18th September 2016

ScotRail
The Borders Line Steam Special (2 trains)

Locos Used 67009 & steam: 46100 'Royal Scot'
Stock Used load 9 coaches

Route :
1Z22 : Edinburgh Waverley to Tweedbank
1Z23 : Tweedbank to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z24 : Edinburgh Waverley to Tweedbank
1Z25 : Tweedbank to Edinburgh Waverley

Loco(s) Route
46100 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Newcraighall - Shawfair - Eskbank - Newtongrange - Stow - Galashiels - Tweedbank
67009 (2) Tweedbank - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley
46100 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Newcraighall - Shawfair - Eskbank - Newtongrange - Stow - Galashiels - Tweedbank
67009 (2) Tweedbank - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes : 
(1) 67009 on rear.
(2) 46100 on rear.
(3) 46100 replaced unavailable 60009 'Union of South Africa'.

Source : Malcolm Paskins (travelled on 1Z24)

Photo Review


67009 on the rear of the tour at Edinburgh (photo: Malcolm Paskins)


46100 on arrival at Tweedbank with 1Z24 (photo: Malcolm Paskins)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 09.46d [P7] 09.46   15.21a [P11] 15.17
Abbeyhill Jn 09/48 ?   15/18 ?
Craigentinny Jn 09/50 ?   15/17 ?
Portobello Jn 09/53 09/53   15/14 15/04
Niddrie South Jn 09/56 ?   15/04 ?
Newcraighall 09/57 09/59   15/02 15/00
Shawfair 10/00 ?   15/00 ?
King's Gate Jn 10/02 10/04   14/57 14/56
Eskbank 10/04 ?   14/55 ?
Newtongrange 10/06 ?   14/53 ?
Gorebridge 10/09 ?   14/51 ?
Fushiebridge Jn 10/10 10/12   14/50 14/48
Tynehead Jn 10/19 10/18   14/42 14/42
Galabank Jn 10/40 10/39   14/21 14/20
Stow 10/42 ?   14/20 ?
Bowland Jn 10/56 10/56   14/12 14/12
Galashiels 11.03a ~ 11.06d ?   14.01a ~ 14.04d ?
Tweedbank 11.15a [P2] 11.13   13.55d [P2] 13.55

 

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 16.46d [P1] 16.46   21.25a [P19] 21.06
Abbeyhill Jn 16/47 ?   21/21 ?
Craigentinny Jn 16/48 ?   21/20 ?
Portobello Jn 16/50 16/53   21/16 20/59
Niddrie South Jn 16/54 ?   21/04 ?
Newcraighall 16/55 16/59   21/02 20/55
Shawfair 16/58 ?   21/00 ?
King's Gate Jn 17/01 17/03   20/57 20/50
Eskbank 17/04 ?   20/55 ?
Newtongrange 17/06 ?   20/53 ?
Gorebridge 17/09 ?   20/51 ?
Fushiebridge Jn 17/10 17/12   20/50 20/43
Tynehead Jn 17/19 17/17   20/42 20/37
Galabank Jn 17/40 17/37   20/21 20/18
Stow 17/42 ?   20/20 ?
Bowland Jn 17/56 17/56   20/12 20/10
Galashiels 18.03a ~ 18.06d ?   20.01a ~ 20.04d ?
Tweedbank 18.15a [P2] 18.15   19.55d [P2] 19.55


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