• 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

 
Important Notice re Book Sales.
  • Owing to illness our book sales officer, Neville Birch, is unable to continue in office.
  • Until revised arrangements are put in place the book sales service is severely limited.
  • Pre-orders for the Shropshire Union book and Early Railways Conference papers are not affected nor are supplies of Rails in the Dales, William Fairbairn, Royal Under The Railway, NER Maps, Canal Boatmen's Missions or Women and Children of the Cut.
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Proceedings of the Early Railways Conference (ER6)
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2018 AGM Weekend: Report on the weekend's activites
  • As usual there was a full programme of activities over the weekend of the 2018 AGM
  • TA report on these activities was published in the July Bulletin (#474)
  • Non-members may view the report though the Events Menu (above) or through the link: 2018 AGM Weekend Report
     
Latest RCHS Bulletin is now Available to Members from the Website
  • Members may access RCHS Bulletin 474 (July-August 2018) - Click Here for Bulletin 474
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances (principally rail timetabling) there have been changes to NW Group events since the Bulletin was printed - click NW Group Events Update for details
 
New Book to be Published by the RCHS
  • The Shropshire Union Canal: From the Mersey to the Midlands and Mid-Wales by Peter Brown
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2018 Clinker Memorial Lecture has been Cancelled
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances the 2018 Clinker Memorial Lecture has been cancelled
  • It will be re-arranged for a date in 2019
 
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.
       
Members Only Pages on the Website
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  • 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.
  • RCHS Bulletin 474 (July2018) is now available on the website for members - also see tab above left.
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