24th - 26th May 1991

NENTA Traintours
The Skye Train

Locos Used 37025, 37428, 47366, 47593, 47604, 47801 & 47806
Stock Used (2) 17161+3245+3186+3263+3275+3272+1659

Route :

Date Loco(s) Route
24/05 47366 Colchester - Norwich
24/05-25/05 47806 Norwich - Peterborough - Edinburgh Waverley -  MP51 near Dalwhinnie (1)
25/05 47593 MP51 - Dalwhinnie
25/05 47604 Dalwhinnie - Inverness
25/05 37025 + 37428 Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh
25/05 37428 Kyle of Lochalsh - Inverness
25/05 (-26/05?) 47801 Inverness - Perth
(?25/05-) 26/05 47806 Perth - Carlisle - Leeds - Peterborough - Norwich
26/05 47604? Norwich - Colchester

Notes :
(1) 47806 failed south of Dalwhinnie at MP51. 47593 on a northbound sleeper pushed the train to Dalwhinnie (consist was: 47806+load 12+47593+load 14).
(2) Howard Parker comments: Existing Six Bells entry states load 12, so the train must have split at Inverness. No other information known.

Sources : 'Big Rob' (joined/left the train at Colchester), Glenn Ford &
Howard Parker

Photo Review


The tour at Achnasheen on its way to Kyle (photo: Howard Parker)


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