10 Images released on Tuesday 03/12/2019

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Rowsley [2nd]: The Peak Rail turntable at Rowsley Shed came from Mold Junction but has been installed in the excavated pit of the original turntable and is fully operational. 7th May 2017.

Rowsley to Buxton Line (Midland Railway)
Mark Bartlett [07/05/2017]


Torrington Viaduct: Looking over Torrington Viaduct in February 2009. The route was closed to all rail traffic in 1982.

North Devon Clay Company Waggonway
Ian Dinmore [/02/2009]


Glasgow Central: 314209 waits for another departure from Glasgow Central on 22 November 2019. The days are numbered for the class with only a few units left in service but this was the first member of the class that I photographed whilst undergoing testing on the North Clyde lines some 40 years ago [See image 16490].

Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
John McIntyre [22/11/2019]


Giffnock: BR Standard class 3 2-6-0 no 77009 arriving at Giffnock on 20 June 1959 with a Busby - St Enoch train.

Busby Railway
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [20/06/1959]


Rectory Road: Rectory Road station, with replacement waiting shelters for the original Victorian structures, looking north on 31st August 2019. This station serves an area of residential streets in the southern part of the north London district of Stoke Newington, where I was born, and opened on 27th May 1872 with the first stage of the GER's new line from Bethnal Green as far as Stoke Newington and which was extended to Lower Edmonton (now Edmonton Green) and a junction with the ex-Eastern Counties Angel Road to Enfield line, on 27th July 1872.

Bethnal Green to Edmonton and Lea Valley Line (Great Eastern Railway)
David Bosher [31/08/2019]


Treherbert: Line end run round loop up ahead at Treherbert in February 2011. Overnight stabling siding entrance line on left, and platform line to right. Remarkably weed free.

Rhondda Valley Branches (Taff Vale Railway)
David Pesterfield [17/02/2011]


Garstang and Catterall: DRS 66302 appears to have been commandeered from RHTT duties to haul this late running Mossend to Daventry intermodal on 29th November 2019. The grubby loco powers through the site of Garstang and Catterall on a crisp sunny morning. To the right of the train the old station house can just be seen, and further right the Kenlis Arms, which was once the hotel for this rural station, over two miles from Garstang town centre.

Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway
Mark Bartlett [29/11/2019]


Saughton Junction: Saughton was still quite rural when the station closed in 1920/21. This road linking the station to Saughton was bypassed when the area was developed and is just about identifiable as the country lane it once was. The carriage entrance to the goods station can be seen in this view looking east on 13 April 2019.

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
David Panton [13/04/2019]


Torrington: The scene at Torrington in June 1984, a little under two years after the last clay train had passed through. By this time the weeds had taken hold although the track was still down and the former station building had been taken over and established as a Public House - The Puffing Billy. Track lifting had just started when this shot was taken - with the lifting squad working from Meeth north towards Barnstaple.

Torrington Extension (London and South Western Railway)
Ian Dinmore [/06/1984]


Farington Junction: A Class 40 waits on the curve from the East Lancs line at Farington Jct with an electric loco and freight train that is about to join the WCML and head south on 25 June 1976.

North Union Railway
John McIntyre [25/06/1976]