26th August 1978

Branch Line Society
L & A Railtour

DMU Used 3-car class 101 set

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Glasgow Central - Rutherglen East Jn - Newton - Hamilton West
as listed Hamilton West - Birdsfield Branch (1)
as listed Birdsfield Branch - Hamilton West - Hamilton Central - Motherwell - Mossend - Whifflet North Jn - Rosehall Jn
as listed Rosehall Jn - Calder Branch (end of line)
as listed Calder Branch - Rosehall Jn - Langloan Jn
as listed Langloan Jn - Coatbridge Jn - Gartsherrie South Jn - Gartcosh Jn - Sighthill East Jn - Glasgow Works (2)
as listed Glasgow Works - Provan Gas Works (3)
as listed Provan Gas Works - Glebe Street Line
as listed Glebe Street Line - Sighthill East Jn
as listed Sighthill East Jn - Springburn
as listed Springburn - Haghill Jn - Parkend North Jn - Shettleston - Bothwell Branch (4)
as listed Bothwell Branch - Shettleston - Bellgrove - High Street Jn - Shields Jn
as listed Shields Jn - Terminus Jn - Muirhouse Central Jn - Muirhouse South Jn - Busby Jn - Barrhead Jn - Kilmarnock - Kay Park Jn - Riccarton & Craigie (5)
as listed Riccarton & Craigie - Kay Park Jn - Kilmarnock - Barassie Jn - (6) - Troon - (6) - Ayr - Belmont - Waterside
as listed Waterside - Belmont - Ayr - Prestwick - Kilwinning - Paisley Gilmour Street - Glasgow Central

Notes :
(1) To just short of first overbridge.
(2) Almost to gate. The itinerary specified to Glebe Street level crossing, but the BR timings did not show the move.
(3) To just short of overbridge by works gate.
(4) To milepost .
(5) Near Oil Sidings before A77 road.
(6) Was booked Barassie Jn to Lochgreen Jn via Troon Avoider.

Sources : Alan Rintoul & Kevin Driscoll

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

Miles
Location Booked Actual
0.0
Glasgow Central 09.50d 10.12
?
Rutherglen East Jn 09/58 10/21
?
Newton 10/01 10/24
11.0
Hamiton West 10.09 ~ 10.14 10.30 ~ 10.33
12.0
Birdsfield Branch 10.22 ~ 10.32 10.37 ~ 10.40
13.0
Hamilton West 10/40 10.47 ~ 10.47
?
Hamilton Central 10/43 10/49
16.75
Motherwell 10/51 10.55 ~ 10.56
?
Mossend South Jn 10/55 11/00
?
Mossend Yard 11/00 11/02
?
Whifflet North Jn 11/05 11.13 ~ 11.13
21.75
Rosehall Jn 11.07 ~ 11.14 11.15 ~ 11.18
23.25
Calder Branch (end of line) 11.24 ~ 11.32 11.27 ~ 11.36
24.75
Rosehall Jn 11/42 11.50 ~ 11.50
25.5
Langloan Jn 11.44 ~ 11.51 11.51 ~ 11.54
?
Coatbridge Jn 11/55 ?
?
Gartsherrie South Jn 11/57 12/01
?
Gartcosh Jn 12/03 12/08
?
Sighthill East Jn 12*11 ~ 12*13 12.16 ~ 12.17
35.75
Glasgow Works ?? ~ ?? 12.21 ~ 12.23
37.25
Provan Gas Works 12.38 ~ 12.44 12.29 ~ 12.43
38.5
Glebe Street Line ?? ~ ?? 12.49 ~ 12.50
39.25
Sighthill East Jn 13.09 ~ 13.11 12.54 ~ 13.07
40.25
Springburn 13.15a ~ 14.12d 13.13 ~ 14.13
?
Haghill Jn 14/15 14/18
?
Parkend North Jn 14/19 14/21
44.0
Shettleston 14/21 14/25

44.25

Bothwell Branch 14.24 ~ 14.29 14.27 ~ 14.38
44.5
Shettleston 14/32 14.46 ~ 14.46
?
Bellgrove 14/36 14/59
?
High Street Jn 14/38 15/01
49.5
Shields Jn 14.49 ~ 14.54 15.12 ~ 15.14
?
Terminus Jn 14/57 15/16
?
Muirhouse Central Jn 14/59 ?
?
Muirhouse South Jn 15/00 ?
?
Busby Jn 15/03 ?
56.5
Barrhead 15/09 15/26
?
Lugton Jn 15/20 15/35
73.25
Kilmarnock 15c33 ~ 15c35 15.44 ~ 15.45
?
Kay Park Jn 15/37 15.47 ~ 15.50
75.5
Riccarton & Craigie 15.55 ~ 16.03 15.57 ~ 16.06
?
Kay Park Jn 16/21 16.14 ~ 16.16
77.75
Kilmarnock 16c23 ~ 16c25 16.19 ~ 16.20
85.5
Barassie Jn 16/39 16/34
93.25
Ayr 16c53 ~ 16c55 16.48 ~ 16.53
?
Belmont 16/57 16.56 ~ 16.57
105.0
Waterside Station 17.41 ~ 17.49 17.29 ~ 17.54
?
Belmont 18/32 18.22 ~ 18.23
116.75
Ayr 18c34 ~ 18c36 18.27 ~ 18.29
?
Prestwick 18/42 18/34
?
Irvine 18/53 18/46
?
Kilwinning 18/57 18/52
?
Dalry 19/01 ?
?
Lochside 19/08 ?
?
Elderslie 19/14 19/18
?
Paisley Gilmour Street 19.19a ~ 19.20d 19.22 ~ 19.23
?
Arkleston 19/22 ?
?
Shields Jn 19/28 19/31
157.5
Glasgow Central 19.32a 19.35


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