Longlands Jn 12/19 ? 16/36 [US] ?
Northallerton 12/20 [P2] 12/27 16/34 [P1] 17/52
Darlington 12/29 [DM] 12/38 16/20 [UM] 17/40
Ferryhill South Jn 12/39 12/47 16/12 17/30
Tursdale Jn 12/42 12/49 16/10 17/28
Durham 12.50a ~ 12.52d [P2] 12.56 ~ 13.00 16.01a ~ 16.03d [P1] 17.17 ~ 17.21
Durham Sig.TY357 12*54 ~ 13*04 ? - -
Birtley Jn 13/15 13/10 15/53 17/07
King Edward Bridge South Jn 13/19 13/13 15/49 17/02
Newcastle 13.22a [P2] 13.17 [P2] 15.46d [P2] 17.01


Associated E.C.S. Workings

06/12/15 : 
5Z45 : (66515 + tour stock) : Taunton to Westbury
5Z45 : (66076 + tour stock) : Westbury to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked (rtn)
Taunton Fairwater Yard 12.08d
Westbury ??.??a ~ ??.??d
Eastleigh T&RSMD ??.??a


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