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On this day

1872  Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway
Two road shed at Baillieston opened in connection with Bredisholm and Baillieston pits. Sub-shed of Polmadie.
1931  Glasgow Bothwell Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway
Bellshill South signalbox closed.
1937  Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Train crash at Castlecary when signal passed at danger (SPAD).
1945  Cathcart District Railway
Murder at Pollockshields East.
1961  Cathcart District Railway
Electrification complete.

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This day in history

<b>The End</b>. BR maintenance ends sign located on CR Garnkirk extension at Germiston High Jn just before it passes under Garngad/Royston Rd.- was this a premonition? NB NBR also had a branch into Provan Gas Wks which the CR served.

The End. BR maintenance ends sign located on CR Garnkirk extension at Germiston High Jn just before it passes under Garngad/Royston Rd.- was this a premonition? NB NBR also had a branch into Provan Gas Wks which the CR served.


Alistair MacKenzie [1979]


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Key events

October 2019 Almond Chord: £15 million approved to develop options for Waverley approaches.
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.

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Bath and Bristol since 2008   105 photos
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European Rail Timetable Winter 2019/2020

ASIN 0995799865
Publisher European Rail Timetable Limited
Published 2019-12-12

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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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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

ASIN 024197898X
Publisher Viking
Published 2017-09-28
Author(s) Simon Jenkins

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Careering To Rail Privatisation

ASIN B081B6L8NZ
Published 2019-11-10
Author(s) David Brown

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