21st - 24th April 2000

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Saint Columba

Locos Used 37405, 37418 & 90019

Route :
1Z40 : Kings Cross to York
1Z41 : York to Stranraer Harbour
1Z42 : Stranraer Harbour to Oban
1Z43 : Oban to Dumbarton Central
1Z40 : Glasgow Central to Berwick-upon-Tweed
1Z41 : Berwick-upon-Tweed to Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
21/04 90019

Kings Cross (via ECML) Edinburgh Waverley Haymarket Slateford Jn - Midcalder Jn Carstairs Law Jn Shieldmuir Motherwell Newton Rutherglen Glasgow Central

22/04 37405 + 37418 Glasgow Central Shields Jn Paisley Gilmour St Lochwinnoch Dalry Troon Ayr Girvan Barrhil Stranraer Harbour
22/04 37418 + 37405 Stranraer Harbour (reverse of outwards route) Glasgow Central
23/04 37405 + 37418 Dumbarton Central Craigendoran Jn Crianlarich Oban
23/04 37405 + 37418 Oban Crianlarich Craigendoran Jn Dumbarton Central
24/04 90019 Glasgow Central Rutherglen Newton Motherwell Shieldmuir Law Jn Carstairs Midcalder Jn Slateford Jn Haymarket Edinburgh Waverley (via ECML) London Kings Cross

Source : Janet & John Cottrell (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell)

21/04 & 24/04

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 11.18d 11.18   19.14a 19.03
Finsbury Park 11/22 11/24   19/09 18/57
Alexandra Palace 11/24 11/26   19/06 18/55
Potters Bar 11/29 11/31   18/58 ?
Welwyn Garden City 11/33 11/37   18/52 ?
Woolmer Green 11/39 ?   18/49 ?
Stevenage 11.43a ~ 11.45d 11.45 ~ 11.47   18.44a ~ 18.45d 18.38 ~ 18.40
Hitchin 11/49 11/51   18/39 18/33
Sandy 11/59 11/58   18/30 18/18
Huntingdon 12/10 ?   18/19 18/03
Holme LC 12/19 ?   18/11 ?
Peterborough 12.27a ~ 12.29d 12.20 ~ 12.30   18.03a ~ 18.04d 17.42 ~ 17.47
Tallington 12/37 ?   17/55 ?
Stoke Jn 12/48 ?   17/41 17/23
Grantham 12/56 12/51   17/37 17/19
Barkston South Jn 13/01 ?   17/33 ?
Newark Northgate 13/07 13/04   17/23 17/10
Retford 13/19 ?   17/05 17/00
Loversall Carr Jn 13/29 ?   16/55 ?
Doncaster 13.36a ~ 13.42d 13.32 ~ 13.39   16/46 16/48
Shaftholme Jn 13/46 ?   16/40 16/41
Temple Hirst Jn 13/51 ?   16/31 ?
Hambleton North Jn 13/56 13/55   16/25 16/33
Colton Jn 14/06 ?   16/18 16/28
York 14.16a ~ 16.40d 14.11 ~ 16.40   16.08a ~ 16.10d 16.18 ~ 16.23
Skelton Jn 16/42 ?   16/05 16/16
Tollerton Jn 16/51 ?   16/00 ?
Thirsk 17/01 17/03   15/52 16/03
Northallerton 17/10 17/09   15/47 15/58
Darlington 17/23 17/20   15/38 15/48
Ferryhill South Jn 17/34 17/29   15/25 15/40
Tursdale Jn 17/36 17/31   15/17 15/38
Durham 17/40 17/36   15/10 15/32
King Edward Bridge South Jn 17/55 17/47   15/01 15/23
Newcastle Central 17.58a ~ 18.00d 17/48   14/59 15/21
Heaton South Jn 18/03 ?   14/55 15/18
Morpeth 18/13 18/01   14/44 14/58
Alnmouth 18/25 18/20   14/32 14/35
Crag Mill Loop - -   14*12a ~ 14*20d 14.13 ~ 14.22
Berwick-upon-Tweed 18/45 18/52   10.40a ~ 14.00d 10.47 ~ 13.58
Grantshouse 18/58 19/03   10/23 10/34
Dunbar 19/06 19/11   10/15 10/25
Drem 19/13 ?   10/07 10/10
Monktonhall Jn 19/22 ?   09/56 09/59
Portobello Jn ? ?   09/54 ?
Edinburgh Waverley 19.30a ~ 19.36d ??.?? ~ 19.37   09.35a ~ 09.50d 09.37 ~ 09.53
Haymarket 19/40 19/40   09/27 ?
Slateford Jn ? ?   09/25 09/20
Midcalder Jn 19/54 19/53   09/17 09/13
Carstairs East Jn 20/10 20/10   09/04 09/01
Carstairs 20/13 20/12   09/01 08/59
Newmill 20/15 ?   ? ?
Lanark Jn 20/16 ?   08/59 ?
Law Jn 20/22 ?   08/54 08/50
Shieldmuir 20/24 ?   08/51 08/47
Motherwell 20/26 20/25   08/50 08/45
Uddingtson Jn 20/29 ?   08/45 08/40
Newton 20/32 ?   08/41 08/39
Rutherglen East Jn 20/36 ?   08/38 08/38
Glasgow Central 20.48a 20.43   08.30d 08.30

