Items from the GCRS Archives
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B41: LNER Southern Area, GC Section. Detailed plans of Wood Signal Cabin. Dyeline print of dwg No. S2A amended 1930.
B42: LNER Southern Area, GC section. Detailed plans of Wood Signal Cabin on Embankment. Dyeline print of dwg No. S3A amended 1930.
B43: LNER (GC Section). Detailed plans of Wood Signal Cabin Type 3. Dated 25/6/26 dwg No. D21087. Inverted blueprint.
B110: BR Scunthorpe-Appleby track circuit diagram updated to 1975.
B129: Letter dated 23 June 1922 to Mr J.W.Cowley of Gorton re. action taken on occasion of Yew Tree signal box fire. Signed by Sam Fay.
B133a: Special Instructions on new connections between GC and Midland lines at Sheffield Victoria May 1965.
B133b: Track plans for new connection between GC and Midland lines at Sheffield Victoria May 1965.
B135: BR Eastern Region P-way and signal alterations. Central section 1948.
B136: Cleethorpe Road Junction/Grimsby Docks station ground frame locking chart.
B137: BR Eastern Region P-way and signal alterations. Central section 1949.
B138: Cleethorpe Road Junction S&T diagram 12 December 1947.
B139: Immingham Reception signalling diagram August 1963.
B140: Immingham Empty Sidings signalling diagram December 1948.
B141: BR Eastern Region Special Notice Immingham Reception Sidings LOR October 1967.
B142: Brocklesby Junction renewal of P/Way 1971.
B143: Great Coates No. 1 signalling diagram February 1981.
B144: Supplementary Notice signal and P/Way alterations LOR 1970.
B145: Supplementary Notice and signalling alterations Immingham and Santon Ore Terminals June 1972.
H1: Train register from Habrough Jn signal box 1903.
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10 Feb - 7 April.
8 April - 26 May.
27 May - 18 July.
18 July - 27 Aug.
28 Aug - 20 Sept.
10 Feb - 1 April.
1 April - 21 May.
21 May - 13 July.
14 July - 24 Aug.
24 Aug - 21 Sept.
D003: Nottingham Vic - Mansfield - Edwinstowe. Withdrawal of Passenger Services and Closing of Certain Goods Depots. BR Memorandum 358/4.
D012: Through Goods Rates between Cork and English and Welsh Stations from 29 Dec 1919, p25-26 'Sheffield Group'. I&EGT Conf. List No.71.
D013: 'Illustrated Method of Compiling W.R.' (Wagon Register). LNER Central Wagon Control Office, York, 6 Oct 1924. Circular No.44.
D017: Common User Wagons and Sheets / Non-Common User Wagons / Journey Payment Scheme. Booklet from LNER Central Wagon Control, York. 1 Nov 1933. Plus additional notes.
Drawings for Class O4 2-8-0 (source unknown/uncatalogued).
L290: LNER drawings for GCR class 8D 3-cylinder compound Atlantics.
L307a: Neilson Reid drawings for 3,250 gallon tender for GC class 9J 0-6-0 nos.973-1012.
L307b: Neilson Reid drawings for 4,000 gallon tender with water scoop for GC class 9J and 8A.
L307c: Nielson & Co. drawings for MS&L class 9A 0-6-2T nos.604-638.
L399a: GCR drawings for class 8F 'Immingham' 4-6-0 loco.
L399b: GCR drawings for class 8F 'Immingham' 4-6-0 tender.
L400: Beyer Peacock drawings for GC class 9Q 4-6-0 nos.31-35, dated 1921.
L401: Beyer Peacock drawings for GCR class 8B Atlantics nos.192 & 194.
The Shed Register logs are arranged in week endings (w/e). The home allocation is listed numerically followed by visiting locos.
L436a: Immingham Shed Register Sept-Nov 1942
w/e 5 Sept 1942.
w/e 12 Sept 1942.
w/e 19 Sept 1942.
w/e 26 Sept 1942.
w/e 3 Oct 1942.
w/e 10 Oct 1942.
w/e 17 Oct 1942.
w/e 24 Oct 1942.
w/e 31 Oct 1942.
w/e 7 Nov 1942.
w/e 14 Nov 1942.
