20th April 2019

Pathfinder Railtours
The Easter Highlander (Day 2 of 4)

Locos Used 37402 'Stephen Middlemore', 37409 'Lord Hinton'
Stock Used 35469+3146+3119+1651+3141+3121+3149+3123+1691+3068+1832+4998

Route :
1Z24 : Aviemore to Kyle of Lochalsh
1Z25 : Kyle of Lochalsh to Aviemore

Locos Route
37409+37402 Aviemore - Slochd - Millburn Jn - Rose Street - Muir of Ord - Dingwall - Garve - Achnasheen - Strathcarron - Kyle of Lochalsh
37402+37409 Kyle of Lochalsh - (reverse of outward route) - Aviemore

Notes :
(1) Off tour options: Coach tour to Portree & Isle of Skye or Fort Augustus & cruise on Loch Ness or cruise from Plockton or coach tour of the Cairngorms.


37409+37402 on arrival at Kyle of Lochalsh (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Sources : Keith Gardiner & Nick Bartlett (both on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Aviemore 10.20d [P2] 10.21 [P2]   23.14a [P1] 23.18 [P1] 116.74
6.49 Carrbridge 10/29 [P1] 10/31 [P1]   23/08 [P1] 23/10 [P1] 110.25
12.00 Slochd 10/37 10/39 [ML]   23/03 23/03 [ML] 104.74
15.47 Tomatin 10/41 10/43 [ML]   22.47 ~ 22.57 22.43 ~ 22.57 [Loop] 101.27
? Moy 10/45 10/46 [ML]   22/41 22/34 [ML] ?
? Culloden 10/51 10/53 [DM]   22/29 22/23 ?
33.14 Cradlehall 10*58 ~ 11*13 11/01 [DM-UM]   22/22 22/15 83.60
? Millburn Jn 11/15 11/02   22/20 22/14 [UM] ?
34.50 Rose Street 11*17 ~ 11*20 11.04 ~ 11.13 [UN]   22.15 ~ 22.17 22/13 [UN] 82.24
? Clachnaharry 11/24 11/18   22/10 22/07 ?
42.02 Clunes I.B. 11t33 ~ 11t34 11.27 ~ 11.29   22/01 ? 74.72
47.35 Muir of Ord 11t43 ~ 11t44 11.39 ~ 11.41 [P2]   21t51 ~ 21t53 21.50 ~ 21.52 [P1] 69.39
53.09 Dingwall 11t53 ~ 11t57 [P1] 11.52 ~ 11.59 [P1]   21t28 ~ 21t41 [P2] 21.26 ~ 21.40 [P2] 63.65
64.75 Garve 12t27 ~ 12t29 12.26 ~ 12.29   20t59 ~ 21t01 20.58 ~ 21.00 [P1] 51.79
81.02 Achnasheen 13t05 ~ 13t25 13.01 ~ 13.25   20t26 ~ 20t28 20/26 35.72
99.04 Strathcarron 13t55 ~ 14t31 13.57 ~ 14.31 [P2]   19t42 ~ 19t50 19.52 ~ 19.54 [P1] 17.70
? Plockton 15/07 14.57 ~ 15.00   19/13 19.13 ~ 19.14 ?
116.74 Kyle of Lochalsh 15.23a [P2] 15.16 [P2]   19.00d [P1] 19.00 [P1] 0.00


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z24 : (37402 + 37409) : Aviemore to Aviemore

Location Booked
Aviemore (Speyside) 09.49d [P3]
Aviemore Sig.A29 09.52 ~ 09.57
Aviemore 10.00a [P2]

5Z25 : (37402 + 37409) : Aviemore to Aviemore

Location Booked
Aviemore 23.24d [P1]
Aviemore Sig.A29 23.27 ~ 23.32
Aviemore (Speyside) 23.35a [P3]


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