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

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253 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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123 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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140 viewsCrossing the border into Scotland

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124 viewsSteele Road

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104 viewsBetween Steel Rd & Riccarton
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114 viewsApproaching Riccarton Junction with Arnton Fell on the left hand side
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115 viewsRiccarton Junction00000
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67 viewsHeading over Laidlehope Culvert,between Riccarton & Whitrope.
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219 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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237 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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83 viewsSkirting Hardy's hill and dropping down the 1/75 gradient into Hawick Station about 1 mile away44444
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102 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" at Hawick on the Waverley route
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134 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" at Hawick00000
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68 views60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley" at Hawick00000
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91 views46256 "Sir William Stanier FRS" pulls the excursion towards Penrith00000
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