Welcome to the RAILSCOT website. Here you will find the history of railways in Britain (with an emphasis on Scotland), current news and photographs past and present. (Copyright on all images remains with the photographer. Please note that, with the exception of images submitted in support of one-off news items, we are not currently accepting new contributors to this website due to the volume of images submitted. If you would like to contribute in the future you may make contact here.)
Freightliner 66610 on a ballast train just north of Tynehead station on 10 November 2014. Sister locomotive 66605 is on the other end of the train.
A tram heading for Bury threads its way though the single line section from Shudehill on 31 October, with construction of the striking new roof of Manchester Victoria at an advanced stage.
The welcome sight of a train running again from Pwllheli to Birmingham International. A class 158 DMU crosses the new concrete Pont Briwet on 17th October 2014, while in the foreground the old wooden trestle bridge standeth still. Difficulties in rerouting water pipes and BT cables have delayed demolition of this listed structure.
Electric Multiple Unit 318266 on a driver training run at Mount Vernon on 2 October.