Lochs, and lakes, water

Introduction

By no means and exhaustive list of lochs and lakes, this is a list of bodies of water near railways.




Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Aberdeen^s harbour lies on its east side. The harbour was built around the entry of the River Dee into the sea.
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After several ^no shows^, Waverley is seen leaving Ayr on the 9th of August.
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Colin Miller 09/08/2017
Coal is still exported from Ayr in 2020 - but unfortunately it all arrives at the dock by road. This ship is the ^Bimi^, loading for Kopervik in ...
Colin Miller 17/07/2019
PS Waverley has finally reached Ayr for the first time after no show on four scheduled calls. Arrived yesterday evening and now setting off 9/7 for ...
Colin Miller 09/07/2017
Brand new D2435 shunting at Ayr Harbour around 1960. ...
Bill Hamilton //1960
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Carron Dock (originally New Dock) was opened in 1883 by the Caledonian Railway to the south of Grangemouth Old Dock, with which there was a connection, and continued east to join the River Carron. This was a ship dock with a large entry lock, rather than a dock for canal sized vessels. The Caledonian were the new owners of the Grangemouth Railway and its former owner the [[Forth and ...

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Grangemouth Railway (Forth and Clyde Canal)
Disused and partly lifted lines serving the south side of Carron Dock, Grangemouth in 1987. The dock was called New Dock, no longer appropriate when ...
Bill Roberton //1987
Long lens view along the overgrown trackbed of the line that once served Grangemouth docks, looking north from the A904 road bridge in 2008 see image ...
John Furnevel 23/09/2008
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Charlestown Harbour - view up the ^Roparee^ former tramway incline - believed to be the end of the 1799 extension of the Elgin Railway to Charlestown. ...
Mark Poustie 28/01/2017
Looking south east over Charlestown Harbour on 24 January with Rosyth Dockyard and the Forth Bridges in the background.  The 1894 re-aligned ^main ...
Mark Poustie 24/01/2010
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This reservoir is a feeder for the Union Canal. It came into North British Railway ownership when the railway took over the canal. Water, for locomotive use, was sold by the NB to the Caledonian Railway, the latter^s main line running down its western side.
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This reservoir, just north of Milngavie, provides drinking water for Glasgow. It is connected to Loch Katrine by a long distance pipeline, duplicating the existing pipeline which supplied the existing Mugdock Reservoir (directly to the west).
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The view south west looking to Ardrossan Harbour station with the east end of Eglinton Dock on the right. ...
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The Cruiser ^HMS Jamaica^ at anchor in the Gareloch in September 1959. ...
A Snapper (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 22/09/1959
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This is one of the principal docks in the port of Grangemouth, located towards its eastern end. It is chiefly involved in container traffic. The dock was opened in 1906, built on a site to the south of the course of the River Carron.
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The east quay of the Grange Dock in a view looking north taken during an escorted visit in 1997. The cranes seen here no longer exist. The Rosita ...
Ewan Crawford //1997
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Grangemouth Junction Dock (or Upper Dock) linked to the Forth and Clyde Canal at its west end, via a timber basin, and Grangemouth Old Dock at its ...
Ewan Crawford //2000
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Looking north from the Station Road bridge in 1987 along the course of a recently lifted part of the dock railway system. This was the original dock ...
Bill Roberton //1987
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MV Eigg, now the oldest vessel in the Calmac fleet and the last of the landing craft type ferries, seen moored at the Holy Loch Marina in ...
Mark Bartlett 23/10/2017
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View east across Kielder Water in November 2013, with the Kielder Ferry berthed in the foreground. The route of the Border Counties Railway ran ...
John Furnevel 04/11/2013
One of the coaches for use on the proposed Green Dragon railway displayed at Leaplish Waterside Park on Kielder Water in November 2007. Two ...
John Furnevel 06/11/2007
Proposed route of the Green Dragon narrow gauge railway at the northern end of Kielder Water which could see trains running once again over the ...
John Furnevel 06/11/2007
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PS Caledonia photographed in the Kyles of Bute on 22 August 1965. ...
G W Robin 22/08/1965
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Loch Awe is in Argyll, Scotland.
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A spring 1971 view from a Kyle-Inverness train skirting Loch Carron. ...
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) //1971
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View across Loch Lomond in September 1955 as PS Maid of the Loch passes on an outing from Balloch Pier. ...
