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TRADITIONAL RAILWAY SOCIETIES

 

MEETINGS AND EVENTS: JANUARY 2023

 

- Abergavenny & District Steam Society (Kings Arms, Abergavenny: 8pm)

8 Feb: GWR Broad Gauge Part 2: Reverend Brian Armond

 

- Basingstoke and District Railway Society (Wote Street Club, Basingstoke: 7.45pm)

8 Feb 2023: Colorail: Paul Chancellor

22 Feb 2023: European Travels in The Early 1970s: John Barrowdale

 

- Bath Railway Society (Museum of Bath at Work: 7.30pm)

2 Feb: 842 Useful Engines – Sample of LMS Black 5s and LMS Jubilees: Dave Peel

 

- British Overseas Railways Historical Trust

18 Feb: Indian Railways Infrastructure: Glyn Thomas. By Zoom, 2pm

 

- Bradford Railway Circle (Bradford Mechanics' Institute Library, 76 Kirkgate, Bradford: 2pm)

8 Feb:  Sixty Years Back: John Holroyd

 

- Bristol Railway Circle (Room 4, BAWA, Filton: 7.45pm)

21 Feb: Travels in Patagonia - Part 2: Andrew Kirkham

 

- Bromsgrove Railway Club (St Godwald's Church Hall: 7:45pm)

8 Feb: Steam on the Cambrian Coast: David Ike

 

- Buntingford Railway & Local History Society (The Crown, 17 High Street, Buntingford: 8pm)

17 Feb: Railway Slides: Phil Wood

 

- Burton Railway Society (Marston’s Sports & Social Club: 7.30pm)

1 Feb:  PSOV: Dave Richards

 

- Cambridge Railway Circle (Arbury Community Centre, Cambridge)

3 Feb: Robert Riddles, Railway Engineer: Alan Pepper

 

- Caledonian Railway Association (Renfield St Stephens Church, Bath Street, Glasgow: 2pm)

4 Feb: Through the Lens of Ian Gilbert Part 2: Alistair Maclean

 

- Colonel Stephens Society

9 Feb: The Welsh Highland Railway: Nick Booker: 7.30pm. By Zoom

 

- Continental Railway Circle (St. Paul’s Church Centre, Marylebone: 7.15pm)

9 Feb: A Foreign Miscellany (slide show): John Hunt

 

- Cornwall Railway Society (Memorial Hall, Redruth: 6.30pm)

11 Feb: Railways in West Cornwall before Dr Beeching: David Thomas

 

- Friends of the Railway Studies Collection (Newton Abbot Library, Market Street: 7pm)

21 Feb: Plymouth to Launceston and Return: Amyas Crump

 

- Giggleswick Railway Circle (Settle Victoria Hall: 7.30pm)

22 Feb: Steam in North Wales and the Borders: Ian Pilkington

 

- Glasgow and South Western Railway (The Panel Room, Paisley Abbey: 2pm)

11 Feb: St Enoch Station Part Two: Andrew Swan/Ian Middleditch

 

- Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society (Emmanuel Baptist Church, Windmill Street, Gravesend)

7 Feb: Gravesend & its clock tower: Christoph Bull

22 Feb: Railway Curiosities: Bob Poole. By Zoom. 7.30pm

23 Feb: Video- Britain Railways Then & Now - GWR: Henry Harryman. 7.30pm

 

- Great Central Railway Society (Farm Road Sports & Social Club, Sheffield: 7.30pm)

2 Feb: China's Railways Then & Now: Pete Hackney

 

- Great Western Society (Bristol Local Group)

14 Feb: The Andrew Hook Memorial Meeting (incorporating Bristol Group AGM) followed by The Heyford Station Building Project: Tim Part/Alan Price

 

- Great Western Society (Taunton Local Group) (Stoke St Mary Village Hall: 7.30pm)

17 Feb 2023: Group Annual Meeting followed by 'Articulated Locomotives': Peter Darke

 

- Grimsby & Cleethorpes Railway Group (The No.1, Station Approach, Cleethorpes: 7.30pm)

15 Feb: Where would you like to go? Anthony Hicks

 

- Huddersfield Railway Circle (Old Court Room, Town Hall 7.30pm)

1 Feb: German Steam Around 1970s: David Birtle

15 Feb: Society AGM followed by Members Evening (Huddersfield Mission)

 

- Ipswich and District Historical Transport Society (Ipswich Citadel, 558 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich: 7.30pm)

22 Feb: The Horse-drawn Carriage: Amy Bracey

 

- IRRS London (Calthorpe Arms, 252 Gray’s Inn Road, London)

