2nd January 2016

Pathfinder Tours
The
Mini Tug

Locos Used 08742, 60020 & 66001
Stock Used 4927+3110+35469+3098+3121+3147+1671+5292+1813+4998+4949+4946+4991

Route : 
1Z60 : Bristol Parkway to Round Oak
1Z61 : Round Oak to Oxford
1Z62 : Oxford to Birmingham New Street

Loco(s) Route
66001 Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Cam & Dursley - Standish Jn - Haresfield Loop - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Ashchurch - Abbotswood Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
66001 (1) Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction (4) - Round Oak
60020 (2) Round Oak - Stourbridge Junction - Droitwich - Worcester Tunnel Jn - Worcester Up Through Line - Wylds Lane Jn - Evesham - Charlbury - Wolvercot Jn - Oxford - Oxford Up & Down Loop
66001 (1) Oxford Up & Down Loop - Oxford
60020 (2) Oxford - Kennington Up Goods Loop - Morris Cowley BMW
66001 (1) Morris Cowley Branch BMW terminal - Kennington Jn - via DGL - Hinksey Yard No.1 Reception - Neck
08742 (3) (Hinksey Yard) : No.1 Reception Neck - No.1 Reception
60020 Hinksey Yard - via Down Goods Loop - Kennington Jn - Didcot Foxhall Curve - Steventon Down Goods Loop - Challow Down Relief - Swindon Down Goods Loop - Chippenham - Bathampton Jn - Bath West Down Goods Loop - Bristol East Depot Goods Loop - North Somerset Jn - Rhubarb Curve - Dr Days Jn - Filton Bank - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Charfield Loop - Cam & Dursley - Standish Jn - Haresfield Loop - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham High Street Loop - Ashchurch - Eckington Loop - Abbotswood Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction (4) - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr South Jn - Aston - Birmingham New Street

Notes: 
(1) 60020 on rear.
(2) 66001 on rear.
(3) 08742 piloting 60020. (66001 on rear).
(4) The use of Stourbridge Junction Down Goods Loop in the morning was omitted but added to the evening as compensation.

Source : Alan Sheppard (joined/left the train at Stourbridge Junction)

Photo Review


66001 arriving at Stourbridge Junction (photo: Al Wallace)


60020 on arrival at Oxford (photo: Al Wallace)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Mark Sutton)

