3rd to 6th May 2013

UK Railtours
The Mayday Highlander

Locos Used 67004 & 67020
Stock Used 21245+3147+3119+1691+3097+3123+3066+3069+1651+3149+3068+35469

Route :
1Z45 : London Kings Cross to Hexham
1Z46 : Hexham to Dumbarton Central
1Z48 : Dumbarton Central to Inverness
1Z49 : Inverness to Dumbarton Central
1Z78 : Dumbarton Central to Fort William (Cancelled)
1Z79 : Fort William to Dumbarton Central (Cancelled)
1Z88 : Cumbernauld to Aberdeen
1Z89 : Aberdeen to Dumbarton Central
1Z65 : Dumbarton Central to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z67 : Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
03/05 67020 London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace - Hertford North - Stevenage - (via ECML) - Durham - Birtley Jn - Low Fell Jn - Norwood Jn - Hexham - Haltwhistle - Petterill Bridge Jn - Carlisle - Lockerbie - Carstairs - Law Jn - Motherwell - Newton - Rutherglen - Glasgow Central Low Level - Yoker - Dalmuir - Dumbarton Central
04/05 67020 + 67004 Dumbarton Central - Westerton - Cowlairs North Jn - Cowlairs East Jn - Croy - Greenhill Upper Jn - Greenhill Lower Jn - Larbert Jn - Stirling - Perth - Pitlochry - Blair Atholl - Kingussie - Aviemore - Inverness
04/05 67004 + 67020 Inverness - (reverse of outward route) - Dumbarton Central
05/05 67020 Cumbernauld - Greenhill Lower Jn - Larbert Jn - Stirling - Perth - Dundee - Arbroath - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen
05/05 67020 Aberdeen - (reverse of outward route) - Greenhill Lower Jn - Greenhill Upper Jn - Croy - Cowlairs East Jn - Cowlairs North Jn - Westerton - Dumbarton Central
06/05 67020 Dumbarton Central - Westerton - Cowlairs North Jn - Cowlairs East Jn - Croy - Greenhill Upper Jn - Falkirk High - Linlithgow - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Mark Herriott comments: On 04/05/13, the tour was due to be divided, with one portion for Fort William and the other for Inverness. However due to unavailable DBS train crew the Fort William portion was cancelled and the whole train ran to Inverness and return.

Sources : Mark Herriott & David Lodwick (both on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mark Herriott)

03/05/13

Location

Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 09.11d 09.12
Belle Isle 09/13 09/13
Finsbury Park 09/18 09/20
Alexandra Palace 09/23 09/26
Gordon Hill 09/31 09/33
Hertford North 09/46 09/46
Langley Jn 09/56 ?
Stevenage 09.58a ~ 10.01d 10.05 ~ 10.08
Hitchin 10/06 10/12
Sandy 10/16 10/23
Huntingdon 10/28 10/36
Holme LC 10/46 10/45
Peterborough 10.55a ~ 10.58d 10.55 ~ 10.59
Helpston Jn 11/05 11/08
Tallington Jn 11/11 11/13
Stoke Tunnel 11/24 11/27
Grantham 11/28 11/31
Claypole Loop 11/35 11/37
Newark North Gate 11/38 11/40
Retford 11/53 11/54
Babworth Loop 11.55 ~ 12.04 11.55 ~ 12.01
Loversall Carr Jn 12/15 12/12
Decoy South Jn 12/17 12/15
Decoy North Jn 12/19 12/18
Bridge Jn 12/23 12.22 ~ 12.27
Doncaster 12.29 ~ 12.33 12.29 ~ 12.33
Shaftholme Jn 12/38 12/37
Temple Hirst Jn 12/45 12/43
Hambleton North Jn 12/50 12/47
Colton Jn 12/58 12/53
York 13/06 13/03
Skelton Jn 13/09 13/05
Tollerton Jn 13/16 13/12
Thirsk 13/24 13/20
Northallerton 13/30 13/25
Darlington 13/40 13/37
Ferryhill South Jn 13/50 13/46
Tursdale Jn 13/52 13/48
Durham 13/57 13/54
Birtley Jn 14/09 14/05
Low Fell Jn 14/14 14/08
Norwood Jn 14.17 ~ 14.32 14.15 ~ 14.32
MetroCentre 14/37 14/36
Blaydon 14/41 ?
Wylam 14/46 ?
Prudhoe 14/51 14/50
Hexham 15.04a ~ 17.25d 15.03 ~ 17.25
Haydon Bridge 17/34 17/34
Haltwhistle 17/43 17/47
Low Row SB 17/54 ?
Brampton Fell SB 17/59 ?
Corby Gates SB 18/05 18/08
Petteril Bridge Jn 18/10 18/13
London Road Jn 18/11 ?
Carlisle 18.14 ~ 18.36 18.16 ~ 18.42
Gretna Jn 18/45 18/50
Lockerbie 19.00 ~ 19.07 19.03 ~ ?
Beattock 19/20 19/12
Beattock Summit 19/32 19/23
Abington 19/38 19/30
Carstairs South Jn 19/49 19/42
Carstairs 19/49 19/46
Lanark Jn 19/51 19/50
Law Jn 20/00 19/57
Shieldmuir 20/03 ?
Motherwell 20/04 20/01
Uddingston Jn 20/07 20/05
Newton East Jn 20/09 ?
Newton West Jn 20/10 20/07
Rutherglen East Jn 20/12 20/11
Rutherglen 20/13 20/15
Glasgow Queen Street LL 20/22 20/21
Finnieston East Jn 20/30 ?
Hyndland East Jn 20/36 ?
Scotstounhill 20/38 ?
Garscadden 20/39 20/35
Yoker 20/40 20/36
Clydebank 20/41 20/38
Dalmuir 20/43 20/41
Dumbarton Central 20.52a 20.50

