28th August 1976

Branch Line Society
Forth Fife Railtour

DMU Used 3-car class 101 set

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Edinburgh Waverley - (1) - Portobello - Prestonpans - Cockenzie Power Station Sidings
as listed Cockenzie PS Sidings - Prestonpans - Portobello - Leith South
as listed Leith South - Portobello - Niddrie North Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Gorgie Jn - Haymarket West Jn - Dalmeny Jn
as listed Dalmeny Jn - Royal Elizabeth Yard (2)
as listed Royal Elizabeth Yard - Dalmeny Jn - Inverkeithing South Jn - Inverkeithing Central Jn - Inverkeithing East Jn - Burntisland - Kirkcaldy (lunch break)
as listed Kirkcaldy - Burntisland - Inverkeithing East Jn - Inverkeithing North Jn - Charlestown Jn - Townhill Jn - Cowdenbeath South Jn - Dora Opencast (3)
as listed Dora Opencast - Cowdenbeath South Jn - Townhill Jn - Oakley - Kincardine Jn - Alloa - Alloa East Goods
as listed Alloa East Goods - Alloa
as listed Alloa - Alloa West
as listed Alloa West - Alloa - Kincardine Jn - Kincardine - Longannet Power Station (via West Arrival - Loop - East Departure) - Elbowend Jn - Charlestown Jn
as listed Charlestown Jn - Inverkeithing North Jn - Inverkeithing Central Jn - Dalmeny Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) Booked to travel via London Road Jn & Lochend Jn, but ran via main line as there were no staff to man boxes.
(2) To just short of trailing points from depot.
(3) To edge of weighbridge apron.

Sources : Alan Rintoul & Kevin Driscoll

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby)

M.C
Location Booked Actual
0.00
Edinburgh Waverley [P7] 10.15d 10.19
0.66
Abbeyhill Jn 10/17 DIV
N/A
London Road Jn 10/18 DIV
N/A
Lochend Jn 10/19 DIV
2.03
Craigentinny 10/20 DIV
3.20
Portobello 10/22 10/24
5.76
Monktonhall Jn 10/25 10/27
9.40
Prestonpans 10/30 10/31
9.65
Cockenzie Power Stn Sdgs 10.33 ~ 10.43 10.34 ~ 10.39
10.10
Prestonpans 10/46 10/42
13.54
Monktonhall Jn 10/51 10/47
16.30
Portobello 10/54 10/51
19.30
Leith South 11.12 ~ 11.22 11.05 ~ 11.21
22.30
Portobello 11/40 11/34
22.40
Niddrie North Jn 11/41 ?
23.36
Niddrie West Jn 11/44 11/38
??
Morningside Road 11/54 11/48
28.49
Craiglockhart Jn 11/57 ?
29.24
Gorgie Jn 11/59 ?
29.60
Haymarket West Jn 12/02 12/02
36.34
Dalmeny Jn 12.14 ~ 12.19 12.13 ~ 12.15
37.01
Royal Elizabeth Yard 12.25 ~ 12.35 12.18 ~ 12.34
37.48
Dalmeny Jn 12/41 12/40
39.59
Forth Bridge North 12/45 ?
41.47
Inverkeithing South Jn 12/49 12/48
41.67
Inverkeithing Central Jn 12/50 ?
42.15
Inverkeithing East Jn 12/51 ?
49.11
Burntisland 13/00 12/58
54.36
Kirkcaldy 13.10a ~ 14.25d 13.07 ~ 14.25
59.61
Burntisland 14/33 14/34
66.57
Inverkeithing East Jn 14/40 ?
67.10
Inverkeithing North Jn 14/42 14/44
69.73
Charlestown Jn 14/49 ?
72.06
Townhill Jn 14/53 14/53
74.70
Cowdenbeath South Jn 14/59 14/59
75.55
Dora Opencast 15.08 ~ 15.18 15.03 ~ 15.24
76.50
Cowdenbeath South Jn 15/27 ?
79.34
Townhill Jn 15/33 15/36
85.45
Oakley 15/47 15/49
93.35
Kincardine Jn 16/03 16/05
94.76
Alloa 16/07 16.08 ~ 16.14
95.34
Alloa East Goods 16.13 ~ 16.23 16.22 ~ 16.32
95.72
Alloa 16/29 16.38 ~ 16.39 (REV)
96.52
Alloa West DIV 16.41 ~ 16.42 (REV)
97.32
Alloa 16/29 16/45
98.73
Kincardine Jn 16/33 16/48
102.73
Kincardine 16/54 16/59
106.03
Longannet Power Station 17.08 ~ 17.13 17.07 ~ 17.21
113.07
Elbowend Jn 17/55 17/37
114.31
Charlestown Jn 18.04 ~ 18.10 18.00 ~ 18.02
117.14
Inverkeithing North Jn 18/16 ?
117.50
Inverkeithing Central Jn 18/17 18/15
119.58
Forth Bridge North 18/20 ?
121.69
Dalmeny Jn 18/23 18/22
128.43
Haymarket West Jn 18/29 ?
129.48
Haymarket 18.32a ~ ??.??d 18.32 ~ 18.32
130.70
Edinburgh Waverley 18.36a 18.36


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