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1826  Dundee and Newtyle Railway
Act receives Royal assent, engineer Mr {Charles Landale} (Elgin Railway engineer).
1826  Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway
Act receives Royal assent
1856  Forth and Clyde Junction Railway
Opened throughout, operated by the North British Railway.



This day in history

<I>Crab</I> 2-6-0 42833 arriving at Lugton on Saturday 26 May 1956 with a St Enoch - Kilmarnock semi-fast. [Ref query 19 November 2017]

Crab 2-6-0 42833 arriving at Lugton on Saturday 26 May 1956 with a St Enoch - Kilmarnock semi-fast. [Ref query 19 November 2017]


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1956]


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Key events

Apr 2019 New Caledonian Sleeper launched.
Feb 2019 Construction of two new platforms (5 & 6) completed at Edinburgh Waverley.
Dec 2018 New ScotRail timetable implemented.
Oct 2018 New ScotRail 385s taken out of service due to braking fault.
Aug 2018 First of the ScotRail refurbished HSTs arrives in Scotland.

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Inter-city 125 High Speed Train: Owners' Workshop Manual

ASIN 1785212664
Publisher J H Haynes & Co Ltd
Published 2019-06-20
Author(s) Chris Martin

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The Times Britain’s Hidden Railways

ASIN 0008249091
Publisher Times Books
Published 2018-10-04
Author(s) Julian Holland

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Around The World In 80 Trains: A 45,000-mile Adventure

ASIN 1408869756
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Published 2019-01-24
Author(s) Monisha Rajesh

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Amazing Train Journeys (lonely Planet)

ASIN 1787014304
Publisher Lonely Planet
Published 2018-10-12
Author(s) Lonely Planet

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