22nd - 24th November 1991

Flying Scotsman Services Limited
The Claymore

Locos Used ?????, 37402, 47568? & steam: 5407
Stock Used [1] : sleeping cars
[2] : different rake, day stock
[3] : 'day seating stock provided'

Route :
1Z40 : London Euston to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z41 : Edinburgh Waverley to Fort William
1Z43 : Fort William to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z40 : Edinburgh Waverley to London Euston

Date(s) Stock Loco(s) Route
22/11-23/11 [1] AC electric London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Bushbury Jn - Penkridge - Stafford - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
23/11 [2] 37402 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Newbridge Jn - Linlithgow - Polmont Jn - Lenzie - Cowlairs East Jn - Cowlairs North Jn - Westerton - Dalmuir - Dumbarton Central - Craigendoran Jn - Glen DOuglas - Crianlarich - Rannoch - Fort William
23/11 [2] 5407 + diesel pilot loco Fort William - (reverse of outward route) - Craigendoran Jn
23/11 [2] 5407 Craigendoran Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Newbridge Jn
23/11 [2] 5407 + diesel pilot loco Newbridge Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley
24/11 [3] AC electric Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Preston
24/11 [3] 47568? Preston - Euxton Jn - Chorley - Lostock Jn - Bolton - Salford Crescent - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Alderley Edge - Crewe - (via WCML) - Stafford
24/11 [3] AC electric Stafford - (reverse of outward route0 - Rugby - (via WCML, ?Weedon?) - London Euston

Notes :
(2) Ran in association with InterCity, ScotRail & S.R.P.S.
(1) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings. Was the diesel pilot loco 37402 on either or both legs where used? Due to engineering works the train over-nighted in Edinburgh Waverley station with passengers using their sleeping berths. Return actual timings suggests the train may not have gone via the Northampton loop as booked, confirmation required.


Ian McDonald's ticket.

