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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 224 Collections and/or Records:

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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).
 Sub-Series

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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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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`Review ... of the Financial Position of Railways', 1935-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PJGG 3/1/35
Scope and Contents Printed report by Pejavar Mohan Rau [Financial Commissioner for Railways].
Dates: 1935-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
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Speeches, 1957-11 - 1965-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/1
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: defence; the Labour Government's National Economic Plan (1965); price increases under Labour; strikes; National Savings; providing incentives in industrial and commercial life; Labour transport policy on roads, rail and London commuter rail services; inflation; the British view of the United States; immigration; taxation; Labour incomes and prices policy; the Budget (1965); the balance of trade; Labour public spending; renewing...
Dates: 1957-11 - 1965-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches, 1966-07 - 1975-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 4/1/3
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of speeches by JEP on subjects including: relations between politicians and the press; free speech, particularly adverse reactions to JEP's speeches and intolerance shown by universities; Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe]; housing policy; the world monetary system; the balance of payments deficit; reform of the House of Lords; Labour prices and incomes policy; taxation; nationalisation, particularly of the railways; Conservatism since 1951; trade union law; national unity,...
Dates: 1966-07 - 1975-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Speeches: House of Commons and Non-House of Commons: Speech notes., 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/47A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes, typescript and galley proofs for WSC's speech (5 March, House of Commons) entitled "Defence" on subjects including: WSC's resignation as Minister of Defence; the Conservatives' voting on defence while in Opposition; the short-fall of defence spending; aid from the United States; the scarcity of home defence, and the training of new forces, including the registration of the Home Guard and forming of new battalions; the extension of National Service; armoured forces and new tanks;...
Dates: 05 Mar 1952 - 26 Jun 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes., Jan 1909 - Dec 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/32
Scope and Contents Typescript of WSC's speech (5 March 1909) on Daylight Saving Bill [introducing British Summer Time, one hour ahead of GMT]. Published: Complete Speeches II, pp 1183 - 7.Typescript and manuscript notes for WSC's speeches on Labour Exchanges [WSC spoke on Labour Exchanges Bill on 19 May, 16 June and 2 July 1909]. Complete Speeches II, pp 1239 - 47, 1264 - 71 and 1276 - 7.Manuscript notes for WSC's speeches on the Railway Amalgamation Bill [WSC spoke on Railway Amalgamation on 31 Mar, 5 and 6 Apr...
Dates: Jan 1909 - Dec 1909
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript, press cuttings and source material., 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/88A-B
Scope and Contents Typescript for WSC's speech (21 January, Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Midland Hotel, Manchester), entitled "Trade" on 20th century economic conditions, currency stability, rating reform, economic development, taxation and the cotton trade. Also includes a press cutting from the Manchester Guardian reporting the speech. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4541 - 4546.Speech notes for WSC's speech (6 February, Town Hall, Battersea, London), entitled "Battersea By-Election" on the Government's...
Dates: 21 Jan 1929 - 14 Dec 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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The Broad and the Narrow Gauge, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/299
Scope and Contents A booklet titled 'The Broad and the Narrow Gauge; or, Remarks on the Report of the Gauge Commissioners. By Henry Lushington', giving a personal opinion of 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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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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The Broad Gauge, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/315
Scope and Contents A booklet titled 'The Broad Gauge proved the one best adapted to the Commercial Wants of the Nation, most suited to the increasing traffic of the country, as well as being the safest, and speedier means of transit, and most eligible investment for capital. By an Engineer', setting out the advantages of the broad gauge.
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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The Gauge Question, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/317
Scope and Contents 'Railways. The Gauge Question. Evils of a Diversity of Gauge, and a Remedy. By Wyndham Harding.'
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).
 Fonds

The Papers of John Burns Hynd

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HYND
Scope and Contents The collection includes material relating to Hynd's spell as Minister for Germany and Austria from 1945 to 1947 and his consequent life-long interest in Germany and in promoting good relations between Germany and Great Britain. There are several files of papers in the collection illustrating this aspect of his career as well as his involvement in other aspects of foreign relations. Having started his career as a railway clerk in his home town of Perth, Hynd kept some of his early writings,...
Dates: 1920 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (HYND 7/19/2, part 1 of 2) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
 Fonds

