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Monday 4th December
Birmingham
 Meeting changed from 6th November  '82045 - The Present and the Future'
An update on the Building of the BR Std Class 3 2-6-2T
Chris Proudfoot
1400
Wednesday 6th December
Birmingham
 Additional presentation  'and you thought they were clean - Part 4'
Chris Youett
1400
Monday 11th December
Coventry
'Steam on the Main Line 2017'
David Richards and Karl Jauncey
1930
Monday 8th January 2018
Birmingham
'Members Slide and Digital Contributions'
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1400
Monday 15th January 2018
Coventry
'Branch AGM'
followed by Members Presentations

1930
Monday 5th February 2018
Birmingham
'The Life and Times of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway'
Philip Benham, NYMR Network Operations Advisor
1400
Monday 19th February 2018
Coventry
'Nostalgia of Steam'
Chris Pratt, of Rugby Railway Circle
1930
Monday 5th March 2018
Birmingham
'Freight Trains Around Britain in the 1990s'
Geoff Brockett
1400
Monday 19th March 2018
Coventry
'The Trent Valley Railway'
Robin Mathams of Sutton Coldfield Railway Society
1930
Monday 9th April 2018
Birmingham
'Railways In the Early 1950s'
Robin Mathams
1400
Monday 16th April 2018
Coventry
'Building the new Gresley P2'
John Rawlinson of the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
1930
Monday 21st May 2018
Coventry
'The History of the Old Dalby Test Track'
David Coxon
1930

Coventry meetings are held at "The Maudslay Hotel", 190, Allesley Old Road, Coventry CV5 8GJ, commencing at 19.30 West Midlands Coventry buses 10, 23 and 23C pass the hotel. A donation of £ 2 members / £ 3 non-members is requested.

Birmingham meetings are held at Christ Church Community Hall, Burney Lane, Ward End, Birmingham B8 2AS, commencing at 14.00 The venue is within walking distance of Stechford station, on Network West Midlands's 14/14A and 28/28A and has adequate parking facilities. <b>If the Birmingham meetings are to become a permanent feature of the Branch programme, we will need continued support from members which will influence the decision whether these meetings can continue.</b> A donation of £ 2 members / £ 3 non-members is requested.

Both Society members and non-members are very welcome to attend our meetings

last updated: 02/11/17