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On this day

1653  Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of Great Britain
1770  Birth of Ludwig van Beethoven in Bonn
1831  Dundee and Newtyle Railway
Line opened. Stationary engines for inclines were provided by Carmichaels.
1864  Anglesey Central Railway
Line partly opened.
1880  Cathcart District Railway
First Directors meeting.

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This day in history

The recently refurbished Waverley platform 3 looking east on 16 December 2012, with a train waiting to depart on the 11 minute journey to Newcraighall.

The recently refurbished Waverley platform 3 looking east on 16 December 2012, with a train waiting to depart on the 11 minute journey to Newcraighall.


John Furnevel [2006]


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Notes and Queries

Steam hauled passenger train... where and when? [Added 15 December 2017]

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Key events

December 2017 First electric services run on Edinburgh - Glasgow main line.
Manchester's Ordsall Curve opens to traffic.
September 2017 Testing 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.

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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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The First Irish Railway: Westland Row To Kingstown

ASIN 0750987642
Publisher The History Press
Published 2018-05-01
Author(s) Kurt Kullmann

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Top 10 Of Everything 2018

ASIN 0600635147
Publisher Hamlyn
Published 2017-09-28
Author(s) Paul Terry

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Type 5 Heavy Freight Locomotives (modern Traction Profiles)

ASIN 1473899729
Publisher Pen & Sword Transport
Published 2018-01-30
Author(s) David Cable

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