17th December 2016

Pathfinder Railtours
The Yuletide East Yorkshireman

Locos Used D1015 'Western Champion' (1) & 67029 'Royal Diamond' 
Stock Used 4949+4991+4927+1832+3123+3120+3149+3147+1651+3121+3098+35469

Route :
1Z17 : Swindon to Scarborough
1Z18 : Scarborough to Swindon

Loco Route
67029 Swindon - Kemble - Stroud - Stonehouse - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster [Down Goods Loop]
D1015 Kidderminster [Down Goods Loop] - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Tame Bridge Parkway - Bescot Stadium - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Sutton Park - Park Lane Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Duffield - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Dore - Sheffield - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Meadowhall - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Mexborough - Hexthorpe Jn - Bentley Jn - Kirk Sandall Jn - Hatfield & Stainforth - Thorne North - Goole - Gilberdyke - Brough - Hessle Road Jn - Anlaby Road Jn - West Parade North Jn - Beverley - Bridlington - Filey - Seamer - Scarborough
D1015 Scarborough - (reverse of outward route) - Mexborough - Thrybergh Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Masborough Jn - Treeton Jn - Beighton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Tapton Jn - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Duffield - Derby - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth HL - Kingsbury Jn - (4) Whitacre Jn? - Coleshill Parkway? (4) - Water Orton - (reverse of outward route) - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
67029? (5) Worcester Shrub Hill - (reverse of outward route) - Swindon

