Up Scotland, Oct 2014
A quick trip North of the border.
Autumn yellows and reasonable weather the whole time. Less tourists festering
around by then too!
opted for the East Coast to head North for a change, 91020 with the 1100
Edinburgh at the Cross, 161014
The “Fife Circle”
still gives the Cardenrens of the kingdom a proper train. 67009 back at Waverly
with the 1815 ex Glenrothes 161014
stabled in the bay at the ast end of Waverly, 161014
right away for 67011 at Rannoch with the 0450 Edinburgh-Fort William sleeper portion
of browns and yellows over Rannoch Moor as 67011 heads North, 171014
about to darken the skies of Charlie’s Bridge, Fort William with the 1015 to
at Fort William prior to working 1M16 1950 Fort William - Edinburgh portion on
171014. This portion now calls at Queen St low level and also offers loco haulage
mileage along the Aidrie-Bathgate-Edinburgh Waverly line
approaches Tyndrum Lower with the 0804 Glasgow - Oban on 181014. The “Tyndrum
leap” is part of railway folklore, a feature to follow.
the booked seagull upfront, 156492 awaits departure time at Mallaig with the
1815 to Fort William, 181014
tailing with 57314 up front with a return Statesman Rail weekender to High Wycombe at a
soggy Fort William 191014
and 158703 with the 1754 Inverness- Wick/Kyle at Dingwall. An evening leap to
Dingwall is a must to rake in the Highlands finest chippie, shame its shut on
Mondays like today, 201014!
Crianlarich. Back on 250185 with snow all around heres 37111 on the 0840 Fort
William - Glasgow steaming nicely
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