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Aberdeenshire's Lost Railways Along with statistics detailing closures, many stations are featured including: Alford, Boddam, Monymusk, Kemnay, Aboyne, Lumphanan, Culter, Murtle, Hatton, Lonmay, Brucklay, Newmachar, Auchterless, Inverugie, Cairnie Junction, Kennethmont, Kintore and Pitmedden. There are 53 pictures in all. Lost Scottish Railways.

Angus and Kincardineshire Lost RailwaysAngus and Kincardineshire's Lost Railways Dundee had one of the earliest railway systems in Scotland, dating from the 1830s, and by the early 1900s a network of lines served virtually every town and village in Angus and Kincardineshire. Today there are just eleven stations remaining in the two counties covered by this book, although passengers can travel back in time by taking a ride on the preserved steam railway between Brechin and the Bridge of Dun. Stations illustrating Gordon Stansfield's text include Laurencekirk, Marykirk, Drumlithie, Newtyle, Baldovan and Downfield, Lochee West, Colliston, Leysmill, Crathes, Brechin, West Ferry, Elliot Junction, Lunan Bay, Portlethen, Justinhaugh, Tannadice, Dundee East and West, Edzell, Barnhill, Johnshaven, St Cyrus, Kirriemuir, Forfar, Guthrie, Auldbar Road, Dubton, Hillside and Newtonhill.

Argyll and the Highlands Lost RailwaysArgyll and the Highlands' Lost Railways At the height of the railway era, the Scottish Highlands had a total of 183 railway stations, serving some of the most remote parts of the United Kingdom. Road transport was virtually non-existent and, if it didn't have one already, every village wanted its own station. Today there are just sixty-eight left to cover this vast area, but unlike other parts of the country, the prospects are good for an upturn in railway use. Some stations have been reopened and, just as they were a hundred years ago, railways continue to be a major lifeline for the economies of Caithness and Sutherland. This collection of fifty-two period photographs, ranging from the 1880s through to the 1960s and accompanied by a line-by-line history, recalls many past sights and locations featured include: Banavie, Roy Bridge, Clachnaharry, Oban, Tomatin, Aviemore, Ballachulish, Kentallan, Duror, Craegan, Benderloch, Campbeltown, Kilkerran, Machrihanish, Skelbo, Boat of Garten, Fort Augustus, Fort George, Fortrose, Avoch, Munlochy, Fort William, Inverness, Lybster, Strathpeffer, Kincraig, Gollanfield, Loch Awe, Helmsdale, The Mound, Lairg, Bonar Bridge, Edderton, Invergordon, Muir of Ord, Beauly and Clunes. Lost Scottish Railways.

Ayrshire's Last Days of Steam Features 59 excellent photographs of most of the stations which once served Ayrshire including Kilmarnock, Darvel, Mauchline, Dalry, Kilwinning, Saltcoats, plus many others.

Scottish Borders Last Days of SteamThe Borders Last Days of Steam Covering the whole of the Borders region, including England, this collection of fifty-five images includes the stations at Langholm, Reston, Burnmouth, Eyemouth, Coldstream, Jedburgh, Galashiels, Hawick, Carlisle, and many others, as well loads of evocative photographs of locomotives puffing across the rolling Borders countryside. Lost Scottish Railways.

Edinburgh Last Days of SteamEdinburgh's Last Days of Steam This collection of fifty-five photographs, all taken by the author, records the last decade or so of steam power in the city and amongst the many locations included are: Balgreen Halt, Coltbridge Junction, Corstorphine, Craigentinny, Craiglockhart, Currie, Dalry Middle Junction, Dalry Road, Duddingston Junction, Easter Road Park Halt, Gilmerton, Granton Gasworks, Granton Harbour, Haymarket, Joppa, Kingsknowe, Leith Central, the city's great white elephant, Leith East, Leith North, Lochend North Junction, Merchiston, Murrayfield, Newington, Niddrie, Niddrie West Junction, Portobello, Portobello East Junction, Princes Street, St Margaret's Depot, Saughton Junction, Seafield shed, Slateford, South Leith and, of course, Waverley.

