• 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

   

2nd Internationa Early Main Line Railways Conference (co-sponsored by RCHS)
     
2018 RCHS Transport History Book of the Year Awards
  • The Transport History Book of the Year award ceremony took place on Friday 4th May during the 2018 AGM Weekend
  • For details of the awards for 2018, together with the judges' comments, please use the Book Awards tab above.
     
Walk around Leekbrook Junction & Cheddleton: 31st May 2018
  • The guided visit to Cheddleton Flint Mill has been confirmed
  • Arrangements have been made for a village pub buffet lunch
  • Please use the link opposite for further details including timings for the return to Stoke station
     
2018 Clinker Memorial Lecture: 13th October 2018
  • The 2018 Clinker Memorial Lecture has been announced.
  • See Events tab above or use the link 2018 Clinker Lecture for the advance notice of venue, title and speaker.
   
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.
  • Bulletin 473 (May-June 2018) is now available on the website for members - see tab above left.
  • RCHS members who have not received login details should contact User Help (click here).
  • For other questions contact the Web Manager (click here)