11th December 1993

Pathfinder Tours
The Cumbrian Mountain Express VI

Locos Used 47820 & steam: 71000 'Duke of Gloucester'
HST Used ?

Route :

Traction Route
47820 Swansea - Bridgend - Cardiff - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Crewe - Warrington - Wigan - Lancaster - Penrith - Carlisle
71000 Carlisle - Appleby - Ribblehead - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farringdon Jn
47833 Farrigdon Jn - Wigan - Warrington - Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
Connecting HST Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Swansea

Notes :
(1) A service train was used by passengers returning from Cardiff to Swansea.


71000 during the break at Appleby (photo: Duncan Jennings)

Source : Duncan Jennings (joined/left at Hereford)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Duncan Jennings)

Note: Timings marked * are for the connecting HST service train used by passengers returning from Cardiff to Swansea.

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
0.00 Swansea 05.43d 22.48a*
0.44 Swansea Loop East 05/45 22/46*
7.67 Neath 05.54a ~ 05.56d 22.37a* ~ 22.38d*
14.28 Port Talbot Parkway 06.04a ~ 06.06d 22.30a* ~ 22.31d*
26.42 Bridgend 06.21a ~ 06.23d 22.19a* ~ 22.20d*
35.70 Pontyclun 06/33 22/12*
46.57 Cardiff Central 06.43a ~ 06.45d 21.45a ~ 22.01d*
53.27 Marshfield 06/52 21/38
58.37 Newport 06.58a ~ 07.00d 21.30a ~ 21.32d
59.24 Maindee North Jct 07/03 21/28
65.44 Cwmbran 07/10 21/22
68.38 Pontypool 07.15a ~ 07.17d 21.16a ~ 21.18d
77.62 Abergavenny 07.26a ~ 07.28d 21.04a ~ 21.06d
89.53 Pontrilas 07/41 20/52
95.30 Tram Inn 07/46 20/47
101.73 Hereford 07.53a ~ 07.55d 20.37a ~ 20.39d
103.40 Shelwick Jct 07/58 20/34
114.40 Leominster 08/08 20/25
120.74 Wooferton 08/15 20/20
125.34 Ludlow 08.19a ~ 08.21d 20.14a ~ 20.16d
132.79 Craven Arms 08/29 20/07
140.22 Church Stretton 08.36a ~ 08.38d 19.58a ~ 20.00d
152.08 Sutton Bridge Jct 08/50 19/41
152.72 Shrewsbury 08.53a ~ 08.55d 19.36a ~ 19.38d
155.00 Harlescott Crossing 08/59 19/33
163.52 Wem 09/05 19/25
171.74 Whitchurch 09/12 19/18
181.10 Nantwich 09/27 19/07
185.49 Crewe 09.36a ~ 09.52d 18.58a ~ 19.01d
193.10 Winsford 10/02 18/49
202.69 Weaver Jct 10/07 18/43
207.73 Acton Grange Jct 10/11 18/33
209.60 Warrington Bank Quay 10/13 18/30
213.16 Winwick Jct 10/19 18/27
220.11 Springs Branch Jct 10/25 18/20
221.40 Wigan North Western 10.27a ~ 10.29d 18.15a ~ 18.17d
229.11 Balshaw Lane Jct 10/39 18/08
231.14 Euxton Jct 10/43 18/06

 

M.C Location Booked
231.14 Euxton Jct 10/43
236.50 Preston 10/48
257.48 Lancaster 11/03
263.56 Carnforth North Jct 11/08
276.56 Oxenholme 11/17
289.25 Tebay 11/29
308.68 Penrith 11/44
326.57
0.00
Carlisle 12L03a ~ 13L00d
0.72 Petteril Bridge Jct 13/03
9.68 Armathwaite 13/16
15.34 Alzonby & Kirkoswald 13/23
19.61 Langwathby 13/29
30.62 Appleby 13w50a ~ 15w25
41.44 Kirkby Stephen 15/42
51.29 Garsdale 15w52a ~ 16w02d
58.59 Blea Moor 16/12
73.44 Settle Jct 16/28
76.69 Hellifield 16/32
90.17 Clitheroe 16/49
100.48 Daisyfield Jct 17/09
101.15 Blackburn 17/13
109.25 Bamber Bridge 17/27
111.12
0.00
Farringdon Junction 17L31a ~ 18L01d
2.56 Euxton Jct 18/06

Timings continue in first table.

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