7th - 10th October 2005

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Autumn Highlander

Locos Used 37406, 37417 & 67029
Stock Used 3141+1679+3123+3146+1680+3119+3120+1696+3097+3149+2834

Route:
1Z80 : Kings Cross to Carlisle
1Z81 : Carlisle to Inverness
1Z82 : Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
1Z83 : Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
1Z84 : Inverness to Wick
1Z85 : Wick to Thurso
1Z86 : Thurso to Inverness
1Z87 : Inverness to Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
07/10 67029 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
07/10 67029 York - Colton Jn - Church Fenton - Micklefield - Leeds - Shipley - Keighley - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Carlisle
07/10 37406 + 37417 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Motherwell - Mossend South Jn - Mossend North Jn - Coatbridge Central - Cumbernauld - Carmuirs West Jn - Stirling - Dunblane - Perth - Pitlochry - Aviemore - Inverness
08/10 37406 + 37417 (1) Inverness - Welshs Bridge Jn
08/10 37406 + 37417 Welshs Bridge Jn - Rose Street Jn - Dingwall - Kyle of Lochalsh
08/10 37406 + 37417 Kyle of Lochalsh - Dingwall - Rose Street Jn - Welshs Bridge Jn
08/10 37406 + 37417 (1) Welshs Bridge Jn - Inverness
09/10 37406 + 37417 (1) Inverness - Welshs Bridge Jn
09/10 37406 + 37417 Welshs Bridge Jn - Rose Street Jn - Dingwall - Georgemas Junction
09/10 37406 (2) Georgemas Junction - Wick
09/10 37427 (3) Wick - Thurso
09/10 37406 (2) Thurso - Georgemas Junction
09/10 37406 + 37417 (1) Georgemas Junction - Dingwall - Rose Street Jn - Welshs Bridge Jn
09/10 37406 + 37417 (1) Welshs Bridge Jn - Inverness
10/10 37406 + 37427 Inverness - Aviemore - Pitlochry - Perth - Newburgh - Ladybank - Kirkaldy - Invernkeithing - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
10/10 67029 Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) propelling move.
(2) 37427 on rear.
(3) 37406 on rear.

Sources : Janet Cottrell & David Ross

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell & David Ross)

07/10

Location Booked Actual
Kings Cross 07.33d [P3] [FL2] 07.33
Belle Isle 07/35 [FL] 07/35
Finsbury Park 07/37 [SL] 07/38
Alexandra Palace 07/40 07/40
Potters Bar 07/47 07/47
Welwyn Garden City 07/57 07/54
Digswell Jn 07/58 [FL] ?
Woolmer Green Jn 08/00 [SL] 07/59
Stevenage 08.04a ~ 08.07d [P4] 08.03 ~ 08.08
Hitchin 08/11 [FL] 08/13
Sandy 08/19 08/23
Huntingdon 08/32 08/40
Holme Jn 08/52 08/52
Peterborough 09.00a ~ 09.03d [P5] 09.03 ~ 09.08
Tallington Jn 09/11 09/15
Stoke Jn 09/20 09/25
Grantham 09/24 [P2] 09/28
Barkston South Jn 09/26 09/30
Newark North Gate 09/33 09/37
Retford 09/50 09/49
Loversall Carr Jn 10/02 09/57
Doncaster 10.06a ~ 10.08d [P8] 10.02 ~ 10.02
Shaftholme Jn 10/15 10/13
Temple Hirst Jn 10/21 10/21
Hambleton North Jn 10/25 10/24
Colton Jn 10/30 10/30
York 10.40a ~ 11.00d [P10] [LSL] 10.39 ~ 11.07
Colton Jn 11/06 11/14
Church Fenton 11/11 11/22
Micklefield 11/16 11/28
Cross Gates 11/20 11/33
Neville Hill West Jn 11/23 ?
Leeds 11.30a ~ 11.35d [TL] [line D] 11.40 ~ 11.40
Leeds West Jn 11/36 ?
Whitehall Jn 11/37 [DS] 11/41
Armley Jn 11/38 11/43
Kirkstall Down Loop 11.40a ~ 11.48d ?
Apperley Jn 11/52 11/48
Dockfield Jn 11/56 ?
Shipley 11/57 [P2] 11/54
Keighley 12/07 12/06
Skipton 12/21 [P3] 12/21
Hellifield 12/32 12/32
Settle Jn 12/36 ?
Ribblehead 12/52 ?
Blea Moor 12/55 ?
Garsdale 13/06 ?
Kirkby Stephen 13/16 13/19
Appleby 13/27 ?
Kirby Thore SB 13/33 ?
Culgaith Crossover 13/38 ?
Low House Crossing SB 13/53 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/03 14/06
London Road Jn 14/15 ?
Carlisle 14.18a ~ 15.22d [P3] 14.11 ~ 15.22
Gretna Jn 15/33 15/33
Lockerbie Down Loop 15.49a ~ 15.56d 15/49
Lockerbie 15/58 15/35
Beattock 16/09 16/01
Beattock Summit 16.25a ~ 16.36d 16.13 ~ 16.14
Abington 16/50 16/21
Carstairs South Jn 17/07 16/35
Carstairs 17/08 16/47
Lanark Jn 17/10 16/51
Motherwell 17/26 17/06
Mossend South Jn 17/31 17/10
Mossend North Jn 17/33 17/10
Mossend 17/35 ?
Whifflet South Jn 17/41 17/18
Coatbridge Central 17/44 17/19
Gartsherrie South Jn 17/46 17/42
Garnqueen North Jn 17/48 17/45
Cumbernauld 17/55 17/53
Greenhill Lower Jn 18/08 ?
Carmuirs West Jn 18/10 18/08
Larbert Jn 18/11 18/14
Stirling 18/18 18/23
Dunblane 18/28 18/32
Blackford 18/42 18/43
Hilton Jn 18/56 ?
Perth 19.00a ~ 19.12d [P7] 19.03 ~ 19.08
Stanley 19/22 ?
Dunkeld & Birnam 19/32 19/33
Pitlochry 19.45a ~ 19.53d 19/46
Blair Atholl 20.05a ~ 20.10d 19/47
Dalwhinnie 20/50 20/27
Kingussie 21.03a ~ 21.08d 20/39
Kincraig 21/14 ?
Aviemore 21.20a ~ 21.23d 21.13 ~ 21.38
Carrbridge 21/33 21/40
Slochd 21/43 ?
Tomatin 21/47 ?
Moy 21/51 ?
Culloden Moor 21/58 ?
Millburn Jn 22/05 ?
Inverness 22.07a [P2] 22.14

