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1878  Taff Vale Railway
Coal train, which was being turned using the triangle of lines north of Pontypridd, backs onto passenger train at Rhondda Cutting Junction killing thirteen passengers.
1987  Central Wales Extension Railway
4 killed when train falls into the River Towy after a bridge collapses due to floods.



This day in history

Ex-NB J36 0-6-0 65327 stands out of use in the shed yard at Thornton Junction on 19 October 1965, one month before its official withdrawal by BR.

Ex-NB J36 0-6-0 65327 stands out of use in the shed yard at Thornton Junction on 19 October 1965, one month before its official withdrawal by BR.


K A Gray [1965]


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Key events

September 2017 Launch of ScotRail 'New Era' modified HST services.
August 2017 Half of Waterloo station's platforms closed for extension work.
June 2017 HS2/WCML franchise - shortlist of bidders announced.
March 2017 Settle & Carlisle Line reopens after more than a year following landslip
Feb 2017 Commencement of work on HS2 phase 1 formally approved

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Appleton's Railway Guide To The Usa And Canada

ASIN 1471159949
Publisher Simon & Schuster UK
Published 2016-09-08
Author(s) D. Appleton

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Around India In 80 Trains

ASIN 1857886445
Publisher Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Published 2016-10-06
Author(s) Monisha Rajesh

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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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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

ASIN B072JB419R
Publisher Penguin
Published 2017-09-28
Author(s) Simon Jenkins

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