L436b: Immingham Shed Register Aug-Sept 1952
w/e 2 Aug 1952.
w/e 9 Aug 1952.
w/e 16 Aug 1952.
w/e 23 Aug 1952.
w/e 30 Aug 1952.
w/e 6 Sept 1952.
w/e 13 Sept 1952.
Maps and Plans
F33: Met & GC Joint maps - index.
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CT02: Leen Valley Jn - Daybrook - Gedling - Colwick - Rectory Jn 1956.
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CT24: Banbury-Woodford-Lutterworth 1953.
CT38: Hexthorpe 1952.
CT47: Fairfield Loop - Trafford Park - Manchester Central 1954.
CT56: Marylebone - Neasden - Wembley Hill/Wembley Park 1954.
CT57: Sudbury - Northolt - Ruislip - Denham; Harrow - Moor Park - Croxley 1954.
CT59: Princes Risborough - Haddenham - Grendon Underwood Jn; Wendover - Aylesbury - G.U.Jn;
Calvert - Finmere - Brackley - Helmdon - Culworth - Culworth Jn 1954.
SM16: Potteric Carr area.
SM29: Barnsley Junction.
SM30: Sketch map of routes for MSW electrification scheme.
SM31: Dunford Bridge.
SM33: Pindar Oaks, Barnsley.
SM35: Wombwell Main.
SM36: Wath Exchange Sidings.
SM53: St Catherines Jn - Black Carr Jns.
G99a: Plan of Dock at Sutton for LDECR.
G99b: 'Additional Lands and Dock Works' submitted to Parliamernt in 1898 by LDECR.
M3b: Map 'Great Central & Alternative Routes' BR 1964.
M88: GWR&GCR Joint survey map. Sheet 21 (mileposts 48 to 49) between Princes Risborough and Aylesbury.
M131: Mexborough - Crowle (excl. Doncaster) track plans.
M193: Barnsley Jnc (Penistone) signal box diagram.
M216: Sketch plan of Annesley dormitories.
M217a: Track diagram of Crosby Mines (NLLR).
M217b: Track diagram of Dawes Lane (NLLR).
M217c: Track diagram of Frodingham Trent Jn.
M217d: Track diagram of Scunthorpe and Frodingham station.
M217e: Track diagram of Frodingham Yard No.1.
M217f: Track diagram of Frodingham Yard No.2.
M217g: Track diagram of North Lincoln Jn, Scunthorpe.
M228: Old Oaks Jn (between Barnsley and Stairfoot) signal box diagram.
Cleethorpes track/signalling diagram 1965. (Not catalogued.)
section P rolling stock diagrams
P1: GCR Open Lavatory Van 3rd 1903 2327-C.
P2: GCR Open Lavatory Composite 1903 2954-C.
P3: MSLR Open Third 1888 669-C.
P4: MSLR Open Composite 1887 825-C.
P5: MSLR Open Lavatory Composite 1885-7 665-C.
P6: MSLR Open Luggage Lavatory Composite 1888.
P7: MSLR Third Saloon 1874.
P8: MSLR Third Saloon 1888.
P9: MSLR Open Family Saloon 1896.
P10: GCR Open Invalid Saloon 1899..
P11: MSLR Workmen's Third 1877-83 666-C.
P12: MSLR Open Third 1874.
P13: MSLR Workmen's Third 1872-5.
P14: MSLR Open Lavatory Composite 1880 363-C.
P15: MSLR Open Composite 1878 5120.
P16: GCR Officers' Car 1900 5283.
P17: MSLR Inspection Car 1893 5329.
P18: MSLR Directors' Saloon 1890 1070-C.
P19: MSLR Workmen's Third 1878 229-A.
P20: MSLR Workmen's Van Third 1877-8 229-A.
P21: MSLR Workmen's Van Third 1878-95.
P22: MSLR Workmen's Van Third 1882 2155-C.
P23: MSLR Workmen's Van Third 1884.
P24: MSLR Open Van Third 1883-90 1010-C.
P25: MSLR Open Lavatory Third 1895-6.
P26: GCR Open Saloon First 1900 1963-C.
