10 Images released on Friday 14/02/2020

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Hebden Bridge: A Northern service from York to Blackpool North approaches Hebden Bridge on 7th July 2016. 158903 passes the signal box and will soon arrive at the westbound platform, which is slightly staggered compared to the eastbound.

Manchester and Leeds Railway
John McIntyre [07/07/2016]


Lancaster: Almost at it is new home, ex Caledonian Sleeper contract, 86401 'Mons Meg', is seen passing Lancaster on 14 February 2020. Heading from Wembley to Carnforth (0M43) for it to start the next chapter in it is operating career, this time with WCRC.

Lancaster and Carlisle Railway
John McIntyre [14/02/2020]


Duddingston: The diverted 0708 Leeds - Aberdeen heads west along the Edinburgh South Suburban route through Duddingston on 28 December 2019, avoiding the engineering works at Haymarket East Junction.

Edinburgh, Suburban and Southside Junction Railway
John Furnevel [28/12/2019]


Belmont Junction [Harrogate]: View north west of the small Belmont crossing box on Forest Lane, Starbeck, between Starbeck and Knaresborough stations. The level crossing is a short distance from the location of the east junction for the triangle that connected with the former line that ran between Starbeck station and Pannel station on the Harrogate to Leeds line. The present line runs on the north to east chord of the triangle, although old maps indicate the northern junction was known as South Junction.

Leeds and Thirsk Railway
David Pesterfield [11/07/2019]


Clarkston East Junction: BR Standard 2-6-4 tank no 80047 photographed at Clarkston East Junction on 25 June 1964. The train is the 5.08pm from St Enoch, bound for East Kilbride.

Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [31/01/2020]


St Georges Cross [Subway]: St George's Cross Subway station seen on 11 January 2020. It looks like lining panels have been removed for some reason. I know this station had problems with damp in the past; I was once unable to use my camera because the lens steamed up. Yes, I know it, it should happen more often.

Glasgow District Subway
David Panton [11/01/2020]


Baillieston: 92043 returns the empty Edinburgh portion of the Lowland Sleeper to Polmadie in early February 2020. On that day the Lowland Sleeper had an uneventful run from Euston.

Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway
Colin McDonald [04/02/2020]


Turkey Street: Turkey Street station, in a residential area of Enfield, looking south on 1st January 2020. It was opened as Forty Hill by the GER on its new Churchbury Loop from Lower Edmonton (now Edmonton Green) to Cheshunt on 1st October 1891 and also with stations at Churchbury and Theobalds Grove. After the opening of a tramway to Waltham Cross along the parallel Hertford Road in 1904, this took a lot of the Loop's passenger traffic and it was closed on 1st October 1909. It reopened for four years during WWI for munitions workers at the factories on Hertford Road and this also included a new halt at Carterhatch Lane. After 1919, the line was little-used until it was suddenly reopened and electrified on 21st November 1960 as part of the north-east London electrification scheme that included the Enfield Town and Chingford lines. The three long disused stations were all reopened with Churchbury renamed Southbury (with the line being renamed the Southbury Loop) and Forty Hill renamed Turkey Street, only Theobalds Grove retaining its original name. However Carterhatch Lane was not reopened, despite much residential development in its catchment area since 1919.

Churchbury Loop (Great Eastern Railway)
David Bosher [01/01/2020]


Crossgates (Fife): Some relics of the mining industry, seen on the western outskirts of Crossgates on 11th November 2019

Dunfermline Branch (Edinburgh and Northern Railway)
Bill Roberton [11/11/2019]


Denver [Norfolk]: A service from Kings Lynn passes the former station at Denver in Norfolk on 21 February 2018 heading towards Cambridge.

East Anglian Railway
John McIntyre [21/02/2018]