2nd January 1993

Pathfinder Tours
The Crompton Constructor II

Locos Used 33021, 33050. 47625 & 56007
Stock Used 4999+5027+4925+4998+17151+17167+4977+4869+4916

Route : 1Z36 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47625 Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Wilmslow - Crewe - 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 - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - (via direct line) - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Standish Jn - Stroud - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading
33050 + 33021 Reading - Wokingham - Ascot - Virginia Water - Staines - Twickenham - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Nunhead - Lewisham - Hither Green - Hither Green Yard
56007 (1) Hither Green Yard - Le Spur Jn - Sidcup - Crayford Spur 'B' Jn - Crayford Spur 'A' Jn - Woolwich Arsenal - Charlton - Angerstein Jn - Angerstein Wharf
33050 + 33021 (2) Angerstein Wharf - Woolwich Arsenal - Eltham - Blackheath - Lewisham - (via reversible line avoiding St Johns station) - New Cross - London Bridge
56007 (1) London Bridge - Peckham Rye - Tulse Hill - Crystal Palace - Norwood Junction - East Croydon - Stoats Nest Jn - (via Quarry Line) - Gatwick Airport - Haywards Heath
33050 + 33021 (2) Haywards Heath - Ardingly
56007 (1) Ardingly - Haywards Heath
33050 + 33021 Haywards Heath - Three Bridges - Gatwick Airport - Redhill - Stoats Nest Jn - East Croydon - Selhurst - Balham - Clapham Junction - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - (via GWML) - Reading
47625 Reading - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 33021 + 33050 on rear.
(2) 56007 on rear.

Source : Alan Sheppard (joined & left train at Stafford)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Janet Cottrell)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Manchester Piccadilly 05.44d ?   23.54a ? 215.15
5.70 Stockport 05.53a ~ 05.55d ?   23.43a ~ 23.45d ? 209.25
12.06 Wilmslow 06/03 ?   23/35 ? 203.09
26.21 Sandbach 06/18 ?   23/22 ? 188.74
30.71 Crewe 06.28a ~ 06.30d ?   23.12a ~ 23.14d ? 184.24
38.77 Madeley Jn 06/40 ?   22/56 ? 175.65
49.79 Norton Bridge 06/50 ?   22/45 ? 165.16
55.28 Stafford 06.53a ~ 06.55d 06.53 ~ 07.03   22.33a ~ 22.35d 22.24 ~ 22.27 159.67
69.05 Bushbury Jn 07/11 ?   22/17 ? 146.10
70.59 Wolverhampton 07.18a ~ 07.20d 07.20 ~ 07.22   22.12a ~ 22.14d ? 144.36
72.43 Portobello Jn 07/24 ?   22/06 ? 142.52
76.60 Bescot Stadium 07/28 07/37   21/59 ? 138.35
81.17 Perry Barr North Jn 07/37 07/44   21/54 ? 133.78
83.39 Aston 07/43 07/53   21/51 ? 131.56
86.15 Birmingham New Street 07.51a ~ 07.54d 08.02 ~ 08.03   21.39a ~ 21.42d 21.41 ~ 21.44 129.00
89.46 Selly Oak 08/04 08/10   21/29 21/35 125.49
91.60 Kings Norton 08/09 ?   21/24 21/31 123.35
96.68 Barnt Green 08/14 ?   21/14 ? 118.27
? Bromsgrove ? ?   21/09 21/23 114.64
102.44 Stoke Works Jn 08/19 ?   21/05 ? 112.51
113.61 Abbotswood Jn 08/28 ?   20/55 ? 101.34
131.59 Cheltenham Spa 08.41a ~ 08.43d 08.43 ~ 08.46   20.38a ~ 20.40d 20.59 ~ 21.00 83.36
138.09 Gloucester Yard Jn 08*50a ~ 09*01d ?   20/30 ? 77.06
144.19 Standish Jn 09/07 ?   20/23 ? 70.76
149.00 Stroud 09.14a ~ 09.16d 09.19 ~ 09.20   20.15a ~ 20.17d 20.36 ~ 20.38 66.15
160.14 Kemble 09/32 ?   20/02 20.19a ~ 20.20d 55.01
173.70 Swindon 09.43a ~ 09.45d 09.52 ~ 09.53   19.47a ~ 19.49d 20.04 ~ 20.05 41.25
187.33 Challow 09/57 ?   19/36 ? 27.62
? Foxhall Jn ? ?   19*15a ~ 19*26d 19/40 17.57
198.03 Didcot Parkway 10.05a ~ 10.07d 10.20 ~ 10.23   19.09a ~ 19.11d 19.35 ~ 19.37 17.12
215.15
0.00
Reading 10L28a ~ 10L39d 10.36 ~ 10.54   18L35a ~ 18L50d 18.35 ~ 19.17 0.00
74.21

