18th - 21st June 2010

Spitfire Railtours
The Highlander

Locos Used at least 37608 & 37610
Stock Used 5478+5032+6528+3143+99316+3150+3148+99680

Route :
1Z36 : Birmingham International to Inverness
1Z37 : Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
1Z38 : Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
1Z39 : Inverness to Thurso
1Z40 : Thurso to Inverness
1Z41 : Inverness to Birmingham International

Date Loco(s) Route
18/06 37610 + 37608 Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Bridge North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - (via WCML) - Motherwell - Mossend South Jn - Mossend North Jn - Whifflet South Jn - Coatbridge Central - Garnqueen North Jn - Cumbernauld - Greenhill Lower Jn - Larbert - Stirling - Alloa - Longannet - Charlestown Jn - Dunfermline - Cowdenbeath - Thornton North Jn - Ladybank - Cupar - Leuchars - Dundee - Carnoustie - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen - Dyce - Huntley - Elgin - Nairn - Inverness
19/06 ????? Inverness - Dingwall - Achnasheen - Kyle of Lochalsh
19/06 ????? Kyle of Lochalsh - (reverse of outward route) - Inverness
20/06 ????? Inverness - Dingwall - Brora - Georgemas Junction - Wick
20/06 ????? Wick - Georgemas Junction - Thurso
20/06 ????? Thurso - Georgemas Junction
20/06 ????? Georgemas Junction - Brora - Dingwall - Inverness
21/06 ????? Inverness - Aviemore - Pitlochry - Perth - Hilton Jn - Newburgh - Ladybank - Thornton South Jn - Kirkcaldy - Burntisland - Inverkeithing - Dalmeny - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley - Abbeyhill Jn - Portobello Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Slateford Jn - Midcalder Jn - Carstairs South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham International

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings. Originally booked for 1x class 20 & 1x class 37 DRS were unable to make a class 20 available and no other owners could make one available at short notice.

Sources : various including Scott Spencer

Timings (Booked Only)

(from Scott Spencer & Shaun Courtnage)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Birmingham International 06.41d 22.34a
Stechford 06/50 22/27
Aston 06/58 22/22
Perry Barr North Jn 07/09 22/19
Tame Bridge Parkway 07.14a ~ 07.16d 22.11a ~ 22.15d
Bescot Stadium 07/17 22/08
Darlaston Jn 07/18 22/04
Portobello Jn 07/21 22/01
Wolverhampton 07.27a ~ 07.29d 21.54a ~ 21.56d
Wolverhampton North Jn 07/30 21/51
Bushbury Jn 07/32 21/49
Trent Valley Jn 07/45 21/38
Stafford 07.47a ~ 07.56d 21.33a ~ 21.36d
Norton Bridge 08/04 21/28
Madeley 08/13 21/17
Basford Hall Jn 08/19 21/12
Crewe 08.22a ~ 08.26d 21.03a ~ 21.07d
Crewe Coal Yard 08/28 21/00
Winsford 08/33 20/53
Hartford Jn 08/38 20/47
Acton Bridge 08/50 20/36
Weaver Jn 08/53 20/33
Acton Grange Jn 08/56 20/26
Warrington Bank Quay 08.58a ~ 09.02d 20.14a ~ 20.19d
Dallam Jn 09/04 20/12
Winwick Jn 09/06 20/10
Springs Branch Jn 09/12 20/05
Wigan Station Jn 09/12 20/04
Wigan North Western 09/13 20/04
Balshaw Lane Jn 09/23 19/57
Euxton Jn 09/25 ?
Preston 09.30a ~ 09.44d 19.43a ~ 19.51d
Lancaster 10/00 19/23
Morecambe South Jn 10/02 19/20
Carnforth North Jn 10/05 19/13
Oxenholme 10/16 19/00
Tebay 10/29 18/51
Penrith 10/44 18/33
Carlisle 10.59a ~ 11.24d 18.00a ~ 18.07d
Gretna Jn 11/33 17/53
Sig. 862 11/37 17/50
Lockerbie 11/48 17/40
Beattock 12.04 ~ 12.12 17/30
Beattock Summit 12/25 17.13 ~ 17.22
Abington 12/31 17/04
Carstairs South Jn 12/43 16/49

 

