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Edinburgh Waverley railway station: Quiz


Question 1: On 11 December 2007, ________ commenced services between Edinburgh Waverley and Manchester Airport.
First TransPennine ExpressFirst Great WesternFirst Hull TrainsFirst ScotRail

Question 2: Waverley has been in continual use since, under the auspices of the North British, the LNER, ________, Railtrack and latterly Network Rail.
ScotRailVirgin TrainsBritish RailMidland Mainline

Question 3: Penryn, ________: Atlantic Transport Publishers.

Question 4: When it reopened it was rechristened The Balmoral Hotel in what has proved to be an astute marketing move, despite the hotel being 115 miles from ________.
Windsor CastleBuckingham PalaceBalmoral CastleBallater

Question 5: With the growth of the city and the construction of the "scientifically designed" New Town to the north, the Nor Loch became a fetid open sewer, at odds with the city's modern ________ aspirations.
ScotlandScots languageScottish EnlightenmentPrehistoric Scotland

Question 6: Recently, the Edinburgh Crossrail scheme has seen a short stub of the Waverley Route reopened to Newcraighall, and the forthcoming partial reopening of the Waverley Route proper will see trains running to Tweedbank in the ________.
Scottish BordersFifeDumfries and GallowayOrkney

Question 7: Sports: Murrayfield Ice Rink | Murrayfield Stadium | Tynecastle Stadium | ________
Scotland national football teamHibernian F.C.Scottish Premier LeagueEaster Road

Question 8: The collective name "Waverley", after the Waverley novels by ________, was used for the three from around 1854.
Robert BurnsSamuel Taylor ColeridgeWalter ScottVictor Hugo

Question 9: From 1870 to 1965 the city had a second major station, Princes Street, operated by the rival ________, but this was never as important as Waverley.
Caledonian Main LineCaledonian RailwayNorth British RailwayGlasgow and South Western Railway

Question 10: It is the northern terminus of the ________, and the terminus of the Edinburgh branch of the West Coast Main Line.
East Coast Main LineHigh Speed 1Hertford Loop LineMidland Main Line


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