• 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)

Important Announcements

Election of the Society's Trustees
  • There will be an election to decide who the trustees of the society should be for the year 2018-19.
  • This will take place at the AGM on Saturday 5th May.
  • Members, including those who cannot attend the AGM, can find more about this and how to vote from the following link: Election Of Trustees, 5th May 2018
   
Society's Annual General Meeting
  • The 2018 AGM will be held at Ramada Plaza Hotel, Wrexham, on Sat 5th May at 11:00am.
  • Important Note re Car Parking. Use this link: Car Parking at Hotel 
  • For the programme of events from Fri 4th to Mon 7th May use the link: Weekend Programme.
  • PLEASE NOTE: All coach trips during the weekend are now Fully Booked.
     
Visit to the Cromford & High Peak Railway (part 2); Thursday 26th April 2018
  • PLEASE NOTE: This event, organised by the NW Group, is now fully booked
  • For videos of the line and a chronology published by the Railway Chronology SIG use the link: C&HPR (part 2)
  • Illustrated notes, for use on the day, are now available. Use the link: C&HPR (part 2) 
     
Canal Walk in South Wales: 28th April 2018
  • Members living in or near to South Wales may be interested in a walk following the route of the Glamorganshire Canal
  • Stephen Rowson has invited RCHS members and friends to join him on a walk he is leading on 28th April
  • For further details see the Events Diary or use the link: Glamorganshire Canal Walk  
     
Pocklington Canal Trip: 12th May 2018
  • PLEASE NOTE: This event, organised by the NE Group, is now fully booked
     
2nd International Early Main Line Railways Conference (co-sponsored by RCHS)
     
2018 Clinker Memorial Lecture 
  • The 2018 Clinker Memorial Lecture has been announced.
  • Use the link 2018 Clinker Lecture for the advance notice of title, venue and date.
   
Members Only Pages on the Website
  • Pages accessible only to RCHS members are now being put on the website. Please note that these are not placed in a self contained members area but under the relevant activities of the society that appear on the Home Page drop down menus, After login, they are accessed from the relevant main pages (e.g. any SIG page).
  • Three of the SIGs (Waterways History Research, Railways History Research and Railway Chronology) now offer access to their historical output.
  • Current plans are to enable all RCHS members to have easy access to all past and future output from the SIGs.
  • The Bulletin is now available on the website for members - see tab above left.
  • RCHS members who have not received login details should contact User Help.
  • For other questions please contact the Web Manager