19th April 2019

Pathfinder Railtours
The Easter Highlander (Day 1 of 4)

Locos Used 37402 'Stephen Middlemore', 37409 'Lord Hinton' & 68033
Stock Used 35469+3146+3119+1651+3141+3121+3149+3123+1691+3068+1832+4998

Route :
1Z20 : Eastleigh to Carlisle
1Z22 : Carlisle to Aviemore

Loco(s) Route
68033 Eastleigh - Chandler's Ford - Romsey - Dean - Salisbury - Warminster - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bradford Jn - Melksham - Thingley Jn - Chippenham - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Castle Bromwich Jn - Park Lane Jn - Sutton park - Walsall - Pleck Jn - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - (via WCML) - Carlisle
37409 + 37402 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Motherwell - Mossend North Jn - Whifflet South Jn - Coatbridge Central - Gartsherrie South Jn - Garnqueen North Jn - Cumbernauld - Greenhill Lower Jn - Carmuirs West Jn - Larbert Jn - Stirling - Dunblane - Perth - Pitlochry - Dalwhinnie - Kingussie - Aviemore

Sources : Keith Gardiner & Nick Bartlett (both on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


68033 at Banbury on 1Z20 (photo: Nick Bartlett)


37409+37402 at Carlisle on 1Z22 (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Eastleigh 05.17d [P2] 05.17 [P2]
? Eastleigh East Jn 05/19 05/18
? Chandler's Ford 05/22 05/22
? Romsey 05/32 [P2] 05/27 [P2]
? Dean 05/40 05/34
? Tunnel Jn 05/49 05/41
23.67 Salisbury 05.52a ~ 06.00d [P4] 05.46 ~ 06.00 [P4]
? Wilton Jn 06/04 06/03
? Wishford 06/08 06/06
? Wylye AHB 06/12 06/11
? Upton Lovell 06/16 06/16
? Warminster 06/20 06/19
48.22 Westbury 06.30a ~ 06.34d [P2] 06.28 ~ 06.35 [P1]
? Trowbridge 06/40 06/40 [P1]
? Bradford Jn 06/42 06/42
? Melksham 06/49 06/48
? Thingley Jn 06/56 [DM] 06/54
? Thingley East Jn 06/57 06.55 ~ 06.57
64.10 Chippenham 07.00a ~ 07.03d [P2] 07.01 ~ 07.04 [P2]
? Wootton Bassett Jn 07/12 07/13
? Rushey Platt Jn 07/16 07/16 [UR]
80.63 Swindon 07.18a ~ 07.21d [P3] 07.17 ~ 07.21 [P3]
? Uffington 07/30 07/30
? Challow 07/31 [UM] 07/32 [UM]
? Wantage Road 07/34 07/34
? Steventon 07/39 [RL] 07/37 [UR]
? Milton Jn 07/41 [RL] 07/38 [UR]
104.03 Didcot Sig.SB940 07*44 ~ 07*59 [RL] 07.40 ~ 08.05
? Foxhall Jn 08/01 08/07
105.02 Didcot North Jn 08/04 08/09
? Kennington Jn 08/11 08/15
114.52 Oxford 08.15a ~ 08.17d [P4] [DM] 08.18 ~ 08.20 [P4] [DM]
? Wolvercote Jn 08/21 08/24
? Heyford 08/29 08/30
? Aynho Jn 08/34 08/35
137.27 Banbury 08*41a ~ 09*00d [P1] 08.39 ~ 09.04 [P2]
? Reservoir Jn 09/02 09/06
146.07 Fenny Compton 09/09 09/11
157.18 Leamington Spa 09.19a ~ 09.22d [P2] 09.21 ~ 09.25 [P2]
? Hatton 09/30 09/32
? Dorridge 09/36 09/38 [P2]
? Bentley Heath LC 09/36 09/38
173.36 Solihull 09.40a ~ 09.42d [P2] 09.41 ~ 09.44 [P2]
? Tyseley 09/47 [P2] 09/49 [P2]
? Small Heath South Jn 09/48 09/51
179.22 Bordesley Jn 09/57 09.52 ~ 09.56
? St Andrews Jn 09/59 09/58
180.04 Landor Street Jn 10/02 [ML] 10/00 [ML]
184.58 Castle Bromwich Jn 10/07 10/06
? Park Lane Jn 10/10 10/08
? Sutton Park 10/16 10/14
? Ryecroft Jn 10/29 10/25
197.44 Walsall 10.32a ~ 10.35d [P2] 10.26 ~ 10.35 [P2]
? Pleck Jn 10/38 10/38
199.30 Darlaston Jn 10/41 10/40
202.29 Portobello Jn 10/44 10/45
? Wolverhampton Sig.6607 ? 10.49 ~ 10.54
? Wolverhampton 10/57 [P1] 10/57 [P1]
? Wolverhampton North Jn 10/59 10/59
204.77 Bushbury Jn 11/01 11/00
? Trent Valley Jn 11/16 [DS] 11/12 [DS]
