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Auchinraith Railway Junction

In 1863 the Caledonian Railway opened a loop line branching off their main Glasgow to Hamilton line, sweeping up into Blantyre and heading northwards, under Glasgow Road, over fields at Springwell and onwards through developing Blantyre, up to a new High Blantyre Station. 484 more words

Blantyre Glasgow Road

Wimblehurst Road - progress

Been awhile since I posted on the layout progress, getting ready for Uckfield in 20 days!

Completed the lighting gantry with the stanchions to paint and tidy up the wires. 8 more words


Ganton Railway Station: Flashback 40 Years

I mentioned in a previous post that during 1977-78, as part of the research for my A-level Art study, I surveyed local road and rail architecture. 465 more words

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Princes Risborough North Box

As part of the Missenden Railway Modellers summer retreat, I was lucky enough to be invited to see the Princes Risborough North Box, which is now in the custody of the Chinnor and Princes Risborough… 524 more words

Walking the Tracks

A picture that shows the relationship between the signal box and the station, at Embsay on the Yorkshire Dales Railway.


Steam engines, signal boxes and vintage buses

We are always saying that our heritage is far more than stately homes, and this year we can certainly prove that. We’ve got an amazing range of events planned to celebrate our industrial and transport heritage. 824 more words

Festival Spotlights

Embsay Signal Box


Embsay Sig Box 2

Embsay Sig Box 3

Embsay Station Sig Box

I was pottering around Embsay station on the Yorkshire Dales Railway near Skipton with my camera when David Dyson the signalman approached and we got chatting. 24 more words