(25th -) 26th January 1991

Pathfinder Tours
The Cornish Centurion

Locos Used 47840, 50008 'Thunderer' & 50015 'Valiant'
Stock Used 17042+5033+4977+4927+5007+1832+4963+5002+5027+5041+5025+17093

Route : 1Z16 throughout

Date Loco(s) Route
25/01-26/01 47840 Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Wilmslow - Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Standish Jn - Charfield - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads
26/01 50008 + 50015 Bristol Temple Meads - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth
26/01 50015 (2) Plymouth - Liskeard - Lostwithiel - Carne Point
26/01 50008 (1) Carne Point - Lostwithiel
26/01 50015 (2) Lostwithiel - Burngullow Jn - Drinnick Mill
26/01 50008 (1) Drinnick Mill - Burngullow Jn - Par
26/01 50015 Par - Penzance
26/01 50015 Penzance - Truro
26/01 50008 Truro - Falmouth Docks
26/01 50015 (2) Falmouth Docks - Truro - Par
26/01 50008 (1) Par - Bugle
26/01 50015 (2) Bugle - Par - Lostwithiel - Liskeard - Plymouth
26/01 50008 + 50015 Plymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
26/01 47840 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 50015 on rear.
(2) 50008 on rear.

Sources : Richard Hughes (on train throughout), Mick Baker & Derek Thompson

Photo Review


50015 passes Marazion Marsh (photo: Roger Geach)


50015 at Penzance (photo: Derek Thompson)


50008 at Taunton (photo: Derek Thompson)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Derek Thompson & John Cassey)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Manchester Piccadilly 23.20d ?   22.33a ? 179.49
5.70 Stockport 23.29a ~ 23.31d ?   22.22a ~ 22.24d ? 173.59
12.06 Wilmslow 23/38 ?   22/15 ? 167.43
26.21 Sandbach 23/49 ?   22/02 ? 153.28
30.71 Crewe 23.59a ~ 00.01d ?   21.53a ~ 21.55d ? 148.58
39.30 Madeley 00/11 ?   21/42 ? 140.19
50.79 Norton Bridge 00/21 ?   21/33 ? 129.50
55.28 Stafford 00.26a ~ 00.28d ?   21.25a ~ 21.27d ? 124.21
69.05 Bushbury Jn 00/43 ?   ? ? ?
70.59 Wolverhampton 00.46a ~ 00.48d ?   21.08a ~ 21.10d ? 108.70
- Dudley Port   21/01 ? 103.30
- Soho South Jn   20/55 ? 96.06
72.43 Portobello Jn 00/53 ?  
76.60 Bescot Stadium 00/58 ?  
83.39 Aston 01/07 ?  
86.15 Birmingham New Street 01.18a ~ 01.22d ?   20.48a ~ 20.50d ? 94.05
- St Andrews Jn   20/42 ? 92.34
89.46 Selly Oak 01/29 ?   - ? -
91.60 Kings Norton 01/32 ?   20/35 ? 86.73
96.68 Barnt Green 01/38 ?   20/25 ? 81.65
102.44 Stoke Works Jn 01/43 ?   20/13 ? 76.09
106.59 Droitwich Spa 01/49 ?   20/07 ? 71.74
112.38 Worcester Shrub Hill 01.56a ~ 01.58d ?   19*49a ~ 20*00d ? 66.15
116.25 Abbotswood Jn 02/04 ?   19/43 ? 62.48
134.23 Cheltenham Spa 02.19a ~ 02.21d ??.?? ~ 03.17   19.25a ~ 19.27d 19.34 ~ ??.?? 44.30
140.53 Gloucester Yard Jn 02/28 03/25   19/19 19/28 38.00
146.63 Standish Jn 02/33 03/30   19/14 19/23 31.70
160.08 Charfield 02/43 03/40   19/03 19/12 18.45
168.21 Westerleigh Jn 02/51 03/47   18/56 19/06 10.32
172.71 Bristol Parkway 02.57a ~ 02.59d 03.52 ~ 03.55   18.48a ~ 18.50d 18.57 ~ 18.59 5.62
177.10 Stapleton Road 03/04 04/01   18/42 18/50 1.43
178.53
0.00
Bristol Temple Meads 03L07a ~ 03L37d 04.05 ~ 04.23   18L17a ~ 18L39d 18.33 ~ 18.46 0.00
127.46
8.07 Nailsea & Blackwell 03/46 04/33   18/07 18/25 119.39
? Worle Jn ? ?   17/56 18/20 110.61
19.58 Uphill Jn 03/56 04/41   ? ? ?
33.21 Bridgwater 04/08 04/49   17/43 18/10 94.25
39.63 Cogload Jn 04/14 04/54   17/37 18/05 87.63
44.66 Taunton 04/22 04/57   17/32 18/02 82.63
59.00 Tiverton Parkway 04/37 05/07   17/21 17/53 68.49
74.26 Cowley Bridge Jn 04/52 05/18   ? ? ?
75.46 Exeter St Davids 04.55a ~ 04.57d 05.20 ~ 05.22   17.04a ~ 17.06d 17.37 ~ 17.39 52.03
86.06 Dawlish Warren 05/08 05/30   16/50 17/23 41.41
95.60 Newton Abbot 05/19 05/42   16/40 17/15 31.69
104.37 Totnes 05/32 05/53   16/29 17/06 23.12
? Lipson Jn ? ?   16/03 16/40 1.10
127.49 Plymouth 06L04 ~ 06L14 06.19 ~ 06.34   15L11a ~ 16L00d 15.42 ~ 16.37 0.00
40.75
130.41 St Budeaux Jn 06/19 06/40   15/05 15/36 38.03
131.67 Saltash 06/22 06/44   15/00 15/32 36.57
136.65 St Germans 06/28 06/51   14/54 15/26 31.59
145.27 Liskeard 06/38 07/01   14/45 15/16 23.17
150.42 Largin SB 06/46 07/09   14/36 15/04 18.02
157.75 Lostwithiel 06t55 ~ 06t55 07.21 ~ 07.23   14/23 14/54 10.49

