30th - 31st May 2014

Compass Tours
The Forth & Tay Highlander

Locos Used 37419 'Carl Haviland 1954-2012' & 37423 'Spirit of the Lakes'
Stock Used 17105+3364+3330+3390+3426+3397+1200+5955+6024+6158+5964+5965+6137

Route :
1Z51 : Crewe to Inverness
1Z52 : Inverness to Crewe

Date(s) Locos Route
30/05 37423 + 37419 Crewe - (via WCML) - Carlisle
30/05 37419 + 37423 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Haltwhistle - Hexham - MetroCentre - Norwood Jn - King Edward Bridge South Jn - Newcastle Central - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Dalmeny - Inverkeithing - Kirkcady - Markinch - Ladybank - Hilton Jn - Perth - Dundee - Arbroath - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen - Dyce - Inverurie - Keith - Forres - Inverness
30/05-31/05 37423 + 37419 Inverness - Aviemore - Pitlochry - Perth - Hilton Jn - Gleneagles - Stirling - Larbert - Carmuirs East Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Polmont - Winchburgh Jn - Haymarket - (reverse of outward route) - Carlisle
31/05 37419 + 37423 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Crewe

Source : Nicholas Wason (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 00.50d [P11] [SL] 00.50   03.59a [P11] 04.00
Crewe North Jn 01/51 ?   03/58 ?
Crewe Coal Yard 00/52 [FL] 00/55   03/57 [FL] 03/55
Winsford 00/59 [FL] 01/08   03/48 [FL] 03/47
Hartford 01/02 [FL] 01/15   03/44 03/43
Hartford Jn 01/03 [FL] 01/15   03/44 03/42
Acton Bridge 01/04 01/17   03/42 [FL] 03/41
Weaver Jn 01/07 [ML] 01/19   03/40 [ML] 03/38
Acton Grange Jn 01/10 [ML] 01/23   03/35 03/34
Warrington Bank Quay 01/12 [P3] [FL] 01/25   03/34 [P2] [FL] 03/33
Dallam Jn 01/13 ?   03/33 ?
Winwick Jn 01/15 [FL] 01/27   03/31 [FL] 03/30
Golborne Jn 01/17 [FL] 01/29   03/28 [ML] 03/28
Bamfurlong Jn 01/20 ?   03/25 ?
Springs Branch Jn 01/21 [ML] 01/33   03/24 [ML] 03/24
Wigan South Jn 01/21 ?   03/23 ?
Wigan Station Jn 01/22 ?   03/23 ?
Wigan North Western 01/22 [P5] 01/34   03/23 [P4] 03/23
Boars Head GF 01/24 ?   03/21 ?
Balshaw Lane 01/29 [FL] 01/40   03/16 [FL] 03/17
Euxton Balshaw Lane 01/30 ?   03/15 ?
Euxton Jn 01/31 [FL] 01/42   03/14 [FL] 03/16
Leyland 01/33 [P3] [FL] 01/43   03/12 [P4] [FL] 03/14
Farington Jn 01/34 01/43   03/11 03/13
Farington Curve Jn 01/35 [FL] 01/45   03/10 [FL] 03/12
Skew Bridge 01/36 ?   03/09 ?
Ribble Jn 01/38 [FL] ?   03/07 [SL] ?
Preston South Jn 01/39 ?   03/07 ?
Preston 01.40a ~ 01.44d [P3] [FL] 01.47 ~ 01.50   03.03a ~ 03.06d [P3] [FL] 03.06 ~ 03.09
Fylde Jn 01/45 ?   03/02 ?
Barton & Broughton PL 01/49 ?   02/57 ?
Garstang & Catteral 01/54 02/00   02/51 05/55
Bay Horse 01/59 ?   02/46 ?
Oubeck GL 02/01 ?   02/44 ?
Lancaster 02/04 [P3] [ML] 02/10   02/41 [UFL] [DM] [M] 02/47
Morecambe South Jn 02/05 02/10   02/40 02/45
Hest Bank 02/06 ?   02/39 ?
Carnforth North Jn 02/08 [ML] 02/13   02/37 02/41
Milnthorpe 02/14 ?   02/31 ?
Oxenholme Lake District 02/19 [P2] 02/24   02/27 [P1] 02/31
Lambrigg 02/24 ?   02/22 ?
Grayrigg 02/27 ?   02/21 ?
Lowgill 02/28 ?   02/19 ?
Tebay 02/33 02/41   02/16 02/21
Shap Summit 02/38 ?   02/10 ?
Hardendale Quarry 02/39 ?   02/09 ?
Shap Harrisons Sidings Loop 02/42 ?   02/07 ?