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.77 Reading Spur Jn 10/42 ?
6.65 Wokingham 10/49 11/05
14.37 Ascot 10/59 11/15
20.21 Virginia Water 11/05 11/22
24.34 Staines 11/10 11/29
30.01 Feltham Jn 11/19 11/37
32.14 Twickenham 11/21 11/40
36.29 Barnes 11/28 11/49
39.42 Clapham Junction 11c32a ~ 11c34d 11.53 ~ 11.55
40.50 Longhedge Jn 11/38 11/58
41.09 Factory Jn 11/47 12/00
43.18 Cambria Jn 11/51 12/04
45.25 Nunhead 11/54 12/07
47.11 Lewisham 11/58 12/14
48.30 Hither Green 12/02 12.17a ~ 12.18d
49.18
0.00
Hither Green Freight Sidings 12L08a ~ 12L23d 12.25 ~ 12.37
0.40 Lee Spur Jn 12/29 12/38
5.19 Sidcup 12/38 12/45
9.01 Crayford Spur 'A' Jn 12/46 12.54a ~ 12.56d
9.57 Crayford Creek Jn 12/49 12/57
16.11 Woolwich Arsenal 12/59 13/06
17.79 Charlton 13/04 13/10
? Angerstein Jn 13/07 13t13a ~ 13t17d
19.01
0.00
Angerstein Wharf 13.16a ~ 13.22d 13.22 ~ 13.27
? Angerstein Jn 13/30 13t30a ~ 13t32d
2.70 Woolwich Arsenal 13/36 13/38
7.56 Erith Loop 13/47 ?
15.14 Eltham 13/58 14/01
17.30 Blackheath 14/03 14/05
18.21 Lewisham 14/05 14/07
19.37 New Cross 14/10 14/10
22.35
0.00
London Bridge 14.17a ~ 14.35d 14.18 ~ 14.40
1.49 South Bermondsey Jn 14/38 14/43
3.36 Peckham Rye 14/44 14/48
6.07 Tulse Hill 14/56 14/56
8.39 Crystal Palace 15/04 15/04
9.78 Norwood Junction 15/08 15/08
11.51 East Croydon 15/11 15/12
15.43 Stoats Nest Jn 15/15 15/19
22.73 Earlswood 15/22 15/26
27.70 Gatwick Airport 15/27 15/32
39.02
0.00
Haywards Heath 15.39a ~ 15.44d 15.42 ~ 15.46
2.13
0.00
Ardingly 15.54a ~ 16.05d 15.56 ~ 16.01
2.13
0.00
Haywards Heath 16.15a ~ 16.25d 16.09 ~ 16.28
5.38 Three Bridges 16/35 16/37
11.12 Gatwick Airport 16/40 16/42
16.09 Earlswood 16/50 16/52
16.78 Redhill 16/53 16/55
23.34 Stoats Nest Jn 17/04 17/07
27.26 East Croydon 17/11 17/11
28.35 Selhurst 17/15 17/17
31.18 Streatham Common 17/20 17/22
33.14 Balham 17/22 17/25
35.09 Clapham Junction 17c24a ~ 17c25d 17.30
35.55 Latchmere Jn 17/29 17/32
38.38 Kensington Olympia 17/34 17/36
40.63 Mitre Bridge Jn 17/39 17/40
41.72 Acton Wells Jn 17/45 17/45
43.79 Ealing Broadway 17c49a ~ 17c51d 17.52 ~ 17.54
47.29 Southall 17/56 17/58
56.59 Slough 18*06a ~ 18*10d 18/08
62.42 Maidenhead 18/18 18/21
69.24 Twyford 18/25 18/26

Timings continue in first table.

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