The True Line

Issue 137

Accident at Uddingston - June 1867 Board of Trade report into the striking of a bridge by a carriage 150 years ago
Timetabled Special Saturday Workings - Summer 1957 Bob Drummond looks at some unusual workings of 60 years a
Lanarkshire Minibus Outing Arnold Tortorella relates the route taken by the CRA outing while he and Jim Summers provide photographic evidence
The Callander & Oban Route - Upgrading by the LMS In this article of the series, Donald Peddie considers the motive power options available to the LMS authorities in the early 1930s as the route was upgraded and traffic picked up with the country recovering from the depression years
Caledonian Railway Class 262 Model Mike Williams has edited material from posts on the CRA Forum recording how Alan Know scratch built a CR Class 262 0-4-2ST, commonly known as the 'Killin Pug'  See the full thread here
Early Days in Hamilton From the Hamilton Advertiser 30th August 1890 - submitted by Neil Coats
Buchanan Street in the 1960s Harry Archibald describes his photos of train workings during the last years of the station
A Tale of Two Caleys Stuart Holt's post-nationalisation 4mm exhibition layout Kyle of Sutherland features the passing loop at Culrain on the Far North Line of the former Highland Railway.  This article looks at two CR classes commonly seen on the line at this time: the Dunalastair IV and Pickersgill 4-4-0s

In addition each issue contains Association and Membership news, an update on activity at our on-line Forum, news of developments on the remaining Caledonian network, letters and details of forthcoming meetings.