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by windsor_lad
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Brilliant Members Week End in Bournemouth
Replies: 1
Views: 1504

Re: Brilliant Members Week End in Bournemouth

The food was very good especially the Saturday evening dinner which I reckon was the best in many years.
by windsor_lad
Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: BINDING THE RO
Replies: 2
Views: 1898

BINDING THE RO

I have been using DJ Bookbinders to bind my ROs for many years, they do a pretty good job. Unfortunately, the proprietor, Dave Roberts is retiring.next year so I may have to look for an alternative bookbinder. Can anyone suggest an alternative, preferably one that they have used and are happy with t...
by windsor_lad
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL
Replies: 147
Views: 179285

Re: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL

The ropostbox@rcts.org.uk email address can now be used - it has been forwarded from Robert's new Hotmail address.

ALAN COOKE
by windsor_lad
Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Free Membership for 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 4006

Re: Free Membership for 2018

For the RCTS to have a long term future it is imperative that we recruit new members. The size of the membership is also important to individual members as the more members we have the better chance the Society has of maintaining membership rates at an affordable level, as our fixed costs remain the...
by windsor_lad
Tue May 15, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: AS OTHERS SEE US
Replies: 0
Views: 1798

AS OTHERS SEE US

The item below was taken from Twitter. As promised here is an H Priestley photo of a RCTS excursion at Garthorpe on 24 Sept 1958 (well before your time!). A lively scene, clearly the RCTS were not confined to the platform like ordinary passengers. Both the RCTS and the LCGB were notorious for bad ?t...
by windsor_lad
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Size of the RO
Replies: 16
Views: 10294

Re: Size of the RO

There will be no change to the size of the RO in 2018.
There will be no change to the size of the RO unless a majority of the membership approve of the larger format.
by windsor_lad
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL
Replies: 147
Views: 179285

Re: RAILWAY OBSERVER CHANNEL

John239 - you are full of ideas but do you want to become involved to see them through.

We continue to look for new volunteers so any help would be gratefully received.
by windsor_lad
Sat May 06, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RO INDEX
Replies: 13
Views: 13273

Re: RO INDEX

This is a reminder that printed copies of the 2016 RO index are avaible from: --
ALAN COOKE
60 HAYSE HILL
WINDSOR
SL4 5SZ
upon receipt of C5 sized SAE.

Additionally a limited number of corrected 2015 indexes are also available form Alan.
by windsor_lad
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RO INDEX
Replies: 13
Views: 13273

Re: RO INDEX

Printed copies of the 2016 Index are now available by post form the Branch Liaison Secretary Alan Cooke. Members are requested to include a C5 size SAE.

Alternatively they can be collected from Vron Cooke at the AGM.
by windsor_lad
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: South Western franchise
Replies: 4
Views: 3995

Re: South Western franchise

The new operators have announced that they will be known as LSWR -- London and South Western Railway - a familiar name to many.

So these days even company names get recycled.