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Runcornโ€™s railways

Tuesday 8 ย May โ€“ 6pm โ€“ Halton Lea library

Following on from their fascinating talk about Runcornโ€™s architecture in March, Runcorn Historical Society will be returning to Halton Lea library.

This time their talk will be covering the history of Runcornโ€™s railways, the impact they had on the town, the building of the Railway bridge, industrial railways, such as ICI, the docks & the Manchester Ship Canal and the decline of some of the lines. There will also be photographs on display that many people won’t have seen before.ย

ย Crossing the Mersey between Widnes and Runcorn

Thursday 10 ย May โ€“ 6pm โ€“ Widnes library

Learn about the many ways people have crossed the Mersey in history with this fascinating talk by local history enthusiast Bob Roach.

ย Both events are free of charge but tickets need to be booked to avoid disappointment โ€“ all previous local history talks at libraries have sold out! ย Tickets can be booked via links above or in person at any library, or call 0151 511 7744.