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The Arbroath and Forfar Railway was a railway that connected Forfar with the port town of Arbroath, in Scotland.
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) were a reduction of route network and restructuring of the railways in Great Britain, according to a plan outlined in two reports, The Reshaping of British Railways (1963) and The Development of the Major Railway Trunk Routes (1965), written by Dr Richard Beeching and published by the British Railways Board.
A cable railway (also known as an incline or inclined plane) is a steeply graded railway that uses a cable, rope or chain wound about a cable winch system (similar to a ski lift mechanism) powered by a stationary engine to haul trains on adversely steep grades.
The Caledonian Railway (CR) was a major Scottish railway company.
Dundee (Dùn Dè) is Scotland's fourth-largest city and the 51st-most-populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.
The Dundee and Perth Railway was a Scottish Railway company.
The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are broadly the Scottish Highlands, plus Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.
J and C Carmichael was founded in 1810 at Ward Foundry, Sessions Street, Dundee, Scotland.
James Stirling (3 March 1799, Methven – 10 January 1876, Edinburgh) was a Scottish engineer, and brother of Robert Stirling.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.
Newtyle is a village in the west of Angus, Scotland.
Nicholas Wood FRS (24 April 1795 – 19 December 1865) was an English colliery and steam locomotive engineer.
The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government and intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition and retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914–1918.
Robert Stephenson and Company was a locomotive manufacturing company founded in 1823.
The Scottish Central Railway was formed in 1845 to link Perth and Stirling to Central Scotland, by building a railway line to join the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway near Castlecary.
The Scottish Midland Junction Railway was authorised in 1845 to build a line from Perth to Forfar.
The Sidlaws (Scottish Gaelic: Na Sidhbheanntan), also called the Sidlaw Hills and Sidlaw Range, are a range of hills of volcanic origin in the counties of Perthshire and Angus in Scotland that extend for 30 miles (45 km) from Kinnoull Hill, near Perth, northeast to Forfar.
Strathmore (Gaelic: An Srath Mòr) is a strath in east central Scotland running from northeast to southwest between the Grampian mountains and the Sidlaws.
The University of Dundee (abbreviated as Dund. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in the city and royal burgh of Dundee on the east coast of the central Lowlands of Scotland.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-2-4 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and four trailing wheels on two axles.