This page provides short biographies of people associated with old permanent way, with surnames beginning with T. 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 LNWR from pre-1893 to 30 September 1909. Member of 1905 REA committee on "Standardization of Permanent Way Rail Joints", see Ross_1905.
Timmis, I.A. MInstCE.
Consulting Engineer in practice at Westminster, London, in 1889. President of the PWI, 1889. Photo in PWI 100 years p.16.
Trench, Ernest F. Crosbie
Born 6 August 1869 at Ardfert Abbey, Kerry, Ireland. Died 15 September 1960. In 1893 became pupil of E.B. Thornhill, who was Chief Engineer of LNWR. Became Chief Engineer of LNWR from 1 October 1909. Became Chief Engineer of LMSR where it is generally agreed that he was obstructive towards locomotive policy. Retired 1930. See Marshall.
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