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On this day

1872  Rutherglen and Coatbridge Railway
Two road shed at Baillieston opened in connection with Bredisholm and Baillieston pits. Sub-shed of Polmadie.
1931  Glasgow Bothwell Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway
Bellshill South signalbox closed.
1937  Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway
Train crash at Castlecary when signal passed at danger (SPAD).
1945  Cathcart District Railway
Murder at Pollockshields East.
1961  Cathcart District Railway
Electrification complete.

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This day in history

<b>The End</b>. BR maintenance ends sign located on CR Garnkirk extension at Germiston High Jn just before it passes under Garngad/Royston Rd.- was this a premonition? NB NBR also had a branch into Provan Gas Wks which the CR served.

The End. BR maintenance ends sign located on CR Garnkirk extension at Germiston High Jn just before it passes under Garngad/Royston Rd.- was this a premonition? NB NBR also had a branch into Provan Gas Wks which the CR served.


Alistair MacKenzie [1979]


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Notes and Queries

Passing freight... where and when? [Added 9 December 2018]

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Key events

Oct 2018 New ScotRail 385s taken out of service due to braking fault.
Aug 2018 First of the ScotRail refurbished HSTs arrives in Scotland.
July 2018 New ScotRail class 385s introduced on Edinburgh - Glasgow services.
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.

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European Rail Timetable Winter 2018-2019 Edition

ASIN 0995799849
Publisher European Rail Timetable Limited
Published 2018-12-12

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The Times Britain’s Hidden Railways

ASIN 0008249091
Publisher Times Books
Published 2018-10-04
Author(s) Julian Holland

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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 Southwold Railway 1879-1929: The Tale Of A Suffolk Byway (narrow Gauge Railways)

ASIN 1473867584
Publisher Pen & Sword Transport
Published 2019-01-30
Author(s) Rob Shorland-Ball

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