11th August 2017

UK Railtours
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo / Highland Fling (Day 1 of 4)

Locos Used 68002 'Intrepid', 68003 'Astute' & 68027
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+3275+3247+325+17167+10734+10729

Route : 1Z68 throughout

Loco(s) Route
68002 (1) London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace - Gordon Hill - Hertford North - Langley Jn - Stevenage - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Adwick - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Normanton - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle (2)
68003 (1) Carlisle - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Auchengray - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Portobello Jn - Craigentinny Jn - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) 68027 on rear.
(2) 68002 was replaced by 68003 at Carlisle, due to an E.T.H. fault.
(3) This tour used the 'Northern Belle' stock.

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


68002 on arrival at Carlisle (photo: David Lodwick)


68003 waiting to leave Carlisle (photo: David Lodwick)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 10.15d [P5] 10.15
Belle Isle 10/17 10/17
Holloway South Jn 10/19 ?
Finsbury Park 10/21 [P5] 10/20
Alexandra Palace 10/25 [P4] 10/23
Gordon Hill 10/34 [P3] 10/32
Hertford North 10/48 [P2] 10/42
Langley Jn 10/57 10/53
Stevenage 10.59a ~ 11.04d [P4] [DS] 10.55 ~ 11.02
Hitchin 11/08 [P2] [DS] 11/07
Sandy 11/19 [P2] [DS] 11/18
Huntingdon 11/28 11/29
Connington South Jn 11/34 ?
Holme Jn 11/35 11/35
Fletton Jn 11/38 11/40
Peterborough 11.41a ~ 11.44d [P4] 11.43 ~ 11.49
Helpston Jn 11/50 11/56
Tallington Jn 11/54 12/00
Stoke Jn 12/09 12/12
Grantham 12/15 [P2] 12/17
Claypole Loop 12/21 12/24
Newark North Gate 12/24 [P1] 12/27
Newark Flat Crossing 12/24 12/28
Retford 12/35 12/38
Loversall Carr Jn 12/44 12/46
Doncaster 12.48a ~ 12.50d [P4] 12/51
Adwick 12/58 [P2] 13/00
Adwick Jn 12/59 13/01
South Kirkby Jn 13/05 13/04
Hare Park Jn 13/13 13/14
Crofton West Jn 13/18 13/15
Calder Bridge Jn 13.22 ~ 13.28 13.19 ~ ?
Turners Lane Jn 13/33 13/31
Normanton 13/37 ?
Altofts Jn 13/39 13/37
Methley Jn 13/42 13/40
Stourton Jn 13/48 13/47
Engine Shed Jn 13/54 13/50
Whitehall Jn 13.56 ~ 14.01 ? ~ 14.02
Armley Jn 14.04 ~ 14.17 ? ~ 14.17
Apperley Jn 14/26 14/23
Dockfield Jn 14/32 ?
Shipley 14/33 [P2] 14/30
Keighley 14/40 [P2] 14/38
Skipton 14.55 ~ 14.57 [P3] 14.52 ~ 14.54
Hellifield 15/08 [P2] 15/06
Settle Jn 15/12 15/09
Helwith Bridge 15/21 ?
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 15/24 [P2] ?
Ribblehead 15/33 [P2] 15/30
Blea Moor 15/39 15/35
Garsdale 15/50 [P1] ?
Ais Gill Summit 15/53 ?
Mallerstang 15/56 ?
Kirkby Stephen 16/00 [P2] 15/55
Ormside 16/10 ?
Appleby 16/12 16/06
Kirkby Thore SB 16/19 16/12
Culgaith SB 16/23 16/14
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 16/32 ?
Low House SB 16/39 16/31
Howe & Co Sidings 16/43 16/33
Petteril Bridge Jn 16/50 16/45
London Road Jn 16/51 ?
Carlisle 16.54a ~ 17.15d [P3] 16.48 ~ 17.20 [P3]
Gretna Jn 17/24 17/29
Lockerbie 17/39 [P1] 17/41
Beattock 17/49 17/49
Beattock Summit 18/01 17/58
Abington 18/08 18/04
Carstairs South Jn 18/22 18/17
Carstairs East Jn 18/25 18/19
Auchengray 18/31 ?
Midcalder Jn 18/44 18/33
Slateford Jn 18/55 18/47
Craiglockhart Jn 19/02 18/49
Morningside Road 19/07 ?
Niddrie West Jn 19/18 19/04
Niddrie North Jn 19/23 ?
Portobello Jn 19/24 19/09
Craigentinny Jn 19/27 ?
Abbeyhill Jn 19/28 ?
Edinburgh Waverley 19.30a [P8] 19.17


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