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Review of 2015

Following on from the 2014 review, I decided to do one for 2015 with some more of the rare and interesting moves I’ve seen during the year.

January

37605 +68002 at Holytown37605 +68002 at Holytown37605 with 68002 dead in tow heads south through Holytown with 0Z38 Grangemouth - Carlisle Kingmoor Loco move 5.1.15

Sometime during late December 2014, 68002 failed and was left at Grangemouth Container depot.   On 5th January, 37605 was sent to collect 68002 and return it to Kingmoor for repair.   37605 with 68002 dead in tow are seen heading south through Holytown with 0Z38 Grangemouth - Carlisle Kingmoor Loco move.

 

 

66126 at Carluke66126 at Carluke66126 heads south through Carluke with 6E30 Dalziel Steel - Lackenby empty steel 7.1.15

A regular working seen in the Carluke area is the return working for the Lackenby - Dalziel Steel works loaded steel working.   On 7th January, 66126 is seen heading south through Carluke with 6E30 Dalziel Steel - Lackenby empty steel working.

 

 

 

37688+37605 at Carluke37688+37605 at Carluke37688+37605 head south through Carluke with 6M22 Hunterston - Sellafield Nuclear Flasks 7.1.15

Another regular working and mostly operated by pairs of Class 37's, is the Hunterston - Sellafield flasks.   On 7th January, 37688+37605 are seen heading south through Carluke with 6M22 Hunterston - Sellafield Nuclear Flasks

 

 

 

66422 at Carluke66422 at Carluke66422 heads south through Carluke with 6K11 Glengarnock - Carlisle Yard engineering working 10.1.15

An engineering working now and on 10th January, 66422 is seen heading south through Carluke with 6K11 Glengarnock - Carlisle Yard engineering working

 

 

 

66105 at Hartwood66105 at Hartwood66105 waits at the red signal at Hartwood with 6E69 Georgemas Junction - Hartlepool empty pipe train 24.1.15

A working that isnt really seen very often up here is the Hartlepool - Georgemas Junction pipe train.   Seen in the snow on 24th January, 66105 waits at the red signal at Hartwood with 6E69 Georgemas Junction - Hartlepool empty pipe train

 

 

 

37425 at Greenfoot loop37425 at Greenfoot loop37425 waits in Greenfoot loop with 1Q75 Mossend - Inverness Test train 24.1.15
Greenfoot loop is a location south of Cumbernauld.   If you have a zoom lens, it is possible to stand on the pavement at the level crossing and take photos of trains stabled in the loop.   On 24th January,  37425 waits in Greenfoot loop with 1Q75 Mossend - Inverness Test train
 
 
 
 
 
February
 
 
97301 at Bargeddie97301 at Bargeddie97301 heads east through Bargeddie with 1Q22 Falkland Yard - Mossend Yard 5.2.15
On to 5th February and a class 97 heading east from Falkland Yard near Ayr on its way to Mossend via the Whifflet line.   97301 is seen heading east through Bargeddie with 1Q22 Falkland Yard - Mossend Yard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
66747 at Carstairs66747 at CarstairsGrey liveried new GBRF 66747 approaches Carstairs with 6S50 Carlisle Yard - Millerhill Departmental 6.2.15
 
Float Viaduct just to the south of Carstairs is a beautiful spot for taking photographs.   In a snowy scene on 6th February, one of GBRF's newest Class 66's in all over Grey livery, 66747 approaches Carstairs with 6S50 Carlisle Yard - Millerhill Departmental working
 
 
 
 
 
 
86638+86628 at Carstairs86638+86628 at Carstairs86638+86628 heads south from Carstairs with 4M74 Coatbridge - Crewe Basford Hall intermodal 6.2.15
 
On the same day and just 400 metres further down the line from the last photo, 86638+86628 heads south from Carstairs with 4M74 Coatbridge - Crewe Basford Hall intermodal
 
 
 
 
 
 
68004+68007 at Carluke68004+68007 at Carluke68004+68007 heads south through Carluke with 4M48 Mossend - Daventry Stobart intermodal 8.2.15
 
For a while in early 2015, pairs of Class 68's operated on 4S43 Daventry - Mossend Stobart Container working and the 4M48 return working.  On 8th February, 68004+68007 head south through Carluke with 4M48 Mossend - Daventry Stobart intermodal
 
