314206 on Lanark service 10.4.15

April 12, 2015 - On Friday 10th April, 314206 worked the 18.51 Lanark - Glasgow Central service, covering for a class 380. This is the fi...
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Holytown and Hartwood 8-9.4.15

April 11, 2015 - 68004 and a set of Scotrail liveried Mark 2 carriages heads east through Holytown with 5G13 Motherwell TMD - Edinburgh W...
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Carlisle 28.3.15

April 11, 2015 - Carlisle Kingmoor 57305 in Northern Belle Livery seen stabled at Carlisle Kingmoor The cab of 68006 in Scotrail Sa...
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Hartwood and Crawford 7 and 14.3.15

April 11, 2015 - Hartwood 7.3.15 66107 passes through Hartwood with 6E69 Georgemas Junction - Hartlepool empty pipe train Carluke 8...
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A few photos from different locations 25-2 -1.3.15

April 11, 2015 - 25.2.15 Dalmeny 68004 5Z68 Motherwell TMD - Motherwell TMD via the Fife Circle 27.2.15 Greenfaulds 66250...
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Holytown, Coatbridge and Cartland 14.2.15

April 11, 2015 - Some photos from today Holytown 68003 4S43 Daventry - Mossend Stobart Containers Coatbridge Central 66735 6S45...
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Crawford 13.2.15

April 11, 2015 - A day out at Carlisle 13.2.15 57311 'Thunderbird' 156490 Carlisle - Barrow 68003 4S43 Daventry - Mossend Stobart Co...
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68004+007 at Carluke 8.2.15

April 11, 2015 - In the past week, double headed 68's have been working on both the 4S43 Daventry - Mossend and 4M48 return Stobart Conta...
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Carstairs 6.2.15

April 11, 2015 - A few photos from Carstairs from today 3504xx+3504xx Manchester Airport - Edinburgh Waverley unidentified 390 London...
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97301 at Bargeddie 5.2.15

April 11, 2015 - 97301 heads east through Bargeddie with 1Q22 Falkland Yard - Mossend Yard 5.2.15
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A few locations 24.1.15

April 11, 2015 - Some photos taken today Hartwood 66105 6E69 Georgemas Junction - Hartlepool empty pipes Greenfoot Loop 37425...
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Carluke, Carstairs and Hartwood 7 - 10.1.15

April 11, 2015 - Some photos from the last few days Carluke 7.1.15 66126 6E30 Dalziel - Lackenby empty steel Unidentified 390 14.0...
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37605+68002 at Holytown 5.1.15

April 11, 2015 - I saw 37605 with 68002 dead in tow heading south through Holytown with 0Z38 Grangemouth - Carlisle Kingmoor loco move ea...
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66712 at Float 30.12.14

April 11, 2015 - Here is GBRF's 66712 approaching Carstairs South Junction in the setting sun on 30.12.14 with 6S50 Carlisle Yard - Mille...
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Boness 29.12.14

April 11, 2015 - Some photographs from this weekend's excellent Diesel Gala at Boness over the weekend, including Colas's 56105 and 66849...
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45170 at Boness 16.11.14

April 11, 2015 - LMS Stanier 8F 45170 was built in 1942 as one of the 25 locomotives sold to the Turkish State Railway during the 2nd Wor...
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A week of photos 20-25.10.14

April 11, 2015 - Here are my photos from the week of 20th - 25th October 20.10.14 Crawford 66422 0Z23 Carlisle Kingmoor - Slatef...
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Float and Carluke 18-19.10.14

April 11, 2015 - 18.10.14 43296 + 43313 Newcastle - Edinburgh 66232 4M16 Grangemouth - Daventry Intermodal 19.10.14 Carluke 57314...
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West coast Freights and HST Diversions 4.10.15

April 11, 2015 - Some freight and a Diverted East Coast HST seen today and more Crawford 92037 4S43 Daventry - Mossend Stobart Contai...
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Blackpool Trams 26-30.9.14

April 11, 2015 - I spent the weekend in Blackpool and luckily not only was the weather great but also Balloon 701 was being officially la...
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68014 at Greenfaulds 23.9.14

April 11, 2015 - http://scottishtrain....4377#h36394377 The first of the Unbranded Chiltern liveried class 68s to run in Scotland, 680...
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Float Viaduct 21.9.14

April 11, 2015 - Some photos from 20 minutes around Float Viaduct just south of Carstairs Junction. 92037 4S43 Daventry - Mossend Stob...
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61994 at Carstairs 19.9.14