P27: MSLR Laundry Van 1882.
P28: MSLR Dummy Van Laundry 1882 373-601-C.
P29: GCR Corridor Van First 1899 1665-C.
P30: GCR Corridor First 1898 1627-1665-C.
P31: GCR Open Third 1899 1714-C.
P32: GCR Corridor Van First 1899 1627-C.
P33: GCR Restaurant Third 1899 1591-C.
P34: MSLR Corridor Van Third 1889 rebuilt 1921 1737-C.
P35: GCR Instruction Car 1904 adapted 1921.
P36: GCR Open Third 1905 5037.
P36-2: GCR Open Third 1903-5 2472-C.
P37: GCR Corridor Van Composite 1904 2702-C.
P38: GCR Corridor First 1907 3263-C.
P39: GCR Open Third with Driver's Compartment 1904-5 adapted for push-pull 1933 2811-C.
P40: GCR Open Van Composite with Driver's Compartment 1906 altered 1923-4 3264-C.
P41: GCR Corridor Third 1911-3 4327-C.
P42: Corridor Van Composite 1911 4328-C.
P43: GCR Open Van Third 1912-3 4337-C.
P44a: GCR Open Third 1911 4319-C.
P44: GCR Composite 1911 4330-C.
P45: GCR Composite 1912-3 4339-C.
P46: GCR First 1911 4331-C.
P47: GCR Corridor Third Lavatory Van 1911-2 4332-C.
P48: GCR Lavatory Composite 1911-2 4333-C.
P49: GCR First 1923.
P50: GCR Composite Dining Saloon for Football Parties.
P51: GCR Corridor Composite 1911-3 4328-C.
P53: GCR Corridor Van Third 1914 4323C.
P54a: GCR Open Van Third 1910 4665-C.
P54b: GCR Open Third 1910 4096-C.
P55: GCR Open Third with fixed tables. Built by Brush 1906-7. 3134-C
P56: GCR Composite Restaurant 1916 5458-C.
P57: NBR Corridor Van Third. Built at Cowlairs 1901. Transferred to 'C' Section 1925. 12695-D.
P58: GCR Corridor Lavatory First 1911 4326-C.
P59: MSLR Workmen's Van Third (4 wheel) 1893-4 & 1901.
P120: MSLR Accident Brake (4 wheel) 1881-3.
P121: MSLR Horse Box 1892 1154-C.
P126: MSLR Van Third 1877-8 229A-C.
P127: MSLR Hound Box 1897.
P128: MSLR Ballast Brake (4 wheel) 1893.
P129: MSLR Accident Brake (6 wheel) 1878.
P145: GCR carriages - 20 drawings of end profiles.
P157: MSLR 6-wheel van and coach spring details - drawing c.1890.
P180: Drawings of MS&LR composite carriage designed by Charles Sacré from 'The Engineer', 2 May 1873. p267.
P181: 'GCR Coaches 1910-1923' - article by W.A.Richards with fold-out drawings and photos from HMRS Journal 4.8 Oct 1965 p159-165.
P189: 'The Coaching Stock of the Cheshire Lines Committee Part 3: The first 6-wheelers, 1877-9' by G.Y.Hemingway. Journal of the HMRC 6.2 (April 1968) p41-45 (incomplete).
P190: GCR steam rail car built 1904. Extract from 'The Locomotive Magazine' 15 Oct 1904 p190 and photo and diagram from Dow vol.3 p421.
P206: Cast steel flange wheels - detailed drawing no.837 by William Jones Ltd dated 14/1/47.
P207: GCR specification for painting of carriages at Gorton 1902-5. Transcribed from original in PRO.
P218: Details of GCR carriage stock compiled by Les Franks in a notebook.
section R rolling stock diagrams
R54: 7mm scale drawing of GC sliding door van.
R58: 7mm scale drawing of 10t GCR goods wagon (as at 1918).
R65: GCR van no.16121 - line drawings.
R69: 4mm scale drawing of LNER (ex GC) 5-plank loco coal wagon (by Joslin).
R70a: 4mm scale drawing of LNER (ex GC) 10t sliding door van no.545341 (by Joslin 26/2/49).