 
 
 
 
66849 at Carlisle66849 at Carlisle66849 heads south with 6J37 Carlisle Yard - Chirk logs working 13.2.15
 
During 2015, the Chirk Logs changed from being hauled by Class 66's to Class 60's.   On 13th February, and before the changeover in traction, 66849 is seen heading south through Carlisle with 6J37 Carlisle Yard - Chirk logs working
 
 
 
 
 
 
92041 at Carlisle92041 at Carlisle92041 heads south past Carlisle with the extremely late running (4 hours) 4M25 Mossend - Daventry Intermodal 13.2.15
 
In mid 2015, DB Schenker limited its Class 92 workings to the south of England, with pairs of class 90's replacing them.   Also on 13th February, 92041 heads south through Carlisle with the extremely late running (4 hours late) 4M25 Mossend - Daventry Intermodal
 
 
 
 
 
68005 at Carlisle68005 at Carlisle68005 arrives into Carlisle with 1Z68 Carmarthen - Edinburgh 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Fans Charter 13.2.15
 
On 13th February, a charter train from Carmarthen made its way to Edinburgh with a number of Welsh Rugby Fans for the 6 Nations tie with Scotland.   Seen at Carlisle 68005 arrives into Carlisle with 1Z68 Carmarthen - Edinburgh 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Fans Charter.  Here, 68002 would swap and replace 005 for the journey north.
 
 
 
 
 
66761+66723 at Cartland66761+66723 at Cartland66761+66723 heads north through Cartland with 6K14 Carlisle Yard - Mossend engineers working 14.2.15
 
On 14th February, 66761+66723 are seen heading north through Cartland with 6K14 Carlisle Yard - Mossend engineering working
 
 
 
 
 
68002 at Carstairs68002 at Carstairs68002 heads south past Carstairs with 1Z69 Edinburgh - Carmathern Rugby Charter 16.2.15
 
On 16th February, the return working of the Welsh Rugby Fans Charter returned south, 68002 is seen heading south past Carstairs with 1Z69 Edinburgh - Carmathern Rugby Charter
 
 
 
 
 
 
90037+90018+90019 at Uddingston90037+90018+90019 at Uddingston90037+90018+90019 approaches Uddingston with 0B26 Polmodie - Mossend light engine movement 28.2.15
 
 
On 28th February, 90037+90018+90019 approach Uddingston with 0B26 Polmodie - Mossend light engine movement
 
 
 
 
 
March
 
 
 
 
57314 tnt 57313 at Crawford57314 tnt 57313 at Crawford57314 top and tailed with 57313 heads north through Crawford with 1Z63 Cardiff - Fort William Winter Statesman tour 14.3.15
 
I tried a new angle for this shot at one of my favourite locations, Crawford.   On 14th March, 57314 top and tailed with 57313 heads north through Crawford with 1Z63 Cardiff - Fort William Winter Statesman tour
 
 
 
 
68009 at Carstairs68009 at Carstairs68009 and 5 carriages waits in the Down Goods Loop at Carstairs with the early running 5Z64 Preston - Motherwell TMD train handling move 20.3.15
 
 
On 20th March, 68009 and 5 carriages waits in the Down Goods Loop at Carstairs with the early running 5Z64 Preston - Motherwell TMD train handling move
 
 
 
 
 
43367+43315 at Prestonpans43367+43315 at Prestonpans43367+43315 with temporary Virgin Branding, head south through Prestonpans with 1E15 Aberdeen - Kings Cross 21.3.15
 
On 21st March, 43367+43315 with temporary Virgin Branding, head south through Prestonpans with 1E15 Aberdeen - Kings Cross
 
 
 
 
43013+43014 at Prestonpans43013+43014 at PrestonpansNetwork Rail Measurement Train 43013+43014 heads north through Prestonpans with 1Q28 Derby RTC - Heaton via Edinburgh Craigentinny 21.3.15
 
 
On 21st March, Network Rail Measurement Train 43013+43014 heads north through Prestonpans with 1Q28 Derby RTC - Heaton via Edinburgh Craigentinny
 
 
 
 
 
