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Tuesday, 20 February 2018


All meetings  held in the Christ Church Hall, Stoke Road, behind the church and will start at 7.30pm and end at 9.40pm.

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 Ex Valley Revisited by Mike Pym
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15th May
Flying Scotsman to Tornado
by Alan Hayward

19th 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 Brookwood Necropolis Railway
John Clarke     
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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

18th December

Railway Films and Members Buffet 
Suggested donation £2.50

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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


17th September
The Railways around Romsey Since the 1950's
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Neil Kearns

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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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


18th March
Society Meeting 


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

21st May

17th June

The Million Pound Railway

15th July

19th August

16th September

Cumbria's Lost Railways
Peter Keat

21st October

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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