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

Branch News

2015 Members' Weekend
Cheltenham - 23rd to 25th October
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: 03.07.2015
TOPS Depot Codes
Updated: 12.05.2015


1744 North Weald Station
Brian Sullivan 20/06/2015

57310 at Reading with 1Z60 Northen Belle Ascot to Manchester Victoria Reading
Stuart Hicks 18/06/2015

66737 Doncaster
Alan Turton 09/06/2015

What's On

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