14 Images released on Friday 17/05/2019

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Glen Douglas Halt: An MPV on a Fort William-Slateford move heads south by Loch Long on 10th May 2019.

West Highland Railway
Ewan Crawford [10/05/2019]


Farington: On Day 9 of the Steam Dreams 'The Highlands & Islands' railtour, B1 no. 61306 'Mayflower' hauls the final leg of the tour from Carnforth to Euston. In this side view of the loco it was moving quite slowly on the Up Fast at Farington, south of Preston following a similarly slow moving Pendolino.

North Union Railway
John McIntyre [17/05/2019]


Barton and Broughton: After touring Scotland B1 61306 remained in charge of the 'Steam Dreams' railtour and took the final leg from Carnforth to Euston. WCRC 47802 brought up the rear of the train, which is seen passing the St. Helier's footbridge approaching Barton & Broughton on 17th May 2019.

Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway
Mark Bartlett [17/05/2019]


Gainford Bridge: Just west of Gainford village there are two arched stone bridges crossing the upper reaches of the River Tees, in close proximity to each other as it winds it way to the east coast. These are on the former line between Darlngton and Barnard Castle. The easternmost bridge is Gainford Bridge with the westernmost one being West Tees Bridge. This view taken at the waters edge looking south in May 2019 shows two of the four arches of Gainford Bridge with the third arch mostly hidden by the low hanging tree branches.

Darlington and Barnard Castle Railway
David Pesterfield [06/05/2019]


North Berwick: It is Saturday 11 May 2019, and the 1451 service to Edinburgh hums out of North Berwick almost as quietly as it arrived. Turnaround here is pretty tight on Saturdays when the service is half-hourly. You do wonder why, if they can manage this on Saturday, the service is only hourly on Monday to Friday.

North Berwick Branch (North British Railway)
David Panton [11/05/2019]


Barton and Broughton: 47853 piloted Black 5 45231, in light steam, from Crewe to Carlisle on 17th May 2019. The two are seen from St. Helier's footbridge and had just passed 61306 and the 'Steam Dreams' railtour on the outskirts of Preston. 45231 was going north prior to working 'The Lakelander' from Carlisle to Carnforth via Workington the following day.

Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway
Mark Bartlett [17/05/2019]


Perth Princes Street: After a brief stop at Perth, 'The Aberdonian' railtour from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen behind Peppercorn A1 class no. 60163 'Tornado', gets under way again on 14th March 2019.

Dundee and Perth Railway
David Bosher [14/03/2019]


Haifa Central: The Dagon grain silo sits adjacent to Haifa Central railway station. It is huge, over 200' high with a capacity of 100,000 tons. It was built in 1953 and is visible all over the city of Haifa. Still in use today the grain arrives in ships, mainly from Russia and Ukraine, as seen here. Grain is distributed from Haifa by both road transport and rail and railway hopper wagons can be seen in the siding underneath. 29th March 2019.

Palestine Railways
Mark Bartlett [29/03/2019]


Ancaster: An EMT Class 156 DMU passes Ancaster with a service to Nottingham on 18 March 2011. On the right in a siding, disconnected from the mainline, is a ex LNER brake van.

Boston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway
John McIntyre [18/03/2011]


Dalmeny Junction: A Fife bound train passing Dalmeny Junction in the summer of 2008 on the climb up to the Forth Bridge. Dalmeny station can be seen in the centre background. The temporarily closed cycleway running off to the right under the stone arch bridge is the trackbed of the South Queensferry branch, first closed more than 40 years earlier.

Forth Bridge Railway
John Furnevel [26/06/2008]


Perth South Shed: B1 4-6-0 61306 Mayflower passes the site of Perth South shed, on the left, with a 'Steam Dreams' charter from Inverness to Fort William on 13 May 2019.

Scottish Central Railway
Bill Roberton [13/05/2019]


Aberdeen: Ex-GNSR D40 4-4-0 62274 Bennachie shunting at the north end of Aberdeen on 4 July 1950.

Denburn Valley Line (Great North of Scotland Railway)
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [04/07/1950]


Glenwhilly: Thanks to an unfortunate change of wind direction,the smoke from LNER B1 No.1264 and Black 5 No.44871 almost hides the coaches of 'The Great Britain XII'. Pictured between Barrhill and Glenwhilly on 2nd May 2019.

Girvan and Portpatrick Junction Railway
John Gray [02/05/2019]


Manchester Piccadilly: 142004, heading a service to Manchester Airport, departing from Manchester Piccadilly on 30th April 2016.

Manchester and Birmingham Railway
David Bosher [30/04/2016]