Recent Meetings

Friday 17th May 2019
THE RISE, WOBBLE AND FALL OF THE COMMERCIAL LIGHT RAILWAY
George Falkner

Friday 3rd May 2019
52A GATESHEAD AND PERIPHERY
David Dunn

Friday 5th April 2019
THREE DECADES OF CHANGES ON THE FOOTPLATE
Lee Davies

Friday 22nd March 2019
THE BAHAMAS RENAISSANCE
John Hillier

Friday 8th March 2019
15 INCH GAUGE RAILWAYS AND SIR ARTHUR HEYWOOD
Anthony Coulls, NRM

Friday 22nd February 2019
CENTRE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and MEMBERS EVENING

Friday 8th February 2019
DEDICATION TO IAN FALCUS
David Dunn
Friday 25th January 2019
THE RAILWAYS OF TYNE & WEAR – An Aerial View from the early 1980’s
Les Paul

Friday 11th January 2019
ONE MAN’S VIEW OF THE EAST COAST MAIN LINE IN 1961
A collection of pictures from an unknown photographer.
Malcolm Paul

Friday 14 December 2018 CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES
A seasonal social evening of contributions from members and friends including the John Morris Photographic Competition.


Friday 30
November 2018


TWO YEARS IN THE LIFE OF A RAILWAY ENTHUSIAST 1987/88

Malcolm Paul


Friday 16 November 2018
A HISTORY OF RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION IN BRITAIN

Robert Gwynne, Associate Curator, Collections and Research, National Railway Museum


Friday 2 November 2018
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SLEEPER TRAIN

Tom Lloyd


Friday 19 October 2018
THE EAST COAST MAIN LINE IN THE 1970s – a pictorial journey

Trevor Ermel


Friday 5 October 2018 “LETS CELEBRATE”, a look at the 1875, 1925 & 1975 celebrations / Lets celebrate for the SLS

Richard Barber


Friday 21 September 2018

BLYTH AND TYNE PART III:- Newsham to Percy Main, Manors North and Tynemouth incl. Avenue and Collywell Bay Branches

Ed Orwin


Friday 7 September 2018
THE END OF B.R. STEAM TRACTION ON THE MAIN LINE IN 1968

Malcolm Paul

Friday 18 May
2018
ROPE & CHAIN HAULAGE ON RAILWAYS IN BRITAIN

Colin Mountford


Friday 27 April     2018

N.E.R. TYNESIDE ELECTRICS:- A Pictorial Record

David Fraser

Friday 13 April     2018

‘SIGH’ FOR A DELTIC

David Thomas

Friday 23 March  2018

DAS DEUTSCHE REICHSBAHN (D.R) EAST GERMANY 1984 TO 1990

Dr. Ing. Prof. F.W. Hampson

Friday 9 March  2018

HOME AND ABROAD: JOURNEYS WITH MY CAMERA

Ian Britton

Friday 23 February 2018 CENTRE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND MEMBERS’ EVENING

Friday 9 February 2018

TO EUROPE FOR STEAM – WEST GERMANY 1974

Trevor Ermel


COAL TRAFFIC IN THE NORTH EAST DURING THE 60s’ & BRANCH LINES IN THE NORTH EAST DURING THE 50s AND 60s

Alan Brooks


Friday 26 January 2018

SOUTH EAST NORTHUMBERLAND RAIL USER GROUP (SENRUG) UPDATE

Dennis Fancett

Friday 12 January 2018

ISLE OF MAN AT LAST!

Phil Kirkland

Friday 8 December 2017

CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES

A seasonal social evening of contributions from members and friends including the John Morris Photographic Competition.

Friday 24 November 2017

A RECORD FOR POSTERITY – UNDERGROUND HAULAGE AT THORESBY COLLIERY, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, 2015

Colin Mountford

Friday 10 November 2017

A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A RAILWAY ENTHUSIAST – 1986

Malcolm Paul


Friday 27 October 2017

THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NER TYNESIDE ELECTRIFICATION 1890- 1967. Part 6 – A MISCELLANY

Bill Donald

Friday 13 October 2017

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF EARLY STEAM LOCOMOTIVES

Dr. Michael Bailey

A Joint Meeting with The Newcomen Society 

Friday 29 September 2017

BLYTH & TYNE RAILWAY: PART 2 – North of Newsham

Ed Orwin

Friday 15 September 2017

A VISIT TO ALL THE LONDON SHEDS ON A FRIDAY NIGHT!

David Dunn 

Friday 1 September 2017

INTERPRETING THE SOURCES FOR THE OPERATION OF THE DURHAM AND SUNDERLAND RAILWAY, 1836 - 1860

Colin Mountford









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