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1884  Glasgow Central Station
Eglinton Street shed converted for carriages.
1935  East Kilbride Line (Caledonian Railway)
Mavor and Coulsons siding, East Kilbride to Hunthill Junction closed to freight
1966  Dumfries Lochmaben and Lockerbie Railway
Lockerbie to Dumfries closed



This day in history

A3 Pacific no 60098 <I>^Spion Kop^</I> awaiting disposal in the yard at Bathgate in November 1963. Officially withdrawn from St Margarets the previous month, the locomotive was eventually cut up at Inverurie Works in February 1964.

A3 Pacific no 60098 ^Spion Kop^ awaiting disposal in the yard at Bathgate in November 1963. Officially withdrawn from St Margarets the previous month, the locomotive was eventually cut up at Inverurie Works in February 1964.


K A Gray [1963]


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Feb 2019 Construction of two new platforms (5 & 6) completed at Edinburgh Waverley.
Dec 2018 New ScotRail timetable implemented.

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The Times Golden Years Of Rail Travel

ASIN 0008323755
Publisher Times Books
Published 2019-10-03
Author(s) Julian Holland

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Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations

ASIN 024197898X
Publisher Viking
Published 2017-09-28
Author(s) Simon Jenkins

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Winners & Losers: Loco Bashing Tales From The 1980s

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Publisher Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Published 2019-12-02
Author(s) Andy Chard

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Mallard: The Story Of Britain's Most Magnificent Locomotive

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Publisher Mortons Media Group
Published 2020-01-28
Author(s) Robin Jones

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