27th August 2016

Pathfinder Tours
The Northumbrian Explorer

Locos Used 68005 'Defiant' & 68022 'Resolution'
Stock Used 6158+6054+1200+3278+3356+5961+3364+80042+3390+3386+17105

Route : 
1Z49 : Gloucester to Alnmouth
1Z51 : Alnmouth to Worcester Shrub Hill

Loco(s) Route
68022 (1) Gloucester - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Duffield - Belper - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill South Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Pontefract Baghill - Ferrybridge North Jn - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York - (via ECML) - Alnmouth
68005 (2) Alnmouth - (reverse of outward route) - Worcester Shrub Hill

Notes : 
(1) 68005 on rear.
(2) 68022 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Gloucester 04.10d [P1] 04.21   - -
Barnwood Jn 04/12 04/22   - -
Cheltenham Spa 04.18a ~ 04.21d [P2] 04.30 ~ 04.33   - -
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 04/30 [P1] 04/40   - -
Abbotswood Jn 04/42 04/46   - -
Norton Jn 04/44 04/49   - -
Worcester Shrub Hill 04.49a ~ 04.52d [P1] 04.54 ~ 04.56   23.07a [P2] 23.00
Tunnel Jn 04/54 04/57   23/05 22/58
Droitwich Spa 05.00a ~ 05.03d 05.04 ~ 05.07   22.54a ~ 22.57d 22.42 ~ 22.45
Hartlebury 05/10 05/12   22/47 22/32
Kidderminster 05.15a ~ 05.18d [P1] 05.16 ~ 05.18   22.40a ~ 22.43d [P2] 22.25 ~ 22.28
Blakedown 05/22 05/21   22/35 22/21
Stourbridge Junction 05.28a ~ 05.30d [P2] 05.25 ~ 05.30   22.28a ~ 22.31d [P3] 22.14 ~ 22.16
Rowley Regis 05/38 05/39   21*58 ~ 22*14 [DGL] ?
Smethwick Jn 05/40 05/43   21/54 22/00
Galton Jn 05/41 05/43   21/53 21/59
Soho North Jn 05/42 05/45   21/51 21/56
Soho South Jn 05/43 05/46   21/51 21/56
Birmingham New Street 05.48a ~ 06.00d [P1] 05.51 ~ 06.02   21.43a ~ 21.46d [P9] 21.47 ~ 21.51
Proof House Jn 06/02 06/05   21/40 21/44
Landor Street Jn 06/04 06/07   21/38 21/39
Water Orton 06/11 06/13   21/32 21/34
Kingsbury Jn 06/14 06/15   21/28 21/31
Tamworth HL 06.20a ~ 06.24d [P3] 06.22 ~ 06.25   21.18a ~ 21.21d [P4] 21.21 ~ 21.25
Wichnor Jn 06/32 06/32   21/11 21/14
Burton-on-Trent 06.39a ~ 06.42d [P1] 06.36 ~ 06.42   20.51a ~ 20.54d [P2] 20.52 ~ ?
Clay Mills Jn 06/44 06/44   20/48 20/49
North Stafford Jn 06/46 06/47   20/45 20/47
Stenson Jn 06/47 06/47   20/44 20/46
Derby 06.53a ~ 06.58d [P1] 06.53 ~ 06.58   20.36a ~ 20.38d [P4] 20.34 ~ 20.40
Duffield 07/06 07/05   20/31 20/28
Belper 07/10 07/08   20/29 20/26
Ambergate Jn 07/13 07/11   20/27 20/24
Clay Cross North Jn 07/21 07/20   20/18 20/15
Chesterfield South Jn 07/23 07/23   20/15 20/11
Chesterfield 07/25 [P3] 07/24   20/14 [UBH] 20/10
Tapton Jn 07/25 07/25   20/13 20/10
Barrow Hill South Jn 07/28 ?   20/08 ?
Beighton Jn 07/34 07/33   20/01 20/01
Treeton Jn 07/39 ?   19/57 ?
Masborough Jn 07/44 ?   19/53 ?
Aldwarke Jn 07/48 07/43   19/50 19/53
Swinton 07/50 [P1] 07/49   19/48 [P2] 19/51
Moorthorpe 07/56 [P2] 07/57   19/41 [P1] 19/44
Pontefract Baghill 08/04 08/04   19/32 19/37
Ferrybridge North Jn 08/06 08/06   19/30 19/34
Milford Jn 08/11 08/13   19/23 19/27
Church Fenton 08/29 [P2] 08/24   19/17 [P1] 19/23
Colton Jn 08/34 08/35   19/13 19/19
York 08.43a ~ 08.46d [P5] 08.43 ~ 08.46   19.04a ~ 19.07d [P3] 19.10 ~ 19.13
Skelton Jn 08/48 08/47   19/01 19/06
Tollerton Jn 08/57 08/57   18/48 18/57
Thirsk 09/07 09/09   18/35 18/46
Longlands Jn 09/14 ?   18/28 ?
Northallerton 09/16 [P2] 09/16   18/27 [P1] 18/36
Darlington 09/27 [DM] 09/30   18/17 [UM] 18/23
Ferryhill South Jn 09/36 09/39   17*47 ~ 18*07 [US] ? ~ 18.12 [US]
Tursdale Jn 09/38 09/41   17/43 17/44
Durham 09.45a ~ 09.47d [P2] 09.47 ~ 09.50   17.33a ~ 17.35d [P1] 17.33 ~ 17.35
Birtley Jn 09/56 09/58   17/25 17/25
King Edward Bridge South Jn 09/59 10/01   17/21 17/20
Newcastle 10.02a ~ 10.05d [P2] 10.04 ~ 10.07   17.16a ~ 17.19d [P3] 17.14 ~ 17.19 [P4]
Heaton South Jn 10/09 10/10   17/12 17/11
Morpeth 10.22a ~ 10.25d [P2] 10.23 ~ ?   16.54a ~ 16.57d [P1] 16.40 ~ 16.57
Morpeth Loop - -   16*39 ~ 16*52 ?
Morpeth North Jn 10/26 ?   16/37 ?
Alnmouth for Alnwick 10.42a [P2] 10.41   16.22d [P1] 16.23


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