27th - 29th April 1984

British Rail
(Weekend Excursion)

Locos Used 08717, 37114, 37183, 40181, 45146, 47420, 47511 'Thames', 47610 & 47701 'St Andrew'

Route : 1Z72 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47511 Loughborough - Trent - Beeston - Nottingham
47511 Nottingham - ??? - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Beighton Jn - Rotherham Masborough - ??? - York - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
47701 Edinburgh Waverley - ??? - Aberdeen - Dyce - Keith - Forres - Welsh's Bridge Jn - Rose Street Jn
08717 Rose Street Jn - Inverness
37114 + 37183 Inverness - Rose Street Jn - Dingwall - Achnasheen - Kyle of Lochalsh
37183 + 37114 Kyle of Lochalsh - Achnasheen - Dingwall - Rose Street Jn - Inverness
40181 Inverness - Welsh's Bridge Jn - Forres - Keith - Dyce - Aberdeen
47610 Aberdeen - ??? - Carstairs
47420 Carstairs - (via WCML) - Wigan North Western - ??? - Manchester Victoria - ??? - Healey Mills - Horbury Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - ??? - Rotherham - ??? - Nottingham
45146 Nottingham - Beeston - Trent - Loughborough

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required. Cost: 10!!!! 40181 replaced 47701 due to a problem with the latter loco.

Sources : Craig Simmons (left at Dingwall on outward leg/re-joined at Inverness), Harry Harper
& Paul Warburton (joined at Nottingham)

Photo Review


37183 & 37114 arrive back at Inverness (photo: Craig Simmons)


40181 is made ready to leave Inverness (photo: Craig Simmons)


Timings (Actual Only)
(from Craig Simmons)

Location Actual
Loughborough 20.59d
Inverness 09.15a


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