The AGM has been postponed and will take place at the Autumn Meeting. Details to follow.
Annual General Meeting on Saturday 2 May 2020
at Quorn Church Rooms, Church Lane (off Leicester Road), Quorn LE12 8DP (opposite The Quordon Fox pub)
10:00 - Doors open with sales and displays.
11:00 - AGM
12:30 - Lunch break.
14:00 - 'Bridge to the Future and the greater Great Central Railway' by Tom Ingall.
16:00 - Finish
There is limited parking in front of the hall. Further parking is available at The Quorndon Fox.
There are two bus services from Loughborough town centre (1km walk from the railway station) that stop at The Quorndon Fox.
Arriva no.127 from Lemyngton Road, Loughborough, every 15 mins.
Kinchbus no.2 from Baxter Gate, Loughborough, every 30 minutes.
Journey time 10 minutes.
MEETINGS FOR ALL SOCIETIES LISTED BELOW ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The Great Central Railway Society (Sheffield Branch)
The Farm Road Sports & Social Club, Farm Road, Sheffield S2 2TP.
(500m from Sheffield railway station. 300m from Granville Road/Sheffield College tram stop. Nearest bus stop is on Queen's Road.)
To find us - press the door bell to gain entry to the building and then walk through the bar lounge to the events room.
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 2 April 2020 - 'Railways of Mexborough, Swinton & Wath' by John Law.
Thursday 7 May 2020 - 'A Century of Doncaster Station' by Bryan Longbone.
Thursday 4 June 2020 - 'Tinsley and the Modernisation of Sheffield's Railways' by Chris Booth.
Thursday 2 July 2020 - An evening walk: 'A Meadowhall Meander' with Chris Booth. (Meet at Meadowhall station car park 6.30pm.)
NO MEETING IN AUGUST
Thursday 3 September 2020 - 'What Remains of the Great Central Main Line Today?' by David Hanger.
Thursday 1 October 2020 - 'Railways in and around Chesterfield' by Glynn Waite.
Thursday 5 November 2020 - 'More Action from the Lineside' by Alan Burkwood.
Thursday 3 December 2020 - 'Taking Railway Photography to New Heights' by Geoff Griffiths.
Thursday 7 January 2021 - Quiz and Review of 2020.
Thursday 4 February 2021 - 'Isle of Man Transport Extravaganza' by Ken Grainger.
Thursday 4 March 2021 - 'Trains in the Snow' by Les Nixon.
Thursday 1 April 2021 - 'The South Yorkshire Joint Railway' by Bob Gellatly.
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 (email@example.com).
Tuesday 21 April 2020 - 'The Railways of North East Licolnshire' by Paul King.
Tuesday 19 May 2020 - 'The B17 Spirit of Sandringham Project' by Brian Hall.
Tuesday 16 June 2020 - 'The 2020 East Lincolnshire Railway Exhibition' by Mike Fowler.
NO MEETINGS IN JULY AND AUGUST
Tuesday 15 Sept 2020 - 'GWR Broad Gauge' by Ken Grainger.
Tuesday 20 Oct 2020 - 'Steam in and around York: Part 2' by Chris Nettleton.
Tuesday 17 Nov 2020 - 'Mind the Gap - A Look at the London Underground' by Jason Cross.
Tuesday 15 Dec 2020 - 'Scenic Britain by Train' by Stephen Gay.
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 14 April 2020 - 'A Swiss Adventure' by Simon Starr.
Tuesday 12 May 2020 - 'Termini Part 2' by John Cowlinshaw.
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 2 April 2020 - 'The Ecclesbourne Railway' by Eric Boulbee.
Thursday 16 April 2020 - 'The Sea Wall from the 70s to present day' by Lester Hillman.
Thursday 7 May 2020 - 'Hornby Trains' by Simon Kohler.
Sat 16 May 2020 - Model Railway Exhibition at Lutterworth Sports Centre.
Thursday 21 May 2020 - 'The Great Central Railway' by Andy Fillingham
Thursday 4 June 2020 - 'W.J.Bassett Lowke' by Douglas Goddard.
Thursday 18 June 2020 - 'Ten Years at Platform 5' by Robert Pritchard.
Leicester Railway Society
Braunstone Civic Centre, 209 Kingsway, Leicester LE3 2PP.
At 7.30pm on 3rd Tuesday of the month. Some meetings are at 2pm.
Contact: Stephen Hewitt 0798 000 8370 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 22 April 2020 - 'The Tom Lawrence Photographic Collection - Part 2' by Graham Walker.
Tuesday 19 May 2020 - 'A Trip around Leicestershire in the 1960s' by Brian Sadler.
Tuesday 16 June 2020 - 'I Moved it My Way' by Andrew Goodman.
Tuesday 21 July 2020 - Quiz Night by Paul Smith and Stephen Hewitt.
Tuesday 18 August 2020 - Members Night presented by Michael Chapman.
Tuesday 15 September 2020 - 'The ECML in Recent Years' by Stephen Gay.
Tuesday 20 October 2020 - 'Rhapsody in Blue - The Great Northern Railway of Ireland' by Ken Grainger.
Tuesday 3 November 2020 - 'The Midland Mainline' by John Downing.
Tuesday 17 November 2020 - TBA
Tuesday 8 December 2020 - 'A Cine Film Show' by Martin Smith.
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.