The True Line No.153

TTL Contents: 


Demolishing the Roof over Carstairs



Jim Summers tells the story of the removal of the overall roof with the aid of Archive photos.



Station Spotlight: Crieff


John Paton looks at this large flamboyant Victorian station.


The Caledonian Railway’s Barnton Branch


Kenneth G. Williamson looks at this short branch built to serve new residential development.

Chain Brakes at Perth Ticket Platform

Jim Summers relates how an accident at Perth shows the problems associated with multiple braking systems.

Caledonian Anniversaries

Alistair Maclean looks at what was happening on the Caledonian Railway and its successors 150, 100, 50 and 25 years ago.

Accident at Lesmahagow in 1929

Angus McIntosh uncovers a report of an accident in LMSR days.

A West Coast Joint Stock Sleeper for Oban

Jim Summers models a ‘thick and thin’ carriage and relates its use.

Mystery Location

0-4-0ST CR614 somewhere on-street.

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.