17th September 1977

The Lochty Railway / The Strathspey Railway
The Speyside Express

Locos Used at least 40101 & steam: 5025 & 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used load 9

Route :

Loco Route
60009 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Newbridge Jn - Polmont - Falkirk Grahamston - Larbert - Stirling - Gleneagles - Hilton Jn - Perth
40101 Perth - Pitlochry - Aviemore
5025 Aviemore - Boat of Garten
5025 Boat of Garten - Aviemore
40101 (1) Aviemore - Pitlochry - Perth
60009 Perth - Hilton Jn - Ladybank - Kirkcaldy - Inverkeithing - Dalmeny - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) Confirmation required that this leg was hauled by 40101.
(2) Booked route was reverse of outward but train was diverted due to a fire on the Stirling route.

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 09.03d 09.10   20.37a 20.38
Haymarket 09/07 09/14   20/32 20/34
Dalmeny   DIV 20/22
North Queensferry   DIV 20/19
Inverkeithing   DIV 20/16
Aberdour   DIV 20/09
Burntisland   DIV 20/05
Kinghorn   DIV 20/00
Kirkcaldy   DIV 19/56
Markinch   DIV 19/45
Ladybank   DIV 19/36
Newburgh   DIV 19/21
Bathgate Jn 09/16 09/23   20/20 DIV
Winchburgh Jn 09/21 09/27   20/16 DIV
Linlithgow 09/27 09/35   20/08 DIV
Polmont 09/32 09/41   20/03 DIV
Falkirk Grahamston 09/36 09/46   19/57 DIV
Carmuirs East Jn 09/39 09/49   19/52 DIV
Larbert Jn 09/39 09/50   19/52 DIV
Stirling 09.51 ~ 10.08 10.03 ~ 10.12   19.37 ~ 19.38 DIV
Dunblane 10/17 10/21   19/31 DIV
Blackford 10/34 ?   19/21 DIV
Hilton Jn 10/55 10/51   18/55 19/07
Perth 10L59 ~ 11L08 10.57 ~ 11.07   18L37 ~ 18L50 18.29 ~ 19.00
Stanley Jn 11/18 11/16   18/29 18/21
Murthly 11/22 11/20   18/21 18/17
Dunkeld & Birnam 11/29 11/27   18/14 18/10
Ballinluig 11/38 ?   18/05 ?
Pitlochry 11/43 11/40   18/00 17/57
Blair Atholl 11/53 11/49   17.43 ~ 17.50 17.44 ~ 17.48
Dalanraoch 12/07 ?   17/32 ?
Dalnaspidal 12.19 ~ 12.23 12.18 ~ 12.25   17/26 ?
Dalwhinnie 12/33 12/36   17/15 17/15
Newtonmore 12/43 12/45   17/01 17/02
Kingussie 12/47 12/49   16/58 16/59
Aviemore 12L59 ~ 13L30 13.02 ~ 13.27   16L30 ~ 16L45 16.13 ~ 16.46
Boat of Garten 14.10a 13.45   15.50d 16.00


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