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1846  Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Service between Kirkintilloch Basin and new Kirkintilloch station withdrawn.
1872  Aberdeen Railway
Boiler explosion at Dubton.
1950  Taff Vale Railway
Branch to Ynysfach closed when slag traffic ceases.
1955  Scarborough and Whitby Railway
Hayburn Wyke becomes an unstaffed halt.
1964  Hartlepool Dock and Railway
West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company
Hartlepool to West Hartlepool line closed to school trains.

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This day in history

View north across the platforms at St Enoch on 23 March 1957, showing the tall ventilation shaft on the route between Glasgow Central Low Level and Glasgow Cross stations.

View north across the platforms at St Enoch on 23 March 1957, showing the tall ventilation shaft on the route between Glasgow Central Low Level and Glasgow Cross stations.


G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow [1957]


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Notes and Queries

Steam engine between turns... where and when? [Added 22 March 2019]

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Key events

Feb 2019 Construction of two new platforms (5 & 6) completed at Edinburgh Waverley.
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.

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Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, 1913 (old House)

ASIN 1908402474
Publisher Old House Books
Published 2012-09-20
Author(s) George Bradshaw

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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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Around The World In 80 Trains: A 45,000-mile Adventure

ASIN 1408869756
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Published 2019-01-24
Author(s) Monisha Rajesh

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Around The World In 80 Trains: A 45,000-mile Adventure

ASIN B07HXSRWST
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Published 2019-01-24
Author(s) Monisha Rajesh

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