September 2017

Stephenson Locomotive Society

INTERPRETING THE SOURCES FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DURHAM AND SUNDERLAND RAILWAY, 1836 - 1860

Fri, 01 September 2017

This talk given by Colin Mountford starts at 19.00 For more details see www.slsnewcastle.org.uk.

Where:
The Mining Institute Lecture Theatre, Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE

BATH RAILWAY SOCIETY

AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY JACK BOSKETT ON THE SUBJECT OF " THROUGH THE LENS OF A PROFESSIONAL RAILWAY PHOTOGRAPHER "

Thu, 07 September 2017

STARTS 7.30pm. ALL WELCOME. VISITOR'S £2.50P .REFRESHMENTS.. BOOKSTALL.

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

GWS Swindon Group

'GWR PROJECTS & PICTURES,' PHIL DEAVES

Fri, 08 September 2017

Phil reviews a range of GWR projects using relevant photographs.

Where:
Lawn Community Centre, Guildford Ave., Off Windsor Rd., Lawn, Swindon, SN3 1JE, 19.15.

Stephenson Locomotive Society

MR O.V.S. BULLEID’S ‘OTHER’ PACIFICS & MODIFIED A4S.

Sat, 09 September 2017

This talk, given by Colin Boocock, starts at 14.00hrs. For more details please contact 01905 749526.

Where:
Kidderminster Railway Museum, adjoing the SVR station, Kidderminster DY10 1QX

RCTS Croydon and South London Branch

BRITAIN ON FILM: RAILWAYS

Mon, 11 September 2017

A Video Presentation from The Independent Cinema Office (in association with The BFI National Film & Television Archive). Featuring ‘The Kiss In The Tunnel’, ‘Elizabethan Express’, ‘Snow’, ‘Railways For Ever!’, and others. Note: These films contain a sequence of flashing lights.

Where:
East Croydon United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove, Croydon CR0 5LP. In the Small Hall, starting at 19:30.

GWS Bristol Group

'THE DIDCOT RAILWAY CRANES,' PETER JENNINGS.

Tue, 12 September 2017

Didcot Railway Centre has acquired a range of railway cranes, Peter outlines their purpose, construction, preservation and use in the present-day Didcot Railway Centre.

Where:
BAWA 589 Southmead Rd., Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG, 19.45.

GWS Taunton Group

'RAILWAY OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT,' COLIN BRADING.

Fri, 15 September 2017

A photographic survey of the Isle of Wight railways.

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

A VISIT TO ALL THE LONDON SHEDS ON A FRIDAY NIGHT!

Fri, 15 September 2017

This talk, given by David Dunn, starts at 19.00. For more information, see www.slsnewcastle.org.uk.

Where:
The Mining Institute Lecture Theatre, Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE

GWS South West Group

SOUTH WALES STEAM IN THE 60S - ALAN JARVIS' SLIDES', GERRY NICHOLS.

Sat, 16 September 2017

Alan Jarvis took a great many colour slides of south Wales railway scenes, especially the end of the steam era - Gerry provides a commentary on a splendid collection of images of an often little represented area.

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

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

IET RAILWAY EARTHING AND BONDING 2017

Tue, 19 September 2017

Railway Earthing and Bonding is a new 2 day conference that will provide insights and knowledge into the fundamental principles of Earthing and Bonding from a systems engineering perspective, whilst providing key information on relevant case studies and examples of earthing in practice.

Where:
Millennium Knightsbridge Hotel, UK

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE GWR STEAM RAILMOTOR

Tue, 19 September 2017

This talk given by Peter Jennings, starts at 19.00. For more details, contact 01642 780658.

Where:
Langdon Square Community Centre, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough TS8 0TF

Waterfront Conference Company

4TH ANNUAL: UK RAIL INDUSTRY FORUM 2017

Wed, 20 September 2017

Essential update, insight and solutions to the challenges and opportunities faced by the rail sector. Sponsorship opportunities available, contact jackmatthews@thewaterfront.co.uk

Where:
Addleshaw Goddard, Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell St, EC1Y 4AG

RCTS Croydon and South London Branch

WELSH HIGHLAND REVIVAL

Tue, 26 September 2017

Gordon Rushton tells the story of one of the railway preservation movement's greatest achievments

Where:
Redhill Methodist Centre, Gloucester Road, Redhill, RH1 1BP, starting at 14:00

GWS Oxford Group

'THE GREAT WESTERN & THE FAIRER SEX,' DR. ROSA MATHESON.

Fri, 29 September 2017

Women were not encouraged to join the railway service in any capacity initially, but shortages of males necessitated recruitment of women during the two world wars, much to the chagrin of the railway unions. Although more women are employed in the railway industry they are still a minority.

Where:
Pauling Social Sciences Centre, 58 Banbury Rd., OX2 6QS

Stephenson Locomotive Society

BLYTH & TYNE RAILWAY: PART 2 – RAILS AROUND BLYTH

Fri, 29 September 2017

This talk, starting at 19.00, will be given by Ed Orwin. For more details, see www.slsnewcastle.org.uk.

Where:
The Mining Institute Lecture Theatre, Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE1 1SE

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE ROUTE OF THE SOUTH YORKSHIREMAN

Sat, 30 September 2017

This talk, given by Martin Bromley, starts at 14.00. For more details, contact 0161 973 1165.

Where:
The Friends' Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

October 2017

Great Western Society Bristol Group

'VALE OF BERKELEY RAILWAY,' HOWARD PARKER.

Tue, 10 October 2017

Presentation about the 'Vale of Berkeley Railway in Gloucestershire.

Where:
BAWA 589 Southmead Rd., Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG, 19.45.

GWS Swindon Group

'THE END OF THE LINE - S & D,' MIKE BEALE.

Fri, 13 October 2017

Presentation relating the final days of the Somerset & Dorset Railway.

Where:
Lawn Community Centre, Guildford Ave., off Windsor Rd., Lawn, Swindon, SN3 1JE, 19.15.

GWS Taunton Group

'AN ANORAK'S GRAND TOUR,' ASHLEY THORNE.

Fri, 20 October 2017

A committed railway enthusiast shares some of his greatest journeys through the photograph he took.

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

GWS South West Group

'A CORNISHMAN ON TOUR,' DAVID LETCHER.

Sat, 21 October 2017

Railway Photographs, mainly in the South West of England.

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

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