Ayrshire Traction by Colin J. Howat

By Colin J. Howat

within the Sixties, there have been nonetheless steam locomotives established at Ayr depot and a wealth of department strains crossed the Ayrshire geographical region. even supposing there has been a wave of closures following the Beeching record, via the Eighties it was once determined that what railways have been left have been worthy preserving and a few stations resembling Kilmaurs and New Cumnock have been re-opened. This e-book takes a glance at railway traction in Ayrshire, together with at Kilmarnock, Largs, Greenburn, Irvine, Hunterston and Ardrossan Harbour. Colin J. Howat, who has lived in Ayrshire all his lifestyles and spent decades operating within the rail undefined, makes use of his terrific choice of color and black and white pictures to record the final 40 years of diesel and electrical traction in Ayrshire, together with either passenger and freight trains.

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