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The next meeting starts at 19.45 for 20.00 and held at the Bourne End Community Centre.


21 September 2017 John Jolly Mangapps Railway
The Mangapps Railway and Museum is a heritage railway centre located near Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex. The .75 miles of standard gauge demonstration train-track and museum are owned and operated by the Jolly family assisted by volunteers .
19 October 2017 David Maidment Early Days 1949 - 1961 of The Railway Children's Charity
David gives a presentation of his early life before he founded The Railway Children charity. How he got interested in trainspotting in the late 40's and early 50's; and commuting by steam from Woking to Waterloo to attend college from 1957 to 1960; getting holiday jobs at Old Oak Common; before joining the Railway in 1960 and becoming a Traffic Apprentice 1n 1961.
16 November 2017 Peter Robins British Rail not quite Modern Image
Peter's presentation looks at British Rail around the Regions, mainly in the 1970's / 1980's, and shows that whilst British Rail tried to promote it's modern image, the reality was quite different. It also shows how much steam age infrastructure was still in use in the non steam age era .
21 December 2017 Christmas Social For Members and their Families
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Outings 2017

Bookings for all these events to Brian Hopkinson, please. He will also be pleased to furnish further details.

17 August 2017 A Private Railway near Windsor A Thursday evening visit has been arranged, meet on site at 19.00. Please contact Brian Hopkinson if you need directions.
09 September 2017 Statfold Barn Railway A visit to the Statfold Barn Railway has been arranged for Saturday 09th September. The scheduled timetable is due to start fom 09.30. Further information regarding which locos will be attending will be added in due course .

For more information about the society please contact us.

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