04/05/13

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Dumbarton Central 06.47d 06.41   19.35a 19.35
Dalmuir 06/55 06/55   19/25 19/23
Westerton 07/01 07/01   19/19 19/16
Maryhill Park Jn 07/04 ?   19/15 ?
Cowlairs North Jn 07/21 07/20   19/08 19.05 ~ 19.10
Cowlairs East Jn 07/22 07/22   19/00 19.00 ~ 19.01
Bishopbriggs 07/24 07/24   18/57 18/58
Lenzie 07/27 07/26   18/54 18/53
Croy 07/31 07/30   18/51 18/46
Greenhill Upper Jn 07/36 07/38   18/47 18/40
Greenhill Lower Jn 07/37 07/39   18/46 18/38
Carmuirs West Jn 07/39 07/42   18/43 18/36
Larbert Jn 07/40 07/42   18/41 18/35
Stirling 07/50 07/50   18.24 ~ 18.30 18.24 ~ 18.27
Dunblane 08/00 07/58   18/18 18/18
Blackford SB 08/09 08/06   18/09 18/08
Hilton Jn 08/23 ?   17/55 17/55
Perth 08.27 ~ 08.32 08.31 ~ 08.35   17.47 ~ 17.50 17.45 ~ 17.50
Stanley Jn 08/42 08/43   17/36 17/37
Dunkeld & Birnam 08/51 08/51   17/27 17/29
Pitlochry 09/03 09/04   17/15 17/16
Blair Atholl 09/12 09/13   17/07 17/08
Dalnacardoch 09/24 ?   16/59 ?
Dalnaspidal 09/32 ?   16/54 ?
Dalwhinnie 09.39 ~ 09.53 09.37 ~ 09.52   16/46 16/48
Kingussie 10/05 10/05   16/34 16/35
Kincraig 10/11 ?   16/29 16/31
Aviemore 10.17 ~ 10.29 10.17 ~ 10.29   16.17 ~ 16.22 16.15 ~ 16.25
Carrbridge 10/37 ?   16/09 16/05
Slochd Summit 10/44 10/42   16/03 16/00
Tomatin 10/48 10/45   15/59 15/56
Moy 10.53 ~ 11.04 10.53 ~ 11.04 [Loop]   15/55 15/52
Culloden 11/12 11/12   15/46 ?
Milburn Jn 11/19 ?   15/37 ?
Inverness 11.21a 11.21   15.35d 15.35

