• Wilmslow Station: main line platforms in 1909 (LNWR Society)

    Wilmslow Station: main line platforms in 1909 (LNWR Society)

  • The Great Arch Euston Station, c1838 (RCHS Collection)

    The Great Arch Euston Station, c1838 (RCHS Collection)

  • Kidsgrove: Harecastle Tunnels (1920's)

    Kidsgrove: Harecastle Tunnels (1920's)

  • Walsall Station Booking Hall (RB)

    Walsall Station Booking Hall (RB)

  • North Staffs Railway. Rushton Station 1950s (Paul Blurton)

    North Staffs Railway: Rushton Station 1950s (Paul Blurton)

  • NSR Bridge near Rudyard. Note: use of rails in construction (Paul Blurton)

  • 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)

  • Wilmslow Station: Styal Loop Line platforms photographed shortly after the line opened in 1909. (LNWR Society)

    Wilmslow Station: Styal Loop Line platforms photographed shortly after the line opened in 1909. (LNWR Society)

Announcements & Important Dates For Your Diary

Society's Annual General Meeting
  • The 2018 AGM will be held at Ramada Plaza Hotel, Wrexham, on Sat 5th May at 11:00am.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The coach trips on Friday, Saturday & Monday are now Fully Booked. There are a  few places remaining Sunday's coach trip.
  • For the programme of events from Fri 4th to Mon 7th May use the link: Weekend Programme.
  • Additional information for transport arrangements on Mon 7th May is available to supplement the entry in the Bulletin: Onward Travel: Monday 7th May
  • Bookings for the weekend should be made using booking form included in the January edition of the Bulletin. Additional information may be found using the Events tab above.
         
2nd International Early Main Line Railways Conference (co-sponsored by RCHS)
 
Transport History Anniversaries and Railway History Newsletter Index
  • The Anniversaries for 2018 are now available. See Anniveraries menu above or click 2018 Anniversaries 
  • The Railway History Research Group's Newsletter Index has been updated to December 2017. See SIG menu above or click RHRG Index 2017Q4
 
RCHS Railway Book of the Year 2015 Re-printed
  • The Railways of Carnforth the Town and its Ironworks by Philip Grosse has been reprinted.
  • The book was awarded both the RCHS David St John Thomas Prize and Railway Book of the Year in 2015 (see Previous Book Award Winners)
  • Copies may be purchased from Barrai Books of Lindal in Furness, LA12 0AQ.
 
Freight Transport History Workshop: co-sponsored by RCHS & University of Reading