91105 at Prestonpans91105 at Prestonpans91105 and set in full Virgin Livery head north towards Prestonpans with 1S12 London Kings Cross - Edinburgh Waverley 21.3.15
 
On 21st March, 91105 and set in full Virgin Livery head north towards Prestonpans with 1S12 London Kings Cross - Edinburgh Waverley
 
 
 
 
46115 at Carlisle46115 at Carlisle46115 'Scots Guardsman' prepares to depart Carlisle with 1Z87 Carlisle - London Euston via the Settle and Carlisle line 28.3.15
 
On 28th March, 46115 'Scots Guardsman' prepares to depart Carlisle with 1Z87 Carlisle - London Euston via the Settle and Carlisle line
 
 
 
 
 
 
April
 
 
67004 at Arrochar and Tarbert67004 at Arrochar and TarbertCaledonian Sleeper liveried 67004 at Arrochar and Tarbert with 1Y11 London Euston - Fort William 6.4.15
 
 
On 6th April, Caledonian Sleeper liveried 67004 at Arrochar and Tarbert with 1Y11 London Euston - Fort William
 
 
 
 
 
 
68006 at Holytown68006 at HolytownScotrail liveried 68006 and DRS liveried Mark 2 coaching stock pass through Holytown with 5L69 Motherwell TMD - Edinburgh Waverley Fife Circle ECS move 9.4.15
 
On 9th April, Scotrail liveried 68006 and DRS liveried Mark 2 coaching stock pass through Holytown with 5L69 Motherwell TMD - Edinburgh Waverley Fife Circle ECS move
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
90035 at Carlisle90035 at Carlisle90035 on the centre track at Carlisle before heading south light engine 15.4.15
 
 
On 15th April, 90035 on the centre track at Carlisle before heading south light engine
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
87002 at Edinburgh Waverley87002 at Edinburgh WaverleyCaledonian Sleeper Liveried 87002 seen stabled in the Motorrail Bay at Edinburgh Waverley 17.4.15
 
 
On 17th April Caledonian Sleeper Liveried 87002 seen stabled in the Motorrail Bay at Edinburgh Waverley
 
 
 
 
 
 
DBSO 9702 and 37603 at HolytownDBSO 9702 and 37603 at HolytownDBSO 9702 leads a test train and 37603 through Holytown with 3Q14 Mossend - Heaton test train move 17.4.15
 
 
On 17th April, DBSO 9702 leads a test train and 37603 through Holytown with 3Q14 Mossend - Heaton test train move
 
 
 
 
 
 
68007 at Holytown68007 at HolytownScotrail liveried 68007 with matching set of Mark 2's pass through Holytown with 5G13 Motherwell TMD - Edinburgh Waverley Fife Circle ECS move 17.4.15
 
On 17th April, Scotrail liveried 68007 with matching set of Mark 2's pass through Holytown with 5G13 Motherwell TMD - Edinburgh Waverley Fife Circle ECS move
 
 
 
 
 
 
68004 at Holytown68004 at Holytown68004 and the DRS Mark 2 set pass through Holytown with 5L69 Motherwell - Edinburgh Fife Circle ECS working 17.4.15
 
 
On 17th April, 68004 and the DRS Mark 2 set pass through Holytown with 5L69 Motherwell - Edinburgh Fife Circle ECS working
 
 
 
 
 
47847 at Polmadie47847 at PolmadieBR Blue Large Logo liveried 47847 seen stabled at Polmadie Depot (taken from a street just off the M74 Junction 1A next to the Polmadie Car boot sale building) 47847 (and 47812) is due to be used to take / bring the Caledonian Sleeper ECS to / from Glasgow Central 19.4.15 On 19th April, BR Blue Large Logo liveried 47847 is seen stabled at Polmadie Depot (taken from a street just off the M74 Junction 1A next to the Polmadie Car boot sale building) 47847 (and 47812) is due to be used to take / bring the Caledonian Sleeper ECS to / from Glasgow Central
 
 
 
May
 
 
67010 at Inverness67010 at Inverness67010 in Caledonian Sleeper livery is seen stabled at Inverness platform 1 4.5.15
 
 
On 4th May, 67010 in Caledonian Sleeper livery is seen stabled at Inverness platform 1
 
