NT1772 : Flying Scotsman approaches Edinburgh Gateway Railway Station

taken 1 year ago, near to Gogar, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Flying Scotsman approaches Edinburgh Gateway Railway Station
Flying Scotsman approaches Edinburgh Gateway Railway Station
Flying Scotsman slowly approaches Edinburgh Gateway Station working the morning Fife Circle special. This was the first of 3 trips round the Fife Circle on the Sunday.

Flying Scotsman makes its annual visit to Scotland around May and hauls trips around Fife.
Edinburgh Gateway
A new £41million railway station built on the western outskirts of Edinburgh to link trains from the north with the Edinburgh Trams which provide a service to the airport. Construction began in January 2015 and it was opened by the Scottish Minister for Transport and the Islands on 9 December 2016. There is also pedestrian access from the station to the Gyle Centre and the A8 Glasgow-Edinburgh road. It is part of the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) which includes the electrification of central Scotlandís railway infrastructure to give increased capacity and faster speeds on key routes. It has two 265m (10 car) platforms and a large concourse. There is step free access to the platforms and the tram stop. The tram stop is an addition to the existing tram line, between those at the Gyle Centre and Gogarburn.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Railways 
Locomotive (from Tags)
Flying Scotsman 
Place (from Tags)
Edinburgh 
Near (from Tags)
Edinburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 175 728 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.4690N 3:19.2847W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 176 727
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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