• Beamish Museum Pockerley Waggonway Steam Elephant replica

    Beamish Museum Pockerley Waggonway Steam Elephant replica. Photo by T.E.

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

    Hadlow Road station on Wirral Way. Photo by T.E.

  • Kidsgrove-Harecastle-tunnel-boat-entering-N-portal-older-tunnel-on-right

    Kidsgrove Harecastle tunnel boat entering N portal older tunnel on right. Photo by T.E.

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

    Anderton Lift, narrow boat 'Cumbrian Lass' approaching from Weaver Navigation. Photo by T.E.

  • Sonning-Cutting-6024-The-Bristolian

    Sonning Cutting, 6024 The Bristolian. Photo by T.E.

  • Transporter Bridge - Newport

    Transporter Bridge - Newport - Postcard provided by R.B

  • Snowdon Mountain from Train Road - Llanberis

    Snowdon Mountain from Train Road - Llanberis. Postcard provided by R.B

  • Llangollen from the bridge

    Llangollen from the bridge. Postcard provided by R.B.

  • Falkirk-Wheel-quarter-rotation

    Falkirk Wheel quarter rotation. Photo by T.E.

  • Britannia Bridge - Bangor

    Britannia Bridge - Bangor - Postcard provided by R.B.

Announcements & Important Dates For Your Diary

Society's Annual General Meetings
  • The 2017 AGM was held at Reed Hall, Exeter University on Saturday 22nd April 2017.
  • Reports resulting from the meeting will be available on the website shortly.
  • 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.
  • Details of the programme of events that took place over the 2017 AGM Weekend may be found in the Past Events listings using the link from the Events drop down menu (above left).
Ninth Waterways History Conference: 24th June 2017
  • The programme for this conference has been finalised
  • Venue: The Staff House, Birmingham University (24th June 2017)
  • Click for Programme & Booking Form
Two New Books Published by RCHS now available for purchase
Clinker Memorial Lecture; 14th October 2017
(William Fairbairn: experimental C19th engineer)
2nd International Early Main Line Railways Conference; 14th - 17th June, 2018
(co-sponsored by RCHS)
Click here for a Selection of Past Events