9th February 2019

Pathfinder Railtours
The Blue Boys Loco Fest

Locos Used 37218, 37409 'Lord Hinton', 57002 'Rail Express', 57307 'Lady Penelope', 68007 'Valiant' & 88003 'Genesis'
Stock Used 17105+3356+3333+3314+3364+3304+1657+1200+5961+5929+6024+5998+6051

Route :
1Z21 : Newport to Chaddesden Sidings
1Z22 : Chaddesden Sidings to Blackburn
1Z23 : Blackburn to Blackpool North
1Z24 : Blackpool North to Newport

Loco(s) Route
68007 Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Abbotswood Jn - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Barnt Green - Longbridge - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Chaddesden Sidings
37218 + 37409 (1) Chaddesden Sidings - Derby - Stenson Jn - North Stafford Jn - Tutbury & Hatton - Uttoxeter - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Macclesfield - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Reddish South - Denton - Ashton Moss North Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Brewery Jn - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Castleton - Rochdale - Todmorden - Stansfield Hall Jn - Copy Pit - Gannow Jn - Accrington - Blackburn
57307 (2) Blackburn - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston - Kirkham & Wesham - Poulton-le-Fylde - Blackpool North
88003 (3) Blackpool North - Poulton-le-Fylde - Kirkham & Wesham - Preston - (via WCML) - Crewe
57002 Crewe - (via WCML) - Stafford - Wolverhampton - Dudley Port - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Kings Norton - (reverse of outward route) - Newport

Notes :
(1) 68007 on rear.
(2) 88003 on rear.
(3) 57307 on rear.
(4) 57307 replaced the advertised D.R.S. Class 66.
(5) 1Z21 was delayed between Charfield and Standish Jn, due to a tree on the line.

Source : Nick Bartlett (on the tour from/to Cheltenham Spa)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Newport 05.45d [P2] [UM] 05.45   23.50a [P1] 23.50 160.05
? Maindee West Jn 05/47 05/47   23/48 [RL] 23/49 ?
? Llanwern West Jn 05/49 05/50   23/44 23/46 ?
9.70 Severn Tunnel Junction 05/56 [P4] 05/56   23/38 [P3] [DM] 23/40 150.15
? Severn Tunnel West 05/57 05/57   23/36 23/39 ?
? Severn Tunnel East 06/01 06/01   23/32 23/35 ?
16.66 Pilning 06/02 [P1] 06/02   23/31 [P2] 23/34 143.19
? Patchway 06/06 [P1] 06/06   23/28 [P2] 23/31 ?
21.54 Bristol Parkway 06.09a ~ 06.12d [P4] 06.09 ~ 06.14   23.22a ~ 23.25d [P2] 23.23 ~ 23.28 138.31
26.24 Westerleigh Jn 06/18 06/20   23/17 23/18 133.61
? Yate 06/20 06/22   23/14 23/16 ?
34.58 Charfield 06/26 06/26   23/08 23/09 125.27
47.61 Standish Jn 06/37 07/16   22/58 22/59 112.24
? Gloucester Yard Jn 06/43 07/21   22/53 22/53 ?
54.59 Barnwood Jn 06/44 07/22   22/52 22/52 105.26
60.22 Cheltenham Spa 06.50a ~ 06.55d [P2] 07.28 ~ 07.32 [P2]   22.43a ~ 22.46d [P1] 22.41 ~ 22.46 [P1] 99.63
61.16 Cheltenham High Street Loop 06*59 ~ 07*21 [UGL] 07.35 ~ 07.36 [UGL]   - - -
67.44 Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 07/29 [P1] 07/43 [P1]   22/31 [P2] 22/34 [P2] 92.41
78.20 Abbotswood Jn 07/39 07/49   22/21 22/25 81.65
89.37 Stoke Works Jn 07/48 07/58   22/12 22/16 70.48
91.50 Bromsgrove 07.52a ~ 08.05d [P1] 08.01 ~ 08.05 [P1]   22.06a ~ 22.09d [P4] 22.10~ 22.13 [P4] 68.35
95.13 Barnt Green 08/12 [UM] 08/13 [UM]   22/01 [P2] 22/03 [P2] 64.72
? Longbridge 08/16 [UF] 08/15 [UF]   21/57 22/00 [DF] ?
100.21 Kings Norton 08/22 08/21 [P1]   21/53 [DF] 21/56 [P4] [DF] 59.64
102.36 Selly Oak 08/27 08/28   - - -
- Lifford East Jn - -   21/52 21/55 ?
- Bordesley Jn - -   21/46 21/48 54.49
- St Andrews Jn - -   21/45 21/47 54.23
- Proof House Jn - -   21/42 21/43 ?
105.60 Birmingham New Street 08.36a ~ 08.39d [P7] 08.37 ~ 08.45   21.24a ~ 21.39d [P9] 21.30 ~ 21.40 [P9] 52.52

