Programme of Meetings


The meetings start at 19:45 and are scheduled to finish between 21:45 and 22:00. A fifteen minute break for refreshments is taken at about 20:45.

You can view full details of The 2020 Programme, and read Reviews of Recent Meetings elsewhere on this site.

For advanced notice of next year's programme the link will be here when avaialble 



Picture by David Hinxman

Modern Freight

Picture by Ian Francis


Picture by David Brace


The twice monthly evening meetings are normally illustrated talks by a top quality speaker on a variety of railway orientated subjects - home and abroad; steam and modern traction; passenger and freight; narrow and standard gauge; historical and current; main lines, branch lines and tram lines; travel and photography; preserved and departed; infrastructure and operational.

Modern Passenger

Picture by Peter Tran

Main Line Steam

Picture by David Hinxman


Picture by Iain Henshaw



Narrow Gauge

Picture by Peter Tran


Picture by David Brace

Major Structures

Picture by David Brace

Our Chairman, Secretary or Programme Organiser are always pleased to hear from anyone who could give a railway-orientated presentation.

To contact our Programme Organiser if you would like to provide The Society with a presentation or should you have any questions about any of our meetings then Click Here

LATE CHANGES are detailed in the Stop Press section on the Home Page

Train Maintenance

Picture by David Brace


Picture by David Brace


Picture by John Clark

In 2011 our member, David Cable had his presentation to the Society filmed by Ian Allan as part of their publicity process for his then recently published book, Hydraulics in the West.  To see part of the presentation click here, or the interview he gave to Ian Allan click here.