October 2017

RCTS Croydon and South London Branch

BRITISH STEAM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Mon, 23 October 2017

A slide show by David Cox, of steam in the British Isles, thirty years after it ended

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

RCTS Windsor & Maidenhead

MAIL RAIL BY CHRIS TAFT

Mon, 23 October 2017

Never a passenger carrying line, the Post Office Railway was not generally known to the public, but played a key role in the GPO's London operations. It recently reopened as a working museum, and we are going to hear all about it.

Where:
Cox Green Community Centre, Highfield Lane, Maidenhead, SL6 3AX

Stephenson Locomotive Society

FLYING SCOTSMAN: THE TRAIN, THE LOCOMOTIVE, THE LEGEND

Tue, 24 October 2017

This talk given by Bob Gwynne starts at 18.30. For more details contact 0161 973 1165.

Where:
Renold Building University of Manchester Altrincham Street Manchester M1 7JA

RCTS, Chichester Branch

BY RAIL TO CHICHESTER, 1846-2016 (ALAN GREEN)

Wed, 25 October 2017

A presentation by local historian Alan, who is also author of six books on his native city. Start time 1930, finish 2145/2200 at latest. Refreshments available during the break.

Where:
Committee Room 2 (or 3), County Hall, West St., Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1RQ

Great Western Society Oxford Group

'PRESERVATION "WESTERN"-STYLE LOCOMOTIVES D1013 & D1062,' HENRY COATES.

Fri, 27 October 2017

Presentation on the origins for the Western Locomotive Society and the trials and tribulations of maintaining them in operating condition.

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NER TYNESIDE ELECTRIFICATION 1890- 1967. PART 6 A MISCELLANY

Fri, 27 October 2017

This talk given by Bill Donald starts at 19.00. For more details see www.slsnewcastle.org.uk.10km

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

November 2017

BATH RAILWAY SOCIETY

AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY STEVE NAKONECZNY- "THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF KEITH PIRT- POST WAR BR STEAM."

Thu, 02 November 2017

STARTS 7.30pm ALL WELCOME VISITORS 2.50p REFRESHMENTS BOOKSTALL

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE EVOLUTION OF RAIL TOURS FROM A SLS PERSPECTIVE

Thu, 02 November 2017

This talk given by Ian Clark starts at 19.15. For more details contact 01539 735864.

Where:
St John's Ambulance Centre, Sandes Avenue, Kendal LA9 4LL

GWS Taunton Group

'STEAM AROUND TAUNTON, 1935-1960,' PETER DARKE

Fri, 03 November 2017

Presentation of photographs illustrating the steam trains which passed in both GWR and BR(WR) days in the Taunton Area.

Where:
Rockwell Green Parish Church Hall, Rockwell Green, nr. Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9DH, 19.30

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE WHITBY TO LOFTUS RAILWAY

Fri, 03 November 2017

This talk given by Dr Mike Williams starts at 19.00. For more details contact 01642 780658.

Where:
Newport Community Hub, St Paul's Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 5NQ

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE 1968 HIXON RAIL DISASTER

Sat, 04 November 2017

This talk given by Dr Malcolm Garner starts at 14.00. For more details contact 0161 973 1165.

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

RCTS South Wales

JEREMY SEGROTT - RAILWAYS IN EAST ANGLIA 1980'S AND 1990'S ; SOUTH WALES IN 21ST CENTURY

Wed, 08 November 2017

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

GWS Swindon Group

'TRACKS IN THE MIST', COLIN BRADING.

Fri, 10 November 2017

Despite the title you will be able to see both tracks and trains, probably on the Isle of Wight.

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A RAILWAY ENTHUSIAST 1986

Fri, 10 November 2017

This talk given by Malcolm Paul 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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY AN UPDATE

Sat, 11 November 2017

This talk given by Mike Whiteaker starts at 14.00. For more details contact 01905 749526.

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

MEMBERS AFTERNOON

Sun, 12 November 2017

This meeting starts at 14.30. For more details contact 0208 390 5375.

Where:
The Scout and Guide Headquarters, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1HR

Stephenson Locomotive Society

RAILROADING IN AMERICA TODAY

Mon, 13 November 2017

This talk given by Graham McLachlan starts at 19.30. For more details contact 01294 822303.

Where:
Lauriston Hotel, 15 South Crescent Road, Ardrossan KA22 8EA

GWS Bristol Group

'PHOTOGRAPHING BRITAIN'S RAILWAYS,' JACK BOSKETT.

Tue, 14 November 2017

What it says on the tin - an evening of railway photographs in Britain.

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY STEAM LOCOMOTIVES

Tue, 14 November 2017

This talk given by Dr Michael Bailey starts at 14.30. for more details contact 0208 390 5375.

Where:
The Scout and Guide Headquarters, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1HR

Stephenson Locomotive Society

TRAVELS IN GERMANY AND SWEDEN

Thu, 16 November 2017

This talk given by Roger Elkin starts at 19.30. For more details contact 0208 449 2285.

Where:
St John's United Reform Church Hall, Mowbray Road, New Barnet, Herts EN15 1RH

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