Latest photographs








On this day

1834  Clarence Railway
Line reaches Ferryhill
1854  Great Western Railway
Paddington New station, departure side, opened.
1919  Dingwall and Skye Railway
Loan crossing and sidings opens for Admiralty (Alternative date: 1 February 1918)
1965  Vale of Llangollen Railway
Llangollen and Corwen Railway
Corwen and Bala Railway
Bala and Dolgelly Railway
Aberystwyth and Welch Coast Railway
Last day of passenger service from Ruabon (excluded) to Morfa Mawddach (excluded).
1967  Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Line re-opened between {{Bridge or Earn Junction}} and {{Ladybank}} after clearing rockfall at {{Clatchard Craig Quarry}} and re-instating line.



This day in history

Looking towards Dereham at Thuxton on 16 January 1977. Freight continued for a further 12 years before the station experienced a renaissance as part of the Mid Norfolk Railway. [See image 47725]

Looking towards Dereham at Thuxton on 16 January 1977. Freight continued for a further 12 years before the station experienced a renaissance as part of the Mid Norfolk Railway. [See image 47725]


Mark Dufton [1977]


More


Notes and Queries

Former level crossing... where? [Added 16 January 2019]

Suggest an answer



Key events

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.
July 2018 New ScotRail class 385s introduced on Edinburgh - Glasgow services.
Jun 2018 LNER takes over operations on the East Coast Main Line from Virgin/Stagecoach.

More


Slideshows

Bath and Bristol since 2008   94 photos
Cumbernauld   4 photos
Kenya National Rail Museum Nairobi   16 photos
Milton Keynes   50 photos

More


Books

Selected from Amazon's New Releases, Most Wanted, Top Selling and Most Gifted lists. More

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

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

View on Amazon

British Rail Architecture

ASIN 0860936856
Publisher Crecy Publishing
Published 2018-09-28
Author(s) David Lawrence

View on Amazon

Railway Adventures, The Places, Trains, People And Stations

ASIN 1910463876
Publisher September Publishing
Published 2018-10-16
Author(s) Geoff Marshall Vicki Pipe

View on Amazon

Rail Guide 2019: Main Line Systems

ASIN 1910809551
Publisher Crecy Publishing
Published 2019-03-29
Author(s) Colin J. Marsden

View on Amazon


Articles

More


Book reviews

More