Public meetings suspended due to Covid-19 Pandemic – refer to organisation website for current activities (updated 21/01/2021)
Admission to all meetings is free and is open to all, whether members or non-members. A collection is made to help defray room hire costs. EDINBURGH Meetings organised in conjunction with The Railway Correspondence & Travel Society (RCTS) and are held on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm or Saturday afternoons at 2.30pm in the Meeting Room, Quaker Meeting House 7 Victoria Terrace Edinburgh EH1 2JL Organisers - Vacant (SRPS) Richard Thorburn (RCTS) Tel: 07774 066009 Thursday 10 October 2019 Cine Films from the 1960s W Stuart Sellar Stuart shows some of his fascinating footage taken by himself on Britain’s railways. Thursday 14 November 2019 From the Caledonian Railway Association Archive Alistair Maclean A look at images held in the large CRA Archive, featuring locomotives, stations and more. Thursday 12 December 2019 A Walk Along the Balerno Branch Kenny Williamson An illustrated look at this Edinburgh suburban line. Saturday 25 January 2020 A Review of 2018-2019 Keith Sanders A renowned photographer displays more of his images taken over the last couple of years. Saturday 8 February 2020 Railway Rambles Bob Cleary A selection of images taken over many years. Thursday 12 March 2020 Steam in Northumbria and the Waverley Route in the 1950s and 1960s Ian McInnes A look at railways in the areas around the Scotland / England border. Thursday 9 April 2020 The Story of Wormit and the Tay Bridge Disaster Charlie Armstrong New information comes to light on the disaster and its causes, and various accidents at Wormit. MOTHERWELL All meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm in the Vestry Hall, Holy Trinity Church Avon Street Motherwell ML1 3AD Ramped access is available from Crawford Street, just below the church. Organisers - Fred Landery Tel: 01698 457777 Alistair Maclean Tel: 01698 263814 Tuesday 8 October 2019 Sixty Years Behind the Camera – part 2 Keith Sanders A renowned photographer displays more of his fine images. Tuesday 12 November 2019 A Creative Tourist Eclipses the Scouts David Hall & Hamish Stevenson An illustrated account of Sam Wood’s collection of material from CTAC Tours, Leyburn Excursions, Scout Rail Cruises. Tuesday 10 December 2019 NBLs and Electrostars Jim Watson An itinerant PWay Engineer's reflections on constructing a UK railway in South Africa and on main line steam around Johannesburg. Tuesday 14 January 2020 Through the Lens of Iain Gilbert Alistair Maclean A look at some of Iain’s varied collection of images during his travels throughout Great Britain. Tuesday 11 February 2020 The Benhar Road David Hall & Hamish Stevenson A collection of images taken by various photographers of the line from Uddingston Junction to Edinburgh Princes Street. Tuesday 10 March 2020 The Story of Wormit and the Tay Bridge Disaster Charlie Armstrong New information comes to light on the disaster and its causes, and various accidents at Wormit.