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Worcester Locomotive Society

About the Club

The Worcester Locomotive Society is a group of railway enthusiasts dedicated to both preserving a number of steam locomotives and other rolling stock that it owns, and being a traditional railway club for members to meet, socialise and enjoy railway related events.

The Society is the owner of ex GWR pannier tank 5786 and a Kitson tank engine 5474, both now resident at the South Devon Railway, Buckfastleigh. On the social side, the Society is active in the holding of presentations on a wide range of railway themes.

Benefits of Membership

  • Programme of ‘presentation style’ meetings on railway themes, held once a month in Worcester 

  • Interest in the Society’s locomotives, presently based at the South Devon Railway

  • Magazine titled, The Big Four' issued quarterly

  • Programme of outings (pre-covid approximately 10 outings a year were organised)

  • Members only special train on the South Devon Railway

  • Access to archive

Meeting Days

First Tuesday of each month

Meeting Venue

Worcester: Barbourne Ex-Services Club, The Moors, Worcester.





Membership fee

Individual: £10

Family: 12.50

Concessions: £7

How to Join:

Go to the Society’s website (address as above), click ‘Introduction’ and then ‘Click for Printable Membership Application Form’. Complete application form and post to ‘Membership Secretary, Worcester Locomotive Society Ltd, Seven, Stoke Gardens, Severn Stoke, Worcestershire WR8 9JW’.

Other Societies With Related Interest

Nearest Heritage Railway

Severn Valley Railway

Nearest Model Railway Club

Worcester Model Railway Club

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