16th May 1981

L.N.E.R. Society Rail Tours

Loco(s) Used ?????
Stock Used ???

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? London Euston - (via WCML, ?Weedon & Trent Valley?) - Glasgow Central
????? Glasgow Central - (via WCML, ?Trent Valley & Weedon?) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Off train options were as follows;
Group 1: will have over five hours for optional sight-seeing in the vicinity of Glasgow.
Group 2: joins coaches in Hope Street for Dumbarton, Alexandria, Loch Lomomd, Tarbet, Arrochar, Glen Croe, Loch Fyne, Strachur Bay & Holy Loch; crossing by freey from Hunter's Quay to Gourock, continuing via Greenock, Port Glasgow and along Clydeside to Glasgow Central.
Group 3: joins coaches in Hope Street for Bishopbriggs, Lennoxtown, the Campsie Fells, Fintry, Kippen, Arnprior, Lake of Menteith, Aberfoyle and the Duke's Pass to the Trossachs and Loch Katrine; returning via Loch Achray, Loch Vonachar, Callander, Doune and Stirling to Glasgow Central.
Group 4: joins coaches in Hope Street for Strathblane, Aberfoyle and the Duke's Pass to the Trossachs and Loch Katrine, to board the 14:30 steamer for Stronachlachar (15:15). The coaches return via Loch Chon, Loch Ard, Aberfoyle, Drymen, Balloch and Dumbarton to Glasgow Central.
Group 5: joins double-deck buses in Hope Street for Glasgow B.R.E.L. Works (13:00-13:45); continuing to Eastfield M.P.D. (14:00-16:00); returning by buses to Glasgow Central for about 16:15

Source : Brian Ovington (on the tour)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Brian Ovington)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 06.30d ?   00.14a ?
Harrow & Wealdstone ??.??a ~ 06.45d ?   23.56a ~ ??.??d ?
Watford Junction ??.??a ~ 06.53d ?   23.47a ~ ??.??d ?
hemel Hempstead ??.??a ~ 07.04d ?   23.34a ~ ??.??d ?
Bletchley ??.??a ~ 07.25d ?   23.13a ~ ??.??d ?
Rugby ??.??a ~ 08.07d ?   22.40a ~ ??.??d ?
Glasgow Central 12.45a 17.57d      

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