- Railway Correspondence and Travel Society
The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society is a national society founded in
Cheltenham, UK in 1928 to bring together those interested in rail transportand locomotives.
Since 1929 the Society has published a regular journal "The Railway Observer" which records the current railway scene. It also has regional branches which organise meetings and trips to places of interest and a members’ library. [cite book|author=Simmons, Jack and Biddle, Gordon (ed.)|title=The Oxford Companion to British Railway History from 1603 to the 1990s|publisher=Oxford University Press|year=1997|isbn=0-19-211697-5]
It has published definitive multivolume locomotive histories of the Great Western, Southern and
London and North Eastern Railways, and has in progress similar works on the London, Midland and Scottish Railwayand BR standard steam locomotives.
* [http://www.rcts.org.uk Railway Correspondence and Travel Society]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Great Western Railway — The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company and a notable example of civil engineering, linking London with the West Country, South West England and South Wales. It was founded in 1833, kept its identity through the 1923… … Wikipedia
Newton Abbot railway station — Newton Abbot Location Place … Wikipedia
Bristol Temple Meads railway station — UK stations name = Bristol Temple Meads caption = The main part of the station is covered by a dramatic curved wrought iron, wood and glass train shed. manager = First Great Western locale = Bristol borough = Bristol gridref = ST597725 code = BRI … Wikipedia
Newport railway station (IoWCR Isle of Wight) — Newport IWCR Approaching Newport IWCR railway station along the route of the defunct railway, now Cycle Route NCN23 … Wikipedia
Swanage Railway — The Swanage Railway is a six mile long heritage railway in the Purbeck district of Dorset, England. The railway follows the route of the Purbeck branch line (Norden Park Ride Corfe Castle Harman s Cross Herston Halt Swanage), and has been… … Wikipedia
South Devon Railway (1846-1876) — Infobox rail|railroad name=South Devon Railway gauge=7 feet 0¼ inch length=52.85 miles excluding branches start year=1846 end year=1876 hq city=Plymouth locale=England successor line=Great Western RailwayThe South Devon Railway Company built and… … Wikipedia
Northampton Bridge Street railway station — Northampton Bridge Street The station in an engraving from 1847 Location P … Wikipedia
Plymouth railway station — Infobox UK station name = Plymouth manager = First Great Western locale = Plymouth borough = City of Plymouth latitude = 50.37780 longitude = 4.14301 platforms = 6 code = PLY usage0203 = 1.432 usage0405 = 1.519 usage0506 = 1.629 usage0607 = 1.846 … Wikipedia
Plymouth Millbay railway station — was the original railway terminus in Plymouth, Devon, England. It was used for passenger trains from 1849 to 1941.HistoryThe South Devon Railway originally planned to bring its RailGauge|84 broad gauge railway from Exeter St Davids to the Eldad… … Wikipedia
Devonport Kings Road railway station — [v · d · … Wikipedia