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  • FIRST SHOTTS LINE ELECTRIC

    FIRST SHOTTS LINE ELECTRIC

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    Freightliner locos No. 86638 and 86627 were the first electric traction to use the newly electrified line between Glasgow and Edinburgh via Shotts when they performed test runs on February 24. First No. 86638 ran light engine both ways between Holytown and Midcalder Junctions, calling at all stations, then the pair ‘top and tailed’ a…

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