17th June 2018

Pathfinder Tours
The Cornishman Express

Loco Used steam: 35028 'Clan Line'
Stock Used 17096+4949+4998+1813+3119+3120+3147+1671+3098+3097

Route :
1Z50 : Bristol Temple Meads to Par
1Z52 : Par to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco Route
35028 Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton - Worle Jn - Weston-super-Mare - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Liskeard - Par
35028 Par - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes : 
(1) John Clifford comments: This tour took a 'Merchant Navy' to Cornwall. It is believed to be the first time that one of this class had been west of Plymouth. The train started late from Bristol caused by problems with the new signalling there. We were held to follow the 08.28 Bristol - Penzance, but did manage to make up some although still arriving late at Par. On the return the watering at Plymouth took longer than allowed for but did not have a great effect on the time keeping. 66031 had been brought up from St Blazey to Plymouth in case we encountered a problem on the Devon banks but, in the event, was not needed.
(2) Off tour options: Passengers could get off at Liskeard for a trip to Looe, at Bodmin Road for a trip on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway or a visit to Lanhydrock House or stay on the train to Par for coach trips to Fowey or Charlestown.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 08.03d [P4] 08.33 [P4]   22.24a [P15] 22.26 [P5]
Bristol West Jn 08/05 [DM] 08/35 [DM]   22/21 [CL] 22/21 [UR]
Parson Street 08/07 08/38   22/18 [P2] [UM] 22/17 [P2] [RL]
Yatton 08.20a ~ 08.23d 08.50 ~ 08.52 [P1]   22.02a ~ 22.05d 22.02 ~ 22.04 [P2]
Worle Jn 08/30 09/02   21/56 21/55
Weston-super-Mare 08.36a ~ 08.39d [P2] 09.07 ~ 09.13 [P1]   21.49a ~ 21.52d [P2] 21.46 ~ 21.49 [P1]
Uphill Jn 08/43 09/17   21/45 21/41
Bridgwater 08/57 09/29 [P1]   21/31 21/28 [P2]
Cogload Jn 09/04 09/34   21/24 21/23
Taunton 09.09a ~ 09.19d [P3] 09.43 ~ 09.45 [P3] [ML]   21.16a ~ 21.18d [P5] 21.14 ~ 21.16 [P5]
Norton Fitzwarren 09/22 09/49   21/13 21/09
Whiteball 09/34 09/54   21/04 21/01
Tiverton Parkway 09/38 [P1] 10/01 [P1]   20/59 [P2] 20/57 [P2]
Tiverton Loop 09w41 ~ 10w01 [DPL] 10w07 ~ 10w20 [DPL]   20w42 ~ 20w57 [UPL] 20w33 ~ 20w53 [UPL]
Cowley Bridge Jn 10/17 10/34   20/26 20/18
Exeter St Davids 10.19a ~ 10.22d [P4] 10.37 ~ 10.39 [P4]   20.20a ~ 20.23d [P5] 20.11 ~ 20.15 [P5]
Dawlish Warren 10/34 10/51 [DM]   20/02 19/59 [UM]
Dawlish 10/36 10/53 [P1]   20/00 19/58 [P2]
Teignmouth 10/39 10/56 [P1]   19/57 19/55 [P2]
Newton Abbot 10/44 [P2] 11/01 [P2]   19/52 [P3] 19/50 [P3]
Newton Abbot West Jn 10/45 11/01   19/51 19/50
Dainton Tunnel 10/50 11/05   19/47 19/46
Totnes 10/56 11/11 [DM]   19/40 19/40 [UM]
Aish Crossover 11/08 11/22   19/32 19/32
Ivybridge 11/12 [P1] 11/26 [P1]   19/27 [P2] 19/28 [P2]
Hemerdon 11/16 11/32   19/20 19/23
Lipson Jn 11/24 11/37   19/09 19/15
Plymouth 11w31a ~ 11w51d [P7] 11.41 ~ 12.00 [P7]   18w36a ~ 19w06d [P7] 18.35 ~ 19.10 [P7]
St Budeaux Jn 11/56 12/06   18/30 18/28
Saltash 12/00 [P1] 12/11 [P1]   18/26 [P2] 18/25 [P2]
St Germans 12/06 [P1] 12/16 [P1]   18/20 [P2] 18/18 [P2]
Liskeard 12.19a ~ 12.22d [P1] 12.29 ~ 12.33 [P1]   18.06a ~ 18.09d [P2] 18.03 ~ 18.07 [P2]
St Pinnock Viaduct East 12/30 12/41   17/58 17/57
Largin 12/31 12/43   17/57 17/56
Bodmin Parkway 12.36a ~ 12.39d 12.49 ~ 12.53 [P1]   17.46a ~ 17.49d 17.45 ~ 17.48 [P2]
Lostwithiel 12/45 [P2] 12/59 [P2]   17/40 [P1] 17/40 [P1]
Par 12.55a [P3] 13.09 [P3]   17.31d [P3] 17.31 [P3]


