4th March 2017

Pathfinder Tours
The Bristol Docker

Locos Used 66076 & 66090
Stock Used 4998+4949+4991+1832+1651+3149+3097+3121+3098+35469

Route :
1Z27 : Didcot Parkway to Portbury Coal Terminal
1Z28 : Portbury Coal Terminal to Didcot Parkway

Loco(s) Route
66076 (1) Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton West Jn - Hallen Marsh Jn - Avonmouth Docks (3)
66090 (2) Avonmouth Docks (3) - Hallen Marsh Jn - Filton West Jn - Filton Abbey Wood - Narroways Hill Jn - Dr Day's Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Parson Street - Ashton Jn - Portbury Automotive Terminal
66076 (1) Portbury Automotive Terminal - Portbury Dock Stop Board
66090 (2) Portbury Dock Stop Board - Portbury Coal Terminal [Loading Pad]
66076 (1) Portbury Coal Terminal [Loading Pad] - Ashton Jn - Parson Street - Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Day's Jn - Narroways Hill Jn - Filton Abbey Wood - Filton West Jn - Hallen Marsh Jn - St Andrews Jn - Avonmouth (4)
66090 (2) Avonmouth - St Andrews Jn - Severnside SITA Loop
66076 (1) Severnside SITA Loop - SITA Gates
66090 (2) SITA Gates - Severnside SITA Loop
66076 (1) Severnside SITA Loop - Hallen Marsh Jn - St Andrews Jn - Avonmouth - Clifton Down - Narroways Hill Jn - Dr Day's Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
66090 (2) Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Day's Jn - Narroways Hill Jn - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - Didcot Parkway

Notes :
(1) 66090 on rear.
(2) 66076 on rear.
(3) Stop Board at entrance to the BP Oil Terminal.
(4) Train reversed between St Andrews Jn and Avonmouth LC.


66076 arriving at Bristol Parkway on the outward leg (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Nick Bartlett (on the tour from Bristol Parkway to Bristol Temple Meads)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Didcot Parkway 05.59d [P3] 05.59   23.19a [P4] 23.17 171.36
? Didcot North Jn 06/02 06/01   23/17 23/13 ?
? Kennington Jn 06/09 06/09   23/09 23/06 ?
10.31 Oxford 06/12 [DM] 06/11   23/07 [UM] 23/05 161.05
13.22 Wolvercote Jn 06/15 06/13   23/04 23/02 158.14
22.11 Heyford 06/23 [P2] 06/21   22/57 [P1] 22/55 149.25
28.02 Aynho Jn 06/28 06/25   22/51 22/50 143.34
33.06 Banbury 06.36a ~ 06.40d [P2] 06.30 ~ 06.39   22.43a ~ 22.45d [P3] 22.42 ~ 22.44 138.30
? Reservoir Jn 06/42 06/42   22/41 [UCV] 22/40 ?
41.66 Fenny Compton 06/51 06/49   22/35 22/34 129.50
52.77 Leamington Spa 07.01a ~ 07.04d [P2] 07.00 ~ 07.05   22.20a ~ 22.22d [P3] 22.21 ~ 22.22 118.39
? Milverton Jn 07/07 07/07   22/16 22/18 ?
58.16 Kenilworth Jn 07*16 ~ 07*32 07.17 ~ 07.33   22/12 22/14 113.20
? Gibbet Hill Jn 07/36 07/36   22/10 22/11 ?
62.55 Coventry 07.41a ~ 07.45d [P3] 07.40 ~ 07.45   22.03a ~ 22.05d [P2] 22.04 ~ 22.06 108.67
73.25 Birmingham International 07.57a ~ 08.00d [P3] 07.58 ~ 08.01   21.50a ~ 21.52d [P4] 21.50 ~ 21.52 98.11
77.58 Stechford 08/05 08/07   21/44 21/45 93.58
? Proof House Jn 08/10 08/11   21/39 21/41 ?
81.43 Birmingham New Street 08.13a ~ 08.18d [P7] 08.15 ~ 08.18   21.28a ~ 21.37d [P7] 21.29 ~ 21.39 89.73
84.67 Selly Oak 08/27 08/29   21/16 21/17 84.49
87.02 Kings Norton 08/31 [FL] 08/32   21/13 21/11 84.34
? Longbridge 08/34 08/35   21/04 [P1] [SL] 21/04 ?
92.10 Barnt Green 08/38 [P2] 08/37   20/57 [GL] 20/58 79.26
95.53 Bromsgrove 08.44a ~ 08.51d [P3] 08.42 ~ 08.51   20.45a ~ 20.48d [P1] 20.43 ~ 20.48 75.63
97.66 Stoke Works Jn 08/55 08/54   20/42 20/40 73.50
109.03 Abbotswood Jn 09*07 ~ 09*12 [DGL] 09.05 ~ 09.13   20/33 20/30 62.33
? Eckington Loop 09/18 ?   20*20 ~ 20*25 [UGL] ? 56.33
119.59 Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 09/22 [DGL?] 09/23   20/13 [P1] 20/13 51.57
127.01 Cheltenham Spa 09.29a ~ 09.32d [P1] 09.32 ~ 09.34   20.02a ~ 20.04d [P2] 20.02 ~ 20.06 44.35
132.44 Barnwood Jn 09/39 09/40   19/55 19/53 38.72
- Gloucester Sig.G339 - -   19*48 ~ 19*51 ? 38.51
133.31 Gloucester Yard Jn 09/40 09/40   19/47 19/51 38.05
137.73 Haresfield Loop 09*48 ~ 10*04 [DGL] ?   19*39 ~ 19*39 [UGL] ? 33.43
139.42 Standish Jn 10/07 10/17   19/34 19/37 31.74
152.45 Charfield 10*22 ~ 10*22 [DGL] 10.37 ~ ?   19*05 ~ 19*22 [UGL] 19.13 ~ 19.25 18.71
? Yate 10/30 10/47   18/56 19/05 ?
160.79 Westerleigh Jn 10/33 10/50   18/53 19/03 10.37
165.49 Bristol Parkway 10.39a ~ 10.47d [P2] 10.55 ~ 10.59 [P2]   18.44a ~ 18.47d [P4] 18.53 ~ 18.56 5.67