08/10

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Inverness 07.25d [P1] 07.25   19.01a [P1] 19.12
Welshs Bridge Jn 07.27a ~ 07.31d 07.30 ~ 07.31   18.53a ~ 18.57d 19.08 ~ 19.12
Rose Street Jn 07/33 07.33a ~ 07.37d   18/50 19/05
Clachnaharry 07/38 07/41   18/45 19/00
Clunes IB 07/46 07/51   18/38 18.48 ~ 18.49
Muir of Ord 07.52a ~ 07.55d 07.56 ~ 07.57   18.09a ~ 18.29d 18.31 ~ 18.40
Dingwall 08.04a ~ 08.06d 08.07 ~ 08.09   18.00a ~ 18.02d 18.10 ~ 18.20
Garve 08.37a ~ 09.02d 08.29 ~ 09.04   17.38a ~ 17.40d 17.45 ~ 17.53
Achnasheen 09.31a ~ 09.33d 09.34 ~ 09.35   17.06a ~ 17.08d 17.11 ~ 17.13
Strathcarron 10.03a ~ 10.05d 10.04 ~ 10.06   16.34a ~ 16.36d 16.34 ~ 16.36
Kyle of Lochalsh 10.42a 10.49   15.47d [P2] 15.47

09/10

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Inverness 07.30d [P2] 07.30   21.55 [P2] 22.07
Welshs Bridge Jn 07.32a ~ 07.36d 07.33 ~ 07.36   21.47a ~ 21.51d 22.00 ~ 22.05
Rose Street Jn 07/38 07/38   21/43 21.52a ~ 21.53d
Clachnaharry 07/42 07/44   21/37 21/47
Clunes IB 07/50 07/51   21/29 21/40
Muir of Ord 07.56a ~ 07.57d 07.56 ~ 07.57   21.18a ~ 21.19d 21.31 ~ 21.32
Dingwall 08.06a ~ 08.07d 08.09 ~ 08.10   21.10a ~ 21.11d 21.19 ~ 21.20
Invergordon 08.27a ~ 08.28d 08.27 ~ 08.29   20.51a ~ 20.52d 20.58 ~ 21.00
Tain 08.46a ~ 08.47d 08.46 ~ 08.47   20.26a ~ 20.33d 20.38 ~ 20.39
Ardgay 09.06a ~ 09.07d 09.06 ~ 09.08   20.05a ~ 20.07d 20/21
Lairg 09.30a ~ 09.31d 09.26 ~ 09.27   19.40a ~ 19.48d 19.54 ~ 20.01
Rogart 09.49a ~ 09.50d 09.45 ~ 09.46   19.14a ~ 19.15d 19.26 ~ 19.27
Dunrobin Castle 10.08a ~ 11.46d 10.02 ~ 11.47   ? ?
Brora 11.54a ~ 11.55d 11.57 ~ 12.00   18.51a ~ 18.52d 19.03 ~ 19.05
Helmsdale 12.11a ~ 12.12d 12/14   18.35a ~ 18.36d 18.40 ~ 18.43
Forsinard 12.54a ~ 13.02d 12.53 ~ 13.07   17.58a ~ 17.59d 17.59 ~ 18.00
Georgemas Junction 13.35a ~ 13.55d 13.40 ~ 14.01   17.00a ~ 17.20d 17.05 ~ 17.23
Wick 14.14a ~ 15.00d 14.20 ~ 14.54  
Georgemas Junction 15.20a ~ 15.22d 15.17 ~ 16.06  
Thurso 15.37a 16.25   16.45d 16.49