Cancelled Fort William portion

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Dumbarton Central 06.57d CANX   19.46a CANX
Dalreoch 06/58 CANX   19/44 CANX
Craigendoran Jn 07/07 CANX   19/36 CANX
Helensburgh Upper 07.12 ~ 07.15 CANX   19.30 ~ 19.31 CANX
Garelochhead 07.27 ~ 07.29 CANX   19.14 ~ 19.18 CANX
Glen Douglas 07/45 CANX   19/02 CANX
Arrochar & Tarbet 07.53 ~ 07.55 CANX   18.49 ~ 18.51 CANX
Ardlui 08/09 CANX   18/35 CANX
Crianlarich 08.29 ~ 08.32 CANX   17.50 ~ 18.17 CANX
Tyndrum Upper 08.43 ~ 08.46 CANX   17.36 ~ 17.39 CANX
Bridge of Orchy 09.00 ~ 09.20 CANX   17.18 ~ 17.20 CANX
Rannoch 09.48 ~ 09.50 CANX   16.53 ~ 16.55 CANX
Corrour 10/04 CANX   16/42 CANX
Tulloch 10.23 ~ 10.25 CANX   16.18 ~ 16.20 CANX
Spean Bridge 10.43 ~ 10.45 CANX   15.55 ~ 15.58 CANX
Fort William 11.01a CANX   15.40d CANX

05/05/13

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Dumbarton Central - -   20.34a 20.33
Dalmuir - -   20/25 20/22
Westerton - -   20/14 20/14
Maryhill Park Jn - -   20/12 20/11
Cowlairs North Jn - -   20/07 20/07
Cowlairs East Jn - -   20/06 20/05
Bishopbriggs - -   20/00 20/01
Lenzie - -   19/56 19/57
Croy - -   19/52 19/52
Cumbernauld 08.40d 08.39   - -
Greenhill Upper Jn - -   19/48 19/45
Greenhill Lower Jn 08/46 08/46   19/44 19/42
Carmuirs West Jn 08/48 08/49   19/41 19/39
Larbert Jn 08/49 08/49   19/40 19/38
Stirling 08/57 08/57   19.21 ~ 19.30 19.24 ~ 19.27
Dunblane 09/03 09/03   19/16 19/15
Blackford SB 09/16 09/12   19/08 19/06
Hilton Jn 09/30 09/38   18/53 18/49
Perth [Up Dundee Loop] - -   ? 18.34 ~ 18.44
Perth 09.34 ~ 09.36 09.32 ~ 09.35   18.32 ~ 18.47 18.29 ~ 18.32
Barnhill SB 09/40 09/38   18/28 ?
Errol SB 09/51 09/48   18/18 18/15
Dundee 10/01 10/01   18/06 18/05
Camperdown Jn 10/04 10/03   18/03 18/01
Carnoustie 10/15 10/11   17/53 17/51
Arbroath 10/21 10/17   17/46 17/45
Inverkeilor SB 10/29 ?   17/40 ?
Usan Jn 10/35 10/33   17/33 17/33
Montrose 10/38 10/35   17/30 17/30
Craigo SB 10/44 ?   17/26 ?
Laurencekirk SB 10/51 10/48   17/21 17/21
Carmont SB 10/58 10/55   17/12 17/14
Stonehaven 11.04 ~ 11.09 11.01 ~ 11.06   17.01 ~ 17.07 17.01 ~ 17.07
Newtonhill SB 11/17 ?   16/53 ?
Craiginches South 11/24 ?   16/42 ?
Ferryhill Jn 11/31 ?   16/40 ?
Aberdeen 11.33a 11.26   16.39d 16.39

