5th January 2019

Pathfinder Railtours
The Waverley Re-Union

Locos Used 50007 'Hercules' & 50049 'Defiant' (3)
Stock Used 5929+5961+6054+6158+6051+1200+3345+3356+1657+3333+3314+17105

Route :
1Z28 : Birmingham New Street to Tweedbank
1Z29 : Tweedbank to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z30 : Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

Loco(s) Route
50007 + 50049 Birmingham New Street - Sandwell & Dudley - Wolverhampton - Stafford - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Slateford - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
50007 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Haymarket Central Jn - Gorgie Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Newcraighall - Shawfair - Eskbank - Newtongrange - Stow - Galashiels - Tweedbank
50049 (2) Tweedbank - (reverse of outward route) - Newcraighall - Portobello Jn - Edinburgh Waverley
50049 + 50007 Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Slateford - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) 50049 on rear.
(2) 50007 on rear.
(3) 50007 & 50049 running numbered / named as 50006 'Neptune' & 50011 'Centurion' respectively, on one side only.

(4)
50007 & 50049 replaced advertised D9009 'Alycidon', due to the Deltic requiring a bogie swap. D9009 was to have been numbered/named as D9007 'Pinza' for this tour.
(5) This tour marked the 50th anniversary of the final weekend of the original Waverley route, when D9007 'Pinza' hauled the penultimate passenger train, the 'Farewell to the Waverley Route Rail Tour' on 05/01/69.

