30th March 1991

Pathfinder Tours
The Nuclear Flyer

Locos used 37009, 37144, 37216, 37378 & 47836
Stock Used 4974+4944+5004+4954+4997+35465+1857+4962+4928+4958

Route : 1Z36 throughout (1)

Loco(s) Route
47836 Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Bristol Parkway - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Ealing Broadway -Acton Main Line - Acton Canal Wharf Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Cricklewood Curve Jn - West Hampstead North Jn - Carlton Road Jn - Junction Road Junction - Tottenham South Jn - Copper Mill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - Channelsea North Jn - Stratford - Chelmsford - Marks Tey - (via Down Goods loop behind the shed to Colchester) - Ipswich
37216 (2) Ipswich - Saxmundham Jn - Leiston Level Crossing
37144 (3) Leiston Level Crossing - Saxmundham Jn - Ipswich
37378 + 37009 (4) Ipswich - Stowmarket - Cambridge - Audley End - Stansted North Jn - Stansted Airport
47836 (5) Stansted Airport - Harlow Town - Brimsdown - Copper Mill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - Lea Jn - Dalston - No 1 Road Goods Lines to Camden Road - Willesden West London Jn - Willesden South West Sidings - Acton Main Line - Reading - Didcot - Swindon - Chippenham - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Brostol Parkway - Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill

Notes :
(1) Tour itinerary showed 1Z04
(2) 37144 on rear.
(3) 37216 on rear.
(4) 47836 on rear from Cambridge (train was booked single Class 37 with Class 47 on rear from Ispwich).
(5) 37009 + 37378 on rear to Bishops Stortford.

Sources : Paul Griffin (joined/left at Didcot Parkway) & LASERman (joined/left at Ealing Broadway

Photo Review
(all photos: LASERman)


37378 & 37009 at Ipswich (above) & Stansted Airport (below)


47836, also at Stansted Airport.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman)

 

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

Worcester Shrub Hill

06.06d

?

 

22.35a

?

Abbotswood Jn

06/12

?

 

22/29

?

Cheltenham Spa

06.27a ~ 06.29d

?

 

22.11a ~ 22.13d

?

Gloucester Yard Jn

06/36

?

 

22/05

?

Standish Jn

06/41

?

 

22/00

?

Charfield

06/51

?

 

21/51

?

Westerleigh Jn

06/59

?

 

21/44

?

Bristol Parkway

07.05a ~ 07.07d

?

 

21.36a ~ 21.38d

?

Stapleton Road

07/12

?

 

21/31

?

North Somerset Jn

07/18

?

 

21/29

?

Bath Spa

07.28a ~ 07.33d

?

 

21.09a ~ 21.14d

?

Bathampton Jn

07/37

?

 

21/03

?

Chippenham

07.47a ~ 07.49d

?

 

20.50a ~ 20.52d

?

Wootton Bassett Jn

07/59

?

 

20/40

?

Swindon

08.05a ~ 08.07d

?

 

20.31a ~ 20.33d

?

Challow

08/19

?

 

20/20

?

Didcot Parkway

08.27a ~ 08.29d

?

 

20.07a ~ 20.09d

?

Reading West

08/41

?

 

?

?

Reading

08.45a ~ 08.47d

?

 

19.50a ~ 19.52d

?

Twyford

08/55

?

 

19/45

?

Maidenhead

08/59

?

 

19/40

?

Slough

09/03

?

 

19/36

?

Southall

09/13

?

 

19/29

?

Ealing Broadway

09.19a ~ 09.21d

? ~ 09.26

 

19.22a ~ 19.24d

19.26 ~ ?

Acton Main Line

09/23

09/30

 

19*13 ~ 19*19

19/23

Acton Wells Jn

09/28

09/36

 

19/10

19/15

 

Location

Booked

Actual

Acton Canal Wharf Jn

09/30

?

Dudding Hill Jn

09/35

09/47

Cricklewood Curve Jn

09/40

09/49

West Hampstead North Jn

09/43

09/52

Carlton Road Jn

09/47

?

Junction Road Jn

09/50

09/56

Upper Holloway

09/51

09/58

South Tottenham

10/00

10/05

Tottenham South Jn

10/03

10/07

Copper Mill Jn

10/04

?

Temple Mills East Jn

10/11

10/13

Channelsea North Jn

10/14

?

Stratford

10c16 ~ 10c18 [P10]

10/18

Gidea Park

10/29

10/29

Shenfield

10/37

10/37/15

Chelmsford

10/49

10/48/35

Witham

11/01

10/59/47

Marks Tey

11/11

?

Colchester Down Goods Loop

?

?

Colchester

11/25 [P1]

11.21 ~ 11.26

Manningtree

11/32

?

Ipswich

11L45 ~ 12L08

11.50 ~ 12.08 [P2]

Westerfield

12t15 ~ 12t17

12/15

Woodbridge

12t27 ~ 12t28

12.24 ~ 12.28

Saxmundham

12t45 ~ 12t46

12.48 ~ 12.49

Saxmundham Jn GF

12t49 ~ 12t50

12.50 ~ 12.58

Leiston (BR Limit)

13.28 ~ 13.40

13.27 ~ 13.41

Saxmundham Jn GF

14t23 ~ 14t24

14.11 ~ 14.14

Saxmundham

14t27 ~ 14t29

14.20 ~ 14.27

Woodbridge

14t45 ~ 14t46

14/46

Westerfield

14t57 ~ 14t58

14.58 ~ 14.58

Ipswich

15L05 ~ 15L25

15.05 ~ 15.26 [P2]

Stowmarket

15/37

15/37

Haughley Jn

15/38

15/40

Bury St Edmunds

15/53

15/57

Chippenham Jn

16/08

16/11

Dullingham

16/17

?

Coldham Lane Jn

16/31

16/29

Cambridge

16L34 ~ 16L50

16.32 ~ 16.51

Shepreth Branch Jn

16/57

?

Audley End

17/10

?

Elsenham

17/17

17/13

Stansted North Jn

17/19

17/17

Stansted Airport

17.25 ~ 17.40

17.23 ~ 17.42 [P1]

Standted Mountfitchet

17/45

?

Bishops Stortford

17L49 ~ 17L55

17.52 ~ 17.59

Harlow Town

18/03

?

Broxbourne

18/10

18/12

Cheshunt

18/12

?

Brimsdown

18/15

?

Copper Mill Jn

18/21

?

Temple Mills East Jn

18/28

18/27

Stratford signal S156

18c29 ~ 18c31

18.28 ~ 18.29

Lea Jn

18/33

18/36

Dalston Jn

18/42 [No. 1]

18/44

Camden Road

18/52

18/55/00

Camden Jn

18/56

19/00

Willesden West London Jn

19/04

19/10

Willesden South West Sidings

19/06

?

Timings continue in first table.

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