R70b: 4mm scale drawing of CLC 10t sliding door van.
R71: 4mm scale drawing of LNER (ex GC) open slatted 18' fish van (by Joslin).
R72: 4mm scale drawing of LNER (ex GC) 4-wheeled 15t goods brake (by Joslin).
R73: 7mm scale drawing of GCR 15t 6-wheel brake van (by Edwards Bros - drawing 523).
R83: CLC horse box no.17.
R113: GCR Rolling stock details - various typed & hand notes
R114: Wagons of private traders/private owner wagons - Model Railway News, Peter Mattews.
R115: CLC 10T (3 plank) dropside wagon - MRC, S.J. Cunningham.
R116: Private owner wagon liveries - HMRS, July 1965.
R117: Renumbering of pre-grouping wagon stock - HMRS 4/1968.
R118: Cheshire Lines wagon sheet c.1910. Scale drawing by L.Tavender from photos in Great Central Album - HMRS 4/1968.
R119: LD&ECR Horsebox - traced from LNER Diagram 5193 by L.Tavender.
R120: 4mm scale drawing of LNER 27' 20t tube wagon no.153022 (by Joslin 23/4/48).
R121: 4mm scale drawing of LNER 27' 12t vacuum fitted 6-plank wagon no.163246 (by Joslin 23/4/48).
R122: 4mm scale drawing of LNER 8t ventilated refrigerator van no.165042 (by Joslin 23/4/48).
R123: 4mm scale drawing of LNER 20t 4-wheel brake van no.133359 (by Joslin).
R124a: 4mm scale drawing of LNER 15t 6-plank mineral wagon no.422280 (by Joslin 24/11/44).
R124b: 4mm scale drawing of LNER (ex GN) large cattle van no.413211 (by Joslin 24/11/44).
R124c: 4mm scale drawing of LNER (ex GN) 8t express goods van no.465785 (by Joslin 24/11/44).
R124d: 4mm scale drawing of LNER (ex GN) 20t 4-wheel brake van no.482819 (by Joslin 24/11/44).
R126: Blue print of GCR (LDECR) Open carriage truck, Drwg no. 5177 - Gorton 8/11/1913.
R127: 4mm scale drawing of GCR Fish van (open sided) - Edward Bros. Cardiff - code S18.
R128: GCR Fish Van (Louvred) - Gauge 0 drawings by Edward Bros. Cardiff - code S20.
R130: Various LNER wagon drawings for 4mm scale models by Joslin
R130.2a: LNE (ex GN) 15t 6-plank mineral wagon.
R130.2b: LNE (ex GN) large cattle van.
R130.2c: LNE (ex GN) express goods van.
R130.2d: LNE (ex GN) 20t 4-wheeled goods brake.
R130.3a: LNE (ex GE) 10t 5-plank open wagon.
R130.3b: LNE (ex GE) 10t timber framed van.
R130.3c: LNE (ex GE) large cattle van.
R130.3d: LNE (exGE) 4-wheeled 20t goods brake.
R130.4a: LNE (ex GC) 5-plank coal wagon.
R130.4b: LNE (ex GC) 10t sliding door van.
R130.4c: LNE (ex GC) open slatted 18ft fish van.
R130.4d: LNE (ex GC) 4-wheeled 15t goods brake.
R130.5a: LNE 27ft tube wagon.
R130.5b: LNE 12t vacuum braked 6-plank wagon.
R130.5c: LNE 8t ventilated refrigerated van.
R130.5d: LNE 20t 4-wheeled goods brake.
R130.18a: LNER container flat and insulated container.
R130.18b: LNER 20t end opening loco coal wagon.
R130.18c: LNER large cattle wagon.
R130.18d: LNER 20t vacuum fitted express goods brake.
R134: LNER(GC) 21t armour plate wagon - J. Skinley, Drwg no. G90, 7mm scale.
R136: GCR 15t 4-wheel goods brake van - pencil sketch and dimensions, notes etc, J.V.Hall.
R137: GCR Wagons (Potts collection) - Draw bow cradles Drwg no. W1.
CLC diagrams (not catalogued)
Cheshires Lines carriage stock diagram list.
