Water supply to the Western Australian goldfields; and Gresley P2 Locomotive "Cock O' The North"

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Technical lecture
14 March 2019 11:00 - 13:00
Limited Spaces

Free to attend £0.00 Please select ticket count

Invitation from the ICE Retired Members.

Ian Boocock will present a short history of Western Australia’s colonisation and the gold rush, the need for a water supply and the scheme that was devised to deliver it, its maintenance and expansion over the past 115 years and the current upgrading scheme.

Malcolm Frost is a trustee of the organisation that is recreating an iconic Gresley P2 Locomotive, “Cock O’ The North”, originally designed and built in Doncaster. He will explain about the locomotive itself and describe the plans that are being implemented to bring the great machine back to life.  

Lunch will be available after the talks - cost £14 per head
(pre-book only; payable on the day). 

Booking is essential for this event.

This event is joint with ICE and IET.


Ian Boocock & Malcolm Frost


Rogerthorpe Manor Hotel
Thorpe Lane
United Kingdom

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0113 391 0537
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