14th July 2019

Pathfinder Tours
The Pembroke Coast Express

Locos Used 66165 & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 21249+4927+4949+1813+3147+3123+3119+3120+1671+3110+3098

Route :
1Z20 : Bristol Temple Meads to Tenby
1Z21 : Tenby to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
60163

Bristol Temple Meads - Filton Abbey Wood - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot Parkway - Court Sart Jn - Felin Fran - Morlais Jn - Llandeilo Jn - Llanelli - Kidwelly - Ferryside - Carmarthen

66165 (1)

Carmarthen - Whitland - Tenby

60163 (2) Tenby - Whitland - Carmarthen Bridge - Carmarthen Jn - Ferryside - Kidwelly - Llanelli - Llandeilo Jn - Gowerton - Swansea Loop West - Landore Jn - Port Talbot Parkway
60163 Port Talbot Parkway - Bridgend - Aberthaw - Barry - Cadoxton - Penarth Curve South Jn - Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 60163 on rear.
(2) 66165 on rear.

Source : Richard Szwejkowski (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Bristol Temple Meads 08.09d [P7] [UF] 08.09   21.24a [P8] ? 149.55
? Bristol East Jn 08/11 [UR] 08/11   21/22 [DF] ? ?
? Dr Days Jn 08/12 08/12   21/21 ? ?
? Narroways Hill Jn 08/14 08/14   21/18 ? ?
? Horfield Jn 08/16 08/17   21/16 ? ?
4.28 Filton Abbey Wood 08/17 [P4] 08/18   21/15 [P3] [RL] ? 145.27
5.75 Patchway 08/20 [P2] 08/20   21/12 [P1] ? 143.60
9.41 Pilning 08/24 [P2] 08/24   21/07 [P1] ? 140.14
? Severn Tunnel East 08/25 08/25   21/05 ? ?
? Severn Tunnel West 08/30 08/29   21/00 ? ?
16.37 Severn Tunnel Junction 08.33a ~ 08.36d [P3] [DM] 08.31 ~ ? [P3]   20.54a ~ 20.57d [P4] 20.53 ~ ? 133.18
23.59 Llanwern West Jn 08/44 08/44   20/34 20/35 125.76
? Maindee East Jn 08/47 08/46   20/31 [UR] ? ?
? Maindee West Jn 08/47 08/47   20/30 20/31 ?
26.27 Newport 08.51a ~ 08.57d [P2] 08.49 ~ 08.57   20.25a ~ 20.28d [P3] 20.21 ~ ? 123.28
? Gaer Jn 08/59 09/00   20/22 ? ?
27.64 Ebbw Jn 09/00 09/01   20/19 20/19 121.71
31.37 Marshfield 09/06 09/05   20/15 20/15 118.18
? Rumney River Bridge Jn 09/12 [DM-DR] 09/11   20/11 [UR-UM] ? ?
? Long Dyke Jn 09/16 [E] 09/16   20/05 [UR] 20/05 ?
38.07 Cardiff Central 09.18a ~ 09.21d [P4] [D] 09.18 ~ 09.22   19.53a ~ 20.03d [P3] [D] 19.57 ~ 20.02 111.48
? Leckwith North Jn 09/23 09/26   - - -
49.17 Pontyclun 09/34 09/35   - - -
- Radyr Branch Jn - -   19/47 [UR] ? ?
- Penarth Curve South Jn - -   19/45 [RL] 19/44 110.65
- Cogan Jn - -   19*34 ~ 19*39 ? ~ 19.39 109.03
- Cadoxton - -   19/20 19/09 ?
- Barry - -   19/13 [P1] 19/03 103.20
- Aberthaw - -   19/05 18/55 98.13
- Llantwit Major - -   18/55 18/48 93.41
- Cowbridge Road - -   18/36 18/36 ?
58.22 Bridgend 09/44 [P1] 09/44 [P1]   18/35 [P1] 18/35 [P1] 84.08
62.43 Stormy 09/49 09/48   18/30 18/30 79.67
66.41 Margam Moors Jn 09/55 09/51   18/24 18/25 75.69
70.36 Port Talbot Parkway 10w03 ~ 10w28 10.04 ~ 10.28   17w40 ~ 18w18 [UR] 18.04 ~ 18.17 71.74
74.35 Court Sart Jn 10/34 ?   - - -
75.44 Dynevor Jn 10/36 10/36   - - -
78.51 Felin Fran 10/42 10/42   - - -
87.10 Morlais Jn 11/02 10/57   - - -
- Neath - -   17/28 [P2] 17/54 66.33
- Landore Jn - -   17/17 17/43 59.71
- Swansea Loop West - -   17/15 17/41 ?
- Cockett West - -   17/10 ? 56.67
- Gowerton - -   17/08 17/33 ?
- Duffryn West - -   17/04 17/31 ?
90.60 Llandeilo Jn 11/07 11/02   17/03 17/30 51.04
92.31 Llanelli 11/09 11/04   17/01 17/28 49.33
96.26 Pembrey & Burry Port 11/14 11/08   16/56 17/24 45.38
101.43 Kidwelly 11/21 ?   16/49 17/20 40.21
105.62 Ferryside 11/28 11/17   16/43 17/16 36.02
112.21 Carmarthen Jn 11/38 11/27   16/34 16/59 29.48
112.66
0.00
Carmarthen 11L41a ~ 12L53d [P1] 11.37 ~ 13.16 [P1]   - - -
0.44 Carmarthen Bridge 12/55 ?   16/33 ? 29.26
14.06 Whitland 13t07 ~ 13t09 [P2] 13.37 ~ 13.38   16t15 ~ 16t17 [P1] ? 15.64
29.70 Tenby 13.35a 14.04   15.50d 15.51 0.00


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