12th August 1984

F & W Railtours
The Paxman Collier 1

Locos Used 47507, 50049, 56044, 56068, 58006 & 58013
Stock Used 12x mark 2's (100mph, air-braked)

Route : 1Z36 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47507 Plymouth Newton Abbot - Exeter St Davids Taunton Bridgwater - Bristol Temple Meads
56044 Bristol Temple Meads  Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway Westerleigh Jn - Charfield - Cheltenham Spa Abbotswood Jn - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove Kings Norton St Andrews Jn Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
58013 Birmingham New Street Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton (via Nuneaton flyover) Wigston North Jn Leicester Loughborough Trent East Jn Nottingham
56068 Nottingham Netherfield Bottesford West Jn Newark Northgate Doncaster Shaftholme Jn - (1) Joan Croft Jn - Selby West Jn (1) York
56068 York (2) Church Fenton Gascoigne Wood Jn (2) Hambleton South Jn Temple Hirst Jn Doncaster Mexborough Rotherham Treeton North Jn Tinsley Attercliffe Jn Sheffield Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield Clay Cross South Jn Pye Bridge Jn Toton Centre
58006 (3) Toton Centre Stapleford & Sandiacre
56068 (4) Stapleford & Sandiacre Toton Meadow Sidings (5)
56068 (4) Toton Meadow Sidings Stapleford & Sandiacre
58006 Stapleford & Sandiacre Trent East Jn Sheet Stores Jn Stenson Jn Tamworth Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
56044 Birmingham New Street (reverse of outward route) Bristol Temple Meads
50049 Bristol Temple Meads - Weston-Super-Mare Bridgwater - Taunton Exeter St Davids Newton Abbot - Plymouth

Notes :
(1) Booked route was:
Shaftholme Jn Temple Hirst Jn Selby West Jn Hambleton North Jn Colton Jn York.
(2) Booked route was: York - Ferrybridge North Jn - Knottingley South Jn - Hambleton South Jn - Shaftholme Jn.

(3) 56068 on rear.
(4) 58006 on rear.
(5) Passengers alighted for a depot visit. Whilst there, 56068 & 58006 swapped ends on the train as the 58 was to be the train engine southwards from Toton.
(6) Because of high level of bookings, this tour was to be repeated as Paxman Collier 2 on 26/08/84, apparently also as 1Z36 (did it run, if so details are required).


56068 pulling away from Newark station (photo: Gordon Lacy)

Sources : Ian Monkton (joined/left the train at Taunton), Kevin Driscoll & Gordon Lacy

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Gordon Lacy)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked (rtn) (actual) M.C
0.00 Plymouth [P4] 06.15d 06.15   01.28a 397.00
6.65 Hemerdon 06/25 06/25   01/19 390.15
16.15 Brent 06/35 06/36   01/08 380.65
23.12 Totnes 06.44a ~ 06.46d 06.45 ~ 06.46   00.55a ~ 00.57d 373.68
31.69 Newton Abbot [P4] 07.00a ~ 07.02d 06.59 ~ 07.01   00.39a ~ 00.41d 365.11
41.41 Dawlish Warren 07/14 07/12   00/28 355.39
52.03 Exeter St Davids [P5] 07.28a ~ 07.30d 07.22 ~ 07.29   00.15a ~ 00.17d 344.77
71.75 Whiteball Tunnel 07/49 07/48   23/57 325.05
82.63 Taunton 08.01a ~ 08.03d 07.57 ~ 08.03   23.42a ~ 23.44d 314.17
94.28 Bridgwater 08/12 08/14   23/32 302.52
? Uphill Jn ? 08/23   23/20 289.09
- Weston-super-Mare   23.15a ~ 23.17d 287.37
110.64 Worle Jn 08/28 08/25   23/12 285.15
127.39 Bristol Temple Meads 08L48a ~ 09L03d 08.44 ~ 09.06   22L44a ~ 22L57d 268.40
132.09 Filton Jn 09/11 09/14   22/34 263.70
133.28 Bristol Parkway 09.15a ~ 09.17d 09.16 ~ 09.18   22.30a ~ 22.32d 262.51
137.78 Westerleigh Jn 09/23 09/24   22/24 258.01
146.11 Charfield 09/31 09/32   22/16 249.68
159.36 Standish Jn 09/40 09/42   22/06 236.53
165.46 Gloucester Yard Jn 09/53 09/48   22/01 230.43
171.76 Cheltenham Spa 10.01a ~ 10.03d 09.54 ~ 10.03   21.48a ~ 21.50d 224.13
179.07 Ashchurch 10/11 10/11   21/42 217.02
189.74 Abbotswood Jn 10/19 10/19   21/35 206.15
201.11 Stoke Works Jn 10/27 10/28   21/27 194.78
203.24 Bromsgrove 10.30a ~ 10.032d 10.31 ~ 10333   21.23a ~ 21.25d
(21.34 ~ ??.??)
192.65
205.77 Blackwell 10/38 10/39   21/20 190.12
206.67 Barnt Green 10/40 10/41   21/19 189.22
211.75 Kings Norton 10/49 10/48   21/13 184.14
216.72 Camp Hill 10/55 10/55   21/07 179.17
217.44 St Andrews Jn 10/57 10/59   21/04 178.35
219.15 Birmingham New Street 11L02a ~ 11L13d 11.05 ~ 11.17   20L48a ~ 20L58d 175.64
220.03 Proof House Jn 11/16 11/19   ? ?
220.60 Landor Street Jn 11/18 11/21   20/43 175.19
226.77 Water Orton East Jn 11/25 11/28   20/35 169.02

