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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), 12 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/118/47
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Ashfield [earlier Albert Stanley] (Electric Railway House, Broadway, Westminster, London) to WSC enclosing a copy of proposals of the City and South London Railway Company, the London Electric Railway Company and the Cental London Railway Company for various improvements to their lines [see CHAR 2/118/49-53].
Dates: 12 Dec 1921
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), 12 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/118/49-53
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Ashfield [earlier Albert Stanley] (Electric Railway House, Broadway, Westminster, [London]) to the Trade Facilities Act Advisory Committee setting forth proposals by the City and South London Railway Company, the London Electric Railway Company and the Central London Railway Company for improvements to their lines, which will alleviate unemployment. Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/118/47.
Dates: 12 Dec 1921
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), 24 Jan 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/258A/87
Scope and Contents Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC submitting a draft minute on impeding railway traffic, particularly coal, from Germany to Italy. [Copy; given running number 217].
Dates: 24 Jan 1941
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Nov 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 10/27/66-69
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC (In camp near Mrali, Victoria Nile, Uganda [Africa]) to [King Edward VII] about his visit to Africa and impressions of the country. WSC expresses admiration for "these noble and spacious posessions" recently added to the Dominions, especially the East African Protectorate and Kenya; describes Mount Kenya and Uganda; notes the "evil effects" of the climate on Europeans and the danger of diseases especially sleeping sickness caused by the tsetse fly; praises the Governor...
Dates: 27 Nov 1911
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/10-11
Scope and Contents Notes concerning the widespread industrial unrest including observations on the following subjects: the threat posed by trade unionism; the concepts of sympathetic strikes and the general strike; and the lack of control in the event of a railway strike. Suggestions are made for a meeting between the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] and large industrial employers or the establishment of a committee. Manuscript on the notepaper of the Board of Trade.
Dates: [1911]
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), 10 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/23
Scope and Contents Letter from Colonel Sir Douglas Dawson (Medmenham Abbey, Marlow [Buckinghamshire]) to WSC describing the "peaceful picketing" taking place at Paddington Station which he says is preventing goods from being taken out of the station. Signed manuscript.
Dates: 10 Aug 1911
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), 14 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/27-29
Scope and Contents Draft telegram from [WSC] describing the deterioration of the dock strike and rioting in Liverpool. He discusses the strike among tram workers which has not taken place and the possibility that the general manager of one of the railway companies has negotiated with the leader of the strike committee. Includes covering sheet giving the date and time of the dispatch of the telegram. Manuscript.
Dates: 14 Aug 1911
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), 19 Aug 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/39-40
Scope and Contents Copy of a report on the railway strike. Subjects covered include: the suspension of goods trains which threatens the food supply to South Wales and the area between Newcastle, Liverpool, Nottingham and Hull and the lack of accurate information from the railway companies concerning efforts to resume services and the extent of the strike. Typescript with manuscript alterations and a note on the dorse concerning the return of troops and the enlistment of special constables.
Dates: 19 Aug 1911
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), [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/62-63
Scope and Contents Notes [?by WSC] about the railway strike including the areas in which the majority of railway workers are on strike and where there is a threat of famine. The help of the population in the affected regions is appealed for and a promise is made that "there is nothing that the Government will not do that is in their power". Unsigned typescript annotated by WSC "Secret. Put by".
Dates: [Aug] [1911]
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), [19] [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/64-65
Scope and Contents Section of a draft telegram to be ciphered and sent from [WSC] to King George V detailing the extent of the railway strike and the percentage of railway workers on strike in individual areas, and warning that the stoppage of goods trains in the strike areas threatens an estimated 20 million people with famine. Typescript.
Dates: [19] [Aug] [1911]
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), [17] [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/68-72
Scope and Contents Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to swear in...
Dates: [17] [Aug] [1911]
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), [17] [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/73-77
Scope and Contents Draft copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to...
Dates: [17] [Aug] [1911]
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), [18] [Aug] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/81-82
Scope and Contents Copy of a telegram from [WSC] to King George V covering various subjects including: the restoration of essential services on the railway network; the numbers of railway workers still on strike; the refusal of offers of service by the railway managers; the continuing movement of the troops and enrolment of Special Constables and [WSC's] hopes of resolving the London docks strike. Typescript.
Dates: [18] [Aug] [1911]
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), 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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