Bedford Branch

Chairman: Bill Davies
Secretary: Geoff Biggs Click to E-mail


In normal circumstances, 13 meetings are held each year at 19:30 - 22:00 in
St Johns Church Hall, St John’s Street, Bedford, MK42 0DL
(unless otherwise stated)

Admission £1.00 Members, £2.00 Non-members (includes free tea or coffee).  Refreshments are served at half-time
You can buy new and second-hand books and other items at all indoor meetings.


Meetings Programme 2021

From September, we plan to resume physical meetings

17th August

Trip to Corby with Bill Davies
(Details to be advised)

7th September

My Early Days at Top Shed part 2 [postponed from 2020]
John Morgan continues the fascinating tale of his early career.

5th October

Stratford-upon-Avon & Midland Jnc Rly.  (The Railways of Northampton part 5)
Barry Taylor continues the exploration of the neighbouring county.

19th October

AGM + Peter Crossman’s B&W photographs of BR steam
Our annual outbreak of democracy, with guest speaker.

2nd November

North Staffordshire Railway part 2, by Brian Sullivan & Tommy Tomalin
Part II covers the line from Derby to Crewe via Stoke and Uttoxeter and the Harecastle diversions north of Stoke. in part I we went to Leek Brook Junction and took the line round to Caldon Low; in part II we continue from Leek Brook Junction to North Road on the Stoke – Macclesfield line.

7th December

Railway Photography - a Different Point of View
Steve Sedgwick capture images no one else does - or dares to, of trains and workers in all weathers and at all times of day

21st December

Christmas Meeting
Frank Banfield shows more films from his extensive collection

Bedford Past Meetings
Summaries of Past Meetings