31st March & 1st April 2017

Pathfinder Tours
The Evening Lark / Night Owl / Round Robin

Locos Used 01547, 37069 & 37716
Stock Used 35469+3121+3149+3120+1671+4946+4991+4949+4959

Route : 
1Z74 : Derby to Crewe
1Z75 : Crewe to Matlock
1Z76 : Matlock to Crewe
1Z77 : Crewe to Long Marston
1Z78 : Long Marston to Crewe

Date Tour Name Loco(s) Route
31/03 Evening Lark 37716 (1) Derby - North Stafford Jn - Tutbury & Hatton - Uttoxeter - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Alsager - Crewe - Chester - Chester South Jn
31/03 Evening Lark 37069 (2) Chester South Jn - Chester North Jn - Hooton - Hooton [Run Round Siding]
31/03 Evening Lark 37716 (1) Hooton [Run Round Siding] - Hooton - Ellesmere Port - Helsby - Frodsham Jn - Halton Jn - Runcorn - Liverpool South Parkway - Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street
31/03 Evening Lark 37069 (2) Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - Liverpool South Parkway - Hunts Cross - Hough Green - Warrington Central - Birchwood - Glazebrook - Castlefield Jn - Deansgate - Manchester Oxford Road - Manchester Piccadilly - Slade Lane Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe
31/03 Night Owl 37069 (2) Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Alvechurch - Redditch
01/04 Night Owl 37716 (1) Redditch - Alvechurch - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Matlock
01/04 Night Owl 37069 (2) Matlock - Ambergate Jn - Derby - Stenson Jn
01/04 Night Owl 37716 (1) Stenson Jn - Castle Donington - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent East Jn - Beeston South Jn - Lenton North Jn - Radford Jn - Bestwood Park Jn - Kirkby Lane End Jn - Mansfield Woodhouse - Shirebrook East Jn - Woodend Jn - Shireoaks - Woodhouse Jn - Woodburn Jn - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Sheffield - Dore - Edale - Chinley North Jn - New Mills Central - Romiley - Hyde Jn - Guide Bridge - Denton - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe
01/04 Round Robin 37716 (1) Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - Tunnel Jn - Worcester Loco Siding - Wylde Lane Jn - Norton Jn - Evesham - Honeybourne North Jn - Long Marston [Exchange Sidings No.1]
01/04 Round Robin 01547 Long Marston [Exchange Sidings No.1] - West Gate [via the centre line]
01/04 Round Robin 01547 (3) West Gate - Long Marston [Exchange Sidings No.1]
01/04 Round Robin 37069 (2) Long Marston [Exchange Sidings No.1] - Honeybourne North Jn - Evesham - Norton Jn - Wylde Lane Jn - Worcester Loco Siding - Tunnel Jn - Droitwich Spa - Hartlebury - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Rowley Regis - Langley Green - Rood End Goods - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Aston - Perry Bar North Jn - Tame Bridge Parkway - Bescot [D&UGL] - Bescot Jn - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Searchlight Lane Jn - Madeley - Crewe

Notes:
(1) 37069 on rear.
(2) 37716 on rear.
(3) 01547 propelling.

Source : Paul Warburton & Neil Bentley (both on the tour)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from David Lodwick)

Evening Lark

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Derby 16.32d  
5.28 North Stafford Jn 16/39  
11.25 Tutbury & Hatton 16/45  
19.38 Uttoxeter SB 16/53  
? Stoke Jn ?  
35.76 Stoke-on-Trent 17/13  
42.28 Kidsgrove 17/22  
44.54 Alsager 17/26  
50.73 Crewe 17.34a ~ 18.01d [P12]
61.53 Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 18/13  
72.04 Chester 18.26 ~ 18.27 [U&DM]
72.63
0.00
Chester South Jn 18.29 ~ 18.44  
0.45 Chester North Jn 18/47 [DGL]
8.17 Hooton 19.06 ~ 19.08  
8.39
0.00
Hooton [Run Round Siding] 19.10 ~ 19.14 [Siding]
0.22 Hooton 19.16 ~ 19.18  
4.04 Ellesmere Port 19/26  
9.20 Helsby 19/31  
12.70 Frodsham Jn 19/37  
14.44 Halton Jn 19/41  
15.60 Runcorn 19/44  
18.07 Ditton East Jn 19/47  
23.17 Liverpool South Parkway HL 19/53 [P3]
27.42 Edge Hill 20/00 [P4]
28.72
0.00
Liverpool Lime Street 20.03 ~ 20.29 [P9]
1.30 Edge Hill 20/34 [P3]
? Wavertree Jn ? [UF-US]
? West Allerton Jn ? [US-UF]
5.55 Liverpool South Parkway HL 20/47 [P1]
7.11 Hunts Cross 20/51 [P2]
10.46 Hough Green 20/55  
18.34 Warrington Central 21/04  
21.48 Birchwood 21/08  
24.64 Glazebrook East Jn & Sidings 21/12  
32.04 Trafford Park East Jn 21/22  
33.61 Castlefield Jn 21/31  
33.71 Deansgate 21/33  
34.19 Manchester Oxford Road 21.35 ~ 21.41 [P3]
34.63 Manchester Piccadilly 21/43 [P13] [US]
35.35 Ardwick Jn 21/46  
37.02 Slade Lane Jn 21/48 [US-UF]
43.09 Heald Green 21/55 DIV
? Stockport DIV [P2]
? Cheadle Hulme DIV ?
46.28 Wilmslow 22/00  
47.78 Alderley Edge 22/03  
60.49 Sandbach 22/16  
? Sydney Bridge Jn ?  
65.19 Crewe 22.27a [P5]

