13th January 2024

InterCity
The Ayr Extension

Locos Used 86101 'Sir William A Stanier FRS' & 87002 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used 80043+11076+11091+10411+11098+11075+11068+9513

Route : 
1Z29 : Crewe to Glasgow Central
1Z30 : Glasgow Central to Barassie Jn
1Z31 : Barassie Jn to Glasgow Central
1Z32 : Glasgow Central to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
86101 (1) Crewe - (via WCML) - Glasgow Central
87002 (2) Glasgow Central - Shields Jn - Paisley Gilmour Street - Dalry - Kilwinning - Irvine - Barassie Jn
86101 (1) Barassie Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Glasgow Central
87002 (2) Glasgow Central - (via WCML) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 87002 on rear.
(2) 86101 on rear.
(3) Despite the tour name this tour did not run to Ayr, due to the recent fire in the old station hotel buildings.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 08.12d [P12] [DF] 08.13 [P12]   19.56a [P11] 20.04 [P11]
Crewe Coal Yard 08/15 08/16   19/53 19/53
Winsford 08/20 08/22   19/47 19/47
Hartford Jn 08/24 08/25   19/44 19/44
Acton Bridge 08/25 08/26   19/43 19/43
Weaver Jn 08/26 08/27   19/41 19/41
Acton Grange Jn 08/30 08/31   19/38 19/37
Warrington Bank Quay 08.32a ~ 08.35d [P3] 08.33 ~ 08.36   19.26a ~ 19.35d [P1] [UF] 19.24 ~ 19.34
Dallam Jn 08/37 08/38   19/24 19/22
Winwick Jn 08/39 08/40   19/21 [US] 19/18
Golborne Jn 08/42 08/42   19/19 19/16
Springs Branch Jn 08/47 08/45   19/16 19/14
Wigan South Jn 08/48 08/46   19/15 19/13
Wigan North Western 08.49a ~ 08.52d [P5] 08.47 ~ 08.52   19.11a ~ 19.14d [P4] 19.08 ~ 19.12
Balshaw Lane 08/59 08/59   19/05 19/01
Euxton Jn 09/01 09/00   19/03 18/59
Ribble Jn 09/05 [DF] 09/04   18/59 [UF] 18/55
Preston 09.08a ~ 09.11d [P3] [DF] 09.05 ~ 09.11 [P3]   18.54a ~ 18.57d [P4] [UF] 18.50 ~ 18.53 [P4]
Fylde Jn 09/13 ?   18/52 [UF] ?
Barton & Broughton 09/16 09/16   18/48 18/46
Garstang & Catteral 09/19 09/19   18/43 18/42
Lancaster 09/28 [DF] 09/28   18/36 [UF] 18/35
Morecambe South Jn 09/30 09/29   18/33 18/32
Carnforth North Jn 09/33 09/32   18/28 18/28
Oxenholme Lake District 09/41 [P2] 09/43   18/17 [P1] 18/20
Grayrigg 09/46 09/49   18/12 18/15
Tebay 09/52 09/53   18/08 18/10
Shap Summit 09/55 09/57   18/05 18/06
Shap Harrisons Sidings 09/58 10/00   18/02 18/04
Eden Valley - -   17/58 17/59
Penrith North Lakes 10/05 [P2] 10/09   17/55 [P1] 17/56
Carlisle 10.21a ~ 10.36d [P3] 10.24 ~ 10.36   17.37a ~ 17.40d [P4] 17.37 ~ 17.40
Gretna Jn 10/44 10/44   17/29 17/27
Lockerbie Down Loop 10*56 ~ 11*07 [DPL] ?   - -
Lockerbie 11/09 [P1] 10/55   17/16 [P2] 17/16
Beattock 11/17 [DM] 11/04   17/07 [UM] 17/07
Beattock Summit 11/25 [DM] 11/10   17/01 [UM] 17/00
Abington 11/31 [DM] 11/16   16/55 [UM] 16/53
Carstairs South Jn 11/42 11/26   16/45 16/43
Carstairs North Jn 11/43 ? ~ ? [DPL]   16/44 ?
Lanark Jn 11/44 11/42   16/41 ?
Law Jn 11/49 11/47   16/33 16/33
Shieldmuir 11/53 [P1] 11/52   16/29 [P2] 16/26
Motherwell 11/56 [P2] 11/56   16/26 [P1] 16/25
Uddingston Jn 11/58 12/00   16/23 16/22
Newton East Jn 12/00 12/01   16/22 16/21
Newton West Jn 12/02 12/02   16/21 16/19
Rutherglen East Jn 12/05 [DF] 12/04   16/19 16/17
Shawfield 12/07 12/05   16/17 16/16
Larkfield Jn 12/08 12/06   16/16 [UF] 16/15
Eglinton St Jn 12/10 [1D] 12/07   16/14 [UF] 16/14
Bridge Street Jn 12/11 [4D] 12/10   16/13 [1U] 16/13
Glasgow Central 12.13a ~ 12.32d [P11] [D5] 12.13 ~ 12.32   14.18a [P9] ~ 16.11d [P2] [A1] 14.19 [P9] ~ 16.10 [P2]
Bridge Street Jn 12/34 [DA] 12/34   14/13 [6D] 14/15
Shields Jn 12/36 [DA] 12/37   14/12 [UA] 14/09
Arkleston Jn 12/42 [DA] 12/41   14/07 [UA] 14/05
Paisley Gilmour Street 12/44 [P4] 12/43   14/05 [P3] [UA] 14/04
Elderslie 12/47 12/46   14/01 14/01
Lochwinnoch 12/55 12/52   13/54 13/50
Dalry 13/03 12/57   13/47 13/41
Kilwinning 13/07 [P4] 13/00   13/43 [P3] 13/36
Irvine 13.10 ~ 13.15 [P2] 13/05   13/40 [P1] 13/29
Barassie Jn 13.20a 13.14   13.35d 13.23


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z31 : (87002 with 86101 on rear) : Glasgow Central to Polmadie D.H.S.

Location Booked
Glasgow Central 14.32d [P9]
Bridge Street Jn 14/34
Eglinton St Jn 14/35
Larkfield Jn 14/40
Polmadie D.H.S. 14.45a

5Z32 : (86101 with 87002 on rear) : Polmadie D.H.S. to Glasgow Central

Location Booked
Polmadie D.H.S. 15.44d
Larkfield Jn 15/48
Eglinton St Jn 15/51
Bridge Street Jn 15/52
Glasgow Central 15.54a [P2]


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