12th September 1998

Pathfinder Tours
The Central Wales Adventurer

Loco(s) Used ????? & steam: 48773

Route :
1Z32 : Newport to Shrewsbury
1Z33 : Shrewsbury to Llandrindod
1Z34 : Llandrindod to Shrewsbury

Loco(s) Route
????? Newport Seven Tunnel Junction Chepstow Gloucester Cheltenham Spa Abbotswood Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill Droitwich Spa Stoke Works Jn Barnt Green Kings Norton Selly Oak Birmingham New Street Proof House Jn Aston Perry Barr North Jn Bescot Stadium Portobello Jn Wolverhampton Telford Central - Shrewsbury
48773 Shrewsbury Craven Arms Llandrindod Wells Llandovery Pantyffynnon Hendy Jn Felin Fran Dynevor Jn Port Talbot Bridgend Pontyclun Cardiff Central Newport - (same as outward route) Gloucester
????? Gloucester (same as outward route) Kings Norton Bordesley Jn St Andrews Jn Proof House Jn Birmingham New Street Soho South Jn Galton Jn Dudley Port Wolverhampton (same as outward route) Shrewsbury

Source : Gordon Jakes (joined/left the train at Wolverhampton)

Photo Review
(all photos: Gordon Jakes)


48773 on arrival at Llandrindod Wells.


At Llandrindod Wells, complete with the Town Crier!


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Gordon Jakes)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
0.00 Newport 08.48d 17W07a ~ 17w42d
9.69 Severn Tunnel Junction 04/59 18/02
17.17 Chepstow 05/06 18/14
25.13 Lydney 05/13 18/26
30.28 Awre 05/18 18/32
44.46 Gloucester 05.34a ~ 05.36d 18L52a ~ 19L20d
45.43 Barnwood Jn 05/39 19/22
51.06 Cheltenham Spa 05.46a ~ 05.50d 19.29a ~ 19.32d
58.17 Ashchurch 05/57 19/39
69.04 Abbotswood Jn 06/06 19/48
69.66 Norton Jn 06/08 19/50
72.71 Worcester Shrub Hill 06.13a ~ 06.15d 19.57a ~ 20.00d
78.50 Droitwich Spa 06/22 20/07
82.65 Stoke Works Jn 06/27 20/12
84.78 Bromsgrove 06/30 20/15
88.41 Barnt Green 06/46 20/19
93.49 Kings Norton 06/57 20/26
95.63 Selly Oak 07/00 -
- Bordesley Jn - 20/34
- St Andrews Jn - 20/35
- Proof House Jn - 20/41
99.14 Birmingham New Street 07.07a ~ 07.13d 20*44a ~ 21*14d
101.70 Aston 07/19 -
108.49 Bescot Stadium 07/35 -
112.66 Portobello Jn 07/40 -
- Soho South Jn - 21/19
- Galton Jn - 21/21
- Dudley Port - 21/24
114.50 Wolverhampton 07.44a ~ 07.46d 21.32a ~ 21.34d
123.53 Cosford 08/01 21/44
130.24 Telford Central 08.12a ~ 08.14d 21.51a ~ 21.53d
134.05 Wellington 08/19 21/58
144.30
0.00
Shrewsbury 08L35a ~ 09L17d 22.11a

 

M.C Location Booked
0.64 Sutton Bridge Jn 09/23
6.21 Dorrington 09/32
12.50 Church Stretton 09/42
15.25 Marsh Brook LC 09/46
19.73 Craven Arms 09t54 ~ 09t57
32.31 Knighton 10t17 ~ 10t20
51.44 Llandrindod Crossing 11*03 ~ 11*05
52.01 Llandrindod Wells 11w10a ~ 12w35d
68.11 Llanwrtyd Wells 13t13 ~ 13t16
79.22 Llandovery North LC 13.40 ~ 13.43
79.38 Llandovery 13t46 ~ 13t49
90.53 Llandeilo 14t12 ~ 14t20
98.54 Pantyffynnon 14w46 ~ 15w15
103.36 Pontardulais 15/24
104.08 Hendy Jn 15/27
105.25 Grovesend Colliery Loop Jn 15/30
112.34 Felin Fran 15/50
115.51 Dynevor Jn 15/55
117.34 Briton Ferry UFL Jn 15/59
120.71 Port Talbot Parkway 16/04
133.05 Bridgend 16/22
142.10 Pontyclun 16/35
153.20 Cardiff Central 16/48
163.43 Ebbw Jn 17/02

Timings continue from top of first table.

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