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On this day

1893  Kincardine Line (North British Railway)
Kincardine Junction to Kincardine opened.
1920  ~Cavan, Leitrim and Roscommon Light Railway and Tramway
Adoon closed
1967  Newport Railway
{{Newport-on-Tay East}} to {{Tayport}} official closure date (closed early due toTay Road Bridge works).



This day in history

Scene of a demonstration in Whitehall, SW1, on 18 December 1968, with the Waverley petition party on the march. A young looking David Steel is standing alongside Madge Elliot, with an even younger looking Bruce McCartney holding the placard demanding <I>STOP THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY</I>.

Scene of a demonstration in Whitehall, SW1, on 18 December 1968, with the Waverley petition party on the march. A young looking David Steel is standing alongside Madge Elliot, with an even younger looking Bruce McCartney holding the placard demanding STOP THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY.


Bruce McCartney Collection [1968]


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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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Rail Guide 2019: Main Line Systems

ASIN 1910809551
Publisher Crecy Publishing
Published 2019-03-29
Author(s) Colin J. Marsden

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The Times Britain’s Hidden Railways

ASIN 0008249091
Publisher Times Books
Published 2018-10-04
Author(s) Julian Holland

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Railway Adventures, The Places, Trains, People And Stations

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Publisher September Publishing
Published 2018-10-16
Author(s) Geoff Marshall Vicki Pipe

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The Modern Railway 2019

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Publisher Key Publishing Ltd
Published 2018-12-20
Author(s) Ken Cordner

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