5th September 1998

Pathfinder Tours
The Scottish Caper

Locos Used 47722, 47767, 60071, 92012 & 92019
Stock Used 4938+4959+4956+4939+4949+5005+4998+2833+3148+3107+3115+3119

Route : 1Z30 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47722 Swindon - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Dr Days Jn - Bristol Parkway - Cheltenham Spa - Bromsgrove - Camp Hill - Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Crewe
92019 (1) Crewe - (via WCML) - Motherwell - Braidhurst Down Goods Loop
60071 Braidhurst Down Goods Loop - Mossend - Cumbernauld - Greenhill Lower Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
60071 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Falkirk Grahamston - Greenhill Lower Jn - Cumbernauld - Mossend Yard
92012 (1) Mossend Yard - Mossend North Jn - Mossend East Jn - Holytown Jn - Law Jn - (via WCML) - Crewe
47767 Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Swindon

Notes :
(1) plus 47767 dead-in-tow.
(2) Departure times re-timed for Edinburgh Waverley (14.52d) and Falkirk Grahamston (15.26d)

Sources : Richard Hughes, Alan Sheppard & Steve Revill

Timings (Booked and Actual)
(From Alan Sheppard & Steve Revill)

M.C

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00
Swindon 00.08d ?   23.58a ? 179.10
5.64
Wootton Bassett Jn 00/14 ?   23/52 ? 173.26
16.53
Chippenham 00.24a ~ 00.26d ?   23.38a ~ 23.40d ? 166.37
27.32
Bathampton Jn 00/37 ?   23/27 ? 156.68
29.48
Bath Spa 00.40a ~ 00.43d ?   23.21a ~ 23.24d ? 154.52
40.27
North Somerset Jn 00/55 ?   23/10 ? 143.74
40.50
Dr Days Jn 00/57 ?   23/08 ? 143.51
44.47
Filton Jn 01/03 ?   23/02 ? 139.54
45.66
Bristol Parkway 01.10a ~ 01.13d ?   22.57a ~ 23.00d ? 138.35
50.36
Westerleigh Jn 01/19 ?   22/51 ? 133.65
58.49
Charfield 01/27 ?   22/42 ? 125.52
71.74
Standish Jn 01/38 ?   22/32 ? 112.27
78.04
Gloucester Yard Jn 01/45 ?   22*17a ~ 22*25d ? 106.17
78.71
Barnwood Jn 01/46 ?   22/15 ? 105.30
84.34
Cheltenham Spa 01.52a ~ 01.55d 02.26 ~ 02.28   22.05a ~ 22.08d 22.03 ~ ??.?? 99.67
91.45
Ashchurch 02/03 ?   21/57 21/55 92.56
102.32
Abbotswood Jn 02/11 ?   21/49 ? 81.69
113.49
Stoke Works Jn 02/21 ?   21/41 ? 69.01
115.62
Bromsgrove 02/23 ?   21/39 ? 66.68
119.25
Barnt Green 02/28 ?   21/36 ? 63.25
124.33
Kings Norton 02/33 03/04   21/29 ? 59.64
129.48
Bordesley Jn 02/38 ?   21/19 ? 54.49
129.74
St. Andrews Jn 02/39 ?   21/18 ? 54.23
130.71
Proof House Jn 02/42 ?   21/15 ? 53.26
131.45
Birmingham New Street 02.46a ~ 02.51d 03.17 ~ 03.23   21.09a ~ 21.12d 21.04 ~ 21.07 52.52
133.46
Soho South Jn 02/55 ?   21/05 20/56 50.51
135.24
Galton Jn 02/57 ?   21/03 ? 48.73
138.69
Dudley Port 03/01 ?   20/57 ? 45.28
144.29
Wolverhampton 03.19a ~ 03.21d 03.41 ~ 03.43   20.47a ~ 20.49d 20.42 ~ 20.43 39.68
146.03
Bushbury Jn 03/26 ?   20/42 ? 38.14
159.60
Stafford 03.37a ~ 03.39d 03.58 ~ 04.00   20.27a ~ 20.29d 20.22 ~ 20.23 24.37
165.09
Norton Bridge 03/46 ?   20/18 ? 19.08
176.11
Madeley 03/55 ?   20/07 20/06 8.06
184.17
0.00
Crewe 04L06a ~ 04L25d 04.24 ~ 05.28 [P11]   19L41a ~ 19L56d 19.42 ~ 19.53 [P12] 0.00
232.41
7.41
Winsford Signal Box 04/34 ?   19/32 19/33 225.00
17.20
Weaver Jn 04/40 ?   19/27 ? 216.19
22.24
Acton Grange Jn 04/43 ?   19/22 ? 210.17
24.11
Warrington Bank Quay 04/45 ?   19/21 19/23 208.30
27.47
Winwick Jn 04/47 ?   19/18 19/20 204.74
33.76
Springs Branch Jn 05/05 ?   19/14 19/15 197.79
35.71
Wigan North Western 05/08 ?   19/13 19/14 196.50
45.45
Euxton Jn 05/18 ?   19/06 ? 186.76
51.01
Preston 05.25a ~ 05.27d 06.09 ~ 06.12   18.59a ~ 19.01d 18.59 ~ 19.02 181.40
71.79
Lancaster 05/43 06/28   18/34 18/42 160.42
73.71
Morecambe South Jn 05/44 ?   18/31 18/40 158.50
78.07
Carnforth 05/46 ?   18/27 18/35 154.34
91.07
Oxenholme 05/54 ?   18/19 18/24 141.34
103.56
Tebay 06/04 ?   18/10 ? 128.65
123.19
Penrith 06/17 ?   17/57 18/01 109.22
141.08
Carlisle 06.48a ~ 06.50d 07.17 ~ 07.20   17.37a ~ 17.38d 17.39 ~ 17.47 91.33
149.65
Gretna Jn 06/58 ?   17/27 17/31 82.56

