Driving north...
Low Gill interlude
14 December 2001  
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I had to drive up to Edinburgh and, as I would be staying overnight, I packed the cameras, deciding I would spend a few minutes by the lineside on my way north. There would be no need to hurry. The day started bright and sunny, and remained that way when I left the motorway and took to the lanes. I'd spent some time around Grayrigg previously, so I tried a little further on, near Low Gill, where the viaduct still stands reminder of the route to Clapham, via Sedbergh and Ingleton.
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I spent around an hour there, and was rewarded with remarkable variety in that period - here, in the order in which they passed, are the results. I decided to head a little further north, collecting a bite of lunch on the way. I should have stayed put - as I drove on past Tebay, the clouds gathered and the bright sunshine turned to grey gloom. So I contented myself with just watching the passing traffic as I chomped, before continuing my northbound journey.
37 685 (I think) on northbound containers 66 022 on a southbound coal train 66 099 on northbound coal empties 87 031 "Hal o' the Wynd" on a northbound passenger GNER-liveried 90 224 on a southbound parcels 325 004 on a southbound working