 
 
 
 
37516 at Gartcosh37516 at Gartcosh37516 approaches Gartcosh with 5Z51 Carnforth - Fort William via the GSW line ECS working 9.5.15
 
On 9th May, 37516 approaches Gartcosh with 5Z51 Carnforth - Fort William via the GSW line ECS working
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
62005 at Hartwood62005 at HartwoodK1 Class 62005 'Lord of the Isles' approaches Hartwood with 5Z57 Grosmont - Dumbarton Loco and support coach working 16.5.15
 
On 16th May, K1 Class 62005 'Lord of the Isles' approaches Hartwood with 5Z57 Grosmont - Dumbarton Loco and support coach working
 
 
 
 
 
 
47847 at Hartwood47847 at Hartwood47847 passes through Hartwood with 5Z47 Craigentinny - Glasgow Works Barrier Vehicle move 21.5.15
 
 
On 21st May, 47847 passes through Hartwood with 5Z47 Craigentinny - Glasgow Works Barrier Vehicle move
 
 
 
 
 
 
June
 
 
45407 at Mallaig45407 at MallaigBlack 5 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier' at Mallaig after arriving with the 1Z82 SRPS Railtour from Ayr 6.6.15
 
On 6th June, I went on the SRPS Railtour from Ayr - Mallaig (I got on at Exhibition Centre).   At Fort William, the traction changed over from class 57/47 to steam loco.   In the photo Black 5 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier' at the buffers at Mallaig after arriving with the 1Z82 SRPS Railtour from Ayr.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
66170 at Carstairs66170 at Carstairs66170 approaches a red signal at Carstairs South with 6S16 Robeston - Grangemouth tanker move 12.6.15
 
On 12th June 66170 approaches a red signal at Carstairs South Junction with 6S16 Robeston - Grangemouth tanker move
 
 
 
 
62712 at Boness62712 at BonessLNER D49 class number 62712 'Morayshire' in BR Black livery departs Boness with a service to Manuel 21.6.15
 
On 21st June, LNER D49 class number 62712 'Morayshire' in BR Black livery departs Boness with a service to Manuel
 
 
 
 
 
 
37025 at Boness37025 at BonessNewly repainted at overhauled for Mainline use, BR Blue 37025 stabled in the yard of the TMD at Boness 21.6.15
In 2015, 37025's  overhaul to enable it to be used on Network Rail tracks and railtours was completed, on 21st June 37025 is seen in the yard at Boness TMD
 
 
 
 
60163 at Cleland60163 at ClelandLNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 'Tornado' passes through Cleland with 1Z67 Edinburgh Waverley - Edinburgh Waverley via Stirling 'The Prince's Trust Special' 23.6.15
 
On 23rd June, LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 'Tornado' passes through Cleland with 1Z67 Edinburgh Waverley - Edinburgh Waverley via Stirling 'The Prince's Trust Special'
 
 
 
 
 
66168 at Carstairs66168 at Carstairs66168 waits in the loop at Carstairs with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemouth oil tankers 27.6.15
 
During 2015, the Dalston - Grangemouth tanks changed over from DBS to Colas traction, before the changeover happened 66168 waits in the loop at Carstairs with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemouth oil tankers
 
 
 
 
 
 
60163 at Cartland60163 at CartlandLNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 'Tornado' passing Cartland with 1Z51 Carlisle - Carlisle via Paisley and Ayr 'Borders Reivers' 27.6.15
 
On 27th June, LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 'Tornado' passing Cartland with 1Z51 Carlisle - Carlisle via Paisley and Ayr 'Borders Reivers' tour
 
 
 
 
 
 
66595 at Cleland66595 at Cleland66595 heads east through Cleland with 6K20 Carmont - Millerhill engineering move 28.6.15
 
On 28th June, 66595 heads east through Cleland with 6K20 Carmont - Millerhill engineering move
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
July
 
 
170471 at Burntisland170471 at Burntisland170471 heads south past Burntisland with a service for Edinburgh Waverley 3.7.15
 
