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Cummertrees: The old station at Cummertrees, Dumfriesshire, photographed looking north west from the car park of the adjacent village hall in May 2008. On the left of the picture the ex-G&SW main line can be seen heading for Dumfries, while the town of Annan lies 3 miles off to the right. Cummertrees lost its passenger service in 1955.

Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway
John Furnevel [21/05/2008]


Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal: A landslip at Kilsby led to a Northbound closure of the WCML from 27th January 2021, and diversions via Northampton. On 9th February this bright red Voyager contrasts vividly with the surrounding (inevitably short-lived) snow. Beyond the fence, 66004 heads for the Eddie Stobart sidings to do some shunting.

Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (Network Rail)
Ken Strachan [09/02/2021]


Clydebank: Clydebank station building in Strathcylde Transport colour scheme seen in March 1998. Was this ever a good look?

Clydebank to Dalmuir (North British Railway)
David Panton [17/03/1998]


Bishopbriggs: A Class 156 from Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston calls at Bishopbriggs in June 1997. Around this time there was a crush-relieving service from Queen Street to Bishopbriggs only; this was both ScotRail's sole non-stop service and its shortest.

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
David Panton [17/06/1997]


Burghlee Ground Frame: End of the line. Burghlee ground frame location in the 1990s after lifting of the Bilston Glen Colliery approaches. This view looking south to the colliery site.

Edinburgh, Loanhead and Roslin Railway
Bill Roberton [//1990]


Kilmacolm: BR Standard class 4 2-6-0 no 76090 leaving Kilmacolm with a down (westbound) passenger train in November 1958.

Greenock and Ayrshire Railway
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [08/11/1958]


Ribblehead Viaduct: Ribblehead viaduct during blizzard from Network Rail compound - Feb 2021.

Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway)
Network Rail [/02/2021]


Motherwell Shed: Kingmoor Black 5 45228, simmering in the shed yard at Motherwell depot in January 1967.

Motherwell Deviation Line (Caledonian Railway)
Robin McGregor [18/01/1967]


Croy: 170408, with a second unit, on a service to Glasgow Queen Street calling at Croy on the evening of 25th July 2017.

Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
David Bosher [25/07/2017]