North British Railway

Type: Company
Name: North British Railway
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Full steam into the past

A battle between railwaymen at Thornton, the burning down of Leuchars station and a festering dispute over a rail line in north Fife are just some of the fascinating stories to emerge from a recently-published book.‘The North British Railway - A History’ ... [Published Fife Today - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Burns statue abandoned in council basement

A STATUE of Scotland’s national bard has been found “abandoned” in a deteriorating wooden crate in the basement of a council building.The marble statue of Robert Burns was found in a council building in Hamilton, with the crate it was stored in having ... [Published The Scotsman - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Great Train raises great amount for West Church

The three performances of The Great Train Race, about unofficial train races that took place between London and Aberdeen in 1895, at the Acorn Centre in Inverurie last week were a great success, both theatrically and as a fundraiser for the West Church ... [Published Ellon Times - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Edinburgh train depot team celebrates 100 years of service to Britain’s Railways

) celebrated the centenary of its Craigentinny train servicing depot in Edinburgh by unveiling commemorative insignia and crests on its own flagship locomotive, which will be seen by millions of passengers from the Scottish Highlands to London.Andy Cope, ... [Published CILT UK - Oct 02 2014]

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"Craigentinny was extensively modernised in 1978 for the introduction of the High Speed Trains, or HSTs, to East Coast services. Today it’s the primary maintenance Depot for East Coast’s fleet of 14 HSTs, carrying out the full range of maintenance tasks, from light attention to heavy overhauls. Light maintenance on EC’s electric train fleet is also carried out here."

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Full steam into the past [Published Fife Today - Oct 20 2014]
Robert Burns statue abandoned in council basement [Published The Scotsman - Oct 10 2014]
Great Train raises great amount for West Church [Published Ellon Times - Oct 08 2014]
Edinburgh train depot team celebrates 100 years... [Published CILT UK - Oct 02 2014]
Level crossing upgrade could signal end of Carn... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 04 2014]
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