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The island of Great Britain includes England, Scotland and Wales.

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There are 3 pages of railways in this region (but see also the 3 sub-regions above).
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Bartholomew Maps

British Aluminium Company


Looking east at Newbiggin with 101 322 passing on an Edinburgh-bound service. In the foreground is the severed connection to the Alcan (formerly British Aluminium Co.) siding. [Bill Roberton]

British Rail


This is the introduction to British Railways' 1960 guidebook to the Edinburgh to Oban, via Stirling, route. The tourist attractions and beautiful scenery of the route were promoted, right to the end. [Ewan Crawford Collection]

British Steel Corporation


Rail mounted crane delivering wheel sets to the locomotive shed at Ravenscraig in 1987. Behind and to the left is the larger of the two distinctive gasholders which dominated the area. [Ewan Crawford]
Corus

East Coast Main Line Company Ltd


New East Coast branding on power car 91108, photographed on 23 November 2009. [Bill Roberton]
Eddie Stobart

List of locations in this area

BSC Ravenscraig Locomotive Shed BSC Ravenscraig Number 3 BSC Ravenscraig Steelworks Blast Furnace Burntisland Burntisland Aluminium Works 

Clydesdale Steelworks 

Dalzell Steelworks 

Humber Estuary Hunterston 

Imperial Tubeworks 

Plates, signs and notices Poster 

Query15757 Query17318 

Ravenscraig Locomotive Shed Ravenscraig No 3 Redcar Blast Furnace