Search found 126 matches

by RichardCoulthurst
Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 89968

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: 5682

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: 89968

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: 89968

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: 7934

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: 6271

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...
by RichardCoulthurst
Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 89968

Re: New Books

Another new book from a small publisher: Colonel P?chot:Tracks to the Trenches by Sarah Wright published by the Birse Press, 2014 ISBN 978 1 901023 015 Hardback, 256 pages, 280 illustrations, maps & drawings ?36.75 which includes post in the UK Order from: Wrightscale, Burnside Cottage, Aboyne, Aber...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New Books
Replies: 44
Views: 89968

Re: New Books

Another new book from a smaller publisher: Cardiff Canton Diesel Depot and Locomotive Duties , Steve Morris, 2014, paperback, 96 pages, Ty Mawr Publications (45 Danefield Road, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, CW4 7NS) ISBN 978 0 955235 47 4, ?12.95 (plus ?1.50 p&p) (Cheques payable to ?S Morris?) The first...
by RichardCoulthurst
Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Severn Tunnel Car Carrying Service
Replies: 0
Views: 6202

Severn Tunnel Car Carrying Service

Can anyone confirm the date that the Severn Tunnel Car Carrying Service ceased? The opening of the Severn Road Bridge in 1966 obviously brought the service to an end. The Beachley to Aust ferry service ceased the day before the bridge opened. However, the recent book "The South Wales Direct Line: Hi...