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
? Proof House Jn 08/42 08/49
107.23 Landor Street Jn 08/44 [ML] 08/50
113.31 Water Orton 08/53 08/56
117.25 Kingsbury Jn 08/57 08/58
123.06 Tamworth HL 09/02 [P3] 09/01 [P3]
130.42 Wichnor Jn 09/07 09/06
135.77 Burton-on-Trent 09.12a ~ 09.15d [P1] 09.10 ~ 09.13 [P1]
137.04 Wetmore Jn 09/18 [UG] 09/16 [UG]
138.10 Clay Mills Jn 09*22 ~ 09*33 09.18 ~ 09.37
? North Stafford Jn 09/41 09/42
142.14 Stenson Jn 09/41 09/43
145.69 L.N.W. Jn 09/45 [UTS] 09/46 [UTS]
146.78 Derby 09.48a ~ 09.58d [P4] [C] 09.48 ~ 09.58 [P4] [C]
? Chaddesden Curve 10/01 10/00 [Arr/Dep 2]
148.01
0.00
Chaddesden Sidings 10L05a ~ 10L40d 10.07 ~ 10.29 [Carr Sdg 2]
? Chaddesden Curve 10/44 10.31 ~ 10.41 [Arr/Dep 1]
1.03 Derby 10/46 [P4] [DTS] [C] 10/43 [P4] [DTS] [C]
2.12 L.N.W. Jn 10*50 ~ 10*59 10.46 ~ 10.51
? Melbourne Jn 11/01 10/54
3.07 Sunnyhill Loop 11/04 [DGL] 10/55 [DGL]
5.67 Stenson Jn 11/08 10/59
6.31 North Stafford Jn 11/09 11/00
12.28 Tutbury & Hatton 11/16 11/07
20.12 Uttoxeter 11/24 11/20 [P2]
20.32 Uttoxeter Loop 11/27 [DGL] 11.22 ~ 11.23 [DGL]
32.21 Caverswall 11/43 11/38
? Longton 11/46 11/42
? Stoke Jn 11/54 11/47
36.79 Stoke-on-Trent 11.56a ~ 11.58d [P2] 11.48 ~ 11.52 [P2]
37.42 Newcastle Jn 12/02 [GL] 11/54 [GL]
38.60 Grange Jn 12*08 ~ 12*11 [DGL] 12/00 [DGL]
43.32 Kidsgrove 12/18 12/06 [P2]
49.00 Congleton 12/24 12/11
56.67 Macclesfield 12/30 [P1] 12/17 [P1]
66.41 Cheadle Hulme 12/40 [P3] 12/26 [P3]
? Adswood Road Jn 12/42 [DF] 12/27
? Edgeley Jn No.1 12/44 12/29
68.71 Stockport 12/45 [P3] 12.29 ~ 12.33 [P3] [DF]
69.46 Heaton Norris Jn 12/47 12/35
? Ash Bridge Jn 12/49 12/37
? Reddish South 12/51 12/39
? Denton Station Jn 12/54 12/41
? Denton 12/54 12/42
73.56 Denton Jn 12/55 12/44
76.00 Ashton Moss North Jn 13/02 12.50 ~ 12.55
? Baguley Fold Jn 13/06 12/59
79.65 Phillips Park West Jn 13/08 13/01
80.09 Brewery Jn 13/10 [DPL] 13.03 ~ 13.04 [Dn Rochdale]
80.59 Thorpes Bridge Jn 13/14 13/06
83.21 Vitriol Works 13/19 13/10
86.77 Castleton Loop 13*25 ~ 13*25 [DGL] 13/17 [DGL]
? Castleton East Jn 13/26 13/18
87.26 Castleton 13/28 13/19
88.73 Rochdale 13/32 [P1] 13/22 [P1]
? Rochdale East Jn 13/33 13/23
92.22 Littleborough 13/38 [P2] 13/27
97.50 Todmorden 13/45 [P2] 13/33 [P2]
98.05 Stansfield Hall Jn 13/47 13/35
102.09 Copy Pit 13/54 13/43
107.26 Gannow Jn 14/02 13/51
112.45 Accrington 14/10 [P2] 13/59 [P2]
? Daisyfield Jn 14/17 14/06
117.67
0.00
Blackburn 14L20a ~ 16L20d [P2] 14.09 ~ 16.34 [P2]
9.00 Lostock Hall Jn 16/30 16/46
10.42 Farington Curve Jn 16/35 [DS] 16/49 [DS]
? Skew Bridge 16/38 [DG] 16/50 [DG]
? Ribble Jn 16/41 16/53 [DG]
12.11 Preston 16/46 [DG-DS] 16/55 [DG-DS]
? Fylde Jn 16/47 16/56 [DFM]
19.78 Kirkham & Wesham 16/56 [P2] 17/04 [P2]
26.42 Poulton-le-Fylde 17/04 [P1] 17/11
? Devonshire Road Jn 17/08 17/16
29.60
0.00
Blackpool North 17.11a ~ 17.52d [P2] 17.18 ~ 17.52 [P2]
? Devonshire Road Jn 17/54 17/54
3.18 Poulton-le-Fylde 17/58 [P2] 17/58
9.62 Kirkham & Wesham 18/07 [P3] 18/05
? Fylde Jn 18/15 [US] 18/13
17.49 Preston 18/18 [US-UG] 18/15 [US-UG]
18.17 Ribble Jn 18/20 18/16
? Skew Bridge 18/23 [US] 18/19
19.18 Farington Curve Jn 18/25 18/20 [US]
23.04 Euxton Jn 18/31 18/24
? Euxton Balshaw Lane 18/33 18.30 ~ 18.37
25.03 Balshaw Lane Jn 18/35 [UF] 18/39 [UF]
32.59 Wigan North Western 18/43 [P4] 18/49
? Wigan South Jn 18/44 18/49
34.01 Springs Branch Jn 18/45 18/50
38.53 Golborne Jn 18/50 18/53
41.00 Winwick Jn 18/53 [US] 18/59
? Dallam Jn 18/56 19/02
44.38 Warrington Bank Quay 18*58 ~ 19*08 [P1] [UF] 19.04 ~ 19.05 [P2] [UF]
46.33 Acton Grange Jn 19/11 19/08
51.64 Weaver Jn 19/17 19/13
54.11 Acton Bridge 19/19 19/15
56.02 Hartford Jn 19/21 19/16
61.08 Winsford 19/26 19/20 [UF]
? Crewe Coal Yard 19/33 19/30 [UF]
68.49
0.00
Crewe 19L35a ~ 20L12d [P12] [US] 19.35 ~ 20.15 [P12] [US]
? Basford Hall Jn 20/16 [US] 20/20 [US]
8.39 Madeley 20/21 [US] 20/26 [US]
19.12 Norton Bridge 20/30 [US] 20/36 [US]
? Little Bridgeford Jn 20/32 20/37
24.37 Stafford 20/36 [P4] [US] 20/43 [P4] [US]
? Trent Valley Jn 20/37 20/44
25.71 Rickerscote 20*39 ~ 20*46 [UPS] 20/45 [UPF]
38.14 Bushbury Jn 21/00 21/05
? Wolverhampton North Jn 21/02 21/07
39.62 Wolverhampton 21/04 [P2] 21/10 [P2]
45.28 Dudley Port 21/12 21/19
48.73 Galton Jn 21/16 21/22
50.55 Soho South Jn 21/18 21/24

