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1884  Glasgow Central Station
Eglinton Street shed converted for carriages.
1935  East Kilbride Line (Caledonian Railway)
Mavor and Coulsons siding, East Kilbride to Hunthill Junction closed to freight
1966  Dumfries Lochmaben and Lockerbie Railway
Lockerbie to Dumfries closed



This day in history

Amongst the many withdrawn steam locomotives awaiting disposal in the yard at Bathgate on 18 November 1963 is Gresley A3 Pacific no 60099 <I>Call Boy</I>. [See image 26976]

Amongst the many withdrawn steam locomotives awaiting disposal in the yard at Bathgate on 18 November 1963 is Gresley A3 Pacific no 60099 Call Boy. [See image 26976]


K A Gray [1963]


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August 2019 Government announces reopening of Levenmouth line within 5 years.
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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.

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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

ASIN 024197898X
Publisher Viking
Published 2017-09-28
Author(s) Simon Jenkins

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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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The Times Britain’s Hidden Railways

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

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Winners & Losers: Loco Bashing Tales From The 1980s

ASIN 1909431753
Publisher Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Published 2019-12-02
Author(s) Andy Chard

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