|13/06/2021||A new season sees new exhibits join the Grampian Transport Museum's line-up |
|Former railway minister warns of risks in full takeover of track and trains |
|12/06/2021||Five-year-old children found playing on West Lothian railway tracks as warning issued |
|11/06/2021||ScotRail passenger numbers rebound from lockdown lows aftertravel restrictions eased |
|LNER seeks views on proposed major timetable changes |
Rail Business Daily
|Is the new Indiana Jones being filmed in the Scottish Borders? |
|Homebuyers willing to pay higher house prices to live nearer Glasgow rail links |
|West Midlands tram services suspended after fault discovered |
|Ministers aim to spur domestic tourism with cut-price UK rail pass |
|10/06/2021||New drone footage shows Trams to Newhaven progress from above |
|Gardening group picks up gold award |
|RMT raises safety concerns over Caledonian MacBrayne catamaran charter |
|Historic signal box restoration on picturesque Settle to Carlisle line |
|Full steam ahead as lockdown sales rush sees Hornby turn a profit |
|Rail freight surges past pass pre-Covid levels as economy begins bounce back |
Abolishing slavery of miners; Miners and salt miners released from binding to employers.
|1842||First use of a Royal Train
The British Monarchy - FAQ - What is the Royal train?
|1911||Dingwall and Skye Railway
Highland Hotel [Strathpeffer] opens.
|1928||William Beardmore & Co Ltd
Parkhead investment halted by management.
|1939||Gourock Extension Railway (Caledonian Railway)
Passenger train derails at Gourock, alongside the signal box.
|1941||Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours
Loss of SS St Patrick on service from Rosslare Pier to Fishguard Harbour when bombed by German aircraft. Steamer service withdrawn in November. (See also Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours [Ireland].)
|1949||Balerno Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Balerno to Edinburgh (Balerno Junction) officially closed to passengers, although actually suspended in 1943.
|1955||Mid Kent Railway (South Eastern Railway)
Addiscombe (Croydon) renamed Addiscombe.
Loch Skerrow Halt re-named Lochskerrow.
|1960||Dornoch Light Railway
Dornoch to The Mound (excluded) closed to all traffic. The Mound closes to passengers.
Great North of Scotland Railway class D40 4-4-0 No 49 Gordon Highlander standing at the north end of Dumfries on 13 June 1959. Dumfries North box is directly behind the locomotive and the large Caledonian goods shed stands in the right background. No 49 is preparing to take the SLS Golden Jubilee Special north on the last leg of its journey to St Enoch.A Snapper (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) (1959)
Photograph taken c. 1959 but where? Added 11 September 2017.Responses so far
|May 2021||Hitachi Class 80x trains taken out of service on LNER and TPE, also Great Western and Hull Trains, after discovery of hairline cracks. See image 76630|
|May 2021||Ticket examiners join ScotRail Sunday strikes.|
|April 2021||HST derailed at Dalwhinnie by signalling error. See image 76332|
|March 2021||Start of ScotRail conductor strikes on Sundays over rest-day pay.|
|March 2021||ScotRail to be nationalised from March 2022.|
|Lanarkshire & Dunbartonshire Line||83 photos|
|Maps - mainly of stations||27 photos|
|Largs to Ardeer and back||34 photos|
|Strathendrick, Aberfoyle and Blane Valley Lines||28 photos|
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