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The Border Reiver

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  1. I think the problem is due to the video box on some screen resolution is too big for the side panel. It is overlapping onto the posts page and thus throws the page down to the bottom
  2. Ref.....the connecting through of bays 5/6 with 7/8...... Us lot in Carlisle think this was an error on the map as the footbridge seems to be in the middle of the tracks
  3. There are plans to add a new platform 0 at the west end of the station near the wall
  4. jubilee 45572 EIRE and 1024 County of Pembroke and 9F 92236 in background at Cardiff Canton depot July 1962
  5. The Video Ad's are screwing up the Go to First Unread Post.. You have to scroll back up to find the first unread post
  6. Class 37 37502 heads south with tanker train from Kingmoor New Yard on 14 August 1992 and approaches Port Carlisle Junction where the Waverley line left the WCML. Built as D6782 by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd 29 November 1962, Works Number EE/RSH3209/8328 and allocated to Hull Dairycoates, it was renumbered under TOPS as 37082, then 37502 in 1985 before finally being renumbered as 37602 in 1995. It is currently in service with DRS locomotives but was deregistered XHHP in January 2020
  7. 86401 'Northampton Town' in Network SouthEast livery heads north from Carlisle station towards Kingmoor as it passes Port Carlisle Junction on 18 July 1990. The sheepmount is behind the train. Built as E3199 21 January 1966, it was renumbered 86001 before being finally renumbered to 86401 17 December 1986. It was sold to West Coast Railway Company (WCRC) on 14th February 2020
  8. Class 86 86621 'London School of Economics' double heads another class 86 on a northbound freight at Carlisle Station on 17 July 1990 (my photo)
  9. The LMS corridor tender was stored in the roundhouse at Carlisle Durranhill shed for years. Us local kids used to play on it in the 1950s
  10. I had the same problem with my Fuji Finepix S9500. I got round it by pre focussing by pressing in the shutter gently at the spot where the loco was due to be. I now have a Canon!
  11. The Sunday WCML milk train left Carlisle at 3.25pm. Weekdays and Saturdays it left much later in the evening and ran down the WCML headed for Mitre Bridge (Unigate) and South Acton (Express Dairies) and used to depart later at either 8:10pm or 9:30pm depending on the day. Another milk train that left Carlisle and ran down the S&C via Appleby before picking up the Midland Mainline and running to Cricklewood. According to the 1954 WTT, the S&C train used to depart Carlisle at 5pm on weekdays. There were 2 trains on Sundays departing at 3:25pm and the second at 10:15pm Info from Facebook Cumbrian Railways page
  12. I am trying to identify this loco, look like a converted 9F. Anyone any idea? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-58271871
  13. Here is a photo I took of the last train to Silloth waiting to enter the station due to crowds demonstrating on the line by the station 6th September 1964
  14. I saw 62710 Lincolnshire with it's plates still on in Darlington North Road scrap yard in October 1960
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