25th May 1957

British Rail
(All-Day Excursion : Day Outing for Amateur Photographers)

Did this train run? Details taken from an advertising leaflet.

Loco(s) Used ???
Stock Used advertised to have included a Cafeteria Car

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? Glasgow Queen Street LL - Dumbarton Central - Garelochhead - Crianlarich Upper
????? Crianlarich Lower - Killin Junction - Balquhidder - Callander - Dunblane - Stirling - Glasgow Buchanan Street

Notes :
(1) Passengers from Partick Hill and Clydebank Central on the outbound leg were to use service trains and change to the special at Dumbarton Central. On return to Glasgow passembers for Partick Hill, Clydebank Central & Dumbarton Central were to use service trains to get home.
(2) It was indicated that the train would run slowly at the following locations to permit photography;
(a) about one mile south of Arrochar & Tarbet station
(b) opposite Black Duncan's Castle, Loch Dochart (about one mile east of Crianlarich Lower station)
(c) West of Edenchip House (for view of Loch Earn)

Source : Douglas Blades

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Douglas Blades)

Location Advertised
Glasgow Queen Street LL 09.16d
Partick Hill 09.19d
Clydebank Central 09.27d
Dumbarton Central ??.??a ~ 09.44d
Garelochhead 10.18a ~ 10.40d
Crianlarich Upper 11.50a
Crianlarich Lower 12.15d
Killin 12.53a ~ 15.45d
Kingshouse Platform 16.38a ~ 17.08d
Glasgow Buchanan Street 19.00a

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