British Railways Board (BRB)

Overview

The British Railways Board (BRB) was a nationalised industry in the United Kingdom that operated from 1963 to 2001. Until 1997 it was responsible for most railway services in Great Britain, trading under the brand name British Railways and, from 1965, British Rail.

TS Antwerp – Past and Present

TS Antwerp – Past and Present

TS Antwerp Ex HMS Antwerp, Antwerp Antwerp Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1920 by John Brown & Co, Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 493), for Great Eastern Railway. Technical…
TS Bruges – Past and Present

TS Bruges – Past and Present

TS Bruges Bruges Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1920 by John Brown & Co, Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 494), for Great Eastern Railway. Technical Data Length: 98.43 m (overall)…
TS Malines – Past and Present

TS Malines – Past and Present

TS Malines Ex HMS Malines, Malines Malines Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1920 by High Walker yard of Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd., Newcastle (Yard No. 972), for…
TS Amsterdam (II) (1930) – Past and Present

TS Amsterdam (II) (1930) – Past and Present

TS Amsterdam (II) Ex Hospital Carrier No 64, Amsterdam Amsterdam Steel twin screw turbine steamer built in 1930 at John Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank (Yard No 529) as a…
TS Vienna (II) (1929) – Past and Present

TS Vienna (II) (1929) – Past and Present

TS Vienna (II) Ex HMS Vienna, Vienna Vienna Steel twin screw turbine steamer built in 1929 at John Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank (Yard No 527) as a passenger and…
TS Prague (1930) – Past and Present

TS Prague (1930) – Past and Present

TS Prague Ex Hospital Ship 61, Prague TS Prague  Steel twin screw turbine steamer built in 1930 at John Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank (Yard No 528) as a passenger…
MV Dalriada – Past and Present

MV Dalriada – Past and Present

MV Lampung Ex Mesuji, Wolin, Sarmacja, Trailer, Trader, Stena Trader, Viking Trader, Dalriada, Stena Trailer Dalriada – Nigel Thornton Collection Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1971 at Bröderne…
TS Princess Margaret (1931) – Past and Present

TS Princess Margaret (1931) – Past and Present

TS Macau, ex Princess Margaret - Steel twin screw steam turbine vessel built in 1931 by William Denny & Brothers Ltd., Dumbarton (Yard No 1252) as a passenger, vehicle and…
TS Princess Maud (II) – Past and Present

TS Princess Maud (II) – Past and Present

TS Nybo, ex Venus, Princess Maud (II) - Steel twin screw steam turbine vessel built in 1934 by William Denny & Brothers Ltd., Dumbarton (Yard No 1265) as a passenger,…
MV Pointer – Past and Present

MV Pointer – Past and Present

MV Kapetan Christos, ex Alastair, Fehim Bey, Zebbug, Pointer, Preseli, Antwerpen, Isartal - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1970 at Krögerwerft G.m.b.H., Rendsburg, Germany  (Yard No 1356) as…
MV Bardic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Bardic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Nasim II, ex Bardic Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1957 at Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland (Yard No  1489) as a Passenger/RoRo Cargo/Ferry for…
MV Shanklin – Past and Present

MV Shanklin – Past and Present

MV Prince Ivanhoe Ex Shanklin Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1951 at Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland (Yard No 1452) for The British Transport Commission (Southern Region)…
MV Brading – Past and Present

MV Brading – Past and Present

MV Brading Brading © Ted Ingham Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1948 at Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland (Yard No 1412) as a TM Ferry/General Cargo vessel.…
MV Southsea – Past and Present

MV Southsea – Past and Present

MV Southsea Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1948 at Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland (Yard No 1411) As a TM Ferry/General Cargo vessel. Technical Data Length: 61.04 m…
MV Darlington – Cargo from the Past

MV Darlington – Cargo from the Past

MV Ekaterini Ex Petro P, Abadan, Gulf Sky, Darlington © Charlie Hill Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1958 by James Lamont & Co Ltd., Port Glasgow (Yard No.…
MV Suffolk Ferry – Past and Present

MV Suffolk Ferry – Past and Present

MV Suffolk Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1947 at John Brown & Co., (Clydebank) Ltd (Yard No 638) for The British Transport Commission (L.N.E.R. Harwich) as…
MV Norfolk Ferry – Past and Present

MV Norfolk Ferry – Past and Present

MV Norfolk Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1951 at John Brown & Co., (Clydebank) Ltd (Yard No 661) for The British Railways, Southern Region as a…
TSMV Lymington (II) – Past and Present

TSMV Lymington (II) – Past and Present

TSMV Sound of Sanda, ex Lymington (II) - Steel twin screw double ended vessel built in 1938 at William Denny Brothers, Dumbarton (Yard Number. 1322) for British Railways Board, London,…
PMV Farringford – Past and Present

PMV Farringford – Past and Present

PMV Farringford - Steel double ended diesel-electric paddle vessel built in 1947 at Wm Denny & Bros Ltd., Dumbarton (Yard No. 1402) for British Railways Board, London, England as a…
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