27th May 1990

Pathfinder Tours
Wensleydale Wanderer

Locos Used 31423, 31428, 31459, 31568, 37217, 37244 & 47476

Route : 1Z38 throughout

Loco(s) Route
31423 + 31568 Bristol Temple Meads - Cheltenham Spa - Kidderminster - Birmingham New Street
37244 (2) Birmingham New Street - Derby - Ambergate Loop
37244 + 37217 Ambergate Loop - Beighton - Tisnley - Rotherham Central - Moorthorpe - Dringhouses Yard
37244 + 37217 (3) Dringhouses Yard - (ECML, via York station avoiding line) - Northallerton - Castle Hills Jn
47476 (4) Castle Hills Jn - Redmire
37244 + 37217 (3) Redmire - Castle Hills Jn
47476 (4) Castle Hills Jn - Northallerton - (via ECML) - York
37244 + 37217 York - Harrogate - Leeds
31459 + 31428 Leeds - Altofts - Barnsley - Sheffield - Lichfield - Birmingham New Street - Kidderminster - Cheltenham Spa - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) One of the 31's suffered 'fuel starvation' from Gloucester but made it to Birmingham New Street.
(2) Plus 37217 in-tow (should have been powering but the multiple-working connection was not working).
(3) 47476 on rear.
(4) 37244 & 37217 on rear.

Source : Steve Clark, 'Virginsfinest' & 'MisterC'

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