70003 1965-05-07 Carlisle-ROneg-1906-BWB-145
Carlisle station, with Down WCML express 1965
View SE from the main Up platform, on a thoroughly wet day. The 09.25 Crewe - Perth is leaving to run into Scotland on the ex-Caledonian section of the WCML, leaving it at Law Junction to go on via Motherwell and Coatbridge to Stirling and Perth (due 17.30). The locomotive is BR Standard Britannia Class 7P 4-6-2 No. 70003 'John Bunyan' (built 3/51, withdrawn 3/67): most passenger trains were Diesel-hauled by mid-1965.