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Manchester Locomotive Society

About the Club

The Manchester Locomotive Society, established in 1935, is a railway enthusiast group with interest in all aspects of railways, with a focus on events (past and present) and locations in the North West.

The Society has its own clubrooms at Stockport railway station. These rooms are used for both formal and informal meetings as well as holding the Society's library and archive.

Benefits of Membership

  • Programme of ‘presentation style’ meetings on railway themes for members only, generally held twice a month

  • Further social meetings (clubroom typically open on Wednesdays)

  • Magazine, ‘The Mancunian’, issued 6 times per year

  • Extensive library and archive

Meeting Days

‘Presentation style’ meetings: Generally held twice a month, varying Monday afternoons and Friday evenings.

Clubroom open: Wednesdays 10am to 3pm

Meeting Venue

Stockport Railway Station.




Email: chris28tasker[at]virginmedia[dot]com

Membership fee

Adult: £25 (or £20 if access ‘The Mancunian’ electronically via website)

How to Join:

Send an email to ‘’ and ask for information on membership, or write to the Membership Secretary at 26 Alcester Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 3QP (with a stamped self-addressed envelope) enquiring as to membership.

Other Societies With Related Interest

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East Lancashire Railway

Nearest Model Railway Club

Has own extensive modelling aspect.

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