17th - 20th October 2003

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Autumn Highlander

(Pride of the Nation series)

Locos Used 37419, 37428 & 90028
Stock Used 2834+3119+3120+1698+3141+3147+1680+3123+3149+1679

Route:
1Z42 : Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z64 : Edinburgh Waverley to Inverness
1Z65 : Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
1Z66 : Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
1Z67 : Inverness to Georgemas Junction
1Z68 : Georgemas Junction to Inverness
1Z18 : Inverness to Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
17/10 90028 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
17/10 37419 + 37428 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Polmont Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Stirling - Perth - Aviemore - Inverness
18/10 37419 + 37428 Inverness - Dingwall - Kyle of Lochalsh
18/10 37419 + 37428 Kyle of Lochalsh - Dingwall - Rose Street Jn - Millburn Jn
18/10 37419 + 37428 Millburn Jn - Inverness
19/10 37419 + 37428 Inverness - Dingwall - Georgemas Junction
19/10 37419 + 37428 Georgemas Junction - Dingwall - Rose Street Jn - Millburn Jn
19/10 37419 + 37428 Millburn Jn - Inverness
20/10 37419 + 37428 Inverness - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley
20/10 90028 Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Loco confirmation required (were the 37's double-headed throughout or top-and-tail on any legs)?


37419 & 37428 at Georgemas Junction (photo: Robert Frise)

Sources : Mark Herriott, Gary Pullan & Robert Frise

Timings (Booked & Actual)

17/10 & 20/10 :

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 07.55d 07.55   19.35a 19.25
Belle Isle 07/57 07/58   19/32 19/23
Finsbury Park 08/00 08/01   19/26 19/20
Alexandra Palace 08/03 08/05   19/21 19/18
Potters Bar 08/13 08/17   19/07 19/13
Welwyn Garden City 08/24 08/29   18/55 19/10
Woolmer Green 08/24 08/29   18/52 18/55
Stevenage 08.36a ~ 08.38d 08.46 ~ 08.49   18.44a ~ 18.47d 18.46 ~ 18.51
Hitchin 08/43 08/55   18/40 18/42
Sandy 08/53 09/04   18/27 18/27
Huntingdon 09/02 09/23   18/13 18/15
Conington South   18/07 ?
Holme LC 09/09 09/31  
Peterborough 09.35a ~ 09.39d 09.37 ~ 09.43   17.57a ~ 18.00d 17.57 ~ 18.01
Tallington Jn 09/47 09/58   17/50 17/50
Stoke Tunnel 10/12 10/12   17/41 17/41
Grantham 10/18 10/16   17/37 17/37
Barkston South Jn 10/22 10/19   17/34 17/35
Newark Northgate 10/29 10/25   17/28 17/28
Retford 10/40 10/37   17/15 17/13
Loversall Carr Jn 10/49 10/45   17/05 17/05
Doncaster 10/51 10/48   17/03 17/02
Shaftholme Jn 10/56 10/52   17/00 16/59
Temple Hirst Jn 11/01 10/57   16/54 16/54
Hambleton North Jn 11/05 11/00   16/51 16/50
Colton Jn 11/10 11/06   16/43 16/45
York 11.15a ~ 11.17d 11.13 ~ 11.17   16.34a ~ 16.37d 16.14 ~ 16.40
Skelton Jn 11/19 11/20   16/31 16/11
Tollerton 11/24 11/30   16/24 16/02
Thirsk 11/32 11/39   16/12 15/50
Northallerton 11/36 11/49   16/06 15/43
Darlington 11/49 11/59   15/53 15/34
Ferryhill South Jn 11/57 12/08   15/43 15/24
Durham 12/05 12/17   15/33 15/15
Birtley 12/14 12/23   15/25 15/08
King Edward Bridge Jns 12/20 12/29   15/21 15/03
Newcastle 12/22 12/32   15/19 15/02
Heaton South Jn 12/26 12/35   15/16 14/53
Morpeth 12/42 12/48   15/06 14/41
Alnmouth 13/02 13/11   14/54 14/28
Belford 13/16 13/23   14/43 14/17
Berwick-upon-Tweed 13/43 13/36   14/28 14/06?
Marshall Meadows 13/45 13/39   14/26 14/10?
Grantshouse 13/55 13/52   14/08 13/52
Dunbar 14/03 14/02   13/58 13/43
Drem UPL - -   13*42a ~ 13*50d ?
Drem 14/15 14/01   ? ?
Monktonhall Jn 14/24 14/19   13/26 13/25
Portobello Jn 14/28 14/28   13/22 13/23
Edinburgh Waverley 14.32a ~ 15.40d 14.37 ~ 15.41   12.42a ~ 13.18d 12.41 ~ 13.18
Haymarket 15/44 15/45   12/38 12/37
Haymarket West Jn 15/45 15/46   12/37 12/36
Newbridge Jn 15*53a ~ 15*58d 15.59   12/29 12/31
Winchburgh Jn 16/07 16/04   12/25 12/28
Linlithgow 16/13 16/11   12/20 12/23
Polmont Jn 16/27 16/17   12/15 12/18
Falkirk Grahamston 16/31 16/22   12/10 12/14
Carmuirs East Jn ? ?   12/04 ?
Stirling 16/45 16/41   11/54 11/58
Dunblane 16/57 16/47   11/47 11/52
Blackford 17/08 16/56   11/40 11/43
Gleneagles ? ?   11/37 ?
Hilton Jn ? ?   11/24 ?
Perth 17.28a ~ 17.30d 17.15 ~ 17.37   11.01a ~ 11.20d 11.01 ~ 11.24
Stanley Jn ? ?   10/50 ?
Dunkeld & Birnam ? ?   10/40 ?
Pitlochry 18/02 18/15   10.22a ~ 10.27d 10/01
Blair Atholl ? ?   10/12 ?
Dalnacardoch ? ?   10/03 ?
Dalwhinnie 18/43 18/52   09/48 09/30
Newtonmore ? ?   09/37 ?
Kingussie ? ?   09.28a ~ 09.32d ?
Kincraig ? ?   09/21 ?
Aviemore 19.07a ~ 19.13d ??.?? ~ 19.15   09/15 09/07
Carrbridge ? ?   08.59a ~ 09.06d ?
Slochd ? ?   08/50 ?
Tomatin ? ?   08/45 ?
Moy ? ?   08/41 ?
Culloden ? ?   08/28 ?
Millburn Jn ? ?   08/17 ?
Inverness 20.50a 20.31   08.15d 08.15