April 11, 2015 - 61994 'Great Marquess' was seen at Carstairs earlier today with 1Z56 Preston - Glasgow Central 'The West Highlander'. He...
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Compass Railtour to York 16.9.14

April 11, 2015 - On Saturday I went on the Perth - York Compass Railtour. Here are my photos from the trip. Wishaw 47804 tnt 47245...
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37703 running night at Boness 6.9.14

April 11, 2015 - I went up to Boness for the running night to mark 37703's debut on the passenger service at Boness. 37703 was leading...
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68006 at Gain Road 18.8.14

April 11, 2015 - 68006 is seen passing through Gain Road near Cumbernauld with 4D47 Inverness - Mossend http://scottishtrain...b799c#h...
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68005 at Coatbridge Central 9.8.14

April 11, 2015 - I saw 68005 again today at Coatbridge Central on 4D47 Inverness - Mossend, though typically the sun vanished as it appro...
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37425 at Magiscroft 8.8.14

April 11, 2015 - 37425 3Z18 Carlisle Wapping - Inverness Test Train passing Magiscroft
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68005 at Gain Road 7.8.14

April 11, 2015 - My first sighting of a Class 68 on the Main Line, 68005 is seen working 4D47 Inverness - Mossend Intermodal past Gain Ro...
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Carlisle 23.7.14

April 11, 2015 - Some photos from Carlisle taken on 23.7.14 Kingmoor 47832 with its Northern Belle Livery painted out 47802 Car...
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Boness 22.7.14

April 11, 2015 - Here is 37025 at Boness, it is currently having work done to allow it to operate Railtours on Network Rail lines http://...
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37 and 20 combo at Float and 2x37 at Hartwood 8.7.14

April 11, 2015 - 37606 top and tailed with 20304 at Float with 6M50 Torness - Sellafield Nuclear Flasks 37602+37259 and Autoballas...
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Top and Tailed 67's at Polmont 7.7.14

April 11, 2015 - 67025 top and tailed 67030 pass through Polmont with 1Q01 Heaton - Derby via Glasgow Queen Street Network Rail Test Trai...
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Camelon and Boness 3.7.14

April 11, 2015 - 97304 seen passing through Camelon with 0Z03 Inverness - Derby RTC route learner Other Sightings - Camelon 156499...
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Greenfaulds 2.7.14

April 11, 2015 - 37610+37259 seen heading south through Greenfaulds with Autoballasters on 6K41 Achnasheen to Millerhill engineering work...
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Float 1.7.14

April 11, 2015 - Here is 37218 in the new DRS livery at Float Viaduct near Carstairs as part of 6M50 Torness - Sellafield Nuclear Flasks...
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Crawford 28.6.14

April 11, 2015 - Some shots from between Abington and Crawford on the WCML 92041 1Z66 Stockport - Edinburgh 'Retro Railtours' 390047...
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68003 at Motherwell 26.6.14

April 11, 2015 - Not the best of photos but here is DRS's new class 68, 68003 stabled at Motherwell TMD, seen from the B&Q carpark 26.6.1...
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Camelon, Greenfaulds and Coatbridge Central 22.6.14

April 11, 2015 - Camelon 158712 Edinburgh - Dunblane 66421 4Z40 Grangemouth - Motherwell TMD empty flats 158740+158728 Edinburgh - D...
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Blackpool Trams 30.5.14-2.6.14

April 11, 2015 - Some photos from the Blackool Tramway 30.5.14 - 2.6.14 http://scottishtrain....com/p390461326
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Abington Engineers 25.5.14

April 11, 2015 - Some photos of Engineer workings at Abington today 66585 tnt 66304 6K32 Carstairs South - Millerhill engineering 6...
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Greenfaulds and Hartwood 19.5.14

April 11, 2015 - Some photos from today Greenfaulds (2nd day of EMUS working on Cumbernauld - Dalmuir Service) 334027 Cumbernauld -...
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Coatbridge Central and Hartwood 17.5.14

April 11, 2015 - Coatbridge Central 158871 Cumbernauld - Motherwell 44871+45407 1Z78 Fort William - Metrocentre Catherdrals Explorer...
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Test train at Larbert 11.5.14

April 11, 2015 - 37419 passing through Larbert with 1Q13 Craigentinny - Inverness Network Rail Test Train 11.5.14 http://scottishtrain...
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some shots from different locations 2.5.14

