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40 YEARS OF BUSES IN NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Buses, Road VehiclesMidland Red, the common name for the Birmingham & Midland Motor omnibus Co Ltd, was one of the greatest of Britain's regional bus companies. With its origins stretching back to before the outbreak of the Great War, the company grew to become the dominant force in the region. Apart from the ... From the series Heyday of …
Keywords: birmingham, omnibus, double-decker, greenwood, keeley
Buses, Road VehiclesThe name Ribble Motor Services Ltd was first registered in June 1919. From small beginnings, the company grew to become one of the largest bus operators outside London, dominating much of the north west of England. By 1930 the company's fleet had expanded to over 650 vehicles and, a decade later, ... From the series Heyday of …
Keywords: ribble, ribble, ribble, ribble, liverpool, manchester, carlisle, ribble, standerwick, double-deck, motorway, ribble, ribble, ribble
RailwaysThis book was produced by the “High Level Bridge and Central Station Committee” to commemorate 150th anniversaries of Newcastle's High Level Bridge and Central Station in 1999 & 2000 respectively.
Keywords: newcastle, tyne, newcastle, addyman, fawcett, tyne, gateshead, greenesfield, dobson, harrison, hudson, stephenson, newcastle, tyne, ridsdale, appenidx
Buses, Road VehiclesThe story of the evolution of the company from Inverness & District Motor Services into Highland Omnibuses, which covered this vast area of Scotland. The fleet included many interesting and often second-hand vehicles, which are well illustrated in this first Venture title to feature a Scottish ... From the series Super Prestige
Keywords: highland, inverness, highland, scotland, second-hand, scottish, milne, highland, highland, scottish, highland, highland, fleetlist
RailwaysThe Main Line; Pacifics on the line through Darlington with an A4, A1s and V2s together with freight and shunting duties. The Wansbeck Valley Line A journey along the delightful branch to Scots Gap Junction and Woodburn. Freight is shown behind 0-6-0 J27s early in 1966. North Eastern into the Hills ...
Keywords: pacifics, darlington, wansbeck, woodburn, j27s, yorkshire, durham, richmond, kirkby, alston, alnwick, alnmouth, blythe, stockton, tyne, dock, billingham, j27s, malton, whitby, grosmont, goathland, whitby, railtour, marquess
RailwaysVolume 1 of this work looked at the buildings associated with the development of public railways in north-east England down to the early eighteen-fifties. This volume explores the work of Bouch and Peachey, and finished by considering the buildings of the Blythe & Tyne Railway, which merged with ...
Keywords: north-east, bouch, peachey, blythe, tyne, fawcett
Trams, Road VehiclesThe second, and again physically large, volume whose title is self descriptive. Please see the table of contents and sample page for additional information. From the series History of the British Steam Tram
Keywords: tram, gladwin, accrington, alford, sutton, tramway, barrow-in-furness, birmingham, birmingham, aston, birmingham, birmingham, birmingham, blackburn, blackburn, blackburn, darwen, blackburn, darwen, bradford, bradford, bradford, bardford, tramway, bradford, omnibus, bradford, bradford, shelf, tramway, brighton, brighton, shoreham, bristol, burnley
RailwaysThe North Eastern Railway came into being a little over 150 years ago on 31st July 1854 by the amalgamation of three railways in the North East of England, namely the York, Newcastle and Berwick, York & North Midland and Leeds Northern Railway. Statistics place the North Eastern as the fourth ...
Keywords: newcastle, carlisle, york, newcastle, berwick, york, north-east, lner, workaday, fawcett, carlisle, blaydon, blaydon, alston
RailwaysAn essential guide to steam locomotives: how they work, and how they have developed across the world over the past 150 years.
Keywords: goldfinch, fuel, temperature, clinker, draught, feed-water, valve, valve, wear, fuel, output
RailwaysHunslet 4-6-0T No.1215 was one of a class of locomotives built to the order of the British War Department for use by what became the Directorate of Light Railways. This organization used 600mm gauge railways to supply the trenches by bridging the gap between the end of the standard gauge railways ...
Keywords: hunslet, veteran, hunslet, 4-6-0t, hunslet, hunslet, peacetime, post-war, scottish, pampas, argentina, oxfordshire, ironstone, palestinian, nepalese, chilean, neat, apedale, heritage, call-up, demob, army, surplus, hunslet, archaeology
OtherMail was first sorted on a moving train in a converted horse box on the Grand Junction Railway, between Liverpool and Manchester, in January 1838 at the suggestion of Frederick Karstadt, a Post Office surveyor. Karstadt's son was one of two mail clerks who did the sorting. In 1845 the service was ... From the series Illustrated History of …
Keywords: mail, horse, liverpool, manchester, frederick, karstadt, surveyor, karstadt, mail, derby, newcastle, tyne, scotland, mail, poem, mail, auden, mail, mail, mail, hatfield, crash, mail
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