The Wisbech and Upwell Tramway drawings by G. Hastings – a guest contribution from Nick Littlewood

Regular contributor Nick Littlewood has very kindly sent in these drawing’s by G Hastings as found on postcards published in 1984.  They depict Nick’s “favourite bit of railway anywhere, ever!” – the Wisbech and Upwell Tramway.  The drawings that can be seen in the slideshow provide remarkable railway scenes from “Olde Wisbech”. 

Sheffield Victoria Station – a guest contribution from Nick Littlewood

Regular contributor Nick Littlewood has kindly sent some fascinating pictures of Sheffield Victoria Station. Sheffield Victoria was a main station on the former Great Central Railway.  Opened 15 September 1851, the station took on great importance by the unique Woodhead Line that linked Sheffield, Penistone and Manchester.  However, Beeching’s second report in 1965 recommended consolidation…