18th November 1989

Pathfinder Tours
The West Wales Wanderer

Locos Used 08798, 37142, 47449 & 47559 'Sir Joshua Reynolds'

Route : 1Z16 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47449

Manchester Piccadilly - Slade Lane Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Bescot - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Kings Norton - Stoke Works Jn - (via Spetchley) - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot Parkway - Court Sart JnJersey Marine South Jn - Swansea Burrows Sidings

08798 Swansea Burrows Sidings - Swansea East Depot
08798 Swansea East Depot - Swansea Burrows Sidings
47449 Swansea Burrows Sidings - Jersey Marine South Jn - Jersey Marine North Jn - Felin Fran - Morlais Jn East - Hendy Jn - Pantyffynnon
47449 (1) Pantyffynnon - Abernant
47559 (2) Abernant - Pantyffynnon
47559 Pantyffynnon - Hendy Jn - Morlais Jn - Llanelli - Kidwelly - Carmarthen Jn - Carmarthen
47559 Carmarthen - Whitland - Clarbeston Road - Haverfordwest - Gulf Oil Branch Jn - Waterston
37142 (1) Waterston - Gulf Oil Branch Jn
47559 (3) Gulf Oil Branch Jn - Herbranston Jn - Robeston
37142 (1) Robeston - Gulf Oil Branch Jn - Herbranston Jn
47559 (3) Herbranston Jn - Milford Haven
37142 (1)

Milford Haven - Haverfordwest

37142

Haverfordwest - Clarbeston Road - Whitland - Carmarthen

47449 Carmarthen - Llanelli - Gowerton - Swansea Lop West Jn - Llandore Jn - Neath - Court Sart Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 47559 on rear.
(2) 47449 on rear.
(3) 37142 on rear.
(3) Route & loco confirmation required north of Cheltenham Spa (in both directions).

Sources : John Simmonds, John Cassey (joined/left the train at Cheltenham Spa) & C37LG

Photo Review


08798 running round at Swansea East Depot (photo: John Cassey)


47449 (above) and 47559 (below) at Abernant (photo: John Cassey)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Cassey)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Manchester Piccadilly 05.30d ?   00.07a ? 675.23
2.25 Slade Lane Jn 05/34 ?   00/04 ? 372.78
5.15 Heaton Norris Jn 05/37 ?   00/01 ? 670.32
5.70 Stockport 05.39a ~ 05.41d ?   23.57a ~ 23.58d ? 669.57
6.12 Edgeley Jn 05/42 ?   23/55 ? 669.12
8.11 Cheadle Hulme 05/45 ?   23/53 ? 667.36
12.06 Wilmslow 05/48 ?   23/50 ? 663.41
13.50 Alderley Edge 05/50 ?   23/49 ? 661.77
26.21 Sandbach 05/59 ?   23/37 ? 649.26
30.71 Crewe 06.10a ~ 06.12d ?   23.27a ~ 23.30d ? 644.56
38.77 Madeley 06/22 ?   23/16 ? 636.70
49.79 Norton Bridge 06/31 ?   23/06 ? 625.68
55.28 Stafford 06.37a ~ 06.38d ?   23.00a ~ 23.01d ? 620.39
69.05 Bushbury Jn 06/53 ?   22/51 ? 606.62
70.59 Wolverhampton 06.56a ~ 06.58d ?   22.45a ~ 22.47d ? 605.08
- Dudley Port   22/38 ? 599.48
- Galton Jn   22/35 ? 596.03
72.43 Portobello Jn 07/02 ?  
75.32 Darlaston Jn 07/08 ?  
76.50 Bescot 07/09 ?  
81.07 Perry Barr North Jn 07/13 ?  
81.46 Perry Barr West Jn 07/14 ?  
83.45 Soho East Jn 07/18 ?  
83.78 Soho South Jn 07/20 ?   22/33 ? 594.25
85.79 Birmingham New Street 07.25a ~ 07.30d ?   22.22a ~ 22.27d ? 592.24
86.53 Proof House Jn 07/32 ?   22/19 ? 591.50
87.50 St Andrews Jn 07/35 ?   22/16 ? 590.53
87.76 Bordesley Jn 07/36 ?   22/15 ? 590.27
? Camp Hill 07/38 ?   22/13 ? ?
93.11 Kings Norton 07/43 ?   22/05 ? 585.12
98.19 Barnt Green 07/50 ?   22/00 ? 580.04
101.62 Bromsgrove 07/54 ?   21/53 ? 576.41
103.75 Stoke Works Jn 07/55 ?   21/51 ? 574.28
115.12 Abotswood Jn 08/02 ?   21/42 ? 563.11
133.10 Cheltenham Spa 08.17a ~ 08.19d ??.?? ~ 08.36   21.25a ~ 21.27d 21.30 ~ ??.?? 545.13
138.53 Barnwood Jn 08/25 08/44   ? ? ?