The Papers of Michael Bonavia

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BONV
Scope and Contents The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre consists of research papers for Bonavia's books "The Nationalisation of British Transport" and "The Channel Tunnel Story" and includes photocopies of government material held at the Public Record Office.
Dates: 1932 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Harold Hartley

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HART
Scope and Contents The papers include: diaries and engagement books; personal and general correspondence; early scientific papers and laboratory notebooks; papers and correspondence relating to Balliol College; papers relating to Hartley's chemical warfare work in the First World War; papers of the Axis Oil Committees, concerned with the problem of oil supplies to the Axis in the Second World War; the FIDO papers, from a committee headed by Hartley on Fog Investigation Dispersal Operations, also during the Second...
Dates: 1890-08 - 1978-08
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of some royal correspondence, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sydney Jones

Reference Code: GBR/0014/JNES
Scope and Contents The papers consist of texts and prints of articles, papers, lectures, photographs and research notes by Jones on engineering topics, particularly rail technology, the Advanced Passenger Train and the conformable wheel.
Dates: 1951-08 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Railway Directory, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/311
Scope and Contents 'The Railway Directory for 1845.'
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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Tour of North East and BBC Radio 2 Jimmy Young Programme, 1989-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/97
Scope and Contents The first minute or so of side 1 is from the end of NK's Interview on the Jimmy Young Programme, 13 April 1989. The majority of side 1 consists of a discussion (with some background restaurant noise) and press interviews on subjects including: manufacturing industry; the state of the coal industry; the dock workers' dispute; the disparity between the South East and the rest of the country; investment in railway development; policy on Europe.Side 2 is the majority of NK's Jimmy Young...
Dates: 1989-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Unity of the Iron Network, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/295
Scope and Contents A booklet titled 'Unity of the Iron Network: showing how the last Argument for the Break of Gauge Competition, is at variance with the true interests of the Public. By Thornton Hund', produced by the advocates of the narrow gauge, and indicating the disadvantages of a break of gauge.
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).
 Item

(Untitled), 28 Jun 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/48-52
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir James Grigg (Secretary of State for War) to WSC replying to his minute of 21 June asking for a report on the letter of 18 Jun from David Robertson [Conservative MP for Streatham, London] and answering the points raised in Robertson's letter paragraph by paragraph. States that he dealt with the complaint that overseas service is too long in his statement to the House of Commons on 8 June. Refers to statements made to the House by Malcolm McCorquodale [Parliamentary Secretary at...
Dates: 28 Jun 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), Jul 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/54-55
Scope and Contents Note [based on letter from Sir James Grigg, Secretary of State for War, to WSC replying to comments made by David Robertson, Conservative MP for Streatham, London]. States that complaint that overseas service is too long was dealt with by Grigg in statement to the House of Commons on 8 June. States that the reasons for not calling up men in reserved occupations at home and over 30 years of age were explained by the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Labour [Malcolm McCorquodale] in the...
Dates: Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/199/81
Scope and Contents Telegram from Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich, British Ambassador to France] to Foreign Office marked "special (economic, supply and relief)" reporting on the progress of the Rosenman mission to France. States that Samuel Rosenman [Special Counsel to President of the United States] has had detailed discussions with various sections of Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force concerned with with civil affairs, transportation and all supplies, including coal and Pol[and]. Refers...
Dates: 28 Mar 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/17
Scope and Contents Telegram from WSC to Premier Stalin marked "personal and secret" informing him that his "later information" [? Enigma decrypts] shows that German plans for sending shipping to the Caspian by rail have been suspended.
Dates: 08 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 20 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/80-84
Scope and Contents Telegram from Minister of State in the Middle East [Richard Casey] to WSC marked "most secret and personal" reporting observations made during his recent visit to Baghdad [Iraq] and the Persian Gulf Ports on the difficulties of getting aid to Russia and on the administrative problems facing the new Persia [now Iran] / Iraq Command.
Dates: 20 Oct 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.

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