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All meetings now start at 19.15 for 19.30 and held at the Bourne End Community Centre.
17 January 2019 Geoff Plumb "1968 - That was The Year That Was"
As the title implies, Geoff gives a presentation of a variety of images he took during 1968 .
21 February 2019 AGM followed by Mark Hopwood "An Evening with our President"
Mark intends to cover some of the history of the Marlow branch in the 70s/ 80s/90s and reflect on the changes along with some personal anecdotes about his time managing the area. Then a quick look at the Class 50s, especially recent celebrations, and an update on GWR/NR electrification and finally a look to the future beyond current projects.
21 March 2019 Ken Livermore "UK Steam Preserved, 1968 to Present Day"
From its humble beginnings in the 1950's, Railway Preservation has become one of the UK's National Treasures. Hundreds of engines have been restored, dozens of lines have been re-opened and steam specials run on the main line every week. This presentation sets out to capture the spirit of the last 50 years including main line action, preserved branches and the narrow gauge.
18 April 2019 Paul Chancellor "8th Colour Rail Journey"
An Eighth Colour-Rail journey will, as usual, feature scenes from around the country with both black & white and colour digital images with the central theme being the number 1959.

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