26th April 2019

Branch Line Society
The Bo'ness Bonus

Locos Used 47643 & 66425
Stock Used 5028+4831+1859+4832+4856+35185+1730+3115+3096

Route : 1Z65 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47643 Bo'ness - Manuel Exchange Siding
66425 Manuel Exchange Siding - Bo'ness G.F. - Linlithgow UPL - Craiglockhart Jn - Suburban Line - Edinburgh - Shotts - Mossend South Jn (2) - Motherwell (3) - Wishaw Connecting Line - Law Jn - Carstairs UPL - Abington UPL - Beattock UPL - Quintinshill UPL - Gretna Jn - (4) Carlisle - Plumpton UGL - Eden Valley Goods Loop - Shap UGL - Grayrigg UGL - Oubeck Goods Loop - Preston - Wigan North Western - Acton Bridge Slow Line - Crewe

Notes: 
(1) Branch Line Society in conjunction with DRS & SRPS raising money for Railway Benefit Fund.
(2) Braidhurst Down Loop blocked by failed 1M96 350402.
(3) Dalzell Loop blocked by Steel Train.
(4) The planned traversal of Carlisle Network Yard refused before date of running due to no path being available.

Source : Alan Sheppard (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00
Bo'ness 09.00d 09.00d
1.09
Kinneil Halt ? ?
3.48
Birkhill ? 09/15
4.72
Manuel Exchange Siding 09.40 ~ 10.10 09.21 ~ 10.03
5.12
Bo'ness G.F. 10.15 ~ 10.21 10.06 ~ 10.17
7.22
Linlithgow 10/27 [P1] 10/28 [P1]
7.33
Linlithgow UPL 10*29 ~ 10*38 [UPL] 10.30 ~ 10.37 [UPL]
12.19
Winchburgh Jn 10/45 10/43
16.61
Newbridge Jn 10/49 10.49
22.78
Haymarket West Jn 10/56 10/58
23.38
Gorgie Jn 10/58 11/00
24.10
Craiglockhart Jn 11/00 11/01
29.32
Niddrie West Jn 11/10 11/13
30.38
Portobello Jn (Lothian) 11/14 11/16
31.52
Craigentinny Jn 11/16 11/19
33.01
Abbeyhill Jn 11/17 [SL] 11/21
33.68
Edinburgh Waverley 11.19a ~ 11.22d [P10] [W] 11.23a ~ 11.25d [P8] [W]
34.15
Princes Street Gardens 11/24 [DS] 11/27
35.07
Haymarket 11/27 [P4] 11/29 [P4]
36.57
Slateford Jn 11/29 11/32
36.63
Slateford 11/29 [P2] 11/32
45.62
Midcalder Jn 11/38 11/41
57.71
Benhar Jn 11/50 11/53
60.44
Shotts 11/53 [P1] 11/55
67.48
Holytown Jn 12/02 12/02
68.39
Mossend East Jn 12/06 12.05 ~ 12.06
68.70
Mossend South Jn 12/07 12/09
?
Jerviston Jn ? 12.11 ~ 12.28
69.42
Braidhurst Down Loop 12*12 ~ 12*24 [DGL] 12.36 ~ 12.50 [UM]
70.40
Motherwell 12.27a ~ 12.30d [P1] 12.53a ~ 12.54d [P1]
71.16
Motherwell UGL (Dalzell Loop) 12*35 ~ 12*35 [UGL] 12/55 [UM]
72.49
Shieldmuir 12/37 [P2] 12/58 [P2]
73.79
Wishaw 12/40 [P2] 13/01 [P2]
76.20
Law Jn UPL 12*45 ~ 12*46 [UPL] 13.09 ~ 13.12 [UPL]
84.30
Lanark Jn 12/57 13/21
86.14
Carstairs UPL 13*01 ~ 13*19 [UPL] 13/25 [UPL] [UPL-DnP]
86.69
Carstairs 13/21 [P1] 13/27 [P1]
87.30
Carstairs South Jn 13/23 13/28
102.48
Abington 13/36 [UM] 13/44 [UPL]
110.54
Beattock Summit 13/43 [UM] 13/51 [UM]
120.11
Beattock 13*53 ~ 14*01 [UPL] 14/02 [UPL]
134.52
Lockerbie 14/14 [P2] 14/15 [P2]
147.46
Kirkpatrick Sig.MC.862 14/26 14/26
150.08
Quintinshill Pass Loops 14*31 ~ 14*32 [UPL] 14/31 [UPL]
151.61
Gretna Jn 14/34 14/32
152.61
Mossband Jn ? 14/33 [UM]
159.65
Caldew Jn ? 14/40
160.38
Carlisle 14.42a ~ 14.53d [P3] 14.43a ~ 14.56d [P3]
?
Plumpton ? [UM] 15.14 ~ 15.27 [UGL]
178.27
Penrith : The North Lakes 15/11 [P1] 15/32 [P1]
181.47
Eden Valley Goods Loop 15*17 ~ 15*28 [UGL] 15/40 [UGL]
192.07
Shap Summit Up Goods Loop 15*41 ~ 15*41 [UGL] 15/54 [UGL]
197.29
Tebay 15/47 16/00 [UM]
203.25
Grayrigg UGL 15*56 ~ 15*56 [UGL] 16.10 ~ 16.12 [UGL]
210.36
Oxenholme : The Lake District 16/03 [P1] 16/22 [P1]
223.39
Carnforth North Jn 16/15 16/33
227.55
Morecambe South Jn 16/19 16/37
229.47
Lancaster 16/21 [UFL] 16/38 [UFL]
232.33
Oubeck Goods Loop 16*26 ~ 16*46 [UGL] 16.45 ~ 16.49 [UGL]
241.16
Garstang & Catteral 16/55 16/58
250.45
Preston 17.07a ~ 17.21d [P5] [FL] 17.08a ~ 17.21d [UF] [P5] [UF]
256.00
Euxton Jn 17/27 [FL] 17/27 [UF]
258.20
Balshaw Lane 17/31 [FL] 17/29
265.55
Wigan North Western 17.40a ~ 17.42d [P4] [FL] 17.37a ~ 17.38d [P4] [UF]
266.22
Wigan South Jn 17/44 [FL] 17/39 [UF]
266.71
Springs Branch Jn 17/45 [FL] 17/40 [UF]
271.49
Golborne Jn 17/50 [FL] 17/44
273.76
Winwick Jn 17/52 [FL] 17/47 [UF]
276.30
Dallam Jn 17/54 [FL] 17/49
277.34
Warrington Bank Quay 17/55 [P2] [FL] 17/51 [P2]
279.21
Acton Grange Jn 17/57 [FL] 17/53
284.55
Weaver Jn 18/02 [FL] 18/01
287.07
Acton Bridge 18/05 [P1] [SL] 18/04 [P1]
288.69
Hartford Jn 18*09 ~ 18*12 [FL] 18.08 ~ 18.13
292.53
Winsford 18/17 [FL] 18/19 [UF]
300.57
Crewe Coal Yard 18/26 [FL] 18/28 [UF]
301.42
Crewe 18.30a [P12] 18.30a [P12]

