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Elliot Junction rail accident kills 22 and injures 24 28th December
The Tay Bridge disaster
Glasgow Subway runs its first services 14th December
Castlecary rail crash kills 35 10th December
Edinburgh station roof collapses 6th December
Inverythan rail accident kills eight 27th November
Edinburgh Waverley Station granted Grade A listing 12th November
Tay Bridge designer dies of anxiety 30th October
Five killed as stalled train and express collide 22nd October
The Balmoral Hotel opens for business 15th October
Trains collide at Glasgow Queen Street station 12th October
Kirtlebridge rail crash kills 12 2nd October
First section of the Caledonian Main Line opens 10th September
Formal opening of the West Highland Railway 11th August
Trains start running to Fort William 7th August
Glasgow Central Station receives its first trains 1st August
The Caledonian Railway is founded 31st July
Passengers killed when train hits a cow 30th July
Commuter trains crash at Newton 21st July
Train crash demolishes Largs railway station 11th July
Landslide derails train at Falls of Crachan 6th June
Scotland’s first commercial railway signed off 26th May
Hundreds killed in the Quintinshill rail disaster 22nd May
Seven killed in the Paisley Rail Crash 16th April
Princes Street Station’s foundation stone laid 9th April
Penmanshiel rail tunnel collapses 17th March
Two commuter trains crash in Glasgow 6th March
Caledonian Sleeper carries its first passengers 24th February
Bo’ness rail crash kills 16 and injures 28 27th January
Trains make trial crossings of the Forth Rail Bridge 21st January
Railway engineer James Carswell dies 20th January
Freight train derails at Carrbridge 4th January
British Railways’ Scottish Region is created 1st January