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SPRING PROGRAMME 2021

REVISED AUGUST 2020
It is hoped this Programme will operate but it will be at a different venue. More details later

Our programmes are arranged by our class tutor / organiser Dick Crane. He would love to have feed back on what members think about the various subjects and speakers. Please email him on this link dicklcrane@aol.com

Wednesday 13th January
‘TALKING OF TRAINS – TAKE 60’   
 
DICK CRANE gets a new year underway with a look back over the 60 years of ‘Talking of Trains’ along with a look at some of the likely events and developments on Britain’s railways in 2021
Wednesday 20th January
'A MATTER OF GAUGES'
  DICK CRANE presents a selection of UK railways with gauges ranging from 7¼" to 7' 0¼"
Wednesday 27th January
'THE RAILWAY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF IRELAND'
LESLIE McALLISTER looks back over half a century of main line steam trains in Ireland
Wednesday 3rd February
'THE TRANSISTION YEARS 1950 - 70 -PART 1 - The Great Eastern'  
 DICK CRANE reflects on two decades which changed the face of Britain's railways
Wednesday 10th February
'THE VICTORIAN NECROPOLIS RAILWAY' 
  J0HN CLARKE makes a first visit to 'T o T' with an illustrated talk on the former Necropolis Railway between Waterloo and Brookwood Cemetery
Wednesday 17th February
NO MEETING


Wednesday 24th February
'RAIL DAYS IN 'LEICESTER'  
 DICK CRANE reviews the changing scene at the Midland, Great Northern and Great Central stations in the City of Leicester
Wednesday 3rd March
'WATERLOO to WEYMOUTH'  
 DAVID CROSS presents more of his late fathers pictures from the early 1960s

Wednesday 10th March
'BLACK AND WHITE STEAM IN THE 50s and 60s SOUTH OF THE BORDER' 
  A feast of fine pictures from the collection of DAVID KELSO'
Wednesday 17th March
'THROUGH THE LENS'
  A very welcome refurn to JACK BOSKETT with more of his superb photography
Wednesday 24th March
'GREAT WESTERN PRESERVED'   DICK CRANE brings the curtain down on another term of
'T o T' with a review of preserved ex GWR locomotives

There will be a short, AGM during the meeting

PLEASE NOTE: For convenience this programme is published well in advance and may therefore be subject to alteration. Such alterations will be notified on this website.

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