Peter Robinson obituary

Peter Robinson obituary

My husband, Peter Robinson, who has died aged 74, was a respected railway historian, photographer and author, and a prolific campaigner for better public transport.

Most of his working life was with Cumbria county planning department, where he was the lead officer for Cumbria in the joint county councils campaign for the retention of the Settle-Carlisle railway line. Later he was coordinator of the West Coast Rail 250 campaign to upgrade the west coast main line. He was a member of the rail passenger committee for north-west England and when it was disbanded helped to set up Travelwatch North West to replace it.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/nov/12/peter-robinson