FoS&DR Chair Trish Pemberton with Dehenna Davison MP & Peter Gibson MP

Local MPs Get Behind the S&DR

Newly elected local MPs, representing constituencies along the route of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, met with the Friends chair Trish Pemberton today at Portcullis House in London on Wednesday to discuss the preparations for the bicentenary celebrations. Bishop Auckland MP Dehenna Davison and Darlington MP Peter Gibson were present. Matt Vickers, newly elected MP […]

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Locomotion No.1 to be Moved from Head of Steam to Locomotion Museum: A Statement from the Friends

On the proposal by the National Railway Museum to move Locomotion No.1 from Darlington to Shildon; A Statement by The Friends of the Stockton & Darlington Railway.  Locomotion No.1 is one of the most recognisable and historically important early steam locomotives in the world and as such deserves a suitably appropriate and inspiring home to […]

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Chair’s Report – June 2019

Welcome once again to the chair’s report – incorporating the vice-chair’s report.  Another busy month has passed and there is, as usual, a good deal to tell you about. The chair and vice-chair attended the Rail Heritage Board meeting at the start of May and afterwards attended a short ‘catch up’ meeting with Linda Tuttiett […]

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