oldpway.info Biographies (B) page

This page provides short biographies of people associated with old permanent way, with surnames beginning with B. 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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Short Biographies (B)

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Bell, J.

Chief Engineer of North British Railway in 1905. Member of 1905 REA committee on "Standardization of Permanent Way Rail Joints", see Ross_1905.

Bengough, Cyril Francis

Chief Engineer of Southern Division of NER, 1909 post 1914. Engineer for Maintenance of whole NER line from 1912.

Bretland, Arthur

Chief Engineer of MGWR in 1923. Developed Bretland tracklayer. See Barry_2009 p.51.

Buttle, J.W.

Chief Engineer of HR, with title "Superintendent of Permanent Way", June 1865 - 1869.

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