30th March 2018

Pathfinder Tours
The Easter Chieftain (Day 1 of 4)

Locos Used 37259 & 37605
Stock Used 35469+3098+3097+1657+3147+3120+3119+3149+1671+3110+1813+4946

Route :
1Z66 : Eastleigh to Cardiff Central
1Z67 : Cardiff Central to Inverness

Loco(s) Route
37605 + 37259 Eastleigh - Winchester - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Bramley - Southcote Jn - Oxford Road Jn - Reading West Jn - Goring & Streatley - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Kemble - Standish Jn - Gloucester - Lydney - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central
37259 + 37605 Cardiff Central - Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Cam & Dursley - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr South Jn - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Lifford West Jn - Lifford East Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Pontefract Baghill - Ferrybridge North Jn - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - York - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Polmont - Falkirk Grahamston - Carmuirs East Jn - Larbert Jn - Stirling - Dunblane - Perth - Pitlochry - Dalwhinnie - Kingussie - Aviemore - Slochd - Inverness

Notes :
(1) The tour E.C.S. from Eastleigh to Cardiff Central was made available to passengers as 1Z66.

Source : Keith Gardiner (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Keith Gardiner & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual
? Eastleigh 02.03d [P2] [UF] [P2]
? Shawford 02/08 ?
? Winchester 02/11 [P1] ?
? Wallers Ash Loop 02/17 ?
? Worting Jn 02/27 [US] ?
? Basingstoke 02/30 [P4] ?
? Bramley 02/37  ?
? Southcote Jn 02/49 ?
? Oxford Road Jn 02/50 ?
? Reading West Jn 02/52 [DR] ?
? Tilehurst East Jn 02/56 [DR-DM] ?
? Goring & Streatley 03/03 [P1] [DM] ?
? Didcot Parkway 03/12 [P1] ?
? Wantage Road 03/18 ?
? Challow 03/21 ?
? Uffington 03/23 ?
? Swindon 03/34 [P3] ?
? Swindon Loco Yard 03/37 ?
? Kemble 03/49 ?
? St Mary's LC 03/59 ?
? Standish Jn 04/09 ?
? Gloucester Yard Jn 04/14 ?
? Horton Road Jn 04/15 ?
? Gloucester 04/17 [P2] ?
? Awre 04/32 ?
? Lydney 04/37 ?
? Chepstow 04/45 ?
? Severn Tunnel Junction 04/53 [P1] [DM] ?
? Llanwern West 04/59 [DM] ?
? Maindee West Jn 05/03 [DM] ?
? Newport 05/03 [P2] [DM] ?
? Ebbw Jn 05/06 [DM] ?
? Marshfield 05/11 [DM] ?
? Long Dyke Jn 05/19 [B] ?
0.00 Cardiff Central 05.22a ~ 06.05d [P1] [B] ??.?? ~ 06.05 [P1]
? Long Dyke Jn 06/07 [UM] 06/08
? Marshfield 06/13 [UM] 06/13
? Ebbw Jn 06/17 [UM] 06/17
11.60 Newport 06.20a ~ 06.23d [P3] [UM] 06.19 ~ 06.23
? Maindee West Jn 06/25 [UM] 06/25
? Llanwern West Jn 06/27 [UM] 06/28
? Severn Tunnel Junction 06/33 [P4] 06/35
? Severn Tunnel West 06/34 06/36
? Severn Tunnel East 06/39 06/39
? Pilning 06/40 [P1] 06/41
? Patchway 06/46 [P1] 06/45
33.34 Bristol Parkway 06.51a ~ 06.53d [P3] 06.46 ~ 06.52
? Westerleigh Jn 06/59 06/58
? Yate 07/01 07/00
? Charfield 07/07 07/04
54.00 Cam & Dursley 07.14a ~ 07.16d [P1] 07.11 ~ 07.16
? Standish Jn 07/22 07/22
? Gloucester Yard Jn 07/28 07/27
? Barnwood Jn 07/29 07/28
72.02 Cheltenham Spa 07.37a ~ 07.40d [P2] 07.36 ~ 07.40 [P2]
? Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 07/47 [P1] 07/47
? Abbotswood Jn 07/57 07/54
? Norton Jn 07/59 07/57
93.78 Worcester Shrub Hill 08.04a ~ 08.07d [P1] 08.03 ~ 08.10
? Tunnel Jn 08/12 08/15
99.46 Droitwich Spa 08/17 08/21
? Hartlebury 08/23 08/28
109.02 Kidderminster 08.30a ~ 08.33d [P1] 08.31 ~ 08.32
? Blakedown 08/38 08/39
115.52 Stourbridge Junction 08/57 [P2] 08/49
