30th March 2023

Branch Line Society
BWC Charter (Day 2 of 3)

Locos Used 37403 'Isle of Mull'
Stock Used 3115+3096+3150+1730+35185

Route :
1Z32 : Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
1Z33 : Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness

Loco Route
37403 Inverness - Millburn Jn
37403 Millburn Jn - Rose Street - Muir of Ord - Dingwall - Garve - Achnasheen - Strathcarron - Stromeferry - Plockton - Kyle of Lochalsh
37403 Kyle of Lochalsh - (reverse of outward route) - Muir of Ord - Inverness

Notes: 
(1) Charity railtour raising funds for Alzheimer's Society.

Source : Alan Sheppard (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Jim Sellens)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Inverness 11.03d [P1] 11.03 [P1]   21.39a [P1] 21.23 [P7] 83.33
0.44 Millburn Jn 11.07 ~ 11.10 11/05 ~ 11.08   21.27 ~ 21.35 DIV 82.69
1.08 Rose Street 11t14 ~ 11t15 11/10   21/23 DIV 82.25
1.26 Inverness North Loops 11*17 ~ 11*18 11.11 ~ 11.16 [DnN]   ? [UpN] 21/22 [DnN] 82.27
2.40 Clachnaharry 11/22 11/20   21/19 21/17 80.73
8.41 Clunes I.B. 11t32 ~ 11t33 11.29 ~ 11.30   21t08 ~ 21t09 21.06 ~ 21.07 74.72
13.74 Muir of Ord 11t41 ~ 11t42 [P2] 11.39 ~ 11.42 [P2]   20t50 ~ 21t00 [P1] 20.53 ~ 20.58 [P1] 69.39
19.48 Dingwall 11t51 ~ 12t06 [P1] 11p51 ~ 12p02 [P1]   20t35 ~ 20t40 [P2] 20.39 ~ 20.42 [P2] 63.65
22.00 Fodderty I.B. 12/12 12/10   20t19 ~ 20t28 20.23 ~ 20.31 61.33
31.34 Garve 12t36 ~ 12t37 [P2] 12.30 ~ 12.33 [P2]   19t54 ~ 19t55 [P1] 20.01 ~ 20.03 [P1] 51.79
47.41 Achnasheen 13t11 ~ 13t21 [P2] 13p03 ~ 13p20 [P2]   19t09 ~ 19t23 [P1] 19p19 ~ 19p32 [P1] 35.72
65.43 Strathcarron 13t52 ~ 14t29 [P2] 13p51 ~ 14p35 [P2]   18t32 ~ 18t33 [P1] 18.46 ~ 18.47 [P1] 17.70
72.64 Stromeferry 14t46 ~ 14t47 [P1] 14/50   18t14 ~ 18t15 [P1] 18.28 ~ 18.30 10.49
? Plockton 14/58 ?   17/58 ? ?
83.33 Kyle of Lochalsh 15.10a [P1] 15.14 [P1]   17.40d [P2] 17.56 [P2] 0.00

Above Mileages calculated using TrackMaps Book 1 (7th Ed. 2021)
Day Total Mileages below taken from Tour Brochure.
Day 2 : Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh and return : 166m 10ch

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z32 : (37403 + tour stock) : Inverness T.C. to Inverness

Location Booked Actual
Inverness T.C. 10.10d DIV
Inverness Sig.707 10.15 ~ 10.20 DIV
Welsh's Bridge DIV ? [Sdg1]
Milburn Jn 10/23 10.02 ~ 10.06
Inverness 10.25a [P1] 10.17 [P1]

5Z33 : (37403 + tour stock) : Kyle of Lochalsh to Kyle of Lochalsh

Location Booked Actual
Kyle of Lochalsh 15.35d [P1] 15.51 [P1]
Kyle of Lochalsh GF 15.37 ~ 15.42 15.53 ~ 15.58
Kyle of Lochalsh 15.44a [P2] 16.08 [P2]

5Z34 : (37403 + tour stock) : Inverness to Inverness T.C.

Location Booked Actual
Inverness 21.45d [P1] 21.36 [P7]
Inverness North Loops DIV 21.37 ~ 21.38 [DnN]
Rose Street DIV 21/40
Millburn Jn 21/47 21.43 ~ 21.43 [UM]
Welsh's Bridge DIV 21.49 [Sdg1]
Inverness Sig.707 21.49 ~ 21.54 DIV
Inverness T.C. 21.59a DIV


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