• Whaley Bridge Canal Wharf (1935)

  • Hadlow-Road-station-on-Wirral-Way-in-sunshine

    Hadlow Road station on Wirral Way. (Photo by TE)

  • Kidsgrove: Harecastle Tunnels (1920's)

    Kidsgrove: Harecastle Tunnels (1920's)

  • Anderton-Lift-narrow-boat-Cumbrian-Lass-approaching-from-Weaver-Navigation

    Anderton Lift, narrow boat 'Cumbrian Lass' approaching from Weaver Navigation. (Photo by TE)

  • Walsall: Booking Hall of 1923 Station in 1970's (RB)

    Walsall: Booking Hall of 1923 Station in 1970's (RB)

  • Transporter Bridge - Newport

    Transporter Bridge - Newport (RCHS)

  • Snowdon Mountain from Train Road - Llanberis

    Snowdon Mountain from Train Road - Llanberis. (RCHS)

  • Trolley Bus crossing Wolverhampton Street Bridge

    Walsall Corporation trolley bus (from Wolverhampton) crossing Wolverhampton Street bridge. Picture taken from bottom lock, Walsall Locks Branch Canal. (Ian Moss, c1960)

  • Falkirk-Wheel-quarter-rotation

    Falkirk Wheel quarter rotation.( Photo by TE)

  • Britannia Bridge - Bangor

    Britannia Bridge - Bangor - (RCHS)

Announcements & Important Dates For Your Diary

Clinker Memorial Lecture; 14th October 2017
(William Fairbairn: experimental C19th engineer)
Workshop: Developing Research Skills, 18th October 2017
co-sponsored by RCHS & National Railway Museum, York
The Society's Bulletin
The Bulletin is now available online. Use this link for the current edition: Bulletin469: Sept2017
Freight Transport History Workshop; 24th November 2017
co-sponsored by RCHS & University of Reading
Events Open to All - Organised by North West Group
  • Pre-Christmas Lunch: 7th December 2017
  • This popular event, open to all (early booking is advised) will be held at the Rope & Anchor in Dunham Massey. (see Events Diary  for more information)
  • Annual Rail Tour: 2018
  • Note the change of date. This event will be held on Thursday 15th March 2018 (see Events Diary for more information)
RCHS Annual Book Awards
  • The society's book awards for 2017 were presented to the winners during the 2017 AGM Weekend
  • For details of the shortlisted books, together with the judges comments, and the winners in the various categories use the link: 2017 Book Award Winners
Two New Books Published by RCHS now available for purchase
2nd International Early Main Line Railways Conference; 14th - 17th June, 2018
(co-sponsored by RCHS)
Society's Annual General Meetings
  • The 2018 AGM will be held in Wrexham on Saturday 5th May 2018. There will be a full weekend of events from Friday 4th May to Monday 7th May 2018.