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From: "Martin Webb" <>
Subject: Re: Railway Companies
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 21:48:01 +0100
I've just discovered this Email that I filed some time ago for future
There is a Railway Ancestors Family History Society
http://www.railwayancestors.demon.co.uk/index.html It's about 7.50 pounds
sterling for UK members 9.50 pounds sterling for overseas members
Or e-mail or
Alan is very helpful and was kind enough to send me scanned pictures of the
Royal Scot and The Flying Scot.
The University of East London hosts the UK Heritage Railways Site
run by Mark Dewell His homepage is http://www.homepages.uel.ac.uk/1278/
The UK heritage Rail site is http://ukhrail.uel.ac.uk/
The Alphabetical listing of UK Heritage railways is at
http://ukhrail.uel.ac.uk/abc.html 3 x A4 pages of railways,tramways and
museums and demonstration lines you can try out. Click on any one on the
list and get the info.
Other U.K. Railway Sites Educational & Research, Historical, Locomotive and
Building Projects, Magazines, Modern Railways, Preservation groups &
Preserved UK Railway Locomotive Database if you have the information just
type it in i.e. for The Flying Scotsman Locomotive Number 4472, Locomotive
Name- Fling Scotsman, Locomotive class- A3, Company- Select London and North
Eastern and Start searching.
References to the Published photographs of the Railway Stations of Great
Britain and Ireland http://www.mulehouse.demon.co.uk/stations/index.htm
you would not believe there could be so many, mind you many were probably
before Doctor Beechings time when he cut the railways.
Does anyone remember that song -
Oh Doctor Beeching what shall I do
I wanted to go to Birmingham
And they sent me off to Crew
Oh and there is the Railways Trivia site