5th May 2018

Pathfinder Tours
The Diamond Twenties

Locos Used 20189, 20205, 73141 'Charlotte', 73963 'Janice' & 66788
Stock Used 4991+4946+4998+4949+4927+1813+1671+3123+3066+3068+21269

Route :
1Z18 : Tame Bridge Parkway to London Victoria
1Z20 : London Victoria to Mountfield Sidings
1Z22 : Mountfield Sidings to Dungeness
1Z24 : Dungeness to London Victoria
1Z26 : London Victoria to Dorridge

Loco(s) Route
66788 Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley - Dorridge - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Earley - Wokingham - Ascot - Staines - Feltham - Twickenham - Richmond - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria
20205 + 20189 (3) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Cambria Jn - Denmark Hill - Nunhead - Catford - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Otford Jn - Bat & Ball - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Tunbridge Wells Central - Wadhurst - Robertsbridge - Mountfield Sidings
20189 + 20205 (1) Mountfield Sidings - Mountfield British Gypsum
73141 + 73963 (2) Mountfield British Gypsum - Mountfield Sidings
20189 + 20205 (1) Mountfield Sidings - Robertsbridge - Wadhurst - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Tonbridge Sig.AD525
73141 + 73963 (2) Tonbridge Sig.AD525 - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Cranmore [DPL] - Headcorn - Ashford International - Appledore - Lyd Town - Dungeness
20189 + 20205 (1) Dungeness - Lyd Town - Appledore - Ashford International - Beechbrook Farm Loop
20189 + 20205 Beechbrook Farm Loop - Charing - Lenham [UPL] - Maidstone East - Otford [UGL] - Otford Jn - Swanley - St Mary Cray Jn - Bickley Jn - Bromley South - Shortlands Jn - Bellingham - Catford - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Lifford Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria
66788 London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - (reverse of outward route) - Dorridge

Notes: 
(1) 73141 + 73963 on rear.
(2) 20189 + 20205 on rear.
(3) Banked by 66788 from London Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.
(4) 73963 replaced failed 73107.
(5) Tour postponed from 23/09/17.

Sources : Alan Sheppard (on the tour from/to Dorridge) & Nick Bartlett (on the tour from/to Reading)

Photo Review


20189+20205 at Mountfield Gypsum Mine (photo: Nick Bartlett)


73141+73963 at Headcorn (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66788 at London Victoria on 1Z26 (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard, Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

M.C

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
Tame Bridge Parkway 05.32d [P1] 05.32   - -

-

3.38
Perry Barr North Jn 05/36 05/39   - -

-

?
Perry Barr West Jn 05/37 05/40   - -

-

 ?
Soho East Jn 05/42 05/44   - -

-

6.23
Soho South Jn 05/44 05/45   - -

-

8.20
Birmingham New Street 05.48a ~ 05.53d [P10] 05.51 ~ 05.54   - -

-

 ?
Proof House Jn 05/55 05/57   - -

-

 ?
St Andrews Jn 06/01 06/01   - -

-

10.17
Bordesley Jn 06/04 [ML] 06/03   - -

-

 ?
Small Heath South Jn 06/08 [FL] 06/06   - -

-

12.23
Tyseley 06/13 [P1] 06/07   - -

-

 ?
Solihull 06/16 [P1] 06/12   - -

-

 ?
Bentley Heath LC 06/19 [ML] 06/15   - -

-

19.33
Dorridge 06.21a ~ 06.24d [P1] 06.17 ~ 06.24 [P1]
 
00.17a [P2] 00.13
126.37
26.14
Hatton 06/30 06/31 [P1]
 
00/10 00/06 [P2]
119.56
32.21
Leamington Spa 06.41a ~ 06.43d [P3] 06.42 ~ 06.44 [P3]
 
23.50a ~ 23.59d [P2] 23.56 ~ 23.59 [P2]
113.49
43.32
Fenny Compton 06/57 06/55
 
23/41 23/45
102.38
 ?
Reservoir Jn 07/03 [UPL] 07/03
 
23/32 23/38
?
52.12
Banbury 07.06a ~ 07.23d [P4] [UCV] 07.07 ~ 07.24 [P4]
 
