Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction

Sale 246P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th June 2018

SRA Postal Auction: Working Instructions

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Lot 130 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE publication "List of Ticket Nippers in use by the Railway and Steamship Companies". Green paperback covers, 54pp dated March 1909. £10

Lot 131 RAILWAY CLEARING HOUSE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF STATIONS dated 1929. Hardback covers, 776pp, minor wear. £10

Lot 132 NER pocket sized booklet "Tide Tables 1912 North Eastern Ports, Hull, Harlepool, Middlesborough, Newcastle, Sunderland, Blyth". 83pp, clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. Slight creasing to covers otherwise OK. £10

Lot 133 NER Mineral Department, Northern Division booklet "Instructions to Station Agents and others as to the Ordering and Loading of Mineral Traffic". Cloth covers, 14pp dated January 1901. £10

Lot 134 NER "Programme of Special Notices etc affecting the working of the line". 15pp on pink coloured paper, dated July 1904. Cover marked. £10

Lot 135 NER booklet "Programme of Excursion and Special Trains, Train Alterations, Working Arrangements, Vacant Appointments, etc" dated 12th September 1903. 12pp, covers marked. £10

Lot 136 NER booklet "Traffic Restrictions - General Circular TR637". 84pp dated July 1917. Large stain on front cover, affecting first few pages. £10

Lot 137 GWR hardback book "Towns, Villages, Outlying Works, etc. Served by the GWR". 896pp dated 1938. Spine a little faded. £10

Lot 138 NEATH AND BRECON RAILWAY 1pp circular No.18 "Muzzling of Dogs". Dated February 1890. £10

Lot 139 MERSEY RAILWAY COMPANY foolscap sized thin card instructions notice listing the emergency equipment to be kept at Birkenhead Central station ready for use in breakdowns. Dated August 1926. Folded. £5

Lot 140 LBSCR & LSWR signalling notice No.141 re the opening of new passenger lines and sidings at Portsmouth Town Low Level on November 30th 1905. Foolscap sized, red and blue print, 1pp, edges brittle and with loss. Faded and fragile. £10

Lot 141 GWR Central Wales Division Notice No.283 re special passenger train arrangements etc in connection with the evacuation of civilian population from London, Liverpool and Birkenhead. 25pp, undated. £10

Lot 142 GWR Swansea Division Notice No.T3297 dated August 1939 re special passenger train arrangements etc in connection with the evacuation of civilian population from London, Birkenhead and Liverpool. 27pp. £10

Lot 143 LMS & GWR JOINT "Coal Class Route Book". Foolscap sized, clothbound hardback covers with title stamped into front, containing 15 double sized typescript pages listing where exchange of traffic is effected with the GWR and payments made. Undated, covers detached. £10

Lot 144 LMS large sized folder "Notices to Drivers and Firemen" containing approx 20 pages of attached notices. Various subjects. Slight wear to folder, contents OK. £10

Lot 145 LMS instruction book "Issue of Season Tickets". Red cloth covers, 72pp dated May 1928. Very worn and with tape repairs. Plus supplementary instructions No.4 dated 1936. (2) £5

Lot 146 LMS Locomotive Stores Horwich "Catalogue of Miscellaneous Section". Card covers, 127 typescript pages, circa 1930s. Covers grubby/worn. £10

Lot 147 LNER Great Northern Section circular No.3800 "Final Tie, Football Association Cup, 29th April 1939 - Freight Train Arrangements". Foolscap sized, 6pp. £10

Lot 148 LNER circular No.53 re alterations to services on the Colchester Line for Christmas 1937. 74pp, very rusty staples causing separation of sections. £5

Lot 149 LNER file of correspondence including proposed workings in connection with the closure of Woodhead tunnels in 1946 for relining. Approx 30 foolscap sized typescript pages. £10

Lot 150 LNER booklet "Instructions to Station Masters and other Staff engaged in the Examination and Collection of Tickets". Cloth covers, 61pp dated February 1927. £5

Lot 151 SR 42 page typescript notice "Emergency Schemes" detailing 12 schemes of action to be taken in connection with blockages of the line between certain points in the London area, presumably due to enemy action. Dated January 1941. Some wear. £10

Lot 152 BR(NE) "Relief Excursion and Special Train Arrangements" notice No.39 dated 22nd August 1952. 45pp, minor wear to covers. £10

Lot 153 BR(M) Nottingham Division booklet "Arrivals and Departures of Passenger Trains at Nottingham". 19pp. Plus similar for Derby (33pp) and Leicester (22pp). All dated May 1977. (3) £10

Lot 154 BE(E) Western Division circular X290 dated July 1950 "Programme of Standard Times for Excursion and other Special Trains". 16pp. £10

Lot 155 BR(M) Central Division "Fruit and Vegetable Notice - season 1954". 15pp. £10

Lot 156 BR(S) booklet "Supplementary Operating Instructions No.3". 67pp dated January 1955. Foxing to covers. £5

Lot 157 BR(S) foolscap sized booklet "Locomotive Coupling Restrictions and Route Availability on Running Lines". 119pp dated December 1962. £10

Lot 158 BR(S) South Eastern Division Special Traffic Arrangements notice No.26 covering the Whitsun Holidays, June 1965. 100pp, marking to covers, small loss top r/h corner, annotations on rear page. £5

Lot 159 BR(M) Central Division "Programme of Special Trains" No.40 dated August 2nd 1952. 104pp, cover wear. £10

Lot 160 BR(M) Central Division "Programme of Special Trains" No.19 dated May 12th 1951. 106pp, annotation on front cover. £10

Lot 161 BR(M) large sized document "Carlisle District Traffic Superintendent's District Train Reporting Instructions Plumpton Box to Floriston Box etc". Card covers, 27 typescript pages, circa late 1950s. Plus similar for Central Lines section. (2) £10

Lot 162 BR pocket sized instruction book "Instructions Respecting the Cleaning, Trimming and Lighting of Oil Lamps". Card covers, 22pp, dated January 1955. £5

Lot 163 RAILWAY CLUB booklet "Rules. List of Members. Library Catalogue - March 1914". Green card covers (faded), 16pp, slight foxing. £10

Lot 164 WILLIAM GREENAWAY "Handbook on the Working of Locomotive Engines. A guide for enginemen and firemen". Cloth covers, 26pp dated 1902. £5

Lot 165 OSWESTRY MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT CLASS published booklet "Descriptive Diagrams of the Locomotive" by AF Hunt. Card covers, 52pp 5th edition dated January 1936. Slight creasing to covers. £5

Lot 166 BEIRA & MASHONALAND & RHODESIA RAILWAYS bound volume of General Management Circulars. Foolscap sized, approx 300pp covering the period between 1911 and 1920. Bound into modern clothbound hardback covers with title in gold on front. £10

Total number of Lots in Working Instructions: 37.

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