Michael Laing (rock_dinosaur) wrote,
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Further developments at Waverley Station


A Network Rail track-testing train topped-and-tailed by a pair of English Electric Type 3s (Class 37s) stands in the South Loop Siding at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, always known on the railway as The Klondyke for reasons unknown, 24th July, 2006. This loop has now been truncated at its east end to make way for the new Platform 10. No. 37 606 is nearest the camera.


A Network Rail track-testing train topped-and-tailed by a pair of English Electric Type 3s (Class 37s) stands in the South Loop Siding at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, on 24th July, 2006.


View from the end of the former Platform 1 (now Platform 2) at Waverley Station towards the Calton Tunnels during infrastructure works to provide four new platforms at the station, 24th July, 2006. On the left, a new through platform road has taken the place of the former North Loop Siding, while the platform from which the photo was taken was subsequently extended towards the signal in the distance.


View along the former Platform 1 (now Platform 2) at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, with the new Platform 1 under construction on the right, 24th July, 2006.


Westward view along the former Platform 1 - now Platform 2 - at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, showing construction underway on the new Platform 1 on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Westward view along the former Platforms 1 and 19 - now Platforms 2 and 19 - directly under North Bridge at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, showing construction underway on the new Platforms 1 and 20 on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Eastward view along the former Platform 1 - now Platform 2 - directly under North Bridge at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, showing construction underway on the new Platform 1 on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006. The overhead mailbag conveyor above the platforms leading from the station to the old GPO building has now been removed.


Westward view along the former Platforms 1 and 19 - now Platforms 2 and 19 - at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, showing the recently-installed scissors crossover and the new Platforms 1 and 20 and footbridges under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Eastward view along the former Platforms 19 and 1 - now Platforms 19 and 2 - at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, showing the recently-installed scissors crossover and the new Platforms 20 and 1 and footbridges under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Eastward view along the former Platforms 19 and 1 - now Platforms 19 and 2 - from below the temporary footbridge giving access to Waverley Station via the Waverley Market, showing the new Platforms 20 and 1 and footbridges under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Eastward view along Platform 19 at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, towards the temporary footbridge giving access to the station via the Waverley Market, showing the new Platform 20 under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Westward view from the temporary footbridge giving access to Waverley Station, Edinburgh, via the Waverley Market, showing Platform 19, and the new Platform 20 under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Westward view from the temporary footbridge giving access to Waverley Station, Edinburgh, via the Waverley Market, showing Platform 19, and the new Platform 20 under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Eastward view from the temporary footbridge giving access to Waverley Station, Edinburgh, via the Waverley Market, showing Platform 19, and the new Platform 20 and footbridges under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Eastward view from the temporary footbridge giving access to Waverley Station, Edinburgh, via the Waverley Market, showing Platform 19, and the new footbridges under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


Eastward view from the temporary footbridge giving access to Waverley Station, Edinburgh, via the Waverley Market, showing Platform 19, and the new footbridges under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.


South-eastward view from the temporary footbridge giving access to Waverley Station, Edinburgh, via the Waverley Market, showing Platform 19, and the new footbridges under construction on the north side of the station, 24th July, 2006.
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