A Snapper (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 06/09/1955
The paddle steamer Maid of the Loch photographed on Loch Lomond in September 1955 on one of her regular trips out from Balloch Pier. ...
A Snapper (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 06/09/1955
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Photograph taken from the deck of TS Duchess of Hamilton cruising in Loch Long in September 1955. ...
A Snapper (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 14/09/1955
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This is an inland loch.
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A Network Rail landrover heads south alongside Loch Treig in 2013. This may have been to check on the condition of the derailed locomotive, about a ...
Ewan Crawford 12/02/2013
Black 5 plus Standard 5 climbing to Corrour by Loch Treig in May 1961. [Ref query 4203] ...
David Stewart 22/05/1961
The site of the landslip near Tulloch which led to the derailment on 28 June. View on 4 July looking down towards the railway with Loch Trieg beyond. ...
John Gray 04/07/2012
67004, still in EWS livery, passes GBRf 66734 ^The Eco Express^ in its green shroud. The class 66 is to be cut up on site. What must pass through ...
Ewan Crawford 12/02/2013
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A Network Rail landrover heads south alongside Loch Treig in 2013. This may have been to check on the condition of the derailed locomotive, about a ...
Ewan Crawford 12/02/2013
Black 5 plus Standard 5 climbing to Corrour by Loch Treig in May 1961. [Ref query 4203] ...
David Stewart 22/05/1961
The site of the landslip near Tulloch which led to the derailment on 28 June. View on 4 July looking down towards the railway with Loch Trieg beyond. ...
John Gray 04/07/2012
67004, still in EWS livery, passes GBRf 66734 ^The Eco Express^ in its green shroud. The class 66 is to be cut up on site. What must pass through ...
Ewan Crawford 12/02/2013
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Looking west over Loch Tulla ...
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Northbound above Loch Tulla in late 1991 on the way to Gorton. ...
Ewan Crawford //1991
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This dock was built for the export of coal. It had three coal hoists, one approached by rail from the south (on the west side), two approached from the north (one on the west side one at the north end) and a rail served quayside on the east side.
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Leven Extension Railway (Wemyss and Buckhaven Railway)
Kirkland Yard and Leven Dock to Methil Line Widening (North British Railway)
An isolated portion of embedded track at Methil Docks Gate 2 level crossing, seen on 26th September 2020. This spur led to a coal merchant at the ...
Bill Roberton 26/09/2020
Looking towards Methil Docks along the disused rail connection in 1994. ...
Bill Roberton //1994
Disused sidings at Methil Docks in 1989. ...
Bill Roberton //1989
Hopelessly out of date road sign still standing at Methil on 13 September 2008. Not only has the track long gone, but resurfacing has removed any ...
David Panton 13/09/2008
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The Methil docks are still in operation. They were principally built for the export of coal. A substantial network of railways and yards served the docks.
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This reservoir was opened just north of Milngavie in 1859 by Glasgow Corporation as part of a scheme to supply water to Glasgow from Loch Katrine.
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CalMac^s MV Lord of the Isles heads into Oban passing MV Isle of Mull heading out on the 16.00 sailing to Craignure port on Mull. ...
David Pesterfield 17/06/2013
Calmac Ferry MV Clansman arriving at Oban Pier in May 2016. ...
Gordon Steel 24/05/2016
The then recently-launched Calmac ship MV Claymore is seen leaving Oban bound for Castlebay and Lochboisdale in the summer of 1979. She was the ...
Charlie Niven //1979
Calmac MV Clansman approaching Oban from Mull in May 2016 ...
Gordon Steel 24/05/2016
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Arrivals at Portsmouth Harbour terminus, October 1981 see image 45034. ...
Colin Alexander 17/10/1981
View north east over Portsmouth Harbour station on 18 October 2013, seen from the Spinnaker Tower. ...
Peter Todd 18/10/2013
Looking over the terminus at Portsmouth Harbour on 18 October from the 2nd floor of the Spinnaker Tower. ...
Peter Todd 18/10/2013
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MV ^Gay Queen^ at her mooring in Rothesay Bay in 1988. PS ^Waverley^ is on the approach to Rothesay Pier. ...
Ewan Crawford //1988
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Looking across Talla from the east shore in 2005. Note the cobblestones lining the dam. ...
John Furnevel 30/11/2005
Talla - looking south over the reservoir in 2006. The trustees had a view over Talla from the boardroom at the Lodge - which, with the help of a glass ...
John Furnevel 01/02/2006
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Here is the formation of the narrow gauge railway used to construct and maintain the Torside reservoir. The view looks east. The Pennine way crosses ...
Alan Cormack 14/01/2018
Here is the formation of the narrow gauge railway used to construct and maintain the Torside reservoir. View looking west. The Pennine way crosses at ...
Alan Cormack 14/01/2018
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