Night Owl

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Crewe 22.58d [P5]
1.64 Basford Hall Jn 23.04 ~ 23.10  
8.39 Madeley 23/20  
19.12 Norton Bridge 23/31 [UF]
24.37 Stafford 23/38 [UF]
25.71 Rickerscote 23/42 [US]
38.14 Bushbury Jn 23/57  
40.62 Portobello Jn 00/02  
? Darlaston Jn ?  
44.79 Bescot Stadium 00/05  
49.36 Perry Barr North Jn 00/11  
? Perry Barr West Jn ?  
? Soho East Jn ?  
52.21 Soho South Jn 00/19  
53.23 Monument Lane 00/24 [Up Thro Sdg]
54.18 Birmingham New Street 00/29 [No.2 Sdg]
? Proof House Jn ? [Up Derby]
55.69 St Andrews Jn 00/35  
56.15 Bordesley Jn 00/36  
? Lifford East Jn ?  
61.30 Kings Norton 00/43 [P4] [DF]
? Longbridge ? [DM]
66.38 Barnt Green 00/50  
68.11 Alvechurch 00/55  
71.31
0.00
Redditch 01.00 ~ 01.15  
3.20 Alvechurch 01/21  
4.73 Barnt Green 01/25 [UM]
10.01 Kings Norton 01/32 [P1]
12.16 Selly Oak 01/36  
15.40 Birmingham New Street 01/43 [No.3 Sdg] [P9]
? Proof House Jn ? [Up Derby]
17.03 Landor Street Jn 01/48 [UF]
23.11 Water Orton 01/54  
27.05 Kingsbury Jn 01/57  
32.66 Tamworth HL 02/02  
40.22 Wichnor Jn 02/09  
45.57 Burton-on-Trent 02/14 [P1]
? Clay Mills Jn ?  
51.74 Stenson Jn 02/22  
56.58 Derby 02C28 ~ 02C30 [P1]
66.51 Ambergate Jn 02/41  
67.08 Ambergate 02t43 ~ 02t44  
73.70
0.00
Matlock 02.57 ~ 03.15  
6.62 Ambergate 03t28 ~ 03t30  
7.19 Ambergate Jn 03/32  
17.12 Derby 03C43 ~ 03C46 [P6]
22.21
0.00
Stenson Jn 03.55 ~ 04.05 [DM]
9.09 Castle Donington 04/18  
12.59 Sheet Stores Jn 04/26  
13.22 Trent East Jn 04/28 [DTPL]
17.15 Beeston South Jn 04/33  
19.07 Lenton North Jn 04/38  
20.06 Radford Jn 04/40  
24.51 Bestwood Park Jn 04/48  
31.11 Kirkby Lane End Jn 05/16  
36.65 Mansfield Woodhouse 05/26  
40.30 Shirebrook East Jn 05/34  
48.38 Woodend Jn 05/43  
49.32 Shireoaks 05/46  
57.28 Woodhouse Jn 05/54  
61.55 Woodburn Jn 06/00  
? Nunnery Main Line Jn ? [UM]
63.09 Sheffield 06.05 ~ 06.13 [P8]
66.77 Dore Station Jn 06/20  
? Hathersage ?  
? Hope ?  
78.61 Earle's Sidings SB 06/35  
82.55 Edale 06/40  
87.42 Chinley North Jn 06/47  
? New Mills South Jn ?  
92.18 New Mills Central 07/02  
97.30 Romiley 07/15  
101.25 Hyde Jn 07/28  
102.45 Guide Bridge 07/31  
103.25 Denton Jn 07/34  
? Reddish South ?  
107.38 Heaton Norris Jn 07/41 [UGL]
108.03 Stockport 07c44 ~ 07c46 [P0]
? Edgeley No.1 Jn ? [US]
110.37 Cheadle Hulme 07/51  
114.23 Wilmslow 07/55  
128.44 Sandbach 08/08  
132.70 Crewe [Up Manchester Loop] 08.16 ~ 08.32 [UML]
133.14 Crewe 08.35a [P5]