16 Feb: From Derry to Kerry: The photos of AE Bennett: Ciaran Cooney

 

- IRRS Manchester (Waldorf Pub, Central Manchester, 6.30pm)

9 Feb: North Wales and the Cambrian Coast from the Camera of John Hobbs: Richard Ellis Hobbs

 

- Kettering & District locomotive Society (Cornmarket Hall, London Road, Kettering: 7.45pm)

3 Feb: AGM followed by Southern Engines 1890 - 1948: Brian Benford

 

- Leicester Railway Society (Braunstone Civic Centre: 2pm)

21 Feb: Society AGM followed by film show

 

- Lincoln Railway Society (St Hugh's Church, North Hykeham: 7.30pm)

13 Feb: Didcot to Paddington: Richard Binding

 

- London & North Western Railway Society (Kenilworth Study Centre, CV8 2FD) 

25 Feb: LNWRS Open Day. Booking essential: 10am to 4pm

 

-  Lutterworth Railway Society (Lutterworth Bowls Club: 7.30pm)

2 Feb: The Leicester & Swannington Railway: Malcolm Riddle

16 Feb: Bring a Thing Evening

22 Feb: Railway Curiosities: Bob Poole. By Zoom

 

- Marlow & District Railway Society (Bourne End Comunity Centre: 7.30pm)

16 Feb:  AGM followed by The Railways of Korea, North Borneo & Taiwan: Adrian Palmer

 

- Matlock Railway Club (The Duke William: 7.30pm)

2 Feb:  The Royal Scot - Living with the Duchess & Staniers Pacifics     

16 Feb:  The Fensman – The Lost Railways of East Anglia & Branch Lines Across East Anglia

 

- Monmouthshire Railway Society (Lysaght Institute, Newport: 7pm) 

16 Feb 2023: Monmouthshire Railway Society Video Evening

 

- North Eastern Railway Association

23 Feb: Blyth and Tyne Railway Part 1: Ed Orwin. By Zoom. 7pm

25 Feb: Hull Meeting (Carnegie History Centre, Hull: 1pm)

 

- Norbury & South London Transport Club (Shirley Methodist Church: 7.45pm)

21 Feb: Review of 2022: Graham Donaldson

 

- Norfolk Railway Society (URC Hall, Ipswich Road, Norwich: 7.30pm)

​2 Feb:  Transformation of the Western Route - Paul Stanford: By Zoom

16 Feb: The Paris RER System - Michael Bunn: By Zoom

 

- Nuneaton Railway Circle (Chilvers Cotton Conservative Club: 7.45pm)

2 Feb: Look Back - Steam on Preserved Lines: Ken Johnson

16 Feb: Preserving the Peaks: Trevor Dorrington

 

- Oxfordshire Railway Society (Kidlington Baptist Church: 7pm)

13 Feb: AGM, plus Photo Competition and Members presentations         

 

- Pennine Railway Society (Doncaster Town Fields Sports Club: 7.30pm)

1 Feb: 20 Years of Digital Photography: Geoff Griffiths

15 Feb: Spinning Around: Steve Philpott

 

- Pewsey Vale Railway Society (Woodborough Social Club, Smithy Lane: 2.45pm)

Swiss Mountain Railways: Peter Taylor and Michael Porter

 

- Plymouth Railway Circle (St Edward's Church Hall, Home Park Avenue: 7.30pm)

Railway Impressions: Master Shots - Capturing the very best in Railway Images:  Gareth Harrison, Bernard Mills, Stuart Hammond, Steven Andrews

 

- Rail Riders Club

18 Feb: Carnforth Depot Tour: West Coast Railway's Carnforth depot - limited to 30 places. Members Only.

 

- Railfuture

2 Feb: London & South East regional branch, Sussex & Coastway division meeting. Online. 6pm

16 Feb: London & South East regional branch, Herts & Beds division meeting. Online. 7.30 – 8.30pm

18 Feb: London & South East regional branch, Kent division meeting. Online. 2pm

25 Feb: East Anglia branch meeting and AGM. Friends Meeting House, St. John's Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. 2pm.

