21st - 24th March 2008

Stobart Rail Tours
The Easter West Highlander

Stobart Pullman series

Locos Used 37069, 37423, 47501 & 47802 'Pride of Cumbria'
Stock Used ???

Route:
1Z40 : London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z42 : Edinburgh Waverley to Dumbarton Central
1Z44 : Dumbarton Central to Oban
1Z45 : Oban to Dumbarton Central
1Z46 : Barrhead to Ayr
1Z49 : Ayr to Dumbarton Central
1Z50 : Dumbarton Central to Carstairs
1Z51 : Carstairs to London Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
21/03 47501 + 47802 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
21/03 47802 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Linlithgow - Falkirk High - Lenzie - Cowlairs East Jn - Cowlairs North Jn - Westerleigh - Dalmuir - Dumbarton Central
22/03 37069 + 37423 Dumbarton Central - Craigendoran Jn (3) - Helensburgh Upper - Crianlarich - Oban
22/03 37423 + 37069 Oban - (reverse of outward route) - Dumbarton Central
23/03 47802 (1) Barrhead - Lugton - Kilmarnock
23/03 47501 (2) Kilmarnock - Barassie Jn - Troon - Prestwick Town - Newton-on-Ayr - Ayr
23/03 47802 (1) Ayr - (reverse of outward route) - Kilmarnock
23/03 47501 (2) Kilmarnock - Lugton - Barrhead - Muirhouse South Jn - Rutherglen West Jn - Rutherglen North Jn - Glasgow Central Low Level - Finnieston East Jn - Hyndland East Jn - Hyndland West Jn - Yoker - Clydebank - Dalmuir - Dumbarton Central
24/03 47802 (1) Dumbarton Central - Dalmuir - Westerton - Cowlairs North Jn - Cowlairs West Jn - Springburn - Gartcosh Jn - Gartsherrie South Jn - Coatbridge Central - Mossend North Jn - Mossend East Jn - Holytown Jn - Law Jn - Carstairs
24/03 47802 + 47501 (4) Carstairs - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - Haymarket - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 47501 on rear.
(2) 47802 on rear.
(3) Delayed due to non operational RETB.
(4) During the break at Carstairs the stock went to Polmadie where a problem was discovered with 47501 so the locos were swapped round, resulting in 47802 leading when it arrived back at Carstairs to collect the passengers.

Sources : Simon Cross & David Ross

Photo Review


The 37's, en-route to Oban (photo: David Ross)


47501 passes through Glasgow Central Low Level showing a confused array
of head and tail lights simultaneously! (photo: John Day)


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

1Z40/1Z42 out (21/03) & 1Z50/1Z51 return (24/03)

Location
Booked
Actual
 
Booked
Actual
London Kings Cross
08.18d [P5] [FL1]
08.17
 
21.24a [P1]
21.17
Belle Isle
08/20 [FL]
?
 
21/22 [FL2]
?
Holloway South Jn
08/21 [SL]
?
 
?
?
Finsbury Park
08/24
08/22
 
21/17
21/09
Alexandra Palace
08/28
08/26
 
21/14
21/07
Potters Bar
08/44 [P4]
08/41
 
21/08 [P1]
21/02
Welwyn Garden City
08/51
08/47
 
21/03
20/57
Woolmer Green Jn
08/54 [SL]
?
 
21/00 [FL]
?
Stevenage
08.58a ~ 09.01d [P4]
08.54 ~ 08.59
 
20.52a ~ 20.56d [P1]
20.46 ~ 20.50
Hitchin
09/06
09/02
 
20/46
20/42
Sandy
09/16 [FL]
?
 
20/34 [SL]
?
Huntingdon
09/26
09/24
 
20/20
20/23
Connington South Jn
?
?
 
20/13
?
Holme LC
09/34
?
 
?
?
Fletton Jn
09/37 [SL]
?
 
?
?
Peterborough
09.43a ~ 09.48d [P5]
09.46 ~ 09.48
 
20.02a ~ 20.04d [P2]
20.02 ~ 20.06
Helpston Jn
09/56
?
 
?
?
Tallington Jn
10/01
?
 
19/54
?
Stoke Jn
10/16
?
 
19/44 [FL]
?
Grantham
10/21 [P2]
10/28
 
19/40 [P1]
19/42
Claypole
10/28
?
 
19/32
?
Newark North Gate
10/31 [P1]
10/38
 
19/28 [P2]
19/32
Newark Flat Crossing
10/32
?
 
19/27
?
Retford
10/45
10/50
 
18*58 ~ 19*13 [P1]
19.03 ~ 19.17
Loversall Carr Jn
10/55
?
 
18/46
?
Doncaster
10/58 [DF]
11/01
 
18/43 [UF]
18/49
Shaftholme Jn
11/02
?
 
18/38
?
Temple Hirst Jn
11/17
?
 
18/29
?
Hambleton North Jn
11/21
?
 
18/22
?
Colton Jn
11/27
?
 
18/15
?
York
11.32a ~ 12.05d [P10]
11.26 ~ 12.05
 
18c06a ~ 18c08d [P3]
18.18 ~ 18.21
Skelton Jn
12/07 [FL]
?
 
18/03
?
Tollerton Jn
12/15
?
 
17/55
?
Thirsk
12/25
12/22
 
17/46 [FL]
18/02
Northallerton
12/32
12/27
 
17/40
17/58
Darlington
12/43 [DML]
12/40
 
17/30 [UML]
17/49
Ferryhill South Jn
12/57 [SL]
?
 
17/22
?
Tursdale Jn
13/16
?
 
17/20
?
Durham
13/23 [DM]
13/11
 
17/14 [P1]
17/33
Birtley Jn
13/33
?
 
