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The Women of the S&DR

It can be difficult to make the women involved in the early days of the railway visible. They were scarcely mentioned at the time, didn’t attend committee meetings and were rarely employed. Often their role was as an unpaid support for their paid husbands. So, let’s take a quick look at some of the women […]

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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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