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

  • Ladies Rowing on Rudyard Reservoir Feeder, c1910

  • Kidsgrove: Harecastle Tunnels (1920's)

    Kidsgrove: Harecastle Tunnels (1920's)

  • Halifax Railway Station (Rail Tour 2015)

    Halifax Railway Station, 2015 (RB)

  • 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)

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

  • 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)

  • Pumping Station, Reedswood Park, Walsall, 1924 (Walsall Council)

    Pumping Station, Reedswood Park, Walsall, 1924 (Walsall Council). Water from Anson Branch Canal was pumped to Birchills B Power Station and discharged into Wyrley & Essington Canal, 65ft higher.

  • Wheelock & Sandbach Station c1923

    Wheelock & Sandbach Station c1923 (Paul Blurton)

Announcements & Important Dates For Your Diary

Society's Annual General Meeting
  • 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.
  • Full details and a booking form will be included in the mailing of the January edition of the Bulletin
2nd International Early Main Line Railways Conference
(co-sponsored by RCHS)
National Railway Museum, York, England
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE to: 21st - 24th June, 2018
This conference is now open for bookings
Freight Transport History Workshop: co-sponsored by RCHS & University of Reading
Two New Books Published by RCHS now available for purchase
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