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DRS Liveried 20302+20305 at Bo'ness 26.11.21

November 28, 2021 - I was late in leaving work on Friday (3pm is late for a Friday!) which meant I didn't have time to go very far before da...
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66302 at Coatbridge Central 9.9.20

January 17, 2021 - DRS liveried 66302 passes through Coatbridge Central with 4D47 66302 Inverness - Mossend Containers 9.9.20
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37423 tnt 37402 at Greenfaulds 5.9.20

January 17, 2021 - 37423 tnt 37402 DRS liveried 37423 top and tailed with BR Large Logo liveried 37402 approach Greenfaulds with 1Q77 Mosse...
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Convoy at Crawford 4.8.20

January 16, 2021 - A southbound convoy of 37038+37424+57311 and DBSO 9710 approach Crawford with 5Z37 Bo'ness Ground frame - Carlisle Kingm...
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DRS Convoy at Carstairs, Polmont and Manuel 17.4.20

July 19, 2020 - A DRS convoy consisting of 37038+20302+20305+37424+37403 approaches Carstairs with 0Z20 Carlisle Kingmoor - Bo'ness ligh...
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37419 tnt 37402 at Lanark

July 19, 2020 - Intercity liveried 37419 'Carl Haviland' top and tailed with BR Large Logo liveried 37402 'Stephen Middlemore' arrive at...
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57003+57011 at Manuel 2.7.20

July 18, 2020 - Having arrived at Manuel on the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway from Carlisle, DRS liveried 57003+57011 with DBSO 9710 in tow,...
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37218 tnt 37259 at Holytown 8.8.19

August 11, 2019 - DRS liveried 37218 and 37259 top and tail the Network Rail PLPR Test train through Holytown whilst working 1Q75 Mossend...
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68007 at Hartwood 6.8.19

August 06, 2019 - Scotrail Saltire liveried 68007 'Valiant' passes through Hartwood with a mixed rake of Saltire and DRS liveried Mark 2's...
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Class 37's galore! 15.6.19

June 15, 2019 - It was class 37's galore in the Lanarkshire area on 15th June with no fewer than 5 different class 37's seen in the spac...
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37025+37402 at Shotts 27.5.19

May 28, 2019 - BR Large Logo liveried 37025 + 37402 pass through Shotts with North East Railtour's 1Z37 Newcastle - Oban tour 27.5.19
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37218 top and tailed with 37038 at Lanark 16.5.19

May 21, 2019 - DRS Liveried 37218 top and tailed with 37038 seen just after arrival at Lanark with 1Q75 Mossend - Mossend via Lanark Ne...
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Gourock Growler Railtour 27.4.19

April 28, 2019 - The Branch Line Society operated a railtour from Crewe to Gourock and return on Saturday 27th April. The 'Gourock Growle...
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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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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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37059 top and tailed with 37218 at Carluke 21.2.19

February 21, 2019 - In recent months, the Network Rail PLPR test train has been operated by DRS class 37's instead of Colas. On 21st Februa...
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37407 and Caroline at Carstairs 5.10.18

October 07, 2018 - BR Large Logo liveried 37407 and observation coach 'Caroline' waits at Carstairs platform 1 with 5Z03 Edinburgh Waverley...
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37405 and Caroline at Coatbridge Central 9.8.18

August 10, 2018 - 37405 and observation coach 'Caroline' approach Coatbridge Central with 2Z02 Perth - Carlisle via the Glasgow and South...
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37403 top and tailed with 37025 at Dalmeny 2.6.18

June 02, 2018 - During Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd June, the SRPS operated a 'Routes and Branches' tour, which took in a number of diffe...
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Freight at Carstairs 6.4.18

April 06, 2018 - 37175 top and tailed with 37099 pass through Carstairs with 1Z18 Mossend - Derby Network Rail Test Train 6.4.18 57303 w...
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Carstairs and Cartland Freight 5.4.18

April 06, 2018 - 66078 approaches Cartland with 4S99 Tees Dock - Mossend 5.4.18 60026 approaches Carstairs with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemou...
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Busy 40 minutes at Carstairs 4.4.18

April 04, 2018 - 66078 approaches a snowy Carstairs with 4E99 Mossend - Tees Dock containers 4.4.18 68006 approaches Carstairs with the...
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Carstairs Diversions and Dalmeny HST's 3.4.18

April 04, 2018 - Over this week, the Shotts line is closed for engineering works, meaning that the freight and the Fife Circle ECS workin...
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Jacobite ECS at Gartcosh 28.3.18

March 28, 2018 - Photo Working 318258 approaches Gartcosh with 2V39 Cumbernauld - Dumbarton Central 28.3.18 156462 arrives at Gartcosh...
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Test train and Driver Training at Carstairs 27.3.18

