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by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: BRITISH RAILWAYS ILLUSTRATED Magazines for Sale
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BRITISH RAILWAYS ILLUSTRATED Magazines for Sale

I am selling my collection of about 240 copies "British Railways Illustrated" Magazines on eBay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/312905014911 There is also a collection of about 150 copies "Model Engineer" Magazines (1976 -1983) https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/312905014501 The buyer will have to collect from ...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: THE SECOND RAILWAY KING - Sir Edward Watkin, 1819 - 1901
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Re: THE SECOND RAILWAY KING - Sir Edward Watkin, 1819 - 1901

All the copies available have now been sold.
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RAILWAYS OF VIETNAM
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Views: 1189

Re: RAILWAYS OF VIETNAM

Just in case John is not aware of it the following website contains some useful information. I can't see any mention of the steam trains though.
https://www.seat61.com/Vietnam.htm
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 40 Years of Computer Development on British Railways
Replies: 3
Views: 1794

Re: 40 Years of Computer Development on British Railways

For those unwilling to travel north to Manchester in the winter the talk is being repeated in Birmingham on Saturday, 21st March, 2020 and in London on Monday, 30th March, 2020. Please check the details nearer the time on the Railway & Canal Historical Society website. (www.rchs.org.uk) Non-members ...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 40 Years of Computer Development on British Railways
Replies: 3
Views: 1794

40 Years of Computer Development on British Railways

Bottoms to TOPS At the next meeting in Manchester of the North West Group of the Railway & Canal Historical Society, Graham Boyes will give a talk entitled “Bottoms to Tops, 40 years of computer development on British Railways.” The talk will be given at the RCHS meeting at the Friends Meeting Hous...
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Woodville Road Halt (Cardiff)
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Woodville Road Halt (Cardiff)

Woodville Road Halt This halt was served by a shuttle service from Cardiff Docks (later Bute Road and now Cardiff Bay) to Maindy Halt. It only had a platform in the northbound direction so anyone wanting to go to Cardiff would have to travel via Maindy. Normally trains terminated at Maindy before r...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: THE SECOND RAILWAY KING - Sir Edward Watkin, 1819 - 1901
Replies: 1
Views: 3026

THE SECOND RAILWAY KING - Sir Edward Watkin, 1819 - 1901

THE SECOND RAILWAY KING : The Life and Times of Sir Edward Watkin, 1819 – 1901 by David Hodgkins, published by the Merton Priory Press, 2002 713 pages (226 x 126mm), 53 b/w plates, 21 maps ISBN 1 898937 49 4 The Railway & Canal Historical Society (RCHS) have acquired the remaining stock of this boo...
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Trafford Park Railways
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Trafford Park Railways

Can anyone point me in the direction of information and/or publications on the history of the extensive railway system that served Trafford Park Industrial Estate in Manchester? (These railways were quite separate from the Manchester Ship Canal Railway.) I am aware of the article on Wikipedia!
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talk: Politics and Railways in Ireland - 9th November
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Talk: Politics and Railways in Ireland - 9th November

Politics and Railways in Ireland: Dr Phil Lloyd – Saturday 9th November 2019 Following his talk to the Railway & Canal Historical Society in January on politics and railways in Wales, Phil returns to focus on Ireland. The talk will be given at the November meeting of the Railway & Canal Historical ...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Thomas Brassey Society
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Thomas Brassey Society

Thomas Brassey The year 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Thomas Brassey, one of the foremost railway contractors of the early 19th Century. The inaugural public meeting of the Thomas Brassey Society will be held in Chester on 18th November 2019. During the last 12 months the society...