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« on: February 26, 2022, 04:18:20 am »

I now have 425 entries in my table for "On this day" ... but some days with several things happening and some, like today, nothing outstanding or quirky that has been added to my tables.  Members very welcome to get in touch or follow up here with what has happened on 26th February in past years!

4th, 19th, 24th and 27th March are still "open" days too.  Anyone??

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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2022, 11:51:51 am »

Do you have anything for June 4th?
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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2022, 03:25:14 pm »

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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2023, 08:30:20 am »

OTD  26th February 1977

Final day in BR (British Rail(ways)) passenger service for the Class 52 Western  Sad

D1013 Western Ranger and D1023 Western Fusilier pass Exeter St Davids with the Western Tribute railtour, which ran from Paddington to Swansea and Plymouth.

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