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
139.50 Gloucester 08.27a ~ 08.29d 08.46 ~ 08.49
153.68 Awre 08/45 09/03
159.03 Lydney 08/50 09/08
174.27 Severn Tunnel Junction 09.06a ~ 09.08d 09.29 ~ 09.31
184.16 Newport 09.21a ~ 09.23d 09.43 ~ 09.45
195.76 Cardiff Central 09/38 09/58
216.11 Bridgend 09/57 10/18
228.25 Port Talbot Parkway 10c08 ~ 10c10 10.29 ~ 10.32
232.23 Court Sart Jn 10/15 10/38
233.32 Dynevor Jn 10/17 10/41
234.40 Jersey Marine South Jn 10/20 10/44
237.07 Swansea Burrows Sidings 10L30 ~ 10L40 10.53 ~ 11.06
238.30 Swansea Eastern Depot 10.50 ~ 11.00 11.16 ~ 11.25
239.53 Swansea Burrows Sidings 11L10 ~ 11L24 11.32 ~ 11.40
242.20 Jersey Marine South Jn 11/34 11/35
243.22 Jersey Marine North Jn 11/37 11/56
245.63 Felin Fran 11/42 12/01
254.09 Hendy Jn 11x59 ~ 11x59 12/17
259.36 Pantyffynnon 12L07 ~ 12L13 12.25 ~ 12.38
267.62 Abernant 12.43a ~ 12.53d 13.15 ~ 13.27
276.08 Pantyffunnon 13L23 ~ 13L28 14.00 ~ 14.19
281.35 Hendy Jn 13/36 14/25
282.41 Morlais Jn 13/37 14/26
286.09 Llandeilo Jn 13/42 14/31
287.60 Llanelli 13/43 14/33
307.50 Carmarthen Jn 14/03 14/52
308.15 Carmarthen 14.05a ~ 14.15d 14.54 ~ 15.15
308.59 Carmarthen Bridge Jn 14/17 15/17
322.21 Whitland 14/31 15/30
334.18 Clarbeston Road 14/42 15/49
339.30 Haverfordwest 14p48a ~ 15p05d 15.57 ~ 16.02
344.14 Johnston 15/12 16/09
345.27 Gulf Oil Branch Jn 15/14 16/13
347.62 Waterston 15L27a ~ 15L42d 16.21 ~ 16.30
350.17 Gulf Oil Branch Jn 15.54 ~ 15.59 16.40 ~ 16.42
351.29 Herbranston Jn 16/02 16/46
353.63 Robeston 16.12a ~ 16.27d 16.51 ~ 17.01
356.17 Herbranston Jn 16.37 ~ 16.42 17.06 ~ 17.07
357.70 Milford Haven 16.46a ~ 17.23d 17.13 ~ 17.24
361.68 Johnston 17/42 17/36
366.52 Haverfordwest 17L38 ~ 17L46 17.42 ~ 17.49
371.64 Clarbeston Road 17/54 18/00
383.61 Whitland 18.06a ~ 18.07d 18.12 ~ 18.13
397.23 Carmarthen Bridge Jn 18/22 18/30
397.67 Carmarthen 18L24a ~ 18L32d 18.32 ~ 18.41
398.32 Carmarthen Jn 18/34 18/43
418.22 Llanelli 18/53 19/01
? Duffryn West 18/57 19/03
426.58 Cockett West 19x02 ~ 19x02 19/06
428.28 Swansea Loop West Jn 19/05 19/11
428.60 Landore Jn 19/06 19/12
435.22 Neath 19/14 19/20
440.63 Port Talbot Parkway 19c22 ~ 19c24 19.27 ~ 19.30
452.77 Bridgend 19/37 19/44
473.12 Cardiff Central 19*57 ~ 20*03 20.05 ~ 20.08
484.72 Newport 20.18a ~ 20.20d 20.21 ~ 20.22
494.61 Severn Tunnel Junction 20.31a ~ 203.33d 20.34 ~ 20.35
501.57 Pilning 20/40 20/42
505.23 Patchway 20/44 20/46
506.45 Bristol Parkway 20.47a ~ 20.49d 20.49 ~ 20.52
511.15 Westerleigh Jn 20/55 21/00
519.28 Charfield 21/02 21/07
532.53 Standish Jn 21/11 21/17
538.63 Gloucester Yard Jn 21/16 21/22

Timings continue in first table.

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