NT4541 : The Union of South Africa steam special on the Borders Railway

taken 4 years ago, near to Bowland, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The Union of South Africa steam special on the Borders Railway
The Union of South Africa steam special on the Borders Railway
The Queen travelled from Edinburgh to Tweedbank on 9/9/15, the day she became Britainís longest serving monarch, on this train to officially open the new Borders Railway. The vintage carriages were hauled by the steam locomotive The Union of South Africa. The southbound train is exiting the south portal of Bowshank Tunnel on its way to Galashiels and Tweedbank.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 September, 2015   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 12 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4540 4110 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:39.6201N 2:52.1643W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4554 4077
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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