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H. F. Stephens

Colonel Holman Fred Stephens (1868 – 23 October 1931) was a British light railway civil engineer and manager. [1]

61 relations: Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Art critic, Ashover Light Railway, Bere Alston, British Rail, Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway, East Kent Light Railway, Edge Hill Light Railway, Ffestiniog Railway, Frederic George Stephens, Great Western Railway, Gunnislake, Hawkhurst Branch Line, Hawthorn Leslie and Company, Headcorn and Maidstone Junction Light Railway, Hecate, Heritage railway, Institution of Civil Engineers, Isle of Wight Central Railway, Kent and East Sussex Railway, Kent Coalfield, Lieutenant colonel, Light railway, Light Railways Act 1896, London and South Western Railway, Metropolitan Railway, North Devon and Cornwall Junction Light Railway, North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways, Orpington, Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway, Potteries, Shrewsbury and North Wales Railway, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Pyramus and Thisbe, Railways Act 1921, Richborough, Rolvenden, Rother Valley Railway, Rye and Camber Tramway, Sanderstead, Sheppey Light Railway, Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Railway, Snailbeach District Railways, South Eastern and Chatham Railway, South Eastern Railway, UK, Southern Heights Light Railway, Southern Railway (UK), Tenterden, Tenterden Town railway station, Tonbridge, W. H. Austen, ..., Wales, Welsh Highland Railway, West Sussex Railway, Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway, William Holman Hunt, World War I, World War II, 0-6-0, 0-6-2, 0-8-0, 2-4-0. Expand index (11 more) »

Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve (previously known as the Territorial Force, Territorial Army (TA) and the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (TAVR) from 1920 to 2014) is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Art critic

An art critic is a person who is specialized in analyzing, interpreting and evaluating art.

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Ashover Light Railway

| The Ashover Light Railway was a narrow gauge railway in Derbyshire, England that connected Clay Cross and Ashover.

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Bere Alston

Bere Alston is a small village in West Devon in the county of Devon in England.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the operator of most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway

| The Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway (properly the Burry Port and Gwendreath Railway owing to a spelling mistake in the Act of Parliament creating the railway) was a long railway progressively opened between 1859 and 1891 as a coal carrier.

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East Kent Light Railway

The East Kent Light Railway was part of the Colonel Stephens group of cheaply built rural light railways in England.

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Edge Hill Light Railway

The Edge Hill Light Railway, one of Colonel Stephens' light railways, was in Warwickshire, England.

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Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway (Rheilffordd Ffestiniog) is a narrow gauge heritage railway, located in Gwynedd, Wales.

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Frederic George Stephens

Frederic George Stephens (1827 – 9 March 1907) was an art critic, and one of the two 'non-artistic' members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the midlands, the south-west and west of England and most of Wales.

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Gunnislake

Gunnislake (Dowrgonna) is a large village in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Hawkhurst Branch Line

The Hawkhurst Branch Line was a short railway line in Kent that connected Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Goudhurst and Horsmonden with the town of Paddock Wood and the South Eastern and Medway Valley lines, a distance of.

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Hawthorn Leslie and Company

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Headcorn and Maidstone Junction Light Railway

The Headcorn & Maidstone Junction Light Railway was a proposed railway in Kent.

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Hecate

Hecate or Hekate (Greek Ἑκάτη, Hekátē) is a goddess in Greek religion and mythology, most often shown holding two torches or a keyThe Running Maiden from Eleusis and the Early Classical Image of Hekate by Charles M. Edwards in the American Journal of Archaeology, Vol.

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Heritage railway

A heritage railway is a railway kept to carry living history rail traffic in order to re-create or preserve railway scenes of the past.

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Institution of Civil Engineers

Founded on 2 January 1818, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association, headquartered in central London, representing civil engineers.

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Isle of Wight Central Railway

The Isle of Wight Central Railway (IWCR) was a railway company on the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.

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Kent and East Sussex Railway

The Kent & East Sussex Railway (K&ESR) refers to both an historical private railway company in Kent and Sussex in England, as well as a heritage railway currently running on part of the route of the historical company.

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Kent Coalfield

The Kent Coalfield was a coalfield located in the eastern part of the English county of Kent.

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine forces and some air forces of the world, typically ranking above a major and below a colonel.

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Light railway

Light railway is a railway built at lower costs and to lower standards than typical "heavy rail"; it uses lighter-weight track, and is more steeply graded and tightly curved to avoid civil engineering costs.

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Light Railways Act 1896

The Light Railways Act 1896 (59 & 60 Vict. c.48) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it then was).

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London and South Western Railway

The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922.

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Metropolitan Railway

The Metropolitan Railway (also known as the Met) was a passenger and goods railway that served London from 1863 to 1933, its main line heading north-west from the capital's financial heart in the City to what were to become the Middlesex suburbs.

