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by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Swindon to Newport (Middleton Press)
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Swindon to Newport (Middleton Press)

Can anyone sell me a copy of the Middleton Press book 'Swindon to Newport'?

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by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prisoner of War Camp Halt
Replies: 3
Views: 6431

Re: Prisoner of War Camp Halt

Thank you. I am familiar with Quick's book which is the first place I went to. The halt is not mentioned in 'Clinker's Register' nor is it in the Oakwood Press book 'Private and Untimetabled Railway Stations'. Of course, part of the problem is not knowing the actual name of the halt which makes look...
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prisoner of War Camp Halt
Replies: 3
Views: 6431

Prisoner of War Camp Halt

Oldham to Greenfield and Delph Branch I recently explored part of the route of the former LNWR Oldham to Greenfield and Delph branch using the public footpaths that have now been established along the old line from Oldham to Grotton and Springhead. The passenger service ended as long ago as 1955 an...
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talk ? The Interface of Railways and Politics in North Wales
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Talk ? The Interface of Railways and Politics in North Wales

Talk ? The Interface of Railways and Politics in North Wales ? Saturday, 12th January, 2019 at 2pm in Manchester This meeting has been arranged by the North West Group of the Railway & Canal Historical Society (RCHS). The speaker, Philip Lloyd is the latest RCHS member to be awarded a PhD. Philip wi...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: W. E. Boyd collection
Replies: 2
Views: 5514

Re: W. E. Boyd collection

It looks like the W. E. Boyd Collection is held by the National Records of Scotland.

See: https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/research/ ... ay-records
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talk: BRUNEL AND HIS BRIDGES
Replies: 1
Views: 3945

Re: Talk: BRUNEL AND HIS BRIDGES

Sorry!

The date of the meeting is actually 8th December, 2018
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talk: BRUNEL AND HIS BRIDGES
Replies: 1
Views: 3945

Talk: BRUNEL AND HIS BRIDGES

Talk in Manchester on Saturday, 8th December, 2019 at 2pm : Brunel and his Bridges: an eclectic wander through the life and times of a late-Georgian engineer by Philip Sweet. In the first part of his talk Philip Sweet will remind us of what things were like in the early part of the nineteenth centu...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 90308

Re: New Books

Another book from a small local publisher that may have escaped attention. Re-shaping Rail in South Wales ? The railways of Briton Ferry: past, present & future by Philip Adams & Martin Davies, softback, A4, 288 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, Briton Ferry Books, 144 Corve Street, Ludlow, SY8 2PG...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 90308

Re: New Books

Another book that although not specifically about railways in on a closely associated subject. Many of the docks in South Wales were railway owned and created a lot of traffic for the owning companies. Policing Sout Wales Docks: An Illustrated History by Viv Head, paperback, 96 pages, 234 x 165mm, 1...
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 90308

Re: New Books

The Shropshire Union Canal - from the Mersey to the Midlands and Wales - Peter Brown, hardback, 288 pages, 250 x 193mm, 110 illustrations, 19 maps, Published by the Railway & Canal Historical Society, 2018, ISBN 978 0 901461 66 7, Special price of ?30 until 31st October, thereafter it will be ?35.0...