166.74

Lockerbie 07/08 07/43   16*47a ~ 17*04d 17/19 65.47
180.48
Beattock 07/18 ?   16/34 ? 51.73
190.72
Beattock Summit 07/25 08/01   16/26 ? 41.49
198.78
Abington 07/31 ?   16*12a ~ 16*18d ? 33.43
214.61#
Carstairs 07/45 ?   15/58 ? 17.60
217.16#
Lanark Jn 07/46 ?   15/56 ? 15.25
225.17#
Law Jn 07/52 07/25   15/49 16/38 7.24
230.46#
Motherwell 07/57 08.29 ~ 08.30   - - -
231.71#
0.00
Braidhurst Down Goods 08L00a ~ 08L12d 08.33 ~ 09.03   - - -
1.12
Mossend South Jn 08/15 ?   - - -
-
Wishaw - -   15/47 16/34 5.02
-
Holytown Jn - -   15/44 16/29 1.40
-
Mossend East Jn - -   15/43 16/27 0.68
2.59
Mossend North Jn 08/16 ?   15/42 16/26 0.33
3.12
Mossend Yard 08/17 09/07   15L30a ~ 15L40d 16L11 ~ 16L24 0.00
44.61
5.79
Coatbridge Central 08/20 (09/10)   15*11a ~ 15*23d 16/07 41.74
7.01
Gartsherrie South Jn 08/22 ?   15/08 ? 40.72
8.22
Garnqueen North Jn 08/27 ?   15/06 16/04 39.51
12.35
Cumbernauld 08/32 ?   15/00 15/58 35.38
17.72
Greenhill Lower Jn 08/38 09/24   14/54 ? 30.01
20.13
Carmuirs West Jn 08/41 09/27   14/51 15/48 27.60
22.32
Falkirk Grahamston 08.56a ~ 08.58d 09.31 ~ 09.35   14.43a ~ 14.45d (2)
??.??a ~ 15.26d
15.39 ~ 15.43 25.41
25.32
Polmont Jn 09/04 ?   14/39 15/35 22.41
35.26
Winchburgh Jn 09/15 09/50   14/28 15/25 12.47
45.45
Haymarket West Jn 09/28 10/03   14/17 15/06 2.28
46.54
Haymarket 09/30 10/06   14/15 15/04 1.19
47.73
Edinburgh Waverley 09.34a 10.12   14.11d (2) 14.52d 14.52 0.00

# -The mileages above for Carstairs (204.61), Lanark Jn (206.16), Law Jn (214.17), Motherwell (219.46) &
Braidhurst DGL (220.71) have been corrected to that shown in table above. All other mileages are as per timing sheet

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