The Autumn Meeting
Saturday 13 October 2018
Venue and programme to be announced. This will be by pre-purchased ticket only.
Details will be published in the June issue of Forward.
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 7 June 2018 - A railway walk around Retford. Meet at Retford station at 18:30. Connecting trains from Sheffield arrive at 18:25 and depart at 21:03 (the limited stop "Retford Rocket").
Thursday 5 July 2018 - 'More Changing Scenes on the Railway' by Geoff Griffiths.
NO MEETING IN AUGUST
Thursday 6 September 2018 - 'Around South Yorkshire and the North Midlands' by Ashley Shimwell.
Thursday 4 October 2018 - 'The Hill Railways of India' by Mike Fish.
Thursday 1 November 2018 - 'More Action by the Lineside' by Alan Burkwood.
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)
The Great Central Railway Society (London Branch)
Contact: Richard Butler 01525 372487 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: Dennis Parkinson 0770 203 4455 (email@example.com).
Tuesday 19 June 2018 - 'Capital Shed Bashing in the 1960s' by Peter Groome.
NO MEETINGS IN JULY AND AUGUST
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
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 7 June 2018 - 'Route of the South Yorkshireman' by Martin Bromley.
Thursday 21 June 2018 - 'A Look at the GCR Heritage Railway over the Years' by Ian Pettit.
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.