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
162.61
0.00
Carne Point 07.12 ~ 07.22 07.42 ~ 07.47
4.66
0.00
Lostwithiel 07p40a ~ 07p58d 08.04 ~ 08.06
4.35 Par 08/05 08/15
11.22 Burngullow Jn 08/14 08/33
13.77
0.00
Drinnick Mill 08.29 ~ 08.42 08.47 ~ 08.53
2.55 Burngullow Jn 08/57 09/05
9.42
0.00
Par 09L07 ~ 09L27 09.20 ~ 09.29
6.67 Burngullow Jn 09/37 09/43
? Probus 09/48 09/53
18.68 Truro 09/54 09/59
31.51 Camborne 10/11 10/15
38.78 St Erth 10/20 10/24
43.23 Long Rock 10/27 10/29
44.61 Penzance 10.30a ~ 11.19d 10.32 ~ 11.20
46.19 Long Rock 11/22 11/23
50.44 St Erth 11/28 11/30
57.71 Camborne 11/39 11/44
70.54
0.00
Truro 11L54 ~ 12L05 11.59 ~ 12.11
0.48 Penwithers Jn 12/08 12/14
11.69
0.00
Falmouth Docks 12.27 ~ 12.32 12.35 ~ 12.38
11.21 Penwithers Jn 12/51 12/58
11.69 Truro 12t53 ~ 12t53 13.00 ~ 13.00
? Probus 13/00 13/07
23.70 Burngullow Jn 13/09 13/16
30.57
0.00
Par 13.17 ~ 13.22 13.24 ~ 13.33
0.30 St Blazey 13t24 ~ 13t25 13.37 ~ 13.38
5.34 Goonbarrow Jn 13t37 ~ 13t38 13.54 ~ 13.55
6.14
0.00
Bugle 13p40a ~ 14p00d 14.00 ~ 14.15
0.40 Goonbarrow Jn 14t02 ~ 14t03 14.19 ~ 14.20
5.64 St Blazey 14t16 ~ 14y16 14.33 ~ 14.34
6.14 Par 14/18 14/42

Timings continue in first table.

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