12th August 2007

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Aberdeen to Dunrobin Castle)

Locos Used 37410 & 37422
Stock Used booked for load 12 incl. mark 3 sleepers

Route:
1Z70 : Aberdeen to Dunrobin Castle
1Z72 : Dunrobin Castle to Aberdeen

Locos Route
37422 + 37410 Aberdeen - Dyce - Huntly - Forres - Millburn Jn - Rose Street Jn - Muir of Ord - Dingwall - Invergordon - Rogart - Dunrobin Castle
37410 + 37422 Dunrobin Castle - (reverse of outward route) - Aberdeen

Sources : Simon Cross & David Ross

Photo Review


The tour, on the outward leg near Rogart (photo: Andrew Pearson)


37422 & 37410 run round the ECS at Brora (photo: David Ross)


37410 & 37422 plus ECS between Brora to Dunrobin Castle (photo: John Day)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Simon Cross & David Ross)

Location

Booked

Actual

 
Booked
Actual
Aberdeen
10.15d [P6]
10.16
 
23.59a [P6]
23.42
Dyce
10/27 [UDV]
10/27
 
23/49 [UDV]
23/32
Inverurie
10/38 [UDV]
10/36
 
23/37 [UDV]
23/22
Insch
10/51
10/47
 
23/26
23/12
Kennethmont
11/00
10/55
 
23/20
23/06
Huntly
11x10 ~ 11x16 [UDV]
11.06 ~ 11.20
 
23/06 [UDV]
22/58
Keith Loop
11/30
11/33
 
22/49
22/45
Elgin
11*55 ~ 11*57 [DV]
11.55 ~ 11.57
 
22x10 ~ 22x25 [DV]
22.02 ~ 22.25
Elgin SB
11*58 ~ 12*00
?
 
22*08 ~ 22*09
?
Forres Loop
12*16 ~ 12*18
?
 
21*49 ~ 21*50
?
Nairn
12*32 ~ 12*36
12.35 ~ 12.37
 
21*34 ~ 21*35
21.30 ~ 21.30
Millburn Jn
12/54
?
 
21/12
?
Inverness sig. I410
12c59 ~ 13c01
?
 
20c56 ~ 21c06
?
Rose Street
13/03
?
 
20/54
?
Clachnaharry
13/06
?
 
20/51
?
Clunes IB
13/16
?
 
20/44
?
Muir of Ord
13*25 ~ 13*28
13.29 ~ 13.31
 
20*35 ~ 20*36
?
Dingwall
13*38 ~ 13*39
13.41 ~ 13.42
 
20*24 ~ 20*25
20.36 ~ 20.37
Invergordon
13*55 ~ 13*56
14.00 ~ 14.01
 
20/06 ~ 20*07
20.18 ~ 20.19
Fearn
14*09 ~ 14*10
14.14 ~ 14.15
 
19*52 ~ 19*53
?
Tain
14*17 ~ 14*18
14.20 ~ 14.21
 
19*44 ~ 19*45
19.59 ~ 20.00
Ardgay
14*35 ~ 14*40
?
 
19*23 ~ 19*27
?
Lairg
14*58 ~ 14*59
15.01 ~ 15.02
 
19*06 ~ 19*07
19.21 ~ 19.22
Rogart
15*14 ~ 15*15
?
 
18*42 ~ 18*43
?
Dunrobin Castle
15.35a
15.41
 
18.28d
18.41


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