11th February 1989

Pathfinder Tours
The Maid of Kent

Locos Used 33106, 33109 & 97561 (class 47)
Stock Used 17054 + 9 or 10 mark 1's + 17101

Route :
1Z36 :
Manchester Piccadilly - Kensington Olympia
(4) 1Z45 : Kensington Olympia - Willesden West London Jn
1Z36 : Willesden West London Jn - Manchester Piccadilly

Loco(s) Route
97561 Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Edale - Dore South Jn - Derby - Tamworth - Camp Hill - Lifford Curve - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Aynho Jn - High Wycombe - Old Oak West Jn - Old Oak East Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia
33106 Kensington Olympia - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Nunhead - Lewisham - Swanley - Maistone East - Ashford
33106 (1) Ashford - Appledore - Dungeness
33109 (2) Dungeness - Ashford
33106 (3) Ashford - Tonbridge - Redhill - East Croydon - Crystal Palace - Streatham Hill - Clapham Jn - Kensington Olympia - Willesden West London Jn
97561 Willesden West London Jn - (via WCML) -Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr South Jn - Soho South Jn Birmingham New Street - Tamworth - Derby - Dore South Jn - Edale - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 33109 dead on rear.
(2) 33106 dead on rear.
(3) A planned circular Ashford - Dover - Minster - Canterbury East - Ashford run was abandoned due to very late running, or because gypsies were attacking Minster signal box, depending on who you spoke to on the day.
(4) Solomon Riley, from other Internet sources, suggests the train was headcode 1Z36 throughout - confirmation required. Webmasters comment: did the train run on the Southern Region as 1Z36 but also under SR destination code 45?

Source : Richard Hughes (on the train throughout) & Solomon Riley

Timings (Booked Only)
(from of Duncan Jennings)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Manchester Piccadilly 05.29d 23.01a 224.34
2.25 Slade Lane Jn 05/33 22/56 222.09
5.15 Heaton Norris Jn 05/36 22/52 219.19
5.70 Stockport 05.38a ~ 05.39d 22.50a ~ 22.51d 218.44
6.35 Edgeley Jn 05/40 22/49 217.79
83.55 Hazel Grove 05/41 22/48 215.59
9.17 Hazel Grove High Level Jn 05/43 22/46 215.17
14.46 New Mills South Jn 05/48 22/41 209.68
? Chinley Signal Box 05/55 22/36 ?
26.79 Earles Sidings 06/04 22/28 197.35
33.29 Grindleford 06/13 22/18 191.05
36.79 Totley Tunnel East 06/18 22/11 186.35
38.03 Dore West Jn 06/19 22/10 186.31
38.26 Dore South Jn 06/20 22/09 186.08
40.55 Dronfield 06/25 22/04 183.59
45.79 Chesterfield 06.31a ~ 06.34d 21.56a ~ 21.57d 178.36
50.09 Clay Cross South Jn 06/38 21/53 174.25
60.17 Ambergate 06/48 21/44 164.17
70.10 Derby 07.00a ~ 07.03d 21.31a ~ 21.32d 154.24
74.74 Stenson Jn 07/10 21.25 149.40
81.11 Burton-on-Trent 07.15a ~ 07.17d 21.17a ~ 21.18d 143.23
86.54 Wichnor Jn 07/24 21/12 137.60
94.02 Tamworth High Level 07.31a ~ 07.33d 21.02a ~ 21.04d 130.32
103.58 Water Orton 07/42 20/54 120.56
105.18 Castle Bromwich Jn 07/44 20/51 119.16
109.62 Landor Street Jn 07/49 20/47 114.50
110.20 St. Andrews Jn 07/50  
? Camp Hill 07/53  
115.13 Lifford East Jn 07/59  
115.38 Lifford West Jn 08/00  
? Proof House Jn   20/45 113.73
120.39 Birmingham New Street 08.10a ~ 08.12d 20.41a ~ 20.43d 113.05

 

M.C Location Booked
121.13 Proof House Jn 08/14
122.10 St. Andrews Jn 08/17
122.36 Bordesley Jn 08/18
124.42 Tyseley 08/22
131.52 Dorridge 08/29
138.33 Hatton 08/34
144.22 Leamington Spa 08.40a ~ 08.42d
164.31 Banbury 09/05
195.35 Aynho Jn 09/10
? Bicester North 09/20
197.03 Princes Risborough 09/37
? Signal P2 09*38 ~ 09*42
205.24 High Wycombe 09P52a ~ 10P02d
219.65 West Ruislip 10*20 ~ 10*21
221.53 Northolt Jn 10/26
? Greenford 10/29
228.46 Old Oak Common West Jn 10/34
229.02 Old Oak Common East Jn 10/35
229.52 North Pole Jn 10/37
231.40
0.00
Kensington Olympia 10L42a ~ 10L52d
2.63 Latchmere Jn 10/57
3.48 Longhedge Jn 10/59
4.07 Factory Jn 11/08
5.34 Brixton 11/11
6.16 Cambria Jn 11/12
8.23 Nunhead 11/16
10.09 Lewisham 11/20
11.28 Hither Green 11c24 ~ 11c24
15.31 Chiselhurst 11/30
16.22 St Marys Cray Jn 11/32
20.36 Swanley 11/37
27.58 Otford Jn 11/46
43.01 Maidstone East 12/03
62.22 Ashford 12L28a ~ 12L42d
70.63 Appledore 12/55
80.13
0.00
Dungeness 13P45a ~ 14P00d
9.30 Appledore 14*50 ~ 14*54
17.71
0.00
Ashford 15L08a ~ 15L18d
13.64 Folkestone Central 15/32
21.17 Dover Priory 15/42
22.08 Buckland Jn 15/44
26.08 Martin Mill 15/51
30.37 Deal 15/56
34.47 Sandwich 16/01
34.34 Minster 16/07
50.71 Canterbury West 16/21
65.09 Ashford 16/38
86.33 Paddock Wood 16/58
91.56 Tonbridge 17c06 ~ 17c07
111.32 Redhill 17/43
121.60 East Croydon 17/55
122.19 Windmill Bridge Jn 17/57
123.33 Norwood Junction 18/00
124.06 Bromley Jn 18/02
124.72 Crystal Palace 18/04
126.46 West Norwood 18/09
127.71 Streatham Hill 18/12
128.26 Balham 18/15
130.71 Clapham Junction 18c21 ~ 18c23
131.25 Latchmere Jn 18/26
134.08 Kensington Olympia 18/31
135.76 North Pole Jn 18/36
136.33 Mitre Bridge Jn 18/38
136.52
0.00
Willesden West London Jn 18L40a ~ 18L50d
6.07 Harrow & Wealdstone 18/55
12.12 Watford Junction 19/00
26.30 Tring 19/12
41.23 Bletchley 19/23
51.24 Hanslope Jn 19/30
? Weedon 19/40
77.17 Rugby 19/51
88.56 Coventry 20.03a ~ 20.04d
99.32 Birmingham International 20/15
103.65 Stetchford 20/21
106.58 Aston 20/26
108.23 Perry Barr 20/28
108.63 Perry Barr West Jn 20/30
110.62 Soho East Jn 20/35
111.04 Soho West Jn 20/36


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