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1927  Glasgow Bothwell Hamilton and Coatbridge Railway
Mount Vernon signalbox replaced with a ground frame.
1966  Darvel Branch (Glasgow and South Western Railway)
Hurlford (Mineral Sidings) to Hurlford Junction closed to freight.
1966  East Kilbride Line (Caledonian Railway)
Mavor and Coulsons siding to East Kilbride closed to freight



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St Margarets J83 no 68470 takes a break between east end station pilot duties at Waverley in January 1959.

St Margarets J83 no 68470 takes a break between east end station pilot duties at Waverley in January 1959.


Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) [1959]


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Key events

Dec 2018 New ScotRail timetable implemented.
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.

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

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