218.54 Stafford 11.18a ~ 11.21d [P5] [DS] 11.13 ~ 11.21 [P5] [DS]
223.66 Searchlight Lane Jn 11/26 [DS] 11/26 [DS]
234.36 Madeley 11/34 [DS] 11/33 [DS]
? Basford Hall Jn 11/43 [DS] 11/38 [DS]
242.75 Crewe 11.47a ~ 11.50d [P6] [DF] 11.43 ~ 11.50 [P11] [DF]
? Crewe Coal Yard 11/53 [DF] 11/53 [DF]
250.36 Winsford 11/58 [DF] 11/58 [DF]
? Hartford Jn 12/02 [DF] 12/01 [DF]
? Acton Bridge 12/04 [DF] 12/02 [DF]
259.60 Weaver Jn 12/06 [DF] 12/04
? Acton Grange Jn 12/08 [DF] 12/07
267.06 Warrington Bank Quay 12/10 [P3] [DF] 12/09 [P3] [DF]
? Dallam Jn 12/11 [DF] 12/10 [DF]
270.44 Winwick Jn 12/13 [DF] 12/11
? Golborne Jn 12/16 [DS] 12/15 [DS]
? Bamfurlong Jn 12/20 [DS] 12/20 [DS]
? Springs Branch Jn 12/31 [DS-DF] 12.21 ~ 12.25 [DS-DF]
? Wigan South Jn 12/31 [DF] 12/27 [DF]
278.65 Wigan North Western 12/32 [P5] 12/28 [P5]
286.36 Balshaw Lane 12/37 [DF] 12/35 [DF]
288.40 Euxton Jn 12/39 [DF] 12/36 [DF]
? Ribble Jn 12/42 [DF] 12/41 [DF]
293.75 Preston 12/45 [P3] 12/42 [P4] [DT]
303.23 Garstang & Catteral 12/53 12/50
314.73 Lancaster 13/02 [DF] 12/59 [DF]
? Morecambe South Jn 13/03 13/02
321.01 Carnforth North Jn 13/06 13/05
334.04 Oxenholme Lake District 13/15 13/13 [P2]
347.01 Tebay 13/25 13/23
? Shap Summit 13/29 13/27
366.13 Penrith North Lakes 13/39 [P2] 13/39 [P2]
384.02
0.00
Carlisle 13L55a [P3] ~ 16L32d [P3] 13.54 [P3] ~ 16.54 [P3]
? Carlisle Sig.CE431 ? 16.56 ~ 17.10
8.57 Gretna Jn 16/42 17/21
25.66 Lockerbie 16/59 [P1] 17/35 [P1]
39.57 Beattock 17/11 17/45
49.63 Beattock Summit 17/24 [DM] 17.59 ~ 18.08 [DPL]
57.74 Abington 17/32 18/15
? Carstairs South Jn 17/44 18/27
73.56 Carstairs 17/45 [DM] 18/29 [DM]
? Lanark Jn 17/48 18/34
? Law Jn 17/59 18/44
? Shieldmuir 18/02 [P1] 18/49
? Motherwell Sig.?? ? 18.52 ~ 18.55
89.44 Motherwell 18c05 ~ 18c11 [P2] 18/57 [P2]
? Mossend South Jn 18/15 19/00
? Mossend North Jn 18/17 19/00
? Mossend North Exit 18/19 19/01
? Whifflet South Jn 18/22 19/03
94.74 Coatbridge Central 18/24 [P1] 19/04 [P1]
? Gartsherrie South Jn 18/26 19/05
? Garnqueen North Jn 18/27 19/07
101.29 Cumbernauld 18/33 [P2] 19/11
106.74 Greenhill Lower Jn 18/42 19/16
? Carmuirs West Jn 18/45 19/19
109.62 Larbert Jn 18/46 19/20
118.35 Stirling 18/56 [P2] 19.29 ~ 19.30 [P2]
123.30 Dunblane 19/04 [P2] 19/36 [P2]
? Blackford 19/15 19/46
? Gleneagles 19/17 19/48
? Hilton Jn 19/29 20/02
151.36 Perth 19c33 ~ 19c36 [P7] 20.06 ~ 20.08 [P7]
? Stanley Jn 19/46 20/17
166.78 Dunkeld & Birnam 19/56 [P1] 20/26 [P1]
179.68 Pitlochry 20/09 [P2] 20.40? ~ 20.48 [P2]
186.56 Blair Athol 20/20 [P2] 20/59 [P2]
? Dalnacardoch 20/37 21/11
? Dalnaspidal 20/49 ?
210.14 Dalwhinnie 21/00 [P2] 21.30 ~ 21.34
? Newtonmore 21/11 21/45
223.10 Kingussie 21.15 ~ 21.19 [P1] 21.51 ~ 21.59
229.06 Kincraig 21/26 ?
234.78 Aviemore 21.32a [P1] 22.13 [P1]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z19 : (68033) : Eastleigh Arlington to Eastleigh

Location Booked
Eastleigh Arlington 05.02d
Eastleigh 05.07a [P2]

5Z20 : (68033) : Carlisle to Kingmoor T.M.D.

Location Booked
Carlisle 14.06d [P3]
Caldew Jn 14/09
Kingmoor T.M.D. 14.15a

5Z21 : (68033 with 37402 + 37409 on rear) : Kingmoor T.M.D. to Carlisle

Location Booked
Kingmoor T.M.D. 16.12d
Caldew Jn 16/18
Carlisle 16.21a [P3]

5Z23 : (37409 + 37402) : Aviemore to Aviemore

Location Booked
Aviemore 21.47d [P1]
Aviemore Sig.A29 21.50 ~ 21.55
Aviemore (Speyside) 21.58a [P3]


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