SCRS Outing 2015

Sutton Coldfield Railway Society

SCRS Outing 2016
Meetings -
  • Meetings every Thursday from 7.45pm until 10.00pm.
  • We have a programme of talks and presentations covering all aspects of railway operations old and new, British and overseas.
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  • We have a monthly test track evening for members to run trains and exchange modelling ideas, or simply have a chat.
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  • We hold an annual photographic competition and organise visits to preserved railways and other sites of interest.
    See our Diary pages for a year in the life of the Society.

Forthcoming programme

7th MarTrack Night & Chit Chat (Members)
14th MarBritish Mainline Derailments, Part 2 (Bill Lee GS)
More from Bill who has spent the last 30 years as a recovery engineer for Network Rail and its predecessors.
21st MarNot Mine (Dick Coghlan M)
Dick returns with a selection of slides he has acquired and digitally remastered. Always entertaining!
28th MarThe Annual General Meeting
Details will be circulated to members nearer the time. Please note that this event is open to Ordinary and Senior members only.
4th AprTrack Night & Chit Chat (Members)
11th AprilArchived British Transport Films (Keith Bullock GS)
A further selection from Keith's superb 16mm collection.
18th AprilRailways in a Cornish Landscape (Stephen Gay GS)
Stephen's first visit to SCRS is a photographic record of his exploration of the railways of Cornwall, accompanied by his faithful German Shepherd dog!
25th AprilExhibition Preparation & the Presentation of the 2019 Photographic Competition Awards.
27th/28th AprilSCRS Model Railway Exhibition
2nd MayTrack Night & Chit Chat (Members)
9th MayThe Tom Lawrence Collection (Graham Walker GS)
Graham returns with part 4 of this collection of late 50’s and 60’s railway photographs.
16th MayThe Last Days of Steam on BR (David Postle GS)
A further selection from the Kidderminster Railway Museum collection, with an expert presenter.
23rd MayRamblings around the UK 1962/3 (Bryan Holland GS)
The second instalment of Bryan's collection.
30th MayO. Winston Link and the Norfolk & Western Railway (Bob Gellatly GS)
Link was a professional photographer, known for his book 'Steam, Steel and Stars', featuring steam locos on the N&WR in the late 1950s. Bob includes a brief history of the railway, and some of Link’s photo and audio work.
1st-4th JuneFour Day Trip to the South East (Members)
6th JuneTrack Night & Chit Chat (Members)
13th JuneNorth, South, East & West - Then and Now (Robin Mathams M)
A selection of slides, digital photos, and AV presentations, from a master photographer.
20th JuneB & W Images of West Mids Steam (Phil Stevens GS)
Phil, a first time visitor to SCRS, will show photos dating from between early to mid 1960's.
27th JuneCounty Donegal Joint N.G. Railway (Ken Grainger GS)
Ken returns with a presentation featuring Ireland's most extensive narrow gauge railway in it’s final decade of operation, the 1950s.
4th JulyTrack Night & Chit Chat (Members)

Want to find out more about the Society?

We welcome all enquiries so please come along to St James Church Centre, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield at 7.45pm any Thursday evening and sample a club evening for yourself.

Parking - There is a small car park on the left of the Church Centre and a larger one behind which can be accessed by the drive to the right of the front of the hall.

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