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1837  Clarence Railway
Byers Green branch opened
1841  Glasgow, Paisley and Greenock Railway
Paisley to Greenock opened. Connections with trans-Atlantic and other steamers was by walking down East Quay Lane.
1858  Rhymney Railway
Opened to passengers.
1862  West Somerset Railway
Opened, operated by the Bristol and Exeter Junction Railway. There was no connection to the West Somerset Mineral Railway.
1930  Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway
Leith Walk closed to passengers.

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At Balmore. V.1. 2.6.2T 67676. Last train Bridgeton Cross to Kilsyth via Maryhill.

At Balmore. V.1. 2.6.2T 67676. Last train Bridgeton Cross to Kilsyth via Maryhill.


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1951]


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Former locomotive shed... where?

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Key events

March 2020 Major changes to railway operations and timetables resulting from impact of Coronavirus pandemic.
December 2019 - opening of [[Robroyston]]'s new station and [[Dunbar]]'s second platform
- farewell to ScotRail Class 314s and LNER HSTs
- TPE introduce Class 397s with new Glasgow-Preston-Liverpool route and Class 802s on new Edinburgh-Leeds-Liverpool route.
October 2019 Almond Chord: £15 million approved to develop options for Waverley approaches.
August 2019 - Government announces reopening of Levenmouth line within 5 years.
- LNER Azumas Anglo-Scottish debut.
July 2019 Closure of [[St Rollox Works]].

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Great Britain's Railways: A New History

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Author(s) Maggs MBE, Colin

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