13th February 1993

Pathfinder Tours
The Trent-Wreake

Locos Used 47819 & 56128
Stock Used 5732+5008+5041+4925+4842+17159+4999+5027+4956+4949

Route : 1Z37 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47819 Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Chippenham - Bath Spa - Dr. Days Jn - Bristol Parkway - Cheltenham - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Bromsgrove - Kings Norton - Camp Hill - Bordesley Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Lifford West Jn - Lifford East Jn - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn - Tamworth High Level - Burton on Trent - Derby
56128 (2) Derby - Spondon - Trent Jn - Lenton South Jn - Nottingham - Netherfield Jn - Rectory Jn - Cotgrave Colliery
47819 (1) Cotgrave Colliery - Rectory Jn - Netherfield - Netherfield Jn Crossover
56128 (2) Netherfield Jn Crossover - Netherfield - Gedling
47819 (1) Gedling - Netherfield - Nottingham - Mansfield Jn - Lenton North Jn - Radford Jn - Bestwood Park Jn - Calverton Colliery
56128 (2) Calverton Colliery - Bestwood Park Jn - Radford Jn - Lenton North Jn - Lenton South Jn - Trent Jn - Loughborough - Syston North Jn - Syston East Jn - Melton Mowbray
47819 (1) Melton Mowbray - Asfordby Jn - Edwalton (End of Section)
56128 (2) Edwalton (End of Section) - Asfordby Jn - Melton Mowbray
47819 Melton Mowbray - Syston East Jn - Syston North Jn - Loughborough - Trent Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Stenson Jn - Burton on Trent - Tamworth High Level - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Bristol Parkway - Dr Days Jn - Bath Spa - Chippenham - Swindon - Didcot Parkway Reading

Notes:
Due to a failed MGR train is was necessary to re-route the train through the day. Above is the actual route, the booked route can be determined from the booked timings below. Asfordby Mine was omitted altogether.

(1) 56128 on rear.
(2) 47819 on rear.

Sources : Janet Cottrell (joined/ left the train at Birmingham New Street)
& Alan Sheppard (joined at Derby, left at Loughborough)

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

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Reading 06.15d ?   22.38a ? 248.08
? Moreton Cutting ? ?   22/20 ? 232.57
17.12 Didcot Parkway 06.31a ~ 06.33d ?   22.14a ~ 22.16d ? 230.76
17.57 Foxhall Jn 06/35 ?   ? ? ?
27.68 Challow 06/43 ?   22/08 ? 220.20
41.25 Swindon 06.56a ~ 06.58d ?   21.50a ~ 21.52d ? 206.63
47.09 Wotton Bassett Jn 07/04 ?   21/40 ? 200.79
57.78 Chippenham 07.13a ~ 07.15d ?   21.25a ~ 21.27d ? 190.10
68.57 Bathampton Jn 07/24 ?   21/15 ? 179.31
70.73 Bath Spa 07.28a ~ 07.30d ?   21.09a ~ 21.11d ? 177.15
81.52 North Somerset Jn 07/41 ?   20/58 ? 166.36
81.75 Dr Days Jn 07/43 ?   20/56 ? 166.13
82.72 Stapleton Road 07/44 ?   ? ? ?
85.72 Filton Jn 07/47 ?   20/51 ? 162.16
87.11 Bristol Parkway 07.49a ~ 07.51d ?   20.46a ~ 20.48d ? 160.77
91.61 Westerleigh Jn 07/57 ?   20/40 ? 156.27
99.74 Charfield 08/04 ?   20/33 ? 148.14
113.19 Standish Jn 08/13 ?   20/24 ? 134.69
119.29 Gloucester Yard Jn 08/19 ?   20/19 ? 128.59
120.15 Barnwood Jn 08/22 ?   20/18 ? 127.72
125.58 Cheltenham Spa 08.27a ~ 08.29d ?   20.09a ~ 20.11d ? 122.29
143.56 Abbotswood Jn 08/43 ?   19/56 ? 104.31
147.43 Worcester Shrub Hill 08.51a ~ 09.01d ?   19.48a ~ 19.49d ? 100.44
148.10 Tunnel Jn 09/02 ?   19/47 ? 99.71
153.22 Droitwich Spa 09/12 ?   19/40 ? 94.65
157.37 Stoke Works Jn 09/18 ?   19/54 ? 90.50
159.50 Bromsgrove 09/20 ?   19/33 ? 88.37
162.23 Blackwell 09/22 ?   19/32 ? 85.64
163.13 Barnt Green 09/26 ?   19/30 ? 84.74
168.21 Kings Norton 09/32 ?   19/25 ? 79.66
- Selly Oak   19/22 ? 77.52
? Camp Hill 09/37 ?  
173.36 Bordesley Jn 09/38 ?  
173.62 St Andrews Jn 09/39 ?  
174.59 Proof House Jn 09/44 ?  
175.33 Birmingham New Street 09.47a ~ 09.49d ??.?? ~ 09.49   19.11a ~ 19.14d 19.41 ~ ??.?? 74.21
- Proof House Jn   19/08 19/38 73.33
178.64 Selly Oak 09/57 09/57  
180.34 Lifford West Jn 10/00 (10/01)  
? Camp Hill 10/05 ?  
185.26 Bordesley Jn 10/06 10/10  
185.52 St Andrews Jn 10/07 10/11  
186.10 Landor Street Jn 10/08 10/12   19/06 19/37 72.56
192.16 Water Orton 10/14 10/19   18/57 19/30 66.50
196.11 Kingsbury Jn 10/17 10/22   18/51 19/26 62.55
201.72 Tamworth HL 10/23 ?   18/45 19/21 56.74
209.20 Wichnor Jn 10/29 10/32   18/39 19/17 49.46
214.63 Burton-on-Trent 10.33a ~ 10.34d ?   18.30a ~ 18.32d 19.07 ~ 19.09 44.03
221.00 Stenson Jn 10/39 ?   18/24 19/00 37.66

