8 February 2018
Diary of Events
12 February 2018
The history and current state of the USA railroad system, its ownership and operating practices, focussing on the railroads of northern New England and the development of Boston’s urban networks – followed by a pictorial tour.
17 February 2018
East Bedfordshire Model Railway Exhibition
3 & 4 March 2018
Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Exhibition
Royal Leamington Spa College
Warwick New Road
Leamington Spa, CV32 5JE
12 March 2018
Forty Years of Friends - A Personal Perspective
Frank Paterson M.B.E.
Frank will guide us through the last 40 years of the FNRM from its start in 1977.
24 & 25 March 2018
London Festival of Railway Modelling
London, N22 7AY
9 April 2018
The National Railway Museum Film Collection
Associate Archivist - Sound & Vision
Angelique will explore the film collection of the NRM, which holds many fascinating examples of training and promotional films from the early days of cinematography to more recent time.
12 May 2018
South West Herts Model Railway Exhibition
Watford, WD23 2TY
Evening Talks - these are held at:
St Paul's Church,
This is on the west side (Paddington direction) of Marylebone
Station, about 200 yards up Harewood Avenue, left on to Rossmore
Road, and the church entrance is about 50 yards on the left. Bus
numbers 189 (Oxford Circus – Brent Cross) and 139 (Waterloo – West
Hampstead) stop outside the church entrance. The nearest tube
stations are Marylebone Station and Baker Street. Entry is £3 per
head to help cover the meeting cost including tea or coffee which
is available before the meeting. Doors open at 18.15, talks begin
at 18.45 and meetings finish by 20.45. Guests are very welcome.
Outreach Stand Presence - the sales stand carries various goods linked to the NRM. These include books, postcards, posters, greeting cards, calendars etc. Also available is the exclusive collection of prints by Michael Turner which can only be purchased from the South of England Group. If you run an event that has a transport flavour, model railway exhibition, or even craft fair, and would like us to visit, please contact our outreach organiser to see if we can oblige.
Visits - members' visits to special events, often including behind the scenes tours.