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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845 - 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/284
Scope and Contents Correspondence between members of the Railway Gauge Commission and the general public concerning the commission. The papers include statistics of the railways, plans and measures of the engines, manuscript and printed recommendations of the Commission, and extracts from newspaper articles.
Dates: 1845 - 1859
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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Correspondence of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/292
Scope and Contents Correspondence between the Railway Gauge Commission and the railway companies, including manuscripts to supplement the interviews and miscellaneous papers on experiments between broad and narrow gauges and other subjects.
Dates: 1845 - 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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Gauge Evidence, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/321
Scope and Contents A volume concerning the gauge question titled 'Gauge Evidence. The History and Prospects of the Railway System, illustrated by the evidence given before the Gauge Commission. By Samuel Sidney'.
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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Interview minutes of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/285
Scope and Contents Minutes of interviews held by the Railway Gauge Commission, 6 August - 4 September 1845. The interviewees are R. Stephenson, J. Locke, J.E. McConnell, Col. G. Landmann, H. Pringle, M. Bruyeres, A. Martin, W. Cubitt, Captain J. Milligan Laws, T.J. Buckton and J. Gray.
Dates: 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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Interview minutes of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/286
Scope and Contents Minutes of interviews held by the Railway Gauge Commission, 17-30 October 1845. The interviewees are D. Gooch, S. Clarke, C.A. Saunders, I.K. Brunel, W. Fernihough, W. Harding and B.W. Horne.
Dates: 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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Interview minutes of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/287
Scope and Contents Minutes of interviews held by the Railway Gauge Commission 1 November - 18 December 1845. The interviewees are T. Whitaker, J. Sanders, I.K. Brunel, W. Bass, E. Wood, N. Wood, R. Down, G. Hudson, T. Jackson and Major General C.W. Pasley.
Dates: 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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Interview minutes of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/288
Scope and Contents Printed minutes of the Railway Gauge Commission interviews corrected by the interviewees who appear in RGO 6/285-287. Other interviewees are C.B. Vignoles, J.U. Rastrick, E. Bury, J. Braithwaite, Captain W. O'Brien, T.C. Mills, G. Rodmer, Captain M. Huish, E. Jones, R. Creed, P. Clarke, J. Brown, R. Roberts, W.J. Chaplin, J. Hawkshaw, J. Ellis, J. Hayward, J.P. Budd, General Sir J.W. Gordon and Major Sir J.F. Burgoyne.
Dates: 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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Interview minutes of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/289
Scope and Contents Proof sheets of the minutes of interviews held by the Railway Gauge Commission, including some duplicates. The latter portion has been revised by Sir F. Smith and others appear to have been corrected by the interviewees.
Dates: 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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Interview minutes of Railway Gauge Commission, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/290
Scope and Contents Printed minutes of interviews held by the Railway Gauge Commission, with an appendix.
Dates: 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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Letters on Railway Gauge Commission, 1845 - 1847

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/310
Scope and Contents Letters received by the Secretary of the Railway Gauge Commission relating to the formation of the Commission, the return of completed circulars, and the date and time of appointments for interviews. There are letters from G. Stephenson, J. Saunders, I.K. Brunel, J. Nasmyth, W. Cubitt, R. Stephenson and others. There is also an extract from Bradshaw's 'Railway Gazette' and other newspapers.
Dates: 1845 - 1847
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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Minutes of the Railway Gauge Commission, 1845 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/309
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Railway Gauge Commission, 18 July - 2 December 1845. At the back of the volume are copies of letters sent out by the Commissioners for the collection of materials and interviewees for its report.
Dates: 1845 - 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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Observations on the Gauge Commission evidence, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/320
Scope and Contents An official paper titled 'Supplemental Observations on the published evidence and appendix of the Gauge Commission'.
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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Observations on the Gauge Commissioners' Report, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/318
Scope and Contents A booklet titled 'Observations on the Report of the Gauge Commissioners as presented to Parliament'.
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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Observations on the Gauge Commissioners' Report, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/319
Scope and Contents An official paper presented to Parliament titled 'Observations on the Report of the Gauge Commissioners'.
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 Railway Gauge Commission, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/291
Scope and Contents Replies from the railway companies to circulars sent out by the Railway Gauge Commission asking for particulars.
Dates: 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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