21st April 2018

Pathfinder Railtours
The York Moors Venturer

Locos Used 47749 'City of Truro', 66518 & 66778 'Darius Cheskin'
Stock Used 4949+1813+3123+21269+3068+3066+3147+1671+3098+3120

Route :
1Z47 : Newport to Scarborough
1Z48 : Scarborough to Newport

Loco(s) Route
47749 Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Chepstow - Lydney - Gloucester - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Old Hill (1)
66518 + 47749 (2) Old Hill - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby
66778 + 47749 (2) Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Pontefract Baghill - Ferrybridge North Jn - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - York (4)
66778 (3) York - (reverse of outward route) - Wichnor Jn - Coleshill Parkway - Water Orton - (reverse of outward route) - Newport

Notes :
(1) 47749 failed at Old Hill and was rescued by 66518.
(2) 47749 was dead-in-tow.
(3) 47749 on rear.
(4) Tour terminated at York, due to late running.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Newport 05.27d [P3] 05.27 [P2] 23.48a [P2] 23.48
Maindee West Jn 05/29 [UM] 05/29 23/46 23/47
Llanwern West Jn 05/31 05/31 23/43 23/45
Severn Tunnel Junction 05/39 [P2] 05/37 23/35 [P1] [DM] 23/39
Chepstow 05.47a ~ 05.50d 05.45 ~ ? 23.22a ~ 23.25d 23.29 ~ 23.31
Lydney 06.00a ~ 06.03d 05.59 ~ 06.03 23.10a ~ 23.13d 23.16 ~ 23.19
Awre 06/10 06/12 23/04 23/07
Gloucester 06.25a ~ 06.28d [P4] 06.26 ~ 06.30 22.47a ~ 22.50d [P2] 22.51 ~ 22.54 [P2]
Horton Road Jn 06/30 06/32 22/45 22/50
Barnwood Jn 06/31 06/34 22/44 22/48
Cheltenham Spa 06.38a ~ 06.41d [P2] 06.42 ~ 06.45 [P2] 22.34a ~ 22.37d [P1] 22.37 ~ 22.41
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 06/50 [P1] 06/53 22/27 [P2] 22/29
Abbotswood Jn 07/00 07/01 22/18 22/19
Norton Jn 07/02 07/03 22/17 22/18
Worcester Shrub Hill 07.07a ~ 07.10d [P1] 07.10 ~ 07.12 22.09a ~ 22.12d [P2] 22.08 ~ 22.14
Tunnel Jn 07/12 07/14 22/07 22/05
Droitwich Spa 07.18a ~ 07.20d 07.21 ~ 07.23 21.57a ~ 22.00d 21.55 ~ 21.58
Hartlebury 07/27 07/31 21/50 21/49
Kidderminster 07.32a ~ 07.35d [P1] 07.35 ~ 07.37 21.42a ~ 21.45d [P2] 21.41 ~ 21.44
Blakedown 07/40 07/45 21/38 21/38
Stourbridge Junction 07.46a ~ 07.49d [P2] 07.50 ~ ? 21.31a ~ 21.34d [P3] 21.31 ~ 21.33
Old Hill 07/56 ??L?? ~ ??L?? 21/24 21/24
Rowley Regis 08*01 ~ 08*14 [UGL] 11/37 21/22 21/22
Smethwick Jn 08/18 ? 21/19 21/18
Galton Jn 08/19 11/45 21/18 21/16
Soho South Jn 08/21 11/49 21/16 21/14
Birmingham New Street 08.28 ~ 08.39 [P8] 11/57? 21/11 [P5] 21/09
Proof House Jn 08/42 [DEL] 12/00 21/08 21/05
Landor Street Jn 08/44 [ML] 12/03 21/05 21/03
Water Orton 08/53 12/15 20/58 [ML] 20/52
Coleshill Parkway - - 20/56 20/45
Whitacre Jn - - 20/51 20/42
Kingsbury Jn 08/57 12/19 20/47 20/37
Tamworth HL 09/02 [P3] 12/25 20/41 [P4] 20/31
Wichnor Jn 09/07 12/40 20/35 20/25
Burton-on-Trent 09/15 [P1] 12/46 20/30 [P2] 20/20
Clay Mills Jn 09/19 12/48 20/28 20/18
North Stafford Jn 09/23 12/51 20/25 20/15
Stenson Jn 09/24 12/52 20/24 20/15
Derby 09.30a ~ 09.32d [P2] 12L58 ~ 13L19 20.15a ~ 20.17d [P3] 19.50 ~ 20.08
Ambergate Jn 09/44 13/30 20/02 19/40
Clay Cross North Jn 09/54 [EL] 13/40 19/51 19/31
Chesterfield South Jn 09/57 [DBH] 13/42 19/48 19/29
Chesterfield 09/59 [P3] 13/43 19/46 [P2] 19/27
Tapton Jn 09/59 13/44 19/45 19/25
Barrow Hill North Jn 10/02 13/46 19/39 19/01
Beighton Jn 10/08 13/52 19/29 18/55
Masborough Jn 10/15 13/58 19/17 18/47
Aldwarke Jn 10/18 14/01 19/13 18/45
Swinton 10/20 14/03 19/11 18/42
Moorthorpe 10/29 [P2] 14/12 18/53 [P1] 18/23
Pontefract Baghill 10/36 14/18 18/38 18/10
Ferrybridge North Jn 10/39 14/20 18/34 18/07
Milford Jn 10/48 14/26 18/25 17/59
Church Fenton 10/55 [P2] [NNL] 14/33 [P2] 18/18 [P1] 17/54
Colton Jn 11/04 14/42 18/11 [NNL] 17/48
York 11.11a ~ 11.17d [P5] 14.49a [P10] 17.59a ~ 18.04d [P5] 17.40d
Scarborough Bridge Jn  11/19 CANC 17/57 CANC
Strensall SB 11/25 CANC 17/48 CANC
Barton Hill 11/30 CANC 17/43 CANC
Kirkham Abbey SB 11/34 CANC 17/39 CANC
Malton 11.44a ~ 11.48d CANC 17.27a ~ 17.30d CANC
Weaverthorpe LC 12/00 CANC 17/15 CANC
Seamer 12/06 CANC 17/07 CANC
Scarborough 12.16a [P1] CANC 17.00d [P1] CANC


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