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Past & Present Presidents of the Locomotive & Carriage Institution

Past and present Presidents have had a long tradition of being from particularly significant people in the history of Britain's Railways:

Sir Henry Fowler KBE

Chief Mechanical Engineer, London Midland & Scottish Railway

Before 1934

Sir Nigel Gresley CBE

Chief Mechanical Engineer, London North Eastern Railway

Before 1934

R.E.L. Maunsell Esq.

Chief Mechanical Engineer, Southern Railway

Before 1934

W.A. Agnew Esq.

Chief Mechanical Engineer, London Passenger Transport Board

Before 1934

G. Halley Esq.

Operating Manager,   London Passenger Transport Board

Before 1934

A.E. Morgan Esq.

Technical Manager (London Office), Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company Ltd.

1935

J. Clayton Esq.

Assistant CME to R.E.L. Mansell, Southern Railway

1936 to 1938

W.S. Graff-Baker Esq.

Chief Mechanical Engineer (Railways), London Passenger Transport Board

1938 to 1940

R.C Kiloh

(Chairman acting as President)

Not known

During WW II

T.C.B Millar Esq.

Chief Engineer (Traction and Rolling Stock), British Railways Board

1951 to 1952

S. T Clayton Esq.

London Midland Region , British Railways Board?

1953

E.D. Trask Esq.

Regional Motive Power Superintendent, British Railways Eastern Region

1954 to 1960

T.C.B Millar Esq.

Chief Engineer (Traction and Rolling Stock), British Railways Board

1961 to 1962

W.G.F Thorley Esq.

? British Railways Board

1963 to 1971

A.L. Brooks Esq.

Traction & Train Crew Officer, Western Region, British Rail

1971 to 1974

A. J. Powell Esq.

Senior Traction Officer, British Railways Board

1974 to 1978

A.L. Brooks Esq.

Traction & Train Crew Manager British Railways Board

1979 to 1981

T.A Greaves Esq.

Traction & Train Crew Manager British Railways Board

1981 to 1988

N.J. West Esq

Traction & Train Crew Manager British Railways Board

1988 to 1997

N.P. Agnew Esq.

Contingency Planning Manager, Transport for London

1998 to 2013

J Doyle  Esq

Jubilee Line General Manager, Transport for London

2013 - current

Click on underlined names for further information.

The information above has been extracted from our historic archive and other sources.  However, there are some gaps in the information, particularly concerning the dates of the early Presidents.  If you know of any errors or can provide any more details we would be very pleased to hear from you. Please email: tom.chaffin@lococarriage.org.uk, thank you.