Associated E.C.S.  & Light Engine Workings

16/06/18 :
5Z48 : (66133 + tour stock) : Eastleigh Arlington to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked
Eastleigh Arlington 14.03d
Eastleigh 14/05
Eastleigh East Jn 14/06
Eastleigh Sig.E97 14.07 ~ 14.20
Chandler's Ford ?
Romsey 14/40
Dean 14/48
Tunnel Jn 14/58
Salisbury 15/01
Wilton Jn 15/04
Warminster 15/33
Westbury 15/43
Bradford Jn 15/53
Bathampton Jn 16/09
Bath Spa 16/12
Bristol East Depot 16.28 ~ 16.49
North Somerset Jn 16/51
Bristol East Jn 16/52
Bristol Temple Meads 16.54a

17/06/18 :
5Z49 : (35028 with 17096) : Bristol St Philips Marsh HST Depot to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked
Bristol St Philips Marsh HST Depot 06.50d
North Somerset Jn 07/00
Bristol East Jn 07/02
Bristol Temple Meads 07/03 [UT]
Bristol West Jn 07.05 ~ 07.10
Bristol Temple Meads 07.13a

5Z50 : (35028) : Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol West Jn - Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 07.43d  
Bristol West Jn 07.45 ~ 07.50  
Bristol Temple Meads 07.53a [P4] 08.12 [P4]

5Z51 : (35028) : Par to St Blazey
5Z52 : (35028) : St Blazey to Par

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Par 13.05d [P3] 17.15a [P3]
St Blazey SB 13.10 ~ 13.13 17.06 ~ 17.09
St Blazey Depot 13.15a 17.01d

0Z50 : (66031) : St Blazey to Plymouth
0Z52 : (66031) : Plymouth to St Blazey
 (standby rescue loco, not needed)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
St Blazey Depot 09.35d 21.00a
St Blazey SB 09.37 ~ 09.40 20.54 ~ 20.57
Par 09/45 20/51
Lostwithiel 09/50 20/46
Largin 09/58 20/38
St Pinnock Viaduct East 09/59 20/37
Liskeard 10/04 20/32
St Germans 10/14 20/23
Saltash 10/20 20/17
St Budeaux Jn 10/24 20/14
Plymouth 10/29 20.02 ~ 20.09
Plymouth Sig.124 10.30 ~ 10.33 19.57 ~ 20.00
Plymouth Park Sidings 10.35a 19.55d

5Z53 : (35028) : Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol East Depot - Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked
Bristol Temple Meads 22.39d [P15]
Bristol East Jn 22/41
North Somerset Jn 22/42
Bristol East Goods 22.45 ~ 23.05 [DGL]
North Somerset Jn 23/08
Bristol East Jn 23/10
Bristol Temple Meads 23.12a

5Z54 : (35028 with 17096) : Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol St Philips Marsh HST Depot

Location Booked
Bristol Temple Meads 23.39d
Bristol East Jn 23/41
North Somerset Jn 23/43
Bristol St Philips Marsh HST Depot 23.54a

18/06/18 :
5Z54 : (66133 + tour stock) : Bristol Temple Meads to Eastleigh Arlington

Location Booked
Bristol Temple Meads 13.04d
Bristol East Jn 13/05
North Somerset Jn 13/07
Bath Spa 13/22
Bathampton Jn 13*33 ~ 14*23
Bradford Jn 14/36
Westbury 14*45 ~ 15*23
Warminster 15/36
Wilton Jn 16/02
Salisbury 16/05
Tunnel Jn 16/08
Dean 16/22
Romsey 16/32
Chandler's Ford ?
Eastleigh East Jn 16.47 ~ 16.55
Eastleigh 16/57
Eastleigh Arlington 17.00a

19/06/18 :
5Z55 : (35028 with 17096) : Bristol St Philips Marsh HST Depot to Stewarts Lane Depot

Location Booked
Bristol St Philips Marsh HST Depot 10.02d
North Somerset Jn 10.14 ~ 10.17
Bath Spa 10/30
Bathampton Jn 10/33
Thingley East Jn 10/43
Chippenham 10/45
Wootton Bassett Jn 10/57
Swindon 11/04
Uffington 11/15
Challow 11/18
Wantage Road 11/29
Foxhall Jn 11/38
Didcot Parkway 11.41 ~ 11.43 [P4]
Didcot East Jn 11/45
Goring & Streatley 11/52
Reading West Jn 12/02
Reading 12.06 ~ 12.08 [P15a]
Reading Southern Jn 12.10 ~ 12.39
Reading Spur Jn 12/40
Earley 12/43
Wokingham 12/49
Virginia Water 13/00
Staines 13/16
Feltham 13/22
Feltham Jn 13/24
Hounslow 13/34
Brentford 13/41
Barnes 13/52
Clapham Junction 14/01
Longhedge Jn 14/07
Stewarts Lane Jn 14/09
Battersea Loop 14.12 ~ 14.42
Stewarts Lane Jn 14/45
Stewarts Lane Depot 14.54a

0Z55 : (35028) : Battersea Loop - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Battersea Loop 
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Battersea Loop 14.17d
Stewarts Lane Jn 14/20
Factory Jn 14.21 ~ 14.24
Longhedge Jn 14.26 ~ 14.29
Stewarts Lane Jn 14/31
Battersea Loop 14.34a


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