14th December 1996

Pathfinder Tours
The Rooster Booster

Locos Used 20075, 33051, 37505, 56032, 58005, 60064 & 73136

Route : 1Z56 throughout

Loco(s) Route
56032 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Charfield - Standish Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Smethwicj Jn - Jewellery Quarter - Birmingham Snow Hill - Tyseley - Dorridge - Hatton North Jn - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
58005 Stratford-upon-Avon - Bearley Jn - Hatton South Jn - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Didcot East Jn - Reading - Wokingham - North Camp - Guildford - Chalk Tunnel
73136 + 33051 Chalk Tunnel - Guildford - Effingham Junction - Leatherhead - Epsom - Sutton - West Croydon - Norbury - Tulse Hill - Brixton - (via Chatham lines) - Factory Jn - Kensington Olympia
60064 Kensington Olympia - West London Jn - Watford Junction - Bletchley - Northampton
37505 + 20075 Northampton - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford (1) - Proof House Jn - (1) Birmingham New Street
56032 Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoek Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Booked route was: Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr South - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street (rev)
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Sources : Andrew Wilson (joined and left train at Worcester Shrub Hill), Nick Bartlett & Kevin Driscoll

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Bristol Temple Meads 07.07d ?   22.00a 23.30 244.77
0.46 Dr. Days Jn 07/10 ?   21/56 ? 244.31
4.43 Filton Jn 07/15 ?   21/50 ? 240.34
5.62 Bristol Parkway 07.20a ~ 07.22d ?   21.43a ~ 21.45d ? 239.15
10.32 Westerleigh Jn 07/26 ?   21/37 ? 234.45
18.45 Charfield 07/37 ?   21/29 ? 226.32
31.70 Standish Jn 07/46 ?   21/19 ? 213.07
38.00 Gloucester Yard Jn 07/55 ?   21/12 ? 206.77
38.67 Barnwood Jn 07/57 ?   21/11 ? 206.10
44.30 Cheltenham Spa 08.05a ~ 08.07d ?   21.02a ~ 21.05d ? 200.47
51.41 Ashchurch 08/14 ?   20/53 ? 193.36
62.28 Abbotswood Jn 08/23 ?   20/45 ? 182.49
66.15 Worcester Shrub Hill 08.31a ~ 08.33d ?   20.36a ~ 20.38d ? 178.62
71.74 Droitwich Spa 08/40 ?   20/29 ? 173.03

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
77.56 Hartlebury 08/46 ?
81.30 Kidderminster 08*53 ~ 09*08 ?
88.09 Stourbridge Junction 09/20 ?
93.27 Rowley Regis 09/34 ?
96.17 Smethwick Galton Bridge 09/39 ?
99.34 Jewellery Quarter 09/45 ?
99.79 Birmingham Snow Hill 09.48a ~ 09.50d ??.?? ~ 10.02
102.60 Small Heath South Jn 09/58 ?
103.34 Tyseley 10/00 ?
110.44 Dorridge 10/11 ?
116.68 Hatton North Jn 10/20 ?
117.24 Hatton West Jn 10/21 ?
122.28 Bearley Jn 10/28 ?
126.09 Stratford-upon-Avon 10L35a ~ 11L20d ?
129.70 Bearley Jn 11/27 ?
135.62 Hatton 11/44 ?
141.51 Leamington Spa 11/54 ?
150.31 Fenny Compton 12/05 ?
161.60 Banbury 12/18 ?
166.64 Aynho Jn 12/23 ?
172.55 Heyford 12/30 ?
181.44 Wolvercot Jn 12/38 ?
184.35 Oxford 12/41 ?
194.02 Didcot North Jn 12/52 ?
194.66 Didcot Parkway 12c54 ~ 12c56 ?
211.78 Reading 13/11 ?
214.65 Earley 13/19 ?
218.63 Wokingham 13/24 ?
225.13 Blackwater 13/37 ?
228.70 North Camp 13/42 ?
231.53 Ash 13/45 ?
237.60 Guildford 13.55a ?
238.20
0.00
Chalk Tunnel DIV ??.?? ~ ??.??
0.40 Guildford 14.57d ?
9.20 Effingham Junction 15/11 ?
13.39 Leatherhead 15/17 ?
17.23 Epsom 15/26 ?
21.21 Sutton 15/33 ?
23.11 Wallington 15/37 ?
25.61 West Croydon 15/41 ?
27.00 Selhurst 15/45 ?
30.72 Streatham 15/54 ?
32.33 Tulse Hill 15/57 ?
33.39 Herne Hill 16/06 ?
34.21 Brixton 16/08 ?
35.54 Factory Jn 16/11 ?
36.13 Longhedge Jn 16/14 ?
36.78 Latchmere Jn 16/17 ?
39.61 Kensington Olympia 16L21a ~ 16L41d ?
42.06 Mitre Bridge Jn 16/46 ?
42.35 Willesden West London Jn 16/50 ? [FL]
48.42 Harrow & Wealdstone 16/56 ?
54.47 Watford Junction 17/02 ?
61.51 Hemel Hempstead 17/17 ?
68.65 Tring 17/26 ?
75.48 Ledburn Jn 17/34 ?
83.58 Bletchley 17/41 ?
86.77 Milton Keynes Central 17/44 ?
93.59 Hanslope Jn 17/52 ?
103.00 Northampton 18L02a ~ 18L22d ?
112.49 Long Buckby 18/34 ?
121.79 Rugby 18/45 ?
133.38 Coventry 18/55 ?
144.14 Birmingham International 19/07 ?
148.47 Stechford 19/14 ?
- Aston 19/20 DIV
- Perry Barr South Jn 19/25 DIV
- Perry Barr West Jn 19/27 DIV
- Soho East Jn 19/32 DIV
- Soho South Jn 19/37 DIV
151.65 Proof House Jn DIV ?
152.39 Birmingham New Street 19L14a ~ 20L01d 20.50 ~ ??.??
155.70 Selly Oak 20/08 ?
158.04 Kings Norton 20/11 ?
163.12 Barnt Green 20/17 ?
166.55 Bromsgrove 20/21 ?
168.68 Stoke Works Jn 20/23 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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