 
On 3rd July, 170471 heads south past the Beach at Burntisland with a service for Edinburgh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
66111 tnt 37259 at Greenfoot Loop66111 tnt 37259 at Greenfoot Loop66111 top and tailed with 37259 waits out time at Greenfoot Loop with 6K40 Millerhill - Forsinard engineers 4.7.15
 
 
On 4th July, 66111 top and tailed with 37259 waits out time at Greenfoot Loop with 6K40 Millerhill - Forsinard engineers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
37401 and 47712 at Carlisle Kingmoor37401 and 47712 at Carlisle KingmoorBR Large Logo liveried 37401 and Scotrail liveried 47712 on display at the DRS Open Day at Carlisle Kingmoor 18.7.15
 
I went to the DRS Open Day at Carlisle Kingmoor, seen here is BR Large Logo liveried 37401 and Scotrail liveried 47712 on display
 
 
 
 
 
57307 at Carlisle Kingmoor57307 at Carlisle Kingmoor57307 in its new vynals for DRS's 20th anniversary on display at the DRS Open Day at Carlisle Kingmoor 18.7.15
 
Also at the open day was 57307 in its new vynals for DRS's 20th anniversary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
43251+43317 at Prestonpans43251+43317 at PrestonpansNewly reliveried into Virgin East Coast livery, 43251 and 43317 head north through Prestonpans with 1S11 London Kings Cross - Aberdeen 21.7.15
 
On 21st July, Newly reliveried into Virgin East Coast livery, 43251 and 43317 head north through Prestonpans with 1S11 London Kings Cross - Aberdeen
 
 
 
 
 
40106 at Boness40106 at BonessBritish Railways Green liveried 40106 at Boness 25.7.15
 
 
On 25th July, British Railways Green liveried 40106 is seen stabled at Boness
 
 
 
 
 
 
50007 and 50017 at Boness50007 and 50017 at BonessBR Blue liveried 50007 'Hercules' and Network South East liveried 50017 'Royal Oak' head along the side of the Forth at Boness with the 6pm service to Manuel 25.7.15
 
On 25th July at the Boness Diesel Gala, BR Blue liveried 50007 'Hercules' and Network South East liveried 50017 'Royal Oak' head along the side of the Forth at Boness with the 6pm service to Manuel, more photos from the Gala can be found at http://scottishtrains.zenfolio.com/p661272273
 
 
 
 
 
37610 tnt 66111 and 66432 at Larbert37610 tnt 66111 and 66432 at Larbert37610 and autoballasters with 66111 and 66432 dead on rear of the train at Larbert with 6K40 Georgemas Junction - Millerhill engineers 29.7.15
 
On 29th July, 37610 and autoballasters with 66111 and 66432 dead on rear of the train at Larbert with 6K40 Georgemas Junction - Millerhill engineers
 
 
 
 
37688 at Greenfoot Loop37688 at Greenfoot Loop37688 stabled in Greenfoot Loop with 3Q16 Mossend - Inverness Test Train 29.7.15
 
Also on 29th July, 37688 stabled in Greenfoot Loop with 3Q16 Mossend - Inverness Test Train
 
 
 
 
 
 
47812 tnt 92038 at Uddingston47812 tnt 92038 at Uddingston47812 and Sleeper Stock with 92038 dead in tow on the rear, head through Uddingston with 5M11 Polmadie - Glasgow Central via the Hamilton Circle Sleeper ECS move 29.7.15
 
 
On 29th July, 47812 and Sleeper Stock with 92038 dead in tow on the rear, head through Uddingston with 5M11 Polmadie - Glasgow Central via the Hamilton Circle Sleeper ECS move
 
 
 
 
August
 
 
31601 with 50007 and 50017 at Carstairs31601 with 50007 and 50017 at CarstairsDCR liveried 31601 'Devon Diesel Society' with BR blue liveried 50007 'Hercules' and Network South East liveried 50017 'Royal Oak' dead in tow heading south from Carstairs South Junction towards Float with 0Z50 Boness - Carlisle Yard 1.8.15
 
On 1st August, DCR liveried 31601 'Devon Diesel Society' with BR blue liveried 50007 'Hercules' and Network South East liveried 50017 'Royal Oak' dead in tow heading south from Carstairs South Junction towards Float with 0Z50 Boness - Carlisle Yard
 
 
 
