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M&GN Joint Railway Society Oral Histories – No6

These reminiscences are from people who work behind the scenes of every railway. Highly skilled personnel, sometimes working long hours to make sure the railway runs safely. These are memories from the generation who started in the late 1940s with steam and worked for British Rail. This download includes Tony Edsor, who worked as a fitter at Stratford and Rod Lock, who went from Station Master in Norfolk to the British Railways Board headquarters in London.

Track 1 Tony Edsor - An apprentice at Stratford in 1948 10:45
Track 2 Tony Edsor - The Westinghouse Shop 4:30
Track 3 Tony Edsor - Repairing a steam engine 2:58
Track 4 Tony Edsor - End of steam, changeover to diesel 5:06
Track 5 Tony Edsor - New facilities for diesels 1:59
Track 6 Rod Lock - Probationary Clerk to Station Master 10:00
Track 7 Rod Lock - Station Master at Walsingham 1:41
Track 8 Rod Lock - Dereham Goods & Station Master again 7:47
Track 9 Rod Lock - From Cambridge to Liverpool Street 6:22
Track 10 Rod Lock - Kings Cross & the British Railways Board 7:58

Produced by :- M&GN Society Publications, Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8RA

© Copyright Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway Society 2003

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The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway Society is the supporting charity of (and major shareholder in) the North Norfolk Railway, which operates a 5¼ mile heritage railway from Sheringham to Holt.

The Society actively works to preserve, display and operate a wide range of historical artefacts which include four steam locomotives and many unique carriages and wagons.

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