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Bo'ness Steam Railway - Thomas the Tank Engine
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Thomas the Tank Engine
Description: The Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway runs steam and diesel trains most weeks of the year. On special days, Thomas the Tank Engine and friends draw the crowds. The train trips are between Bo'ness and Birkhill stations where visitors can enter Birkhill Caverns for a mine tour.
Date: August 2003
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Station
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Station
Description: The crowds disembark from the train at Birkhill Station. The line runs uphill all the way from Bo'ness station as the train travels from the shores of the Firth of Forth up into the hills.
Date: August 2003
Bo'ness Steam Railway - LNER 246 - Morayshire
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - LNER 246 - Morayshire
Description: Another attraction at the Thomas events is this L.N.E.R. locomotive number 246, disguised as 'Henry'.
Date: August 2003
Bo'ness Steam Railway
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway
Description: Thomas waits as another of his friends get the single line token from the signalman.
Date: August 2003
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Caverns
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Caverns
Description: This is the route to Birkhill Caverns, a Fireclay Mine, which leads down the side of a steep gorge from the station. The tracks are for the mine wagons.
Date: October 2002
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Caverns
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Caverns
Description: The entrance to the mine is over this bridge which leads over the fast flowing river below.
Date: October 2002
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Diesel Service
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Diesel Service
Description: Some services are hauled by diesel engines and some weekends of the year host a diesel gala.
Date: October 2002
Bo'ness Steam Railway
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway
Description: This view from the footbridge on 'Thomas Day' shows a selection of engines getting ready for action. Thomas greets his admirers in the bay platform.
Date: August 2001
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Thomas
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Thomas
Description: Thomas the Tank Engine shown here on his way to the bay platform where his adoring fans are waiting.
Date: May 2001
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Station
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Birkhill Station
Description: This view shows the crowds waiting at Birkhill station to greet the next arrival.
Date: May 2001
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Santa Specials
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Santa Specials
Description: The Santa Specials near Christmas are always very popular with tickets selling out fast. Here the two engines swap ends of the train as the crowds watch from the bridge at Birkhill station.
Date: December 1999
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Lord Roberts
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Lord Roberts
Description: A view of Lord Roberts who stands in for Thomas the Tank Engine on his special days.
Date: April 1999
Bo'ness Steam Railway - Bo'ness Station
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - Bo'ness Station
Description: This view shows Bo'ness station, originally at Haymarket in Edinburgh, and the signalbox which controls the train movements in the station and yards. On the left is the railway museum.
Date: March 1989
Bo'ness Steam Railway - C.R. 419 at Birkhill Station
Title: Bo'ness Steam Railway - C.R. 419 at Birkhill Station
Description: This shot shows Caledonian Railway number 419 letting off steam at Birkhill station. From the station guided tours of the nearby fireclay mine are available.
Date: March 1989
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