Glasgow Last Days of SteamGlasgow's Last Days of Steam Includes: Bellahouston sidings, Bellahouston & Dumbreck, Buchanan Street, Cadder yard, Carntyne, Central, Corkerhill depot, Cowlairs depot, Dawsholm depot, Eastfield, Ibrox, Knightswood South Junction, Larkfield sidings, Maryhill Junction, Mount Florida, Partick, Partick Hill, Partick West, Polmadie depot, Queen Street, Renfrew Road, St Enoch, St Rollox, Scotstounhill, Shields Junction, South Side, Springburn works and Strathbungo.

Grampian Last Days of SteamGrampian's Last Days of Steam Locations featured include: Kinnaber Junction, Inverurie, Dunphail, Stonehaven, Portlethen, Cove Bay, Ferryhill, Aberdeen Joint Station, Kittybrewster, Maud Junction, Peterhead, Fraserburgh, St Combs, Macduff, Banff Harbour, Ladysbridge, Tillynaught, Portgordon, Keith, Craigellachie, Rothes, Elgin, Alves, and Forres. Lost Scottish Railways.

Lothians Last Days of SteamThe Lothians' Last Days of Steam Includes, Balerno, Curriehill, Tranent, Forrestfield, Westcraig, Haddington, Drem, North Berwick, East Fortune, East Linton, West Barns, Dunbar, Inveresk, Smeaton, Dalkeith, Polton, Loanhead, Rosslynlee Hospital Halt, Newbattle Viaduct, Lady Victoria Colliery, Gorebridge, Midcalder, West Calder, Cobbinshaw, Dalmeny, Queensferry Junction, Linlithgow, Bo'ness, Kinneil Colliery, Bathgate, Broxburn, Polkemmet Junction and Boghead. Lost Scottish Railways.

Perthshire and Kinross-shire Lost RailwaysPerthshire and Kinross-shire's Lost Railways Perthshire and Kinross-shire are two particularly picturesque areas of Scotland, they also once boasted many of the country's most remote railway stations, including Killin Junction which served a community accessible only by rail. As well as information on the counties' railway system before the Beeching era, this book contains 52 excellent, and very rare, photographs of stations at locations including Killin, Aberfeldy, Grandtully, Blairgowrie, Aberfoyle, Meigle, Lochearnhead, St Fillans, Bankfoot, Bridge of Earn, Doune, Crieff, Crianlarich and Coupar Angus.

Renfrewshire Last Days of SteamRenfrewshire's Last Days of Steam Locations featured include Renfrew, Greenock, Paisley, Howwood, Bridge of Weir, Port Glasgow and every other town in the area which either still has a railway station, or at least fond memories of one.

Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire Lost RailwaysStirlingshire and Clackmannanshire's Lost Railways Illustrated local/transport history featuring period photographs. All the facts and figures of the railway network these two counties once enjoyed, featuring fifty-three rare photographs. As ever the selection of images features a mix of periods, from the very early 1900s through to the mid-1960s and the end of the steam age. There is the usual wealth of locomotive shots and the stations pictured are Airth, Alloa, Alva, Avonbridge, Balfron, Banknock, Blackston Junction, Blanefield, Buchlyvie, Camelon, Cambus, Campsie Glen, Castlecary, Clackmannan and Kennet, Denny, Dollar, Drymen, Dumgoyne, Gartness Junction, Grangemouth, Greenhill, Kippen, Larbert, Lennoxtown, Manuel, Port of Mentieth, Slammanan, Tillicoultry, and Torrance. Lost Scottish Railways.

Tayside Last Days of SteamTayside's Last Days of Steam Includes: Ballinluig, Tay Bridge, Dundee East, Barnhill, Camperdown Junction, Carnoustie, Elliot Junction, Arbroath, Montrose, St Cyrus, Bridge of Dun, Forfar, Kirriemuir, Blairgowrie, Almond Valley Junction, Almondbank, Crieff, Dunkeld, Aberfeldy, Killiecrankie, Blair Atholl, Perth, Muthill, Rumbling Bridge, Bridge of Earn and Dundee West. Lost Scottish Railways.

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