Boness and Kinneil Railway

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The Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway runs from Bo'ness, on the banks of the Forth near Linlithgow, west then south to Birkhill where members of the public can visit the Clay Mine.

It is connected to the Edinburgh to Glasgow main line at Manuel.

Bo'ness station. Photo by The Grimsheeper

The railway runs a weekend (mainly steam operated) service from April to December, supplemented with a seven day service in July and August. There are regular Thomas dates, a Summer and Winter Diesel gala as well as other special operating dates.


Steam Locomotives
North British Railway C Class (LNER Class J36) No. 673 MaudeOut of service. Currently at NRM.SRPS
LNER D49 Class 4-4-0 No. 246 MorayshireOperationalSRPS
Diesel Locomotives
D2767 Operational
Class 08 D3558 (08443) Operational SRPS
Class 20 20020 Operational
Class 25 25235 Yard use only pending wheelset replacement.SRPS
Class 26 26004 Stored6LDA Group
Class 26 26024 Operational6LDA Group
Class 27 27001 Operationalprivate owner
Class 27 27005 Stored (On displar in MoSR)SRPS
Class 37 37025 Inverness TMD Operational Scottish 37 Group
Class 37 37175 W.S. SellarOperational private owner
Class 47 47643 In Traffic
Class 303 | 303032 | | Stored and on display | |

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