13th August 2017

UK Railtours
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo / Highland Fling (Day 3 of 4)

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

Route :
1Z68 : Edinburgh Waverley to Inverness
1Z69 : Inverness to Edinburgh Waverley

Loco(s) Route
68003 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Dalmeny Jn - Inverkeithing - Burntisland - Kirkcaldy - Ladybank - Hilton Jn - Perth - Pitlochry - Dalwhinnie - Kingussie - Aviemore - Slochd - Inverness
68027 (2) Inverness - (reverse of outward route) - Perth - Hilton Jn - Dunblane - Stirling - Larbert Jn - Carmuirs East Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Polmont - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes : 
(1) 68027 on rear.
(2) 68003 on rear.
(3) This tour used the 'Northern Belle' stock.
(4) Off tour option: visit to the Strathspey Railway.


68027 on 1Z69 at Aviemore (photo: David Lodwick)

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout)

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

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 09.36d [P20] 09.40   21.41a [P19] 21.35
Princes Street Gardens 09/37 09/42   21/39 ?
Haymarket 09/41 [P2] 09/44   21/37 [P3] 21/28
Haymarket West Jn 09/43 09/45   21/35 21/26
South Gyle 09/45 09/48   - -
Dalmeny Jn 09/51 09/52   - -
Inverkeithing 10/02 [P2] 09/58   - -
Burntisland 10/12 10/08   - -
Kirkcaldy 10/20 [P2] 10/16   - -
Thornton South Jn 10/25 10/21   - -
Thornton North Jn 10/26 ?   - -
Ladybank 10/40 10/35   - -
Newburgh 10/51 10/47   - -
Newbridge Jn - -   21/28 21/21
Winchburgh Jn - -   21/25 21/18
Linlithgow - -   21/21 [P1] 21/14
Polmont - -   21/17 21/10
Grangemouth Jn - -   21/12 21/06
Falkirk Grahamston - -   21/11 21/05
Carmuirs East Jn - -   21/08 21/03
Larbert Jn - -   21/07 21/02
Stirling - -   20/57 [P3] 20/53
Dunblane - -   20/50 20/47
Blackford - -   20/42 20/39
Hilton Jn 11/01 ?   20/27 ?
Perth 11.06a ~ 11.09d [P7] 11.03 ~ 11.08   20.20a ~ 20.22d [P7] 20.19 ~ 20.22
Stanley 11/19 11/18   20/10 20/09
Dunkeld & Birnam 11.30 ~ 11.36 [P2] 11.28 ~ 11.40   20/00 [P1] 20/01
Pitlochry 11/51 11/53   19.34 ~ 19.48 19.31 ~ 19.48
Blair Athol 12/01 12/02   19/25 19/20
Dalnacardoch 12/17 ?   19/16 ?
Dalnaspidal 12/28 ?   19/11 ?
Dalwhinnie 12/38 12/30   19/00 18/59
Kingussie 12/49 [P1] 12/47   18/46 [P2] 18/48
Kincraig 12/55 ?   18/41 ?
Aviemore 13.01a ~ 13.05d [P1] 13.00 ~ 13.04   18.18a ~ 18.34d [P2] 18.14 ~ 18.36
Carrbridge 13.15 ~ 13.18 ?   18/10 ?
Slochd 13/30 ?   18/04 ?
Tomatin 13/34 ?   17/58 ?
Moy 13.39 ~ 13.48 ?   17/53 ?
Culloden 13/56 ?   17.21 ~ 17.38 ?
Cradlehall 14/00 ?   17/09 ?
Milburn Jn 14/03 ?   17/07 ?
Inverness 14.05a [P2] 14.05   17.05d [P2] 17.18


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