1201 CLC Bogie Composite Saloon.
1201 CLC Bogie Third Class Saloon part 1.
1201 CLC Bogie Third Class Saloon part 2.
1206 CLC Bogie First Class Carriage.
1207 CLC First Class Carriage.
1209 CLC First Class Carriage ex MSJA.
1211 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1212 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1213 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1214 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1215 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1216 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1217 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1218 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1219 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1220 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1221 CLC Third Class Carriage.
1223 CLC Third Class Brake.
1225 CLC Third Class Brake.
1226 CLC Third Class Brake.
1227 CLC Third Class Brake.
1228 CLC Third Class Brake.
1229 CLC Third Class Brake.
1230 CLC Third Class Brake.
1231 CLC Third Class Brake.
1232 CLC Third Class Brake.
1234 CLC Third Class Brake.
1235 CLC Third Class Brake.
1236 CLC Third Class Brake.
1237 CLC Third Class Brake.
1238 CLC Third Class Brake.
1239 CLC Third Class Brake.
1241 CLC Composite.
1242 CLC Composite.
1243 CLC Composite.
1245 CLC Composite.
1246 CLC Composite.
1247 CLC Composite.
1248 CLC Composite.
1249 CLC Composite.
1250 CLC Composite.
1251 CLC Composite.
1253 CLC Composite.
1254 CLC Lavatory Composite.
1255 CLC Lavatory Composite.
1257 CLC Luggage Composite.
1262 CLC Bogie Milk Van.
1263 CLC 4-Wheeled Open Carriage Truck.
1265 CLC Covered Motor Car & Carriage Truck.
1266 CLC Covered Motor Car & Carriage Truck.
1267 CLC Covered Carriage Truck.
1268 CLC Bogie Covered Carriage Truck.
1269 CLC Horse Box.
1270 CLC Horse Box.
1271 CLC Horse Box.
1272 CLC Horse Box.
1273 Open Third Class.
1274 CLC Twin Third Brake.
1275 CLC Twin Composite.
GCR carriage drawings from the Garth Patrick Collection (not catalogued)
Open Van Third - Gorton 1904.
Open Van Third - Gorton 1907.
Open Lavatory Van Third - Birmingham C&W 1903.
Open Lavatory Van Third - Gloucester 1903.
Open Lavatory Composite - Cravens 1903.
Open Lavatory Composite - Cravens 1903 & Gorton 1904, 1907.
Open Lavatory Composite - Gorton 1903 & Birm C&W 1904.
Open Lavatory Composite - Gorton 1904.
Open Lavatory Van Composite - Ashburys 1903.
Open Lavatory Van Composite - Ashburys 1903.
Open Lavatory Van Composite - Ashburys 1903.
Open Lavatory Van Composite - Ashburys 1903 & 1906.
Open Lavatory Van Composite - Lancaster C&W 1903.
Corridor Third - Gorton 1903.
Officers' Car 1900 - Gorton 1900.
Third Restaurant - Gorton 1903.
GCR wagon drawings (not catalogued)
Open Goods Wagon with and without side doors.
Standard Goods Wagon. Gorton 1880.
10 Tons Open Goods Wagon.
10 Tons Open Goods Wagon.
10 Tons Open Goods Wagon with falling sides. Dukinfield 1909.
10 Tons Drop Side Open Goods Wagon. Dukinfield 1909.
12 Tons Open Goods Wagon with Falling Sides. Cravens 1910-11.
10 Ton Open Goods Wagon with Falling Sides. Dukinfield 1912-13.
10 Ton Open Goods Wagon with Falling Sides. Met. Amal. Ashburys 1911.
10 Tons Open Goods Wagon. Cravens 1896-1900.
10 Tons Open Coal Wagon. Birmingham RC&W, Cravens, Met. Amal. Ashburys, Gloucester RC&W.>
10 Tons High Sided Goods Wagon. R.Y.Pickering, Glasgow 1903.
10 Tons High Sided Goods Wagon. Dukinfield 1910.
10 Tons High Sided Goods Wagon. Gorton 1907.
10 Tons Covered Goods Wagon. Gorton 1902-03.
10 Tons Covered Goods Wagon. Gorton 1906.
15 Tons Covered Goods Van. Gorton 1907, Met. Amal. Ashburys 1904.
15 Tons Covered Goods Van. Dukinfield 1910.
10 Tons Covered Goods Van. Gorton 1905.
T003: Poster TT for GC main line and connections 20 Sept 1954.
