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Bournemouth Railway Club

About the Club

The Bournemouth Railway Club is the oldest railway society in its district and caters for all those with an interest in railways. The Club aims to provide an educational resource for the benefit of the general public, including by acquiring and preserving historic material relating to railways.

The Club organises illustrated talks on a monthly basis, on railway related topics.

Benefits of Membership

  • Monthly ‘presentation style’ meetings on railway themes

  • Newsletter, ‘BRC News’ issued bi-monthly

  • Occasional local trips

  • Related trust is custodian of two large railway photograph collections, the WHC Kelland Collection and the Martin Thresh Photographic Archive, available to view

  • Modelling aspect

Meeting Days

Second Saturday of the month.

Meeting Venue

Winton Methodist Community Centre, Heron Court Road, Bournemouth.



Email: Use contact box on website

Membership fee

No membership fee. The monthly presentations are open to Club members and the public for a small entry price, currently £2.50 for adults, £1.25 for juniors.

Club members typically purchase a 'season ticket' for entry to all presentations for that season, price £25.

How to Join:

Turn up to any meeting, which are open to the public for a small admission fee.

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