18th February 1995

Pathfinder Tours
The Hymn 'n' Ham

Locos Used 47739 & 56039
Stock Used 5005+4986+5023+4998+13318+21266+1853+4999+4959+5007+4977

Route : 1Z27 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47739 Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway - Cheltenham Spa - Bromsgrove - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Water Orton - Tamworth - Burton-upon-Trent - Derby - Chesterfield - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield
56039 + 47739 Sheffield - Worksop - Brigg - Barnetby
47739 Barnetby - Cleethorpes
56039 (2) Cleethorpes - Marsh West Jn
47739 (3) Marsh West Jn - Grimsby Brick Pit Sidings
56039 (2) Grimsby Brick Pit Sidings - Great Coates No 1 Jn
47739 (3) Great Coates No 1 Jn. - Immingham East Jn
56039 (2) Immingham East Jn. - Immingham Dock East Transit Shed
47739 (3) East Transit Shed - Humber Road Jn
56039 (2) Humber Road Jn - Killingholme New Inn LC (1)
47739 (3) Killingholme New Inn LC (1) - Western Entrance LC
56039 (2) Western Entrance LC - Immingham Dock West Mineral Quay
47739 (3) Immingham Dock West Mineral Quay - Ulceby - Barnetby
47739 Propel to Barnetby Outer Home
56039 + 47739 Barnetby Outer Home - Scunthorpe - Hatfield & Stainforth - Bentley Jn - Hexthorpe Jn - Swinton - Masborough - Sheffield
47739 Sheffield - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Bromsgrove - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Robin Addison comments : My recollection is that the tour did not reach Killingholme New Inn L/C but terminated well short because of the overgrown state of the branch.  
(2) 47739 on rear.
(3) 56039 on rear.
(4) Train delayed on return leg by a points failure at Gloucester Yard Jn.


Roger & Dawn Elliott and friends took a short break from the tour - to go
and get married! Hi-vis in abundance! (photo : LASERman)

Sources : Jonathan Wilcox (joined/left the train at Birmingham New Street)
Additional data from Stuart Smith (joined/left the train at Cheltenham Spa)
& Alan Sheppard (joined/left the train at Barnetby)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Addison, Alan Sheppard, LASERman & Alan Vickers)

