18th - 20th October 1985

TayRail (B.R.)
The TayRail Continental

Locos Used 33059, 33210, 47367, 47575, 47711, 85014 & 85037

Route :

Date Loco(s) Route (1)
18/10 47711 Arbroath - Dundee - Kirkaldy - Edinburgh Waverley
18/10 47711 Edinburgh Waverley - Carstairs East Jn
19/10 85014 Carstairs East Jn - Carstairs South Jn - (via WCML) - Mitre Bridge Jn
19/10 33210 Mitre Bridge JnLatchmere Jn Factory Jn Herne Hill Bromley South Orpington  - Tonbridge Ashford - Folkestone East
19/10 33059 (2) Folkestone East - Folkestone Harbour
19/10 33210 (3) Folkestone Harbour - Folkestone East
19/10 33210 Folkestone East - ??? - Mitre Bridge Jn
20/10 85037 Mitre Bridge Jn - ??? - Crewe
20/10 47367 (4) Crewe - ??? - Preston
20/10 85037 Preston - (via WCML) - Carlisle
20/10 47575 Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley
20/10 47575 Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Arbroath

Notes:
(1) Route confirmation required, particularly if the train went via Weedon or Northampton on the south end of the WCML on the outward leg. Return routing also requires confirming.
(2) 33210 on rear.
(3) 33059 on rear.
(4) plus 85037 dead-in-tow.

Source : Jim Ramsay

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