From Carlisle to Kittybrewster (that's Aberdeen)

Ray Schofield


Region:
London
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Type:
Hobby
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Unknown
Category:
Travel
Updated:
4th October 2021
Tagged:
Trains | Travel | Scotland

This is my second 'Scottish Journey' and, using pictures, we travel north from Carlisle to Glasgow, loop arround the South-West, then proceed north again to Aberdeen taking the routes of many of the earliest rail-links north of the Border. All with steam traction, and taken on my c.25 visits over the border from 1963 to now. The second of a trilogy of Scottish talks

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About Ray Schofield

Retired Chartered Engineer who currently undertakes some tour management for UK worldwide rail travel company. Widely travelled, much of which is independent, around the 5 continents of the world plus Aus and NZ. Visited parts that most others haven’t e.g., North Korea, Pakistan, Eritrea, Paraguay, Syria ....... Talks are generally associated with trains (mostly nostalgic steam) the railways themselves and associated historical aspects. Talks tailored to audience, whether knowledgeable on subject or not and using primarily own photo material and research from own comprehensive specialised library. A talk could be the development of railways in your own area, or another area c/w with anecdotes. It could be a certain part of the world e.g. Indian sub-continent, or All quiet on the Western Front, a short talk on the trench railways used by the 4 main protagonists in this war theatre.


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