M.C
Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00
Bristol Temple Meads 05.45d  ?   22.03a  ?
167.44
0.46
Dr Days Jn 05/47  ?   22/01  ?
166.78
4.43
Filton Jn 05/52 ?   21/55 ?
163.01
5.62
Bristol Parkway 05.54a  ~  05.56d ??.?? ~ 05.58   21.51a  ~  21.53d 22.32 ~ ??.??
161.62
10.32
Westerleigh Jn 06/01  ?   21/45  ?
157.12
11.55
Yate 06/03 ?   21/41 22/24
155.10
18.45
Charfield 06/09  ?   21/36  ?
153.79
31.70
Standish Jn 06/18  ?   21/26  ?
135.54
38.00
Gloucester Yard Jn 06/23 ?   21/17 22/00
129.44
38.67
Barnwood Jn 06/27 ?   21/16  ?
128.57
44.30
Cheltenham Spa 06.33a  ~  06.36d  ??.?? ~ 06.41   21.08a  ~  21.10d 21.06 ~ 21.09
123.14
51.41
Ashchurch 06/43  ?   21/02 ?
116.03
62.28
Abbotswood Jn 06/51 ?   20/54  ?
105.16
73.45
Stoke Works Jn 06/59  ?   20/46  ?
93.79
75.58
Bromsgrove 07/01  ?   20/45 ?
91.66
79.21
Barnt Green 07/05 ?   20/41  20/39
88.23
84.29
Kings Norton 07/12 07/16   20/36  20/34
83.15
86.43
Selly Oak 07/17  ?   20/32 20/32
81.01
89.74
Birmingham New Street 07.25a  ~  07.27d 07.27 ~ 07.33   20.21a  ~  20.24d 20.17 ~ 20.23
77.50
90.62
Proof House Jn 07/29  ?   20/19  ?
76.62
91.39
Landor Street Jn 07/31  ?   20/17 ?
76.05
97.45
Water Orton 07/37 ?   20/12  ?
69.79
101.40
Kingsbury Jn 07/40  ?   20/07  ?
66.04
107.21
Tamworth High Level 07.46a  ~  07.48d 07.55 ~ 07.58   20.00a  ~  20.01d 19.52 ~ 19.53
60.23
114.49
Wichnor Jn 07/56 ?   19/52  ?
52.75
120.12
Burton on Trent 08/00  08/10   19/46  19/40
47.32
126.29
Stenson Jn 08/06  ?   19/41 ?
41.15
131.13
Derby 08.12a  ~  08.13d 08.24 ~ 08.38   19.32a  ~  19.34d 19.14 ~ 19.27
36.31
141.06
Ambergate Jn 08/28  ?   19/22  ?
26.38
151.14
Clay Cross South Jn 08/37  08/59   19/13 ?
16.30
155.24
Chesterfield 08/40 09/03   19/05 18/52
12.20
163.54
Dore Station Jn 08/47  ?   18/56  ?
3.70
167.44
0.00
Sheffield 08L55a  ~  09L15d 09.19 ~ 09.31   18L38a  ~  18L50d 18.17 ~ 19.36
0.00
52.78
0.37
Nunnery Main Line Jn 09/17 09/33   18/36  ?
52.41
  Wincobank Jn   18/26  18/11
49.66
  Holmes Jn   18/18 ?
47.75
  Aldwarke Jn   18/15  18/05
44.66
  Swinton   18/13 18/01
42.52
  Mexborough   18/11 17/59
41.23
  Hexthorpe Jn   18/04  17/53
36.18
  Bentley Jn   17/49  ?
32.74
  Kirk Sandall   17/44 17/45
30.18
  Hatfield & Stainforth   17/40  17/42
27.38
  Thorne Jn   17/38  ?
25.70
  Scunthorpe   17.13a  ~  17.15d 17.19 ~ 17.20
11.24
1.34
Woodburn Jn 09/20 09/35    
5.61
Woodhouse Jn 09/26  ?    
9.39
Kiveton Bridge 09/31  ?    
10.58
Kiveton Park 09/34 ?    
13.61
Shireoaks 09/38  ?    
15.63
Worksop 09/42  09/51    
23.37
Retford Low Level 09/51  09/59    
27.37
Clarborough Jn 09/57  ?    
28.17
Gainsborough Trent Jn 10/12  10/08    
29.47
Gainsborough Central 10/14  10/10    
37.19
Northorpe Signal Box 10/24 10.16a ~ 10.18d    
39.70
Kirton Lindsey 10/27 10/26    
41.25
Kirton Lime Sidings 10/30  10.28a ~ 10.29d    
46.06
Brigg 10.35a  ~  10.37d  10.37 ~ 10.38    
49.17
Wrawby Jn 10/49  ?   17/01 17/03
0.44
49.61
0.00
Barnetby 10.50a  ~  11.10d 10L48 ~ 11L01   16.40a  ~  17.00d 16.08 ~ 17.00
0.00
12.53

The Barnetby mileage above (12.53) is FROM Killingholme (New Inn L.C.), NOT West Mineral Quay
The following table is laid out in the order the branches were done in, (Killingholme and West Mineral Quay swapped places).

M.C. Location Booked Actual
4.57
Brocklesby 11/16 11/08
6.37
Habrough 11/18 11/11
14.44
Grimsby Town 11/35 11/36
17.61
0.00
Cleethorpes 11.40a ~ 13.10d

11L44a ~ 13L12d

3.17
Grimsby Town 13/16 13/22
4.48
0.00
Marsh West Jn 13.26 ~ 13.31 13.25 ~ 13.28
1.24
0.00
Grimsby Brick Pit Sidings 13.41 ~ 13.46 13.43 ~ 13.44
0.59
0.00
Great Coates No.1 Jn 13.56 ~ 14.01 13.57 ~ 13.59
5.25
0.00
Immingham East Jn 14.11 ~ 14.16 14.30 ~ 14.32
0.76
0.00
Immingham Dock East Transit Shed 14.26 ~ 14.41 14.41 ~ 14.44
0.76
Immingham East Jn 14/51 14/49
3.25
0.00
Humber Road Jn 15.01 ~ 15.06 14.58 ~ 14.59
3.24
0.00
Killingholme (New Inn L.C.) (1) 15.51 ~ 15.56 15.16 ~ 15.19
2.54
Western Entrance L.C. ?? / ?? 15.32 ~
3.24
0.00
Humber Road Jn 15.36 ~ 15.41 DIV
0.50
Western Entrance L.C. ?? / ?? ~ 15.33
1.07
0.00
Immingham Dock West Mineral Quay 15.16 ~ 15.26 15.40 ~ 15.42
 
Mileage Notes
0m 37ch Western Entrance L.C. to Immingham Dock West Mineral Quay
10m 36ch Immingham Dock West Mineral Quay to Barnetby


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