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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Acts of Parliament on railway development, 1833 - 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/308
Scope and Contents Acts of Parliament relating to the formation and expansion of the London and Birmingham Railway Company, the Midland Counties Railway Company, the Great Western Railway Company and the Bristol and Exeter Railway Company, with two Acts relating to the formation of railways in general.
Dates: 1833 - 1845
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Circular on changing gauge, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/305
Scope and Contents A circular sent by a shareholder to the other shareholders of the Great Western Railway on the need to change gauge while Government aid is available.
Dates: 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Experimental trip of New Locomotive Engine, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/296
Scope and Contents A promotional booklet for the Great Western Railway titled 'Experimental trip of the Great Western New Locomotive Passenger Engine, made on the 13th June 1846. Extracted from the 'Morning Herald' of June 15'.
Dates: 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Great Western Railway Directors' Report, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/307
Scope and Contents 'Report of the Directors of the Great Western Railway Company to the Proprietors' - a report to shareholders stating the position of the Great Western Railway in comparison with rival railways.
Dates: 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Replies to gauge statements of Great Western Railway, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/293
Scope and Contents A volume titled 'Reply to 'Observations' of the Great Western Railway Company on the Report of the Gauge Commissioners', containing replies to the Great Western Railway's statements on the question of gauge from members of the narrow gauge railways.
Dates: 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Report of Nicholas Wood, 1838

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/316
Scope and Contents A copy of the 'Report of Nicholas Wood to the Directors of the Great Western Railway', setting out the advantages and disadvantages of differing modes of construction and materials.
Dates: 1838
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Broad Gauge, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/303
Scope and Contents A booklet titled 'The Broad Gauge The Bane of the Great Western Railway Company by £ s d', investigating the problems caused by the broad gauge to the Great Western Railway Company.
Dates: 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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