Source : Keith Gardiner (on the tour throughout) & Nigel Benning

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

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Birmingham New Street 04.55d [P11] 04.55 [P11]   23.58a [P2] 00.02 302.45
? Soho South Jn 05/00 05/00   23/53 23/57 ?
? Galton Jn 05/02 05/02   23/52 23/55 ?
5.23 Sandwell & Dudley 05.04a ~ 05.07d [P2] 05.05 ~ 05.08   23.46a ~ 23.49d [P1] 23.49 ~ 23.52 297.22
? Dudley Port 05/10 05/11   23/43 23/46 ?
12.70 Wolverhampton 05.18a ~ 05.21d [P2] 05.21 ~ 05.25   23.34a ~ 23.37d [P4] 23.33 ~ 23.37 289.55
? Wolverhampton North Jn 05/22 05/27   23/30 23/31 ?
? Bushbury Jn 05/24 05/29   23/29 23/28 ?
? Trent Valley Jn 05/39 [DS] 05/39   23/16 23/15 ?
28.15 Stafford 05.42a ~ 05.45d [P5] [DS] 05.40 ~ 05.45 [P5]   23.11a ~ 23.14d [P4] 23.11 ~ 23.14 [P4] 274.30
? Doxey Jn 05/46 [DS] 05/46   23/10 [UF-US] 23/10 ?
33.27 Searchlight Lane Jn 05/52 [DS] 05/50   - - -
- Norton Bridge - -   23/04 [UF] 23/04 269.05
43.77 Madeley 06/00 [DS] 05/58   22/54 [UF] 22/56 258.32
? Basford Hall Jn 06/09 [DS] 06/03   22/50 [UF] 22/50 ?
52.36 Crewe 06c13a ~ 06c18d [P11] [DF] 06.13 ~ 06.18   22.42a ~ 22.45d [P6] [UF] 22.41 ~ 22.46 249.73
? Crewe Coal Yard 06/23 [DF] 06/20   22/39 [UF] 22/38 ?
59.77 Winsford 06/31 [DF] 06/26   22/32 [UF] 22/29 242.32
65.03 Hartford Jn 06/35 [DF] 06/29   22/27 [UF] 22/25 237.26
? Acton Bridge 06/37 [DF] 06/31   22/26 [UF] 22/24 ?
69.21 Weaver Jn 06/39 [DF] 06/32   22/24 [UF] 22/22 233.08
74.52 Acton Grange Jn 06/42 [DF] 06/40   22/19 [UF] 22/17 227.57
76.47 Warrington Bank Quay 06.44a ~ 06.47d [P3] [DF] 06.43 ~ 06.47 [P3]   22.09a ~ 22.12d [P2] [UF] 22.11 ~ 22.14 225.62
? Dallam Jn 06/48 [DF] 06/48   22/07 [UF] 22/09 ?
80.05 Winwick Jn 06/50 [DF] 06/51   22/05 [UF] 22/07 222.24
82.32 Golborne Jn 06/52 [DF] 06/53   22/03 [UF] 22/05 219.77
87.04 Springs Branch Jn 06/55 [DF] 06/57   21/59 [UF] 22/01 215.25
? Wigan South Jn 06/56 [DF] 06/58   21/58 [UF] 22/00 ?
88.26 Wigan North Western 06.57a ~ 07.00d [P5] 06.59 ~ 07.01   21.54a ~ 21.57d [P4] [UF] 21.56 ~ 21.59 214.03
95.77 Balshaw Lane 07/08 [DF] 07/21   21/46 [UF] 21/48 206.32
98.01 Euxton Jn 07/10 [DF] 07/23   21/42 [UF] 21/46 204.28
? Ribble Jn 07/15 [DF] 07/27   21/37 [UF] 21/40 ?
103.36 Preston 07.17a ~ 07.22d [P3] 07.29 ~ 07.35 [P3]   21.15a ~ 21.35d [P5] [UF] 21.32 ~ 21.39 [P6] 198.73
112.64 Garstang & Catteral 07/32 07/45   21/04 21/23 189.45
124.34 Lancaster 07/41 [DF] 07/54   20/54 [UF] 21/15 [UF] 177.75
126.26 Morecambe South Jn 07/43 07/55   20/52 21/13 176.03
130.42 Carnforth North Jn 07/48 07/58   20/49 21/10 171.67
143.45 Oxenholme Lake District 07/58 [P2] 08/08   20/40 [P1] 21/01 158.64
156.42 Tebay 08/10 08/21   20/32 20/51 145.67
? Shap Summit 08/14 08/27   20/27 20/47 ?
175.54 Penrith North Lakes 08/25 [P2] 08/39   20/15 [P1] 20/33 126.55
193.43 Carlisle 08c40a ~ 08c50d [P3] 08.53 ~ 09.04 [P3]   19c56a ~ 19c59d [P4] 20.06 ~ 20.03 [P4] 108.66
202.20 Gretna Jn 09/00 09/14   19/48 19/57 100.09
203.56 Quintinshill Loops 09*04 ~ 09*25 [DPL] 09.18 ~ 09.27   19/47 19/56 ?
219.29 Lockerbie 09/41 [P1] 09/42   19*25 ~ 19*33 [UPL] 19.38 ~ 19.43 83.42
233.20 Beattock 09/51 09/52   19/15 19/25 69.09
243.26 Beattock Summit 10/03 10/06   19/09 19/18 59.03
251.37 Abington 10/10 10/14   19/03 19/11 50.72
266.67 Carstairs South Jn 10/23 10/25   18/51 18/56 35.42
267.18 Carstairs East Jn 10/28 10/27   18/48 18/54 35.11
272.42 Auchengray 10/34 10/35   18/44 18/48 29.67
283.04 Midcalder Jn 10/47 10/43   18/33 18/35 19.25
292.03 Slateford 10/57 10/51   18/23 ? 10.26
293.63 Haymarket 11/00 [P3] [US] 11/02 [P3]   - - -
? Princes Street Gardens 11/04 [W] 11/05   - - -
- Slateford Sig.ES675 - -   18*14 ~ 18*21 ? 10.08
- Craiglockhart Jn - -   18/11 18/23 9.52
- Niddrie West Jn - -   17/59 18/09 4.39
- Portobello Jn - -   17*51 ~ 17*54 18/05? 3.30
- Craigentinny Jn - -   17/48 18/00 2.08
- Abbeyhill Jn - -   17/47 17/58 ?
294.78
0.00
Edinburgh Waverley 11.06a ~ 11.41d [P9] 11.07 ~ 11.43   15.29a [P11] ~ 17.46d [P9] 15.29 ~ 17.56 0.00
35.34
? Princes Street Gardens 11/42 [W] 11/46   - - -
1.19 Haymarket 11/46 [P4] 11/50   - - -
1.66 Haymarket Central Jn 11/47 11/51   - - -
? Gorgie Jn 11/49 11/53   - - -
2.72 Craiglockhart Jn 11/51 11/54   - - -
8.05 Niddrie West Jn 12*05 ~ 12*22 12.05?   - - -
- Abbeyhill Jn - -   15/27 15/26 ?
- Craigentinny Jn - -   15/25 15/24 ?
- Portobello Jn - -   15/23 15/21 32.04
9.19 Newcraighall South Jn 12/26 12/09   15/17 15/12 30.32
? Shawfair 12/28 12/12   15/15 15/11 ?
11.28 King's Gate Jn 12*32 ~ 12*41 12.15?   15/12 15/10 28.23
? Eskbank 12/44 12/17   15/11 15/09 ?
? Newtongrange 12/46 12/21   15/09 15/07 ?
16.10 Gorebridge 12/50 12/23   15/07 15/04 23.41
16.45 Fushiebridge Jn 12/51 12/23   15/06 15/03 23.06
20.30 Tynehead Jn 12/59 12/28   15/00 14/59 19.21
30.12 Galabank Jn 13/16 12/41   14/45 14/45 9.39
? Stow 13/17 12/49   14/43 14/42 ?
34.08 Bowland Jn 13/25 12/49   14/35 14/37 5.43
? Galashiels 13/30 12/53   14/29 14/31 ?
39.51 Tweedbank 13.35a [P1] 12.58 [P1]   14.25d [P1] 14.25 [P1] 0.00