T004a: Table 19 for Woodford-Banbury July/Sept 1933.
T004b: Handwritten copy of Woodford-Banbury TT for Nov.1954.
T005: Special Notice R.57: Royal Train Worksop to Matlock on Friday 10 May 1968.
T006: WTT for Passenger Trains Marylebone-Woodford Halse 7 Sept 64 - 13 June 65.
T007: WTT of Conditional Train Services between Northolt Jn and Aylesbury and Banbury. 5 May - 5 Oct 1975.
T008: WTT of Freight Trains between Hebden Bridge and Healey Mills; Copley Hill and Diggle. 7 sept 1964 - 13 June 1965.
T009a: WTT of Conditional Train Services between Whitemoor and Doncaster/Peterborough/Spalding. 1 Oct 1973 - 5 May 1974.
T009b: WTT of Conditional Train Services between Doncaster and Hull. 1 Oct 1973 - 5 May 1974.
T010: Shunting Locomotive and Local Trip Notice. Manchester. 4 Oct 1971.
T011: Shunting Locomotive and Local Trip Notice. Manchester. 5 May 1975.
T014: WTT of Conditional Train Services in S & W Yorkshire, Notts and Lincs. 1 Oct 1973 - 5 May 1974.
T015: WTT of Conditional Train Services in S & W Yorkshire, Notts and Lincs. 6 May - 6 Oct 1974.
T016: WTT of Conditional Train Services in S & W Yorkshire, Notts and Lincs. 7 Oct 1974 - 4 May 1975.
T019: WTT of Mandatory Train Services in Lincolnshire and Humberside 7 May 1973 - 5 May 1974.
T020: WTT of Mandatory Train Services in Lincolnshire and Humberside 6 May 1974 - 4 May 1975.
T021: WTT of Mandatory Train Services in Lincolnshire and Humberside 5 May 1975 - 2 May 1976.
T022: WTT of Mandatory Train Services in Lincolnshire and Humberside 3 May 1976 - 1 May 1977.
T023: WTT of Mandatory Train Services Cleethorpes to Nottingham/Doncaster and Hull to Doncaster/Selby 4 Oct 1971 - 7 May 1972.
T024: WTT of Mandatory Train Services Cleethorpes to Nottingham/Doncaster and Hull to Doncaster/Selby 1 May 1972 - 6 May 1973.
T025: WTT of Passenger Trains Cleethorpes to Nottingham/Sheffield and Hull to Sheffield/Leeds and Branches 4 May 1970 - 2 May 1971.
T026: WTT of Passenger Trains Cleethorpes to Nottingham/Sheffield and Hull to Sheffield/Leeds and Branches 3 May 1971 - 30 April 1972.
T102: GCR WTT for Doncaster race week w/e 10th Sept. 1904.
T103a: GCR WTT for Section 1 (Western Division) from March 15, 1899.
T103b: GCR WTT for Section 2 (Southern Division) from March 15, 1899.
T103c: GCR WTT for Section 3 (Eastern Division) from March 15, 1899.
T103d: GCR WTT for Section 4 (South Yorkshire Division) from March 15, 1899.
T115: MR Excursion notices, copies, ex-Hadfield 1903.
T116: BR(LMR) Passenger WTT Woodford - Pilsey 15/6/1964 - 6/9/1964.
T117: BR(ER) WTT Goods, Manchester District 11/6/1956 - 6/9/1956.
T124: GN & MS&L Joint Lines from 1st October 1865.
T125: GCR Excursion notices (Cheshire etc) 1913/14, (12 items).
T126: BR(ER) WTT, goods only, Sheff. Area B 6/5/1968 - 6/10/1968.
T129: LNER (GC sectn) Christmas/New Year train arrangements 1926/7.
T130: LNER WTT, Sheffield - London 1929/30 (copy).
T242: MS&LR Timetable Dec.1873.