 
57310 tnt 57301 at Carstairs57310 tnt 57301 at Carstairs57310 top and tailed with 57301 accellerates away from Carstairs South Junction with 5Z82 Prestonpans - Crewe ECS move 4.8.15
 
On 4th August, 57310 top and tailed with 57301 accelerates away from Carstairs South Junction with 5Z82 Prestonpans - Crewe ECS move
 
 
 
 
86101+92023 at Carstairs86101+92023 at Carstairs86101 with 92023 dead in tow, pass Cartland with 5S26 Carlisle - Polmadie Sleeper ECS 5.8.15
 
On 5th August, 92023 failed at Carlisle hauling the north bound sleeper, 86101 was sent to rescue it, 86101 is seen with 92023 dead in tow, passing Cartland with 5S26 Carlisle - Polmadie Sleeper ECS
 
 
 
 
 
 
66718 at Carstairs66718 at CarstairsLondon Transport Museum advert liveried 66718 'Sir Peter Hendy CBE' at Carstairs with autoballasters on 6Z07 Carlisle Yard - Mossend engineers 5.8.15
 
On 5th August, London Transport Museum advert liveried 66718 'Sir Peter Hendy CBE' at Carstairs with autoballasters on 6Z07 Carlisle Yard - Mossend engineers
 
 
 
 
 
 
66736 at Carstairs66736 at Carstairs66736 heads north towards Carstairs with 5S67 Crewe - Polmadie ECS movement 7.8.15
 
On 7th August, 66736 heads north towards Carstairs with 5S67 Crewe - Polmadie ECS movement
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
47812+47843 tnt 66736 at Carluke47812+47843 tnt 66736 at Carluke47812+47843 and mark 1's with 66736 dead on the rear heads south through Carluke with 1Z69 Glasgow Central - York via Carlisle and Newcastle (It then continues from York to Crewe as 1Z70) 'Noah's Arc' charity tour 9.8.15
 
On 9th August, 47812+47843 and mark 1's with 66736 dead on the rear heads south through Carluke with 1Z69 Glasgow Central - York via Carlisle and Newcastle (It then continued from York to Crewe as 1Z70) 'Noah's Arc' charity tour
 
 
 
 
 
90037+90021 at Wandel90037+90021 at Wandel90037+90021 head north through Wandel with 6S94 Dollands Moor - Irvine Slurry Tankers 12.8.15
 
On 12th August, 90037+90021 head north through Wandel with 6S94 Dollands Moor - Irvine Slurry Tankers
 
 
 
 
 
46233 at Manchester Victoria46233 at Manchester VictoriaLMS Princess Coronation Class 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland' arrives into Manchester Victoria with 1Z62 Crewe- Carlisle Railtour 15.8.15
 
On 15th August, LMS Princess Coronation Class 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland' arrives into Manchester Victoria with 1Z62 Crewe- Carlisle Railtour
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
September
 
 
 
45407 at Larbert45407 at LarbertBlack 5 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier' passes through Larbert with 1Z29 Linlithgow - Inverkeithing Forth Circle SRPS Railtour 6.9.15
 
On 6th September, Black 5 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier' passes through Larbert with 1Z29 Linlithgow - Inverkeithing Forth Circle SRPS Railtour
 
 
 
 
 
60085 at Carstairs60085 at CarstairsColas liveried 60085 accellerates away from Carstairs South Junction with 6K18 Dumfries - Carlisle Yard via Motherwell engineering train 6.9.15
 
On 6th September, Colas liveried 60085 accelerates away from Carstairs South Junction with 6K18 Dumfries - Carlisle Yard via Motherwell engineering train
 
 
 
 
 
57315 tnt 47786 at Carluke57315 tnt 47786 at Carluke57315 top and tailed with 47786 passes through Carluke with 1Z88 Dundee - Preston 'Spirit of the Lakes' charter 12.9.15
 
On 12th September, 57315 top and tailed with 47786 passes through Carluke with 1Z88 Dundee - Preston 'Spirit of the Lakes' charter
 
 
 
 
 
October
 
 
 
60056 at Greenfaulds60056 at GreenfauldsWith Colas having recently taken over the Dalston Tanks from DBS, Traction has changed from DBS 66's to Colas 60's. Colas liveried 60056 is seen at Greenfaulds with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemouth tanks 3.10.15
 
