Riccarton Junction

Scene at Riccarton Junction on 5 June 1965 with A4 Pacific no 60027 Merlin at the head of a Scottish Locomotive Preservation Fund special. The train had originated in Edinburgh and travelled via the ECML and the N&C to Carlisle behind A3 no 60052 Prince Palatine see image 21304. The A3 had unfortunately failed at Carlisle and 60027 had been hurriedly commandeered to take over for the journey back to Edinburgh via the Waverley route.

Location: Riccarton Junction

Company: Border Union Railway (North British Railway)

Photographer: Bruce McCartney

Contact photographer: Bruce McCartney

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Date: 05/06/1965

Image number: 30944


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