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On this day

1870  City of Glasgow Union Railway
Gallowgate opened, used as a terminus by the North British Railways Coatbridge Branch until the College terminus was complete.
1870  City of Glasgow Union Railway
Main Street opened
1929  Arroll-Johnston Ltd
Liquidated
1965  Douglas Branch
Lanark Racecourse to Smyllum West Junction ceases to be used for engine turning.



This day in history

Fairbairn 4Ps 42277, off Perth shed (63A), and 42195 outside Polmadie Shed (66A).

Fairbairn 4Ps 42277, off Perth shed (63A), and 42195 outside Polmadie Shed (66A).


Richard Mercer [1965]


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Notes and Queries

Ballast train... where and when? [Added 19 December 2018]

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Key events

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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Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures Of A Famous Station Cat And Her Kitten Apprentice

ASIN 0241364817
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published 2019-07-11
Author(s) Kate Moore Kate Moore

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Full Steam Ahead, Felix: Adventures Of A Famous Station Cat And Her Kitten Apprentice

ASIN 0241364817
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published 2019-07-11
Author(s) Kate Moore Kate Moore

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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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Gloucester Locomotive Sheds: Horton Road & Barnwood: Engine And Train Workings

ASIN 1473875595
Publisher Pen & Sword Transport
Published 2018-10-30
Author(s) Steve Bartlett

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