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The engineers for the line were [[Joseph Locke]] and [[John Edward Errington]], while the contractor was [[Thomas Brassey]] in partnership with William Mackenzie and [[Robert Stephenson]].
 
The engineers for the line were [[Joseph Locke]] and [[John Edward Errington]], while the contractor was [[Thomas Brassey]] in partnership with William Mackenzie and [[Robert Stephenson]].
  
Following an abortive attempt to amalgamate with the [[Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway]], the Scottish Central Railway absorbed several other railway companies in the area, prior to becoming part of the [[Caledonian Railway]] in 1865.
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Following an abortive attempt to amalgamate with the [[Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway]], the Scottish Central Railway absorbed several other railway companies in the area.
  
 
Railway companies absorbed
 
Railway companies absorbed
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* [[Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway]] - 1865  
 
* [[Dunblane, Doune and Callander Railway]] - 1865  
 
* [[Dundee and Perth and Aberdeen Railway Junction]] - 1863  
 
* [[Dundee and Perth and Aberdeen Railway Junction]] - 1863  
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1865 The Scottish Central Railway became part of the [[Caledonian Railway]].
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Latest revision as of 16:32, 3 June 2020

The Scottish Central Railway was formed in 1845 to link the Caledonian Railway near Castlecary to the Scottish Midland Junction Railway at Perth.

The engineers for the line were Joseph Locke and John Edward Errington, while the contractor was Thomas Brassey in partnership with William Mackenzie and Robert Stephenson.

Following an abortive attempt to amalgamate with the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway, the Scottish Central Railway absorbed several other railway companies in the area.

Railway companies absorbed

1865 The Scottish Central Railway became part of the Caledonian Railway.



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