M.C

Location Booked Actual
0.00
Bristol Parkway 06.47d [P4]  
4.50
Westerleigh Jn 06/53  
6.16
Yate 06/56  
13.04
Charfield 07/02  
20.46
Cam & Dursley 07.09a ~ 07.12d [P1]  
26.07
Standish Jn 07/19  
27.14
Haresfield Loop 07*24 ~ 07*32 [UGL]  
32.18
Gloucester Yard Jn 07/40  
33.05
Barnwood Jn 07/41  
38.48
Cheltenham Spa 07.48a ~ 07.51d [P2]  
45.70
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 08/00 [P1]  
56.46
Abbotswood Jn 08/10  
57.28
Norton Jn 08/12  
60.44
Worcester Shrub Hill 08L17a ~ 08L35d [P1]  
?
Tunnel Jn 08/37  
66.12
Droitwich Spa 08/44  
71.70
Hartlebury 08/50  
75.48
Kidderminster 08.55a ~ 08.58d [P1]  
78.56
Blakedown 09/04  
82.18
Stourbridge Junction 09.11a ~ 09.14d [P2] 09.11 ~ 09.14 [P2]
82.42
Stourbridge Jn Goods Loop 09/17 [DGL] DIV
84.35
Kingswinford Jn 09*23 ~ 09*25 09/21
86.15
0.00
Round Oak 09.40 ~ 09.55 09.35 ~ 09.43
1.60
Kingswinford Jn 10*09 ~ 10*11 09/59
3.77
Stourbridge Junction 10/18 [P3] 10/13 [P3]
7.39
Blakedown 10/22 10/18 [P1]
10.47
Kidderminster 10/25 [P2] 10/22 [P2]
14.25
Hartlebury 10/29 10/26 [P2]
20.03
Droitwich Spa 10/36 10/37 [P1]
?
Droitwich Sig.DS68 10/40 10/45
25.15
Tunnel Jn 10/43 10/46
25.38
Worcester T.C. 10*48 ~ 10*49 10.51 ~ 10.52
25.70
Worcester Shrub HIll Sig.59 10*52 ~ 10*53 10/54
25.79
Worcester Wylds Lane Jn 10/54 10/55
28.67
Norton Jn 10/59 11/00
39.38
Evesham 11/11 11/12
44.33
Honeybourne 11/21 [P2] 11/18
54.32
Moreton-in-Marsh 11/35 [P2] 11/29
65.60
Ascott-under-Wychwood 11/48 [P2] 11/41
69.33
Charlbury 11/53 11/45
79.61
Wolvercote Jn 12/02 11/57
?
(Oxford North) 64m0ch ? 12.02 ~ 12.08
82.52
Oxford 12/10 [P1] 12/10 [P1]
83.13
0.00
Oxford Up & Dn Passenger 12.13 ~ 12.46 12.13 ~ 12.25 [UDPL]
0.41
0.00
Oxford 12.49a ~ 14.23d [P1] 12.53a ~ 14.29d [P1]
2.11
Kennington Goods Loop 14/29 14.36 ~ 14.37 [UGL]
2.33
Kennington Jn 14*32 ~ 14*34 14/38
?
Morris Cowley Boundary ? 14.50 ~ 14.53
5.33
0.00
Morris Cowley M.A.T. 14.50 ~ 15.10 14.59 ~ 15.06 [Loading Rd No.1]
?
Morris Cowley Boundary ? 15.11 ~ 15.16
3.00
Kennington Jn 15*26 ~ 15*28 15.25 ~ 15.27
4.14
0.00
Hinksey No.1 Reception Neck 15.33 ~ 15L40 ~ 15L49
Hinksey No.1 Reception Line ~ 16.18 15L56 ~ 16L13
0.72
Kennington Goods Loop 16*23 ~ 16*24 16.19 ~ 16.19 [DGL]
1.14
Kennington Jn 16/27 16/20
8.31
Didcot North Jn 16/36 16/33
9.02
Foxhall Jn 16/38 [ML] 16/35
10.27
Milton Jn 16/40 [GL] 16/39 [GL]
11.59
Steventon 16*43 ~ 16*50 16/43 [DGL]
15.49
Wantage Road 16/55 16/49 [DR]
19.27
Challow 16/59 16.57 ~ 17.04 [DR]
21.66
Uffington (Oxfordshire) 17/02 17.08
31.59
Highworth Jn 17/14 [GL] 17/22 [GL]
?
Swindon East Loop 17*17 ~ 17*18 17/25 [DGL]
32.50
Swindon 17/21 [P4] 17/26 [P4]
38.34
Wootton Bassett Jn 17/28 17/33
49.23
Chippenham 17/39 [P1] 17/45
?
Thingley East Jn 17/40 17/46
51.37
Thingley Jn 17/41 17/47
59.72
Bathampton Jn 17/52 17/57
62.18
Bath Spa 17/55 [P1] 18/00 [P1]
62.77
Bath Goods Loop 17*57 ~ 18*06 18/03 [DGL]
72.36
Bristol East Depot DGL 18*24 ~ 18*28 18.21 ~ 18.26 [DGL]
72.73
North Somerset Jn 18/31 18/28
73.20
Dr Days Jn 18/34 18.30 ~ 18.34
74.48
Narroways Hill Jn 18/38 18/38
76.75
Filton Abbey Wood 18/44 [P2] 18/45 [P2]
78.34
Bristol Parkway 18.47a ~ 18.56d [P4] 18.50a ~ 18.56 [P4]
83.04
Westerleigh Jn 19/03 19/04
84.50
Yate 19/06 19/06 [P1]
91.38
Charfield 19*14 ~ 19*22 [UGL] 19/18 [UGL]
99.00
Cam & Dursley 19.31a ~ 19.33d [P1] 19.29a ~ 19.30 [P1]
104.41
Standish Jn 19/41 19/37
105.48
Haresfield Loop 19*44 ~ 19*45 [UGL] 19.43 [UGL]
110.52
Gloucester Yard Jn 19/55 19/50
111.39
Barnwood Jn 19/56 19/50
117.02
Cheltenham Spa 20.04a ~ 20.07d [P2] 19.58a ~ 20.01d [P2]
?
Alstone Loop 20*11 ~ 20*20 20.05 ~ 20.16 [UGL]
124.24
Ashcurch for Tewkesbury 20/29 [P1] 20.24
129.00
Eckington Loop 20*35 ~ 20*50 [UGL] 20.33 ~ 20.50 [UGL]
135.00
Abbotswood Jn 21/00 20/59
135.62
Norton Jn 21/02 21/03
138.78
Worcester Shrub Hill 21.07a~ 21.09d [P1] 21.09a ~ 21.12d [P1]
?
Tunnel Jn 21/11 21/14
144.46
Droitwich Spa 21/18 21/21 [P2]
150.24
Hartlebury 21/24 21/28 [P1]
154.02
Kidderminster 21.29a ~ 21.31d [P1] 21.34a ~ 21.37d [P1]
157.10
Blakedown 21/37 21/43 [P2]
160.52
Stourbridge Junction 21.42a ~ 21.44d [P2] 21.47a ~ 21.51
?
Stourbridge Junction Goods Loop ? 21/52 [DGL]
165.79
Rowley Regis 21/53 22/01
168.61
Smethwick Jn 21/57 22/05
169.05
Galton Jn 21/59 22/06
170.31
Soho North Jn 22/02 22/10
170.53
Soho East Jn 22/03 22/11
172.52
Perry Barr West Jn 22/06 22/17
173.22
Perry Barr 22/08 22/19
174.67
Aston 22/16 [P2] 22/22
176.65
Proof House Jn 22/21 [WL] 22/31
177.39
Birmingham New Street 22.24a [P7] 22.36a [P7]


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