Mileages taken from Tour Brochure.


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

0Z65 : Carlisle Kingmoor Sdg (DRS) to Bo'ness Exchange Siding : (66425)

Location Booked Actual
Carlisle Kingmoor (DRS) 06+40 [GL] ?
Floriston 06/57 ?
Mossband 07/01 ?
Gretna Jn 07/03 ?
Kirkpatrick Sig.MC.863 07/06 ?
Lockerbie 07/16 [P1] ?
Beattock 07/27 [DM] ?
Beattock Summit 0735 [DM] ?
Abington 07/42 [DM] ?
Carstairs South Jn 07/57 ?
Carstairs 07*59 ~ 08*14 [DPL] ?
Lanark Jn 08/17 ?
Law Jn 08/25 ?
Shieldmuir 08/34 ?
Motherwell TMD 08/38 ?
Braidhurst Down Loop 08*40 ~ 08*52 ?
Mossend South Jn 08/55 ?
Mossend North Jn 08/56 ?
Mossend North Exit 08/57 ?
Whifflet South Jn 08/59 ?
Coatbridge Central 09/01 [P1] ?
Gartsherrie South Jn 09/02 ?
Garnqueen North Jn 09/04 ?
Cumbernauld 09/11 [P2] ?
Greenhill Lower Jn 09/16 ?
Carmuirs West Jn 09/19 ?
Carmuirs East Jn 09/22 ?
Falkirk Grahamston 09/28 [P1] ?
Grangemouth Jn 09/29 ?
Polmont 09/32 [P1] ?
Bo'ness G.F. 09.38 ~ 09.43 ? ~ 09.44
Manuel Exchange Siding 09+48 09+47

5Z65 : Crewe to Crewe Gresty Green Up Loop : (66425)
5Z65 : Gresty Green Up Loop to Crewe H.S. : (88007 + 88002 DiT (with 68018 on rear)

Location Booked Actual
Crewe 19+35 [P12] 18+43 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 19/38 18.47 ~ 18.48
Crewe Gresty Green Up Loop 19+42 ~ 20+06 18.51 ~ 19.36
Crewe Gresty Lane 20/10 19.39 ~ 19.40
Crewe H.S. 20+15 19+46 [Sdg.12]

 


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