7th - 9th October 1977

Wirral Railway Circle
Spirit of the Barley

Locos Used 25046, 25050, 26027, 26028, 47205, 47446 & 82003

Route : 1Z46 throughout

Date Loco(s) Route
07/10-08/10 47446 Crewe - Stockport - Ashton Moss North Jn - Manchester Victoria - Bolton - Preston
08/10 82003 Preston - Carlsile - Beattock - Carstairs
08/10 25046 + 25050 Carstairs - Craiglockhart Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Edinburgh - Leuchars - Dundee - Aberdeen
08/10 26027 + 26028 Aberdeen - Fraserburgh
08/10 26027 + 26028 Fraserburgh - Dyce Jn
08/10 26027 + 26028 Dyce Jn - Keith Jn - Dufftown
08/10 26027 + 26028 Dufftown - Keith Jn - Aberdeen
08/10-09/10 47205 Aberdeen (1) - Perth - Mossend Yard - Holytown - Beattock - Carlisle - Preston - Golborne Jn - Parkside Jn - Manchester Oxford Road - Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Crewe

Notes :
(1) Passengers detrained whilst shunt manoeuvre was carried out using 08855.

Sources : Alex Cunningham (joined/left the train at Aberdeen),
Peter Slagel & Dave Sheppard (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked and Actual)
(from Dave Sheppard & Ian Umpleby)

Location Booked(out) Actual (out)   Booked (rtn) Actual (rtn)
Crewe 23.10d 23.11   06.38a 06.55
Sandbach 23/18 23/22   06/27 ?
Wilmslow 23/33 23/39   06/14 ?
Cheadle Hulme 23/39 ?   06/11 ?
Stockport 23.42a ~ 23.44d 23.50 ~ 23.51   06.04a ~ 06.07d 06.22 ~ 06.24
Denton Jn 23/50 00/01  
Ashton Moss North Jn 23/58 00/08  
Miles Platting 00/04 00/15  
Manchester Victoria 00.08a ~ 00.12d 00.19 ~ 00.21  
Windsor Bridge 00/17 ?  
Bolton 00/30 00/38  
Chorley 00/45 00/50  
Manchester Piccadilly   05.51a ~ 05.55d 05.54 ~ 06.08
Manchester Oxford Road   05/49 ?
Ordsall Lane   05/42 05/48
Parkside Jn   05/27 05/29
Golborne Jn   05/24 05/38
Wigan North Western   05/08 05/17
Euxton Jn 00/51 00/54   04/48 05/07
Preston 0101a  ~  0114d L 01.03 ~ 01.25   04.39a  ~  04.40d 04.29 ~ 04.46
Lancaster 01/35 01/45   04/20 04/04
Oxenholme 01/51 ?   04/02 03/50
Tebay 02/02 ?   03/50 03/40
Penrith 02/18 ?   03/27 03/22
Carlisle 02.38a  ~  02.40d 02.46 ~ 02.48   03.01a  ~  03.03d 02.59 ~ 03.01
Gretna Green 02/48 ?   02/53 ?
Lockerbie 03/02 ?   02/35 ?
Beattock 03/14 ?   02/23 ?
Summit 03/24 ?   02/15 ?
Abington 03/31 ?   02/08 ?
Carstairs 03L45a  03.57   01/55 ?

 

Location Booked Actual
Carstairs 03L52d 04.09
Midcalder Jn 04/13 04/29
Craiglockart Jn 04/29 04/52
Niddrie West Jn 04/38 05/05
Portobello Jn 04/40 05/10
Edinburgh Waverley 04.45a ~ 04.50d 05.17 ~ 05.20
Dalmeny 05/02 05/34
Inverkeithing 05/07 05/40
Kirkcaldy 05/27 06/12
Ladybank 05/42 06/34
Leuchars 05/54 06/49
Tay Bridge 06/05 06/56
Dundee 06.11a ~ 06.13d 07.08 ~ 07.15
Carnoustie 06/28 07/29
Montrose 06/51 07/53
Laurencekirk 07/04 08/07
Stonehaven 07/18 08/23
Aberdeen 07L40a ~ 09L15d 08.50 ~ 09.26
Dyce Jn 09/25 09.37 ~ 09.38
Maud 10/10 10/29
Fraserburgh 10.50a ~ 11.15d 11.01 ~ 11.37
Maud 11.55a ~ 12.25d 12.14 ~ 12.27
Dyce Jn 13.10a ~ 13.25d 13.18 ~ 13.26
Inverurie 13/38 13/48
Insch 13/50 14/00
Kennethmont 13/56 14.08 ~ 14.27
Huntley 14.06a ~ 14.15d 14/38
Keith Jn 14.32a ~ 14.35d 14/54
Dufftown 15.00a ~ 15.15d 15.23 ~ 16.05
Keith Jn 15.40a ~ 16.25d 16.32 ~ 16.34
Huntley 16.41a ~ 16.50d 16.53 ~ 16.57
Kennethmont 17/01 17/10
Insch 17/06 17/16
Inverurie 17.18 17/27
Dyce Jn 17/30 17.42 ~ 17.44
Aberdeen 17L41a ~ 22L00d [P7] 17.56 ~ 22.05 [P5]
Stonehaven 22/21 22/27
Laurencekirk 22/35 ?
Montrose 22/47 22/53
Carnoustie 23/11 ?
Dundee 23.27a ~ 23.29d 23.30 ~ 23.32
Errol 23/43 ?
Perth 23.56a ~ 00.05d 23.54 ~ 23.58
Hilton Jn 00/10 ?
Dunblane 00/39 ?
Stirling 00/45 ?
Greenhill Lower Jn 01/00 ?
Mossend 01.24a ~ 01.34d ?
Holytown 01/39 ?
Law Jn 01/46 ?
Carstairs 01/55 00/20

Timings continue in first table.

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