2nd August 1997

Pathfinder Tours
The Breakfast Bag / Pembrokeshire Pageant

Locos Used 37274, 37686, 47774 & 56065

Route : 1Z33 throughout

Tour Name Loco(s) Route
Breakfast Bag 37686 Finsbury Park - Camden Road - (via WCML, Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry
Pembrokeshire Pageant 37686 Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
Pembrokeshire Pageant 37274 + 37686 (2) Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot Parkay - Neath - Landore - Swansea Loop West - Llandeilo Down Goods Loop - Whitland - Tenby - Pembroke Dock
Pembrokeshire Pageant 56065 (3) Pembroke Dock - Tenby - Whitland
Pembrokeshire Pageant 37274 + 37686 Whitland - Fishguard Harbour
Pembrokeshire Pageant 37274 + 37686 Fishguard Harbour - Whitland - Llanelli - Llandeilo Jn - Morlais Jn - Dynevor Jn - Briton Ferry Jn - Bridgend - Aberthaw - Barry - Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Filton Jn - Dr Days Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
Pembrokeshire Pageant 47774 Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Days Jn - Filton Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Coventry

Notes :
(1) Booked for 2x class 33, 37686 brought the stock into Coventry from Finsbury Park, after the rostered 33s were declared failed, and worked on Birmingham New Street, where 37274 was attached.
(2) 56065 attached on rear from Llandeilo Down Goods Loop.
(3) 37274 + 37686 on rear.

Sources : Adrian Short ((on the Breakfast Bag throughout),
Richard Hughes (on the Pembrokeshire Pageant throughout) & Gareth Kelly

Photo Review


37686 departing Coventry on the main tour train (photo: Adrian Short)


Adrian Short's ticket for the 'Breakfast Bag'


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Adrian Short & Gareth Kelly)

'The Breakfast Bag'

Location Booked
Finsbury Park 02.54d

'The Pembrokeshire Pageant'

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Coventry 05.25d 22.09a 111.32
10.56 Birmingham International 05.38a ~ 05.40d 21.54a ~ 21.56d 100.56
15.09 Stechford 05/49 21/49 96.23
18.20 Proof House Jn 05/52 21/46 93.12
18.74 Birmingham New Street 05.54a ~ 06.01d 21.40a ~ 21.43d 92.38
22.25 Selly Oak 06/10 21/31 89.07
24.39 Kings Norton 06/15 21/26 86.73
26.72 Longbridge 06/20 21/11 84.40
29.47 Barnt Green 06/26 21/19 81.65
33.10 Bromsgrove 06/29 21/14 78.22
35.23 Stoke Works Jn 06/32 21/11 76.09
39.38 Droitwich Spa 06/38 21/05 71.74
44.50 Tunnel Jn 06/45 20/59 66.62
45.17 Worcester Shrub Hill 06.46a ~ 06.49d 20.55a ~ 20.57d 66.15
48.22 Norton Jn 06/54 20/45 63.10
49.04 Abbotswood Jn 06/56 20/43 62.28
59.71 Ashchurch 07/07 20/33 51.41
67.02 Cheltenham Spa 07.16a ~ 07.20d 20.23a ~ 20.25d 44.30
72.45 Barnwood Jn 07/26 20/15 38.67
73.32 Gloucester Yard Jn 07/28 20/11 38.00
79.42 Standish Jn 07/34 20/04 31.70
92.67 Charfield 07/44 19/54 18.45
99.57 Yate 07/52 19/47 11.55
101.00 Westerleigh Jn 07/54 19/45 10.32
105.50 Bristol Parkway 08.00a ~ 08.02d 19.37a ~ 19.39d 5.62
- Filton Jn - 19/35 4.43
- Dr Days Jn - 19/30 0.46
- Bristol Temple Meads - 18L56 ~ 19L27 0.00
188.70
- Dr Days Jn - 18/54 188.24
- Filton Jn - 18/49 184.27
106.72 Patchway 08/04 18/47 183.00
110.38 Pilning 08/08 18/42 179.34
117.22 Severn Tunnel Junction 08/15 18/35 172.50
127.23 Newport 08/28 18/24 162.49
132.33 Marshfield 08/33 18/16 157.39
139.03 Cardiff Central 08.42a ~ 08.45d 18.02a ~ 18.05d 150.69

 

M.C Location Booked
? Pontyclun 08/57
159.18 Bridgend 09/06
171.32 Port Talbot Parkway 09/16
176.73 Neath 09/22
183.35 Landore 09/30
183.67 Swansea Loop West 09/32
186.38 Cockett West 09*37 ~ 09*50
191.61 Duffryn West 09/56
192.42 Llandeilo DGL 09L58 ~ 10L15
193.73 Llanelli 10/18
203.05 Kidwelly 10/26
213.63 Carmarthen Jn 10/39
214.05 Carmarthen Bridge 10/40
227.47 Whitland 10t54 ~ 11t18
243.31 Tenby 11t41 ~ 11t43
254.79
0.00
Pembroke Dock 12.07 ~ 12.12
11.48 Tenby 12t37 ~ 12t39
27.31
0.00
Whitland 13L15 ~ 13L30
11.77 Clarbeston Road 13t45 ~ 14t16
27.52 Fishguard Harbour 14.38a ~ 15.08d
43.27 Clarbeston Road 15t28 ~ 15t30
55.24 Whitland 15c43 ~ 15c45
68.66 Carmarthen Bridge 16/01
69.08 Carmarthen Jn 16/02
79.66 Kidwelly 16/14
88.78 Llanelli 16/23
90.49 Llandeilo Jn 16/25
94.17 Morlais Jn 16/30
102.59 Felin Fran 16/41
105.76 Dynevor Jn 16/45
107.59 Briton Fery UFL Jn 16/50
111.06 Port Talbot Parkway 16/56
123.20 Bridgend 17/07
137.01 Aberthaw 17/35
142.46 Barry 17/44
148.12 Cogan Jn 17/55

Timings continue in first table.

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