2nd - 5th April 2010

UK Railtours
The Easter West highlander

Locos Used 37423, 37607, 67003, 67005, 67006 & 67029
Stock Used 2834+3149+3119+1699+3069+3097+3120+1691+3068+3066+6310

Route :
1Z50 : London Kings Cross to Carlisle
1Z52 : Carlisle to Dumbarton Central
1Z54 : Dumbarton Central to Oban
1Z55 : Oban to Dumbarton Central
1Z56 : Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
1Z57 : Ayr to Stranraer Harbour
1Z58 : Stranraer Harbour to Paisley Gilmour Street
1Z59 : Dumbarton Central to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z30 : Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
02/04 67029 + 67003 London Kings Coss - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Adwick Jn - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - (1) Wakefield Kirkgate
02/04 67003 + 67029 Wakefield Kirkgate - (1) Turners Lane Jn - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Shipley - Keighley - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle - (via WCML) - Rutherglen Central Jn - Glasgow Central LL - Partick - Hyndland - Westerton - Dalmuir - Dumbarton Central
03/04 37423 + 37607 Dumbarton Central - Craigendoran Jn - Arrochar & Tarbet - Crianlarich - Dalmally - Oban
03/04 37423 + 37607 Oban - (reverse of outward route) - Dumbarton Central
04/04 37607 + 37423 Paisley Gilmour Street - Lochwinnoch - Dalry - Irvine - Prestwick - Ayr - Girvan - Dunragit Loop
04/04 37423 Dunragit Loop - Stranraer Harbour
04/04 37607 + 37423 Stranraer Harbour - (reverse of outward route) - Paisley Gilmour Street
05/04 67006 + 67005 Dumbarton Central - Dalmuir - Westerton - Cowlairs - Lenzie - Greenhill Upper Jn - Falkirk High - Polmont Jn - Linlithgow - Winchburgh Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Train was diverted at Wakefield due to a theft of signalling cable making it impossible to take the booked route (Calder Bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn direct).

Source : David Sheppard (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Sheppard)

2nd & 5th April

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 08.18d [P3] 08.17 [#1 Fast]   19.13a 19.10 [P6]
Finsbury Park 08/26 08/24   19/07 19/05
Alexandra Palace 08/33 08/27   19/05 19/03
Potters Bar 08/44 08/42   19/00 18/58
Welwyn Garden City 08/51 08/49   18/56 18/53 [UF]
Woolmer Green 08/54 08/53 [DS]   18/53 18/50
Stevenage 08.58a ~ 09.04d [P4] 08.58 ~ 09.03   18.45a ~ 18.49d 18.42 ~ 18.45 [P1]
Hitchin 09/09 09/10 [DF]   18/39 18/36
Sandy 09/18 09/21   18/23 18/19
Huntingdon 09/26 09/31   18/08 18/06
Connington   18/01 17/58 [US]
Holme 09/35 09/38  
Peterborough 09.42a ~ 09.45d 09.50 ~ 09.53 [P5] [DF]   17.44a ~ 17.50d 17.36 ~ 17.47 [P2]
Tallington Jn 09/59 10/11   17/30 17/23 [UF]
Stoke Summit 10/09 10/12   17/19 17/14 [UF]
Grantham 10/13 10/15   17/13 17/10
Claypole 10/20 10/21   17/05 17/03
Newark Northgate 10/23 10/24   17/01 17/00
Retford 10/37 10/35 [DF]   16/47 16.42 ~ 16.44 [UPL]
Loversall Carr Jn 10/47 10/44
[D/U West Slow #1]
  16/37 16/30
Doncaster 10c52 ~ 10c54 10.53 ~ ??.?? [P8]   16*26 ~ 16*31 [US] 16.22 ~ 16.24 [P3]

 

Location Booked Actual
Adwick Jn 10/58 11/01
South Kirkby Jn 11/03 11/06
Hare Park Jn 11/13 11/15
Crofton West Jn 11/16 11/17
Calder Bridge Jn 11/19 11.35 ~ 11.36
Wakefield Kirkgate DIV 11.43 ~ 11.50 [UF]
Turners Lane Jn 11/22 ?
Altofts Jn 11/27 11/57
Methley Jn 11/29 11/58
Engine Shed Jn 11/40 12/11
Whitehall Jn 11/46 12/12
Apperley Jn 11/56 12/19
Dockfield Jn 12/01 12/25
Shipley 12/02 12/25
Keighley 12/12 12/38
Skipton 12/22 12/51
Hellifield 12.35 ~ 12.45 13.01
Settle Jn 12/50 13/04
Blea Moor 13/09 ?
Kirkby Stephen 13/28 13/39
Appleby 13/38 13/50
Culgaith 13/47 13/58
Low House 14/02 14/13
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/12 14/23
Carlisle 14.26a ~ 16.21d 14.25 ~ 16.21 [P1]
Gretna Jn 16/30 ?
Lockerbie 16/44 16/43
Beattock 16/55 16/52
Beattock Summit 17*12 ~ 17*20 17/03
Abington 17/29 17/09
Carstairs 17/42 17/20
Lanark Jn 17/48 17/22
Law Jn 17/58 ?
Law DPL ? 17.31 ~ 17.42
Motherwell 18c03 ~ 18c05 18.02 ~ 18.04
Uddingston Jn 18/10 18/08
Newton 18/15 18/11
Rutherglen East Jn 18/20 18/13
Rutherglen Central Jn 18/21 18/14
Glasgow Central LL 18/32 18/31
Finnieston East Jn 18/39 18/40
Hyndland East Jn 18/45 ?
Westerton 18/48 18/48
Dalmuir 18/53 18/53
Dumbarton Central 19.05a 19.06 [P2]

