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1840  Great Western Railway
Steventon to Faringdon Road (now Challow) opened. Stations on this section at: Wantage Road, Challow.
1890  West Highland Railway
Banavie Branch authorised.
1920  Panama Canal Opened
1931  Cardiff Railway
Service cut back from Rhydyfelin Halt to Coryton.
1963  Glasgow Dumbarton and Helensburgh Railway
Ruchill Goods and Hospital Branch closed.

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The down <I>Granite City</I> stands at Forfar in pouring rain on 20 July 1953. At the head of the train is Compound 4-4-0 no 40939.

The down Granite City stands at Forfar in pouring rain on 20 July 1953. At the head of the train is Compound 4-4-0 no 40939.


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1953]


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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.
Oct 2018 New ScotRail 385s taken out of service due to braking fault.

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Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures Of A Famous Station Cat And Her Kitten Apprentice

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Publisher Michael Joseph
Published 2019-07-11
Author(s) Kate Moore Kate Moore

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Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures Of A Famous Station Cat And Her Kitten Apprentice

ASIN 0241364817
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published 2019-07-11
Author(s) Kate Moore Kate Moore

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Rail Atlas Of Great Britain And Ireland: 15

ASIN 0860936813
Publisher Crecy Publishing
Published 2018-04-09
Author(s) Stuart Baker

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

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Published 2019-01-24
Author(s) Monisha Rajesh

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