15th February 2015

Pathfinder Tours
The Great North of Scotland Reviver

Locos Used 66086 & 66232
Stock Used (5) 6310+6183+6137+5998+5964+6042+1212+3344+3325+3333+3390

Route :
1Z70 : Edinburgh Waverley to Elgin
5Z71 : Elgin to Elgin Yard
5Z72 : Elgin Yard to Elgin
1Z72 : Elgin to Edinburgh Waverley

Loco(s) Route
66086 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - Forth Bridge - Inverkeithing - Kirkcaldy - Thornton North Jn - Ladybank Down Goods Loop - Tay Bridge - Dundee Down Through Line - Arbroath - Montrose - Laurencekirk Down Refuge Siding - (3a) - Aberdeen - Kittybrewster
66232 (2) Kittybrewster - Waterloo Goods Branch A.H.B. Siding
66086 (1) Waterloo Goods Branch A.H.B. Siding - Kittybrewster - Dyce - Raith's Farm Terminal No.4 Sdg
66232 (2) Raith's Farm Terminal - Dyce South Arrival/Departure Line
66086 (1) Dyce South Arrival/Departure Line - Raith's Farm Rounding Line - Inverurie - Insch - Kennethmont - Huntly - Keith Loop - Elgin
66232 (2) Elgin - Elgin East Yard
66086 (1) Elgin East Yard - Elgin
66232 (2) Elgin - Keith
66086 (1) Keith - Keith branch platform
66232 (2) Keith branch platform - Huntly - Insch - Inverurie - Raith's Farm North and South Arrival/Departure Line - Dyce - Aberdeen - (3b) - Stonehaven - Montrose (4) - Arbroath - Dundee Up Through Line - Tay Bridge - Ladybank - Thornton Jn - Inverkeithing - Forth Bridge - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes: 
(1) 66232 on rear.
(2) 66086 on rear.
(3a) Craiginches Down Loop not covered due to no ground staff at the time the train passed.
(3b) Craiginches Up Loop not covered due to driver not having route knowledge of the Loop.
(4) Montrose No.1 Siding not covered due to the signals not being commissioned & timings re-issued a couple of days before the tour. Original timings in brackets.
(5) Using the stock from the Welsh Rugby special to Scotland but with the 6310+6183+6137 & 3333+3390 locked out of use.

Source : Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

M.C

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
Edinburgh Waverley 08.10d [P20][Z] 08.15 [P20]   23.05a [P1] 23.04 [P1]
183.60
0.32
Princes Street Gardens 08/11 [DN] 08/16   23/03 [Z] 23/01
183.28
1.19
Haymarket 08/13 [P2] 08/19 [P2]   23/00 [P1] 22/59 [P1]
182.41
 
Haymarket Central Jn ? 08/19   ? 22/58
 
2.22
Haymarket West Jn 08/15 [DN] 08/20   23/59 [UN] 22/57
181.38
 
Saughton Jn ? 08/22   ? 22/56
 
9.00
Dalmeny Jn 08/22 08/26 [DM]   22/49 22/50
174.60
 
North Queensferry ? 08/29 [P2]   ? 22/48 [P1]
 
13.12
Inverkeithing 08.30a ~ 08.32d [P2] 08.32 ~ 08.36 [P2]   22.39a ~ 22.43d [P1] 22.41 ~ 22.43 [P1]
170.48
 
Inverkeithing East Jn ? 08/37   ? 22/39
 
 
Dalgety Bay ? 08/39 [P2]   ? 22/37 [P1]
 
20.10
Burntisland 08/40 08/46 [P2]   22/29 22/27 [P1]
163.50
25.70
Kirkcaldy 08/49 [P2] 08/54 [P2]   22/22 [P1] 22/19 [P1]
157.70
30.24
Thornton South Jn 08/53 08/59   22/15 22/14
153.36
30.68
Thornton North Jn 08/54 09/00   22/14 22/13
152.72
 
Markinch ? 09/02 [P2]   ? 22/11 [P1]
 
39.04
Ladybank 09/04 [P2] 09/09 [P2]   22/05 [P1] 22/05 [P1]
144.56
39.30
Ladybank Dundee Loop 09*06 ~ 09*07 [DGL] 09/10 [DGL]
 
44.50
Cupar 09/14 09/16   21/58 21/59
139.10
50.68
Leuchars 09/22 [P2] 09/23 [P2]   21/52 [P1] 21/52 [P1]
132.72
56.36
Tay Bridge South 09/30 09/30   21/45 21/46
127.24
58.69
Dundee Central Jn 09/36 09/36   21/39 21/38
124.71
59.14
Dundee 09/37 [DTL] 09/37 [DTL]   21.10a (21.13) ~ 21.37d [P1S] 21.16 ~ 21.37 [P1S]
124.46
 
Dundee Up Through Sdg   ? 21/14 [UTS]
 
59.77
Camperdown Jn 09/41 09/41   21/07 (21/10) 21/11
123.63
70.09
Carnoustie 09/53 09/51   20/55 (20/59) 21/01
113.51
76.21
Arbroath 10.00a ~ 10.08d [P2] 09p58 ~ 10p05 [P2]   20/48 [P1] (20/52) 20/54 [P1]
107.39
82.28
Inverkeilor 10/16 10/13   20/41 (20/45) 20/47
101.32
87.66
Usan 10/24 10/19   20/35 (20/39) 20/40
95.74
 
