22nd April 2019

Pathfinder Railtours
The Easter Highlander (Day 4 of 4)

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

Route : 1Z29 throughout

Loco(s) Route
37402 + 37409 Aviemore - Kingussie - Dalwhinnie - Pitlochry - Perth - Dunblane - Stirling - Larbert Jn - Carmuirs West Jn - Greenhill Lower Jn - Greenhill Upper Jn - Croy - Lenzie - Cowlairs West Jn - Springburn - Bellgrove - High Street Jn - Shields Jn - Paisley Gilmour Street - Dalry - Kilwinning - Irvine - Prestwick Town - Falkland Jn - Newton Jn - Annbank Jn - Mauchline - Kirkconnel - Dumfries - Annan - Gretna Jn - Carlisle
68033 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Sutton Park - Park Lane Jn - Castle Bromwich Jn - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Tyseley - Solihull - Dorridge - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Foxhall Jn - Swindon - Chippenham - Thingley Jn - Melksham - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Warminster - Salisbury - Dean - Romsey - Chandler's Ford - Eastleigh

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

Photo Review


37402+37409 at Perth with 1Z29 (photo: Nick Bartlett)


68033 replacing 37402+37409 at Carlisle (photo: Nick Bartlett)


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

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Aviemore 09.10d [P1] 09.10 [P1]
5.72 Kincraig 09*19 ~ 09*42 [Loop] 09.21 ~ 09.42 [Loop]
11.68 Kingussie 09/53 [P2] 09/52 [P2]
? Newtonmore 09/56 09/55
24.64 Dalwhinnie 10/09 [P1] 10/07 [P1]
? Dalnaspidal 10/20 10/16
? Dalnacardoch 10/25 10/22
48.22 Blair Athol 10/34 [P1] 10/35 [P1]
55.10 Pitlochry 10.44 ~ 10.54 10/45 [P1]
68.00 Dunkeld & Birnam 11/07 [P1] 10/59 [P1]
? Stanley Jn 11/17 11/09
83.42 Perth 11c27 ~ 11c31 [P7] 11.19 ~ 11.32 [P4]
? Hilton Jn 11/36 11/37
? Gleneagles 11/49 11/49 [P1]
? Blackford 11/51 11/51
111.48 Dunblane 12/05 [P1] 12/02 [P1]
116.43 Stirling 12/11 [P3] 12/10 [P3]
? Larbert 12/19 12.19 ~ 12.20 [P1]
? Larbert Jn 12/20 12/24
? Carmuirs West Jn 12/21 12/25
? Greenhill Lower Jn 12/23 12/28
128.64 Greenhill Upper Jn 12/25 12/29
? Croy 12/30 [P2] 12/34 [P2]
139.73 Lenzie 12/34 [P2] 12/38 [P2]
? Bishopbriggs 12/37 [P2] 12/40 [P2]
144.26 Cowlairs West Jn 12/40 12/44
144.69 Springburn 12c43 ~ 12c48 12.47 ~ 12.49 [P2]
147.21 Bellgrove 12/54 [P1] 12/56 [P1]
? High Street Jn 12/55 12/57 [DCU]
150.03 Shields Jn 13/13 [UA] 13.07 ~ 13.10 [UA]
? Arkleston Jn 13/19 [UA-DA] 13/18 [UA-DA]
155.45 Paisley Gilmour Street 13/21 [P4] 13/20 [P4]
? Elderslie 13/24 13/22
164.36 Lochwinnoch 13/32 [P2] 13/31
? Dalry 13/40 [P2] 13/40
174.59 Kilwinning 13/44 [P4] 13/44 [P4]
? Irvine 13/49 [P2] 13/48 [P2]
181.67 Barassie Jn 13/54 13/52
? Troon 13/56 13/54 [P2]
? Prestwick Town 14/01 [P2] 14/00 [P2]
? Falkland Jn 14/03 14/03
? Newton-on-Ayr 14/04 14.04 ~ 14.05 [P2]
188.37 Newton Jn 14/05 14/06
188.77 Ayr Sig.PA335 14t07 ~ 14t09 14.09 ~ 14.11
? Annbank Jn 14/18 14/18
199.14 Mauchline 14t30 ~ 14t32 14.27 ~ 14.28 [Dn Br]
210.26 New Cumnock 14/45 [P2] 14/41
218.35 Kirkconnel 14/52 [P2] 14/48
? Thornhill 15/07 15/05
? Holywood 15/16 15/14?
247.67 Dumfries 15/21 [P2] 15/17 [P2]
263.25 Annan 15/36 [P1] 15/31
272.17 Gretna Jn 15/45 15/39 [UM]
280.74
0.00
Carlisle 15L55a ~ 16L25d [P3] 15.50 ~ 16.25 [P3]
17.69 Penrith North Lakes 16/42 [P1] 16/41 [P1]
? Shap Summit 16/52 16/52
37.01 Tebay 16/57 16/55
49.78 Oxenholme Lake District 17/07 [P1] 17/05 [P1]
