5th August 1972

S.R.P.S.
(Rhum, EIGG and Muck)

Locos Used 7583 (1) & 5353
Stock Used booked: load 7x SRPS-owned + BR-owned saloon (2)

Route :

Loco Route
7583 Falkirk Grahamston - Greenhill Lower Jn - Greenhill Upper Jn - Lenzie - Cowlairs - Westerton - Drumchapel - Dalmuir Park - Dumbarton Central - Craigendoran Jn - Crianlarich - Spean Bridge - Fort William
5353 Fort William - Glenfinnan - Arisaig - Mallaig
5353 Mallaig - (reverse of outward route) - Fort William
7583 Fort William - (reverse of outward route) - Falkirk Grahamston

Notes :
(1) Page originally showed the class 25 used as 7593 in error.
(2) Tour timing sheet gave the expected coach formation as;

Coach Owner Description Year Built
A SRPS GNSR Royal Saloon 1897
B SRPS LNER non-corridor brake composite 1951
C SRPS LMS corridor composite 1950
D SRPS Caledonian non-corridor brake composite 1921
E SRPS LMS open saloon second 1946
F SRPS LMS open saloon second 1947
G BR ex-West Coast Stock saloon 1893
H SRPS NBR 'invalid' saloon (non-corridor) 1919

(3) Train was held at Bridge of Orchy for an hour for three passengers who had missed it at Falkirk and followed by taxi from Glasgow!

Sources : Alan Rintoul & Alan Baylis

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Rintoul)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked (rtn)
0.00 Falkirk Grahamston 07.27d 07.30   23.18a
2.11 Carmuirs West Jn 07/32 07/35   23/17
4.38 Greenhill Lower Jn 07/36 07/39   23/13
5.10 Greenhill Upper Jn 07/37 07/40   23/12
16.16 Lenzie 07/52 07/56   22/57
20.59 Cowlairs Sig C81 07c58 ~ 08c00 08.10 ~ 08.12   22/50
25.12 Westerton 08.08a ~ 08.09d 08.22 ~ 08.24   22.34a ~ 22.35d
28.72 Dalmuir Park 08/15 08/30   22/28
35.29 Dumbarton Central 08/27 08/42   22/17
42.18 Craigendoran 08/38 08/52   22/07
51.14 Garelochhead 08x56 09/10   21/50
57.39 Glen Douglas 09/11 09/22   21/39
61.65 Arrochar & Tarbet 09/19 ?   21/27
69.65 Ardlui 09x35 ~ 09x40 09.40 ~ 09.43   21/10
78.41 Crianlarich 10.02a ~ 10.04d 10.05 ~ 10.11   20x46a ~ 20x52d
83.42 Tyndrum Upper 10/16 10/22   20/36
91.06 Bridge of Orchy 10/30 10.37 ~ 11.30   20/17
106.54 Rannoch 10x55a ~ 11x02d 11.58 ~ 12.05   19x24a ~ 19x50d
113.72 Corrour 11/18 12/11   19/11
123.78 Tulloch 11/38 12/30   18/44
132.75 Spean Bridge 11x55 ~ 11x58 12.45 ~ 12.50   18/24
141.08 Mallaig Jn 12/12 13/02   18/05
142.08 Fort William 12.16a ~ 12.36d 13.06 ~ 13.26   17.53a ~ 18.05d
143.08 Mallaig Jn 12/40 13/30   17/50
159.12 Glenfinnan 13x12 ~ 13x16 13.38 ~ 13.40   17/18
176.37 Arisaig 13/54 14.19 ~ 14.29   16/40
183.74 Mallaig 14.11a ?   16.22d

Notes :
(1) Timing sheet has hand written on it "25 L,A 35 L,D" against Arisaig but
might this in fact be referring to the arrival & departure times from Mallaig?

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