Overhauls for Balloons 704 and 706 at Blackpool

March 28, 2019 - Two excellent pieces of news have came from the Blackpool Tramway this week: The first is that the major overhaul of th...
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47501 and 47593 at Carstairs 25.3.19

March 25, 2019 - British Railways two toned green D1944 (47501) 'Craftsman' top and tailed with BR Large Logo liveried 47593 'Galloway Pr...
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90048+90047 at Carluke 24.3.19

March 24, 2019 - In a scene that could easily be from the 1990's, Freightliner Grey liveried 90048 and 90047 head south through Carluke i...
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Hartwood station transformation

March 22, 2019 - With electrification coming to the Shotts Line, a number of changes have been made to Hartwood station in the past year.
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Scotrail Class 365's withdrawn

March 22, 2019 - Week beginning 11th March saw the class 365 'Happy Trains' run their final services for Scotrail. The 365's were on loa...
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70812+56087 on Dalston Tanks 19.3.19

March 19, 2019 - Running double headed, Colas liveried 70812 and 56087 pass through Holytown with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemouth Oil takers 1...
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Possible further use for 314204?

March 16, 2019 - When 314204 was hauled to Glasgow Works on 13th March by 37884, it was expected that the set would be stripped for spare...
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37884 hauls 314204 to Glasgow Works 13.3.19

March 13, 2019 - On 13th March, 314204 became the third class 314 to be taken to Glasgow Works to be stripped for spares before scrapping...
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Hartlepool - Inverness pipe train at Holytown 12.3.19

March 12, 2019 - On 12th March, 66099 was seen passing through Holytown with 6X88, Hartlepool - Inverness pipe train. The pipes carried...
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6 Nations Rugby Charter at Carstairs Part 2 11.3.19

March 12, 2019 - The return working of the Pathfinder Welsh 6 Nations Rugby fans Charter heading to Carmarthen from Motherwell ran on 11t...
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Blackpool and Fleetwood 40 leaves Blackpool

March 11, 2019 - On 2nd March, Blackpool and Fleetwood Box Car 40 ran in Blackpool for the final time. It's loan spell in Blackpool is no...
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Busy spell at Carluke 9.3.19

March 09, 2019 - I nipped up to Carluke for around 40 minutes this afternoon and saw no fewer than 4 freights! DB red liveried 66192 a...
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6 Nations Rugby Charter at Carstairs 8.3.19

March 08, 2019 - Biannually, there is a Pathfinder Railtour running from Carmarthen in Wales to Wishaw / Motherwell via Edinburgh Waverle...
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314209 at Newton 8.3.19

March 08, 2019 - Scotrail Saltire liveried 314209 awaits departure from Newton with 2M75 13.19 to Glasgow Central via Maxwell Park
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Class 314's 1.3.19

March 01, 2019 - 314's seen between 12.00 and 13.15 today Shields 314201, 314206, 314210 Glasgow Central 314209: 12.12 to P...
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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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