18/10 :

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Inverness 07.34d 07.34   19.12a 19.11
Millburn Jn   19.05a ~ 19.08d ?
Rose Street Jn   19/04 ?
Clachnaharry 07/38 ?   19/00 19/00
Clunes 07/45 ?   18/53 ?
Muir of Ord 07.55a ~ 07.58d ?   18.43a ~ 18.44d ?
Dingwall 08.07a ~ 08.09d 08.12 ~ 08.14   18.29a ~ 18.33d 18.29 ~ 18.33
Garve 08.34a ~ 08.58d ?   18.01a ~ 18.03d ?
Achnasheen 09.29a ~ 09.30d 09.29 ~ 09.30   17.30a ~ 17.32d 17.28 ~ 17.29
Strathcarron 10.00a ~ 10.01d 10.00 ~ 10.01   16.57a ~ 16.59d 16.56 ~ 16.57
Kyle of Lochalsh 10.43a 10.43   16.15d 16.15

19/10 :

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Inverness 07.30d 07.30   21.33a 21.25
Millburn Jn   21.27a ~ 21.30d ?
Rose Street Jn   21/25 ?
Clachnaharry 07/34 ?   21/21 ?
Clunes 07/41 ?   21/14 ?
Muir of Ord 07.51a ~ 07.53d ?   21.03a ~ 21.05d ?
Dingwall 08.02a ~ 08.04d 08.01 ~ 08.03   20.51a ~ 20.53d 20.47 ~ 20.49
Invergordon 08.19a ~ 08.21d ?   20.33a ~ 20.35d ?
Tain 08.37a ~ 08.39d 08.37 ~ 08.39   20.15a ~ 20.17d 20.08 ~ 20.12
Ardgay 08.57a ~ 08.59d ?   19.44a ~ 19.57d ?
Lairg 09.16a ~ 09.18d 09.14 ~ 09.16   19.27a ~ 19.29d 19.27 ~ 19.29
Rogart 09.33a ~ 09.35d ?   19.07a ~ 19.09d ?
Dunrobin 09.49a ~ 11.52d 09.49 ~ 11.52   ? ?
Brora 12.00a ~ 12.02d 12.04 ~ 12.05   18.46a ~ 18.48d 18.46 ~ 18.48
Helmsdale 12.18a ~ 12.20d 12.23 ~ 12.25   18.29a ~ 18.31d 18.29 ~ 18.30
Forsinard 13.04a ~ 13.08d ?   17.53a ~ 17.55d ?
Georgemas Junction 13.38a 13.37   17.22d 17.12

Timings continue in first table.

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