25th - 26th January 1991

Pathfinder Tours
The Cornish Centurion

Locos Used 47840, 50008 & 50015
Stock Used 17042+5033+4977+4927+5007+1832+4963+5002+5027+5041+5025+17093

Route : 1Z16 throughout

Date Loco(s) Route
25/01-26/01 47840 Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Wilmslow - Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Standish Jn - Charfield - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads
26/01 50008 + 50015 Bristol Temple Meads - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth
26/01 50015 (2) Plymouth - Liskeard - Lostwithiel - Carne Point
26/01 50008 (1) Carne Point - Lostwithiel
26/01 50015 (2) Lostwithiel - Burngullow Jn - Drinnick Mill
26/01 50008 (1) Drinnick Mill - Burngullow Jn - Par
26/01 50015 Par - Penzance
26/01 50015 Penzance - Truro
26/01 50008 Truro - Falmouth Docks
26/01 50015 (2) Falmouth Docks - Truro - Par
26/01 50008 (1) Par - Bugle
26/01 50015 (2) Bugle - Par - Lostwithiel - Liskeard - Plymouth
26/01 50008 + 50015 Plymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
26/01 47840 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 50015 on rear.
(2) 50008 on rear.

Sources : Richard Hughes (on train throughout), Mick Baker & Derek Thompson

Photo Review


50015 passes Marazion Marsh (photo: Roger Geach)


50015 at Penzance (photo: Derek Thompson)


50008 at Taunton (photo: Derek Thompson)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Derek Thompson)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Manchester Piccadilly 23.20d 22.33a 179.49
5.70 Stockport 23.29a ~ 23.31d 22.22a ~ 22.24d 173.59
12.06 Wilmslow 23/38 22/15 167.43
26.21 Sandbach 23/49 22/02 153.28
30.71 Crewe 23.59a ~ 00.01d 21.53a ~ 21.55d 148.58
39.30 Madeley 00/11 21/42 140.19
50.79 Norton Bridge 00/21 21/33 129.50
55.28 Stafford 00.26a ~ 00.28d 21.25a ~ 21.27d 124.21
69.05 Bushbury Jn 00/43 ? ?
70.59 Wolverhampton 00.46a ~ 00.48d 21.08a ~ 21.10d 108.70
- Dudley Port - 21/01 103.30
- Soho South Jn - 20/55 96.06
72.43 Portobello Jn 00/53 - -
76.60 Bescot Stadium 00/58 - -
83.39 Aston 01/07 - -
86.15 Birmingham New Street 01.18a ~ 01.22d 20.48a ~ 20.50d 94.05
- St Andrews Jn - 20/42 92.34
89.46 Selly Oak 01/29 - -
91.60 Kings Norton 01/32 20/35 86.73
96.68 Barnt Green 01/38 20/25 81.65
102.44 Stoke Works Jn 01/43 20/13 76.09
106.59 Droitwich Spa 01/49 20/07 71.74
112.38 Worcester Shrub Hill 01.56a ~ 01.58d 19*49a ~ 20*00d 66.15
116.25 Abbotswood Jn 02/04 19/43 62.48
134.23 Cheltenham Spa 02.19a ~ 02.21d 19.25a ~ 19.27d 44.30
140.53 Gloucester Yard Jn 02/28 19/19 38.00
146.63 Standish Jn 02/33 19/14 31.70
160.08 Charfield 02/43 19/03 18.45
168.21 Westerleigh Jn 02/51 18/56 10.32
172.71 Bristol Parkway 02.57a ~ 02.59d 18.48a ~ 18.50d 5.62
177.10 Stapleton Road 03/04 18/42 1.43
178.53
0.00
Bristol Temple Meads 03L07a ~ 03L37d 18L17a ~ 18L39d 0.00
127.46
8.07 Nailsea & Blackwell 03/46 18/07 119.39
? Worle Jn ? 17/56 110.61
19.58 Uphill Jn 03/56 ? ?
33.21 Bridgwater 04/08 17/43 94.25
39.63 Cogload Jn 04/14 17/37 87.63
44.66 Taunton 04/22 17/32 82.63
59.00 Tiverton Parkway 04/37 17/21 68.49
74.26 Cowley Bridge Jn 04/52 ? ?
75.46 Exeter St Davids 04.55a ~ 04.57d 17.04a ~ 17.06d 52.03
86.06 Dawlish Warren 05/08 16/50 41.41
95.60 Newton Abbot 05/19 16/40 31.69
104.37 Totnes 05/32 16/29 23.12
? Lipson Jn ? 16/03 1.10
127.49 Plymouth 06L04 ~ 06L14 15L11a ~ 16L00d 0.00
40.75
130.41 St Budeaux Jn 06/19 15/05 38.03
131.67 Saltash 06/22 15/00 36.57
136.65 St Germans 06/28 14/54 31.59
145.27 Liskeard 06/38 14/45 23.17
150.42 Largin SB 06/46 14/36 18.02
157.75 Lostwithiel 06t55 ~ 06t55 14/23 10.49

 

M.C Location Booked
162.61
0.00
Carne Point 07.12 ~ 07.22
4.66
0.00
Lostwithiel 07p40a ~ 07p58d
4.35 Par 08/05
11.22 Burngullow Jn 08/14
13.77
0.00
Drinnick Mill 08.29 ~ 08.42
2.55 Burngullow Jn 08/57
9.42
0.00
Par 09L07 ~ 09L27
6.67 Burngullow Jn 09/37
? Probus 09/48
18.68 Truro 09/54
31.51 Camborne 10/11
38.78 St Erth 10/20
43.23 Long Rock 10/27
44.61 Penzance 10.30a ~ 11.19d
46.19 Long Rock 11/22
50.44 St Erth 11/28
57.71 Camborne 11/39
70.54
0.00
Truro 11L54 ~ 12L05
0.48 Penwithers Jn 12/08
11.69
0.00
Falmouth Docks 12.27 ~ 12.32
11.21 Penwithers Jn 12/51
11.69 Truro 12t53 ~ 12t53
? Probus 13/00
23.70 Burngullow Jn 13/09
30.57
0.00
Par 13.17 ~ 13.22
0.30 St Blazey 13t24 ~ 13t25
5.34 Goonbarrow Jn 13t37 ~ 13t38
6.14
0.00
Bugle 13p40a ~ 14p00d
0.40 Goonbarrow Jn 14t02 ~ 14t03
6.14 Par 14/18

Timings continue in first table.

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