2nd May 1999

Pathfinder Tours
The Way-Farer Trains

Locos Used 37250, 73106 & 73138

Route : Train 1 & Train 2
Train 1
1Z93 : Yeovil Junction - Weymouth Quay
1Z94 : Weymouth Quay - Yeovil Junction

Train 2 :
1Z95 : Yeovil Junction - Weymouth Quay
1Z96 : Weymouth Quay - Yeovil Junction

Locos (4) Route
73106 (1) Yeovil Junction - Yeovil Pen Mill
37250 + 73138 (2) Yeovil Pen Mill - Weymouth Town
73106 (3) Weymouth Town - Weymouth Jn
73138 (2) Weymouth Jn - Weymouth Quay
73106 (3) Weymouth Quay - Weymouth Jn
73138 (2) Weymouth Jn - Weymouth Town
37250 + 73106 (3) Weymouth Town - Yeovil Pen Mill
37250 + 73138 (2) Yeovil Pen Mill - Yeovil Junction

Notes :
(1) 37250 + 73138 on rear.
(2) 73106 on rear.
(3) 73138 on rear.
(4) The table shows locos on train 1 - it is believed this was exactly the same for train 2 though confirmation of this is required.

Source : Nigel Benning
(travelled on first trip to Weymouth Quay)


73138 traversing the Weymouth Quay line - a tight squeeze in places!
(photo : Steve Marshall, Globe Videos).

Route, Distances and Timings (Booked & Actual)
(by Nigel Benning)

Train 1

M C Location Booked Actual
0 00 Yeovil Junction 09.43d 09.49
1
0
42
00
Yeovil Pen Mill 09r48a ~ 10r00d 09.56 ~ 10.01
13 20 Maiden Newton 10.20a ~ 10.23d 10.23 ~ 10.25
21 22 Dorchester Jn 10/34 10/37
27
0
71
0
Weymouth 10r44a ~ 10r57d 10.47 ~ 10.58
0
0
31
00
Weymouth Jn 11r00a ~ 11r03d 11.00 ~ 11.02
1
0
31
00
Weymouth Quay 11r33a ~ 11r43d 11.48 ~ 11.54
1
0
31
00
Weymouth Jn 12r13a ~ 12r16d 12.26 ~ 12.27
0
0
31
00
Weymouth 12r19a ~ 12r34d 12.29 ~ 12.43
6 49 Dorchester Jn 12/45 12/56
14 51 Maiden Newton 12.55a ~ 12.58d 13.09 ~ 13.13
27
0
41
00
Yeovil Pen Mill 13r21a ~ 13r36d 13.34 ~ 13.49
1 42 Yeovil Junction 13.41a 13.56

Train 2 :

M C Location Booked
0 00 Yeovil Junction 14.20d
1
0
42
00
Yeovil Pen Mill 14r25a ~ 14r30d
13 20 Maiden Newton 14.50a ~ 14.57d
21 22 Dorchester Jn 15/08
27
0
71
0
Weymouth 15r18a ~ 15r27d
0
0
31
00
Weymouth Jn 15r30a ~ 15r33d
1
0
31
00
Weymouth Quay 16r03a ~ 16r13d
1
0
31
00
Weymouth Jn 16r43a ~ 16r46d
0
0
31
00
Weymouth 16r49a ~ 17r10d
6 49 Dorchester Jn 17/21
14 51 Maiden Newton 17.32a ~ 17.35d
27
0
41
00
Yeovil Pen Mill 17r57a ~ 18r07d
1 42 Yeovil Junction 18.12a

Key;
a : arrival time
d : departure time
r : reversal of direction
/ : passing time

All distances, in miles and chains (M & C), are taken from the timing sheet given out on the train.
No attempt has been made to verify the mileages given.


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