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Born in St James Deeping 1929; Father working at New England, then Doncaster; Doncaster Grammar School;Music; joins Railway at Doncaster in 1945, in Doncaster District Superintendent's Office; Railway Accident at St James Bridge, Doncaster; Doncaster District described; National Service in Royal Army Service Corps; 1952 Relief Stationmaster at Dodworth; moves to Liverpool Street, Rules and Regualtions Section; District Inspector at Peterborough; Traffic Apprentice in 1958; Assistant District Operating Manager at Euston; Divisional Operating Manager, Euston; Winter of 1963; rebuilding of Euston Station;1967 moves to Birmingham Division; moves to British Railways Board; BRB Operating Sub Committee; 1973 Operating Officer; 1976 Freight Traffic Officer; Divisional Manager, Kings Cross 1979; description of the Divisional manager's role and the Region; the Disabled Panel; re-opening of Peterborough Station; London Passengers Consultative Committee and the East Anglian Passengers Committee; relationships with Local Authorities;Visits by Sir Petetr Parker; the Huntingdon Enterprise Agency; the Railway Community Network; concluding remarks on a very full Railway Career; d.o.b. 1929-08-24., Railway work 1945 to 1984. Railway Community Network from 1985 to 1996. New England; Doncaster; Dodworth; West Silkstone; Wintringham; Claypole; Liverpool Street; Welwyn Garden City; Kings Cross; Great Northern House; London, Tilbury and Southend; Fenchurch Street; Ripple Lane; Euston; West Coast Main Line; Birmingham Division; Bescot Yard; British Railways Board Headquarters; Total Operations Processing System (TOPS); Dangerous Goods; Operating Ratio; Disabled Panel; Kings Cross Goods Yard; London Passengers' Consultative Committee; Watton-at-Stone; Cuffley; Class 313 Units; Class317 Units; The Railway Mission; Huntingdon Enterprise Agency; Young Enterprise;

William Edward Parker

2001-05-24; 2001-05-24; 2001-06-12; 2001-06-22; 2001-12-13; 2001-01-07; 2002-03-18;