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by RichardCoulthurst
Sat May 23, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 125930

Re: New Books

Great Western Railway Stations, 1947 - Part 2 The Wirral, Welsh Borders and Wales. A photographic & track diagram survey. by Robin J. Smith. Hard back. ISBN: 978-0-9567317-1-5 This book is the result of over 30 years research and collecting photographs of GWR stations. This is the second of two par...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri May 15, 2015 6:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 125930

Re: New Books

The following book was published earlier this moth: How Railways Changed Britain: A New Social and Economic History , Edited by David St. John Thomas. Hardback, 232 pages, 250 x 175mm, 25 colour & 25 b&w illustrations, 3 maps. Published by the Railway & Canal Historical Society, 4 Broadway, Lincoln,...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Mar 15, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 125930

Re: New Books

That seems entirely OK to me. I did suggest that privately published books on railways should be mentioned here as otherwise interested RCTS members might not find out about them. No doubt the administrators of the forum will delete any postings that are not appropriate. Have you got one to promote ...
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 125930

Re: New Books

Here are three more books that have appeared recently and may not be widely known: Industrial Railways of Southern England in Colour , Jeffrey Grayer, 96 pages, hardback, 273 x 216mm, Noodle Books, ISBN 978 1 906419 81 3, ?18.50 Edinburgh St. Margaret's :The story of the 'Other' Edinburgh Depot of t...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Feb 15, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Trevithick Day 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 8789

Trevithick Day 2015

I have just received details of events in and around Merthyr Tydfil this coming Saturday that may be of interest to RCTS members. Trevithick Day 2015 - 21st February, 2015 9.50am Mayor and Mayoress of Merthyr Tydfil arrive at Puddler?s Bridge, Pentrebach to be greeted by Rob Thomson on behalf of Mer...
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Feb 12, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 125930

Re: New Books

Another book from a smaller publisher that might have escaped attention: Rails to Banff, Macduff and Oldmeldrum , Duncan McLeish, 80pp, 240 x 166mm, 74 photographs, 31 illustrations, paperback, Great North of Scotland Railway Association, North Cairncake, Cuminesown, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5YS...
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Feb 04, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 125930

Re: New Books

I have just come across this book from a publisher not usually associated with railway titles: On the Edge: Coastlines of Britain , Robert Duck, 240pp, 216 x 138mm, 55 colour illustrations, paperback, Edinburgh University Press, The Tun, Holyrood Road,12 (2f) Jackson?s Entry, Edinburgh EH8 8PJ, 2015...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: South Wales Electrification
Replies: 4
Views: 12552

Re: South Wales Electrification

This is the latest item from BBC Wales

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-30728002
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Rhondda Tunnel
Replies: 0
Views: 9631

Rhondda Tunnel

There is a report on Wales Online that plans are being drawn up to reopen the former Rhondda & Swansea Bay Railway tunnel between Blaenrhondda and Blaengwynfi as a cycling and pedestrian route. http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/full-steam-ahead-group-hoping-8381309 I seem to remember that...