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15 years ago today I was driving from Balerno (a suburb of Edinburgh) to Banavie in the Scottish Highlands and had decided to stop at as many railway stations as I could get away with before my wife got fed up with my antics! 😁 Curriehill, on the Shotts line, was first and after a … Continue reading “On This Day – Strathclyde PTE-liveried Multiple Units”
‘WARNING TO TRESPASSERS’August 2020 The London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) ceased to exist on 31 December 1947 when it became part of the newly nationalised ‘British Railways’ so I was surprised to find this sign still in use in Lincolnshire last week. I’m not going to mention its exact location as I’d hate it … Continue reading “A relic of the LNER”
A couple of weeks ago I paid a (socially distanced) visit to the recently re-opened Ecclesbourne Valley Railway (EVR), treating myself (and the people in my ‘bubble’) to a ‘Bounce Back’ ticket. 33103 SWORDFISH couples onto the 13.20 to DuffieldWirksworth Station, August 2020 The EVR have chosen to operate a simple timetable of three return … Continue reading “Back in Business – The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway”
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