14 Images released on Wednesday 15/05/2019

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Craigendoran Junction: On the first leg of Day 7 of the Highlands and Islands Railtour from Fort William to Penrith 61306 Mayflower draws its train into the West Highland Loop at Craigendoran Junction. The train was top and tailed by the B1 and 37669 with the latter providing most of the power when the train was observed passing Ardmore Crossing around 40 minutes later.

West Highland Railway
Malcolm Chattwood [15/05/2019]


Dalmeny: Northbound 47 hauled train passing north through Dalmeny.

Forth Bridge Railway
Ewan Crawford [//1988]


Perth: Class 50 No. 409, and Class 24 No. 5125, stabled together in the holding sidings at Perth around 1970.

Scottish Central Railway
John Cumming [//1970]


Parkgate and Rawmarsh: The rear of an InterCity 125 HST standing at the former Parkgate & Rawmarsh station (closed 1968) between Sheffield & Swinton in the 1980s. The train is probably awaiting signals to cross through Aldwarke Junction on its way to Leeds or Doncaster. [Former long term mystery image - with thanks to Vic Smith]

North Midland Railway
Charlie Niven [//]


Hest Bank: The Seaforth to Mossend container service looks like a rail success story. When it started in 2018 loadings were initially very light [See image 64308] but this train on 7th May 2019 was completely full, as is now typical. 66119 approaches the level crossing at Hest Bank.

Lancaster and Carlisle Railway
Mark Bartlett [08/05/2019]


Newtonhill: The 'Great Britain XII' has the appearance of a ghost train as it runs through an east coast Haar at Newtonhill on its way to Aberdeen hauled by A4 Pacific No.60009 'Union of South Africa'.

Aberdeen Railway
John Gray [01/05/2019]


Newcraighall South Junction: A five coach Edinburgh bound train running north between Newcraighall South and Newcraighall North Junctions on Sunday 28 April 2019. In the background are the Millerhill freight lines and the junctions for the EMU depot.

Millerhill Deviation (Network Rail)
John Furnevel [28/04/2019]


Macduff: Ex-GNSR D40 4-4-0 no 62273 George Davidson approaching the coast near Macduff in the summer of 1951 with a train from Aberdeen.

Macduff Extension (Great North of Scotland Railway)
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [11/07/1951]


Dalmeny South Junction: A view south at Dalmeny South Junction in 2003 with the trackbed of the closed line to Ratho going off to the right. The open line is to Saughton Junction. The embankment of the oil depot is on the left.

South Queensferry Branch (Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway)
Ewan Crawford [28/12/2003]


Caledonian Road: Refurbished LUL 1973 stock train on a Piccadilly Line service to Cockfosters at Caledonian Road station, north London, on 29th August 2015. This is one of the original GNPBR stations of 1906; for many years the large tiled wall sign was covered up by advertising hoarding which has now, thankfully, been removed to reveal the sign again.

Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway
David Bosher [29/08/2015]


Glasgow Queen Street High Level: The old meets the new at Queen Street - and a capital example of design on top of one of the original roof support columns is now revealed at the realigned Dundas Street entrance.

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Colin McDonald [14/05/2019]


Kilbarchan: Fifty three years since passenger services ceased, and about fifty since the track was lifted, the twin bridges at the north end of Kilbarchan station still dominate the village. Seen here on 20th February 2019.

Kilbarchan Loop (Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Colin Miller [20/02/2019]


Donibristle Platform: 60009 Union of South Africa climbs Donibristle bank with the SRPS excursion from Linlithgow to Aberdeen on 5 May 2019.

Aberdour Line (North British Railway)
Bill Roberton [05/05/2019]


Oxford: 50003 Temeraire entering a snow covered Oxford station on a London bound, Cotswold Line, train in December 1981. Another Class 50 is in a siding behind the train.

Birmingham and Oxford Railway
Dave Bushell [/12/1981]