10/10

Location Booked Actual
Inverness 08.20d [P1] 08.20
Millburn Jn 08/22 08/22
Culloden Moor 08/34 08/34
Moy 08/51 08/45
Tomatin 08/56 08/49
Slochd 09/03 08/55
Carrbridge 09/09 08/59
Aviemore 09/15 09/05
Kincraig 09/22 09/12
Kingussie 09.28a ~ 09.34d 09.23 ~ 09.40
Dalwhinnie 09/52 09/58
Blair Atholl 10/15 10/21
Pitlochry 10.23a ~ 10.46d 10.26 ~ 10.46
Dunkeld & Birnam 10/59 10/58
Stanley 11/09 ?
Perth 11.19a ~ 11.21d [P4] 11.17 ~ 11.38
Hilton Jn 11/26 11/42
Newburgh 11/36 11/52
Ladybank 11/47 12/03
Thornton North Jn 11/56 ?
Thornton South Jn 11/57 12/13
Kirkaldy 12/06 12/17
Burntisland 12/14 12/24
Inverkeithing 12/23 12/33
Dalmeny UPL 12.31a ~ 12.45d -
Dalmeny Jn 12/46 12/41
Haymarket West Jn 12/55 ?
Haymarket 12/56 12/47
Edinburgh Waverley 13.05a ~ 13.45d [P20] 13.09 ~ 13.45
Portobello Jn 13/49 13/52
Monktonhall Jn 13/51 13/55
Drem 14/07 14/05
Dunbar 14/14 14/15
Grantshouse 14/22 14/25
Reston 14/27 ?
Berwick-upon-Tweed 14/35 14/39
Belford LC 14/45 14/50
Alnmouth 14/55 15/00
Morpeth 15/07 15/15
Heaton South Jn 15/19 15/29
Newcastle 15.25a ~ 15.34d [P4] 15.32 ~ 15.35
King Edward Bridge South Jn 15/36 15/37
Birtley Jn 15/40 15/42
Durham 15/49 15/48
Tursdale Jn 15/54 ?
Ferryhill South Jn 15/55 15/55
Darlington 16/06 [UML] 16/03
Northallerton 16/14 16/12
Thirsk 16/19 16/17
Tollerton Jn 16/27 16/24
Skelton Jn 16/34 16/29
York 16.36a ~ 16.39d [P9] 16.34 ~ 16.40
Colton Jn 16/44 16/47
Hambleton North Jn 16/50 16/53
Temple Hirst Jn 16/53 16/57
Shaftholme Jn 17/03 17/03
Doncaster 17/07 [UF] 17/07
Loversall Carr Jn 17/11 17/10
Retford 17/20 17/19
Newark North Gate 17/31 17/30
Barkston South Jn 17/37 17/37
Grantham 17/40 17/40
Stoke Jn 17/49 [FL] 17/43
Tallington Jn 17/58 17/53
Peterborough 18.05a ~ 18.08d [P2] 18.01 ~ 18.05
Connington South Jn 18/15 ?
Huntingdon 18/20 18/21
Sandy 18/29 [SL] 18/32
Hitchin 18/40 18/45
Stevenage 18.45a ~ 18.48d [P1] 18.50 ~ 18.56
Woolmer Green Jn 18/59 19/01
Welwyn Garden City 19/02 19/05
Potters Bar 19/08 19/11
Alexandra Palace 19/14 19/16
Finsbury Park 19/16 19/18
Belle Isle 19/20 [FL1] 19/21
Kings Cross 19.23a [P5] 19.23


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