October 2019

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE RAILWAY REVOLUTION, A STUDY OF THE EARLY RAILWAYS OF THE GREAT NORTHERN COAL FIELD 1605 - 1830

Thu, 17 October 2019

This is a joint meeting with the North Of England Institute Of Mining & Mining & Mechanical Engineers. The talk will be given by Les Turnbull and starts at 17.30. For more details contact www.slsnewcastle.org.uk.

Where:
North East Futures UTC, Stephenson Square, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3AS

GWS Taunton Group

'OUR RAILWAYS - THE LAST 40 YEARS,' PETER TRIGGS.

Fri, 18 October 2019

Peter reviews happenings in the British railway scene since the 1980s.

Where:
Village Hall, Stoke St Mary, nr Taunton, TA3 5DE, 19.30.

Stephenson Locomotive Society

ABSOLUTE BLOCK AND WHY WE HAVE IT

Fri, 18 October 2019

This talk given by Simon Cox, starts at 19.00. For more details, see www.slsnewcastle.org.uk.

Where:
The Conference Room, 1st floor, Newcastle Arts Centre, 67 Westgate Road, Newcastle on Tyne, NE1 1SG

GWS South West Group

'AN EVENING OF BRITISH STEAM NOSTALGIA,' SIMON FOOTE.

Sat, 19 October 2019

Simon will be showing a range of slides showing British steam locomotion at work.

Where:
Parish Centre, Church End Rd., Kingskerswell, Torbay, TQ12 5LD, 18.30

RCTS, Chichester Branch

CLASSIC SOUTHERN ELECTRIC IN COLOUR (DAVID COLOUR)

Wed, 23 October 2019

Keeping it in the family, David - the brother of Keith, our September speaker - will present a selection of Southern Electric images IN COLOUR, mainly taken in the 1960s & 70s and covering pre and post-war multiple units and locomotives on the SR third rail system.

Where:
County Hall, West Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RQ

GWS Oxford Group

'BROADWAY - TRIALS OF A REBUILD,' JO ROESEN.

Fri, 25 October 2019

Jo relates the problems encountered in the reconstruction of Broadway station and the line from Toddington on the Gloucester & Warickshire Steam Railway.

Where:
Pauling Human Sciences Centre, 58 Banbury Rd., Oxford, OX2 6QS, 19.30

November 2019

BATH RAILWAY SOCIETY

THE REDEVELOPMENT OF LONDON BRIDGE STATION.

Thu, 07 November 2019

AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY RUPERT SINGLETON. STARTS 7.30pm. ALL WELCOME. VISITORS £2..50p. REFRESHMENTS .BOOKSTALL.

Where:
CHURCH HALL, ST.MARY'S , BATHWICK, BATH. BA24EB

RCTS SOUTH WALES

“FIFTY YEARS ON THE BEATEN TRACK” - GEOFF ATKINS

Wed, 13 November 2019

Doors open 19:00 (19:30 start) Entrance is FREE for RCTS members and a donation of £2 is requested for non members. Non-members and visitors are welcome to attend any of our meetings. Tea and coffee is provided For further information. http://bit.ly/RCTSSW https://www.facebook.com/RCTSSW/

Where:
The Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF

RCTS NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BRANCH

COLIN MOUNTFORD: A RECORD FOR POSTERITY – UNDERGROUND HAULAGE AT THORESBY COLLIERY, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, 2015

Thu, 14 November 2019

Doors open at 18.30 (19.00 start). Donations of £2.50 are requested. Non-members and visitors are most welcome to attend any of our meetings. Refreshments provided during the break. Finish c.21.00.

Where:
Newcastle Arts Centre, Conference Room, 67-69 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG.

RCTS, Chichester Branch

WOMEN ON THE RAILWAY (DR BECKY POCOCK)

Wed, 27 November 2019

The talk will explore the roles of women on the railway from 1850 to the end of 1945. The roles that women took up with the onset of war and the prejudice they faced will be examined. Included is a film entitled ‘Bundles for Berlin’ shot by the Southern Railway Film Department in WWII.

