Sun 28 June 2009

Day 10

Travel by private car from home to Croy, to arrive no later than 07:45
There are no car parking charges
This car park is operated by First ScotRail

08:01 Croy - Edinburgh Waverley
Operated by First ScotRail
This service was operated by 170433
This service arrives in Edinburgh Waverley at 08:49

08:50 Edinburgh Waverley - Newcastle
Operated by Cross Country
No seat reservation
Seat use Coach B Seat 17
The locomotives were 43285 and 43304
This service arrived in Newcastle at 10:16, 5 minutes early

10:30 Newcastle - London Kings Cross
Operated by National Express East Coast
Reservation Coach K Seat 29
There was a regular at-seat service of drinks
The locomotive was 91106
This service arrived in London Kings Cross at 13:34, 5 minutes early

14:00 London Kings Cross - Aberdeen
Operated by National Express East Coast
Reservation Coach M Seat 01
Seat used was Coach M Seat 27
There was no power to the sockets on one side of this coach for use with laptops and mobile phones
The locomotives were 43308 and 43319
This service arrived in Aberdeen at 21:17

21:42 Aberdeen - London Euston (sleeper) diverted via ECML
Operated by First ScotRail
Supplement £43.00
Reservation Coach B Berth 11
Breakfast was served at 08:00, having selected the hot panini option, and included tea, shortbread, and orange juice
The locomotive was 67009, replaced by 90021 at Edinburgh, with 67002 between Wembley and London Euston
This service arrived in London Euston at 08:51, 30 minutes early