Notes :
(1) Running numbered/named as D1031 'Western Rifleman' on one side only.
(2) It is reported that the outward leg was delayed by a points failure at Kidderminster S.V.R. and that the return leg was delayed by engine problems.
(3) Off tour option: visit to Scunthorpe Steel Works Railway.
(4) Confirmation required - did the return leg run via Coleshill Parkway?
(5) Loco confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Swindon 05.42d [P3] 05.42   00.08a [P1] 00.33
Swindon Loco Yard 05/44 05/44   00/05 ?
Kemble 05.56a ~ 05.59d [P2] 05.56 ~ 05.59   23.49a ~ 23.52d [P1] 00.17 ~ 00.19
St Mary's LC 06/10 06/09   23/38 00/08
Stroud 06.15a ~ 06.18d [P2] 06.13 ~ ?   23.29a ~ 23.32d [P1] 23.59 ~ 00.04
Stonehouse 06.24a ~ 06.27d ?   23.20a ~ 23.23d 23.54 ~ 23.55
Standish Jn 06/33 06/32   23/16 23/51
Gloucester Yard Jn 06/39 06/38   23/09 23/45
Barnwood Jn 06/40 06/39   23/08 23/44
Cheltenham Spa 06.46a ~ 06.50d [P2] 06.45 ~ 06.50   22.59a ~ 23.02d [P1] 23.35 ~ 23.39
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 06/57 [P1] 06/57   22/51 [P2] 23/30
Abbotswood Jn 07/07 07/05   22/41 23/21
Norton Jn 07/09 07/07   22/40 23/19
Worcester Shrub Hill 07.14a ~ 07.20d [P1] 07.14 ~ 07.20   22L09a ~ 22L35d [P2] 22.47 ~ 23.14 
Tunnel Jn 07/29 07/27   22/07 22/45
Droitwich Spa 07/34 07/33   22/00 22/38
Hartlebury 07/40 07/39   21/54 22/32
Kidderminster [DGL] 07L44 ~ 08L14 07.44 ~ 08.53   - -
Kidderminster 08.17a ~ 08.19d [P1] 08.55 ~ 08.58 [P1]   21.45a ~ 21.48d [P2] 22.23 ~ 22.24
Blakedown 08/24 09/05   21/40 22/20
Stourbridge Junction 08.29a ~ 08.31d [P2] 09.11 ~ 09.12   21.32a ~ 21.35d [P3] 22.11 ~ 22.14
Rowley Regis 08/40 09/26   21/23 22/01
Smethwick Jn 08/46 09/32   21/19 21/56
Galton Jn 08/47 09/33   21/18 21/55
Soho North Jn 08/49 09/35   21/16 21/53
Soho East Jn 08/52 09/37   21/10 21/49
Perry Barr West Jn 08/56 09/40   21/06 21/36
Perry Barr North Jn 08/57 09/42   21/04 21/35
Tame Bridge Parkway 09.03a ~ 09.08d 09.48 ~ 09.48   20.55a ~ 20.59d 21.25 ~ 21.28
Bescot Stadium 09/11 09/53   20/52 21/23
Pleck Jn 09/13 09/55   20/50 21/19
Walsall 09/15 [P1] 09/58   20/48 21/18
Ryecroft Jn 09/17 09/59   20/46 21/15
Sutton Park 09/31 ?   20/34 ?
Park Lane Jn 09/39 10/15   20/27 20/54
Water Orton 09/42 10/18   20/24 20/50
Coleshill Parkway - -   20/22 DIV?
Whitacre Jn - -   20/19 DIV?
Kingsbury Jn 09/46 10/22   20/14 20/46
Tamworth HL 09/51 [P3] 10/27   20/09 [P4] 20/39
Wichnor Jn 09/56 10/32   20/03 20/32
Burton-on-Trent 10/00 [P1] 10/36   19/58 [P2] 20/27
Clay Mills Jn 10/02 10/41   19/56 20/25
North Stafford Jn 10/05 10/44   19/53 20/22
Stenson Jn 10/06 10/44   19/53 20/22
Derby 10.15a ~ 10.18d [P3] 10.50 ~ 10.52 [P3]   19.40a ~ 19.46d [P6] 20.13 ~ 20.15 [P6]
Duffield 10/25 11/00   19/34 20/07
Belper 10/29 11/02   19/32 20/05
Ambergate Jn 10*33 ~ 10*35 [DGL] 11/04?   19/30 20/03
Clay Cross North Jn 10/46 11/12   19/21 19/50
Chesterfield South Jn 10/48 11/14   19/19 19/48
Chesterfield 10/49 [P1] 11/15   19.07a ~ 19.17d [P2] 19/45? [P2]
Tapton Jn 10/49 11/15   19/06 19/44
Dore Station Jn 10/57 11/23   - -
Sheffield 11/02 [P1] 11/28 [P1]   - -
Nunnery Main Line Jn 11/04 11/30   - -
Brightside Jn 11/05 ?   - -
Meadowhall 11/06 11/34   - -
Holmes Jn 11/07 11/36   - -
Barrow Hill North Jn - -   19/03 ?
Beighton Jn - -   18/55 19/32
Treeton Jn - -   18/49 ?
Masborough S.S. - -   18.43 ~ 18.45 ?
Masborough Jn 11/08 ?   18/40 ?
Aldwarke Jn 11/10 11/39   18/36 19/16
Swinton 11/12 11/42   - -
Thrybergh Jn - -   18/27 ?
Mexborough 11/15 [P2] 11/44   18/23 [P1] 19/08
Hexthorpe Jn 11/22 11/50   18/17 19/02
Bentley Jn 11/27 11/55   18/13 18/58
Kirk Sandall Jn 11/29 ?   18/10 ?
Hatfield & Stainforth 11/32 [P2] 12/00   18/06 [P1] 18/52
Thorne Jn 11/38 12/03   18/04 18/48
Thorne North 11.42a ~ 11.46d 12.05 ~ 12.10 [P2]   17.57a ~ 18.00d 18.44 ~ 18.47
Goole 11/56 [P1] 12.17 ~ ?   17/50 [P2] 18/35
Gilberdyke 12/04 12/34   17/43 18/26
Brough 12/10 [P1] 12/42   17/36 [P2] 18/14
Hessle Road Jn 12/18 12/51   17/19 18/07
Anlaby Road Jn 12/21 12/53   17/16 ?
West Parade North Jn 12/22 12/55   17/14 ?
Beverley 12.38a ~ 12.48d [P2] 13.09 ~ 13.16   16.52a ~ 17.00d [P1] 17.42 ~ 17.49
Driffield 13/02 ?   16/38 ?
Bridlington 13.17a ~ 13.20d [P4] 13.51 ~ 14.08 [P4]   16.19a ~ 16.22d [P5] 16.47 ~ 17.02 [P5]
Hunmanby 13/35 ?   16/00 ?
Filey 13.41 ~ 13.43 ?   15/56 ?
Seamer 13/54 14/53   15/47 16/08
Scarborough 14.00a [P1] 14.58 [P1]   15.40d [P1] 16.02 [P1]


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