On 3rd October, With Colas having recently taken over the Dalston Tanks from DBS, Traction has changed from DBS 66's to Colas 60's. Colas liveried 60056 is seen at Greenfaulds with 6S36 Dalston - Grangemouth tanks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
37667 at Greenfaulds37667 at Greenfaulds37667 on the rear of DBSO 9701 and train through Greenfaulds on 1Q06 Slateford - Inverness Test train 19.10.15
 
On 19th October, 37667 on the rear of DBSO 9701 and train through Greenfaulds on 1Q06 Slateford - Inverness Test train
 
 
 
 
 
 
92032 at Holytown92032 at Holytown92032 passes through Holytown with 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend Departmental 19.10.15
 
On 19th October, 92032 passes through Holytown with 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend Departmental
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
60095 at Carlisle60095 at CarlisleColas liveried 60095 heads north through Carlisle with 6Z37 Chirk - Carlisle Yard empty log wagons 21.10.15
 
On 22nd October, Colas liveried 60095 heads north through Carlisle with 6Z37 Chirk - Carlisle Yard empty log wagons
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
37409 at Carlisle37409 at Carlisle37409 on the rear of DBSO 9707 and train at Carlisle heading south with 2C34 Carlisle - Barrow service 21.10.15
 
On 21st October, 37409 is seen on the rear of DBSO 9707 and train at Carlisle heading south with 2C34 Carlisle - Barrow service
 
 
 
 
 
66424 at Carlisle66424 at Carlisle66424 heads north through Carlisle with 6C28 Shap Harrison's Siding - Carlisle Yard ballast working 21.10.15
 
Also on 21st November, 66424 heads north through Carlisle with 6C28 Shap Harrison's Siding - Carlisle Yard ballast working
 
 
 
 
Furness Railway 20 at BonessFurness Railway 20 at Boness1863 built A5 Class 0-4-0 tender engine Furness Railway number 20, Braitain's oldest working Standard Gauge Steam Locomotive, seen at Boness on 22.10.15, where it is currently on loan for the Steam Gala taking place on 24th and 25th October.
 
On 22nd October, 1863 built A5 Class 0-4-0 tender engine Furness Railway number 20, Britain's oldest working Standard Gauge Steam Locomotive, was seen at Boness, where was on loan for the Steam Gala taking place on 24th and 25th October.
 
 
 
 
 
On 22nd October, 334020 prepares to depart Greenfaulds with a Dalmuir - Cumbernauld service 334020 at Greenfaulds334020 at Greenfaulds334020 prepares to depart Greenfaulds with a Dalmuir - Cumbernauld service 22.10.15
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
66057 at Greenfaulds66057 at Greenfaulds66057 heads south through Greenfaulds with 4J06 Longannet - Hunterston empty coal wagons 22.10.15
 
also on 22nd October, 66057 heads south through Greenfaulds with 4J06 Longannet - Hunterston empty coal wagons
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
318270 at Greenfaulds318270 at Greenfaulds318270 prepares to depart Greenfaulds with a Dalmuir - Cumbernauld service 22.10.15
 
Also on 22nd October, 318270 prepares to depart Greenfaulds with a Dalmuir - Cumbernauld service
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
68003+66303 at Holytown68003+66303 at Holytown68003 with 66303 and 2x Scotrail liveried Mark 2's in tow head south through Holytown with a Motherwell TMD - Carlisle Kingmoor ECS working 22.10.15
 
 
On 22nd October, 68003 with 66303 and 2x Scotrail liveried Mark 2's in tow head south through Holytown with a Motherwell TMD - Carlisle Kingmoor ECS working
 
 
 
 
 
57601 at Abington57601 at Abington57601 heads north away from Abington with 1Z07 Lancaster - Spean Bridge charter train 23.10.15
 
On 23rd October, 57601 heads north away from Abington with 1Z07 Lancaster - Spean Bridge charter train
 
 
 
 
 
37611+37608 at Crawford37611+37608 at Crawford37611+37608 heads south towards Crawford with 6M22 Hunterston - Sellafield flask working 23.10.15
 
