4th November 1989

Pathfinder Tours
The Pennine Voyager

Locos Used 31123, 31232, 31410 & 37411 'The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers'

Route : 1Z26 throughout

Loco(s) Route
?31123 + 31232? Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Chippenham - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
31123 + 31232 Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester
31123 + 31232 Gloucester - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Tunnel Jn - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street
31123 + 31232 Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent - Toton Centre
37411 Toton Centre - Trowell Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield - Wincobank Station Jn - Barnsley - Penistone - Huddersfield - Heaton Lodge Jn - Thornhill LNW Jn - Horbury Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate
37411 Wakefield Kirkgate - Horbury Jn - Thornhill LNW Jn - Heaton Lodge Jn - Bradley Wood Jn - Greetland Jn - Milner Royd Jn - Hebden Bridge - Hall Royd Jn - Gannow Jn - Daisyfield Jn - Blackburn
37411 Blackburn - Daisyfield Jn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
37411 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Crewe
31410 Crewe - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn (1) - Wolverhampton - Dudley Port - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - (1) Perry Barr South Jn - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
31410 Birmingham New Street - (reverse of outward route) - Gloucester
31410 Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Booked route was; Bushbury Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr South Jn.
(2) 31410 is confirmed as having worked the train at least as far as Cheltenham Spa in the evening; confirmation is required it did work through to Bristol where the train terminated.

Sources : Ian Saunders (joined/left the train at Birmingham New Street),
John Cassey (joined/left the train at Cheltenham Spa) & The Creech Crusader

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Cassey)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Swindon 05.52d ?
5.64 Wootton Bassett Jn 05/58 ?
16.53 Chippenham 06.06a ~ 06.08d ?
27.32 Bathampton Jn 06/17 ?
29.48 Bath Spa 06.20a ~ 06.22d ?
42.39 North Somerset Jn 06/32 ?

 

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
43.19 Bristol Temple Meads 06.34a ~ 06.53d ?   23.20a ? 140.03
43.65 Dr Days Jn 06/55 ?   23/18 ? 139.37
44.62 Stapleton Road 06/56 ?   23/17 ? 138.40
47.62 Filton Jn 07/02 ?   23/14 ? 135.40
49.01 Bristol Parkway 07.04a ~ 07.06d ?   23.10a ~ 23.12d ? 134.21
53.51 Westerleigh Jn 07/12 ?   23/04 ? 129.51
61.64 Charfield 07/19 ?   22/57 ? 121.38
75.09 Standish Jn 07/28 ?   22/48 ? 108.13
84.19 Gloucester Yard Jn 07/33 ?   22/42 ? 99.03
84.77 Horton Road Jn 07*34 ~ 07*40 ?   ? ? ?
85.20 Gloucester 07.42a ~ 07.55d ?   22.27a ~ 22.40d ? 98.02
? Barnwood Jn ? ?   22/25 ? 97.05
91.60 Cheltenham Spa 08.03a ~ 08.05d 08.22 ~ 08.25   22.17a ~ 22.19d 23.37 ~ ??.?? 91.42
108.58 Abbotswood Jn 08/19 08/39   22/02 23/21 84.44
109.40 Norton Jn 08/20 08/41   22/01 23/19 83.62
112.45 Worcester Shrub Hill 08/25 08/45   21/57 23/11 80.57
113.12 Tunnel Jn 08*26 ~ 08*31 08/47   21/56 23/10 80.10
118.24 Droitwich Spa 08/37 08/54   21/51 23/03 74.78
122.39 Stoke Works Jn 08/43 09/00   21/45 22/56 70.63
124.52 Bromsgrove 08/48 09/04   21/43 22/52 68.50
128.15 Barnt Green 08/49 09/11   21/40 22/50 65.07
133.23 Kings Norton 08/56 09/15   21/27 22/43 59.79
135.37 Selly Oak 09/03 09/18   21/20 22/40 57.65
138.68 Birmingham New Street 09.09a ~ 09.13d 09.23 ~ 09.26   21.15a ~ 21.18d 22.30 ~ 22.33 54.34
139.56 Proof House Jn 09/15 09/28   21/13 22/27 53.58

