Railways and Canals, Various Papers

Scope and Content

Papers relating to railways and canals kept on file by the National Coal Board. Includes copies of various acts, proceedings of the Railway Rates Tribunal and papers concerning the interests of individual railway companies. Also includes a volume detailing shipment of Blaengwawr Steam Coal by canal and rail, 1851-1859.


An artificial arrangement has been imposed on this series.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the National Coal Board between 1957 and 1978 and by the British Coal Corporation in 1991.

Custodial History

This series is made up of material deposited by the National Coal Board and the British Coal Corporation. This series has been brought together from the following accessions: DNCB/16 (acc. no: U1957/1078), DNCB/28 (acc. no: U1970/2705), DNCB/32 (acc no: 1978/17), 1991/548. The previous reference number for each item is listed in its individual catalogue entry.