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North British Railway Co

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Date: 1842-1958
  • Edinburgh, Midlothian
Functions, occupations and activities: Transport and communications > Railways
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C123732 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B11760 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1842-1958: records
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
1857-91: legal papers and corresp
Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services
NRA 19242 Dundee misc
1844-1904: files, legal papers, specification and contracts, plans
Glasgow University Archive Services
NRA 21659 Scottish railways
misc papers
Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services
NRA 16125 Shiell
1906-15: diagram book
Glasgow City Archives
1922-38, 1948: locomotive Running Dept (Carlisle Local Committee) minutes
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See County Archivist's report June 1982
1920: additional records incl plans of the Wigton Road railway bridge
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See Annual Return 2004
1882-1900: records of Lenzie station incl daily returns and train receipt books
East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch
See Annual Return 2005
c 1890-1919: drawings, mainly of locomotive components, from predecessor companies Sharp Stewart & Co., Dubs & Co. and Neilson & Co.
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
See Annual Return 2005