• 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

  NEW: Grahame Boyes has consolidated from all the annual bibliographies published since 1985 all the entries for articles on the history of  inland water transport, together with some additional entries that have been found subsequently.        
 
Members Only Pages on the Website - Important Update (28th Oct 2018)
  • Update: There has been a lot of activity on the SIG pages for members with new discussions and Newsletters being added during September.
  • RCHS Bulletin 476 (Nov2018) is now available on the website. Both this and previous issues of the Bulletin are available on the Members Pages.
         
Nostalgia!!  What did the Society do early in 1959?
Read Bulletin Number One (January 1959) by clicking here      
 
New Book Published by the RCHS
  • The Shropshire Union Canal: From the Mersey to the Midlands and Mid-Wales by Peter Brown
  • For details go to Shop or Click Here for Details
  • The book launch event was held at the CRT's Ellesmere Depot on Saturday 13th October 2018
   
NW Group Pre-Christmas Lunch
  • This year's annual NW Group Pre-Christmas Lunch will be held on 6th December 2018.
  • For details of the venue, menu choices and arrangements for reservations click NW Group Pre-Christmas Lunch
       
         
Advance Notice: 2019 AGM Weekend: Thursday 25th - Monday 29th April 2019
  • The 2019 AGM Weekend will be based at the Abbey House Hotel, Furness Abbey, Barrow-in-Furness.
  • The advance notice may be accessed from the Events menu above or by the link: 2019 AGM Weekend
  • Please Note: the dates for the weekend do not coincide with the 2019 May Bank holiday.
       
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
  • A 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
  • Members may view the 2018 AGM Agenda & Minutes through the Members Pages link above
         
Papers from the Early Railways Conference (ER6)
  • The Subscription List for this publication was to close on 15th October 2018, but will remain open a little longer – so, order now whilst the list remains open.
  • For details Click Here or see 'Early Railways Conference' in the Events Menu above