Controlled explosions at Longannet power station [BBC News]





Date: 09/11/2018

There have been a series of controlled explosions at Longannet power station in Fife. The station was closed in 2016, bringing an end to coal-fired power production in Scotland.


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There have been a series of controlled explosions at Longannet, which closed in 2016.

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EWS 66083 hauls a coal train from Hunterston Import Terminal east along the Forth under the Kincardine Bridge and out towards Longannet Point on 5 April 2008. On reaching Longannet power station it will discharge the first shipment of coal to arrive via the newly reopened rail link through Alloa.
Location: Longannet Power Station
Company: Kincardine Line (North British Railway)
05/04/2008 John Furnevel
EWS 66103 with a UK Railtours excursion from London Kings Cross pictured approaching Culross on 25 September with Longannet Power Station in the background.
Location: Culross
Company: Kincardine Line (North British Railway)
25/09/2008 Bill Roberton
A coal train arrives at Longannet Power station. The coal stockyard can be seen over to the left.
Location: Longannet Power Station
Company: Kincardine Line (North British Railway)
// Ewan Crawford