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Tuesday, 20 February 2018



Peter's New Book is now Available



Front Cover artwork by Peter Westcott

Programme for 2019-2021
          
All meetings held in the Methodist Church Stoke Road and begin at 7.30.



15th November
Photographic Competition
 Gosports' Minor Railways
by Peter Keat









7th December
Railway Society Annual Christmas Dinner, Raffle and Quiz
19.15 for 19.30 at 
The Bun Penny 
Lee on the Solent

Two Courses   £18.75
Three Courses £23.50
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20th December
Last meeting in the Stoke Road Methodist Church

Railway Films and mince pies

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2020

From today all meetings to be held in the Christ Church Hall, Stoke Road, behind the church and will start at 7.30pm and end at 9.40pm.

Tuesday 7th January 2020
Winter Series 1 
A Look at Clayton Tunnel


The Blitz Years  Wartime Britain

Tuesday 14th January 2020
Winter Series 2 
The Newsreel Story of Imperial Airways
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17th January 

The Bluebell Railway
by Ian Wright
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Tuesday 21st January
Winter Series 3 
Before Beeching: Life before the 
reshaping of British Rail

Tuesday 28th January
Winter Series 4 
 Old Gosport by Bob Harrop

Tuesday 4th February

Winter Series 5 
The Moriston Project Cruachan

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Tuesday 11thFebruary
Winter Series 6 
Now it can be told 
French Resistance in WW2
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Tyne Shipyards and Docks at War

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21st February

Three Feet on Three Legs
The Railways of the Isle of Man
by Colin Brading


20th March
European Railtours
by Mike Hedderly
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17th April
AGM and Devon Railways by Mike Pym
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15th May
Flying Scotsman to Tornado
by Alan Hayward


11th June

My Life in Signalling Part 2
by Ted Cook


17th July
Women on the Railway
The Southern Railway Orphanage
Liam Kenchenten















21st August
            The Rhaetian Railway of Switzerland          by Ted Vaughan


18th September
GWR Motor Buses, Steam Railmotors, Push-Pull trains. Diesel Railcars and Halts.

Brian Jackson




16th October
Chinese Railways
by John Barrowdale


20th November

Photographic Competition


The Grand Finale of British Steam


20th December

Railway Films and Members Buffet 
Suggested donation £2.50

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2021

Tuesday 12th January
Winter Series 1 
Transport in and around Portsmouth



15th January
Porsmouth Tramways
Paul Knight
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Tuesday 19th January
Winter Series 2 

London in the 1950s Pt 1
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Manx Mines and Minerals



Tuesday 26th January
Winter Series 3 
Old Gosport
Bob Harrop

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Tuesday 2nd February
Winter Series 4 

The West Highland Railway


The Oldest Working Electric Railway in the World. The Volks Railway.

Tuesday 9th February
Winter Series 5 

Ferry Pilot

The work of the Air Transport Auxiliary





Tuesday 16th February
Winter Series 6 
Addressing the Nation
Post Office films from 1930s covering, 
mining, fishing, Ceylon, Air Post and others

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19th February
 The Railways of Hungary
Paul Gosling


19th March
Southern Carriages
Mike King


16th April 
Society AGM followed by 
Eastleigh and the Southern
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21st May 

The Somerset and Dorset- An English Cross Country Railway
Jim Boudreau



18th June
Chalk and Cheese
The story of the Abbotsbury branch and Swanage branches, both opened in 1885, one a speculative failure the other a success

Brian Jackson

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16th July

Railways through the Seasons
 by Simon Foote 

20th August

The Brookwood Necropolis Railway
John Clarke

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17th September
The Million Pound Railway




15th October

The History and Running of the Exbury Gardens Railway
Ian Wilson

19th November
Photographic Competition
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A Look at the GRS Archives




19th December

Railway Films and Members Buffet 


Suggested donation £2.50
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2022
Tuesday 11th January
Winter Series 1 
Early Colour film of London
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Isle of Wight Transport in 1960's

Steamed up with Fred Dibnah


Tuesday 18th January

Winter Series 2 
Old Gosport
Bob Harrop

21st January
A Look at New Zealand Railways.

by Peter Keat

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Tuesday 25th January

Winter Series 3 
HMY Britannia


Motor shows of the 1950's


Tuesday 1st February

Winter Series 4 
The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
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The Sea Harvesters
Scottish Fishermen 1930 -1960



Tuesday 8th February

Winter Series 5  
Bomber Command 1939 -1945


Tuesday 15th February

Winter Series 6  

The Story of The London Eye



Somerset and Dorset Railway Reborn



18th February

Cumbria's Lost Railways
Peter Keat
TBA

18th March
Society Meeting 

TBA

15th April
Society AGM followed by
The GWR into the 1960's

21st May
TBA

17th June
TBA

15th July
TBA

19th August
TBA

16th September

Cumbria's Lost Railways
Peter Keat


21st October
TBA

18th November
Annual Photographic Competition
Irish Railway Miscellany by Peter Keat

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16th December
Vintage Railway Films and Members Buffet 




Suggested donation £2.50

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2023