April 2017

GWS, Oxford Group.

'CHILTERN RAILWAYS,' DAVE PENNEY.

Fri, 28 April 2017

Dave Penney, MD of Chiltern Railways, will be speaking about the achievements and hopes for the future for this go-ahead, enterprising and successful Train Operating Company.

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

GWS, North West Group.

'THE L&Y IN B.R. DAYS,' NOEL COATES.

Fri, 28 April 2017

How the former Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway system fared under BR's aegis.

Where:
St. Hilda's Clubroom, Slater St., Latchford, Warrington, WA4 1DN. 19.30

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE FFESTINIOG RAILWAY

Fri, 28 April 2017

This talk given by Howard Burchell 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

May 2017

BATH RAILWAY SOCIETY

THE ROUTE OF THE CAMBRIAN COAST EXPRESS

Thu, 04 May 2017

AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY MIKE PYM ON " THE ROUTE OF THE CAMBRIAN COAST EXPRESS- - LONDON TO SHREWSBURY TO ABERYSTWYTH TO PWLLHELI " STARTS 7.30pm..ALL WELCOME..VISITORS 2.50P..REFRESHMENTS..BOOKSTALL. for more details visit our website at www.bathrailwaysociety.co.uk

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

THE HISTORY OF BOILER EXPLOSIONS

Fri, 05 May 2017

This talk given by Ray State starts at 19.00. For more details please ring 01642 780658.

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

RCTS Croydon and South London Branch

THE J J SMITH PHOTO COLLECTION

Mon, 08 May 2017

Images of Railways in the 1950s and 1960s, now in the care of the Bluebell Railway Museum, presented by Tony Hillman

Where:
East Croydon United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove, Croydon CR0 5LP. In the Small Hall, starting at 1930.

Great Western Society, Bristol Group,

FINAL JOUNEYS: FUNERAL TRAINS & THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE TRANSPORT OF COFFINS BY TRAIN,' NICHOLAS WHEATLEY.

Tue, 09 May 2017

It was not only royalty and unknown warriors whose final journeys were undertaken by rail. Many more common folk made their last journey by rail, especially around London in late Victorian times when burial space was in short supply.

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

RCTS SOUTH WALES

STUART WARR - 50 YEARS BEHIND THE LENS.

Wed, 10 May 2017

An illustrated talk by Stuart Warr - 50 Years behind the lens. Doors open 19:00 (19:30 start) Entrance is FREE for RCTS members and a donation of 2 is requested for non members. Tea and coffee is provided For more details visit our website at http://bit.ly/RCTSSW or ring 01656 856422

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

RCTS Newcastle upon Tyne

SLIDES FROM THE JOHN EDGINGTON COLLECTION - TIM COOPER

Thu, 11 May 2017

All members and visitors are welcome

Where:
The Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SG 7pm start

GWS, Swindon Group

CLASSIC RAILWAY FILMS, PRESENTED BY PETER TOUGH.

Fri, 12 May 2017

Railway Films from the days of yore!

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

Stephenson Locomotive Society

RAILWAY LANDSLIP REMEDIATION THROUGH THE YEARS

Fri, 12 May 2017

This talk given by Clare Brint 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

MEMBERS' PRESENTATIONS

Sat, 13 May 2017

The meeting starts at 14.00. For more details please call 01597 824408.

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

GWS, Taunton Group

'THE WEYMOUTH HARBOUR TRAMWAY,' BRIAN JACKSON.

Fri, 19 May 2017

Now closed, this is the story of the railway which wound its way around poorly parked cars etc. on its slow journey to the Channel Island ferries.

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

LCGB Croydon Branch

THE RAILWAY HERITAGE TRUST

Thu, 25 May 2017

Andy Savage, Executive Director of the Railway Heritage Trust, comes to tell us about it, and its work ensuring that Britain's Railway heritage is retained and preserved for future generations.

Where:
East Croydon United Reformed Church, Addiscombe Grove, Croydon CR0 5LP (3 minutes from East Croydon Station), in the Primary Room, at 1930.

GWS, Oxford Group.

T.B.A.

Fri, 26 May 2017

You will know when you get there!!!!

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

RCTS, CHICHESTER BRANCH

BLACK & WHITE STEAM

Wed, 31 May 2017

David Kelso will make a very welcome return to present another selection of his excellent black & white steam photographs, this time 'South of the Border'. Usual 1930 start but please note this meeting is being held on the fifth Wednesday in the month!

Where:
COMMITTEE ROOM 2, COUNTY HALL, WEST ST, CHICHESTER PO19 1RQ

June 2017

BATH RAILWAY SOCIETY

A.G.M. PLUS AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY NICK RICHARDSON ON "FROM PIT TO PORT".

Thu, 08 June 2017

A.G.M. FOLLOWED BY AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY NICK RICHARDSON "FROM PIT TO PORT ". ( A LOOK AT A SELECTION OF NORTH EASTERN COLLIERY RAILWAYS.) STARTS 7.30pm. ALL WELCOME. VISITOR'S 2.50P. REFRESHMENTS.

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

RCTS SOUTH WALES

GERRY NICHOLS (SLS) "ANOTHER SLS/ALAN JARVIS EVENING OF PHOTOGRAPHS".

Wed, 14 June 2017

An illustrated talk by Gerry Nichols (SLS) Doors open 19:00 (19:30 start) Entrance is FREE for RCTS members and a donation of 2 is requested for non members. Tea and coffee is provided For more details visit our website at http://bit.ly/RCTSSW or ring 01656 856422

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

GWS Taunton Group

'HAPPY SNAPPERS CHASING TRAINS,' PETER TRIGGS

Fri, 16 June 2017

Another selection of Peter's photographs presented with good humour and expert knowledge.

Where:
Village Hall, Stoke St. Mary, nr. Taunton, TA3 5DE, 19,30

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION INFRASTRUCTURE AND SYSTEMS (REIS)

Mon, 26 June 2017

Railway Electrification Infrastructure and Systems is a four day course presented by 24 expert lecturers who have worked on railway systems around the world.

Where:
IET London: Savoy Place

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