Location Booked
Carstairs 12.45 ~ 12.50
Lanark Jn 12/53
Law Jn 13/01
Motherwell 13.06 ~ 13.08
Mossend South Jn 13/11
Mossend North Jn 13/12
Mossend Yard 13/13
Whifflet South Jn 13/15
Coatbridge Central 13/17
Gartsherrie South Jn 13/18
Garnqueen North Jn 13/20
Cumbernauld 13/25
Greenhill Lower Jn 13/32
Carmuirs West Jn 13/35
Larbert Jn 13/37
Stirling 13.47 ~ 13.48
Causeway Jn 13/51
Cambus Loop 13/57
Alloa 14/00
Longannet SB 14.19 ~ 14.20
Charlestown Jn 14/45
Dunfermline 14/46
Cowdenbeath 14/55
Glenrothes with Thornton 15/22
Thornton North Jn 15/24
Ladybank 15/33
Cupar 15/38
Leuchars 15/44
Tay Bridge South 15/50
Dundee Dentral Jn 15/55
Dundee 15.56 ~ 16.06
Camperdown Jn 16/09
Carnoustie 16/20
Arbroath 16/25
Inverkeilor 16/33
Usan 16/38
Montrose 16/41
Craigo 16/46
Laurencekirk 16/52
Carmont 16/59
Stonehaven 17/04
Newtonhill 17/10
Craiginches South 17/17
Ferryhill Jn 17/19
Aberdeen 17.25a ~ 18.27d
Scatterburn 18/33
Dyce 18.42 ~ 18.56
Inverurie 19.07 ~ 19.11
Insch 19/21
Kennethmont 19/27
Huntly 19.35 ~ 19.38
Keith Loop 19/50
Elgin 20/08
Elgin SB 20/09
Forres Loop 20.19 ~ 20.27
Nairn 20/37
Millburn Jn 20/56
Inverness 20.59a

 

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Inverness 11.30d 19.04a
Rose Street Jn ? 19/02
Clachnaharry 11/34 18/58
Clunes 11/43 18/49
Muir of Ord 11.50 ~ 11.57 18.40 ~ 18.41
Dingwall 12.06 ~ 12.09 18.25 ~ 18.29
Garve 12.35 ~ 12.36 17.58 ~ 17.59
Achnasheen 13.06 ~ 13.14 17.29 ~ 17.30
Strathcarron 13.46 ~ 13.47 16.57 ~ 16.58
Plockton 14.13 ~ 14.15 16.26 ~ 16.29
Kyle of Lochalsh 14.32a 16.10d

 

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Inverness 10.41d 22.57a
Rose Street Jn ? 22/55
Clachnaharry 10/46 22/50
Clunes 10/51 22/40
Muir of Ord 10.58 ~ 10.59 22.31 ~ 22.32
Dingwall 11.07 ~ 11.08 22.19 ~ 22.20
Invergordon 11.24 ~ 11.28 21.57 ~ 22.00
Fearn 11.39 ~ 11.40 21/42
Tain 11.45 ~ 11.46 21.34 ~ 21.35
Ardgay 12.03 ~ 12.04 21.18 ~ 21.19
Lairg 12.20 ~ 12.21 21.02 ~ 21.03
Rogart 12.35 ~ 12.36 20.38 ~ 20.39
Brora 12.51 ~ 12.52 20.15 ~ 20.19
Helmsdale 13.07 ~ 13.35 19.59 ~ 20.00
Forsinard 14.15 ~ 14.16 19.24 ~ 19.25
Georgemas Junction 14.47 ~ 15.02 18.36 ~ 18.51
Wick 15.22a ~ 16.22d -
Georgemas Junction 16.42 ~ 16.43 -
Thurso 16.58a 18.21d

 

Location Booked
Inverness 10.10d
Millburn Jn 10/12
Culloden 10/24
Moy 10/40
Tomatin 10/45
Slochd 10/51
Carrbridge 10/56
Aviemore 11.04 ~ 11.43
Kincraig 11/50
Dalwhinnie 12/15
Dalnaspidal 12/26
Dalnacardoch 12/31
Blair Atholl 12/39
Pitlochry 12/48
Dunkeld & Birnam 13.02 ~ 13.13
Stanley Jn 13/24
Perth 13.35 ~ 13.46
Hilton Jn 13/51
Newburgh 14/01
Ladybank Branch Loop 14.10 ~ 14.30
Ladybank 14/31
Thornton North Jn 14/41
Thornton South Jn 14/42
Kirkcaldy 14/47
Burntisland 14/54
Inverkeithing 15/03
Dalmeny Jn 15/08
Haymarket West Jn 15/16
Haymarket 15/18
Princes Street Gardens 15/20
Edinburgh Waverley 15.22 ~ 15.24
Abbeyhill Jn 15/25
Craigentinny sig. 860 15/27
Portobello Jn 15/31
Niddrie West Jn 15/46
Craiglockhart Jn 16/17
Slateford Jn 16/20
Midcalder Jn 16/32
Torphin 16/37
Auchengray 16/42
Carstairs East Jn 16/47

Timings continue in first table.

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