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Wednesday 21st February
Ashford
Southern Boat Trains to the Continent
Brian Stephenson
A nostalgic show of the various former boat train routes to Southampton, Newhaven, Folkestone, Dover and Ramsgate.
1900
Sunday 11th March
Ashford
London Bridge Redevelopment Part 3
James Elford
The final instalment of this amazing rebuild project of London's most busiest railway station.
1900
Wednesday 18th April
Ashford
A look at Sweden's Railways
Alan Norris
His views on the past and present railways of Sweden
1900
Wednesday 16th May
Ashford
The Devon Belle
Ken Mumford
The history of the Devon Belle Pullman service.
1900
Wednesday 20th June
Ashford
A 7th Colour Rail Journey
Paul Chancellor
The latest show in this highly popular Colour Rail series.
1900
Wednesday 19th September
Ashford
The Urie S15 Locomotives
Mark Pedley
This gives us a history of L&SWR Chief Engineer Robert Urie and his best known creation the S15 class 4-6-0 locomotives and reveals the latest goings on the restoration to working order of the preserved examples.
1900
Wednesday 17th October
Ashford
Railways at War
David Start
How British based and colonial railways played a pivotal role in securing victory in conflicts between the Boer War to World War 2.
1900
Wednesday 21st November
Ashford
Railway Preservation in France
Mike Bunn
This gives us an insight into the efforts made by dedicated French railway enthusiasts to preserve and operate heritage railway lines
1900
Wednesday 19th December
Ashford
Branch AGM and subject To Be Announced
This talk is being arranged details to follow soon.
1900

Ashford meetings are held at Railway Social Club, Beaver Road, Ashford TN23 7RR, commencing at 19.00. Room available from 18.30. About four minutes walk from the Station. The Railway Social Club has on site parking, level access and a refreshments bar. A donation of £ 2.00 members / £ 3.00 non-members is requested.

Both Society members and non-members are very welcome to attend our meetings

last updated: 14/01/18