The Great Central Railway Society (Sheffield Branch)
The Harlequin, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield S3 8GG.
(Formerly 'The Manchester' as in the Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Rly.)
Car parking nearby at Aizlewood Mills car park on Spitalfields (despite the warning notices!). On bus routes 47, 48 and 53.
for pedestrian routes from Sheffield railway station - a 20 minutes walk.
At 7.30pm on the 1st Thursday of the month.
A donation of £3 requested.
Contact: Ken Grainger 0114 254 0275 or Bob Gellatly 01909 565763.
Thursday 6 December 2018 - 'The Mansfield Railway' by Bill Taylor.
Thursday 3 January 2019 - 'Views from the Signal Box' by Derek Talbot and 'Coal Traffic on the LD&ECR' by Chris Booth.
Thursday 7 February 2019 - ' Around Ireland on the Tree Futt' by Ken Grainger.
Thursday 7 March 2019 - 'The Route of the Master Cutler: Part 2' by Chris Youett.
Thursday 3 April 2019 - 'The West Riding & Grimsby Joint Railway' by John Law. (Postponed from 1 March 2018)
Thursday 2 May 2019 - 'Myanmar Adventure' by Pete Hackney.
Thursday 6 June 2019 - 'Hengist - the Building of a New Clan' by Chris Jones.
Thursday 4 July 2019 - Evening walk - 'A Sheffield Saunter'. Meet at 'The Harlequin' at 6.30pm.
NO MEETING IN AUGUST
Thursday 5 September 2019 - 'Ramblings with a New Camera in 1962' by Brian Holland.
Thursday 3 October 2019 - Talk TBA by David Charlesworth.
Thursday 7 November 2019 - 'What Remains of the Great Central Main Line Today?' by David Hanger.
Thursday 5 December 2019 - 'More Action by the Lineside' by Alan Burkwood.
The Grimsby & Cleethorpes Railway Group
The No.1, Station Approach, Cleethorpes DN35 8AX.
At 7.30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
A donation of £3 requested.
Contact: Stuart Blackbourn 01472 505853 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tuesday 18 December 2018 - 'Woodhead the Lost Railway' by Stephen Gay. (Tickets at £5 available at the Oct. and Nov. meetings.)
Tuesday 15 January 2019 - 'The South Yorkshire Joint Railway' by Bob Gellatly.
Tuesday 19 February 2019 - 'The Railways of Saxony' by Graham Lightfoot.
Tuesday 19 March 2019 - 'A Rhapsody in Blue - The GNR of Ireland' by Ken Grainger.
The 8E Railway Association (Northwich Branch)
The Gladstone Club, Station Road, Northwich CW9 5RB.
At 7.45pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.
Contact: Paul Tench 07790 486 735
Tuesday 11 December 2018 - 'Diesels in the Northern Fells' by Ian Pilkington.
Tuesday 8 January 2019 - AGM and a presentation by Jon Penn.
Tuesday 12 February 2019 - 'Termini Part 1' by John Cowlinshaw.
Tuesday 12 March 2019 - 'Diesel and Electric in the Rail Blue Era' by Roger Sutcliffe.
Tuesday 9 April 2019 - 'Developments at Corwen' by Paul Reynolds.
Tuesday 14 May 2019 - 'Steam in the Snow' by Les Nixon.
Lutterworth Railway Society
United Reformed Church, George Street, Lutterworth LE17 4EF.
At 7.30pm on 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.
Contact: David Hanger 01455 203307
Thursday 6 December 2018 - 'Moving Coal - Part 2' by Tony Bowles.
Thursday 20 December 2018 - 'Woodhead the Lost Route' by Stephen Gay.
Saturday 29 December 2018 - A Travelcard Day Out from Rugby (dep. 08:23).
Thursday 3 January 2019 - 'Tracks and Trains and Tunnels' by Lester Hillman.
Thursday 17 January 2019 - 'LNER A4 Pacifics' by Martin Bloxham.
Thursday 7 February 2019 - Bring a Thing Evening.
Thursday 21 February 2019 - 'Wigston Junction' by John Stevenson.
Thursday 7 March 2019 - AGM and Photo Competition.
Thursday 21 March 2019 - 'British Railways in Transition' by John Clayson.
Thursday 4 April 2019 - 'Brill Tramway and Verney Junction' by Geoff Burton.
Thursday 18 April 2019 - 'The Nostalgia of Steam' by Chris Pratt.
Thursday 2 May 2019 - 'To Scotland for Steam in 1960' by Peter Groome.
Sat/Sun 4/5 May 2019 - Model Railway Exhibition at Lutterworth Sports Centre.
Thursday 16 May 2019 - 'Sheffield Victoria to Nottingham Victoria' by Ken Grainger.
Thursday 6 June 2019 - 'Essex Thameside Railways' by Bob Poole.
Thursday 20 June 2019 - 'Subterranean Railways' by Christian Woolmer.
Everyone will find a warm welcome at any of the meetings listed above.
There will be an admission charge or a donation requested to cover costs.