Caledonian Railway

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The Caledonian Railway runs for four miles from Brechin, in Angus, east to Bridge of Dun near Montrose. The line passes through attractive countryside and features some taxing gradients of up to 1 in 67. Brechin station is the largest branch terminus (rather than a former through station) in preservation and is one of the most original. Bridge of Dun was a former junction station on the closed Strathmore main line between Perth and Kinnaber junction. The line to Brechin closed in 1982; there aren't (and never were) any intermediate stations.

The Railway runs Sunday steam services between May and September, supplemented with a diesel service on Saturdays in July and August. There are also Day Out With Thomas events, Murder Mystery evenings and Santa Specials in December.

The line does not have a connection to the national rail network. The nearest main line station is Montrose.

Steam Locomotives
Barclay 0-6-0T No. 100 HarlaxtonOperational
Barclay 0-4-0ST No. 1863 Operational
Peckett 0-6-0ST No. 1889 Menelaus Under restoration
Peckett 0-4-0ST No. 1367 BAC No. 1 Cosmetically restored as "Percy"
Diesel Locomotives
Yorkshire Engine Company211RollsOperational
Yorkshire Engine Company212RoyceUnder Restoration
Class 08 3059 Brechin City Operational
Class 11 12052 Under Restoration
Class 11 12093 Operational
Class 25 25072 Awaiting Restoration
Class 25 25083 Under Restoration
Class 26 D5301 Under Repair
Class 26 D5314 Operational
Class 26 26035 Under Restoration
Class 27 D5370 Operational
Class 37 37097 Old Fettercairn Operational

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