|/ /||Albyn Oil Works|
Opened by Broxburn Oil Co next to Union Canal.
First Sod cut at Hopetoun Basin, Edinburgh
|/ /1822||Union Canal|
Canal built to break the Edinburgh coal cartel.
First Passenger Vessel sails on Union Canal, Flora MacIver.
|/ /1845||Forth and Cart Canal|
Authorised to make connection to Union Canal.
|/ /1860||Standrigg Colliery|
Absorbed into Redding Colliery, new railways approach the colliery replacing the Union Canal
|/ /1896||Redding Colliery|
James Nimmo and Company sink new Redding Colliery No 23 shaft, on the north bank of the Union Canal and by the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway.
|/ /1910||Union Canal|
Union Canal falls into dis-use and dis-repair
|/ /1965||Union Canal|
|/ /1990||Slamannan and Borrowstounness Railway|
Scottish Railway Preservation Society completes Bo'ness line to Manuel Junction (A station was opened here and the line may be extended to join the Union Canal).