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Home > RCTS Scotish Lowland tour - 1964

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180 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" backs onto the excursion at Carlisle

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121 views46256 "Sir William Stanier FRS" comes off at Carlisle.

Incidently - the trip home would be its last run.
It went into store on its return, only to be scrapped

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74 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" - leaving Carlisle - I can remember the train being given the wrong

route and having to back up to the Waverley route junction.

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99 viewsCrossing the border into Scotland

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89 viewsSteele Road

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77 viewsBetween Steel Rd & Riccarton
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77 viewsApproaching Riccarton Junction with Arnton Fell on the left hand side
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81 viewsRiccarton Junction00000
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52 viewsHeading over Laidlehope Culvert,between Riccarton & Whitrope.
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121 viewsApproaching Hawick having just passed under the Flex bridge and round the corner was the six arch viaduct that once spanned the River Slitrig at Lynwood housing estate on the edge of Hawick
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143 viewsThis going over Slitrig Viaduct or the six arched brig as some folk called it. Lynwood houses were on the left hidden by the train in the valley.11111
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66 viewsSkirting Hardy's hill and dropping down the 1/75 gradient into Hawick Station about 1 mile away44444
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72 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" at Hawick on the Waverley route
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97 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" at Hawick00000
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52 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" at Hawick00000
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67 views46256 "Sir William Stanier FRS" pulls the excursion towards Penrith00000
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