Round Robin

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Crewe 10.35d [P12]
? Basford Hall Jn ? [US]
8.39 Madeley 10/45  
19.12 Norton Bridge 10/55  
20.38 Little Bridgeford 10/57 [US]
24.37 Stafford 11.02a ~ 11.05d [P4]
? Trent Valley Jn ? [US]
38.14 Bushbury Jn 11/20  
40.62 Portobello Jn 11/25  
43.61 Darlaston Jn 11/27  
44.79 Bescot Stadium 11/39  
45.78 Tame Bridge Parkway 11.42a ~ 11.46d  
49.36 Perry Barr North Jn 11/51  
51.58 Aston 11/57  
? Proof House Jn ? [Dn Dby]
54.30 Birmingham New Street 12.04a ~ 12.17d [P11]
54.54 Selly Oak 12/27  
59.69 Kings Norton 12/32 [P4]
? Longbridge ? [DS] [P2]
63.44 Cofton Jn 12.42 ~ 12.51  
64.77 Barnt Green 12/54 [P2]
68.40 Bromsgrove 12/57 [P3]
70.53 Stoke Works Jn 13.01 ~ 13.06  
74.68 Droitwich Spa 13/13  
80.00 Worcester Tunnel Jn 13/20  
80.23 Worcester Loco Siding 13.25 ~ 13.30 [Up Thro Sdg]
80.64 Wylde Lane Jn 13/34  
83.52 Norton Jn 13/38  
94.23 Evesham 13/48  
98.72 Honeybourne North Jn 13/56  
99.35 Honeybourne Staff Hut 13.58 ~ 14.03  
102.32
0.00
Long Marston 14.15a ~ 16.20d [Exchange Sidings No.1]
2.77 Honeybourne Staff Hut 16.30 ~ 16.32  
3.40 Honeybourne North Jn 16/34  
8.09 Evesham 16/42  
18.60 Norton Jn 16/52  
21.48 Wylde Lane Jn 16/57  
22.09 Worcester Loco Siding 17.01 ~ 17.05 [Dn Thro Sdg]
22.32 Worcester Tunnel Jn 17/10  
27.44 Droitwich Spa 17/15  
33.22 Hartlebury 17/20  
36.39 Kidderminster [Loop] 17.24 ~ 17.26 [DGL] [DGL]
37.00 Kidderminster 17.29 ~ 17.31  
? Blakedown ?  
43.50 Stourbridge Junction 17/42  
43.74 Stourbridge Junction [Loop] 17/44 [DGL] [DGL]
48.77 Rowley Regis 17/54  
49.24 Rowley Regis [Loop] 17.57 ~ 18.04 [UGL] [UGL]
50.45 Langley Green 18/06  
50.71 Rood End Goods 18.11 ~ 18.28 [UGL] [UGL]
51.59 Smethwick Jn 18/31  
52.03 Galton Jn 18/33  
53.65 Soho South Jn 18/35  
55.62 Birmingham New Street 18.42a ~ 18.46d [P2]
? Proof House Jn ? [US] [DVC]
58.34 Aston 18/56  
60.56 Perry Barr North Jn 19/01  
64.14 Tame Bridge Parkway 19.06a ~ 19.09d  
65.06 Bescot [Loop] 19/14 [U&DGL] [U&DGL]
65.16 Bescot Jn 19/17  
66.31 Darlaston Jn 19/20  
69.30 Portobello Jn 19/23  
71.78 Bushbury Jn 19/27  
? Trent Valley Jn ?  
85.16 Stafford 19.42a ~ 19.45d [P5]
90.67 Searchlight Lane Jn 19/51 [DS]
101.37 Madeley 20/00  
? Basford Hall Jn ? [DS]
109.76 Crewe 20.14a [P11]


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