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Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society

About the Club

The Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society (commonly known as ‘GRES’) was formed to satisfying the interests of local railway enthusiasts, in particular by organising and holding meetings and learning about the history and current operations of railways as well as other forms of transport.

GRES organises an intensive programme of presentation talks, and also has a vibrant modelling aspect.

Benefits of Membership

  • Both a model railway and a traditional railway club

  • Intensive programme of ‘presentation style’ meetings on railway themes, held twice a month

  • Magazine, ‘The Journal’, issued three times a year

  • Annual day out event

  • Significant modelling aspect

Meeting Days

Varies, but typically first Tuesday and third or fourth Thursday of the month.

Meeting Venue

Emmanuel Baptist Church, Windmill Street, Gravesend (different location for modellers).




Email: Use contact box on website

Membership fee


How to Join:

Download the membership application form from the Society’s website (address as above), complete it and post completed form to Henry Harryman, 3 Boleyn Way, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0NG, paying membership fee as directed.

Other Societies With Related Interest

Nearest Heritage Railway

Spa Valley Railway / Kent & East Sussex Railway

Nearest Model Railway Club

Has own extensive modelling aspect.

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