? Rowley Regis 09/10 09/00
? Smethwick Jn 09/17 09/21
124.05 Galton Jn 09/20 09/22
125.31 Soho North Jn 09/22 09/25
? Soho East Jn 09/24 09/26
? Perry Barr West Jn 09/28 09/32
128.22 Perry Barr 09/30 09/35
129.67 Aston 09/36 [P2] 09/38
? Proof House Jn 09/42 [DEL] 09/41
132.39 Birmingham New Street 09.45a ~ 09.55d [P10] 09.45 ~ 09.54
135.63 Selly Oak 10/05 10/03
? Lifford West Jn 10/10 10/07
137.58 Lifford East Jn 10/12 10/10
142.25 Bordesley Jn 10/19 10/18
? St Andrews Jn 10/21 10/19
143.07 Landor Street Jn 10*26 ~ 10*37 [ML] 10.20 ~ 10.35
149.15 Water Orton 10/46 10/43
? Kingsbury Jn 10/51 10/45
158.70 Tamworth HL 10/56 [P3] 10/50
166.26 Wichnor Jn 11/02 10/55
171.61 Burton-on-Trent 11/06 [P1] 10/59
? Clay Mills Jn 11/09 11/01
? North Stafford Jn 11/20 11/05
? Stenson Jn 11/21 11/06
182.62 Derby 11.30a ~ 11.33d [P1] 11.22 ~ 11.32 [P1]
192.55 Ambergate Jn 11/45 11/43
? Clay Cross North Jn 11/55 [EL] 11/53
? Chesterfield South Jn 11/57 [DBH] 11/55
206.73 Chesterfield 11.59a ~ 12.05d [P3] 11.57 ~ 12.05
? Tapton Jn 12/10 12/06
? Barrow Hill North Jn 12/13 12/10
216.21 Beighton Jn 12/20 12/16
? Treeton Jn 12/23 12/20
? Masborough Jn 12/29 12/32
? Aldwarke Jn 12/37 12/38
227.47 Swinton 12/41 12/42
235.23 Moorthorpe 12/59 [P2] 13/00
? Pontefract Baghill 13/08 13/07
? Ferrybridge North Jn 13/11 13/09
? Milford Jn 13/17 13/15
252.63 Church Fenton 13/23 [P3] [NNL] 13/23 [P3]
? Colton Jn 13/39 [NNL] 13/38
263.41 York 13.46a ~ 14.40d [P10] 13.54 ~ 14.44 [P10]
? Skelton Jn 14/44 [DS] 14/47
? Skelton Bridge Jn 14/46 14/49
? Tollerton Jn 14/53 [DS] 14/56
285.57 Thirsk 15/09 [DF] 15/08
293.37 Northallerton 15/16 15/17
307.51 Darlington 15/26 [P4] 15/34 [P4]
319.58 Ferryhill South Jn 15/38 15/46
? Tursdale Jn 15/40 15/48
329.54 Durham 15/45 [P2] 15/53
? Birtley Jn 15/54 15/59
? King Edward Bridge South Jn 15/57 16/03
343.49 Newcastle 16.00a ~ 16.01d [P3] 16.07 ~ 16.10
? Heaton South Jn 16/05 16/14
360.19 Morpeth 16/20 [P2] 16/26
378.38 Alnmouth for Alnwick 16/35 [P2] 16/40
? Belford LC 16/48 16/52
410.49 Berwick-upon-Tweed 17/01 [P2] 17/03
? Reston 17/10 17/12
426.72 Grantshouse 17/16 17/16
? Oxwellmains 17/24 17/24
439.01 Dunbar 17/25 17/26
450.26 Drem 17/35 [P2] 17/34
458.46 Prestonpans 17/41 17/40
? Monktonhall Jn 17/45 17/41
? Portobello Jn 17/52 17/50
? Craigentinny Jn 17/54 17/53
? Abbeyhill Jn 17/56 [SL] 17/55
458.06 Edinburgh Waverley 17.58a ~ 18.08d [P9] 17.57 ~ 18.07
? Princes Street Gardens 18/09 [W] 18/10
? Haymarket 18/12 [P4] 18/13
? Haymarket West Jn 18/14 18/15
? Newbridge Jn 18/21 18/26
? Winchburgh Jn 18/26 18/30
485.51 Linlithgow 18/31 [P2] 18/34 [P2]
490.27 Polmont 18/36 [P2] 18/39
? Grangemouth Jn 18/41 18/44
? Falkirk Grahamston 18.44a ~ 18.59d [P2] 18.45 ~ 18.50 [P2]
? Carmuirs East Jn 19/06 18/53
495.69 Larbert Jn 19/08 18/55
504.42 Stirling 19/18 [P2] 19/04
509.37 Dunblane 19/29 [P2] 19/10
? Blackford 19/41 19/20
? Hilton Jn 20/01 ?
537.43 Perth 20/04 [P7] 19/42
? Stanley 20/14 19/50
553.05 Dunkeld & Birnam 20.25 ~ 20.42 [P2] 20/01?
565.75 Pitlochry 20/55 [P2] 20/38
572.63 Blair Athol 21/05 20/49
? Dalnacardoch 21/21 ?
? Dalnaspidal 21/32 ?
596.21 Dalwhinnie 21/41 [P2] 21/39
? Newtonmore 21/50 ?
609.17 Kingussie 21.53 ~ 21.55 [P1] 21.52 ~ 21.54
613.13 Kincraig 22.05 ~ 22.17 ?
621.05 Aviemore 22.24 ~ 22.25 [P1] 22/05?
? Carrbridge 22/35 [P1] ?
633.05 Slochd 22/45 ?
? Tomatin 22/49 ?
? Moy 22/53 ?
? Culloden 22/59 ?
? Milburn Jn 23/05 ?
655.57 Inverness 23.08a [P2] 22.42


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