13th June 1992

Black Cat Railtours
Classic 107 DMU Railtour

DMU Used 52008+59792+51994

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Gorgie Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Portobello Jn - Powderhall Jn - Powderhall
as listed Powderhall - Powderhall Jn - Portobello Signal EP605
as listed Portobello Signal EP605 - Leith South Yard
as listed Leith South Yard - Portobello Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Gorgie Jn - Haymarket West Jn - Dalmeny - Kirkaldy - Thornton North Jn - Methil (to connection with power station)
as listed Methil - Thornton North Jn - Thornton West Jn - Redford Jn - Westfield GF
as listed Westfield GF - Redford Jn -Signal T776
as listed Signal T776 - Cowdenbeath - Charlestown Jn - Elbowend Jn - Kincardine (old station platform)
as listed Kincardine - Elbowend Jn - Charlestown Jn - Dunfermline Lower
as listed Dunfermline Lower - Dalmeny - Winchburgh Jn - Bo'ness DPL - Falkirk Grahamston - Swingbridge East
as listed Swingbridge East - Falkirk Grahamston - Grangemouth Jn - Fouldubs Jn - Overbridge No 1
as listed Overbridge No. 1 - Fouldubs Jn - Grangemouth Jn - Falkirk Grahamston
as listed Falkirk Grahamston - Larbert Jn - Stirling - Cambus Jn - Menstrie
as listed Menstrie - Cambus Jn - Stirling - Larbert Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) Tour ran originally on 16th May. Over-booking meant this re-run was organised as Scotrail were unable to increase the train beyond the 3-car unit used.

From the working notice;
On the Powderhall branch the train must not proceed beyond the notice board immediately on the approach to the depot security gate.
On the Leith South branch the train must not proceed beyond the notice board at Leith South unless authorised by the local supervisor and must, thereafter, work to the instructions of the Yard Supervisor.
On the Methil branch the train must not proceed beyond the connection to the power station.
On the Westfield branch the train must not proceed beyond the notice board denoting commencement of yard working at Westfield.
On the Kincardine branch the train must not proceed beyond the former Kincardine station platform.
On the Docks single line, between Fouldubs Jn and Grangemouth, the train must not proceed beyond Overbridge No.1 (at 2 miles 1170 yards).
On the Menstrie branch the train must not proceed over any hand points at Menstrie.

Sources : Paul Griffin (joined Edinburgh, left Falkirk) & Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Andy Hoskins)

Location Booked Actual
Edinburgh 09.33d 09.33
Haymarket 09/36 09/37
Haymarket Central Jn 09/37 09/38
Gorgie Jn 09/39 09/39
Craiglockhart Jn 09/41 09/40
Niddrie West Jn 09/52 09/50
Portobello Jn 09/55 09/54
Powderhall Branch Jn 10/01 09/57
Powderhall 10.10a ~ 10.15d 10.04 ~ 10.12
Powderhall Branch Jn 10/21 10/19
Portobello Jn 10.26a ~ 10.35d 10.23 ~ 10.27
Leith South 10.45a ~ 10.50d 10.39 ~ 10.50
Portobello Jn 11/02 11/02
Niddrie West Jn 11/06 11/05
Craiglockhart Jn 11/17 11/19
Haymarket West Jn 11/26 11/22
Dalmeny UPL 11.37a ~ 11.45d 11.31 ~ 11.48
Inverkeithing 11/53 12/01
Burntisland 12/02 12/10
Kirkaldy 12.11a ~ 12.13d 12.17 ~ 12.20
Thornton North Jn 12/19 12/28
Methil West 12.49a ~ 12.55d 12.48 ~ 12.58
Thornton North Jn 13/25 13/19
Thornton West Jn 13/28 13/21
Redford Jn 13.30a ~ 13.32d 13/25
Westfield GF 13.47a ~ 13.57d 13.40 ~ 13.55
Redford Jn 14.15a ~ 14.20d 14.12 ~ 14.15
Cardenden 14/27 14/20
Cowdenbeath 14/35 14/27
Dunfermline Lower 14.47a ~ 14.48d 14.34 ~ 14.35
Charlestown Jn 14/49 14/36
Elbowend Jn 14/53 14/39
Kincardine 15.19a ~ 15.25d 15.11 ~ 15.23
Elbowend Jn 15/51 15/53
Charlestown Jn 15.55a ~ 16.08d 15.57 ~ 16.08
Dunfermline Lower 16.10a ~ 16.15d 16.09 ~ 16.19
Inverkeithing 16/21 16/26
Dalmeny 16.28a ~ 16.30d 16/34
Dalmeny Jn 16/32 16/35
Winchburgh Jn 16/47 16/45
Linlithgow 16/53 16/52
Bo'ness Jn 16.57a ~ 17.01d 16.56 ~ 17.03
Polmont Jn 17/05 17/07
Falkirk Grahamston 17.08a ~ 17.09d 17.13 ~ 17.15
Swingbridge East 17.11a ~ 17.16d 17.17 ~ 17.26
Falkirk Grahamston 17.18a ~ 17.20d 17/28
Grangemouth Jn 17/22 17/30
Fouldubs Jn 17.26a ~ 17.28d 17.34 ~ 17.34
Grangemouth Docks GF 17.33a ~ 17.38d 17.39 ~ 17.40
Fouldubs Jn 17.43a ~ 17.45d 17.47 ~ 17.56
Grangemouth Jn 17/49 18.00a ~ 18.06d
Falkirk Grahamston 17.52a ~ 17.53d 18.07 ~ 18.08
Carmuirs East Jn 17/57 18.11a ~ 18.13d
Larbert Jn 18/07 18/14
Stirling 18.17a ~ 18.19d 18.25 ~ 18.34
Cambus Jn 18.39a ~ 18.44d 18.52 ~ 18.54
Menstrie 18.54a ~ 18.59d 19.04 ~ 19.06
Cambus Jn 19.09a ~ 19.14d 19.16 ~ 19.17
Stirling 19.34a ~ 19.44d 19.37 ~ 19.45
Larbert Jn 19/54 19/55
Carmuirs East Jn 19/55 19/56
Falkirk Grahamston 20.01a ~ 20.03d 19.58 ~ 20.00
Polmont Jn 20/08 20/10
Linlithgow 10.12a ~ 20.13d 20.16 ~ 20.16
Winchburgh Jn 20/16 20/23
Newbridge Jn 20/20 20/26
Haymarket West Jn 20/29 20/32
Haymarket 20.31a ~ 20.32d 20.35 ~ 20.36
Edinburgh 20.35a 20.40


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