28th May 2016

Pathfinder Tours
The Ynys Mons Express

Locos Used 66009 & steam: 46100 'Royal Scot'
Stock Used (1) (21269)+3098+3???+1671+3???+3149+3123+3097+1813?+4946+4???+(35317)

Route :
1Z25 : Swindon to Holyhead
1Z27 : Holyhead to Swindon

Loco Route
66009 Swindon - Kemble - Stroud - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Tame Bridge Parkway - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Searchlight Lane Jn - Madeley - Crewe
46100 Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
46100 Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
66009 Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - (reverse of outward route) - Swindon

Notes :
(1) 21269 was only in the consist when 66009 was on the train. 35317 was only in the consist when 46100 was on the train. Consist confirmation required.
(2) 46100 carried 'The Irish Mail' headboard.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Swindon 05.40d [P3] 05.39   23.30a [P1] 00.10
Swindon Loco Yard 05/42 05/42   23/27 ?
Kemble 05.53a ~ 05.56d [P2] 05.54 ~ 05.56   23.09a ~ 23.12d [P1] 23.53 ~ 23.54
St Mary's LC 06/07 06/06   22/59 23/44
Stroud 06.12a ~ 06.15d [P2] 06.10 ~ ?   22.50a ~ 22.53d [P1] 23.37 ~ 23.40
Standish Jn 06/23 06/20   22/44 23/29
Gloucester Yard Jn 06/29 06/27   22/38 23/23
Barnwood Jn 06/30 06/27   22/37 23/23
Cheltenham Spa 06.37a ~ 06.42d [P2] 06.34 ~ 06.42   22.27a ~ 22.30d [P1] 23.14 ~ 23.17
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 06/50 [P1] 06/49   22/19 [P2] 23/07
Abbotswood Jn 06/59 06/57   22/10 22/58
Stoke Works Jn 07/08 07/06   22/01 22/49
Bromsgrove 07.11a ~ 07.15d 07.09 ~ 07.15   21.54a ~ 21.57d 22.43 ~ 22.47
Barnt Green 07/27 [ML] 07/27   21/50 22/38
Longbridge 07/30 [FL] 07/31   21/46 22/36
Kings Norton 07/33 07/34   21/43 [FL] 22/34
Selly Oak 07/37 07/39   21/39 22/31
Birmingham New Street 07.48a ~ 07.52d [P9] [WL] 07.50 ~ 07.53   21.29a ~ 21.32d [P11] 22.20 ~ 22.23
Proof House Jn 07/54 07/57   21/26 [DEL] 22/16
Aston 07/57 [P1] 08/07   21/16 [P2] 22/04
Perry Barr North Jn 08/02 08/09   21/10 22/00
Tame Bridge Parkway 08.07a ~ 08.11d 08.13 ~ 08.15   21.00a ~ 21.05d 21.53 ~ 21.55
Bescot Stadium 08/14 08/17   20/57 21/51
Darlaston Jn 08/16 08/19   20/56 21/50
Portobello Jn 08/19 08/21   20/54 21/47
Bushbury Jn 08/22 08/25   20/49 21/43
Trent Valley Jn 08/36 [DS] 08/37   20/35 21/17
Stafford 08.38a ~ 08.41d [P5] [DS] 08.38 ~ 08.41   20.31a ~ 20.33d [P4] 21.12 ~ 21.15
Searchlight Lane Jn 08/47 08/46   - -
Norton Bridge - -   20/24 [US] 21/05
Madeley 08/56 [DS] 08/55   20/14 [US] 20/56
Basford Hall Jn 09/05 [DS] 09/00   20/09 [US] 20/50
Crewe 09L10a ~ 10L07d [P12] 09L05 ~ 10L05 [P12]   19L32a ~ 20L04d [P12] 19L35 ~ 20L46
Crewe Steel Works 10/13 10/09   19/26 19/31
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 10/24 10/19   19/16 19/19
Chester 10/37 [D&UM] 10/32 [D&UM] 19/00 [D&UM] 19/01 [D&UM]
Chester South Jn 10/38 ? 18/58 [UF] ?
Saltney Jn 10/40 10/36 18/56 18/57
Rockcliffe Hall 10/48 10/46 18/45 18/48
Holywell Jn 10/55 10/56 18/37 18/40
Rhyl 11/08 11/09 18/22 [P1] 18/25
Colwyn Bay 11/16 ? 18/10 ?
Llandudno Junction 11w30a ~ 12w28d [P1] 11.32 ~ 12.28 [P1] 17w25a ~ 18w04d [P1] 17.25 ~ 18.03 [P1]
Penmaenmawr 12/36 ? 17/16 ?
Bangor 12.48a ~ 12.52d [P2] 12.50 ~ 12.53 17.01a ~ 17.04d [P1] 16.48 ~ 17.02
Menai Bridge 12/57 ? 16/55 ?
Llanfairpwll 12/59 ? 16/52 ?
Gaerwen 13/06 ? 16/49 ?
Valley 13/22 ? 16/33 ?
Holyhead 13.32a [P1] 13.30 16.25d [P1] 16.25


Associated Light Engine Workings

0Z26 : (46100) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 14.05d
Valley 14.13 ~ 14.14
Valley NE 14.22 ~ 15.32
Valley 15.40 ~ 15.41
Holyhead 15.50a


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