3rd May 1958

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Scottish Area)
Strathendrick Special

Locos Used 65315 & 69182
Stock Used 6 ex-LNER corridor coaches

Route : Reporting Code 189 throughout

Loco(s) Route
65315 Glasgow Queen Street - (2) - Cowlairs - Lenzie Jn - Kirkintilloch - Kelvin Valley West Jn - Kelvin Valley East Jn - Twechar - Kilsyth Loop
65315 (3) Kilsyth Loop - Kilsyth
65315 Kilsyth - Twechar - Kelvin Valley East Jn - Kelvin Valley West Jn - Kirkintilloch (4)
65315 Kirkintilloch - Kelvin Valley West Jn - Milton of Campsie - Lennoxtown - Campsie Glenn - Blanefield - Dumgoyne - Gartness Jn - Balfron - Buchlyvie Jn - Aberfoyle
65315 Aberfoyle - Buchlyvie Jn - Balfron - Gartness Jn - Dumgoyne - Blanefield - Campsie Glenn - Lennoxtown - Milton of Campsie - Kelvin Valley West Jn - Kirkintilloch - Lenzie Jn - Cowlairs - Springburn - Alexandra Parade - Bellgrove - St John's - Glasgow St Enoch

Notes :
(1) Tour itinerary described this as 'Rail Tour to Kilsyth and Aberfoyle' on the front page and 'Strathendrick Tour' on the route map page. Tour itinerary stated the loco used would be 65316 however the use of 65315, not 65316, is confirmed by various sources.
(2) Banked between Queen Street station and Cowlairs (station) by 69182.
(3) Loco propelling.
(4) Precise reversal point requires confirming - given in the timing sheet as 'Kirkintilloch (not at platform)'


From Andrew Fairholms ticket collection.

Sources : Andrew Fairholm, John Robin, John Debens & Ian Clark (SLS)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Glasgow Queen Street HL 13.10d - -
- Glasgow St Enoch - 20.50a 80.11
- St John's - 20c45 ~ 20c46 ?
- Bellgrove - 20/42 78.60
- Haghill Jn/Duke Street - ? 78.22
- Alexandra Parade - ? 77.73
- Barnhill - ? 76.16
- Springburn - 20c32 ~ 20c34 76.33
- Cowlairs SB 13/17 20/29 ?
3.19 Bishopbriggs ? ? ?
? Lenzie Jn 13/24 20/22 ?
8.56 Kelvin Valley West Jn 13/31 20/15 75.72
9.03 Kelvin Valley East Jn ? - -
11.19 Twechar 13/40 - -
12.57 Kilsyth 13w45 ~ 13w55 - -
? Twechar 14/00 - -
18.10 Kelvin Valley West Jn 14/05 - -
? Kirkintilloch (not at platform) 14.08 ~ 14.18 - -
19.12 Milton of Campsie 14/21 20/10 ?
? Muckcroft No.2 LC 14.25 ~ 14.35 19.56 ~ 20.06 ?
? Alum LC 14.39 ~ 14.49 19.43 ~ 19.53 ?
20.60 Blane Valley Jn ? ? ?
20.75 Lennoxtown 14w55 ~ 15w05 19w30 ~ 19w40 ?
21.70 Campsie Glenn 15/08 19/27 ?
25.14 Strathblane 15/17 19/22 ?
26.10 Blanefield 15.20 ~ 15.30 19.09 ~ 19.19 [LC] ?
29.09 Dumgoyne ? ? ?
30.46 Killearn 15/44 18/58 ?
31.76 Gartness Jn ? ? ?
33.57 Balfron 15.53 ~ 15.58 18/51 ?
? Ballat LC 16.02 ~ 16.12 18.37 ~ 18.47 ?
? Balwill LC 16.17 ~ 16.27 18.22 ~ 18.32 ?
37.70 Bucklyvie 16.30 ~ 16.40 18.09 ~ 18.19 [LC] ?
41.75 Gartmore 16/49 18/00 ?
43.45 Aberfoyle 16.55a 17.55d 43.45


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