23.28a ~ 23.31d [P2] 23.34 ~ 23.36 [P2]
93.58
 ?
Banbury Depot Jn 07/25 07/25
 
23/27 [DCV] 23/32
?
57.16
Aynho Jn 07/30 07/29
 
23/22 23/37
88.54
63.07
Heyford 07/36 [P1] 07/35 [P1]
 
23/17 [P2] 23/22 [P2]
82.63
71.76
Wolvercote Jn 07/43 07/43
 
23/08 23/16
73.74
 ?
Oxford North Jn 07/44 07/46
 
23/06 23/14
?
74.67
Oxford 07/47 [TL] 07/48 [UM]
 
23/04 [TL] 23/13 [DM]
71.03
 ?
Kennington Jn 07/51 07/51
 
23/00 23/07
?
 ?
Didcot North Jn 07/58 07/59
 
22/52 22/55
?
84.37
Didcot Parkway 08.01a ~ 08.08d [P4] [RL] 08.03 ~ 08.08 [P4]
 
22.42a ~ 22.48d [P3] 22.49 ~ 22.52 [P3]
60.52
 ?
Didcot East Jn 08/10 [ML] 08/10 [UM]
 
22/40 [RL] 22.42 ~ 22.43
?
 ?
Goring & Streatley 08/16 08/16 [P2] [UM]
 
22/29 22/34 [P1]
?
101.58
Reading High Level Jn 08/26 [FVL] 08/24 [FVL]
 
22/21 22/27 [UM]
44.12
102.28
Reading 08.28a ~ 08.33d [P7] [ML] 08.26 ~ 08.33 [P7]
 
22.15a ~ 22.19d [P8] [ML] 22.20 ~ 22.25 [P8]
43.42
102.68
Reading New Jn 08/35 08/36
 
22/13 [DM] 22/18
43.02
103.27
Reading Spur Jn 08/40 08/38
 
22/12 22/17
42.43
 ?
Earley 08/43 08/44 [P2]
 
22/09 22/13 [P1]
 ?
109.15
Wokingham 08/47 [P1] 08/49 [P1]
 
22/01 [P2] 22/04 [P2]
36.55
116.67
Ascot 08/56 [P1] 08/59 [P1]
 
21/47 [P2] 21/48 [P2]
29.03
122.51
Virginia Water 09/02 [P1] 09/05 [P1]
 
21/36 [P2] 21/38 [P2]
23.19
126.64
Staines 09/12 [P1] 09/13 [P1]
 
21/29 [P2] 21/32 [P2]
19.06
 ?
Feltham 09/20 [P1] 09/19 [P1]
 
21/25 [P2] 21/27 [P2]
?
132.31
Feltham Jn 09/22 09/23
 
21/23 21/25
13.39
 ?
Whitton Jn 09/25 09/24   - -

-

 ?
Twickenham Jn 09/30 [FL] 09/28   - -

-

134.44
Twickenham 09/32 [P4] 09/29 [P4]   - -

-

 ?
St Margarets 09/34 09.29 ~ 09.34 [P2]   - -

-

136.09
Richmond 09/39 [P2] 09/38 [P2]   - -

-

-

Hounslow - -   21/22 [P2] 21/22 [P2]
12.41

-

Brentford - -   21/12 [P2] 21/13 [P2]
9.53
138.59
Barnes 09/45 [P1] [UWS] 09/46 [P1] [UWS]
 
21/00 [P3] 21/03 [P3]
6.08
141.72
Clapham Junction 09/54 [P3] 09/56 [P3]
 
20/54 [P5] [SL] 20/55 [P5] [DWF]
2.75
143.09
Longhedge Jn 09/57 09/59
 
20/51 20/51
1.58
143.31
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/58 [RVL] 10.00 ~ 10.02 [RVL]
 
20/49 [RVL] 20/50 [RVL]
1.36
 ?
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 10/00 [SL] 10/04 [UCS]
 
