There are several other transport related organisations that hold meetings in Edinburgh periodically. A few are listed below with a summary of their specific interests and a link to their website for information about forthcoming meetings. It should be noted that since the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2022/21 some groups have still not restarted face-to-face meetings but use Zoom for on-line talks.
The Light Rail Transit Association is a not–for–profit UK based organisation and has members throughout the world. Free of any trade or political affiliation; it is the world’s leading organisation concerned with the achievement of better public transport through light rail, tramway and metro systems in towns and cities worldwide. Refer to its web site for meeting dates and details.
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society is dedicated to the advancement of Scottish railway heritage. It has the largest collection of railway locomotives, carriages, wagons, equipment and artefacts outside the National Railway Museum. Refer to its web site for meeting dates and details.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is the chartered body for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.
It brings together the five distinct communities of Logistics & Freight Movement, People Mobility, Planning in Transport, Operations and Supply Chain Management and Sustainability & the Global Community and provide specialist activities and multi-sector engagement through their associated forums and policy groups. First established in 1919, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK is a registered charity and part of the CILT international family with over 33,000 members in countries across the world.
The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society is Britain’s leading organisation for people interested in all aspects of railways past, present and future and is highly regarded by both professional railway people and enthusiasts, a position it has held since its formation in 1928.
The RCTS Scotland branch has restarted meetings – also in the Quaker Meeting House.