GB Railfreight 66 705 Golden Jubilee on Thursday 2nd August 2018 hauling 6E70 the penultimate coal train from the Greenburn opencast site near New Cumnock where it was scheduled to leave at 1325. The train is about 35 minutes late and is shown on the Greenburn branch at the level crossing on Boig Road near Connel Park, New Cumnock. The crossing gates are being operated by two people, one from Network Rail and the other from Kier, the opencast mining company. The train then headed for Kilmarnock for the run round at the Long Lyes before travelling south to Cottam Power Station.
Location: Boig Road Level Crossing
Company: Afton Colliery Railway
Photographer: Douglas Blades
Contact photographer: Douglas Blades
Image number: 65021