10th - 12th October 1997
? Railtourer ?
The West Highlander
|Locos Used||37413, 37420, 37421 & 37424|
|Stock Used||12 coaches|
|10/10||?????||?Bristol - Preston?|
|10/10||37421 + 37420||Preston - (via WCML) - Motherwell - Braidhurst Loop|
|10/10||37413 + 37424||Braidhurst Loop - Mossend South Jn - Mossend West Jn - Bellshill - Uddingston - Rutherglen East Jn - Bridgeton - Glasgow Central (LL) - Partick - Hyndland - Anniesland - Westerton - Singer - Dalmuir - Craigendoran Jn - Garelochhead - Crianlarich (2)|
|11/10||37424 + 37413||Fort William - Glenfinnan - Mallaig|
|11/10||37413 + 37424||Mallaig - Glenfinnan - Fort William|
|12/10||37424 + 37413||Fort William - (reverse of outward route) - Dalmuir - ??? - Mossend|
|12/10||37421 + 37420||Mossend - Motherwell - (via WCML) - Preston|
(1) Originally uploaded as run by Pathfinder Tours some confusion exists as to the operator and start/finish point for this tour. Given originally as starting from Bristol however a Railtourer tour itinerary seen by the Webmaster gave it as a Preston start. Pre-tour advertising in Rail magazine gave the tour start as Bristol but the tour operator as Regency Rail Cruises!
(2) Originally given as travelling through to Fort William however the tour itinerary states '...arriving at Crianlarich at 17.05 to join our [road] coaches for Fort William'.
Sources : Derek Sneddon & Mick Parker
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Mick Parker)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Carlisle||12.45 ~ 13.00||16.22 ~ 16.35|
|Braidhurst Loop||14L30 ~ ??L??||-|
|Ardlui||?||12.00 ~ 12.10|
|Fort William||09.24d||15.25a ~ ??.??d|
|Glenfinnan||?||13.47a ~ 14.45d|
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