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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 225 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Sep] [1922]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/124B/130-132
Scope and Contents Introductory note to the history of the Cape to Cairo railway and river route [Africa]. Draft written in WSC's name by C W Hobley and sent with CHAR 2/124B/129 for WSC's approval.
Dates: [Sep] [1922]
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), 09 Sep 1922 - 11 Sep 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/124B/134
Scope and Contents Notes from [Edward Marsh] to [WSC] asking whether WSC is prepared to write anything for Leo Weinthal's history of the Cape to Cairo railway and river route [Africa] and whether he agrees to let Weinthal publish a passage from "My African Journey" and reproduce his pictures of Egypt. Annotated by WSC that he will not write anything and that he agrees to the publication of the passage but not to the reproduction of the pictures.
Dates: 09 Sep 1922 - 11 Sep 1922
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), 09 Feb 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/59/33
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Bindon Blood (Dartmouth House, 2 Queen Anne's Gate, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his successful speech in Belfast [Ulster] and enclosing a memorandum and correspondence on the Trans-Persia railway scheme [not present].
Dates: 09 Feb 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/60/45
Scope and Contents Cutting from the "Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury" on the forthcoming discussion at the conference of the Royal Economic Society on railway nationalisation and the financial relations of Great Britain and Ireland.
Dates: 10 Jan 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Apr 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/65/31
Scope and Contents Pamphlet: Particulars concerning the Bachelet Railway Company Sent with CHAR 2/65/30.
Dates: Apr 1915
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 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/192/120
Scope and Contents Note explaining that CHAR 2/192/121-124 has been revived because Russian activity on the western frontier of Afghanistan and political excitement in India have made it important that British control of the Indian railway systems is maintained.
Dates: 28 Mar 1933
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), 05 Dec 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/192/121-124
Scope and Contents Note by Major-General Sir Sydney D'Aguilar Crookshank on the military transport situation on the North-West Frontier of India. Sent with CHAR 2/192/120.
Dates: 05 Dec 1927
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), 11 May 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/167/63
Scope and Contents Extract from the "Times trade and engineering supplement" on railway modernisation.
Dates: 11 May 1929
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), c 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/399B/202
Scope and Contents Map of the United States issued by the Union Pacific System, with Union Pacific railroads marked in red.
Dates: c 1932
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Jun 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/2/12
Scope and Contents Letter from George Townsend Warner to WSC, asking him to help to oppose extension of tramways in Harrow-on-the-Hill [Middlesex] [annotated by WSC, agreeing to help if the matter came before Parliament].
Dates: 18 Jun 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Mar 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/16/72-73
Scope and Contents Letter from William Landon, Sale Ratepayers' Association, to WSC, enclosing copy of electoral address for Sale Urban District Council Election, opposing sale of the tramways to a "Yankee syndicate".
Dates: 12 Mar 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/45-46
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC ([Blenheim]) to Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] on: 5th Lord Lansdowne's rejection of the suggestion that the House of Lords will reject the Budget Bill; the formulation of legislation on unemployment and infirmity insurance and labour exchanges; the need for some form of state control of the amalgamations of railway companies; the impending large government measures on finance and unemployment; the report of the Afforestation Commission. Copy in the hand of...
Dates: 26 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Dec 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/36/50-51
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC (Board of Trade) to Herbert Asquith [later Lord Oxford and Asquith] agreeing that Harold Tennant should replace Sir Hudson Kearley at the Board of Trade and enclosing the report of the trade unionists who went to Germany to study unemployment insurance and labour exchanges. Advocates following the German example with a large programme of social legislation to underpin existing voluntary agencies; in particular: labour exchanges and unemployed insurance, infirmity insurance, a...
Dates: 29 Dec 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Sep 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/86-92
Scope and Contents Report by [WSC] to [Sir Edward Grey, later Lord Grey of Fallodon] of his conversation with Count Paul von Wolff-Metternich [the German Ambassador]. Refers briefly to WSC's plans to visit Germany and see labour exchanges and the army manoeuvres, and to the situation between the Government and the House of Lords and the prospects for a General Election. Followed by lengthier considerations of: German naval armament and the German claim that it had been exaggerated by the British Government in...
Dates: 09 Sep 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Sep 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/39/93-100
Scope and Contents Report by [WSC] to [Sir Edward Grey, later Lord Grey of Fallodon, Foreign Secretary] of his conversation in Germany (where he did not speak to any Germans about politics) with Enva [Enver] Bey, the Turkish military attache, on the prospects for the new regime of the Young Turks, their military organisation on the German model, the difficulties caused to British trade by the raising of Turkish customs duties, and Turkish objections to the financial arrangements for the construction of the...
Dates: 22 Sep 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Jan 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/45/2
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Edward Grey [later Lord Grey of Fallodon] (Fallodon, Christon Bank, Northumberland] to WSC on negotiations relating to the Baghdad Railway [Iraq] and Professor Sieper and the German government.
Dates: 02 Jan 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/45/81
Scope and Contents Letter from H Hesketh Bell, governor of Northern Nigeria (Government House, Northern Nigeria, [Africa]) to WSC expressing the view that Northern Nigeria has less potential for development than Uganda and that its capacity for cotton-growing has been exaggerated. Reports good progress with the building of the railway line there. Congratulates WSC [on his appointment as Home Secretary].
Dates: 07 Apr 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/45/85
Scope and Contents Letter from R V Vernon (Colonial Office) to Edward Marsh returning and commenting on a telegram received by WSC from the mayor of Larnaca [Cyprus] [see CHAR 2/45/86-87] on the Government's rejection of proposals for a railway between Larnaca and Nicosia, and enclosing a copy of a related despatch by Lord Crewe [see CHAR 2/45/90]. Signed typescript.
Dates: 15 Apr 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Apr 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/45/86-87
Scope and Contents Telegram from the mayor of Larnaca [Cyprus] to WSC conveying the disappointment in Larnaca over the Government's rejection of proposals for a railway between Larnaca and Nicosia. Returned with CHAR 2/45/85.
Dates: 23 Apr 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Jan 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/45/90
Scope and Contents Despatch from Lord Crewe (Colonial Office) to [the High Commissioner of Cyprus] explaining why the Governmnent cannot support a scheme for a railway between Larnaca and Nicosia. Typescript copy. Sent with CHAR 2/45/85.
Dates: 28 Jan 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/70
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Haldane [later Lord Haldane] (War Office) to WSC reporting that he is going to Aldershot [Hampshire] to examine the airship construction department there, and that he does not think the Government can usefully intervene in the deveopment of [Louis Brennan's] monorail system. States that he is ready to take up WSC's plan of a police territorial brigade.
Dates: 03 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/71
Scope and Contents Letter from General Sir William Nicholson [later Lord Nicholson] (War Office) to WSC on the shortcomings of [Louis] Brennan's monorail system.
Dates: 03 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/74-79
Scope and Contents Letter from F B Behr (20 Bury Street, St James's, [London]) to WSC (Home Office) describing the advantages of his monorail system over that of Louis Brennan. Encloses the prospectus for the Manchester and Liverpool Electric Railway Company [see CHAR 2/46/92-93]. Signed typescript annotated by WSC.
Dates: 07 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Nov 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/80-81
Scope and Contents Letter from S H Pollen (7 Embankment Gardens, [London]) explaining the shortcomings, from a commercial point of view, of Louis Brennan's monorail system. Signed typescript. Annotated that WSC replied on 27 Jan [1911].
Dates: 07 Nov 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1910]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/46/82-90
Scope and Contents Description by Louis Brennan of the technical and commercial development of his monorail system. Typescript.
Dates: [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open

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