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
166.65 Filton West Jn 10/50 11/01
? Hallen Moor West Jn ? 11.09 ~ 11.11
172.29 Hallen Marsh Jn 10/56 11/14
? Holesmouth Jn ? 11.15 ~ 11.19
173.11
0.00
Avonmouth Docks (3) 11.02 ~ 11.34 11.22 ~ 11.32 [BP Stop Board]
? Holesmouth Jn ? 11.33 ~ 11.35
0.62 Hallen Marsh Jn 11/40 11/39
6.26 Filton West Jn 11/59 11/52
7.37 Filton Abbey Wood 12/03 [P1] 11.56 ~ 11.57 [P1]
9.64 Narroways Hill Jn 12/06 12/01
11.12 Dr Day's Jn 12/08 [ML]  12/04 [DFM]
? Bristol East Jn 12/09 [DM] 12/05
11.65 Bristol Temple Meads 12/11 [DT] 12.07 ~ 12.08 [UT]
? Bristol West Jn 12/12 12/10 [DM-CL-UM]
? Bedminster 12/14 12/12 [P2] [UM-DM]
13.49 Parson Street 12/17 [P1] 12/14 [P1]
14.34 Ashton Jn 12.19 ~ 12.22 12.18 ~ 12.22
20.07 Portbury Dock Stop Board 12.38 ~ 12.40 12.40 ~ 12.46
21.02
0.00
Portbury Automotive Terminal 12.50 ~ 13.50 13.04 ~ 14.02
0.75
0.00
Portbury Dock Stop Board 14.00 ~ 14.20 14.16 ~ 14.20
0.45
0.00
Portbury Coal Terminal 14.30 ~ 14.54 14.29 ~ 14.31 [Loading Pad]
0.45 Portbury Dock Stop Board 15.04 ~ 15.06 14.35 ~ 14.50
5.70 Ashton Sig.B335 15.23 ~ 15.25 15.08 ~ 15.13
? Ashton Jn 15/27 15/14
7.03 Parson Street 15/29 [RL] 15/16 [P3] [UR]
? Bristol West Jn 15/32 [UT] 15/21 [UR-CL]
8.67 Bristol Temple Meads 15/34 [UT] 15.25 ~ 15.32 [DT]
? Bristol East Jn 15/35 [UF] 15/33 [UFR]
9.40 Dr Day's Jn 15/36 [RL] 15/34
10.68 Narroways Hill Jn 15/38 15/36
13.15 Filton Abbey Wood 15c43 ~ 15c44 [P3] 15/40 [P3]
14.26 Filton West Jn 15/49 15/43
? Hallen Moor West Jn ? 15.52 ~ 15.55
19.70 Hallen Marsh Jn 16/04 15.58 ~ 16.08
? Holesmouth Jn ? 16/09
21.31 St Andrews Jn 16/07 16/13
21.62
0.00
Avonmouth 16.10 ~ 16.20 [P2] 16.14 ~ 16.16
0.29 St Andrews Jn 16/24 16/17
? Hallen Marsh Jn ? 16/21
3.58 Severnside SITA Loop 16.44 ~ ? 16.33 ~ ?
? Severnside SITA Gates ? ~ ? ? ~ ?
0.00 Severnside SITA Loop ? ~ 17.17 ? ~ 17.14
? Hallen Marsh Jn ? 17/19
3.29 St Andrews Jn 17/37 17/24
3.60 Avonmouth 17/40 [P2] 17.26 ~ 17.42 [P2]
8.70 Clifton Down 17/57 [P2] 17/52 [P2]
10.59 Narroways Hill Jn 18/06 17.59 ~ 18.04
12.07 Dr Day's Jn 18/08 [ML] 18/09 [DFM]
? Bristol East Jn 18/11 [DF] 18/11
12.60
0.00
Bristol Temple Meads 18.11a ~ 18.33d [P6] 18.12 ~ 18.33 [P6]
? Bristol East Jn 18/34 [UF] 18/36
0.53 Dr Day's Jn 18/35 [RL] 18/38
2.01 Narroways Hill Jn 18/37 18/40
4.28 Filton Abbey Wood 18/41 [P2] 18/50

Timings continue in first table.

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