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by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The London and Dublin Railway
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Views: 8872

The London and Dublin Railway

RCTS members within reach of Manchester may be interested in the following meeting organised by the Railway & Canal Historical Society (North West Group) to be held on Saturday, 12th March, 2016 at the Friends? Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS commencing at 2pm. The London and Dubli...
by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Moving Cheshire Minerals by Rail and Water
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Views: 8397

Moving Cheshire Minerals by Rail and Water

RCTS members within reach of Manchester may be interested in the following meeting organised by the Railway & Canal Historical Society (North West Group) to be held on Saturday, 13th February, 2016 at the Friends? Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS commencing at 2pm ?From Pit to Marke...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 117644

Re: New Books

A couple of new(ish) books from smaller publishers that may be of interest. Traffic By Rail (Historical Model Railway Society Occasional Papers No. 2) , John Chamney, 2015, card covers, 56 pages, colour and b/w illustrations, map, A4, HMRS Publications, HMRS Museum & Study Centre, Midland Railway Ce...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Swansea Stations
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Views: 8133

Swansea Stations

Can anyone point me in the direction of any photographs of the Rhondda & Swansea Bay Railway station at Swansea variously called Swansea South and Swansea Riverside. I am aware of the photographs of this station in the Middleton Press book Branch Lines around Swansea but I would like to find any pho...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RCTS Locomotive Stock Book 1983
Replies: 0
Views: 8300

RCTS Locomotive Stock Book 1983

I have had a tidy out of my books and find that I have several spare copies of the RCTS Locomotive Stock Book for 1983 (ISBN 0 901115 59 2). They are all in good condition. I am willing to sell these at ?3.00 each - post free in the UK. (Overseas postage would be extra). Payment could be by cheque o...
by RichardCoulthurst
Wed Dec 16, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Station Statistics
Replies: 3
Views: 8572

Station Statistics

The Office of the Rail Regulator has just published the data for station passenger usage for 2014 - 2015. II is available in various formats on the ORR website but this is probably the most useful one as it includes comparative data for previous years: http://orr.gov.uk/__data/assets/excel_doc/0012/...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cumbria Round Robin Ticket
Replies: 1
Views: 5766

Cumbria Round Robin Ticket

Can anyone tell me the ticket code for the "Cumbria Round Robin"? Is there a reason why these Ranger, Rover and Round Robin tickets cannot be purchased on-line?
by RichardCoulthurst
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Talyllyn Railway Through the Years (DVD)
Replies: 0
Views: 8224

Talyllyn Railway Through the Years (DVD)

The Talyllyn Railway Through the Years, DVD, 97 minutes, 4:3 aspect ratio, colour/b/w, EAN 5 030095 10012 0, Oakwood Visuals, PO Box 13, Usk, NP15 1YS, ?18.95 (www. oakwoodv.co.uk) The Oakwood Press have brought out this DVD on the Talyllyn Railway and I have just received a copy for review. The fi...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Illustrated Talk on St Pancras Station
Replies: 0
Views: 8407

Forthcoming Illustrated Talk on St Pancras Station

RCTS members within reach of Manchester may be interested in the following meeting organised by the Railway & Canal Historical Society North West Group. ST PANCRAS ? An lllustrated Talk by Nigel Howey on Saturday, 14th November 2015 at the Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester at 2pm. Nige...
by RichardCoulthurst
Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: South Wales Electrification
Replies: 1
Views: 6343

South Wales Electrification

The following news report about dual powered engines (i.e. electric/diesel) for the South Wales Main Line may be of interest:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales ... n-10287160
Is this seriously being proposed?