A four-coach DMU from Edinburgh approaches Melrose on rugby Sevens day, Saturday 9th April 1965. The historic Melrose Abbey, dating from 1136, stands centre left directly above the rear of the train. Use of the more economical DMUs on the Waverley Route north of Hawick was restricted to weekend and seasonal workings.

Location: Melrose

Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)

Photographer: Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven)

Make contact: Frank Spaven Collection (Courtesy David Spaven)

Date: 09/04/1965

Image number: 37246

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