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CROYDON BRANCH

Branch Chairman: Jeremy Harrison (Acting)       Branch Secretary: Pat Dennison Click to send email
 
Our meetings are held on Thursdays (normally the last of the month),
and take place in the
Primary Room at the United Reformed Church Hall,
Addiscombe Grove, Croydon, CR0 5LP.

This is 3 minutes walk from East Croydon Railway Station, local bus routes and Tramlink,
with car parking available on site.

Meetings start at 19.30 and finish by 22.00
with a break for refreshments.
A collection is made to defray expenses (recommended donation 3.50)
Meetings are open to all with an interest in Railways: visitors are always welcome.

2019

Thursday 31st January A 21st Century Odyssey Part 3: Palermo to Zajta
David Jackman returns to recount more of his travels through Europe, from Sicily to Hungary.


Thursday 28th February 150 Years of St Pancras Station
Lester Hillman comes to tell us the story of arguably London’s best terminus, architecturally speaking, in recent years completely redeveloped.


Thursday 28th March
Branch AGM and Members’ Slides
Your chance to speak out and show off! Both conventional and digital projectors will be available.


Thursday 25th April
Due to urgent family commitments David Kelso has had to postpone his visit. Bob Stonehouse has kindly stepped in with a presentation called 'Bob Stonehouse Entertains'.


Thursday 30th May Named Trains of the Midland Main Line
Ray Schofield brings a commemoration of the Midland Railway’s London Extension, and its named trains.


Thursday 27th June Photos from the Peter Bland Collection
Bryan Cross brings a selection of photographs taken by the late Peter Bland, a frequent visitor to the branch.

Thursday 26th September
The Premier Line
Stuart Dennison returns to relate the story of the London & North Western Railway.


Thursday 31st October The History of French Railways
Michael Bunn comes to tell the story of railways in France, from horse drawn wagons to the TGV.


Thursday 28th November 'No Tube Trains to Bushey', Keith Gower returns to conclude the story of never completed Northern Line extensions, including the designs of architect Charles Holden.

Thursday 19th December
'The Restoration of 34081 92 Squadron', Steve Lacey has been involved with the restoration of 34081 92 Squadron, and comes to tell the story behind its return to steam.

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