15th - 17th May 2010

Steam Dreams
The Coronation

Locos Used at least 47760 & steam: 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland', 45407 & 60019 'Bittern'
Stock Used 12 coaches

Route :
1Z27 : London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z40 : Edinburgh Waverley to Ayr
1Z43 : Ayr to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z?? : Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
15/05 60019 London Kings Cross - (?via EMCL?) - Edinburgh Waverley
16/05 45407 Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Gorgie Jn - Haymarket West Jn - Winchburgh Jn - Linlithgow - Falkirk High - Greenhill Upper Jn - Lenzie - Cowlairs West Jn - Springburn - Bellgrove - High Street Jn - Shields Jn - Arkleston Jn - Paisley Gilmour Street - Kilwinning - Irvine - Newton Jn - Ayr
16/05 45407 Ayr - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley
17/05 60019 (2) Edinburgh Waverley - (?via ECML?) - York?
17/05 6233 ?York - (?via ECML?) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. Was booked for 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley' as far as York for 60019 onwards but the former was not available resulting in 60019 working the day throughout. On the return leg 60007 had also been booked to work York to London. Day 2 was originally planned as a circuit from Edinburgh via Newcastle and Carlisle back to Edinburgh.
(2) 47760 on rear.

Sources : various including Gordon Lacy, Douglas Blades & Shaun Courtnage


60019 passes Frinkley Lane LC on day one (photo: Gordon Lacy)


6233 approaching Claypole on day 3 (photo: Gordon Lacy)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Douglas Blades)

Day 2

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Edinburgh Waverley 09.54d [P1] [NL] 19.58a [P20]
Abbeyhill Jn 09/56 19/56 [NL]
Craigentinny Jn 09/58 19/55
Portobello Jn 10/00 19/53
Niddrie West Jn 10/05 19/46
Craiglockhart Jn 10/16 19/36
Gorgie Jn 10/18 19/34
Haymarket West Jn 10/20 19/32
Newbridge Jn 10/29 19/24
Winchburgh Jn 10/35 19/20
Linlithgow 10/41 19/14
Polmont Jn 10/48 19/07
Falkirk High 10/52 19/03
Greenhill Upper Jn 10/59 18/58
Croy 11/07 18/51
Lenzie 11/14 [SL] 18/45
Cadder 11w19 ~ 11w48 [DPL] 18w00 ~ 18w40 [DPL]
Bishopbriggs 11/52 17/55
Cowlairs West Jn 11/57 17/52
Springburn 11/59 [P2] 17/48 [P1]
Bellgrove 12/06 17/39
High Street Jn 12/08 17/37
Shields Jn 12/19 17/27
Arkleston Jn 12/26 17/18
Paisley Gilmour Street 12/28 [P4] 17/16 [P3]
Elderslie 12/31 17/13
Lochwinnoch 12/41 17/01
Dalry 12/50 16/53
Kilwinning 12/55 16/49
Irvine 13/00 16/44
Barassie Jn 13/06 16/37
Prestwick Town 13/12 16/30
Newton Jn 13/18 16/27
Ayr 13.24a [P4] 16.20d [P4]


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