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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


An early British Railways poster advertising The Flying Scotsman service. This framed example was found on a wall in The Booking Office outside Waverley Station on 19 April 2017. [John McIntyre]

British Steel Corporation


Iron ore carrier 'Enterprise' at Hunterston Pier in 1989. This facility allowed import of iron ore and coal for the Ravenscraig Steelworks and replaced General Terminus in Glasgow. Since closure of the steelworks it has been used to import coal for power stations. [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 Hunterston Ore Terminal 

Imperial Tubeworks 

Plates, signs and notices Poster 

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Ravenscraig Locomotive Shed Ravenscraig No 3 Redcar Blast Furnace