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On this day

1851  Kelso Branch (North British Railway)
Wallace Nick station, by Kelso, closed.
1931  West Highland Railway
De-railment in Rannoch Moor.
1947  Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway
Kilwinning East to Stevenston Moorpark closed. Boat trains diverted to the former Glasgow and South Western Railway route from 16 June.
1964  Dingwall and Skye Railway
Lochluichart (New) closed to goods
1964  Dingwall and Skye Railway
Achnashellach closed to goods



This day in history

Class J39 64590 at Inverbervie on freight to Montrose in 1962.

Class J39 64590 at Inverbervie on freight to Montrose in 1962.


David Murray-Smith [1962]


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Key events

December 2019 - opening of Robroyston new station and Dunbar second platform
- farewell to ScotRail Class 314s and LNER HSTs
- TPE introduce Class 397s with new Glasgow-Preston-Liverpool route and Class 802s on new Edinburgh-Leeds-Liverpool route.
October 2019 Almond Chord: £15 million approved to develop options for Waverley approaches.
August 2019 - Government announces reopening of Levenmouth line within 5 years.
- LNER Azumas Anglo-Scottish debut.
July 2019 Closure of Springburn Works
June 2019 New Caledonian Sleeper suffers various problems and delays.

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Trains, Planes, Ships And Cars: The Golden Age 1900-1941

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Published 2020-01-09
Author(s) James Hamilton-Paterson

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Amazing Train Journeys (lonely Planet)

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

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

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Published 2020-01-23
Author(s) Monisha Rajesh

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The London Underground: 50 Things To See And Do (50 Things To See And Do Series)

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Publisher September Publishing
Published 2020-02-06
Author(s) Geoff Marshall Geoff Marshall Vicki Pipe Vicki Pipe

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