Where:
County Hall, West Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RQ

December 2019

RCTS SOUTH WALES

"MIKE WILCOCK VIDEOS" - MIKE WILCOCK

Wed, 11 December 2019

Doors open 19:00 (19:30 start) Entrance is FREE for RCTS members and a donation of £2 is requested for non members. Non-members and visitors are welcome to attend any of our meetings. Tea and coffee is provided For further information. http://bit.ly/RCTSSW https://www.facebook.com/RCTSSW/

Where:
The Old Church Rooms, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8DF

RCTS, Chichester Branch

AMBERLEY INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM RAILWAY (GEOFF BOOTE)

Wed, 11 December 2019

Geoff, a volunteer at Amberley with 20 years’service, will show a series of short videos concerning the history, organisation and operation of this Narrow Gauge Railway. Note: This talk will follow the Branch AGM.

Where:
County Hall, West Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RQ

RCTS NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BRANCH

STEPHEN MIDDLETON (CHAIRMAN OF THE 1903 AUTOCAR TRUST) – STATELY TRAINS AND THE AUTOCAR

Thu, 12 December 2019

Doors open at 18.30 (19.00 start). Donations of £2.50 are requested. Non-members and visitors are most welcome to attend any of our meetings. Refreshments provided during the break. Finish c.21.00.

Where:
Newcastle Arts Centre, Conference Room, 67-69 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG.

January 2020

RCTS NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BRANCH

RICHARD BARBER – NORTH EAST PHOTOGRAPHERS VISIT SCOTLAND, PART ONE, NEWCASTLE TO ABERDEEN

Thu, 09 January 2020

Doors open at 18.30 (19.00 start). Donations of £2.50 are requested. Non-members and visitors are most welcome to attend any of our meetings. Refreshments provided during the break. Finish c.21.00.

Where:
Newcastle Arts Centre, Conference Room, 67-69 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG.

RCTS, Chichester Branch

THE 'MODERN' SCENE TODAY (JULIAN CLARK)

Wed, 22 January 2020

A selection of ‘recent’ images from another of the Branch’s star photographers, with an emphasis on Heritage Steam and Classic Traction, plus (relatively) local locomotive hauled workings.

Where:
County Hall, West Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RQ

February 2020

RCTS NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BRANCH

DAVID ELLIOTT (DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, A1 STEAM LOCOMOTIVE TRUST) – PRINCE OF WALES, BRAND NEW STEAM FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Thu, 13 February 2020

Doors open at 18.30 (19.00 start). Donations of £2.50 are requested. Non-members and visitors are most welcome to attend any of our meetings. Refreshments provided during the break. Finish c.21.00.

Where:
Newcastle Arts Centre, Conference Room, 67-69 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG.

RCTS, Chichester Branch

ISLAND TREASURES, RAILWAYS OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT (COLIN BRADING)

Wed, 26 February 2020

Colin will look at the diverse means of getting to the IOW and the development of the Island’s railways. His talk will also look at their decline and the limited electrification in 1967 and the use of ex-London Transport tube stock. Also covered will be the award-winning IOW Steam Railway.

Where:
County Hall, West Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RQ

March 2020

RCTS NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BRANCH

NOEL COATES – THE LANCASHIRE AND YORKSHIRE RAILWAY

Thu, 12 March 2020

Doors open at 18.30 (19.00 start). Donations of £2.50 are requested. Non-members and visitors are most welcome to attend any of our meetings. Refreshments provided during the break. Finish c.21.00.

Where:
Newcastle Arts Centre, Conference Room, 67-69 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG.

RCTS, Chichester Branch

THE BERLIN U BAHN (BRIAN HARDY)

Wed, 25 March 2020

Brian makes a welcome return to our Branch, this time to give us a presentation on Berlin's U Bahn.

Where:
County Hall, West Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RQ

April 2020

RCTS NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BRANCH

BRIAN SULLIVAN – THE CROMFORD AND HIGH PEAK RAILWAY, PART TWO

Thu, 09 April 2020

Doors open at 18.30 (19.00 start). Donations of £2.50 are requested. Non-members and visitors are most welcome to attend any of our meetings. Refreshments provided during the break. Finish c.21.00.

Where:
Newcastle Arts Centre, Conference Room, 67-69 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG.

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