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North Devon and Cornwall Junction Light Railway

| The North Devon and Cornwall Junction Light Railway was a railway built to serve numerous ball clay pits that lay in the space between the London and South Western Railway's Torrington branch, an extension of the North Devon Railway group, and Halwill, an important rural junction on the North Cornwall Railway and its Okehampton to Bude Line.

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North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways

The North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways (Moel Tryfan Undertaking) (to give it its full name) was a narrow gauge railway running from Dinas to Bryngwyn, Wales, which was authorised by Act of Parliament 1872.

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Orpington

Orpington is a suburban town and electoral ward in the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London and lies at the south-eastern edge of London's urban sprawl.

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Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway

The Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway (PD&SWJR) was an English railway company; it constructed a main line railway between Lydford and Devonport, in Devon, England, enabling the London and South Western Railway to reach Plymouth more conveniently than before.

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Potteries, Shrewsbury and North Wales Railway

| The Potteries, Shrewsbury & North Wales Railway, (locally known as the 'Potts'), was a project to build a line from the Potteries via Market Drayton, Shropshire, to quarries at Nantmawr and Criggion, Wales.

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Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (later known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters, poets, and critics, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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Pyramus and Thisbe

Pyramus and Thisbē are a pair of ill-fated lovers whose story forms part of Ovid's Metamorphoses.

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Railways Act 1921

The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government of David Lloyd George intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition, and to retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a Government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914-1918.

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Richborough

Richborough is a settlement north of Sandwich on the east coast of the county of Kent, England.

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Rolvenden

Rolvenden is a small village in a large civil parish in the Ashford District of Kent, England.

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Rother Valley Railway

The Rother Valley Railway (RVR) is a heritage railway project based at Robertsbridge in East Sussex, England.

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Rye and Camber Tramway

The Rye and Camber Tramway was an English railway in East Sussex.

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Sanderstead

Sanderstead is a village in London Borough of Croydon, located on high ground at the edge of the built-up area of Greater London.

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Sheppey Light Railway

The Sheppey Light Railway was a railway on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England which ran from Leysdown to Queenborough, where it connected with the South Eastern and Chatham Railway's Sheerness Line.

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Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Railway

| The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway was a railway running from Shrewsbury, England to Llanymynech, Wales, with a branch to Criggion.

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Snailbeach District Railways

Snailbeach District Railways was a British narrow gauge railway in Shropshire.

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South Eastern and Chatham Railway

The South Eastern and Chatham Railway Companies Joint Management Committee (SE&CRCJMC),Awdry (1990), page 199 known as the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SE&CR), was a working union of two neighbouring rival railways, the South Eastern Railway (SER) and London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LC&DR), which operated between London and south-east England.

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South Eastern Railway, UK

The South Eastern Railway (SER) was a railway company in south-eastern England from 1836 until 1922.

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Southern Heights Light Railway

The Southern Heights Light Railway was to have been a railway between, Kent and, Surrey.

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Southern Railway (UK)

The Southern Railway (SR), sometimes shortened to 'Southern', was a British railway company established in the 1923 Grouping.

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Tenterden

Tenterden is a town with a large conservation area in the Ashford District of Kent, England.

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Tenterden Town railway station

Tenterden Town railway station is a heritage railway station on the Kent and East Sussex Railway in Tenterden, Kent, England.

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Tonbridge

Tonbridge (pronunciation and historic spelling Tunbridge) is a market town in the English county of Kent, with a population of 38,657 in 2011.

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W. H. Austen

William Henry Austen (8 May 1878 – 26 February 1956) was a British railway engineer who took over the running of Colonel Stephens' light railways on the latter's death in 1931 until his own retirement in 1948, by which time the lines had either closed due to competition from motor bus and lorry, or became part of British Railways.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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Welsh Highland Railway

The Welsh Highland Railway (WHR) or Rheilffordd Eryri is a long, restored narrow gauge heritage railway in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, operating from Caernarfon to Porthmadog, and passing through a number of popular tourist destinations including Beddgelert and the Aberglaslyn Pass.

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West Sussex Railway

The West Sussex Railway opened in 1897 as the Hundred of Manhood and Selsey Tramway, running from Chichester to Selsey, in West Sussex.

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Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway

The Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway (WCPR) was conceived and built initially as a tramway to link the three small North Somerset coastal towns of Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon and Portishead in the 1880s.

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William Holman Hunt

William Holman Hunt (2 April 1827 – 7 September 1910) was an English painter and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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0-6-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-6-0 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and no trailing wheels.

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0-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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0-8-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles, and no trailing wheels.

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2-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and no trailing wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._F._Stephens

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