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
Photographer: Bruce McCartney
Contact photographer: Bruce McCartney
Image number: 30944