25th August 1984

Branch Line Society
The Fifeshire

DMU Used set 107444

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Glasgow Central - Rutherglen East Jn - Carmyle Jn - Coatbridge Jn - Cumbernauld - Falkirk Grahamston - Linlithgow - Winchburgh Jn - Dalmeny - Inverkeithing - Dunfermlinne - Townhill Jn
as listed Townhill Jn - Dunfermline - Charlestown Jn - Longannet (2)
as listed Longannet - Charlestown Jn - Dunfermline
as listed Dunfermline - Inverkeithing North Jn - Inverkeithing East Jn - Burntisland - Kirkcaldy - Thornton South Jn - Thornton West Jn - Redford Jn - Westfield (3)
as listed Westfield - Redford Jn - Thornton West Jn - Thornton North Jn - Methil West (4)
as listed Methil West - Thornton North Jn
as listed Thornton North Jn - Markinch
as listed Markinch - Auchmuty Branch (5)
as listed Auchmuty Branch - Markinch
as listed Markinch - Thornton North Jn - Thornton West Jn - Cowdenbeath - Dunfermline - (reverse of outward route) - Glasgow Central

Notes :
(1) Tour start was delayed waiting for a driver.
(2) Stopped just before points to Power Station loop.
(3) Almost end of line.
(4) Beyond both level crossings, to wire mesh fence across track.
(5) To A92 road bridge.

Source : Richard Szwejkowski & Kevin Driscoll

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Drsicoll, Ian Umpleby & Dick Franklin)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Glasgow Central  [P11] 09.40d 10.14   20.28a 20.30 199.66
3.75 Rutherglen East Jn 09/47 10/22   20/20 20/26 195.71
5.54 Carmyle Jn 09/49 10/26   20/18 20/24 194.12
10.33 Langloan Jn 09/56 10/33   20/12 20/17 189.30
11.02 Coatbridge Jn 09/58 10/35   20/10 20/15 188.60
12.17 Gartsherrie South Jn 10/02 10/36   20/08 20/13 187.49
13.38 Garnqueen North Jn 10/04 10/38   20/05 20/11 186.28
23.08 Greenhill Lower Jn 10/14 10/47   19/55 19/56 176.58
25.29 Carmuirs West Jn 10/19 10/51   19/52 19/53 174.37
25.69 Carmuirs East Jn 10/20 10/52   19/51 19/52 173.77
26.37 Falkirk Grahamston 10.23a ~ 10.24d 10.55 ~ 10.57   19.45a ~ 19.47d 19.37 ~ 19.48 172.18
30.48 Polmont Jn 10/29 11/03   19/40 19/32 168.78
35.44 Linlithgow 10/34 11/09   19/35 19/05 164.22
40.42 Winchburgh Jn 10/39 11/15   19/31 18/59 159.24
44.71 Dalmeny Jn 10*48 ~ 10*56 11/21   ? ? ?
45.24 Dalmeny 10/57 11.22 ~ 11.22   19/22 18/51 154.42
49.01 Inverkeithing 11.03a ~ 11.04d 11.28 ~ 11.29   19.12a ~ 19.14d 18.44 ~ 18.44 150.65
52.72 Dunfermline 11/12 11.35 ~ 11.36   19/06 18/24 146.74

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
54.40 Townhill Jn 11.18 ~ 11.23 11.41 ~ 11.43
56.08 Dunfermline 11/29 11/47
56.50 Charlestown Jn 11/30 11/52
66.26 Longannet 11.52 ~ 12.02 12.09 ~ 12.18
76.02 Charlestown Jn 12*35 ~ 12*43 12/47
76.44 Dunfermline 12.45 ~ 13.45 12.50 ~ 13.48
79.71 Inverkeithing North Jn 13/57 13/55
80.24 Inverkeithing East Jn 13/58 13.56 ~ 14.02
86.65 Burntisland 14/07 14/18
92.45 Kirkcaldy 14/15 14.28 ~ 14.28
96.79 Thornton South Jn 14/22 14/38
97.55 Thornton West Jn 14/24 14/39
98.72 Redford Jn 14t26 ~ 14t28 14.42 ~ 14.44
103.44 Westfield 14.46 ~ 14.56 14.58 ~ 15.08
108.16 Redford Jn 15t14 ~ 15t16 15/23
109.33 Thornton West Jn 15/18 15/25
110.22 Thornton North Jn 15/20 15/26
117.21 Methil West 15.55 ~ 16.05 15.53 ~ 16.03
124.20 Thornton North Jn 16.45 ~ 16.50 16.30 ~ 16.32
126.54 Markinch 16.55 ~ 17.05 16.37 ~ 16.41
127.59 Auchmuty Branch 17.35 ~ 17.45 16.50 ~ 17.12
128.64 Markinch 18.18 ~ 18.20 17.16 ~ 17.53
131.18 Thornton North Jn 18/29 17/58
132.07 Thornton West Jn 18*32 ~ 18*42 18/00
141.21 Cowdenbeath 18/58 18/17

Timings continue in first table.

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