On 23rd October, 37611+37608 heads south towards Crawford with 6M22 Hunterston - Sellafield flask working
 
 
 
 
 
 
November
 
 
73966 at Shotts73966 at ShottsNot the best of photos, however here is Caledonian Sleeper liveried 73966 passing eastbound through Shotts on the return leg of its first test run in Scotland on 0Z74 Mossend - Craigentinny light engine move 5.11.15
 
On 5th November, Caledonian Sleeper liveried 73966 passes eastbound through Shotts on the return leg of its first test run in Scotland on 0Z74 Mossend - Craigentinny light engine move
 
 
 
 
 
December
 
 
37421 at Holytown37421 at HolytownColas liveried 37421 heads west through Holytown with 0Z37 Edinburgh Waverley - Mossend light engine working 13.12.15
 
On 13th December, Colas liveried 37421 is seen heading west through Holytown with 0Z37 Edinburgh Waverley - Mossend light engine working to pick up a failed 37116 and take it back to Doncaster
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
67008 tnt 67021 at Dalmeny67008 tnt 67021 at DalmenyEWS liveried 67008 top and tailed with 67021 with mixed ex Virgin and Anglia liveried Mark 2 coaching stock passes through Dalmeny with 1Z71 Haymarket - Inverkeithing Forth Bridge Closure, extra working 18.12.15 During December, a crack was discovered on the metalwork on the Forth Bridge, meaning it was closed to all traffic.   To deal with the expected increase in the number of commuters using the railway on the vital commuter route between Edinburgh and Fife, Scotrail put on extra services using loco hauled stock hired in and the Fife Circle Mark 2's and Class 68s operating all day.   On 18th December, EWS liveried 67008 top and tailed with 67021 with mixed ex Virgin and Anglia liveried Mark 2 coaching stock are seen passing through Dalmeny with 1Z71 Haymarket - Inverkeithing Forth Bridge Closure, extra working.
 
 
 
 
68007 tnt 68006 at Dalmeny68007 tnt 68006 at DalmenyScotrail liveried 68007 top and tailed with 68006 and Scotrail mark 2 coaching stock passes through Dalmeny with 1Z18 Cowdenbeath - Haymarket Forth Bridge Closure extra working 18.12.15
 
Also on 18th December, Scotrail liveried 68007 top and tailed with 68006 and Scotrail mark 2 coaching stock passes through Dalmeny with 1Z18 Cowdenbeath - Haymarket Forth Bridge Closure extra working
 
 
 
 
 
 
66722 at Coatbridge Central66722 at Coatbridge Central66722 and 2 Translator vans head south through Coatbridge Central with 5Z66 Springburn - Polmadie Translator van move 22.12.15
On 22nd December, 66722 and 2 Translator vans head south through Coatbridge Central with 5Z66 Springburn - Polmadie Translator van move
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
37606 tnt 37612 at Cartland37606 tnt 37612 at CartlandDRS liveried 37606 top and tailed with 37612 pass through Cartland with 1Q26 Derby R.T.C - Edinburgh via Glasgow Central and Aberdeen test train 22.12.15
 
Also on 22nd December, DRS liveried 37606 top and tailed with 37612 pass through Cartland with 1Q26 Derby R.T.C - Edinburgh via Glasgow Central and Aberdeen test train
 
 
 
 
 
68017 at Camelon68017 at Camelon68017 passes through Camelon with 4A13 Grangemouth - Aberdeen Containers 28.12.15
 
On 28th December, 68017 passes through Camelon with 4A13 Grangemouth - Aberdeen Containers
 
 
 
 
 
92033 at Holytown92033 at HolytownCaledonian Sleeper liveried 92033 passes through Holytown with 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend Departmental working 28.12.15
 
Also on 28th December, Caledonian Sleeper liveried 92033 passes through Holytown with 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend Departmental working
 
 
 
 
 
 
66201 +92033 at Carstairs66201 +92033 at Carstairs66201 with 92033 dead in tow waits on the Down Goods Loop at Carstairs with the late running 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend Departmental working. 29.12.15
 
66201 with 92033 dead in tow waits on the Down Goods Loop at Carstairs with the late running 6S51 Carlisle Yard - Mossend Departmental working. 29.12.15
 
 
 
 
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