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Steam engine at Fortrose station.
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Steam engine at Fortrose station.

Picture added on 07 December 2005
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Fortrose Railway Station
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As loons we used to "help" pushing the engine round on the turntable and tried to make pennies by putting ha'pennies on the rails and watching them being squashed by the train. It wasn't very successful as they came out far too big.
Added by John Corall on 12 September 2005
They were "Ben" class locomotives?

Added by Murray on 21 January 2008
The last Passenger Train ran from Fortrose Station ran on the 1st Oct.1951. There are I think no less than 5 carriages, and a large crowd of people. I think this looks like the last train in 1951.

The Engine has been uncoupled, and is heading for the turntable to be turned round then re-coupled to the other end of the train for the return trip.

Added by Robin Whyte on 15 August 2010
This is almost certainly the last ever train at Fortrose on 14th June 1960. It was a joint SLS/RCTS railtour, with loco 57594 in charge. (Details from "Six Bells Junction")
The 2 coaches almost hidden by the loco are the 2 preserved Caledonian Railway coaches restored in conjunction with CR 4-2-2 No.123.
Added by David Manders on 07 September 2010
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