'The Coronation' steam train excursion
leaves Waverley Station and crosses

 New Street Bridge

headed by A4 locomotive 60019, 'Bittern'

'The Coronation' steam train excursion    -    May 17, 2010

   A Scottish Railway Preservation Society steam train excursion around the Edinburgh South Suburban Line and Fife Circle line departs from Edinburgh Waverley Station  -  May18, 2008

  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                           Photograph taken May 17, 2010

 

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Locomotive 60019, 'Bittern' crosses New Street as it leaves Edinburgh Waverley station on day 3 of The Coronationsteam train tour on May 19, 2010

 

Crossing New Street Bridge

Steam-hauled Excursion

This photo was taken looking down New Street towards the bridge near the junction with Calton Road, as the A4 locomotive, 60019, 'Bittern', left Edinburgh Waverley Station at 9.34am, heading 'The Coronation' steam train on day 3 of its tour. 

The tour was:

-  May 15, 2009:  King's Cross to Edinburgh

Locomotive: 60019 'Bittern  (11hrs 36min)

-  May 16, 2009:  Edinburgh to Ayr

Locomotive: 45407 'Lancashire Fusilier'  ('3hrs 30min)

Ayr to Edinburgh

Locomotive:  45407 'Lancashire Fusilier'  ('3hrs 38min)

-  May 17, 2009:  Edinburgh to King's Cross

Locomotive,  Edinburgh to York:  60019 'Bittern' Edinburgh to York (4hrs 38min)

Locomotive, York to London:  46233 'Duchess of Sutherland''  (4hrs 43min)

Here is the original version of this photo, taken in colour:

Colour

Locomotive 60019, 'Bittern' crosses New Street as it leaves Edinburgh Waverley station on day 3 of The Coronationsteam train tour on May 19, 2010

Here is another version of the photo, also created using Photoshop.

Sepia

   Locomotive 60019, 'Bittern' crosses New Street as it leaves Edinburgh Waverley station on day 3 of The Coronationsteam train tour on May 19, 2010

 

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