21st September 1996

Pathfinder Tours
Lakeland & Borders Explorer

Did this train run - details taken from pre-tour advertising.

Loco(s) Used ?????
Stock Used ???

Route :

Loco(s) Route
diesel Cardiff Central- Newport - Severn Tunnel Jn - Pilning - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge junction - Birmingham New Street - ??? - (via WCML) - Carlisle
diesel Carlisle - (?reverse of outward route?) - Cardiff Central

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required, assuming it ran. Off train options on offer were;
a) at leisure in Penrith
b) Lake Windermere and steam railway circular from Oxenholme (extra fare) or
c) road coach to Gretna Green (extra fare)

Source : Gareth Kelly

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Gareth Kelly)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Cardiff Central 07.00d 22.15a
Newport 07.15d 21.58a
Bristol Parkway 07.45d 21.30a
Cheltenham Spa 08.28d 20.48a
Worcester Shrub Hill 08.52d 20.24a
Kidderminster 09.15d 20.00a
Birmingham New Street 09.48d 19.30a
Penrith 12.48a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 16.30d
Oxenholme Lake District ??.??a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ ??.??d
Carlisle ??.??a ??.??d

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