10th September 1988

Pathfinder Tours
The Tynesider

Locos Used 37350 & 47312

Route : 1Z36 throughout

Loco(s) Route
37350 Reading - Didcot - Swindon - Chippenham - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
37350 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Charfield - Gloucester Yard Jn - Gloucester
37350 (1) Gloucester - Barnwood Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - (1) Blackwell - Barnt Green - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth - Burton-on-Trent - Derby - Ambergate - Chesterfield - Beighton Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Aldwarke Jn - Dearne Jn - Moorthorpe - Pontefract Baghill - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - (York avoiding curve) - Thirsk - Northallerton - Darlington - Durham - King Edward Bridge - Newcastle - Bedlington - Morpeth
37350 Morpeth - Bedlington - Newcastle - King Edward Bridge - Pelaw Jn - Sunderland - Hartlepool - Stockton - Middlesborough
37350 Middlesborough - Thornaby - Eaglescliffe - Boroughbridge Road Jn - Longlands Jn - Thirsk - York - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Mexborough - Aldwarke Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Stoke Works Jn - (via direct line) - Abbotswood Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Gloucester
37350 Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
37350 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Reading

Notes :
(1) Banked from Bromsgrove to the summit at Blackwell (Lickey) by 47312.


37350 pulls into Newcastle heading southwards (photo: 'Bista')

Sources : Melvin Teale (joined/left the train at Swindon) & Ian Hudson

Timings (Booked Only)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Reading 04.09d 00.48a 384.50
17.12 Didcot Parkway 04.25a ~ 04.27d 00.30a ~ 00.32d 367.38
? Challow 04/38 00/22 ?
41.25 Swindon 04.50a ~ 04.52d 00.08a ~ 00.10d 343.25
47.09 Wootton Bassett Jn 04/59 00/02 337.41
57.78 Chippenham 05.07a ~ 05.09d 23.50a ~ 23.52d 330.52
68.57 Bathampton Jn 05/18 23/39 319.73
70.73 Bath Spa 05.21a ~ 05.23d 23.33a ~ 23.35d 317.57
81.48 North Somerset Jn 05/30 23/23 307.02
82.28 Bristol Temple Meads 05.35a ~ 05.48d 23.08a ~ 23.21d 306.22
83.71 Stapleton Road 05/51 23/05 304.59
86.71 Filton Jn 05/55 23/00 301.59
88.10 Bristol Parkway 05.57a ~ 05.59d 22.56a ~ 22.58d 300.40
92.60 Westerleigh Jn 06/05 22/50 295.70
100.73 Charfield 06/13 22/42 287.57
114.18 Standish Jn 06/24 22/32 274.32
120.28 Gloucester Yard Jn 06/31 22/26 268.22
121.29 Gloucester 06.33a ~ 06.46d 22.11a ~ 22.24d 267.21
127.69 Cheltenham Spa 06.54a ~ 06.56d 22.01a ~ 220.3d 260.61
145.67 Abbotswood Jn 07/12 21/48 242.63
146.49 Norton Jn 07/13 - -
149.54 Worcester Shrub Hill 07.18a ~ 07.20d - -
150.21 Tunnel Jn 07/21 - -
155.33 Droitwich Spa 07/27 - -
159.48 Stoke Works Jn 07/33 21/40 231.46
161.61 Bromsgrove 07L36a ~ 07L37d 21/38 229.33
165.24 Barnt Green 07/42 21/35 225.70
170.32 Kings Norton 07/46 21/29 220.62
172.46 Selly Oak 07/53 21/23 218.48
175.77 Birmingham New Street 07.59a ~ 08.06d 21.14a ~ 21.17d 215.17
176.45 Proof House Jn 08/08 21/11 214.29
177.22 Landor Street Jn 08/10 21/10 213.52
183.48 Water Orton 08/16 21/02 207.46
187.43 Kingsbury Jn 08/19 20/58 203.52
193.24 Tamworth 08/24 20/53 197.70
200.52 Wichnor Jn 08/30 20/47 190.42
206.15 Burton-on-Trent 08/35 20/42 184.79
212.32 Stenson Jn 08/42 20/37 178.62
217.16 Derby 08.51a ~ 09.00d 20.27a ~ 20.30d 173.78
227.09 Ambergate Jn 09/12 20/15 174.05
237.17 Clay Cross South Jn 09/22 20/06 163.77
241.27 Chesterfield 09/30 20/02 159.67
250.55 Beighton Jn 09/41 19/48 150.39
257.07 Rotherham Masborough 09/46 19/41 144.07
263.60 Aldwarke Jn 09/49 19/36 141.39
- Dearne Jn 09/54 - -
269.57 Moorthorpe 09/59 - -
276.57 Pontefract Baghill 10/08 - -
282.48 Milford Jn 10/16 - -
286.77 Church Fenton 10/20 - -
- Mexborough - 19/19 138.15
- Hexthorpe Jn - 19/24 133.10
- Doncaster - 19c19a ~ 19c21d 131.09
- Shaftholme Jn - 19/13 126.70
- Temple Hirst Jn - 19/05 117.70
- Hambleton North Jn - 19/01 112.11
292.14 Colton Jn 10/26 18/54 104.07

 

M.C Location Booked
297.23 Holgate Jn 10c33a ~ 10c35d
298.69 Skelton Jn 10/45
319.34 Thirsk 11/06
327.14 Northallerton 11/12
341.28 Darlington 11/23
353.35 Feryhill 11/33
363.31 Durham 11.43a ~ 11.45d
? Ouston Jn 11/53
374.55 Low Fell Jn 12/05
375.79 Bensham Jn 12/09
376.31 King Edward Bridge 12/13
377.35
0.00
Newcastle 12.17a ~ 12.29d
4.24 Benton Jn 12/37
? Earsdon Jn 12/41
15.60 Bedlington 12/55
20.15 Morpeth 13.05a ~ 13.07d
36.65
0.00
Newcastle 13.28a ~ 16.08d
0.39 King Edward Bridge 16/11
4.19 Pelaw Jn 16/18
12.55 Sunderland 16/35
17.71 Seaham 16/42
22.00 Easington 16/46
30.60 Hartlepool 16/56
37.68 Billingham 17/05
42.31 Stockton 17/12
43.21 Hartburn Jn 17/14
43.65 Bowesfield Jn 17/16
47.69 Middlesborough 17.22a ~ 17.40d
51.06 Thornaby 17.45a ~ 17.46d
51.73 Bowesfield Jn 17/48
54.06 Eaglescliffe 17/53
68.66 Boroughbridge Road Jn 18/09
69.55 Longlands Jn 18/11
76.30 Thirsk 18/19
98.46 York 18c44a ~ 18c46d

Timings continue in first table.

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