This page provides short biographies of people associated with old permanent way, with surnames beginning with C. They are arranged in alphabetical order of surname. They provide links to related information and to any on-line detailed biographies that are available. For abbreviations used, see list in glossary.
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Chief Engineer of Central Division of NER, 1888 – 1891.
Chief Engineer of Southern Division of NER, 1888 – 1899.
Crosbie-Dawson, George James
Chief Engineer of NSR, 1886 - ?.
Cudworth, William John. MInstCE.
Born 1848. Long and varied career as a railway engineer. Began as a pupil on the S&DR. Chief Engineer of Central Division of NER, 1891 – 1899, when Central Division abolished. Then Chief Engineer of Southern Division of NER, 1899 - 1909. President of the PWI, 1902-03. Member of 1905 REA committee on "Standardization of Permanent Way Rail Joints", see Ross_1905. Photo in PWI 100 years p.28. See Tomlinson, NER record.
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