06/05/13

Location Booked Actual
Dumbarton Central 09.46d 09.38
Dalmuir 09/55 09/53
Westerton 10/02 10/01
Maryhill Park Jn 10/04 ?
Cowlairs North Jn 10/10 10/10
Cowlairs East Jn 10.12 ~ 10.27 10.12 ~ 10.24
Bishopbriggs 10/29 10/27
Cadder Yard 10.32 ~ 10.40 [DPL] 10.32 ~ 10.38
Lenzie 10/42 10/40
Croy 10/46 10/45
Greenhill Upper Jn 10/51 10/50
Falkirk High 10/56 10/54
Polmont [UPL] 11.00 ~ 11.11 ?
Polmont Jn 11/12 11/12
Linlithgow 11/18 11/18
Winchburgh Jn 11/24 11/23
Newbridge Jn 11/27 11/26
Haymarket West Jn 11/32 11/32
Haymarket 11/34 11/33
Princes St Gardens 11/36 ?
Edinburgh Waverley 11.39a ~ 14.34d 11.37 ~ 15.10
Abbeyhill Jn 14/36 ?
Craigentinny Jn 14/37 15/14
Portobello Jn 14/38 15/15
Monktonhall Jn 14/40 15/17
Prestonpans 14/43 ?
Drem 14/49 15/25
Dunbar 14/57 15/34
Oxwellmains 14/59 15/37
Grantshouse 15/09 15/43
Reston 15/14 ?
Marshall Meadows 15/21 15/54
Berwick-upon-Tweed 15/23 15/56
Belford 15/35 16/07
Alnmouth 15/48 16/18
Morpeth 16/01 16/30
Heaton South Jn 16/15 16/42
Newcastle 16.18 ~ 16.20 16.47 ~ 16.49
King Edward Bridge South Jn 16/22 16/51
Birtley Jn 16/27 16/56
Durham 16/35 17/03
Tursdale Jn 16/41 17/09
Ferryhill South Jn 16/43 17/11
Darlington 16.53 ~ 17.16 17.19 ~ 17.20
Northallerton 17/28 17/29
Thirsk 17/34 17/33
Tollerton 17/42 17/41
Skelton Jn 17/48 17/47
York 17/50 17/54
Colton Jn 17/56 18/00
Hambleton North Jn 18/01 18/06
Temple Hirst Jn 18/05 18/09
Shaftholme Jn 18/11 18/15
Doncaster 18.16 ~ 18.19 18.22 ~ 18.27
Loversall Carr Jn 18/24 18/33
Retford 18/34 18/42
Newark North Gate 18/49 18/54
Claypole 18/53 18/56
Grantham 19/00 19/03
Stoke Tunnel 19/05 19/08
Tallington Jn 19/17 19/20
Peterborough 19.30a ~ 19.34d 19.29 ~ 19.33
Fletton Jn 19.37 ~ 19.38 19.37 ~ 19.39
Connington South Jn 19/46 19.47 ~ 19.52 [UPL]
Huntingdon 19/53 19/59
Sandy 20/03 20/08
Hitchin 20/25 20/21
Stevenage 20.30a ~ 20.32d 20.27 ~ 20.32
Woolmer Green Jn 20/37 20/35
Welwyn Garden City 20/39 20/38
Potters Bar 20/43 20/43
Alexandra Palace 20/48 20/48
Finsbury Park 20/51 20/50
Belle Isle 20/53 20/54
London Kings Cross 20.56a 20.56


Associated E.C.S. Workings

03/05/13 :
5Z44 : (67020 with 67023 on rear?) : Wembley Yard to Bowes Park
5Z44 : (67023 with 67020 on rear) : Bowes Park to London Kings Cross

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 06.50d
Harlesden Jn 07/01
Gospel Oak 07/31
Junction Road Jn 07/33
Upper Holloway 07/35
Harringay Park Jn 07/38
Harringay 07/41
Alexandra Palace 07/45
Bowes Park 07.50 ~ 08.21
Alexandra Palace 08/25
Finsbury Park 08/32
Holloway South Jn 08/36
London Kings Cross 08.41a

5Z46 : (67020) : Dumbarton Central to Mossend Yard

Location Booked
Dumbarton Central 20.59d
Dalreoch 21/01
Craigendoran Jn 21.11 ~ 21.58
Dalreoch 22/10
Dumbarton Central 22/11
Dalmuir 22/21
Westerton 22/30
Maryhill Park Jn 22/32
Cowlairs North Jn 22/40
Cowlairs West Jn 22/41
Springburn 22/44
Gartcosh Jn 22/55
Gartsherrie South Jn 23/01
Coatbridge Central 23/08
Whifflet South Jn 23/09
Mossend Yard 23.14a

04/05/13 :
5Z47 : (67004 & 67020) : Mossend Yard to Dumbarton Central
5Z50 : (67020 & 67004) : Dumbarton Central to Mossend Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Mossend Yard 04.55d 22.11
Whifflet South Jn 05/03 22/06
Coatbridge Central 05/05 22/05
Gartsherrie South Jn 05/07 22/03
Gartcosh Jn 05/10 22/00
Springburn 05/20 21.46 ~ 21.49
Cowlairs West Jn 05/22 21/43
Cowlairs North Jn 05/24 21/39
Maryhill Park Jn 05/29 21/33
Westerton 05/31 21/31
Dalmuir 05/36 21/21
Dumbarton Central 05/44 21/08
Dalreoch 05/45 21/06
Craigendoran Jn 05.55 ~ 06.20 20.01 ~ 20.51
Dalreoch 06/35 19/51
Dumbarton Central 06.37a 19.49d

