25th January 1997

Pathfinder Tours
The Rock 'n' Robin

Originally called The Stone Robin on some early advertisements.

Locos Used 56081 & 56105
Stock Used 5007+4956+5023+17023+5037+4925+4939+3150+6311

Route : 1Z56 throughout

Loco(s) Route
56105 Bristol Temple Meads - Cheltenham Spa - Bromsgrove - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street  - Water Orton - Whitacre Jn - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth - Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent East Jn - Lenton South Jn - Lenton North Jn - Kirkby Lane End Jn - Woodend Jn - Shireoaks West Jn - Kiveton Park - Sheffield - Edale - Chinley East Jn - Chinley South Jn - Great Rocks Jn - Buxton Up Relief Sidings (3)
56081 (1) Buxton Up Relief Sidings - Hindlow Briggs Sidings
56105 (2) Hindlow Briggs Sidings - Buxton Relief Sidings
56081 Buxton Relief Sidings - Great Rocks Jn - Chinley South Jn - Chinley North Jn - New Mills South Jn - Romiley - Guide Bridge - Denton - Stockport - Stoke-on-Trent - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Bescot - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Camp Hill - Bromsgrove - Cheltenham Spa - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 56105 on rear.
(2) 56081 on rear.
(3) Tour reversed on "RR Loop" rather than the usual "Line Z".

Sources : Richard Hughes (Boarded and left at Cheltenham Spa)
& Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Alan Vickers)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Bristol Temple Meads 06.32d ?   21.31a ? 207.43
0.46 Dr Days Jn 06/34 ?   21/27 ? 206.77
4.43 Filton Jn 06/40 ?   21/21 ? 203.00
5.62 Bristol Parkway 06.42a ~ 06.44d ??.?? ~ 06.46   21*13 ~ 21*19 21.06 ~ ??.?? 201.61
10.32 Westerleigh Jn 06/50 ?   21/07 20/57 197.11
12.04 Yate 06/53 ?   21/05 20/49 195.39
18.45 Charfield 06/59 ?   20/59 ? 188.78
31.70 Standish Jn 07/09 07/50   20/49 ? 175.53
38.00 Gloucester Yard Jn 07/16 ?   20/42 20/26 169.43
38.67 Barnwood Jn 07/17 07/56   20/41 ? 168.56
44.30 Cheltenham Spa 07.23a ~ 07.26d 08.02 ~ 08.04   20.32 ~ 20.35 20.17 ~ 20.20 163.13
51.41 Ashchurch 07/33 08/10   20/23 ? 156.02
62.28 Abbotswood Jn 07/41 08/17   20/15 20/03 145.15
73.45 Stoke Works Jn 07/50 08/25   20/03 ? 133.78
75.58 Bromsgrove 07/54 ?   20/01 19/52 131.65
79.21 Barnt Green 07/58 08/30   19/57 19/59 128.22
81.76 Longbridge 08/06 08/32   19/50 ? 125.47
84.29 Kings Norton 08/12 08/34   19/41 19/41 123.14
86.43 Selly Oak 08/17 08/36  
- Bordesley Jn   19/33 ? 117.79
 - St Andrews Jn   19/30 ? 117.53
89.74 Birmingham New Street 08.24a ~ 08.38d 08.43 ~ 08.45   19*12 ~ 19*24 19.17 ~ 19.24 116.02

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
91.39 Landor Street Jn 08/42 ?
97.45 Water Orton 08/49 ?
100.30 Whitacre Jn 08/53 ?
102.60 Kingsbury Jn 09/00 ?
108.41 Tamworth High Level 09.07a ~ 09.09d 09.12 ~ 09.13
115.69 Wichnor Jn 09/19 ?
121.32 Burton-on-Trent 09.25a ~ 09.27d 09.28 ~ 09.32
127.49 Stenson Jn 09/40 09/40
140.03 Sheet Stores Jn 10/01 10/04
140.44 Trent 10/02 10/06
145.43 Lenton South Jn 10/11 10/12
145.70 Lenton North Jn 10/14 10/13
146.69 Radford Jn 10/16 10/15
150.49 Bulwell 10/21 10/20
152.46 Hucknall 10/26 10/45
155.35 Newstead 10/31 10/48
159.45 Kirkby Lane End 10/39 10/56
167.56 Mansfield Woodhouse 10/52 11/05
170.50 Shirebrook 10/59 11/13
175.08 Elmton & Creswell Jn 11/05 11/22
179.42 Woodend Jn 11/13 ?
180.07 Shireoaks West Jn 11/16 ?
183.34 Kiveton Park 11/21 11/33
188.31 Woodhouse Jn 11/31 11/38
192.58 Woodburn Jn 11/38 ?
193.55 Nunnery Main Line Jn 11/43 11/45
194.12 Sheffield 11.46a ~ 13.18d 11.47 ~ 13.19
198.02 Dore Station Jn 13/30 13/26
199.64 Totley Tunnel East 13/33 13/31
203.34 Grindleford 13/38 13/35
213.67 Edale 13/49 13/46
218.16 Chinley East Jn 13*56 ~ 14*00 13/52
218.73 Chinley South Jn 14/04 13.53 ~ 13.54
222.71 Peak Forest South S.B. 14/16 14/05
223.46 Great Rocks Jn 14.20 ~ 14.21 14.07 ~ 14.08
226.30 Topley Pike 14/31 14/18
229.49
0.00
Buxton Up Relief Sidings
(RR Loop)
14L43 ~ 14L57 14.30 ~ 14.41
5.11
0.00
Hindlow Briggs Sidings 15.20 ~ 15.44 15.02 ~ 15.06
5.11
0.00
Buxton Up Relief Sidings
(RR Loop)
16L07 ~ 16L12 15.32 ~ 16.10
3.19 Topley Pike 16/21 16/19
6.03 Great Rocks Jn 16.28 ~ 16.29 16.25 ~ 16.25
6.58 Peak Forest South S.B. 16/34 16.28 ~ 16.31
11.39 Chinley North Jn 16/46 16/41
15.12 New Mills South Jn 16/52 16/47
16.12 New Mills Central 16/55 16/48
21.32 Romiley 17/03 16/54
22.49 Woodley 17/06 16/56
26.42 Guide Bridge 17/17 17/03
27.29 Denton Jn 17/19 17/10
31.42 Heaton Norris Jn ? 17.16 ~ 17.23
32.14 Stockport 17.27a ~ 17.30d 17.28 ~ 17.31
40.25 Cheadle Hulme 17/34 17/34
50.01 Macclesfield 17/44 17/43
57.73 Congleton 17/52 ?
63.47 Kidsgrove 17/56 ?
69.78 Stoke-on-Trent 18/04 18/02
77.06 Stone 18/13 18/10
80.62 Norton Bridge 18/21 ?
86.11 Stafford 18.30a ~ 18.32d 18.23 ~ 18.33
99.68 Bushbury Jn 18/48 18/48
102.36 Portobello Jn 18/51 18/51
106.53 Bescot Stadium 18/56 ?
111.10 Perry Barr North Jn 19/01 19/03
111.49 Perry Barr West Jn 19/02 ?
113.48 Soho East Jn 19/06 19/08
114.01 Soho South Jn 19/07 19/09

Timings continue in first table.

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