5th August 2000

S.R.P.S. Railtours
The West Highlander

Locos Used 37411, 37415 & 37503
Stock Used [1]: Load 8
[2]: Load 7

Route : 1Z37 throughout

Loco(s) Stock Route
37411 + 37415 [1] Edinburgh Waverley - haymarket - Slateford Jn - Midcalder Jn - Carstairs - Lanark Jn - Carluke - Motherwell - Uddingston - Newton West Jn - Rutherglen - Glasgow Central (Low Level) - Anniesland - Westerton - Dumbarton Central - Craigendoran Jn - Arrochar & Tarbet - Crianlarich Upper - Rannoch - Fort William
37503 [2] Fort William - Glenfinnan - Mallaig
37503 [2] Mallaig - Glenfinnan - Fort William
37411 + 37415 [1] Fort William - (reverse of outward route) - Newton West Jn - Newton - Hamilton Central - Motherwell - Mossend South Jn - Mossend East Jn - Holytown - Shotts - Midcalder Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) The different routing on the return leg between Newton and Midcalder Jn was due to engineering works; passengers for Carluke and Carstairs detrained at Hamilton Central for a bus home.

Sources : Jim Burton (on the train throughout) & SRPS Railtours Webpages

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Jim Burton)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 05.24d 05.26   22.27a 22.26
Haymarket 05.29a ~ 05.30d 05.31 ~ 05.32   22.21a ~ 22.22d 22.19 ~ 22.21
Slateford Jn 05/33 05/34   22/18 22/14
Kirknewton 05.47a ~ 05.48d 05.43 ~ 05.45   22.04a ~ 22.05d 22/06
Midcalder Jn 05/51 05/47   ? ?
Carstairs East Jn 06/16 06/03  
Carstairs 06.17a ~ 06.22d 06.06 ~ 06.22  
Lanark Jn 06/30 06/28  
Carluke 06.38a ~ 06.39d 06.36 ~ 06.38  
Benhar Jn   21/52 21/51
Holytown   21/38 21/37
Motherwell 06.50a ~ 06.52d 06.48 ~ 06.52   21.28a ~ 21.29d 21.27 ~ 21.29
Uddingston 07/01 06.59 ~ 07.01  
Hamilton Central   21.19a ~ 21.21d 21.21 ~ 21.22
Newton 07/03 07/04   21/11 21/13
Rutherglen 07/09 07/09   ? ?
Glasgow Central LL 07.19a ~ 07.21d 07.18 ~ 07.22   20.59a ~ 21.01d 21.00 ~ 21.01
Anniesland 07/31 07/32   ? ?
Westerton 07.36a ~ 07.37d 07.35 ~ 07.36   20.41a ~ 20.42d 20.46 ~ 20.47
Dalmuir Park 07/43 07/41   ? ?
Dumbarton Central 07.52a ~ 07.54d 07.52 ~ 07.53   20.25a ~ 20.26d 20.25 ~ 20.27
Dalreoch 07/55 07/53   ? ?
Craigendoran Jn 08/03 08/01   20/15 20/16
Helensburgh Upper 08t08 ~ 08t09 08.04 ~ 08.06   20.10 ~ 20.11 20.08 ~ 20.11
Glen Douglas 08/39 08/37   ? ?
Arrochar & Tarbet 08t48 ~ 08t49 08.44 ~ 08.45   19x28 ~ 19x29 19.32 ~ 19.37
Crianlarich Upper 09x24 ~ 09x29 09.22 ~ 09.29   18t50 ~ 18t51 18.53 ~ 18.56
Rannoch 10t31 ~ 10t32 10.21 ~ 10.23   17t57 ~ 17t58 18.03 ~ 18.04
Corrour 10/47 10/36   17/46 17.51 ~ 17.52
Tulloch 11t07 ~ 11t08 10.56 ~ 10.57   17t22 ~ ??t?? 17/31
Mallaig Jn 11/38 11/34   16/59 17/02
Fort William 11L41a ~ 12L23d 11.38 ~ 12.23   16L36a ~ 16L56d 16.35 ~ 16.59
Loch Eil O.B. 12t48 ~ 12t49 12.40 ~ 12.46   16.10 ~ 16.11 16.12 ~ 16.12
Glenfinnan 13t09 ~ 13t10 13.08 ~ 13.12   15t50 ~ 15t51 15.50 ~ 15.51
Arisaig 13t45 ~ 13t55 13.1 ~ 13.58   ? ?
Mallaig 14.15a 14.17   14.55d 14.54


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