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South Western Circle

About The Circle


The South Western Circle is a society for those interested in the London & South Western Railway (LSWR) including railway historians and railway enthusiasts.

The Circle aims to assist and encourage members to enhance their knowledge of the LSWR and its successors, to encourage members to research aspects of the LSWR, and to assist more accurate modelling of the LSWR through the provision of information and scale drawings.

Benefits of Membership

  • Membership of a society that is dedicated to the London & South Western Railway and seeks to further its memory and understanding through its meetings, activities and publications

  • Five member meetings a year in locations across the LSWR area, such as West Byfleet, Basingstoke, Salisbury and Exeter

  • Magazine, ‘South Western Circular’, issued quarterly

  • Newsletter, ‘Circle News’, issued quarterly

  • Comprehensive archive of drawings and photograph collections

  • Access to on-line forum

  • Significant modelling aspect




Email: (or use contact box on website)

Membership Fee


How to Join

By post.

Go to the Circle’s website, and click ‘Joining’ (you can use this link: Scroll to bottom of the page and print off Application for Membership. Complete form and post to The Membership Secretary (South Western Circle) Swallow Barn, Hazles Road, Shawbury, Shropshire SY4 4HE, paying the membership fee as directed.

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