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On this day

1936  William Beardmore & Co Ltd
Sir James Lithgow becomes chairman.
1982  Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway
Baileyfield switch and crossing depot opened. (The original Baileyfield Switch and Crossing Works was opened here by the North British Railway in 1905. It closed in 1980 for rebuilding.)



This day in history

Gresley V3 2-6-2T 67626 standing in a line of stored steam locomotives at Bo^ness Harbour on 26 February 1962.

Gresley V3 2-6-2T 67626 standing in a line of stored steam locomotives at Bo^ness Harbour on 26 February 1962.


K A Gray [1962]


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Key events

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]].
June 2019 New Caledonian Sleeper suffers various problems and delays.

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