Clifton & Lowther 02/47 ?   02/02 ?
Penrith South Jn 02/50 ?   01/59 ?
Penrith North Lakes 02/51 [P2] 03/00   01/58 [P1] 02/05
Long Ashes 02/55 ?   01/53 ?
Southwaite 03/01 ?   01/46 ?
Upperby Jn 03/06 ?   01/39 ?
Carlisle 03.08a ~ 03.38d [P4] 03.17 ~ 03.49   01.13a ~ 01.38d [P4] 01.18 ~ 01.46
London Road Jn 03/40 ?   01/10 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 03/41 03/52   01/09 01/13
Wetheral 03/46 ?   01/02 ?
Corby Gates SB 03/47 ?   01/02 ?
How Mill 03/50 ?   00/59 ?
Brampton Fell SB 03/53 ?   00/56 ?
Brampton 03/54 ?   00/55 ?
Low Row SB 03/58 04/10   00/51 00/58
Haltwhistle 04/09 04/20   00/40 00/48
Bardon Mill 04/14 ?   00/35 ?
Haydon Bridge 04/19 ?   00/31 ?
Fourstones 04/23 ?   00/27 ?
Hexham 04/27 [P1] 04/37   00/24 [P2] 00/27
Corbridge 04/30 ?   00/20 ?
Riding Mill 04/33 ?   00/18 ?
Stocksfield 04/35 ?   00/16 ?
Prudhoe 04/38 04/47   00/13 00/17
Wylam 04/41 ?   00/10 ?
Blaydon 04/46 ?   00/05 ?
Swalwell Jn 04/48 ?   00/03 ?
Metrocentre 04/49 [P1] 04/57   00/02 [P2] 00/06
Dunston 04/51 ?   23/59 ?
Norwood Jn 04/52 ?   23/59 ?
King Edward Bridge South Jn 04/55 05/02   23/56 00/00
King Edward Bridge North Jn 04/55 ?   23/56 ?
Newcastle 04.58a ~ 05.43d [P2] 05.05 ~ 05.43   23.51a ~ 23.54d [P2] 23.50 ~ 23.58
Manors 05/45 ?   23/49 ?
Heaton South Jn 05/47 05/46   23/48 23/46
Heaton North Jn 05/48 ?   23/47 ?
Cramlington 05.56a ~ 05.58d 05.53 ~ 05.57   23.35a ~ 23.38d 23.31 ~ 23.31
Morpeth 06.07 ~ 06.10 [P2] [ML] 06/05   23.23a ~ 23.26d [P1] [ML] 23.18 ~ 23.23
Morpeth North Jn 06/11 ?   23/21 ?
Pegswood 06/12 ?   23/20 ?
Butterwell Jn 06/14 ?   23/18 ?
Widdrington 06/16 ?   23/16 ?
Chevington Loop 06/19 ?   23/13 ?
Acklington 06/21 ?   23/11 ?
Wooden Gate Jn 06/25 ?   23/06 ?
Alnmouth 06.27a ~ 06.29d [P2] 06.26 ~ 06.26   23.01a ~ 23.04d [P1] 22.56 ~ 22.57
Chathill 06/40 06/40   22/51 22/46
Belford LC 06/45 [ML] 06/44   22/46 [ML] 22/42
Tweedmouth SB 06/58 ?   22/33 ?
Berwick-upon-Tweed 07.00a ~ 07.07d [P2] 06.57 ~ 07.07   22.29a ~ 22.32d [P1] 22.25 ~ 22.29
Reston Signal EG403 07/13 07/12   22/23 ?
Reston Signal EG402 07/13 07/12   22/23 22/21
Burnmouth 07/15 ?   22/21 ?
Reston 07/19 ?   22/17 ?
Grantshouse DPL 07.27 ~ 07.35 07.24 ~ 07.33   22.01 ~ 22.08 22.01 ~ 22.08
Oxwellmains Crossover 07/46 ?   21/50 ?
Dunbar 07.52a ~ 07.54d 07.46 ~ 07.54   21.43a ~ 21.45d 21.44 ~ 21.48
Stenson GSP 07/59 ?   21/37 ?
Drem 08.07a ~ 08.10d 08.08 ~ 08.11   21.27a ~ 21.29d 21.29 ~ 21.32
Longniddry 08.17a ~ 08.19d ?   21.18a ~ 21.20d ?
Blindwells Opencast 08/24 ?   21.06a ~ 21.12d ?
Prestonpans 08/25 ?   21/04 ?
Wallyford 08/27 ?   21/01 ?
Monktonhall Jn 08/29 08/25   20/59 21/02
Musselburgh 08.30a ~ 08.32d ?   20.56a ~ 20.58d ?
Joppa Straight 08/34 ?   20/54 ?
Portobello Jn 08/34 [ML] 08/35   20/54 20/55
Craigentinny Jn 08/36 ?   20/53 ?
Abbeyhill Jn 08/37 [NL] ?   20/52 ?
Edinburgh Waverley 08.39a ~ 08.42d [P2] [Z] [NL] 08.43 ~ 08.49   20.41a ~ 20.50d [P2] [N] [Z] 20.41 ~ 20.50
Princes Street Gardens 08/43 [DN] 08/50   20/39 [Z] ?
Haymarket 08/47 [P2] 08/52   20/36 [P1] [N] 20/36
Haymarket East Jn 08/48 ?   20/36 ?
Haymarket Central Jn 08/49 ?   20/35 [UN] ?
Haymarket West Jn 08/50 [N] [DN] 08/53 [SL]   20/33 20/32

