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by RichardCoulthurst
Sun May 26, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Car Carrying Service
Replies: 0
Views: 2112

Re: Car Carrying Service

I asked the same question on another forum a few years ago. The most helpful reply came from Richard Maund: " Railway Magazine December 1966 page 720 recorded that the "car ferry" (their term!) service ceased after operation on 6 October 1966 (they do not comment on the curious fact that this date w...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun May 26, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Book Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1678

Book Sale

The Railway and Canal Historical Society is having a sale of some of the books on its back list. The books cost £2.00 each plus post and packing which is a substantial discount on the original price. This offer is open to all and not just RCHS members. Please see the society's website for full detai...
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL
Replies: 148
Views: 186501

Re: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL

I have just received the printed version of the AGM supplement. The text of Financial Report is for 2016/2017 and not 2017/2018 although the actual revenue account and balance sheet is for 2017/2018. Is the text of the correct Financial Report going to be circulated to members somehow? Richard Coult...
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baker's Rail Atlas 14th Edition
Replies: 0
Views: 2416

Baker's Rail Atlas 14th Edition

Can anyone sell me a copy of S K Baker's Rail Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland,14th edition, 2015, ISBN 978 0 8609 3669 5?

Please note that I only want the 14th edition so please don't offer any others.

Incidentally, the 15th edition is due out in June.
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: West Midlands Day Ranger
Replies: 1
Views: 2430

West Midlands Day Ranger

Can anyone tell me the ticket code for the West Midlands Day Ranger? Thanks
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Swindon to Newport (Middleton Press)
Replies: 0
Views: 2243

Swindon to Newport (Middleton Press)

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

Please respond by using the PM (Private Message) facility.
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Prisoner of War Camp Halt
Replies: 3
Views: 2694

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: 2694

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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Views: 2132

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: 2757

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