Scottish Railway Preservation Society

A guide to all of their charter train services.

October 2016

Oct 9. 46100.(TBC). ‘Fife Circle and Borders’. Dalgety Bay-Edinburgh-Galashiels-Tweedbank-Shawfair-Forth Bridge-Fife Circle-Tweedbank. (Diesel-hauled between Dalgety Bay and Tweedbank at the start and end of the tour.

Oct 22. ‘Cumbrian Coast’. Linlithgow-Edinburgh-Drem-Berwick-upon-Tweed-Alnmouth-Morpeth- Cramlington-Newcastle-Hexham-Haltwhistle-Ravenglass-Grange-over-Sands and return.

Oct 29. Diesel out, steam return. ‘Fort William’. Polmont-Falkirk High-Westerton (outbound) / Anniesland (return)-Dumbarton Central-Fort William and return.

August 2016

Aug 29. 46100. ‘A Scot from Edinburgh’. Edinburgh-Berwick-Newcastle-Hexham-Carlisle-Edinburgh. Diesel-hauled from Carlisle to Edinburgh.

July 2016

July 10. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Plockton and the Kyle’. Aberdeen-Dyce-Inverurie-Huntly-Keith-Elgin-Plockton-Kyle of Lochalsh and return.

July 17. 37025. ‘Inverness’. Linlithgow-Inverkeithing-Perth-Aviemore-Inverness and return.

June 2016

June 11. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Liverpool’. Glenrothes-Kirkcaldy-Dalgety Bay- Edinburgh- Kirknewton-Liverpool and return.

June 25. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘North Wales and Anglesey’. Alnmouth-Morpeth-Cramlington-Newcastle-Hexham-Haltwhistle-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Bangor-Holyhead and return.

May 2016

May 7. 2 X 37 (WCR). Tweedbank-Galashiels-Eskbank-Shawfair-Edinburgh Waverley-Dalmeny- Dalgety Bay-Kirkcaldy-Ladybank-Perth-Inverness-Plockton-Kyle of Lochalsh and return.

May 21. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Fort William and Mallaig’. North Berwick-Longniddry-Musselburgh- Edinburgh Waverley-Linlithgow-Falkirk High-Croy-Westerton-Fort William. Steam 62005 Fort William-Mallaig and return.

May 28. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Grosmont & Whitby’. Gourock-Greenock Central-Paisley Gilmour Street-Cambuslang-Motherwell-Carluke-Kirknewton- Edinburgh- Grosmont-Whitby and return.

March 2016

This train may be affected by the West Coast Railway suspension

March 20. 46233. ‘Fife Circle’. Linithgow-Edinburgh Waverley-Galashiels-Tweedbank-Shawfair-Forth Bridge-Tweedbank. Diesel-hauled between Linlithgow and Tweedbank.

September 2015

Sept 6. 60009. ‘The Forth Circle’. Linlithgow (morning) and Dalmeny-Inverkeithing (afternoon) departures. Runs via Dunfermline Forth Bridge, Alloa and Stirling.

Sept 19. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Oban’. Tweedbank-Galashiels-Gorebridge-Eskbank-Newcraighall- Edinburgh Park-Linlithgow-Falkirk High-Croy-Oban and return.

August 2015

Aug 15. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Ayr and Culzean Castle’. Inverurie-Dyce-Aberdeen-Stonehaven-Laurencekirk-Montrose-Arbroath-Dundee-Leuchars-Ayr and return.

July 2015

July 5. 60009. ‘The Fife Circle’. Edinburgh Waverley-Forth Bridge circular service. AM and PM trains.

July 18. 2 X 27 (WCR). ‘Plockton and The Kyle’. North Berwick-Longniddry-Musselburgh- Edinburgh Waverley-Dalmeny-Dalgety Bay-Kirkcaldy-Ladybank-Perth-Plockton-Kyle and return.

June 2015

June 6. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Fort William & Mallaig’. Steam-hauled between Fort William & Mallaig. Ayr-Prestwick Town-Troon-Irvine-Kilwinning-Johnstone-Paisley Gilmour Street- Exhibition Centre-Dumbarton Central-Helensburgh Upper-Fort William-Mallaig and return.

June 13. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Leeds, Saltaire and Skipton’. Glenrothes-Thornton-Kirkcaldy-Dalgety Bay-Edinburgh Waverley-Leeds-Saltaire-Skipton and return (Via Settle).

July 5. 60009. ‘The Fife Circle’. Edinburgh Waverley-Forth Bridge circular service. AM and PM trains.

May 2015

May 2. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Plockton & Kyle of Lochalsh’. North Berwick-Longniddry-Musselburgh-Edinburgh-Dalmeny-Dalgety Bay-Kirkcaldy-Ladybank-Perth-Inverness-Plockton-Kyle of Lochalsh and return..

May 23. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Fort William & Mallaig’. Steam-hauled between Fort William & Mallaig. Glenrothes-Kirkcaldy-Dalgety Bay-Dalmeny-Linlithgow-Falkirk High-Croy- Westerton-Fort William-Mallaig and return.

April 2015

April 26. 46233. ‘The Fife Circle - Forth Bridge, Fife & Edinburgh Suburban Circle’.

Edinburgh (morning and afternoon trains) or Linlithgow to travel on morning or afternoon train from Edinburgh). 'Fife Circle'-Forth Bridge-Fife Coast-Fife Circle- Dunfermline-Edinburgh South Suburban Circle.

December 2014

Dec 5. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘Lincoln Christmas Cracker’. Linlithgow-Edinburgh Waverley-Drem-Berwick-upon-Tweed-Alnmouth-Morpeth-Newcastle-Durham-Lincoln and return.

October 2014

Oct 5. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Plockton and The Kyle’. Aberdeen-Dyce-Inverurie-Huntly-Keith-Elgin-Plockton-Kyle of Lochalsh and return.

Oct 25. 62005/44871. (Diesel outward - steam return). Polmont-Falkirk High-Westerton-Dumbarton Central-Fort-William and return.

June 2013

June 1. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘Fort William & Mallaig’. Ayr-Troon-Kilwinning-Exhibition Centre-Helensburgh Upper-Fort William and return. (Steam FTW-Mallaig).

June 8. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘Aviemore & Inverness’. Berwick-upon-Tweed-Dunbar-Drem-Edinburgh-Dalmeny-Dalgety Bay-Kirkcaldy-Aviemore-Inverness and return.

June 16. 60163. ‘The Fife Circle’. Edinburgh-Edinburgh via Kirkcaldy and Dunfermline (am), and Edinburgh-Edinburgh via Linlithgow-Stirling-Alloa-Dunfermline (pm).


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