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Re: Fwd: [railwaycanal] LNWR 'Acton'

Martin / Harry, Thank you for this information. The relevant minutes concerning locomotives of the Executive Committee of the Shropshire Union Railways & Canal
Peter Brown
Mar 11

Fwd: [railwaycanal] LNWR 'Acton'

Peter I forwarded your query to some friends in the L&NWR Society. Here is Harry Jack's reply. Hope it is of help. Regards Martin O'Keeffe Sent from my iPhone
Martin O'Keeffe
Mar 11

LNWR 'Acton'

The Shropshire Union Canal hired LNWR locomotive 'Acton' to work its Pontcysyllte Railway from 1867 or 1868 until 1883. Please can anyone provide further
Peter Brown
Mar 11

Re: Butlins Skegness - Railway traffic?

From a friend who has undertaken some research... ... I never came across any reference to a proposed branch into the camp during my (pretty extensive)
Richard Maund
Feb 24

Re: Butlins Skegness - Railway traffic?

No idea, sorry. On the other hand the site continued in use to relatively recent times, as I recall, with increased financial problems as cheap overseas
Anne Willis
Feb 24

Re: Butlins Skegness - Railway traffic?

As far as I can remember when I went in the late 1960's there was a bus/coach service from station to the camp meeting all trains. I suspect that Lincolnshire
Feb 23

Butlins Skegness - Railway traffic?

A recent visit to Lincolnshire prompts an enquiry: Butlins first holiday camp at Skegness was an immediate success when it opened in 1936 and the capacity of
Feb 23

Re: Proposed railway in Lincolnshire.

The details are pencilled on several OS 1:2500 sheets which are difficult to copy, but there is an image of the terminus, and a transcription of the route to
Feb 15

Re: Proposed railway in Lincolnshire

Hello Richard, Might we see these plans or drafts, whereby further research might be made easier. Nigel On 14 February 2015 at 11:04, Cartographics
pullmanpublications .
Feb 14

Proposed railway in Lincolnshire

I have a set of draft (BR?) plans for a spur off the Loop Line near Wyberton, south of Boston, running 3m 48ch to the shore on Frampton Marsh. Date could be
Feb 14

Re: Train timetables for 1951 - Market Drayton

My thanks to everybody who has contributed to this thread. I went onto the site Joseph suggested, , and compared the timetables
Peter Brown
Jan 26

Re: Train timetables for 1951 etc

I too can confirm what an Aladdins Cave Butterley is. But I am writing to suggest another source of timetables could be Jack Simmons' collection at Leicester
Michael Messenger
Jan 25

Re: Train timetables for 1951 etc

From memories of a "behind the scenes" industrial archaeology visit to the area in 2005, not long after HMRS had moved into their newly constructed building at
Jan 24

Re: Train timetables for 1951 etc

Joseph, I have been to the premises. The archivist (Peter Swift) I think you will find very helpful. Used to wok at BR Research with me but on a different
Graham H Wild
Jan 24

Re: Train timetables for 1951 etc

Hello Matthew, Tim, Graham and everyone Graham, I had never seen the HMRS site before - there are even some canal-linked photographs! I like the look of a
Jan 24
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