Sources : Brian Knights & Ian McDonald

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian McDonald)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Euston 20.48d ?   18.19a ? 1165.40
5.65 Willesden Junction 20/55 ?   18/12 ? 1159.55
17.35 Watford Junction 21.05a ~ 21.06d ?   17.55a ~ 17.56d ? 1148.05
31.53 Tring 21/18 ?   17/43 ? 1133.67
46.46 Bletchley 21/29 ?   17/26 ? 1118.74
49.65 Milton Keynes Central 21.33a ~ 213.34d ?   17.21a ~ 17.22d ? 1115.55
56.47 Hanslope Jn 21/40 ?   17/15 18/25 1108.73
65.68 Northampton 21/49 ?   17/01 ?via Weedon? 1099.52
84.67 Rugby 22/11 ?   16/44 18/01 1080.53
96.27 Coventry 22/22 ?   16/33 17/52 1069.14
107.02 Birmingham International 22.32a ~ 22.34d ?   16.21a ~ 106.23d 17.38 ~ 17.40 1058.38
111.39 Stechford North Jn 22/40 ?   16/17 17/28 1054.01
114.28 Aston 22/46 ?   16/12 17/23 1051.12
121.10 Bescot Jn 22/54 ?   16/05 ? 1044.30
122.25 Darlaston Jn 22/58 ?   16/01 ? 1043.15
127.72 Bushbury Jn 23/10 ?   15/56 17/01 1037.48
141.49 Stafford 23/30 ?   15L31 ~ 15L41 16.37 ~ ??.?? 1023.71
? Norton Bridge ? ?   15/26 16/32 1018.42
? Madeley ? ?   15/10 ? 1007.40
166.06 Crewe 23.51a ~ 23.55d ?   15.00a ~ 15.02d 16.11 ~ 16.17 999.34
190.17 Warrington Bank Quay 00/13 ?  
201.77 Wigan North Western 00/24 ?  
- Alderley Edge   14/47 15/42 982.13
- Cheadle Hulme   14/42 15/37 976.54
- Stockport   14c26 ~ 14c27 ??.?? 15.28 974.33
- Manchester Piccadilly   14/17 15/13 968.49
- Manchester Oxford Road   14/14 15/12 968.06
- Ordsall Lane Jn   14/04 ? 967.06
- Salford Crescent   14/02 ? 966.24
- Bolton   13/48 14/59 957.33
- Lostock Jn   13/45 14/50 954.44
- Chorley   13/35 14/43 945.67
- Euxton Jn   13/30 ? 942.53
217.07 Preston 00.37a ~ 00.39d ?   13L16a ~ 13L24d 14.02 ~ 14.12 937.17
238.05 Lancaster 00/57 ?   12/40 13/29 917.19
244.13 Carnforth U&DGL 01*04 ~ 02*55 ?   12/36 13/25 911.11
257.13 Oxenholme 03/07 ?   12/28 13/17 898.11
289.25 Penrith 03/43 ?   12/04 12/54 859.79
307.14 Carlisle 04c01 ~ 04c03 ?   11c47 ~ 11c49 ??.?? ~ 12.38 842.10
315.71 Gretna Jn 04/09 ?   11/39 ? 833.33
333.00 Lockerbie 04/25 ?   11/06 ? 816.24
347.17 Beattock 04/36 ?   10/56 ? 802.07
356.78 Beattock Summit 04/46 ?   10/48 ? 792.26
365.04 Abington 04*53 ~ 05*04 ?   10/43 ? 784.20
380.27 Carstairs South Jn 05/21 ?   10/31 ? 768.77
381.25 Carstairs East Jn 05/24 ?   10/26 ? 767.69
397.10 Midcalder Jn 05/39 ?   10/13 ? 752.14
407.04 Haymarket 05/54 ?   10/03 ? 741.39
409.04 Edinburgh Waverley [P20] 05.58a ~ 06.25d [P11] ?   22.12a ~ 10.00d ? 740.20
410.23 Haymarket 06/28 ?   22/08 ? 739.01
417.37 Newbridge Jn 06/35 ?   21L47 ~ 21L57 ? 731.67
426.49 Linlithgow 06/43 ?   21/37 ? 722.55
431.25 Polmont Jn 06/48 ?   21/32 ? 717.79
449.65 Lenzie 07/06 ?   21/11 ? 699.39
454.13 Cowlairs East Jn 07/12 ?   19w26 ~ 20w56 ? 695.11
454.34 Cowlairs North Jn 07/13 ?   19/24 ? 694.74
458.25 Westerton 07/19 ?   19/16 ? 690.79
462.09 Dalmuir 07/24 ?   19/08 ? 687.15
468.23 Dumbarton Central 07/37 ?   18/55 ? 681.01
475.15 Craigendoran Jn 07/51 ?   18L19 ~ 18L35 ? 674.09
477.23 Helensburgh Upper 07t56 ?   18t16 ? 672.01
484.11 Garelochhead 08t09 ?   18t02 ? 665.13
490.36 Glen Douglas 08t24 ?   17x33 ~ 17x46 ? 658.68
494.60 Arrochar & Tarbet 08t34 ?   17t18 ? 654.44
502.63 Ardlui 08t29 (in error!) ?   16t57 ? 646.41
511.40 Crianlarich 09x10 ~ 0x25 ?   15w55 ~ 16w35 ? 637.64
516.36 Upper Tyndrum 09t37 ?   15t42 ? 632.68
524.03 Bridge of Orchy 09t52 ?   15t21 ? 625.21
539.51 Rannoch 10t20 ?   14x42 ~ 14x53 ? 609.53
546.69 Currour 10t35 ?   14t24 ? 602.35
556.74 Tulloch 10t55 ?   13p45a ~ 13p53d ? 592.30
562.50 Roy Bridge 11/05 ?   13w14 ~ 13w29 ? 586.54
565.71 Spean Bridge 11t12 ?   13t07 ? 583.33
574.52 Fort William 11L27a ?   12L47d ? 574.52


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