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
140.33 Landor Street Jn 09/17 09/32
146.39 Water Orton 09/26 09/38
163.43 Wichnor Jn 09/40 09/51
169.06 Burton-on-Trent 09/44 09/54
175.23 Stenson Jn 09/50 10/01
187.57 Sheet Stores Jn 10/08 10/19
188.20 Trent 10/10 10/21
190.15
0.00
Toton Centre 10L13 ~ 10L23 10.25 ~ 10.46
3.25 Trowell Jn 10/27 10/51
12.05 Pye Bridge Jn 10/35 11/00
20.24 Clay Cross South Jn 10/43 11/12
24.36 Chesterfield 10/46 11/19
29.60 Dronfield 10/49 11/30
32.66 Dore Station Jn 10/54 11/36
36.56 Sheffield 10c59 ~ 11c01 11.42 ~ 11.45
39.66 Wincobank Station Jn 11/05 11/51
42.40 Ecclesfield West 11/09 11/55
52.57 Barnsley 11/22 12/07
60.13 Penistone 11x35 ~ 11x44 12/50
? Clayton West Jn 11/54 13/00
73.49 Huddersfield 12c06 ~ 12c07 13.12 ~ 13.16
76.67 Heaton Lodge Jn 12/12 13/23
80.09 Thornhill LNW JN 12/15 13/27
85.52 Horbury Jn 12/20 13/35
87.76 Wakefield Kirkgate 12.24 ~ 12.34 13.39 ~ 13.58
90.20 Horbury Jn 12/48 14/02
95.63 Thornhill LNW Jn 12/53 14/10
98.09 Heaton Lodge Jn 12/56 14/13
106.36 Milner Royd Jn 13/04 14/20
112.02 Hebden Bridge 13/10 14/26
115.77 Hall Royd Jn 13/14 14/30
125.48 Gannow Jn 13/30 14/47
126.21 Rose Grove 13/31 14/48
135.42 Daisyfield Jn 13/44 15/01
136.09 Blackburn 13.46 ~ 14.00 15.03 ~ 15.22
136.56 Daisyfield Jn 14/01 15/24
147.07 Clitheroe 14/17 15/38
160.35 Hellifield 14p36a ~ 14p56d 15/57
163.60 Settle Jn 15/00 16/01
178.45 Blea Moor 15/19 16/25
185.75 Garsdale 15/26 16/34
195.60 Kirkby Stephen 15/34 16/45
206.42 Appleby 15/51 16/55
236.32 Petteril Bridge Jn 16/27 17/29
237.24 Carlisle 16.30a ~ 17.27d 17.31 ~ 18.11
255.13 Penrith 17/52 18/34
274.12 Tebay 18/14 18/52
287.25 Oxenholme 18/25 19/02
300.25 Carnforth 18/36 19/13
306.33 Lancaster 18/42 19/16
327.31 Preston 19/04 19/36
332.67 Euxton Jn 19/12 19/45
334.70 Balshaw Lane Jn 19/17 19/47
342.41 Wigan North Western 19/21 19/54
343.70 Springs Branch Jn 19/22 19/55
350.65 Winwick Jn 19/28 20/01
354.21 Warrington Bank Quay 19/31 20/03
356.08 Acton Grange Jn 19/32 20/06
361.12 Weaver Jn 19/42 20/10
370.71 Winsford 19/51 20/25
378.32
0.00
Crewe 20L02 ~ 20L14 20.36 ~ 20.55
8.06 madeley 20/24 21/06
19.08 Norton Bridge 20/34 21/16
24.37 Stafford 20.39a ~ 20.41d 21.23 ~ 21.24
38.14 Bushbury Jn 20/56 21/55
43.61 Darlaston Jn 21/02 DIV
44.79 Bescot 21/03 DIV
49.36 Perry Barr North Jn 21/07 DIV
? Wolverhampton DIV 21/59
? Soho North Jn DIV 22/14
? Perry Barr South Jn ? 22/21
51.58 Aston 21/10 22/23

Timings continue in second table.

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