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Explore #225: Abandoned Trains, Waterside nr. Dunaskin, Scotland – September 2018

Explore #3 of the ‘North of The Wall’ Tour This was just a quick stopover to stretch our legs and have a look at some nice old abandoned trains, which would have once served a nearby former ironworks and brickworks which eventually closed in 1976. A heritage centre operated on that site from the late 1990s until funding was withdrawn in 2005. Thanks for steaming past. Adam X

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Chernobyl: Yaniv train station – April 2015

History (from wikipedia) The village of Yaniv is located just south of Pripyat. Immediately after the Chernobyl disaster its 100 villagers were all evacuated and resettled elsewhere due to the high level of radioactive contamination. Because of the impossibility of effective decontamination most of the village’s buildings were destroyed and buried in 1987. Its railway station, mainly serving Pripyat, was an important hub of the Chernihiv–Ovruch line and also for long-distance trains. The Yaniv-Ovruch line section has remained out of…

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Chernobyl: Duga 3 ‘Steel Yard’ Radar – April 2015

History (from wikipedia) Duga 3 was was a Soviet over-the-horizon (OTH) radar system used as part of the Soviet ABM early-warning network. The system operated from July 1976 to December 1989. Two operational Duga radars were deployed, one near Chernobyl and Chernihiv in what was then called the Ukrainian SSR (present-day Ukraine), the other in eastern Siberia. The Duga systems were extremely powerful, over 10 MW in some cases, and broadcast in the shortwave radio bands. They appeared without warning,…

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