63.01 Carnforth North Jn 17/17 17/14
? Morecambe South Jn 17/21 17/17
69.09 Lancaster 17/23 [UF] 17/19 [UF]
80.59 Garstang & Catteral 17/31 17/26
? Fylde Jn 17/40 [UF] 17/33 [UF]
90.07 Preston 17c42 ~ 17c51 [P4] [US] 17.34 ~ 17.39 [P4] [UF]
? Ribble Jn 17/53 [US] 17/40 [UF]
? Farington Curve Jn 17/56 [US] 17/42 [UF]
95.42 Euxton Jn 18/04 [US] 17/45 [UF]
97.46 Balshaw Lane 18/07 [UF] 17/46
105.17 Wigan North Western 18/17 [P4] [UF] 17/54 [P4] [UF]
? Wigan South Jn 18/17 [UF] 17/55 [UF]
? Springs Branch Jn 18/18 [UF] 17/55 [UF]
? Golborne Jn 18/25 [UF] 17/59
113.38 Winwick Jn 18/27 [UF] 18/01 [US]
? Dallam Jn 18/30 [UF] 18/04 [US]
116.76 Warrington Bank Quay 18/32 [P2] [UF] 18.06 ~ 18.24 [P1] [UF]
? Acton Grange Jn 18/34 [UF] 18/28
124.22 Weaver Jn 18/39 [UF] 18/34
? Acton Bridge 18/41 [UF] 18/36
? Hartford Jn 18/43 [UF] 18/37
133.46 Winsford 18/47 [UF] 18/44 [UF]
? Crewe Coal Yard 18/53 [UF] 18.51 ~ 18.58 [UF]
141.07 Crewe 18c55a ~ 19c04d [P12] [US] 19.00 ~ 19.05 [P12] [US]
? Basford Hall Jn 19/09 [US] 19/08 [US]
149.46 Madeley 19/14 [US] 19/13 [US]
160.19 Norton Bridge 19/24 [US] 19/20 [US]
165.44 Stafford 19.30a ~ 19.33d [P4] [US] 19.29 ~ 19.31 [P4] [US]
? Trent Valley Jn 19/34 19/32
179.21 Bushbury Jn 19/47 19/43
181.69 Portobello Jn 19/52 19/47
184.68 Darlaston Jn 19/55 19/49
? Pleck Jn 19/57 [SL] 19/52
186.54 Walsall 20.02a ~ 20.05d [P1] 19.56 ~ 19.57 [P1]
? Ryecroft Jn 20/09 20/00
? Sutton Park 20/23 20/10
? Park Lane Jn 20/30 20/16
199.40 Castle Bromwich Jn 20/32 [ML] 20/17 [DM]
204.14 Landor Street Jn 20/40 ? ~ 20.26
? St Andrews Jn 20/42 20/28
204.76 Bordesley Jn 20/43 20/29
? Small Heath South Jn 20/45 [FL] 20/33
? Tyseley 20/46 [P1] 20/34 [P1]
? Solihull 20/49 20/37
? Bentley Heath LC 20/51 20/40
214.12 Dorridge 20.52a ~ 20.54d [P1] 20.41 ~ 20.43 [P1]
? Hatton 21/00 [P1] 20/50
227.00 Leamington Spa 21.08a ~ 21.11d [P3] 20.57 ~ 20.59 [P3]
238.11 Fenny Compton 21/23 21/09
? Reservoir Jn 21/29 21/15
246.71 Banbury 21.31a ~ 21.34d [P3] 21.16 ~ 21.48
? Aynho Jn 21/42 21/53
? Heyford 21/48 21/57
? Wolvercote Jn 21/55 [UM] 22/04
? Oxford North Jn 21/59 [UM] 22/05
269.46 Oxford 22.04a ~ 22.06d [P3] 22.07 ~ 22.11 [P3]
? Kennington Jn 22/09 22/15
? Didcot North Jn 22/18 22/20
279.67 Foxhall Jn 22/20 22/23
? Wantage Road 22/29 22/29 [DM]
? Challow 22/32 22/31
? Uffington 22/34 22/32
303.35 Swindon 22.45a ~ 22.55d [P3] 22.42 ~ 22.53 [P3]
? Wootton Bassett Jn 23/04 22/59
320.08 Chippenham 23.13a ~ 23.16d [P1] 23.09 ~ 23.13 [P1]
? Thingley East Jn 23/19 23/15
? Thingley Jn 23/21 23/16
? Melksham 23/26 23/21
? Bradford Jn 23/31 23/26
? Trowbridge 23/33 23/28
335.76 Westbury 23.40a ~ 23.43d [P1] 23.34 ~ 23.37 [P1]
? Warminster 23/50 23/43
? Upton Lovell 23/55 23/48
? Wylye AHB 23/59 23/52
? Wishford 00/04 23/56
? Wilton Jn 00/08 00/01
360.31 Salisbury 00.11a ~ 00.16d [P4] 00.05 ~ 00.08 [P4]
? Tunnel Jn 00/20 00/11
? Dean 00/30 00/19
? Romsey 00/36 [P1] 00.28 ~ 00.31 [P1]
? Chandler's Ford 00/44 00/38
? Eastleigh East Jn 00/48 00/40
384.18 Eastleigh 00.50a [P3] 00.42 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z29 : (37402 + 37409) : Aviemore to Aviemore

Location Booked
Aviemore (Speyside) 08.47d [P3]
Aviemore Sig.A29 08.50 ~ 08.55
Aviemore 08.58a [P1]

5Z30 : (68033) : Eastleigh to Eastleigh Arlington

Location Booked
Eastleigh 01.05d [P3]
Eastleigh Arlington 01.10a


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