The railway discussion of the earlier twentieth century

Hinterland Development discussions 100+ years ago…..

The railway discussion of the earlier twentieth century

Part I – By Gwyneth George

Discussions on railway development in British Guiana have always tended to focus on the East and West Coast railways. These instalments are based on the discussions of the period 1902-1917 regarding proposed schemes for railway development in British Guiana for the purpose of penetrating the hinterland.
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Part II

Part I examined the proposal of 1902 made by Mr. M.L. Hill, President of RA&CS with regard to railway development for the hinterland of British Guiana. This instalment will examine some of the responses to Mr. Hill’s proposal and alternative proposals for the Central Trunk line.   [more]

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