Crawford Engineering workings 22.4.17

April 22, 2017 - Engineering works were taking place on the West Coast Mainline at 2 Scottish locations today, these were Lockerbie and A...
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73967 at Arrochar and Tarbet 17.4.17

April 17, 2017 - The Caledonian Sleeper Edinburgh Waverley - Fort William Portion has been in the hands of one of GBRF's pool of 6 Caledo...
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37421 tnt 37057 today

April 13, 2017 - Colas liveried 37421 top and tailed with BR Green liveried 37057 were out and about today working 1Q75 Mossend - Mossend...
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37421 and 37057 at Carstairs 12.4.17

April 12, 2017 - Colas liveried 37421 top and tailed with BR Green Liveried 37057 seen approaching Carstairs South Junction with 1Q74 Car...
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Collection of 47813 and 37601 in pictures

April 11, 2017 - Rail Operations Group sent DCR liveried 56303 to Carlisle today (11.4.17) to collect ex DRS locos 37601 and 47813. 37601...
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Carlisle 11.4.17

April 11, 2017 - I went back to Carlisle today for the last time over the Easter Holidays. After a very quiet start (with no freight or l...
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Class 68 and 88 names

April 10, 2017 - Class 68 and 88 names 68001 'Evolution' 68002 'Intrepid' 68003 'Astute' 68004 'Rapid' 68005 'Defiant' 68006 'Darin...
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New livery for TPE Class 350's

April 10, 2017 - The Transpennine liveried class 350/4's are beginning to be revynaled in First Transpennine Express's new livery. 350402...
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88's at Kingmoor 10.4.17

April 10, 2017 - Since I visited the Nature Reserve at Kingmoor last week, a shunt has taken place, with 68026 and 027 having been moved,...
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Carlisle 10.4.17

April 10, 2017 - I decided to visit Carlisle again today to catch the Colas Test Train, operating with top and tailed Colas 67's. Here ar...
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37603 in store

April 09, 2017 - 37603 has been stored with worn wheelsets. The loco was transferred to Derby from Crewe during the week as it will now b...
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47813 and 37601 at Carlisle

April 08, 2017 - ex DRS locomotives 47813 and 37601 are stabled in Carlisle High Wapping Sidings awaiting collection by their new owners.
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Strathclyde Daytripper 7.4.17

April 07, 2017 - I had planned to go back to Carlisle again today to travel on the loco hauled Cumbrian coast set, however I slept in and...
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37405 Cumbrian Coast debut

April 06, 2017 - 37405 made its debut on the Cumbrian Coast line yesterday (5.4.17). 405, which is usually allocated to the Anglian loco...
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Carlisle 6.4.17

April 06, 2017 - I decided to go back to Carlisle today as 88002 was running again today, this time with 68025 and a trainload of loaded...
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68's and 88's at Carlisle Kingmoor 5.4.17

April 05, 2017 - I stopped off at Kingmoor on my way home from Carlisle to see if I could spot any of the new 68's and 88's and wasn't di...
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Visit to Carlisle 5.4.17

April 05, 2017 - I decided to head down to Carlisle for the day today, to catch 88002 on it's test run. Carlisle was very quiet freight w...
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90040 at Carstairs

April 04, 2017 - Tonight I saw 90040 heading south from Carstairs towards Float Viaduct with 6V15 Mossend - Didcot empty car wagons
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Boness 4.4.17

April 04, 2017 - Spotted at Boness today 303032 37261
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15000 visitors

April 03, 2017 - Thank you to everyone who has visited this blog or http://scottishtrains.zenfolio.com/. The site has now reached 15,000...
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Greenfaulds 3.4.17

April 03, 2017 - An early finish today meant that I could visit Greenfaulds for an hour! Todays Sightings were: 318252 on a Cumbernauld...
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Most of my Photographs and sightings are from my favourite locations in the Lanarkshire area, including

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  • Float Viaduct
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