The True Line

TTL 153

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

Michael Dunn submits a postcard of 0-4-0ST CR614 but is unsure of the location.

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.