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


Annual General Meeting
Saturday 28th April 2018 - Coventry
John Edgington 1925-2017
An obiturary
Naming of 43014 "The Railway Observer"
At Derby on 14th June 2014
Society Library
currently closed
Our Locos
Background, Photographs and Log of workings
Society Contacts


TOPS 015xx number listing
RSL numbers for privately owned industrial shunting locomotives. Updated: 03.02.2018
Network Rail WTTs
TOPS Cl.89 number listing
RSL numbers for preserved diesels and electrics. Updated: 03.02.2018
Photographs for the Railway Observer
A guide to submitting images for publication - April 2012
TOPS Cl.97 number listing
RSL numbers for London Underground locomotives, Tyne & Wear Metro locomotives and Network Rail Cl.97's . Updated: 16.10.2013
TOPS Cl.98 number listing
RSL numbers for preserved steam locomotives. Updated: 03.02.2018
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: 03.02.2018
TOPS Depot Codes
Updated: 05.01.2018


45699 Copley
Alex Lee 11/11/2017

60502 Retford
Keith Pirt Collection 06/08/1960

61056 Retford
Keith Pirt Collection 17/02/1962

What's On

Saturday 28th April

Friday 12th October-Sunday 14th October
Members Weekend and Officers Conference