Talk by Laurence Waters
"The History of Local Railways and the impact on the area”
The building of a railway system throughout the country had a major influence on its development. In his talk, Laurence Waters will describe the history of the Great Western Railway and how it affected life in this area in particular.
Venue : SC Village Hall
Date/Time : Tuesday 28th March 2017 # 7.30 pm
[ # Rescheduled from 21st March ]
All welcome : SCLHS members free; Visitors £3.00
About the Speaker
Laurence Waters is a retired teacher and professional photographer as well as a volunteer at the Didcot Railway Centre and the author of several books on the GWR, including “GWR Then and Now” (1995)
- a portrait of one of the great railways in Britain and its impact on the modern transport scene.