24th ( - 25th) May 2003

Pathfinder Tours
Edinburgh Excursion / International Festival of the Sea

Did this train run? Details taken from advertising leaflet.

Route :

Date(s) Booked Loco(s) Booked Route
24/05 ????? Birmingham New Street - Sandwell & Dudley - Wolverhampton - Telford Central - Shrewsbury - Whitchurch - Crewe - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
24/05-25/05 ????? Edinburgh Waverley - (?reverse of outward route?) - Birmingham New Street

(1) Given as 'Train Two' (of three), the others running on 23/05 & 26/05. Free time in Edinburgh or people could make their own way to the International Festival of the Sea at nearby Leith Docks.

Source : Gary Thornton

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Gary Thornton)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Birmingham New Street 04.10d 01.00a
Sandwell & Dudley 04.25d 00.45a
Wolverhampton 04.40d 00.30a
Telford Central 05.05d 00.05a
Shrewsbury 05.30d 23.40a
Whitchurch 05.50d 23.20a
Crewe 06.30d 22.40a
Warrington Bank Quay 07.00d 22.10a
Wigan North Western 07.15d 21.55a
Edinburgh Waverley (11.30a) (17.30d)

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