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The Scottish Greens have proposed billion-pound plans to build a rail crossing under the Firth of Forth which would 'substantially' cut journey times north.
(Permalink) Forth Tunnel Fraserburgh Peterhead Westhill

Peterhead: View over the buffer stops at Peterhead on 24 May 1969 showing D5323 at the platform with the Formartine and Buchan Railtour preparing to return to Aberdeen.
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 24/05/1969

Fraserburgh: The very last goods train at Fraserburgh on the 5th October 1979. Jim Morrison, one-time signalman at Fraserburgh, and latterly railwayman at Maud is pointing out something of interest to the driver of 27020. The location of the long since demolished signal box perhaps?
John Williamson 05/10/1979

Politicians calling for the extension of a north-east rail line have had their hopes of success raised after being offered encouragement by the Scottish Government's transport chief.
(Permalink) Banff Ellon Fraserburgh Peterhead

Ellon: Photostop at Ellon on a railtour in the 1970s.
Ian Dinmore //

Fraserburgh: D6141 stands ready to leave Fraserburgh with the 3.15pm train for Aberdeen on 2 September 1963.
K A Gray 02/09/1963

Peterhead: D5323 prepares to take the Formartine and Buchan Railtour out of Peterhead on 24 May 1969. Passenger services were withdrawn in 1965, although freight operations at the busy fishing port continued for a further 5 years. Nothing of the railway remains here today, with the site now occupied by Peterhead Academy see image [[17391]].
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) 24/05/1969

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