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Southern Counties Railway Society

About the Club

The Southern Counties Railway Society comprises a group interested in the railways of the southern counties of Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Sussex and the Isle of Wight, with a concentrated interest around Southampton and its surrounding area.

The Society's interests largely follow the geographical areas, and the history and operations of the western section of the former Southern Railway.

Benefits of Membership

  • Monthly ‘presentation style’ meetings on railway themes

  • Magazine, ‘Track Topics', issued every month

Meeting Days

Third Saturday of the month.

Meeting Venue

George Lee Room, Christ Church, Freemantle, Southampton, SO15 3BS




Membership fee

Individual: £20

Joint: £25

How to Join:

Go to the Society’s website (address as above) and click ‘Membership Details’, and click into Application Form. Print off the form, complete it and post it to ‘Hon. Treasurer, Mr. D. Rowland, 109 Salisbury Road, Totton, Southampton, Hants, SO40 3HZ’. Alternatively send an email to ‘’ requesting membership information.

Other Societies With Related Interest

Nearest Heritage Railway

Mid- Hants Railway / Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Nearest Model Railway Club

Southampton Model Railway Society

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