April 11, 2015 - Some Photos from today Coatbridge 44871 tnt 45407 5Z45 Cadder Yard - Bury ECS 86605+86637 0M11 Mossend - Coatbrid...
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Scots Guardsman at 29.4.14

April 11, 2015 - A couple of photos from Float Viaduct this afternoon of Scots Guardsman 2 x TPE liveried 350's on a Manchester Airpor...
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60009 at North queensferry 27.4.14

April 11, 2015 - 60009 'Union of South Africa' at North Queensferry with 1Z30 Linlithgow - Linlithgow SRPS Forth Circle tour
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60009 at Boness 26.4.15

April 11, 2015 - A couple of hours this afternoon saw alot of action with 60009 'Union of South Africa' being prepared for the SRPS Forth...
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60009 Union of South Africa at Carluke 24.4.14

April 11, 2015 - 60009 'Union of South Africa' seen passing through Carluke with 5Z10 Carlisle - Boness loco and support coach earlier th...
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37's galore at Carstairs and Auchengray 15.4.15

April 11, 2015 - A few photos from today including no fewer than 4 x 37s! Carstairs 92032 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend Departmental...
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37419 on Network Rail Test Train 14.4.14

April 11, 2015 - 37419 and a Network Rail Test train timed to operate at 30mph worked 3Q15 Carlisle Yard - Mossend via the GSW and Ayrshi...
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Deltic Aberdonian at Dalmeny 12.4.14

April 11, 2015 - 55002 passed through Dalmeny this evening with 1Z60 Aberdeen - York 'Deltic Aberdonian' Here is a photo of it 5502...
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Lanarkshire area 11.4.14

April 11, 2015 - Some photos taken on 11.4.14 Coatbridge Central 55022 6Z55 Glasgow Works - EG Steel (Hamilton) Newton 55022...
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Manchester Metrolink 10.4.14

April 09, 2015 - During a visit to Manchester on 10.4.14, I travelled around on the Metrolink system. Here are some of my photos Picad...
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Manchester and Crewe trains 10.4.14

April 09, 2015 - Some pictures from a day out in Manchester / Crewe Carlisle 66510 East Lancashire Railway 37109 Picture 1 Pi...
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Holytown and Boness 9.4.14

April 09, 2015 - Some Photos from Holytown and Boness from Wednesday Holytown 9701 tnt 37601 1Q13 Craigentinny - Craigentinny test...
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Beamish 8.4.14

April 09, 2015 - Some photos of the Trams at Beamish. Sunderland 101 (Ex Blackpool Balloon 703) and Blackpool Ex Towing Railcoach 280 (68...
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Greenfaulds 7.4.14

April 09, 2015 - Some photos from just over 1 hour at Greenfaulds on 7.4.14 66304 4N66 Coatbridge - Grangemouth containers 158720 Cum...
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Weekend sightings 3.4.14 - 6.4.14

April 09, 2015 - Friday - Edinburgh Tram 265 - Princes Street, St Andrews Square Video of 265 at Princes Street Edinburgh Waverl...
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37401 Running Day at Boness 22.3.14

April 09, 2015 - BR Blue Large Logo Liveried 37401 'Mary Queen of Scots' seen at Boness during the 37401 running day at Boness http://...
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Greenfaulds and Camelon 15.3.14

April 09, 2015 - Some photos from Greenfaulds and Camelon from today Greenfaulds 66070 6G07 Hunterston - Longannet Loaded Coal Cam...
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Carlisle and Greenfaulds 18.2.14

April 09, 2015 - I had a visit to Carlisle yesterday and a very short visit to the Eden Valley and Stainmore railways before stopping off...
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31190 at Carstairs 10.1.14

April 09, 2015 - Here is DCR Railways BR Green liveried 31190 at Carstairs earlier tonight with 6Z41 Taunton - Mossend Railvac Move Ph...
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87002 and 92010 on engineers 2.1.14

April 09, 2015 - Happy New Year to everyone. Continuing on from a pair of 86's operating on 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend (A GBRF worki...
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Uddingston and Holytown 31.12.13

April 09, 2015 - Whilst waiting for the train into Glasgow this morning at Uddingston, I saw the following 90029+90035 5B26 Polmodie -...
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Boness Diesel Gala 28 and 29.12.13

