26th August 1979

Branch Line Society (Scottish Area)
Tayside Railtour

Motive Power Used Set 199 (3-car Class 101 DMU)

Route : 1Z30 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Dundee Carnoustie - Arbroath Montrose Kinnaber Jn
as listed Kinnaber Jn - Bridge of Dun - Brechin
as listed Brechin - Bridge of Dun - Kinnaber Jn
as listed Kinnaber Jn - Montrose - Arbroath - Carnoustie - Dundee

Notes :
(1) A traversal of the Metal Box Co. siding at Elliot Junction (just south of Arbroath) was advertised but this was refused by BR prior to the issuing of tickets.


The special, seen during the break at Brechin (photo: Alan Holmewood)

Sources : Jim Ramsay, Kevin Driscoll, Alan Rintoul & Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Dundee (Tay Bridge) 11.45d 11.46   15.02a 15.06 82.30
0.59 Camperdown Jn 11/49 11/48   14/58 ? 81.51
10.70 Carnoustie 11/58 11/58   14/49 ? 71.40
17.12 Arbroath 12/04 12/04   14/42 ? 65.18
28.50 Usan 12/19 12/17   14/28 ? 53.60
30.54 Montrose 12.23a ~ 12.25d 12.20 ~ 12.23   14.22a ~ 14.24d ? 51.56
33.24 Kinnaber Jn 12.29 ~ 12.35 12.28 ~ 12.30   14.12 ~ 14.18 ? 49.06
41.15 Brechin Station (end of line) 12.57a 12.54   13.50d ? 41.15


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