26th August 2018

S.R.P.S. Railtours
The Forth Bridge & Borders Steam Special

Locos Used 37516 'Loch Laidon' & steam: 45407 (3)
Stock Used 355??+4831+1859+5028+21241+1730+3115+3096+3150+13229+13230

Route: 
1Z44 : Linlithgow to Tweedbank
1Z46 : Tweedbank to Linlithgow

Loco(s) Route
45407 (1) Linlithgow - Winchburgh Jn - Dalmeny Jn - Inverkeithing - Dunfermline Town - Cowdenbeath - Cardenden - Glenrothes with Thornton - Thornton South Jn - Kirkcaldy - Burntisland - Dalgety Bay - Inverkeithing - Dalmeny Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Newcraighall - Shawfair - Eskbank - Newtongrange - Stow - Galashiels - Tweedbank
37516 (2) Tweedbank - Galashiels - Stow - Newtongrange - Eskbank - Shawfair - Newcraighall - Niddrie West Jn
45407 (1) Niddrie West Jn - Portobello Jn - Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Linlithgow

Notes :
(1) 37516 on rear.
(2) 45407 on rear.
(3) 45407 running as 45157 'The Glasgow Highlander'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Linlithgow 08.52d [P1] 08.56   19.02a [P2] 19.22
Winchburgh Jn 09/01 09/04   18/55 ? ~ 19.15
Dalmeny Jn 09/37 09/36   18/38 18/34
Inverkeithing 09/49 [P2] 09/48   18/26 [P1] 18/25
Dunfermline Town 09.56a ~ 09.58d [P2] 09.54 ~ 09.59   18.07a ~ 18.10d [P1] 18.08 ~ 18.11
Cowdenbeath 10/09 [P2] 10/09   17/58 [P1] 18/00
Cardenden 10/17 10/15   17/51 17/52
Glenrothes with Thornton 10/27 [P1] 10/35   17/44 [P1] 17/44
Thornton South Jn 10/29 10/36   17/40 17/40
Kirkcaldy 10.37a ~ 10.39d [P1] 10.44 ~ 10.50   17.31a ~ 17.34d [P2] 17.29 ~ 17.31
Burntisland 10/49 10/59   17/22 17/19
Dalgety Bay 10.58a ~ 11.00d [P1] 11.07 ~ 11.10   17.08a ~ 17.10d [P2] 17.08 ~ ?
Inverkeithing 11/05 [P1] 11/13   17/05 [P2] 17/05
Dalmeny Jn 11/14 11/19   16/55 16/59
South Gyle 11/20 11/24   16/49 16/55
Haymarket West Jn 11/23 11/26   16/47 16/52
Haymarket 11/24 [P1] 11/28   16/45 [P2] 16/51
Princes Street Gardens 11/27 [Z] 11/30   16/43 [Z] 16/48
Edinburgh Waverley 11.29a ~ 11.35d [P1] 11.32 ~ 11.42 [P1]   16.38a ~ 16.41d [P19] 16.42 ~ 16.46
Abbeyhill Jn 11/37 11/44   16*33 ~ 16*35 16/39
Craigentinny Jn 11/39 11/46   16/30 16/30
Portobello Jn 11/42 11/50   16/28 16/23
Niddrie West Jn - -   16.14 ~ 16.20 ? ~ 16.04
Newcraighall 11/47 11/56   16/10 16/02
Shawfair 11/49 11/58   16/07 16/00
King's Gate Jn 11/52 12/00   16/03 15/58
Eskbank 11/54 12/02   16/02 15/59
Newtongrange 11/56 12/06   16/00 15/56
Gorebridge 11/59 12/09   15/58 15/53
Fushiebridge Jn 12/00 12/10   15/57 15/52
Tynehead Jn 12/11 12/15   15/51 15/47
Galabank Jn 12/26 12/28   15/34 15/33
Stow 12/27 12/41   15/32 15/31
Bowland Jn 12/33 12/56   15/26 15/26
Galashiels 12.41a ~ 12.43d 13.00 ~ 13.09   15.17a ~ 15.19d 15.14 ~ 15.22
Tweedbank 12.50a [P1] 13.13   15.11d [P1] 15.10


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z44 : (45407 with 37516 on rear) : Bo'ness Jn Exchange Siding to Linlithgow

Location Booked
Bo'ness Jn Exchange Siding 08.25d
Bo'ness GF 08.35 ~ 08.40
Linlithgow 08.47a [P1]

5Z46 : (45407 with 37516 on rear) : Linlithgow to Greenhill Upper Jn
5Z46 : (37516 with 45407 on rear) : Greenhill Upper Jn to Bo'ness GF
5Z46 : (45407 with 37516 on rear) : Bo'ness GF to Bo'ness Jn Exchange Siding

Location Booked
Linlithgow 19.07d [P2]
Polmont 19/12
Falkirk High 19/16
Greenhill Upper [DGL] 19.28 ~ 19.49
Greenhill Upper Jn 19.51 ~ 19.55
Falkirk High 20/02
Polmont 20/07
Bo'ness GF 20.13 ~ 20.17
Bo'ness Jn Exchange Siding 20.22a


Back to "The Railtour Files"