NT2573 : Train arriving at Waverley Station

taken 11 years ago, near to Edinburgh, Great Britain

Train arriving at Waverley Station
Train arriving at Waverley Station
A train bound for London King's Cross arrives at Platform 11 under the footbridge to Market Street.

"Passengers are left much more to their own initiative than on the Continent. They should therefore make sure that they are in their proper train and compartment. A seat is regarded as 'taken' if a hat, suitcase, or other article is placed upon it; in the chief express trains seats may be booked in advance (1/-). The control of the window is by custom conceded to the passenger seated next to it, facing the engine; considerate travellers, in this position, take the sense of the company on the subject of ventilation. It is forbidden to enter a moving train, or to walk across the metals when a bridge or subway is provided. The railway officials are usually civil in answering questions, and enquiry-offices and train-indicators will be found at most of the larger stations. - Americans may be reminded that the ticket-office is called the 'booking-office', that the conductor is addressed as 'guard', and that the baggage is better known as 'luggage'. -- Muirhead's Short Guide To Edinburgh, 1953
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 March, 2010
Category
Trains > Trains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 259 738 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.1281N 3:11.2067W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 260 738
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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