Final clear-up from the derailment of the up Sleeper at Prestonpans in the early hours of 22 May 1980. Nine sleeper coaches had been derailed after a length of rail was placed across the track by a local youth, injuring 27 people and closing the ECML for 4 days. Blindwells opencast site stands in the background.
Company: North British Railway
Photographer: Bruce McCartney
Contact photographer: Bruce McCartney
Image number: 48684