3rd December 1966

British Rail (Scottish Region)
Last B1 Loco Excursion

Loco Used 61278
Stock Used load 7

Route :

Loco Route
61278 Edinburgh Waverley - Bathgate - Airdrie - Bellgrove - High Street East Jn - St Johns Jn - Clyde Jn - Langside Jn - Strathbungo Jn - Busby Jn - Barrhead - Lugton - Kilmarnock - Mauchline Jn - Kirkconnel - Dumfries - Gretna Jn - Carlisle Kingmoor (1)
61278 Carlisle Kingmoor - Longtown - Riddings Junction - Newcastleton - Riccarton Junction - Hawick - Roxburgh - St Boswells - Galashiels - Heriot - Hardengreen Jn - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes:
(1) For depot visit. Train stopped in a loop adjacent to the depot.
(2) A stop at Galashiels was made to allow passengers to return to Carlisle on the 15.53 service.

Sources : John Robin (joined the train at Bellgrove), Eric Oates & James King

Photo Review


61278 running round the train at Carlisle Kingmoor.
(Photo by G N Turnbull İTOPticl Digital Memories - see
www.TOPticl.com for further details and a chance to buy a full size copy)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from James King)

Location Booked
Edinburgh Waverley 08.35d
Bellgrove 09.40a ~ ??.??d
Carlisle Kingmoor ??.??a ~ ??.??d
Galashiels 15.20a ~ ??.??d
Edinburgh Waverley 16.10a


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