The Royal Train & Wolverton Works 175th anniversary book official website

Address.

14 Milton Road

Willen Village

Milton Keynes MK15 9AD

cleekrail@btinternet.com

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Photo sales

All the photographs on this website and in 'The Full Works' are available for purchase. They are printed using professional epson equipment, inks and paper.

 

7X5 = £1.50 each plus £1.50 P&P.

A4 = £4. Each plus £2 P&P.

A3 = £7.50 each plus P&P. Please ask for details, as this will depend on delivery method.  Can deliver locally to avoid possible postal creasing.

 

NOTE: P&P is the same for up to 5 prints if ordered together.

 

All images in the book and on this website are protected by copyright.

Wolverton Works and Royal Train talks The next talks are as follows:

SELL OUT! The 14th January talk at Milton Keynes Museum was a brand new talk which looked at the buildings that make up today's Wolverton Works plus those demolished 30 years ago to make way for the Tesco development. This attracted an audience of around 100 crammed into a room designed for half that number with some having to stand as we ran out of seats! The talk will be repeated at the Bletchley Model Railway Club in April and again in the Ridgmont Station Visitor Centre at a date to be fixed.  

 

Then its a Wolverton talk on 26th February 2020 at the Houghtons and Brafield History Society near Northampton

April 29 at the Bletchley Model Railway Club

1st September in Newport Pagnell. The London and Birmingham Railway, its construction and operation.

 

Phil Marsh, often accompanied by Wolverton Works' experts, gives special talks which can be structured to the audience and available time and can last between 45 and 120 minutes. These make a great opportunity to buy The Full Works and professional quality images dating back to the 1860s.

 

In addition to the above, there are three others based on Wolverton: The construction and operation of the London and Birmingham Railway including an illustrated rail journey in 1838 from Euston to Birmingham via Wolverton. The history of the Wolverton Royal Train, the history of Wolverton Works including its contribution to the war effort.

All talks are digital and require a projector to plug in to the laptop.  If your organisation would like a talk, please contact Phil Marsh on 07810 556252 or be email on cleekrail@btinternet.com

Above shows todays Royal Train inside Wolverton Works. Below, an inside look at The Royal Train 70 years ago thanks to John Peters. The ironing board achieved fame at the launch of The Full Works when Leo Coleman regailed the audience at Milton Keynes Museum about why Queen Elizabeth was not amused with it on the 1977 Royal Train. This will be told at all talks in memory of Leo - including the Royal ironing board story!

 

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