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Sunday morning scene at Gorebridge, looking south on 21 December 2014, with work well advanced on the station car park. Most activities are now on hold for the Christmas and New Year holiday period.
318257 coupled to 320313 arriving at Mount Vernon from Motherwell on Sunday 14th December 2014, the first day of the new electric services on the Whifflet line.
The new Metrolink platforms at Manchester Airport from the buffer stops. When opened in 1993 the station had two platforms but has been greatly expanded since 2008. Of the most recent platforms only No.6 was in use on 2 December with Tram 3089 waiting to return to Cornbrook. The new main line platform 4 to the right was nearing completion, with TPE 185121 waiting at platform 3 on a Blackpool North service.
A group of visitors on one of the recently launched Glasgow Central Station Tours returns via the main walkway along the station roof on 20th November 2014. [See image 49659]