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1846  Deeside Railway
Act receives Royal assent.
1846  Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle Railway
Act receives Royal assent. It was originally stipulated that the line was not allowed to compete with the Caledonian Railway for Glasgow to Carlisle traffic.
1846  Morayshire Railway
Act receives Royal assent. Authorised from Lossiemouth to Elgin and from Orton to Craigellachie.
1846  Kilmarnock and Troon Railway
Line leased to the Glasgow Paisley Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway and re-gauged for locomotives.
1846  Leeds and Thirsk Railway
Second Leeds and Thirsk Act gives powers to open a line from Northallerton to Billingham on the Stockton and Hartlepool Railway, Eaglescliffe on the Stockton and Darlington Railway and Stockton on the Clarence Railway.

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This day in history

Caley ^Jumbo^ 57307 ambles through Patterton on Saturday 16 July 1949 with a short goods train.

Caley ^Jumbo^ 57307 ambles through Patterton on Saturday 16 July 1949 with a short goods train.


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1949]


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Key events

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

ASIN 0241364817
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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Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures Of A Famous Station Cat And Her Kitten Apprentice

ASIN 1405942304
Publisher Penguin
Published 2019-11-28
Author(s) Kate Moore

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