20/47 20/47 [DSL]
?
144.67
0.00
London Victoria 10.05a ~ 10.43d [P2] [FL] 10.09 ~ 10.43 [P2]
 
20.15a ~ 20.44d [P2] [FL] 20.14 ~ 20.45 [P2] [DCF]
0.00
78.06
?
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 10/45 10/46 [DCM]
 
20/11 [SL] 20/10
 ?
 -
Stewarts Lane Jn - -
 
20/09 DIV
76.48
 -
Lifford Jn - -   DIV 20/09 [CR]
?
?
Factory Jn 10/46 10/46 [DCF]
 
20/08 20/08
76.11
2.15
Voltaire Road Jn 10/47 10/47 [DCF]
 
20/07 [AL] 20.06 ~ 20.07 [CR]
75.72
3.14
Brixton Jn 10/50 10/51 [DCL]
 
- -
-
?
Canterbury Road Jn 10/50 10/52
 
- -
 -
?
Cambria Jn 10/52 10/53
 
- -
 -
4.22
Denmark Hill 10/55 [P4] 10/54 [P4]
 
20/01 [P1] 20/02 [P1]
73.56
4.63
Crofton Road Jn 10/56 10/55
 
19/59 [AL] 20/01 [UA]
73.20
5.77
Nunhead 11/01 [P2] 11/00 [P2]
 
19/54 [P1] 19/58 [P1]
72.06

?

Catford 11/06 11/06 [P2]   19/50 19/54 [P1]

?

8.73
Bellingham 11/09 11/09 [P2]
 
19/49 19/53 [P1]
69.10
11.07
Shortlands Jn 11/13 [FL] 11/13 [DCF]
 
19/46 19.45 ~ 19.50
66.76

?

Bromley South 11/16 11/17 [P2]   19/44 19/41 [P1]

?

13.49
Bickley Jn 11/21 [FL] 11/22 [DCF]
 
19/42 [FL] 19/39
64.34
14.28
St Mary Cray Jn 11/23 11/24 [DCF]
 
19/41 19/37
63.55
18.42
Swanley 11/29 [P2] 11/32 [P2]
 
19/36 [P1] [FL] 19/33 [P1]
59.41
25.65
Otford Jn 11/42 11.44 ~ 11.46
 
19/25 19/22
52.18

 

M.C

Location Booked Actual
?
Bat & Ball 11/44 11/49 [P2]
28.00
Sevenoaks 11/48 [P3] 11/52 [P3]
35.33
Tonbridge 12/02 [DF] 12/04 [DF]
?
Somerhill Tunnel 12/04 12/06
?
Wells Tunnel Jn 12/11 12/13
40.23
Tunbridge Wells Central 12/15 [P2] 12/16 [P2]
?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 12/18 12/18
45.14
Wadhurst 12/26 12/23 [P2]
55.38
Robertsbridge 12/40 12/41 [P2]
57.44
Mountfield Tunnel 12/43 12/47
58.11
0.00
Mountfield Sidings 12.47 ~ 13.17 12.50 ~ 13.31 [Sdg 2]
1.12
0.00
Mountfield British Gypsum 13.27 ~ 13.37 13w37 ~ 14w07
1.12
0.00
Mountfield Sidings 13.47 ~ 14.17 14.17 ~ 14.20 [Sdg 2]
0.47
Mountfield Tunnel 14/19 14/24
2.53
Robertsbridge 14/22 14/28
12.77
Wadhurst 14/33 14/38
?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 14/38 14/46
17.68
Tunbridge Wells Central 14/40 [P1] 14/48 [P1]
?
Wells Tunnel Jn 14/41 14/49
?
Somerhill Tunnel 14/45 14/54
22.58
Tonbridge 14/48 [P1] 14/56 [P2]
23.00
0.00
Tonbridge Sig.AD525 14.51 ~ 15.00 14.58 ~ 15.03 [DM]
0.22
Tonbridge 15/02 [DF] 15/04 [DF]
5.45
Paddock Wood 15/08 [DM] 15/10 [DM]
14.68
Cranmore [Down Loop] 15.20 ~ 15.21 [DPL] 15/23 [DPL]
15.77
Headcorn 15*25 ~ 15*37 [P2] 15p23 ~ 15p36 [P2]
26.72
Ashford International 15/49 [P2] 15/50 [P2]
35.30
Appledore 16.07 ~ 16.08 16.07 ~ 16.08 [P2]
42.33
Lydd Town 16.37 ~ 16.44 16.43 ~ 16.51 [Dn Loop]
44.45
0.00
Dungeness British Energy 16.49 ~ 17.00 16.59 ~ 17.10
2.12
Lydd Town 17.05 ~ 17.15 17.23 ~ 17.26 [Main]
9.15
Appledore 17.50 ~ 17.51 17/59 [P1]
17.62
Ashford International 18.08a ~ 18.13d [P2] 18.17 ~ 18.19 [P2]
20.54
Beechbrook Farm Loop 18.19 ~ 18.29 18.28 ~ 18.33 [UGL]
23.61
Charing 18/37 18/39 [P1]
27.61
Lenham 18.43 ~ 18.44 [UPL] 18/46 [UPL]
36.76
Maidstone East 18/59 [P1] 18/58 [P1]
51.62
Otford [Up Loop] 19.22 ~ 19.23 [UGL] 19.18 ~ 19.21 [UGL]