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

09/02/19 :
5Z?? : (68007) : Burton Wetmore Sidings to Newport

Location Booked
Burton Wetmore Sidings 02.05d
Wetmore Jn 02.09 ~ 02.15
Burton-on-Trent 02/18
Wichnor Jn 02/23
Tamworth HL 02/29
Kingsbury Jn 02/34
Water Orton 02/38
Washwood Heath West Jn 02/44
Landor Street Jn 02/47
St Andrews Jn 02/49
Bordesley Jn 02/50
Lifford East Jn 02/55
Kings Norton 02/56
Longbridge 03/01
Barnt Green 03/11
Bromsgrove 03/16
Stoke Works Jn 03/18
Abbotswood Jn 03/30
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 03/41
Cheltenham Spa 03/50
Barnwood Jn 04/00
Horton Road Jn 04/02
Gloucester 04/04
Awre 04/22
Lydney 04/27
Chepstow 04/37
Severn Tunnel Junction 04/46
Llanwern West Jn 04/57
Maindee West Jn 05/01
Newport 05.03a [P2]

5Z?? : (57002) : Newport to Pengam Sidings

Location Booked
Newport 23.55d [P1]
Ebbw Jn 23/59
Marshfield 00/04
Pengam Sidings 00.13a

10/02/19 :
5Z?? : (57002?) : Pengam Sidings to Burton Wetmore Sidings

Location Booked
Pengam Sidings 14.15d
Marshfield 14/24
Ebbw Jn 14/27
Newport 14/30
Maindee West Jn 14/32
Llanwern West Jn 14/35
Severn Tunnel Junction 14/43
Chepstow 14/50
Lydney 14/58
Awre 15/03
Gloucester 15/18
Horton Road Jn 15/20
Barnwood Jn 15/22
Cheltenham Spa 15/28
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 15/36
Abbotswood Jn 15/44
Stoke Works Jn 15/53
Bromsgrove 15.57 ~ 16.05
Barnt Green 16/14
Longbridge 16/17
Kings Norton 16/24
Lifford East Jn 16/26
Bordesley Jn 16/34
St Andrews Jn 16/35
Landor Street Jn 16/38
Water Orton 16/44
Kingsbury Jn 16/47
Tamworth HL 16/52
Wichnor Jn 16/58
Burton Leicester Jn 17/04
Burton-on-Trent 17/07
Wetmore Jn 17.13 ~ 17.19
Burton Wetmore Sidings 17.23a


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