Montrose No.1 Through Sdg   Refused (20/??) -
-
89.73
Montrose 10/27 [P2] 10/21 [P2]   20/32 [P1] (20/33) 20/37 [P1]
93.67
 
Kinnaber Jn ? 10/24   ? 20/33
 
94.48
Craigo 10/34 10/26   20/28 20/31
89.12
99.77
Laurencekirk 10/43 10/34   20/23 20/26
83.63
100.15
Laurencekirk D.R.S. 10/46 [DRS] 10/36 [DRS]
 
108.71
Carmont 10/56 10/47   20/14 20/17
74.69
114.27
Stonehaven 11/02 10/52   20/08 20/10
69.33
120.12
Newtonhill 11/09 10/58   20/02 20/02
63.48
128.63
Craiginches South 11/22 [Dn Loop] 11/07 [DM]   19/52 19/46
54.77
129.23
Craiginches Yard 11/26 [Dn Sdg Loop] DIV   19/49 [Up Loop] DIV
 
129.73
Aberdeen Ferryhill Jn 11/30 11.09 ~ 11.31   19/45 19/44 [UM]
53.67
130.39
Aberdeen 11.32a ~ 11.36d [P7] 11.33 ~ 11.37 [P7]   19.38a ~ 19.44d [P7] 19.35 ~ 19.42 [P7]
53.19
132.31
0.00
Kittybrewster 11.41 ~ 11.56 11.42 ~ 11.47
 
1.60
0.00
Aberdeen Waterloo 12.08 ~ 12.28 12.07 ~ 12.13
 
1.60
Kittybrewster 12*40 ~ 12*45 12.31 ~ 12.35   ? 19/31
 
 
Scatter Burn IBS 12/49 12/40   19/30 19/28
 
6.17
Dyce 12/55 12/45 [P1]   19/25 19.13 ~ 19.25 [P1]
46.79
 
South Arrival/Departure Line ? 12/48 [South Arr/Dep]   19*03 ~ 19*23 19.10 ~ 19.12 [South Arr/Dep]
46.29
6.67
0.00
Dyce Raith's Farm F.D. 13.00 ~ 13.24 12.52 ~ 13.21 [No.4]
 
 
South Arrival/Departure Line ? 13.25 ~ 13.27 [South Arr/Dep]
 
0.50
0.00
Dyce 13.29 ~ 13.39 DIV
 
 
North Arrival/Departure Line ? 13*29 ~ 13*33 [Rounding Line]   ? 19.06 ~ 19.08 [North Arr/Dep]
 
10.52
Inverurie 13/51 [P1] 13/45 [P1]   18/50 [P1] 18/52 [P2][Loop]
36.27
21.22
Insch 14/04 13/56   18/38 18/38
25.57
26.51
Kennethmont 14/12 14/05   18/31 18/30
20.28
34.37
Huntly 14*23 ~ 14*24 [P1] 14/13 [P2]   18/20 [P1] 18/22 [P1]
12.32
46.65
Keith Loop 14*43 ~ 14*44 14/29 [Main]   18*04 ~ 18*05 18.06 ~ 18.08 [Loop]
0.19
 
Keith Branch Platform   17.47 ~ 18.02 17p48 ~ 18p04
0.00
0.19
 
Keith Loop   17.35 ~ 17.45 17.41 ~ 17.42 [Loop]
0.00
18.22
 
Keith 14/45 14/31   17/34 17.37 ~ 17.39
 
65.07
0.00
Elgin 15.10a ~ 15.20d [P1] 14.54 ~ 15.01 [P1]   15.40a ~ 17.10d 15.42 ~ 17.12 [P1]
0.00
0.40
 
Elgin East Yard ? 15.06 ~ 15.29   ? ?
 
0.40
Elgin East Yard (End of Line) 15.25 ~ 15.33 ~   ~ 15.35 ~ 15.35
0.00


Associated E.C.S. Moves
(from RealTime Trains)

0Z70 : Millerhill SS to Craigentinny T&RSMD

Location Booked Actual
Millerhill S.S. 06.45d 06.45
Newcraighall 06/49  ?
Niddrie South Jn 06/50  ?
Brunstane 06/52  ?
Niddrie North Jn 06/54  ?
Portobello Jn 06/54  ?
Craigentinny T&RSMD 07.00a 07.00

5Z70 : Craigentinny T&RSMD to Edinburgh Waverley

Location Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 07.55d 08.00
Craigentinny Jn 07/59  ?
Abbeyhill Jn 08/01  ?
Edinburgh Waverley 08.03a  ?

5Z71 : Elgin to Elgin Yard
5Z72 : Elgin Yard to Elgin

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Elgin 15.51d  ?   17.02a 17.01
Elgin Yard 15.53a  ?   16.59d  ?

5Z73 : Edinburgh Waverley to Craigentinny T&RSMD

Location Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 23.15d 23.18
Abbeyhill Jn 23/17  ?
Craigentinny Jn 23.19 ~ 23.20  ?
Craigentinny T&RSMD 23.23a  ?

0Z73 : Craigentinny T&RSMD to Millerhill SS

Location Booked Actual
Craigentinny T&RSMD 23.53d 00.24
Portobello Jn 23/58 00/29
Niddrie North Jn 23/58  ?
Brunstane 23/59  ?
Niddrie South Jn 00/01  ?
Newcraighall 00/02  ?
Millerhill S.S. 00.09a 00.40


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