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We had a good turn out……

We had a good turn out……
... for our recent meeting on 'Daniel Gooch: Saviour of the Great Western Railway'. John McGuinness spoke about Daniel's influence on the success of the Great Western Railway and his career spanning the early day…
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Brushing Up on Mr Gooch

Brushing Up on Mr Gooch
If you want to be ready to test our speaker on Daniel Gooch at the next BIAG talk on 18th November then the new book from David Maidment has a chapter on the engineers of…
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Enjoying The Trains

Enjoying The Trains
BIAG arranged a successful visit to London Transport's Acton Depot on Saturday 29th September. Here is our former Chairman, Peter Trout, enjoying being a tube train driver. However, as well as the fun there were…
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Gassing about Gas

Gassing about Gas
Last night the members of BIAG were treated to a talk on the history of the gas industry, and in particular the Reading Gas Company, along with a reprise of the technologies used in the…
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Excellent Engineering Event

BIAG's Industrial Reading Tours, running as part of the 2019 Heritage Open Days, have made it in to the 10 Excellent Engineering Events being run across the country. Don't miss out on joining us to learn…
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“What!! Watt”

Was it just my Dad who always said "you mean Pardon - not Watt, he was the man who invented the steam engine" when I blurted out "What!". Well it is nearly the 200th anniversary of…
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A History of ICE

The Institute of Civil Engineers, South-East Branch, hosted an informative lecture on the Institute's history covering its development and early practices through to how professional practice is maintained based on the pioneering work of those…
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