1st September 1991

Pathfinder Tours
The Bolsover Balladeer

Locos Used 20148, 20185, 37896, 37899 & 47581

Route : 1Z38 (throughout?)

Loco(s) Route
47581 02.35 Worcester Shrub Hill - Bristol Temple Meads
37896 + 37899 Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway - Acton - Hendon (freight) - Trent High Level - Tapton Jn - Tinsley Yard - Swinton - Doncaster Decoy South - Firbeck West Jn
20148 + 20185 (1) Firbeck West Jn - Haworth Colliery
37896 + 37899 (2) Haworth Colliery - Worksop
20148 + 20185 (2) Worksop - Elmton and Creswell Jn
37896 + 37899 (2) Elmton and Creswell Jn - Seymour Jn
20148 + 20185 (2) Seymour Jn - Bolsover Colliery
37896 + 37899 (2) Bolsover Colliery - Seymour Jn
37896 + 37899 Seymour Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Toton Jn - Trent East -South Jns - Leicester - Nuneaton Flyover - Water Orton (3)
37899 (3) Water Orton - Landor St Jn - Kings Norton - Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Bristol Parkway - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 37896 + 37899 on rear.
(2) 20148 + 20185 on rear.
(3) Steve Bates comments : On the return 37896 shut down in the Water Orton area, but was left on the train with the Driver being happy to go with just 37899 working through to Temple Meads

Sources : Steve Cassidy (joined at Bristol Parkway, left at Bristol Temple Meads)
Steve Bates & Glenn Ford

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