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

05/01/19 :
0Z27 : (50007 + 50049) : Kidderminster S.V.R. to Bescot Yard

Location Booked
Kidderminster S.V.R. 03.02d
Kidderminster 03.07 ~ 03.10
Blakedown 03/15
Stourbridge Junction 03/19
Rowley Regis 03/28
Smethwick Jn 03/31
Galton Jn 03/33
Soho North Jn 03/36
Soho East Jn 03/37
Perry Barr West Jn 03/40
Perry Barr North Jn 03/42
Newton Jn 03/48
Bescot Down Side 03.51a

5Z28 : (Cl.67?) : Burton Wetmore Sidings to Bescot Yard
5Z28 : (50007 + 50049) : Bescot Yard to Birmingham New Street

Location Booked
Burton Wetmore Sidings 02.30d
Wetmore Jn 02.34 ~ 02.40
Burton-on-Trent 02/43
Wichnor Jn 02/48
Tamworth HL 02/53
Kingsbury Jn 02/58
Water Orton 03/02
Water Orton West Jn 03/04
Park Lane Jn 03/06
Sutton Park ?
Ryecroft Jn 03/25
Walsall 03/27
Pleck Jn 03/30
Bescot Jn 03/32
Bescot [Up & Down Goods] 03L35 ~ 04L21
Newton Jn 04/24
Tame Bridge Parkway 04.26 ~ 04.28
Perry Barr North Jn 04/33
Aston 04/37
Proof House Jn 04/41
Birmingham New Street 04.44a [P11]

5Z29 : (50007 with 50049 on rear) : Edinburgh Waverley to Craigentinny T&RSMD

Location Booked
Edinburgh Waverley 15.46d [P11]
Abbeyhill Jn 15/47
Craigentinny Jn 15/49
Craigentinny T&RSMD 15.53a

5Z30 : (50049 + 50007) : Craigentinny T&RSMD to Edinburgh Waverley

Location Booked
Craigentinny T&RSMD 16.59d
Portobello Jn 17/06
Niddrie West Jn 17/10
Craiglockhart Jn 17/21
Gorgie Jn 17/23
Haymarket Central Jn 17*25 ~ 17*26
Haymarket 17/28
Princes Street Gardens 17/30
Edinburgh Waverley 17.32a [P9]

06/01/19 :
5Z31 : (50049 + 50007) : Birmingham New Street to Bescot Yard

Location Booked
Birmingham New Street 00.05d [P2]
Proof House Jn 00/08
Aston 00/11
Perry Barr North Jn 00/16
Tame Bridge Parkway 00.21 ~ 00.23
Newton Jn 00/25
Bescot Down Side 00.30a

5Z32 : (Cl.67?) : Bescot Yard to Burton Wetmore Sidings

Location Booked
Bescot Down Side 14.08d
Bescot Jn 14/11
Pleck Jn 14/14
Walsall 14/16
Ryecroft Jn 14/18
Sutton Park ?
Park Lane Jn 14/40
Water Orton West Jn 14/42
Water Orton 14/43
Kingsbury Jn 14/46
Tamworth HL 14/51
Wichnor Jn 14/56
Burton-on-Trent 15/00
Wetmore Jn 15.06 ~ 15.12
Burton Wetmore Sidings 15.16a

0Z33 : (50007 + 50049) : Bescot Yard to Kidderminster S.V.R.

Location Booked
Bescot Down Side 14.06d
Newton Jn 14/09
Perry Barr North Jn 14/14
Perry Barr West Jn 14/15
Soho East Jn 14/23
Soho North Jn 14/24
Galton Jn 14/26
Smethwick Jn 14/27
Rowley Regis 14/31
Stourbridge Junction 14/39
Blakedown 14/43
Kidderminster 14.46 ~ 14.48
Kidderminster S.V.R. 14.53a