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Mon Jul 4 8:34 pm  #1


Branch Line to Killin

A  memory I have of my youth hostelling days around 1960 was visiting Killin. I remember once catching the trains from Killin Station (now long gone) to Killin Junction. From there we caught the train back to Glasgow. The memory I have is of sitting on the platform during a hot summers day awaiting the single carriage train. When I go to Scotland over the years I still try and get to see the Falls of Dochart. The railway bridge is till there. A couple of years back I sat on the bench overlooking the Falls reading a paper in sunshine; listening to the rush of water; thinking how great life was.
Two of the pictures come from a super book by Julian Holland called exploring Britain's lost railways from Collins.
http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag26/david_graham6/killin1_zpsqazwemjj.jpg?t=1467576345
http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag26/david_graham6/killin3_zps30brhvoc.jpg
http://i1297.photobucket.com/albums/ag26/david_graham6/killin2_zpsbllt1sfm.jpg?t=1467576345

 

 

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Hi I have had to change these pictures from Steve as photobucket now want paying to be able to post them here so I will just uplaod them to our main website then resend them to here.