1 Feb. 1964 - Robin is paying a visit to some long-gone lines in the Highlands
- starting with 45423 at Callander, seen on the 1.30pm to Glasgow
Robin headed in the opposite direction from Callander - paying a visit to the
Here are three views of 2-6-4T 80126 (ridiculous overpower for the single-
coach branch service) - firstly at Killin, on the 1.52pm to Killin Junction.
It is then seen at the latter, presumably shortly after arriving with the branch
service, and finally at the tiny Loch Tay shed at the end of the branch.
His final venue for the same day's outing is the Ballinluig - Aberfeldy branch -
once again a case of motive power overkill, in this case a Derby type 2 no
D5125 on a single coach. Is it any wonder these branches are no longer with
We're in the lowlands now, for a couple of views of the main lines converging
45481 is seen hurrying through Riddings Junction (for the Langholm branch),
followed by none other than now-preserved "Royal Scot" no. 46115 "Scots
Guardsman" at Quintinshill
Finally, some shed scenes, and some ex-LNER steam. Two ex-NBR 0-6-0s,
LNER class J36 nos. 65282 and 65267 are seen in the shed yard at Bathgate.
V2s 60835 and 60955 accompany A1 60145 "Saint Mungo". I'm guessing St
Margarets - but if anyone out there knows better, please let me know.
Scottish - highland and lowland