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Dates for Your Diary

Indoor meetings

Tuesday 5th March
Watford
'An evening with Father’s slides'
DAVID CROSS

19:30
Tuesday 2nd April
Watford
'The current progress of The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway'
PETER MILES
19:30
Tuesday 7th May
Watford
'Discovering The Penistone Line'
STEPHEN GAY
Lots of interest and great photos with Stephen and his dog
19:30

Outdoor fixtures

Sunday 2nd June
Toddington
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway Visit
Includes signal box and shed visits, cost £22.10 (including Day Rover), must be booked by 24th May. Meet Toddington station by 09.50 (to catch the 10.00 train). Full details from Rob Davidson

Indoor meetings

Tuesday 4th June
Watford
Australia - Australian Railways in the 1990s - Part 2
Variety in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland
ROB FREEMAN
Scenes that have now vanished. Zig Zag and Puffing Billy steam railways. A few mainline steam Railtours and one with a British built electric
19:30
Tuesday 2nd July
Watford
'THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WAS - 1964 - Nostalgia rules OK '
Chairman GEOFF PLUMB

19:30
Tuesday 3rd September
Watford
 updated  The art of constructing timetables
Andy Smith
The talk will give a background into how train timetables are constructed, what makes a good timetable and what are some of the trade offs that a timetable planner needs to make the best use of the increasingly limited capacity on the UK rail network. Andy Smith has 20 years experience in train planning working in freight and in both regional and long distance passenger operations
19:30
Tuesday 1st October
Watford
'St Pancras and the Named Trains of the MML'
A commemoration of the London Extension and the journeys of its named trains '
RAY SCHOFIELD from Bedford

19:30
Tuesday 5th November
Watford
'European Miscellany'
France, Benelux, Austria, Switzerland and Greece mainly in the 80s
ROB FREEMAN

19:30

Watford meetings are held at Beechen Grove Baptist Church, Clarendon Road, Watford WD17 1JJ, commencing at 19.30 (room available from 18.30)

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

last updated: 24/01/19