6th October 1984

D.E.D. Blades / Swindon Preservation Society
The Border Raider

Locos Used 40086 & 47117

Route : 1Z40 throughout

Loco Route
47117 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Winchburgh Jn - Polmont - Falkirk Grahamston - Greenhill Lower Jn - Cumbernauld - Coatbridge Central - Langloan Jn - Carmyle Jn - Polmadie - Larkfield Jn - Muirhouse South Jn - Pollokshaws West - Busby Jn - Lugton - Kilmarnock - New Cumnock - Dumfries - Annan - Carlisle
40086 Carlisle - Appleby - Warcop
40086 Warcop - Appleby
40086 Appleby - Hellifield (2)
40086 Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn
40086 Blackburn - Copy Pit - Hall Royd Jn - Horbury Jn - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Shipley - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Carlisle
47117 Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) Originally uploaded as 13th October but revised following receipt of tour timing & information sheets which were dated 6th October 1984 - other Internet sources also show it as having run on 6th October.
(2) Option to leave train at Hellifield for a coach transfer to Keighley, Haworth (K&WVR station) & near the Bronte Pasonage. Passengers were free to travel on the K&WVR at their own expense. Anyone on this option had to be back at Keighley for 17.54 to catch the tour home.

Sources : Alan Rintoul & Andrew Martin (joined/left the train at Pollokshaws West)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Alan Rintoul)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Edinburgh Waverley 06.45d 23.59a
Haymarket 06/48 ??.??a ~ 23.56d
Newbridge Jn 06/56 23/48
Winchburgh Jn 07/00 23/45
Linlithgow 07/04 23/41
Polmont 07/08 23/38
Falkirk Grahamston 07.14a ~ 07.17d 23.32a ~ 23.33d
Carmuirs East Jn 07/20 23/29
Carmuirs West Jn 07/21 23/28
Greenhill Lower Jn 07/24 23/26
Cumbernauld 07.31a ~ 07.35d 23.19a ~ 23.20d
Garnqueen North Jn 07/40 23/15
Gartsherrie South Jn 07/42 23/13
Coatbridge Central 07.44a ~ 07.45d 23.07a ~ 23.09d
Coatbridge Jn 07/46 23/06
Langloan Jn 07/48 23/04
Carmyle Jn 07/53 22/58
Rutherglen East Jn 07/57 22/56
Polmadie 08c00 ~ 08c02 22c50 ~ 22c52
Larkfield Jn 08/05 22/46
Muirhouse South Jn 08/07 22/43
Pollokshaws West 08.13a ~ 08.14d 22.39a ~ 22.43d
Busby Jn 08/16 22/35
Barrhead 08*22 ~ 08*34 22/28
Lugton 08/45 22/22
Kilmarnock 08.55a ~ 08.56d 22.08a ~ 22.10d
Hurlford 08/59 22/05
Mauchline Jn 09/11 21/53
Auchinleck ??.??a ~ 09.18d ??.??a ~ 21.48d
New Cumnock 09/29 21/38
Kirkconnel ??.??a ~ 09.37d ??.??a ~ 21.29d
Thornhill 09/52 21/12
Dumfries 10.08a ~ 10.09d 20.56a ~ 20.57d
Annan 10.25a ~ 10.26d 20.40a ~ 20.41d
Gretna Jn 10/38 20/31
Carlisle 10.48a ~ 10.58d 20.11a ~ 20.21d
Petteril Bridge Jn ??/?? 20/07
Appleby 11.41a ~ 11.46d 19/24

 

Location Booked
Warcop 12.20a ~ 12.35d
Appleby 13.25a ~ 13.28d
Ais Gill 13/58
Blea Moor 14/10
Hellifield 14.39a ~ 14.41d
Clitheroe 15/01
Daisyfield Jn 15/19
Accrington 15/49
Rose Grove 15/57
Gannow Jn 15/58
Copy Pit 16/10
Hall Royd Jn 16/17
Hebden Bridge 16.23a ~ 16.25d
Keighley 17.53a ~ 17.54d
Skipton 18/06
Hellifield 18.23a ~ 18.25d
Blea Moor 18/53
Ais Gill 19/06

Timings continue in first table.

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