12th August 2017

Pathfinder Tours
The Settle & Carlisle Explorer

Locos Used 68004 'Rapid', 68016 'Fearless' & 88004 'Pandora'
Stock Used 6054+6051+1200+3345+3333+3364+3356+3397+80042+3278+3314+9526

Route :
1Z39 : Newport to Appleby
1Z40 : Appleby to Newport

Loco(s) Route
68004 Newport - Cwmbran - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shelwick Jn - Leominster - Ludlow - Craven Arms - Church Stretton - Sutton Bridge Jn - Shrewsbury - Wem - Nantwich - Crewe
88004 + 68016 Crewe - (via WCML) - Upperby Jn - London Road Jn - Petteril Bridge Jn - Appleby - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn - (via WCML) - Crewe
68016 Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Newport

Notes :
(1) Off tour option: Bus from Appleby to the Eden Valley Railway, where D.E.M.U. 205009 was in use.

Source : Paul Warburton (on the tour from/to Crewe)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Newport 06.15d [P3] 06.15   22.27a [P2] 22.03 127.15
? Maindee West Jn 06/17 06/17   22/25 22/02 ?
1.17 Maindee North Jn 06/19 06/18   22/24 22/00 125.78
7.07 Cwmbran 06.28a ~ 06.31d 06.25 ~ 06.31   22.12a ~ 22.14d 21.51 ~ 21.52 120.08
11.45 Little Mill Jn 06/37 06/36   22/05 ? 115.50
19.37 Abergavenny 06.45a ~ 06.48d 06.45 ~ 06.48   21.54a ~ 21.57d ? 107.58
31.06 Pontrilas 07/01 ?   21/42 ? 96.09
36.63 Tram Inn 07/06 07/04   21/37 21/22 90.32
43.36 Hereford 07.16a ~ 07.20d [P3] 07.12 ~ 07.21   21.25a ~ 21.28d [P2] 21.10 ~ 21.12 83.59
45.13 Shelwick Jn 07/23 07/23   21/22 21/08 82.02
47.54 Morton-on-Lugg 07/26 07/26   21/17 21/05 79.41
56.03 Leominster 07.35a ~ 07.38d 07.35 ~ 07.39   21.07a ~ 21.09d 20.55 ~ 20.57 71.12
62.37 Woofferton 07/45 07/45   21/00 20/49 64.58
66.77 Ludlow 07.50a ~ 07.53d ?   20.51a ~ 20.54d ? 60.18
69.19 Bromfield 07/58 07/56   20/47 20/40 57.76
74.42 Craven Arms 08.04a ~ 08.07d [P1] 08.04 ~ 08.07   20.40a ~ 20.42d [P2] 20.34 ~ 20.36 52.53
79.10 Marsh Brook LC 08/15 08/15   20/34 20/29 48.05
81.56 Church Stretton 08.19a ~ 08.21d ?   20.28a ~ 20.30d ? 45.39
88.14 Dorrington 08/28 08/28   20/19 20/19 39.01
93.51 Sutton Bridge Jn 08/34 08/34   20/12 20/13 33.44
? English Bridge Jn 08/36 ?   20/11 ? ?
94.35 Shrewsbury 08.38a ~ 08.41d [P4] 08.36 ~ 08.41 [P4]   20.06a ~ 20.09d [P4] 20.07 ~ 20.10 32.60
? Harlescott LC 08/46 08/46   20/01 ? ?
105.18 Wem 08/54 08/52   19/53 19/54 21.77
? Prees 08/57 ?   19/50 ? ?
118.27 Wrenbury 09/06 ?   19/41 ? 8.68
122.61 Nantwich 09/10 09/08   19/36 19/35 4.34
? Crewe Gresty Lane 09/16 09/13   19/32 19/32 ?
127.15
0.00
Crewe 09L18a ~ 10L05d [P12] 09.16 ~ 10.04 [P11]   19L04a ~ 19L30d [P12] 19.04 ~ 19.29 0.00
128.50
? Crewe Coal Yard 10/07 [DS] 10/07   19/01 ? ?
7.41 Winsford 10/20 [DF] 10/25   18/49 [US] 18/52 121.59
12.47 Hartford Jn 10/24 10/29   18/46 18/48 116.03
? Acton Bridge 10/25 10/30   18/44 18/47 ?
16.65 Weaver Jn 10/26 10/31   18/42 18/45 111.65
22.16 Acton Grange Jn 10/29 10/35   18/38 18/42 106.34
24.11 Warrington Bank Quay 10/31 [P3] 10/39   18/36 [P2] 18/41 104.39
? Dallam Jn 10/32 10/40   18/35 ? ?
27.49 Winwick Jn 10/34 10/43   18/34 18/35 101.01
29.76 Golborne Jn 10/41 10/46   18/32 18/33 98.54
34.48 Springs Branch Jn 10/45 10/54   18/28 18/29 94.02
? Wigan South Jn 10/46 ?   18/27 ? ?
35.70 Wigan North Western 10/47 [P5] 10/56   18/26 [P4] 18/28 [P4] 92.60
43.41 Balshaw Lane 10/54 11/02   18/20 18/23 85.09
45.45 Euxton Jn 10/57 11/03   18/18 18/21 83.05
? Farington Jn 10/59 11/05   18.06 ~ 18.13 [UF] ? 80.31

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
51.00 Preston 11.03 ~ 11.05 [P3] 11/10 [P3]
60.28 Garstang & Catteral 11/15 11/18
71.78 Lancaster 11/30 [DF] 11/36
73.70 Morecambe South Jn 11/31 11/38
78.06 Carnforth North Jn 11/34 11/41
91.09 Oxenholme Lake District 11/42 [P2] 11/49
? Grayrigg 11/48 ?
104.06 Tebay 11/53 11/58
? Shap Summit 11/57 ?
123.18 Penrith North Lakes 12/06 [P3] 12/12
139.57 Upperby Bridge Jn 12/20 12/32
140.17 Upperby Jn 12.25 ~ 12.30 [GL] ?
140.51 London Road Jn 12/35 ?
140.70 Petteril Bridge Jn 12/36 12/42
? How & Co Sidings 12/42 12/47
148.27 Low House Crossing SB 12/46 12/51
155.32 Lazonby & Kirkoswald 12/53 ?
163.27 Culgaith SB 13/01 13/06
166.00 Kirkby Thore SB 13/04 13/09
170.60
0.00
Appleby 13.11a ~ 16.10d 13.17 ~ 16.10
? Ormside 16/14 ?
6.71 Crosby Garrett 16/20 ?
10.55 Kirkby Stephen 16/24 [P1] 16/23
? Mallerstang 16/29 ?
? Ais Gill Summit 16/34 ?
20.49 Garsdale 16/37 [P2] ?
28.63 Blea Moor 16/46 16/45
30.02 Ribblehead 16/49 [P1] 16/48
35.54 Helwith Bridge 16/55 ?
42.58 Settle Jn 17/03 17/02
46.02 Hellifield 17/08 [P1] 17/07
? Horrocksford Jn 17/30 ?
59.50 Clitheroe 17/31 [P1] 17/29
65.25 Langho 17/41 [P1] ?
69.67 Daisyfield Jn 17/50 17/47
70.34 Blackburn 17/51 [P4] 17/49
79.34 Lostock Hall Jn 18/00 18/00

Timings continue in first table.

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