17/06
?
King Edward Bridge South Jn
13/38
?
 
17/01
?
Newcastle
13*42 ~ 13*56 [P2]
13.44 ~ 14.02
 
16/59 [P4]
17/17
Heaton South Jn
14/00
?
 
16/53
?
Morpeth
14/15
14/18
 
16/36
16/57
Alnmouth
14/30
14/34
 
16/22
16/44
Belford LC
14/43
?
 
16/09
?
Crag Mill Loops  
15*39 ~ 16*06
?
Berwick-Upon-Tweed
14/54
14/56
 
15/19
16/20
Reston (Sigs. EG403 / EG402)
14/57
?
 
15/16
?
Reston GSP
15/04
?
 
15/09
?
Grantshouse
15/13
?
 
15/02
?
Dunbar
15/26
15/18
 
14/48
15/01
Drem
15/38
15/35
 
14/38
14/49
Monktonhall Jn
15/59
?
 
14/22
?
Portobello Jn
16/01
?
 
14/16
?
Edinburgh Waverley
16.05a ~ 18.57d [P11]
16.09 ~ 18.56
 
14c08a ~ 14c12d [P10]
14.34 ~ 14.36
Princes Street Gardens
18/58 [Line W]
?
 
14/06 [Line X]
?
Haymarket
18/59 [P4] [DS]
19/00
 
14/04 [P3] [US]
14/27
Haymarket West Jn
19/01
?
 
Newbridge Jn
19/07
?
 
Winchburgh Jn
19/10
?
 
Linlithgow
19/15
19/14
 
Polmont Jn
19/19
19/17
 
Falkirk High
19/22
19/20
 
Greenhill Upper Jn
19/25
?
 
Croy
19/30
19/29
 
Lenzie
19/34
19/33
 
Bishopbriggs
19/37
19/35
 
Cowlairs East Jn
19/41
?
 
Slateford Jn  
13/57
?
Midcalder Jn  
13/49
?
Torphin  
13/46
?
Auchengray  
13/42
?
Carstairs East Jn  
13/37
?
Carstairs  
10.30a ~ 13.34d [P1]
10.30 ~ 14.02
Lanark Jn  
10/26
?
Law Jn  
10/15
?
Holytown Jn  
09/55
09/53
Mossend East Jn  
09/53
?
Mossend North Jn  
09/50
?
Mossend  
09/44
?
Whifflet South Jn  
09/38
?
Coatbridge Central  
09/34
09/30
Gartsherrie South Jn  
09/32
?
Gartcosh Jn  
09/29
?
Springburn  
09/15 [P2]
09/12
Cowlairs West Jn  
09/13
?
Cowlairs North Jn
19/43
?
 
09/11
?
Westerton
19/57
19/56
 
09/00
09/00
Dalmuir
20/13 [P1]
20/08
 
08/52 [P2]
08/53
Dumbarton Central
20.22a [P2]
20.18
 
08.41d [P1]
08.36

1Z44 / 1Z45 (22/03)

Location
Booked
Actual
 
Booked
Actual
Dumbarton Central
06.55d [P2]
07.49
 
22.07a [P1]
22.08
Dalreoch
06/56
?
 
22/05
22.07
Craigendoran Jn
07/04
??.?? ~ 09.28
 
21/58
21/46
Helensburgh Upper
07.09 ~ 07.11
?
 
21.53 ~ 21.54
?
Garelochhead
07/21
10/33
 
21.39 ~ 21.41
21.18 ~ 21.20
Glen Douglas
07/36
?
 
21.20 ~ 21.22
?
Arrochar & Tarbet
07.45 ~ 07.47
?
 
21.00 ~ 21.02
?
Ardlui
08.01 ~ 08.03
?
 
20.38 ~ 20.40
?
Crianlarich
08.24 ~ 08.26
12.06 ~ 12.15
 
20*11 ~ 20*16
20.13 ~ 20.16
Tyndrum Lower
08/34
?
 
20/03
?
Dalmally
08*52 ~ 08*57
?
 
19.33 ~ 19.35
?
Taynuilt
09.14 ~ 09.16
13.21 ~ 13.25
 
19.12 ~ 19.14
19.12 ~ 19.14
Connel Ferry
09.30 ~ 09.32
?
 
18.58 ~ 19.00
?
Oban
09.55a
14.07
 
18.40d
18.40

1Z46 / 1Z49 (23/03)

Location
Booked
Actual
Barrhead
08.41d
08.53
Lugton
08/52
?
Kilmarnock
09.03 ~ 09.51 [P3]
09.16 ~ 09.51
Barassie Jn
10/05
10/04
Prestwick Town
10/11
?
Newton-on-Ayr
10/14
?
Ayr
10.19a [P4] ~ 18.10d [P3]
10.33 ~ 18.09
Newton-on-Ayr
18/15
?
Prestwick Town
18/19
?
Barassie Jn
18/25
18/20
Kilmarnock
18.40 ~ 18.58 [P3]
18.43 ~ 18.58
Lugton
19*11 ~ 19*16
19.20 ~ 19.25
Barrhead
19/24
19/33
Busby Jn
19/28
?
Muirhouse South Jn
19/31
?
Larkfield Jn
19/34 [SL]
?
Rutherglen West Jn
19/38
?
Rutherglen North Jn
19/41
?
Glasgow Central Low Level
19/50
19/53
Finnieston Jn
19/54
?
Hyndland East Jn
20/00
?
Scotstounhill
20/04
?
Garscadden
20/05
?
Clydebank
20/10
?
Dalmuir
20/24 [P3]
20/23
Dumbarton Central
20.35a [P2]
20.33


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