22/04

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Glasgow Central 09.40d 09.45   20.20a 20.32
Shields Jn 09/45 ?   20/12 20/24
Arkleston Jn 09/580 ?   20/05 ?
Paisley Gilmour Street 09/51 09/56   20/03 20/19
Elderslie 09/54 09/58   19/58 20/16
Lochwinnoch 10/03 ?   19/52 20/10
Dalry 10/10 ?   19/46 20/04
Kilwinning 10/13 10/17   19/43 20/01
Irvine 10/16 ?   19/40 19/58
Barassie Jn 10/20 ?   19/36 19/55
Prestwick Town 10/27 ?   19/32 19/51
Ayr 10.45a ~ 13.15d 10.39 ~ 13.15   19.25a ~ 19.27d 19.40 ~ 19.46
Dalrymple Jn 13/20 13/22   19/21 19/30
Maybole 13.27a ~ 13.32d 13.30 ~ 13.34   19/15 19/24
Kilkerran 13/37 ?   19/08 ?
Girvan 13t48 13t50   18t58 19t08
Barrhill 14t12 14t12   18t38 18t46
Glenwhilly 14t26 14t24   18t26 18t33
Dunragit 14x40a ~ 14x47d 14.40 ~ ??.??   18t10 18t17
Stranraer Harbour 18.04a 15.15   18.00d 18.00

22/04

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Dumbarton Central 07.42d 07.44   23.30a 23.23
Dalreoch 07/43 07/46   23/26 23/21
Craigendoran Jn 07/52 07/55   23/10 ?
Helensborough Upper 07t59 08t01   23t05 23.03a ~ 23.04d
Garelochhead 08t11 08.13a ~ 08.14d   22t49 22.49a ~ 22.50d
Glen Douglas 08/24 08.25a ~ 08.30d   22t24 22.25a ~ 22.26d
Arrochar & Tarbet 08t35 08.38a ~ 08.40d   22t24 22.25a ~ 22.26d
Ardlui 08t50 08t55   22t05 22.09a ~ 22.10d
Crianlarich 09t11 09.14a ~ 09.18d   21t48 21.49a ~ 21.53d
Tyndrum Lower 09t21 09.26a ~ 09.28d   21t37 21.39a ~ 21.40d
Dalmally 09t42 09t47   21t14 ?
Taynuilt 10t02 10.04a ~ 10.06d   20x44a ~ 10x53d 20.53 ~ 20.57
Connel Ferry 10t16 10.17a ~ 10.18d   20t31 20t37
Oban Ground Frame 10t33a ~ 10t38d 10.31 ~ 10.33   20t12a ~ 20t16d 20.14 ~ 20.18
Oban 10.46a 10.36   20.10d 20.10


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