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1930  South Queensferry Branch (Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway)
Ratho (Low level) to Kirkliston to Dalmeny Junction closed to passengers
1930  Macmerry Branch (North British Railway)
Smeaton closed to passengers.
1930  Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Whifflet station closed.
1930  Down and Stoke Ferry Railway
Abbey for West Dereham closed
1930  Stirling and Dunfermline Railway
Sauchie station closed.

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This day in history

Ex-NB J37 0-6-0 64563 approaching from Pollok Junction and about to run through Shields Road station on 22 September 1956. The freight is on the down St Enoch route [see image 16340].

Ex-NB J37 0-6-0 64563 approaching from Pollok Junction and about to run through Shields Road station on 22 September 1956. The freight is on the down St Enoch route [see image 16340].


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1956]


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Steam hauled... where and when? [Added 21 September 2018]

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Key events

Aug 2018 First of the ScotRail refurbished InterCity trains arrives in Scotland.
Jun 2018 LNER takes over operations on the East Coast Main Line from Virgin/Stagecoach.
Serious rail disruption caused by unusually high temperatures near end of month.
May 2018 First of the ScotRail leased class 365 units appears on the E&G line.
Mar 2018 Red weather warning of freezing temperatures and heavy snow is followed by transport chaos at beginning of month.

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Felix The Railway Cat

ASIN 1405929782
Publisher Penguin
Published 2017-08-24
Author(s) Kate Moore

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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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The Trains Now Departed: Sixteen Excursions Into The Lost Delights Of Britain's Railways

ASIN 0099590581
Publisher Arrow
Published 2016-06-16
Author(s) Michael Williams

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A Dangerous Place: The Story Of The Railway Murders

ASIN B01IUGY9IO
Publisher The History Press
Published 2016-10-03
Author(s) Simon Farquhar

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