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by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Sir Edward Watkin - Victoria's Railway King (talk)
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Sir Edward Watkin - Victoria's Railway King (talk)

This evening at 7.30pm the Railway & Canal Historical Society will be giving Zoom talk on Sir Edward Watkin who was known as the 'Second Railway King' and had railway interests throughout the UK such as the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (later the Great Central Railway) as well as p...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bow Street re-opens after 56 years
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Bow Street re-opens after 56 years

Bow Street station on the Cambrian Railways route to Aberystwyth opened yesterday. Please see the following BBC report:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-55937512
by RichardCoulthurst
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: How the Railways came to Yorkshire (Zoom meeting)
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How the Railways came to Yorkshire (Zoom meeting)

This afternoon at 2.30pm there will be a Zoom meeting on 'How the Railways came to Yorkshire' hosted by the Railway & Canal Historical Society. https://rchs.org.uk/events/ne-group-talk-how-railways-came-to-yorkshire-robin-leleux/ This is a public lecture and all are welcome. (There might be a limit ...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 20, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Book - Sirhowy Tramroad
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Re: New Book - Sirhowy Tramroad

The first printing of this book sold out quickly. It has been reprinted and is available again from the Railway and Canal Historical Society website:

https://rchs.org.uk/product/steam-on-th ... mber-2020/
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hartford Station (Cheshire)
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Hartford Station (Cheshire)

I have an enquiry from a non-member who asks if anyone has any photographs or information about Hartford Station in Cheshire. In particular, he is looking for a photograph of the station house (i.e. the stationmaster’s residence) on Chester Road, Hartford. Presumably this is a different building to ...
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Clinker Memorial Lecture: 2.30pm on Saturday, 24th October
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Re: Clinker Memorial Lecture: 2.30pm on Saturday, 24th October

Just a reminder that Mark Casson, Professor of Economics at the University of Reading will deliver the 2020 Clinker Lecture: “Public Service or Private Profit? British Railway Policy 1845-2020” online at 14:30 on Saturday 24th October. This online meeting is open for all to join and non-members of t...
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Clinker Memorial Lecture: 2.30pm on Saturday, 24th October
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Clinker Memorial Lecture: 2.30pm on Saturday, 24th October

Clinker Memorial Lecture: 2:30pm, Saturday 24th October The Clinker Lecture is an annual event organised by the Railway & Canal Historical Society in memory of the well known writer and transport historian C R Clinker. Arrangements have been made for Mark Casson, Professor of Economics at the Unive...
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Book - Sirhowy Tramroad
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New Book - Sirhowy Tramroad

A new book on the Sirhowy Tramroad has just been published by the Railway & Canal Historical Society. It will be of interest to members interested in Early Railways (and railways in Wales). Details are on the RCHS website: https://rchs.org.uk/product/steam-on-the-sirhowy-tramroad-and-its-neighbours-...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Carlisle's Railways
Replies: 1
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Carlisle's Railways

Can anyone recommend any books dealing the complex history of Carlisle's Railways?

Any references to serious magazine articles on Carlisle railway history would also be appreciated.