March 27, 2018 - An extremely busy 30 minutes at Carstairs today threw up a couple of interesting workings, mainly the Network Rail PLPR...
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WCML tours, freight and engineers 24.3.18

March 24, 2018 - 47826 tnt 57313 approaches Carstairs South Junction with 1Z43 Peterborough - Edinburgh Waverley 'The Settle and Carlisle...
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Camelon and Larbert 17.3.18

March 17, 2018 - Camelon In the middle of a snow shower, 60021 approaches Camelon with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemouth tanks 170396 pauses a...
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88001 at a Snowy Carstairs 28.12.17

December 28, 2017 - Float Viaduct just south of Carstairs is a nice location for photos at any time of the year, however, when it has been s...
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Holytown and Bo'ness 17.10.17

October 17, 2017 - My sightings from today Holytown 68004 passes through Holytown with 5G02 Edinburgh Waverley - Motherwell TMD Fife Circ...
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Lanarkshire Freight 16.10.17

October 16, 2017 - My sightings from today Camelon 68006 passes through Camelon with 5K19 Edinburgh Waverley to Motherwell TMD ECS workin...
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East Coast Diverts at Crawford 16.9.17

September 16, 2017 - Today was day 1 of the East Coast Diverts via the Tyne Valley, Carlisle and the West Coast Main Line to Carstairs South...
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Camelon Freight 19.8.17

August 20, 2017 - 70804 approaches Camelon with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemouth tanks 170472 at Camelon with 2P38 Dunblane - Edinburgh Waverle...
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30 minutes at Carstairs 18.8.17

August 18, 2017 - 380112 arrives at Carstairs with 1D59 Edinburgh Waverley - Glasgow Central 3250xx+0xx+014 head south through Carstairs...
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68's at Bo'ness 12.8.17

August 12, 2017 - 12th August saw 68027 and 68003 reach Bo'ness to become the first of the class to visit the heritage line. They were sta...
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30 minutes at Camelon 12.8.17

August 12, 2017 - 170396 arrives at Camelon with 2P37 Edinburgh Waverley - Dunblane 170478 departs Camelon with 2P38 Dunblane - Edinburgh...
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Carstairs 66's 11.8.17

August 11, 2017 - 66432 top and tailed with 66430 were seen this afternoon waiting in the down goods loop at Carstairs with 6Z18 Carlisle...
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Bo'ness 37's 11.8.17

August 11, 2017 - I had a quick visit to Bo'ness this afternoon and saw a line up of class 37's in the Diesel Yard! One of Bo'ness' resid...
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37602+37609 at Camelon 10.8.17

August 10, 2017 - On Saturday the Northern Belle is visiting Oban. Due to Route Availability, traction that can be used on the Oban line i...
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Colas Test Train 2.8.17

August 02, 2017 - I headed out this afternoon to catch the Colas test train. My intention was to catch it at Carstairs South Junction. I...
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Bonus afternoon of spotting 25.7.17

July 25, 2017 - An unexpected early finish led to an afternoon of spotting! I wasnt expecting to get out spotting today but an unexpect...
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Carstairs Freight 24.7.17

July 24, 2017 - I spent 30 minutes at a gloriously sunny Carstairs and caught 3 freights in that time! Here are my sightings: 88007 hea...
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Carlisle 22.7.17

July 23, 2017 - Sightings from Carlisle Station 22.7.17 2.45pm - 5.10pm 156490 + 156492 156483 arrives at Carlisle with 2C33 Lancaster...
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DRS Open Day at Carlisle 22.7.17

July 23, 2017 - I went to Carlisle for the DRS depot open day in Carlisle. It was a great day out, even if the weather didn't play ball...
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88002 at Holytown 27.6.17

June 27, 2017 - 88002 passes through Holytown with 4M48 Mossend - Daventry Tesco Containers 27.6.17
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Greenfaulds 16.6.17

June 16, 2017 - 320413+318258 depart Greenfaulds with 2C38 Milngaive - Cumbernauld 320308 arrives at Greenfaulds with 2V54 Dumbarton Ce...
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Busy spell at Carluke 13.6.17

June 13, 2017 - 2 freights in opposite directions in 1 minute at Carluke Freightliner liveried 90016+90044 passes through Carluke with...
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Greenfaulds 10.6.17

June 13, 2017 - 68002 passes through Holytown with 0Z11 Carlisle Kingmoor - Motherwell TMD light engine move 10.6.17
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Camelon 3.6.17

June 03, 2017 - I headed to Camelon today, my intention was to catch the Dalston tanks and the Aberdeen containers. The Dalston Tanks, h...
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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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