April 09, 2015 - This weekend was the Diesel Gala at Boness. Featuring were 26038 37175 - Making its final runs in preservation befor...
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DCR Rail's 56312 at Carstairs 23.12.13

April 09, 2015 - Here is DCR liveried 56312 stabled in the down goods loop at Carstairs earlier tonight with 6Z00 Derby - Mossend Pict...
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Edinburgh Waverley 22.12.13

April 09, 2015 - On way back from an over night at Edinburgh, my train was over 30 minutes late in arriving into Edinburgh Waverley, so m...
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Colourful lineup at Carstairs 20.12.13

April 09, 2015 - I went to Carstairs this afternoon to catch a very colourful lineup on 4X25 Carlisle Yard - Mossend containers. The cons...
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Abington and Camelon 30.11.13

April 09, 2015 - 47501 tnt 47832 heads north at Abington with 1Z47 Crewe - Edinburgh Northern Belle Between Crawford and Abington Pho...
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Holytown 22.11.13

April 09, 2015 - Some photos from an hour at a freezing cold Holytown unidentified RHTT vehicle passes through Holytown with 3S93 Slat...
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DBS 92 at Carluke 9.11.13

April 09, 2015 - 92015 passes through Carluke with 4M48 Mossend - Daventry Stobart Containers 10.11.13
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Diverted East Coast HST's at Crawford 9.11.13

April 09, 2015 - Diverted East Coast HST's seen between Abington and Crawford The diversions were via the Cobbinshaw line from Edinbur...
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Greenfaulds Freights 2.11.13

April 09, 2015 - 66011 heads south through a wet and Miserable Greenfaulds with 4R81 Longannet - Falkland Yard empty coal 2.11.13 66113...
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Deltic at Bargeddie 1.11.13

April 09, 2015 - 55022 coasts through Bargeddie with refurbished JNA wagons with 6Z56 Kilmarnock works - Mossend wagons Move 1.11.13 P...
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Ayrshire Freight 25.10.13

April 09, 2015 - Some photos of freight in Ayrshire from earlier today 66108 at Paisley Gilmour Street 6G05 Hunterston - Longannet loa...
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Carlisle 23.10.13

April 09, 2015 - Some photos and a visit from Carlisle from today 66168 Carlisle - Oxenholme light engine movement 66301 4M44 Mossend...
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Summerlee, Coatbridge Central and Holytown 12.10.13

April 09, 2015 - Some photos from Coatbridge, Summerlee and Holytown Photos include 66011, Dusseldorf 392 and 92002 on the intermodal...
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A few photos from a few different places 14.9.13

April 09, 2015 - Another shot of 55022 from earlier today at Croy also 92039 with 90035 and 90036 DIT at Uddingston heading to Moss...
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55022 Royal Scots Grey at Boness 13.9.13

April 09, 2015 - 55022 seen at Boness preparing to leave with 5Z23 Boness - Aberdeen with an ECS move for tomorrows SRPS tour from Inveru...
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Boness running night 24.8.13

April 09, 2015 - Some photos from the running night at Boness 56105 + 47643 top and tailed with 26038 on the rear approaching Boness...
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56105 at Greenfaulds 20.8.13

April 09, 2015 - The first time i've seen a Class 56 in Scotland! 56105 6N47 Prestwick Airport - Grangemouth Tankers
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DRS Open day at Carlisle Kingmoor 17.8.13

April 09, 2015 - Photos from the DRS Open Day at Carlisle http://scottishtrain....com/p538349660 Photos include Cable thieves liveried 5...
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Boness and Holytown 16.8.13

April 09, 2015 - some photos from Boness and Holytown yesterday http://scottishtrain...com/p1042329668
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Larbert and Magiscroft 10.8.13

April 09, 2015 - Larbert 57601 tnt 57314 1Z47 Stirling - Cambridge Magiscroft 158789 Motherwell - Cumbernauld 66103 6S36 Dalsto...
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Uddingston, Magiscroft and Holytown 9.8.13

April 09, 2015 - Uddingston 320318 Dalmuir - Motherwell 37609+37409 6M22 Hunterston - Sellafield Nuclear Flasks Magiscroft 1587...
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Most of my Photographs and sightings are from my favourite locations in the Lanarkshire area, including

  • Carstairs
  • Float Viaduct
  • Abington
  • Cartland
  • Hartwood
  • Greenfaulds
  • Holytown
  • Coatbridge Central
  • Auchengray
  • Carluke
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