Amazing photo shows an RAF aircraft and a ScotRail train passing each other near Edinburgh airport

The picture, snapped by Edinburgh resident Ross Ballantine, shows an RAF aircraft passing over a ScotRail train as it prepares to land at Edinburgh Airport.

Thursday, 26th November 2020, 5:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th November 2020, 5:05 pm

The plane is an RAF C-17 Globemaster III, a long range, heavy-lift strategic transport aircraft.

The photo was taken as the plane came into land at Edinburgh Airport just passed 13.20 on Thursday.

Read More

Read More
Edinburgh toddler death: Man in court accused of murder of Julius Czapla

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Picture credit: Ross Ballantine

Ross said: “I was just passing by when I saw it.

“Very lucky shot to be honest – didn’t even realise I had caught the train also.”

A message from the Editor:Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.