 

M.C Location Booked
[ER STN timing]
Actual
229.51 Whitacre Jn 11/29 11/32
239.30 Abbey Jn 11/47 11/48
241.02 Midland Jn 11/50 11/51
255.55 Wigston North Jn 12/08 12/06
258.66 Leicester 12.13a ~ 12.15d 12.11 ~ 12.12
263.57 Syston South Jn 12/21 12/18
271.25 Loughborough 12/29 12/25
278.75 Trent South Jn 12/37 12/31
283.01 Beeston 12/45 12/42
286.26 Nottingham 12L51a ~ 13L01d 12.50 ~ 13.03
288.77 Netherfield Jn 13/07 13/08
? Bingham [13/17] 13/16
300.43 Bottesford West Jn 13/29 [13/23] 13/23
307.55 Lowfield 13/45 [13/39] 13/39
310.08 Newark Northgate 13c54 ~ 13c56 13.43 ~ 13.45
328.49 Retford 14/13
[14.14 ~ 14.30] [P2]
?
345.77 Doncaster 14.31 ~ 14.43
[14/58]
?
350.16 Shaftholme Jn 14/50 [15/02] DIV
? Temple Hirst Jn 15/05 DIV
? Hambleton South Jn 15/10 DIV
? Hambleton West Jn 15/13 DIV
? Gascoigne Wood Jn 15/17 DIV
? Milford 15.23 ~ 15.33 DIV
? Burton Salmon 15/36 DIV
? Ferrybridge North Jn 15/39 DIV
? Knottingley South Jn 15/40 DIV
350.48 Joan Croft Jn DIV ??/??
364.09 Selby West Jn DIV ??/??
381.12
0.00
York DIV ??/?? ~ ??.??
18.79 Chaloners Whin Jn DIV ??/??
30.24 Sherburn South Jn DIV ??/??
31.36 Gascoigne Wood Jn DIV ??/??
34.55 Hambleton South Jn DIV ??/??
48.51 Shaftholme Jn 15/57 ?
62.70 Doncaster 16.03a ~ 16.15d ?
64.70 Hexthorpe Jn 16/20 ?
69.75 Mexborough 16/26 ?
73.24 Aldwarke Jn 16/31 ?
75.64 Rotherham 16.37a ~ 16.39d ?
78.45 Treeton North Jn 16/46 ?
79.67 Tinsley Yard 16/50 ?
80.78 Shepcote Lane Jn 16/54 ?
82.56 Attercliffe Jn 17/01 ?
83.78 Nunnery Main Line Jn 17/05 ?
84.33 Sheffield 17.08a ~ 17.10d ?
92.06 Dore Station Jn 17/20 ?
96.53 Chesterfield 17/27 ?
100.63 Clay Cross South Jn 17/34 ?
103.64 Moreton 17/37 ?
109.04 Pye Bridge Jn 17/46 ?
117.64 Trowell Jn 17/54 ?
120.38 Stapleford & Sandiacre 17/57 ?
121.47 Toton Centre 18L00a ~ 18L15d ?
122.56 Stapleford & Sandiacre 18L17a ~ 18L22d ?
123.61 Toton Meadow Sidings 18.27a ~ 19.30d ?
124.66 Stapleford & Sandiacre 19L35a ~ 19L40d ?
127.34 Trent East Jn 19/45 ?
127.75 Sheet Stores Jn 19/47 ?
135.44 Worthington Jn 19/57 ?
140.29 Stenson Jn 20/04 ?
146.46 Burton-on-Trent 20/10 ?
152.09 Wichnor Jn 20/15 ?
159.37 Tamworth 20/21 ?
165.18 Kingsbury Jn 20/25 ?


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