 

Location Booked Actual
South Gyle 08/53 08/57
Dalmeny Jn 08/58 08/59
Dalmeny 08/59 ?
North Queensferry 09/03 ?
Inverkeithing 09/07 [P2] 09/09
Inverkeithing East Jn 09/08 ?
Dalgety Bay 09/10 [P2] 09/12
Aberdour 09/15 09/17
Burntisland 09/19 [P2] 09/21
Kinghorn 09/24 09/27
Kirkcaldy 09/29 [P2] 09/31
Thornton South Jn 09/34 09/36
Thornton North Jn 09/35 ?
Markinch 09/38 09/40
Ladybank 09/45 [P2] 09/46
Ladybank Branch Loop 09/55 ?
Newburgh 09/56 09/55
Hilton Jn 10/09 ?
Perth 10.19a ~ 10.23d [P2] 10.23 ~ 10.25
Barnhill 10/28 10/32
Errol 10/40 10/41
Invergowrie 10/47 ?
Dundee Central Jn 10/50 ?
Dundee 10/51 [DTL] 10/51
Camperdown Jn 10/54 ?
Broughty Ferry 10/57 ?
Balmossie 10/59 ?
Monifieth 11/00 ?
Barry Links 11/03 ?
Golf Street 11/04 ?
Carnoustie 11/05 11/03
Arbroath 11/11 [P2] 11/10
Inverkeilor 11/19 ?
Usan 11/25 11/23
Montrose South 11/27 ?
Montrose 11/28 [P2] 11/25
Craigo 11/34 ?
Laurencekirk 11/40 11/35
Carmont 11/47 11/43
Stonehaven 11/52 11/47
Newtonhill 11/58 ?
Portlethen 12/00 ?
Craiginches South 12/08 ?
Aberdeen Ferryhill Jn 12/11 ?
Aberdeen 12.13a ~ 12.20d [P7] 12.09 ~ 12.16
Scatter Burns Ibs 12/26 ?
Dyce 12/31 12/24
Inverurie 12.42 ~ 12.48 [P1] 13.04 ~ 13.074
Insch 12/59 13/20
Kennethmont 13/05 13/26
Huntly 13.14 ~ 13.30 [P1] 13.34 ~ 13.35
Keith Loop 13.46 ~ 13.52 13.51 ~ 14.17
Keith 13/53 ?
Elgin 14/10 14/38
Elgin SB 14/11 ?
Alves Jn 14/16 ?
Forres Loop 14.22 ~ 14.24 ?
Forres 14/25 ?
Nairn 14.36 ~ 14.42 15.06 ~ 15.07
Millburn Jn 14/58 ?
Welsh's Bridge 14/59 ?
Inverness 15.00a ~ 16.37d [P2] 15.23 ~ 16.59
Welsh's Bridge 16/38 ?
Millburn Jn 16/39 [UH] ?
Cradlehall 16/41 ?
Culloden 16/51 ?
Moy 17/03 ?
Tomatin 17/08 ?
Slochd 17/14 ?
Carrbridge 17/20 [P1] ?
Aviemore 17/26 17/45
Kincraig 17.34 ~ 17.40 ?
Kingussie 17/46 [UDV] 18/05
Newtonmore 17/49 ?
Dalwhinnie 17/59 18/23
Dalnaspidal 18/10 ?
Dalnacardoch 18/15 ?
Blair Atholl 18/23 18/46
Pitlochry 18/31 18/53
Dunkeld & Birnam 18/43 19/07
Stanley 18/53 19/16
Perth 19.04a ~ 19.22d [P4] 19.24 ~ 19.26
Hilton Jn 19/28 ?
Auchterarder 19/39 ?
Gleneagles 19/41 ?
Blackford 19/43 19/46
Greenloaning 19/46 ?
Dunblane 19/51 19/54
Bridge of Allan 19/53 ?
Stirling 19/57 [P3] 19/59
Larbert 20/06 ?
Larbert Jn 20/07 20/08
Carmuirs East Jn 20/08 20/09
Camelon 20/09 ?
Falkirk Grahamston 20/11 20/11
Grangemouth Jn 20/12 20/11
Polmont Jn 20/16 20/14
Polmont 20/17 20/14
Linlithgow 20/21 [P1] 20/19
Winchburgh Jn 20/25 20/22
Newbridge Jn 20/28 20/26
Edinburgh Park 20/31 20/29

Timings continue in first table.

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