7th August 1994

S.R.P.S. Railtours
West Highland Centenary Special

Locos Used 37251, 37401, 37409, 37410 & steam: 2005 & 3442
Stock Used [1] : 12 coaches (rake [2] + 2 steam loco support coaches)
[2] : 10 coaches

Route : 1Z61 throughout

Loco(s) Stock Route
37251 + 37409 [1] Edinburgh Waverley Haymarket Winchburgh Jn Linlithgow Polmont Jn (2) Falkirk High Carmuirs West Jn (2) Greenhill Lower Jn Greenhill Upper Jn Lenzie Cowlairs East Jn - Cowlairs [Eastfield LP]
37251 + 37409 (3) [2] Cowlairs [Eastfield LP] - Cowlairs East Jn
3442 + 2005 [2] Cowlairs East Jn Westerton Dalmuir Dumbarton Central Craigendoran Jn Helensburgh Upper Arrochar & Tarbet Crianlarich Currour Fort William
37401 + 37410 [2]? Fort William - (reverse of outward route) - Dalmuir - ??? - Cowlairs East Jn - Lenzie - Greenhill Upper Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Polmont Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) Headcode originally uploaded as 1Z69 in error.
(2) Booked route was via Falkirk Grahamston but first reported as having gone via Falkirk High (confirmation required).
(3) 3442 + 2005 on rear.
(4) Train reported as 'very late' back into Edinburgh.


3442 & 2005 power past at Tyndrum Upper (photo: Brian Reid)

Sources : Derek Sneddon, Brian Reid & Chris Bracey/Ollie Smith

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Brian Reid)

Location Booked (out)
Edinburgh Waverley 08.15d [P11]
Haymarket 08.18a ~ 08.20d
Haymarket West Jn 08/25
Newbridge Jn 08/31
Winchburgh Jn 08/35
Linlithgow 08.39a ~ 08.40d
Polmont Jn 08/46
Falkirk Grahamston 08.50a ~ 08.51d
Carmuirs East Jn 08/56
Carmuirs West Jn 08/57
Greenhill Lower Jn 09/00
Greenhill Upper Jn 09/01
Lenzie 09.09a ~ 09.10d
Cowlairs 09L18 ~ 09L45 [Eastfield PL]
Cowlairs East Jn 09L48 ~ 09L51 [Sig. C79]
Cowlairs North Jn 09/54
Westerton 10.01a ~ 10.03d
Dalmuir 10/10
Dumbarton Central 10.21a ~ 10.27d
Dalreoch 10/29
Craigendoran Jn 10/40
Helensburgh Upper 10.46a ~ 10.47d
Garelochhead 11t03
Glen Douglas 11/18
Arrochar & Tarbet 11t26 ~ 11t28
Ardlui 11/43
Crianlarich 12w04a ~ 12w44d
Upper Tyndrum 12t57 ~ 12t59
Bridge of Orchy 13x15 ~ 13x22
Gorton 13/38
Rannoch 13.55a ~ 14.43d
Corrour 14/58
Tulloch 15t23
Spean Bridge 15t48
Fort William Jn 16/00
Fort William 16.03a


Associated Light Engine & E.C.S. Movements

1Z61 : 37251 + 37409 : Craigentinny to Edinburgh Waverley

Location Booked
Craigentinny 07.45d
Edinburgh Waverley 07.53a [P11]

At Cowlairs (Eastfield PL) the class 37s were booked detach the two steam loco support coaches and place them in the 'Ingoing Line'. The steam locos were to attach to the 'west' end of the train and the 37s be re-attached, but to the 'east' end of the train. 37s to haul the train to Sig. C81 on up E&G, detach (1Z61 then worked to Fort William by the steam locos), and run to Ingoing Line to collect the support vehicles to then work to Fort William as 5Z63.

5Z63 : 37251 + 37409 + 2x steam loco support coaches : Cowlairs (Eastfield PL) to Fort William Jn Yard TC

Location Booked (out)
Cowlairs W Ingoing Line 10.18d
Cowlairs East Jn 10L21 ~ 10L23 [Sig. C79]
Cowlairs North Jn 10/26
Westerton 10/33
Dalmuir 10/40
Dumbarton Central 10/51
Dalreoch 10/52
Craigendoran Jn 11/01
Helensburgh Upper 11t07 ~ 11t09
Garelochhead 11t24 ~ 11t34
Glen Douglas 11/49
Arrochar & Tarbet 11t57 ~ 12t10
Ardlui 12t24 ~ 12t47
Crianlarich 13t09 ~ 13t11
Upper Tyndrum 13x23 ~ 13x38
Bridge of Orchy 13x54 ~ 15x15
[shunt to allow
1Y43 to pass]
Gorton 15t32
Rannoch 15t44 ~ 15t46
Corrour 16t00
Tulloch 16t25
Spean Bridge 16t42
Fort William Jn 16.54 ~ 16.56
Fort William Jn Yard TC 17.00a


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