The train from
Experienced train-spotters will have noticed instantly
that no train is to be seen in our photograph. This is because the line
is closed for repairs and passengers will have to take the bus for the
next nine months or so.
The Coleraine to Derry train journey is one of the most
scenic on this planet, but just recently the trains had to travel so
slowly over ancient tracks - 5 miles an hour at times - that even
experienced globe trotters got fed up with all that scenery.
Hopefully the current repair work will keep the line
open for another 100 or so years.
On the right is another view of the same place, this
time taken from Mussenden Temple.
Newsbrowser reader Brian Robinson took the
picture a few days ago. It shows the glowing tents of the
recent peace camp - an artistic celebration of love, poetry and
There certainly is a lot of the latter!