Friday, 1 September 2017

Larbert, 21st August 2017

The colour light signals at Larbert are controlled from a traditional frame at the remaining North signal box, which remotely covers an extended area. The next change here will be electrification, My first visit since about 1976.

66303, repainted at Eastleigh earlier this year, with 4D47 13:05 Inverness - Mossend.

43272 + 43208 Lincolnshire Echo pass with the delayed 1S16 12:00 Kings Cross - Inverness 'Highland Chieftain'.

More typical are Class 156, 158 and 170. 156465 in First Scotrail colours, with 2N49 16:49 Queen Street - Dunblane

With the Larbert North signal box in the background, 156500 approaches with 2N58 17:41 Alloa - Queen Street.

Original pattern Scottish Central Railway station building of 1848, similar to those extant at Forteviot, and Greenloaning.