The Friends of the
National Railway Museum

South of England Group
Vice Presidents: Sir William McAlpine Bt, FRSE, FCIT, FRSA; Richard Hardy

Last Update

13 January   2017

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Diary of Events



13 February 2017
Evening Talk
The History Of The Pullman Car
Mike Hudson

18 February 2017
Outreach Stand
East Bedfordshire Model Railway Exhibition
Stratton School
Eagle Farm Road,
Biggleswade, SG18 8JB

4 - 5 March 2017
Outreach Stand
Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Exhibition
Royal Leamington Spa College,
Warwick New Road,
Leamington Spa, CV32 5JE

13 March 2017
Evening Talk
Britain on Film: Railways
a major new collection of rare archive films charting the history of the UK's railways
for details see:

25 - 26 March 2017
Outreach Stand
London Festival of Railway Modelling
Alexandra Palace
N22 7AYY

10 April 2017
Evening Talk
The First Year Of Running Flying Scotsman
Noel Hartley,
Rail Ops Manager NRM

29 April - 1 May 2017
Outreach Stand
Rushden Cavalcade
Bedford Road,
Rushden, Northants
NN10 0SN


Evening Talk - these are held at:

St Paul's Church,
Rossmore Road,

starting at 6:45pm, doors open at 6.15 pm. Click here for a Map. For details please contact our Meetings Organiser, especially if you would like to give a talk to the group.

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.