12 Images released on Wednesday 11/12/2019

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East Grinstead (Bluebell Railway): Preserved Southern Railway Maunsell 2-6-0 U class no. 1638 arriving over Imberhorne Viaduct into the new northern terminus of the Bluebell Railway at East Grinstead, on the morning of Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May 2013, two months after the long-held dream of reaching the Sussex town was achieved with the reopening from Kingscote on 8th March.

East Grinstead to Culver Junction (London, Brighton and South Coast Railway)
David Bosher [06/05/2013]


Gailes: 46233 approaches the level crossing at Gailes with the Great Britain V after recovering from a signal check at Irvine.

Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
John Robin [/04/2012]


Dunkerton: Four ages of transport. To the left, the rolling English road (made, according to G.K.Chesterton, by the rolling English drunkard). Then, the lower ridge in the field, which was the Somersetshire Coal Canal; and to the right, the GWR Cam Valley line, of Titfield Thunderbolt fame, partly built over the canal. The fourth age? The walkers on their hind legs on the right.

Cam Valley Line (Great Western Railway)
Ken Strachan [06/04/2012]


Sleaford: Gas lamps at Sleaford, August 1973.

Boston, Sleaford and Midland Counties Railway
Ian Dinmore [02/08/1973]


Balloch: An arrival at Balloch. View looks north to Loch Lomond.

Caledonian and Dumbartonshire Junction Railway
Ewan Crawford [26/11/2019]


Inverurie: On platform drinking fountain at Inverurie.

Great North of Scotland Railway
John Yellowlees [03/06/2019]


Gartsherrie South Junction: Gartsherrie South box viewed from the rear with the main line beyond.

Whifflet Extension (Glasgow, Garnkirk and Coatbridge Railway)
Bill Roberton [//1993]


Easthouses Extension Pit: View north at Easthouses in 2019. The car is heading towards Dalkeith on the B6482 over a bridge that once spanned the Easthouses tramway. The Easthouses Extension Pit that it served was located beyond the trees and to the right. The tramway passed below Mayfield Road, from which the photograph was taken, with the route in the background part of a later road improvement scheme.

Easthouses Tramway (Lothian Coal Company)
John Furnevel [11/09/2019]


Norwich: A Cravens DMU sets out from Norwich on 8th November 1976 for the long haul up to Sheringham. In 1968, amateur moviemaker and professional undertaker Chib Thorp, who also specialized in dead and dying railways, made a film of the line to Sheringham and entitled it “Twilight Time” in full expectation of an imminent demise. For once, the attentions of Mr Thorp proved to be premature.
See query 2212

Yarmouth and Norwich Railway (Norfolk Railway)
Mark Dufton [08/11/1976]


Glenfinnan Viaduct: Glenfinnan viaduct with K1 62052 on Mallaig bound train.

Mallaig Extension (West Highland Railway)
David Murray-Smith [21/03/1961]


Blackburn: 60103 'Flying Scotsman' pulls into Platform 1 at Blackburn while working a special from Manchester Victoria to Carlisle, via the S&C, on 4th December 2019.

Accrington, Burnley and Colne Branch (East Lancashire Railway)
Mark Bartlett [04/12/2019]


Stirling: A Dunblane to Edinburgh service calls at Stirling on 27 November 2019. A 385/1 means 4 cars and buckshee first class - with those coveted hard seats.

Scottish Central Railway
David Panton [27/11/2019]