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On this day

1935  Coalburn Branch (Caledonian Railway)
Stonehouse East Junction to Canderside Sidings closed to freight
1946  Strathpeffer Branch (Highland Railway)
Strathpeffer Branch closes to passengers (Alternative date: 2 March 1946).
1963  Glamorganshire Canal
Cardiff Corporation closes the last part of the Glamorganshire Canal's operation; a link between the sea lock and canal basin and sidings on the South Wales Railway.



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St. Enoch station. C.R. 4.4.0 54440 ex Greenock.

St. Enoch station. C.R. 4.4.0 54440 ex Greenock.


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1949]


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HST held at a signal... where and when? [Added 17 February 2018]

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Abc Rail Guide 2018

ASIN 1910809519
Publisher Crecy Publishing
Published 2018-04-23
Author(s) Colin Marsden

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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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Night Trains: The Rise And Fall Of The Sleeper

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Publisher Profile Books
Published 2018-02-01
Author(s) Andrew Martin

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The Train Book: The Definitive Visual History (dk)

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

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