10th July 1994

Pathfinder Tours
The Donny Deviator

Locos Used 31271, 31276, 37694, 37698, 56068, 56077, 56135, 58034 & 60002
Stock Used 4949+4956+5042+5027+17151+17167+4939+5037+4925+4993

Route :
1Z42 : Derby to Doncaster
1F50 : Doncaster (via Silverwood Headshunt) to Doncaster
1F51 : Doncaster (via Drax Loop) to Doncaster
1F52 : Doncaster  (via Milford & Selby Canal) to Doncaster
1Z42 : Doncaster to Derby

Loco(s) Route
58034 Derby -Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Beighton Jn - Sheffield
58034 Sheffield - Swinton - Doncaster
37694 + 37698 (1) Doncaster - Mexborough - Silverwood Colliery Headshunt
56077 (2) Silverwood Colliery Headshunt - Mexborough - Doncaster
56135 + 56068 (3) Doncaster - Shaftholme Jn - Knottingley South Jn - Knottingley East Jn - Drax Loop - Knottingley East Jn - Knottingley South Jn - Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster
60002 Doncaster - South Kirby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Normanton - Castleford - Milford Jn  - Selby Canal Jn - Temple Hirst Jn - Doncaster
31271 + 31276 Doncaster - Swinton - Sheffield  - Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Derby

Notes :
(1) 56077 on rear.
(2) 37694 + 37698 on rear.
(3) This leg was shown in the STN as to be hauled by a class 59/2.


60002 at Doncaster (photo: Simon Cresswell)

 Sources : Andrew Wilson (on the train throughout), Paul Griffin, Gordon Lacy, Kevin Driscoll & David Jones

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

Location Booked Actual
Derby 09.05d 09.07
Ambergate Jn 09/16 ?
Clay Cross South Jn 09/30 ?
Chesterfield 09.34a ~ 09.38d 09.32 ~ 09.38
Tapton Jn 09/43 ?
Beighton Jn 10/04 09/51
Woodhouse Jn 10/14 09/54
Woodburn Jn 10/20 ?
Nunnery Main Line Jn 10/24 10/02
Sheffield 10.26a ~ 10.46d 10.12 ~ 10.46
Nunnery Main Line Jn 10/48 ?
Wincobank Jn 10/51 ?
Holmes Jn 10/53 ?
Aldwarke Jn 10/57 ?
Swinton 11/00 10/59
Mexborough 11/02 11/00
Hexthorpe Jn 11/07 ?
Doncaster 11.15a ~ 11.42d 11.16 ~ 11.44
Hexthorpe Jn 11/47 11/48
Mexborough 11/54 11/55
Thrybergh Jn 12/01 12/03
Silverwood Colliery 12.26a ~ 12.34d 12.20 ~ 12.32
Thrybergh Jn 12/59 12/46
Mexborough 13/06 12/52
Hexthorpe Jn 13/13 12/58
Doncaster 13.20a ~ 13.48d 13.03 ~ 14.19
Shaftholme Jn 13/57 14/25
Knottingley South Jn 14/09 14/39
Knottingley East Jn 14/11 14/40
Whitley Bridge 14/17 14/50
Drax CEGB Loop Jn 14/34 15/02
Drax PS Bunker ? (15/19)
Drax CEGB Loop Jn 14/49 15/27
Whitley Bridge 15/06 15/34
Knottingley East Jn 15/14 15/52
Knottingley South Jn 15/16 15/54
Shaftholme Jn 15/28 16/07
Doncaster 15.36a ~ 16.05d 16.21 ~ 16.35
Adwick Jn 16/12 ?
South Kirkby Jn 16/19 ?
Hare Park Jn 16/26 16/55
Crofton West Jn 16/29 16/57
Calder Bridge Jn 16/33 17/00
Turners Lane Jn 16/37 17/02
Normanton 16/41 17/06
Altofts Jn 16/42 ?
Castleford 16/45 17/14
Milford Jn 16/52 17/23
Gascoigne Wood Jn 16/56 17/28
Selby Canal Jn 17/04 17/38
Temple Hirst Jn 17/16 17/44
Shaftholme Jn 17/28 17/53
Doncaster 17.35a ~ 18.00d 18.00 ~ 18.14
Hexthorpe Jn 18/03 18/19
Mexborough 18/09 18/26
Swinton 18/11 18/29
Aldwarke Jn 18/13 18/32
Holmes Jn 18/19 ?
Wincobank Jn 18/21 ?
Nunnery Main Line Jn 18/24 ?
Sheffield 18/27 18/50
Dore Station Jn 18/34 ?
Chesterfield 18.45a ~ 18.49d 19.07 ~ 19.08
Clay Cross South Jn 18/56 ?
Ambergate Jn 19/04 ?
Derby 19.15a 19.35


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