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Early Railways

THE 6th INTERNATIONAL EARLY RAILWAYS CONFERENCE

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© Northumberland Archives, ‘The Coal Waggon’, ZMD 78/14

The next Conference has been arranged for the 16 – 19 June 2016 (Thursday evening to Sunday lunchtime), to take place at Newcastle-upon-Tyne in northern England. The opening lecture will be given in the magnificent lecture hall of the North of England Institute of Mining & Mechanical Engineers (NEIMME), the other papers will be heard in the Live Theatre on the Quayside, a modern and spacious tiered auditorium. Further details will follow.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Researchers into the history and archaeology of early railways who would like to present their findings are invited to indicate their intention to the organising committee by the end of May 2015. A 300-word synopsis should be submitted for consideration by the end of September 2015.

The standard length of papers is 30 minutes, with shorter presentations and papers welcome. As before, it is intended to publish the proceedings. Proposals for papers, which are encouraged on such topics as economic, business and social history as well as on technical subjects, and any queries, should be sent to:

early.railways.conference@gmail.com


 
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Art of mining


 
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Mon 4 April to 12 June 2011  

'Robert Stephenson - Life and Rainhill'

This exhibition will highlight the engineering genius of Robert Stephenson and feature details of his competitors in the 'Rainhill Trials'. There will also be an opportunity to take an interactive tour of part of the factory and offices of Robert Stephenson and Company where the locomotive 'Rocket' was built.






 
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bellingham


 
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bailiffgate images


 


 
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