The Society headboard is briefly dispalyed on the bufferbeam of 43014   W Gordon Davies

Branch News

Dick Taylor
Memorial Service on 16th January
Naming of 43014 "The Railway Observer"
At Derby on 14th June 2014
Memorial Plaque to Ray Reed
Society Library
currently closed


Our Locos
Background, Photographs and Log of workings
Society Contacts


Network Rail WTTs
TOPS 89xxx number listing
RSL numbers for preserved diesels and electrics. Updated: 16.09.2014
Photographs for the Railway Observer
A guide to submitting images for publication - April 2012
TOPS 97xxx number listing
RSL numbers for London Underground locomotives, Tyne & Wear Metro locomotives and Network Rail Cl.97's . Updated: 16.10.2013
TOPS 98xxx number listing
RSL numbers for preserved steam locomotives. Updated: 10.08.2013
ATOC Guidelines to Railway Enthusiasts at Rail Stations
The full text and a link to the British Transport Police site.
TOPS Locomotive Pool Codes
Updated: 14.03.2015
TOPS Depot Codes
Updated: 14.03.2015


5043 Shrivenham
Bob Sweet 11/05/2013

442 unit Portsmouth Harbour

GWTrust Cardiff
Thomas L Paviour 28/09/1912

What's On

Saturday 18th April
Society AGM

Friday 23rd October-Sunday 25th October
Members Weekend and Officers Conference