Another long train journey through Great Britain

1 Thurso stationTHURSO, SCOTLAND (June 22, 2015) — Back to the trains today as I leave for a long journey south through Scotland and central England and then west to Aberystwyth, Wales, to spend some quality field time with my friend Tim Palmer. Our goal will be to explore sites for potential Independent Study projects.

4 Screen Shot 2015-06-24 at 8.51.34 PMLots of time on the trains coming up on this trek. Even more if I miss a connection. British train journeys often include only a few minutes to change trains at a station. This is not always a straightforward task.

2 Thurso track endsThe tracks at Thurso are the most northerly extension of the British rail system.

3 Tracks from ThursoSouth I go. There is no other direction!

About Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is a Professor of Geology at The College of Wooster. He specializes in invertebrate paleontology, carbonate sedimentology, and stratigraphy. He also is an expert on pseudoscience, especially creationism.
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