Great Central Railwayana Limited
Sheffield Railwayana Postal Auction
   

Sale 259P, Closing Date: Tuesday, 12th March 2019

SRA Postal Auction: Working Instructions

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Lot 94 BR (W) booklet "Britain's First Gas - Turbine Locomotive No. 18000". Card covers with lion over wheel illustration on cover. 41pp plus photo illustrations, published circa early 1950s. Covers the technical details and operation of the loco. - Sold for £85 to bidder number 3531

Lot 95 BR(W) notice No.15 "Easter 1948 - Notice of Through Train Arrangements - March 24th to April 1st". 75pp, foxing to covers. - Sold for £14 to bidder number 1154

Lot 96 CARDIFF RAILWAY publication "Whistle Book". 40pp listing locations and locomotive whistle codes. Clothbound card covers with title in gold on front, dated 1898. Fading to spine. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 254

Lot 97 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY 1pp circular "Montrose and Bervie Line" re it being taken over and worked by the NBR. Dated September 1881. Scuffs on back where removed from album. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 466

Lot 98 CALEDONIAN RAILWAY notice No.43 "Special Train etc Arrangements" dated 31st October 1919. 16pp, covers worn, spine taped. - Sold for £50 to bidder number 1608

Lot 99 ENGLISH ELECTRIC "Driver's Operating Handbook for the 3300HP Deltic Locomotive". Clothbound card covers, 22pp second edition. Undated. - Sold for £30 to bidder number 324

Lot 100 GER "Regulations for working Sykes' Lock and Block and double and single line block telegraph etc". 132pp dated January 1909. Cover wear. - Sold for £110 to bidder number 2143

Lot 101 GER hardback booklet "Distances to be used by Drivers on Daily Returns". Clothbound covers, 23pp listing routes and intermediate stations along with distances from the starting point. Dated 1915. - Sold for £26 to bidder number 4734

Lot 102 GWR hardback book "List of Collieries on or Connected with the GWR". Brown clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 79pp plus fold out maps, dated 1924. - Sold for £35 to bidder number 1581

Lot 103 GWR 6pp thin card "Guide for Labelling of Traffic in Full Truck Loads for Traders Served by Bristol (GWR) Depots". Blue covers, dated October 1946. £5

Lot 104 GWR instruction booklet "Automatic Train Control - Description and Notes". Faded card covers, 13pp plus fold out diagram, dated July 1931. Centre pages detached. £5

Lot 105 GWR Birmingham Division notice No.630 re arrangements for the diversion of trains to alternative routes in cases of emergency. 25pp dated September 1940. - Sold for £18 to bidder number 459

Lot 106 GWR circular No.490 "Regulations as to the Working of Slip Coaches". 8pp dated January 1896. Edge tears, fragile. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 1154

Lot 107 GWR notice No.48 "Regulations for Working New Potato and Market Traffic from West Cornwall - season 1896". 12pp, rusty staples removed. £10

Lot 108 GWR notice No.68 "Christmas 1947 - Notice of Through Train Arrangements - December 12th to January 1st 1948". 92pp, slight foxing to covers. - Sold for £90 to bidder number 1258

Lot 109 LMS Northern Division booklet "Margins for Freight Trains in advance of Express Passenger Trains". 16pp dated May 1939. Covers worn. - Sold for £22 to bidder number 459

Lot 110 LMS Northern Division - all sections North of Glenboig "Notice of Special Train Arrangements". 36pp dated 8th April 1927. Spine taped. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 2595

Lot 111 LMS instruction booklet "Time Lost at Stations in Drawing Up a Second Time at Platforms - instructions to staff". Paperback, 23pp, dated August 1937. Covers sun darkened. £5

Lot 112 LMS Route Book, East Norton station, for goods and mineral traffic to GWR, 1928, 71pp. £10

Lot 113 LNER North Eastern Area notice No.O.7002 re diversion of trains in case of accident. 29pp dated January 1940. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 630

Lot 114 LNER Northern Division booklet "Notice of Passenger Train Modifications in the Glasgow Central area during Foggy Weather - winter 1928 - 29". 44pp, spine taped. £10

Lot 115 LNER Southern Scottish Area circular No.E66-87 "Advice of special train and other arrangements". 62pp dated 26th September - 2nd October 1931. £10

Lot 116 LNER Southern Scottish Area circular No.E60-43 "Advice of special passenger trains and special arrangements". 42pp dated 5th June 1925. Spine taped. - Sold for £10 to bidder number 2595

Lot 117 LNWR booklet "Instructions Relating to the Transmission of Telegrams". Hardback clothbound covers with title in gold on front, 43pp dated July 1916. Bindings loose, slight wear to covers. £10

Lot 118 LSWR. Small file of paperwork items relating to train alterations including typescript notices to publishers from the Office of the Superintendent and printed alteration notices published to accompany timetables. Eight items dated 1919 - 1920. (8) - Sold for £40 to bidder number 572

Lot 119 L&YR rule book type "Regulations for Train Signalling by Block Telegraph on Double Lines of Railways" booklet dated October 1912. Green cloth covers, 67pp, minor wear. - Sold for £16 to bidder number 630

Lot 120 MIDLAND RAILWAY booklet "List of Rates and Arrangements for the Conveyance of Parcels by Passenger Train From Birmingham". 72pp, artwork covers with system map on rear, dated 1906. Rusty staples. £10

Lot 121 Route Whistles booklet, Chesterfield to Hellifield, privately produced, worn, Engines and Men, Raynes, GNR Locos, Bird, and other booklets. (7) £10

Lot 122 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "Notice of Train Alterations for July 1889". Foolscap sized, 2pp, loss and tears to top edge. Paper fragile. £5

Lot 123 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "Third Supplementary Notice of Special Traffic" No.5 dated July 14th 1894. Foolscap sized, 46pp. Edge loss, separation of pages, paper brittle, very poor condition. - Sold for £6 to bidder number 2595

Lot 124 SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY "Notice of Special Traffic" No.73 dated September 29th 1894. Foolscap sized, 26pp. - Sold for £12 to bidder number 249

Total number of Lots in Working Instructions: 31.

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