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1878  Taff Vale Railway
Coal train, which was being turned using the triangle of lines north of Pontypridd, backs onto passenger train at Rhondda Cutting Junction killing thirteen passengers.
1987  Central Wales Extension Railway
4 killed when train falls into the River Towy after a bridge collapses due to floods.

This day in history

Class J36 no  65345 on shed at Bathgate on 19 October 1965.

Class J36 no 65345 on shed at Bathgate on 19 October 1965.

K A Gray [1965]


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Key events

August 2019 Government announces reopening of Levenmouth line within 5 years.
June 2019 New Caledonian Sleeper suffers various problems and delays.
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.



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