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At 10:27, the sun is reflected off the front windows of St. Boswells South box, again photographed from Scottish Grand Tour No.6 on Saturday 4th January 1969. Although it had outlived the North box by almost three years, South box now only had less than twelve hours of life left, closing at 21:49 that same day once Brush Type 4 No. 1974 (it certainly had a busy day!) had left the St. Boswells South to Hawick South section on its way light engine to Carlisle to take over the 21:27 Manchester Exchange - Aberdeen newspaper train. For the remainder of the last weekend of the Waverley Route, Hawick South box would work through to Galashiels.
Bill Jamieson [04/01/1969]


Standard Class 2 2-6-0 no 78047 with the empty stock of the Kelso branch train at St Boswells in April 1962. [See image 31572]
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) [/04/1962]


Integrated rail transport, but not for much longer. Steam meets diesel at St Boswells on the station^s last day as a passenger junction, 13th June 1964. The footplate crew of the Standard Class 2 2-6-0 heading the 4.2 pm branch train to Kelso and Berwick (the last ever eastbound service) chat to the driver of the English Electric Type 4 hauling the 2.43 pm Edinburgh to Carlisle service.
Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven) [13/06/1964]
All photographs of St Boswells
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