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
225.64
0.00
Derby 10L46a ~ 10L56d 10.50 ~ 11.09
2.50 Spondon 11/01 ?
8.59 Sheet Stores Jn 11/07 11/20
9.21 Trent Jn 11/08 11/22
Train diverted from booked route from here
15.32 Lenton South Jn 11/18 ^ 15/26
15.59 Lenton North Jn 11/19 ^ 15/25
16.58 Radford Jn 11/20 ^ 15/16
21.09 Bestwood Park Jn 11/42 ^ 15.00a ~ 15.05d
27.03
0.00
Calverton Colliery
(end of line)
12.07a ~ 12.12d ^ 14.26 ~ 14.27
6.54 Bestwood Park Jn 12/37 ^ 13.39a ~ 13.51d
11.05 Radford Jn 12/57 ^ 13/20
? Lenton North Jn - ^ 13/19
back on booked route but now out of sequence
12.38 Mansfield Jn 13/03 ?
13.21 Nottingham (Down middle) 13/05 11/30
15.72 Netherfield Jn 13/11 11/35
17.50 Rectory Jn 13/16 11.39a ~ 11.44d
19.33
0.00
Cotgrave Colliery (bunker) 13.26a ~ 13.31d 11.58 ~ 11.59
1.63 Rectory Jn 13/41 12/11
3.14
0.00
Netherfield Crossover 13.46a ~ 13.51d 12.20 ~ 12.30
1.78
0.00
Gedling 14.03a ~ 14.08d 12.46 ~ 12.47
1.78 Netherfield Jn SB 14/20 13/07
2.25 Netherfield Jn (Carlton) 14/26 ?
4.76 Nottingham (P6 UGL) 14c33a ~ 14c35d 13/15
5.59 Mansfield Jn 14/37 13/17
see above for actual routing/times to Calverton
11.56 Trent 14/42 ?
? Trent Jn 14/43 15/40
19.77 Loughborough 14/49 15/51
27.18 Syston North Jn 15/04 16/10
27.35 Syston East Jn 15/06 16/11
? Melton Jn ? 16.25a
37.17
0.00
Melton Mowbray 15.20a ~ 15.25d DIV
? Melton Jn ? 16.27d
2.33
0.00
Asfordby Mine 15.45a ~ 15.50d DIV
0.77
0.00
Asfordby Jn 16.00a ~ 16.05d ?
12.72
0.00
Edwalton (end of section) 16.40a ~ 16.45d 17.14 ~ 17.18
14.28
0.00
Melton Mowbray 17L25a ~ 17L35d 17.58 ~ 18.04
9.62 Syston East Jn 17/47 18/16
9.79 Syston North Jn 17/48 18/17
17.20 Loughborough 17.54a ~ 17.55d 18.28 ~ 18.30
24.70 Trent Jn 18/01 ?
25.32 Sheet Stores Jn 18/02 18/40

Timings continue in the first table.

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