3rd April

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Dumbarton Central 06.56d 06.56 [P2]   21.36a 21.50 [P1]
Dalreoch 06/57 06/57   21/34 21/49
Craigendoran Jn 07/05 07/06   21/27 21/42
Helensburgh Upper 07t10 ~ 07t11 07.10 ~ 07.12   21t22 ~ 21t23 21.38 ~ 21.38
Garelochhead 07t23 ~ 07t24 07.25 ~ 07.26   21t09 ~ 21t10 21.22 ~ 21.24
Glen Douglas 07/38 07/41   21/01 21/09
Arrochar & Tarbet 07t46 ~ 07t47 07.50 ~ 07.52   20t47 ~ 20t49 20.58 ~ 20.59
Ardlui 08t01 ~ 08t02 08.08 ~ ??.??   20t31 ~ 20t32 ?
Crinalarich 08t23 ~ 08t27 08.28 ~ 08.31   20t09 ~ 20t13 20.21 ~ 20.23
Tyndrum Lower 08/35 08.39 ~ 08.40   19/59 20.08 ~ 20.10
Dalmally 08t54 ~ 08t58 08.59 ~ 09.00   19t33 ~ 19t34 19.46 ~ ??.??
Taynuilt 09t15 ~ 09t17 09.21 ~ 09.24   19t13 ~ 19t14 19.21 ~ 19.24
Oban 09.56a 09.52   18.45d 18.45

4th April

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Paisley Gilmour Street 09.01d 09.20   20.40a 20.59
Elderslie 09/04 ?   20/36 20/53
Lochwinnoch 09/11 09/33   20/28 20/43
Dalry 09/18 09/39   20/21 20/38
Kilwinning 09/22 09/41   20/17 20/34
Irvine 09/27 09/44   20/13 ?
Barassie Jn 09/31 09/47   20/09 20/29
Prestwick 09/38 09/52   20/04 20/24
Ayr 09.55a ~ 10.55d 10.01 ~ 10.54 [P4]   19c56 ~ 19c58 20.17 ~ ??.?? [P3]
Dalrymple Jn 11/03 11/02   19/49 ?
Kilkerran 11/14 11/16   19/34 19.57
Girvan 11t23 ~ 11t34 11.29 ~ 11.37 [P2]   19t23 ~ 19t25 19/45
Barrhill 11t56 ~ 11t58 12.02 ~ 12.03   19t01 ~ 19t03 19.18 ~ 19.18
Glenwhilly 12t10 ~ 12t12 12.15 ~ 12.26   18t49 ~ 18t51 19.03 ~ 19.04
Dunragit 12L25 ~ 12L50 12.34 ~ 12.49   18t29 ~ 18r35 18.28 ~ 18.42
Stranraer Harbour 13.00a 13.02 [P2]   18.20d 18.17

5th April

Location Booked Actual
Dumbarton Central 08.43d 08.47
Dalmuir 08/53 08/55
Westerton 09/00 09/05
Cowlairs North Jn 09/10 09/10
Cowlairs East Jn 09/12 09/12
Bishopbriggs 09/14 ?
Lenzie 09/17 09/16
Gartshore 09*21 ~ 09*29 09.23 ~ 09.26 [UPL]
Croy 09/32 ?
Greenhill Upper Jn 09/38 09/34
Falkirk High 09/42 09/37
Polmont Jn 09/46 09/42
Linlithgow 09/50 09/48
Winchburgh Jn 09/55 09/53
Newbridge Jn 09/58 ?
Haymarket 10/08 10/06 [P3]
Edinburgh Waverley 10.13a ~ 12.17d [P9] 10.13 ~ 12.16 [P7]
Portobello Jn 12/25 12/21
Monktonhall Jn 12/27 12/23
Prestonpans 12/30 12/26
Drem 12/36 12/32
Dunbar 12*46 ~ 12*56 12.44 ~ 12.57
Grantshouse 13/09 13/11
Reston 13/14 13/16
Berwick-upon-Tweed 13/22 13/29
Belford 13/34 13/42
Alnmouth 13/47 13/54
Morpeth 14/02 14/08
Heaton South Jn 14/18 14/21
Newcastle Central 14c23 ~ 14c29 14.25 ~ 14.30 [P3]
King Edward Bridge South Jn 14/31 14/33 [US]
Low Fell Jn ? 14/37 [U/DS]
Birtley Jn ? 14/46
Durham 14/59 14/56
Ferryhill South Jn 15/07 15/03 [UF]
Darlington 15/17 15/12 [UM]
Northallerton 15/27 15/21 [UF]
Thirsk 15/32 15/29 [UF]
Tollerton Jn 15/41 14/40 [US]
Skelton Jn 15/54 15/49
York 15/58 15/51 [P3] [UM]
Colton Jn 16/04 15/57
Hambleton North Jn 16/09 16/02
Temple Hirst Jn 16/13 16/08
Shaftholme Jn 16/20 16/15

Timings continued in first table.

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