6th November 1993

Pathfinder Tours
The Itchen-Piddle

Locos Used 37377 & 37405 'Strathclyde Region'

Route : 1Z38 throughout

Loco Route
37405 Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Wilmslow - Crewe - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - King's Norton - Stoke Works Jn - (via Spetchley) - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Swindon - Didcot - Reading West Jn - Basingstoke - Eastleigh
37405 (1) Eastleigh - Southampton - Fawley
37377 (2) Fawley - Totton Down Yard
37405 (1) Totton Down Yard - Poole - Hamworthy Quay
37377 (2) Hamworthy Quay - Poole
37405 Poole - Weymouth Quay
37405 Weymouth Quay - Yeovil Pen Mill - Castle Cary - Westbury - Bath - North Somerset Jn - Dr Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - (reverse of outward route) - King's Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Bar West Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 37377 on rear.
(2) 37405 on rear.

Sources : Paul Griffin (joined/left the train at Birmingham New Street)
& John Cassey (joined/left the train at Cheltenham Spa)

Photo Review


37405 at Hamworthy Quay (photo: John Cassey)


37377 at Eastleigh (photo: John Cassey)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Vickers & John Cassey)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Manchester Piccadilly 05.30d ?   22.40a ? 255.16
2.25 Slade Green Jn 05/34 ?   22/36 ? 252.71
5.15 Heaton Norris Jn 05/37 ?   22/33 ? 250.01
5.70 Stockport 05.38a ~ 05.40d ?   22.29a ~ 22.31d ? 249.26
8.11 Cheadle Hulme 05/44 ?   22/24 ? 246.79
12.06 Wilmslow 05/47 ?   22/21 ? 243.04
26.21 Sandbach 05/58 ?   22/09 ? 238.69
30.71 Crewe 06.08a ~ 06.10d ?   21.57a ~ 21.59d ? 234.19
38.77 Madeley Jn 06/20 ?   21/46 ? 226.13
49.79 Norton Bridge 06/28 ?   21/38 ? 215.11
55.28 Stafford 06.35a ~ 06.37d ?   21.24a ~ 21.31d ? 209.62
69.05 Bushbury Jn 06/52 ?   ? ? ?
71.53 Portobello Jn 06/55 ?  
75.70 Bescot Stadium 06/59 ?  
80.27 Perry Barr North Jn 07/03 ?  
- Wolverhampton   21/09 ? 194.31
- Sandwell & Dudley   20/54 ? 186.75
- Galton Jn   20/52 ? 185.26
- Soho North Jn   20/48 ? 184.00
- Perry Barr West Jn   20/43 ? 181.59
83.18 Soho South Jn 07/12 ?  
- Aston   20/41 ? 179.54
- Proof House Jn   20/38 ? 177.54
85.19 Birmingham New Street 07.18a ~ 07.21d ?   20.34a ~ 20.36d ? 176.78
- Selly Oak   20/27 ? 173.47
85.73 Proof House Jn 07/23 ?  
87.16 Bordesley Jn 07/27 ?  
92.31 Kings Norton 07/33 ?   20/24 ? 171.33
97.39 Barnt Green 07/39 ?   20/18 ? 166.25
101.02 Bromsgrove 07/43 ?   20/12 ? 162.62
103.15 Stoke Works Jn 07/44 ?   20/10 ? 160.49
114.12 Abbotswood Jn 07/52 ?   19/59 ? 149.32
125.19 Ashchurch 08/02 ?   19/51 ? 138.45
132.30 Cheltenham Spa 08.10a ~ 08.12d ??.?? ~ 08.28   19.42a ~ 19.44d 19.45 ~ 19.47 131.34
137.73 Barnwood Jn 08/19 08/35   19*30 ~ 19*33 19/33 125.71
138.60 Gloucester Yard Jn 08/20 08/36   19/28 19/32 125.04
144.70 Standish Jn 08/27 08/41   19/20 19/26 118.74

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
149.51 Stroud 08/32 08/46
160.65 Kemble 08*45 ~ 08*59 09/01
173.44 Swindon Loco Yard 09/14 09/11
174.41 Swindon 09.16a ~ 09.18d 09.13 ~ 09.18
185.25 Uffington 09/28 09/29
198.54 Didcot Parkway 09c39 ~ 09c45 09.41 ~ 09.46
214.68 Reading West Jn 10/01 10/08
215.29 Oxford Road Jn 10/06 10/17
216.54 Southcote Jn 10/10 10/19
230.31 Basingstoke 10/23 10/37
232.71 Worting Jn 10/26 10/40
249.09 Winchester 10/38 10/55
252.20 Shawford Jn 10/40 10/57
256.05 Eastleigh 10.45a ~ 10.56d 11.02 ~ 11.16
259.00 St Denys 11/03 11/22
260.65 Northam Jn 11/06 11/24
261.69 Southampton 11c08 ~ 11c10 11.26 ~ 11.27
264.40 Redbridge 11/14 11/32
265.13 Totton 11/16 11/34
268.58 Marchwood 11/24 11/42
274.12
0.00
Fawley 11.34 ~ 11.40 11.56 ~ 12.00
5.34 Marchwood 11p51a ~ 12p06d 12.13 ~ 12.32
8.79
0.00
Totton Down Yard 12.25 ~ 12.31 12.45 ~ 12.48
10.23 Brockenhurst 12*48 ~ 13*05 13/01
25.39 Bournemouth 13/20 13/22
28.08 Branksome 13/24 13/27
31.19 Poole 13/28 13/32
33.34 Hamworthy 13/33 13/38
35.62
0.00
Hamworthy Quay 13.41a ~ 13.47d 13.55 ~ 13.58
2.28 Hamworthy 14/08 14/31
4.43
0.00
Poole 14.14a ~ 14.26d 14.47 ~ 14.52
2.15 Hamworthy 14/32 14/57
7.08 Wareham 14/40 15/01
16.42 Moreton 14/53 15/16
22.08 Dorchester South 15/00 15/24
22.33 Dorchester Jn 15/01 15/25
28.53 Weymouth Jn 15*09 ~ 15*14 15.33 ~ 15.34
30.04
0.00
Weymouth Quay 15.44a ~ 16.05d 16.06 ~ 16.29
1.31 Weymouth Jn 16*35 ~ 16*40 16.55 ~ 16.57
7.51 Dorchester Jn 16/52 17/09
8.02 Dorchester West 16/53 17/10
15.53 Maiden Newton 17*03 ~ 17*05 17.20 ~ 17.22
28.43 Yeovil Pen Mill 17*22 ~ 17*24 17.39 ~ 17.40
40.19 Castle Cary 17*38 ~ 17*39 17/55
53.08 Blatchbridge Jn 17/51 18/08
55.10 Clink Road Jn 17/53 18/10
58.32 Fairwood Jn 17/56 18/13
59.66 Westbury 17*59 ~ 18*05 18/15
65.10 Bradford Jn 18/15 18/21
74.32 Bathampton Jn 18/27 18/33
76.48 Bath Spa 18/30 18/35
87.27 North Somerset Jn 18/43 18/48
87.50 Dr Days Jn 18/45 18/50
88.01 Lawrence Hill 18c47a ~ 18c48d 18/51
91.47 Filton Jn 18/52 18/55
92.66 Bristol Parkway 18.54a ~ 18.56d 18.58 ~ 19.02
97.36 Westerleigh Jn 19/01 19/07
105.49 Charfield 19/09 19/15

Timings continue in first table.

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