 

- Railway Club of the New Forest (Brock Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst: 7.30pm)

24 Feb: One Man and his Camera: Frank Thurlby

 

- Railway Performance Society

23 Feb: Kemble Area Meeting (The Tavern Inn, Kemble) 12 noon

 

- Railway Ramblers

Sat 4 Feb: North West Video Day (North West)

Tues 7th Feb: Bentinck Town to Kings Mill Reservoir (Nottinghamshire) (5miles)

Sat 18 Feb: The Stainland Branch, Holywell Green to Halifax (West Yorkshire) (6miles)

Sat 18 Feb: Glazebrook to Barton via Irlam (Greater Manchester) (8miles)

Tues 21 Feb: Nottingham Canal - Ilkeston Station to Wollaton (Derbyshire) (6miles)

Sat 25 Feb and Sunday 26 Feb: Tyneside Weekend (5miles per day)

 

- Redditch Railway Interest Group (Forge Mill & Bordesley Abbey Visitors Centre: 2pm)

10 Feb: Final Years of BR Steam: Ralph Ward

 

- Shropshire Railway Society (The Gateway Education & Arts Centre: 7pm)

9 Feb: Vintage Shrewsbury’s Railway Story: Dave Giddins

23 Feb: Kent Coal: The 1970s - 1990s: David Hayes

 

- Signalling Record Society

18 Feb: Signalling Archive Open Day (Kenilworth, Warwickshire). Pre-booking essential. 10am to 4pm

25 Feb: Crewe Meeting. By Zoom

 

- Slough & Windsor Railway Society (The Manor, Slough Railway Station: 7.30pm)

3 Feb: Commercial and Home Movie Cinema: John Coke

10 Feb: 2000 Travel Log: Adrian Palmer

17 Feb: Wonder Around YouTube: Frank Taylor

24 Feb: Transport 35mm Slide Photo Presentation

 

- South East Essex Railway Society (Dundonald Drive, Leigh on Sea: 8pm)

23 Feb: Members’ Photographic Evening: Another chance to share photos with members

 

- Southern Counties Railway Society (1A Ordnance Road, Southampton: 6.45pm)

18 Feb: Photo Charters: Stephen Bigley

 

- Southern Electric Group: South Hants (Eastleigh Railway Institute: 7.30pm)

7 Feb:  South of England in Early 1990s: Mark Greening

 

 - Southern Electric Group: Sussex (Southwick Community Centre: 7.30pm)

13 Feb: Around Preserved lines: Peter Jones ZOOM

 

- Stevenage Locomotive Society (Community Arts Centre: 7.30pm)

23 Feb: David Percival: Steam on the GN in the BR Era

 

- Sutton Railway Group (St Clement's Church Hall: 7pm)

2 Feb: Model Cars, Tanks etc Meeting, plus the regular meeting features

 

- Swiss Railway Society

19 Feb:  Views from Valais and Vaud: Don Gatehouse: By Zoom 8pm

 

- Talking of Trains (Surbiton Library Room: 7pm)

1 Feb: A Different Point of View: Steven Sedwick

8 Feb: Rail Days at Newport and Cardiff: Dick Crane

15 Feb: The Withered Arm: Michael Clemens

22 Feb: Making the Connections: Dick Crane

 

- Tewkesbury YMCA Railway Society (YMCA, Church Street, Tewkesbury: 7.45pm)

7 Feb: Guest speaker Mr John Dagley Morris with a selection of UK railway BW & Colour images

14 Feb: Members evening – bring your DVDs/video clips & memory stick to share

21 Feb: Guest speaker Mr Richard Kelsey with the 50th Anniversary of Photographing BR

28 Feb: Members evening – bring your DVDs/video clips & memory stick to share

 

- The 8D Association (DCBL Stadium/Widnes RLFC: 7pm)

9 Feb: The Life and Times of 8f No 48773: Ian Chapman

 

- The 8E Railway Association (Gladstone Club, Station Road, Northwich: 7.45pm)

14 Feb:  Merseyside Electrics: Charles Roberts

 

- The Enfield Transport Circle (Enfield Drill Hall Sports Club: 8pm)

7 Feb: The B-24 Liberator Incident - Cheshunt, Herts., August 1944: David Parnell

 

Wells Railway Fraternity (Wells Town Hall: 7.30pm)

14 February: The Bodmin and Wenford Railway: Jimmy James

 

- Welsh Railways Research Circle

14 Feb: Archiving Day at Rhiwderin

 

- Weston-Super-Mare Railway Society (WSM Conservative Club: 8pm)

7 February: Somerset Industrial Railways - the 'sunset' years: Ian Chancellor

 

- Wimborne Railway Society (United Reformed Church Hall: 7.30pm)

9 Feb: Shillingstone Project: Barry Moorhouse

23 Feb: Round the World in 80 minutes (or thereabouts) Part 1: Peter Watson

 

- Worcester Locomotive Society (Barbourne Ex-Services Club: 8pm)

7 Feb: The West London line in the 1960's: David J Hayes

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