Timings continued in first table.
Mileages taken from Tour Brochure.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

05/05/18 : 
5Z17 : (66788?) : Eastleigh Arlington to Tame Bridge Parkway

Location Booked
Eastleigh Arlington 01.10d
Eastleigh 01.12 ~ 01.15
Shawford 01/22
Winchester 01/27
Worting Jn 01/43
Basingstoke 01/49
Bramley 01/57
Southcote Jn 02/06
Oxford Road Jn 02/08
Reading West Jn 02/10
Goring & Streatley 02/19
Didcot East Jn 02/28
Didcot North Jn 02/30
Kennington Jn 02/36
Oxford 02/40
Wolvercote Jn 02/45
Heyford 02/53
Aynho Jn 02/58
Banbury 03/04
Reservoir Jn 03/06
Fenny Compton 03/13
Leamington Spa 03.24 ~ 03.28
Milverton Jn 03/30
Kenilworth Jn 03/36
Gibbet Hill Jn 03/38
Coventry 03/42
Berkswell 03/46
Birmingham International 03/51
Stechford 03/55
Aston 04/00
Perry Barr North Jn 04/03
Tame Bridge Parkway 04/08
Newton Jn 04/09
Bescot [Up & Down Goods] 04.12 ~ 05.17
Newton Jn 05/20
Tame Bridge Parkway 05.24a [P1]

5Z27 : (66788) : Dorridge to Tyseley

Location Booked Actual
Dorridge 00.22d 00.14
Bentley Heath LC 00/23  
Solihull 00/27  
Tyseley South Jn 00/32  
Tyseley [U&DTS] 00.36a  

06/05/18 : 
5Z28 : (66788?) : Tyseley to Eastleigh Arlington

Location Booked
Tyseley [U&DTS] 11.00d
Tyseley South Jn 11/02
Solihull 11/07
Bentley Heath LC 11/11
Dorridge 11/12
Hatton 11/18
Leamington Spa 11.26 ~ 11.28
Fenny Compton 11/42
Reservoir Jn 11/48
Banbury 11.50 ~ 11.59
Aynho Jn 12/04
Heyford 12/11
Wolvercote Jn 12/18
Oxford 12/21
Kennington Jn 12/23
Didcot North Jn 12/30
Didcot East Jn 12/31
Goring & Streatley 12/37
Reading West Jn 12/44
Oxford Road Jn 12/57
Southcote Jn 12/58
Bramley 13/08
Basingstoke 13/15
Worting Jn 13/17
Winchester 13/31
Shawford 13/34
Eastleigh 13.39 ~ 13.41
Eastleigh Arlington 13.46a


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