5Z48 : (67004 & 67020) : Inverness to Inverness Yard
5Z49 : (67020 & 67004) : Inverness Yard to Inverness

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Inverness 12.25d 15.14a
Milburn Jn 12.28 ~ 12.31 15.08 ~ 15.11
Inverness Yard 12.34a 15.05d

5Z77 : (670??) : Mossend Yard to Dumbarton Central
5Z80 : (670??) : Dumbarton Central to Mossend Yard
(Cancelled E.C.S. for Fort William portion)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Mossend Yard 05.22d 20.48a
Whifflet South Jn 05/32 20/42
Coatbridge Central 05/34 -
Gartsherrie South Jn 05/36 -
Gartcosh Jn 05/40 -
Springburn 05/50 -
Cowlairs West Jn 05/55 -
Cowlairs North Jn 05/57 -
Maryhill Park Jn 06/03 -
Westerton 06/05 -
Sunnyside Jn - 20/37
Shettleston - 20/29
Bellgrove - 20/24
Glasgow Queen Street LL - 20/20
Hyndland East Jn - 20/09
Scotstounhill - 20/03
Garscadden - 20/03
Yoker - 20/01
Dalmuir 06.11 ~ 06.15 19/59
Dumbarton Central 06.26a 19.52d

05/05/13 :
5Z87 : (67020) : Mossend Yard to Cumbernauld

Location Booked
Mossend Yard 08.05d
Whifflet South Jn 08/14
Coatbridge Central 08/16
Gartsherrie South Jn 08/17
Garnqueen North Jn 08/19
Cumbernauld 08.25a

5Z90 : (67020) : Dumbarton Central to Mossend Yard

Location Booked
Dumbarton Central 20.44d
Dalreoch 20/46
Craigendoran Jn 20.56 ~ 21.23
Dalreoch 21/34
Dumbarton Central 21/35
Dalmuir 21/44
Westerton 21/54
Maryhill Park Jn 21/56
Cowlairs North Jn 22/01
Cowlairs West Jn 22.02 ~ 22.06
Springburn 22/10
Gartcosh Jn 22/21
Gartsherrie South Jn 22/24
Coatbridge Central 22/26
Whifflet South Jn 22/27
Mossend Yard 22.32a

06/05/13 :
5Z64 : (67020) : Mossend Yard to Dumbarton Central

Location Booked
Mossend Yard 07.03d
Whifflet South Jn 07/11
Coatbridge Central 07/15
Gartsherrie South Jn 07/17
Gartcosh Jn 07/20
Springburn 07/32
Cowlairs West Jn 07.35 ~ 07.39
Cowlairs North Jn 07/40
Maryhill Park Jn 07/46
Westerton 08/02
Dalmuir 08/10
Dumbarton Central 08/17
Dalreoch 08/18
Craigendoran Jn 08.28 ~ 09.22
Dalreoch 09/35
Dumbarton Central 09.37a

5Z65 : (67020) : Edinburgh Waverley to Millerhill Yard

Location Booked
Edinburgh Waverley 12.04d
Abbeyhill Jn 12/06
Craigentinny Jn 12/07
Portobello Jn 12/09
Niddrie South Jn 12/14
Millerhill Yard 12.22a

5Z66 : ( 67020) : Millerhill Yard to Edinburgh Waverley

Location Booked
Millerhill Yard 13.48d
Niddrie South Jn 13/56
Niddrie West Jn 13/58
Craiglockhart Jn 14/10
Gorgie Jn 14/12
Haymarket Central Jn 14/14
Haymarket 14/19
Princes St Gardens 14/21
Edinburgh Waverley 14.24a

5Z68 : (67026 with 67020 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Hornsey
5Z68 : (67020 with 67026 on rear?) : Hornsey to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 21.29d
Holloway South Jn 21/33
Finsbury Park 21/37
Hornsey Sig.K440 21.42 ~ 22.02
Harringay 22/07
Harringay Park Jn 22/09
Upper Holloway 22/12
Junction Road Jn 22/13
Gospel Oak 22/15
Harlesden Jn 22/35
Wembley Yard 22.45a


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