Millburn Freight Yard survey carried out by Frank Roach on 6th August 2003
0500 JJA 15 Autoballasters stabled in road 5/4 3 FIA Flats stored road 6 0500 ScotRail to Aberdeen on East line 0540 4H44-66104 Safeway yard arr-6xVKA 9x Swaps 0557 ScotRail to Aberdeen on East line 0558 Georgemas portion to north headshunt (3x swaps 5x VKA) 0600 Loco stopped in headshunt 0601 Propelling on No 2 reception 0604 Georgemas portion onto mainline 0605 Georgemas portion forwards to Rose St curve 0610 37416 ex road 4 forward to East headshunt 0612 37 picks up Inverness Safeway/Thurso Building Supplies portion of 4H44 0612 Kinbrace timber arrives on mainline via Rose St. 66114 21xOTA 0614 ScotRail to Tain (Safeway held at Rose St) 0616 Kinbrace propels into yard 0618 ScotRail empty coaching stock (ecs) on mainline to East 0627 Kinbrace stopped in A road 0640 Safeway + VKA to Highland Haulage yard-Harbour branch 0648 ScotRail to Edinburgh on South line 0650 37 with VKA off Harbour 0658 VKA van placed on loading bank for Thurso Building Supplies 0700 37 away 0741 ScotRail to ex Elgin on East line 0755 GNER to London on South line 0839 ScotRail to Aberdeen on East line 0908 1Z30 Securicor parcels arrives yard 67019 plus 4 NIA 0912 Securicor commence run round on No 2 reception 0912 Sleepers through washer ecs 0915 67019 on No2 reception 0920 67019 Securicor from No 1 reception to terminal on A road 0922 Sleepers from washer via mainline to depot 0925 67019 arrives parcels terminal 0943 Sleeper loco on main line ex Station 67xxx 09xx Royal Scotsman ex Keith to Kyle via Rose Street 0945 ScotRail to ex Aberdeen on East line 0947 Sleeper loco into yard 1025 Kinbrace loco restarts 1025 ScotRail ex Glasgow on South line 1027 ScotRail ex Wick arrives Welsh's Bridge and reverses into Station 1037 6H41 Freightliner 66608 plus 20 x PCA arrives 1037 Kinbrace train waits in B road 1040 ScotRail to Edinburgh on South line 1041 Freightliner by stops in No 2 reception by hut 1041 Kinbrace propels back into Stone Road 1042 Kinbrace splits 1044 ScotRail to Aberdeen on East line 1046 Kinbrace train propels loaded wagons into timber siding leaving empties in Stone Road 1046 Freightliner runs round 1055 67019 plus parcels Securicor leaves terminal 1055 66608 propels cement in terminal 1059 67019 + empty parcels into East headshunt 1100 67019 plus empty parcels pick up VKA on loading bank (Thurso Building Supplies) 1103 67019 couples up VKA 1105 67019 places wagons in road 3
- Safeway empties picked up at Harbour forms 4D65 15.12 Class 67 hauled to Mossend along with empty parcels etc.
- Class 37 to Lairg and back to collect oil empties 6 - 8 TTA
- North Safeway empties & VKAs 4D66 12.03 Georgemas - Mossend through yard.
- 15.20 6B31 Freightliner empties away south
- Ballast train +6xJJA due out for nightshift
- Kinbrace outward 21 x OTA
- Class 67 to station for 20.40 sleeper south