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On this day

1864  Callander and Oban Railway
First meeting of the Callander and Oban Railway Committee.
1870  Merthyr Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway
North facing junction at Abergavenny opened. New station opened at junction and 1863 station closed and replaced by sidings.
1914  Callander and Oban Railway
Connel Ferry bridge altered for road vehicles and pedestrians.
1984  Isle of Mull Railway
Line officially opened by Chris Green.



This day in history

RCTS/SLS RAIL TOUR OF SCOTLAND 22nd June 1962<br>
42196 heading away from Drongan towards Belston Junction.

RCTS/SLS RAIL TOUR OF SCOTLAND 22nd June 1962
42196 heading away from Drongan towards Belston Junction.


Jim Currie (Courtesy Stephenson Locomotive Society) [1962]


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Passing train... where and when? [Added 19 June 2018]

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Key events

May 2018 First of the ScotRail leased class 365 units appears on the E&G line.
March 2018 Red weather warning of freezing temperatures and heavy snow is followed by transport chaos at beginning of month.
February 2018 Announcement that Stagecoach/Virgin ECML franchise to end early.
December 2017 First electric services run on Edinburgh - Glasgow main line.
Manchester's Ordsall Curve opens to traffic.

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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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Great American Railroad Journeys

ASIN 1471151514
Publisher Simon & Schuster UK
Published 2017-01-26
Author(s) Michael Portillo Michael Portillo Michael Portillo

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Railway Adventures, The Places, Trains, People And Stations

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

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Born To Run: Nyc Subway Graffiti On The Ind And Bmt Lines

ASIN 0764356429
Publisher Schiffer Publishing
Published 2018-11-28
Author(s) Tod Lange

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