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General Secretaries of the National Union of Railwaymen, 1913-1990

James Edwin Williams, 1913-1916

(previously General Secretary of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants)

James Henry (Jimmy) Thomas, 1916-1931

Concemore Thomas (Charlie) Cramp, 1931-1933

John Marchbank, 1933-1943

John Benstead, 1943-1947

Jim Figgins, 1947-1953

Jim Campbell, 1953-1957

Sidney F. Greene, 1957-1975

Sidney Weighell, 1975-1983

Jimmy Knapp, 1983-1990

(General Secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) between 1990-2001)