This shot of a Class 08 heading north through Belses station with a track recovery train is thought to have been taken during the period between the lifting of both tracks south of Belses on 29th May 1971 and north of Belses on 7th June 1971. Oliver Hudson, courtesy of Rae Montgomery. This photograph is from David Spaven's latest book Border Union Dream: the inside story of Britain's boldest railway preservation bid.

Location: Belses

Company: Edinburgh and Hawick Railway (North British Railway)

Photographer: Oliver Hudson

Make contact: Oliver Hudson

Date: 29/05/1971

Image number: 67747

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