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On this day

1849  Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway
Millerhill station opened.
1852  Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway
Penshaw to Sunderland opened for freight.
1878  Penarth Extension (Taff Vale Railway)
Line opened from Penarth harbour to Penarth.



This day in history

Standard 4MT 2-6-4T 80114 at Don Street overbridge (Woodside) on 1225 to Peterhead.

Standard 4MT 2-6-4T 80114 at Don Street overbridge (Woodside) on 1225 to Peterhead.


David Murray-Smith [1960]


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

ASIN 1408869772
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Published 2020-01-23
Author(s) Monisha Rajesh

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Europe By Rail: The Definitive Guide

ASIN 3945225027
Publisher Hidden Europe Publications
Published 2020-01-01
Author(s) Nicky Gardner Susanne Kries

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The Train Book: The Definitive Visual History (dk)

ASIN 1409347966
Publisher DK
Published 2014-10-01
Author(s) DK

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The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway: The Story Of A Welsh Rural Byway (narrow Gauge Railways)

ASIN 1526744775
Publisher Pen & Sword Transport
Published 2020-07-30
Author(s) Peter Johnson

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