SD9851 : Dalesman boarding at Skipton

taken 1 year ago, near to Skipton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Dalesman boarding at Skipton
Dalesman boarding at Skipton
The charter train was considerably longer than the platform at Skipton. It was a rather wet day.
The Dalesman (charter train)
West Coast Railways operate a summer charter train service between York and Carlisle, called the Dalesman. It is diesel hauled as far as Hellifield (provided with watering facilities for steam locomotives) then steam hauled over the Settle-Carlisle line.
Skipton Station
Skipton station is on the Airedale Line and opened in 1847. It is operated by Northern Rail and is situated 27 miles north-west of Leeds.

The station has four platforms and links Skipton to Leeds, Bradford, Carlisle, Lancaster and Morecambe.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9850 5132 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.4780N 2:1.4609W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9853 5130
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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