|16/05/2021||India's Golden Bridge will forever be linked with the Tay Rail Bridge Disaster |
|The Waverley leaves Greenock after annual dry-docking |
|Not so ship shape: Over half of CalMac's lifeline ferry fleet now operating past life expectancy |
|15/05/2021||Thousands of UK train services to be restored as Covid restrictions ease |
|VE Day anniversary: Garelochhead Station Trust hosts fund-raiser |
|ScotRail and union come to blows over pot noodle |
|Rio Tinto to test Rail Vision collision-avoidance technology |
|14/05/2021||Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce scion among Highland lairds given railway station private waiting rooms |
|Scotland's Railway exceeds punctuality target |
|Bats about Levenmouth Rail link |
|Major travel disruption after vehicle collides with railway bridge |
|13/05/2021||Hitachi Rail and rail industry agree service recovery plan to get trains back |
|ScotRail's trains have been on a reputational rollercoaster Alastair Dalton |
|Railway drill injury sees firm fined 12k in Borders court |
|Highland Line company reaches agreement over Hitachi 800 trains |
Strathspey and Badenoch Herald
|1824||Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway
Act receives Royal assent. Engineer : Thomas Grainger and John Miller Contractors : Thomas Grainger and Charles McCaul.
|1847||Edinburgh, Leith and Newhaven Railway
Scotland Street to Canal Street [Edinburgh] opened (Canal Street [Edinburgh] called Princes Street [1st] briefly).
|1850||Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Opened from Cupar to Ferry-Port-on-Craig for passengers. Stations opened at Dairsie, Leuchars [1st], Ferry-Port-on-Craig opened.
|1853||Stockton and Hartlepool Railway
Hartlepool West Harbour and Railway
Merge to become the West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway Company.
|1861||Inverness and Nairn RailwayInverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway
Inverness and Nairn Railway absorbed by Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway.
Act receives Royal assent for line from Dufftown to Abernethy [Strathspey].
Extension from Craigellachie [1st] to join the Strathspey Railway authorised.
|1887||Dalmarnock Branch Extension (Caledonian Railway)
London Road [Glasgow] passenger station approach replaced, with The Switchback (Caledonian Railway) opening in 1885.
|1887||The Switchback (Caledonian Railway)
Glasgow Lines: London Road Junction [Glasgow] to Germiston Junction Low opened for passengers.
|1906||Maidens and Dunure Railway (Glasgow and South Western Railway)
A southbound freight approaching Dunlop on 17 May 1952 behind class 5 4-6-0 45491. The train has recently cleared the A735 road bridge and is passing Dunlop^s up distant signal. [Ref query 10890]G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow (1952)
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|May 2021||Hitachi Class 80x trains taken out of service on LNER and TPE, also Great Western and Hull Trains, after discovery of hairline cracks. See image 76630|
|May 2021||Ticket examiners join ScotRail Sunday strikes.|
|April 2021||HST derailed at Dalwhinnie by signalling error. See image 76332|
|March 2021||Start of ScotRail conductor strikes on Sundays over rest-day pay.|
|March 2021||ScotRail to be nationalised from March 2022.|
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|Philippines heavy and light rail||17 photos|
|South Wales, ancient and modern||121 photos|
|Bowling Caledonian Railway||23 photos|
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