Observation Evening at Reading

Solent Branch Observation Evening at Reading Station was attended by 3 members from 14:50 until 19:05 with a Thames Valley, soon to be Solent member, from 16:30. We seated ourselves…

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Colorado Adventure

The final indoor meeting of the 2021/22 season on 18 May was Colorado Adventure by David Brace. David set the scene by reminding us that the state capital, Denver, is…

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6 Decades of Photographing Steam

For their April meeting the Solent Branch welcomed Tony Storey to give a presentation on 6 decades of photographing steam. The first section of the presentation was concerned with BR…

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Highlights of the 1980’s

The March meeting of the Solent Branch was a presentation by member Mark Greening on the 1980s in the south of England. We began by looking at new stock introduced…

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Railway Allsorts

The guest speaker at the Solent Branch for their February meeting was Ken Mumford who gave a presentation shown under the title of Railway Allsorts. Ken is a Welshman, so…

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Solent Branch AGM

The branch held its annual general meeting on 26 January. The committee elected to serve for the coming year were John Godfrey (Chairman and Secretary), Peter Ifold (Treasurer), Dave Doulton…

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Gosling’s Gallivants

Paul Gosling’s presentation to our meeting on 19 January was Gosling’s Gallivants in which he gave an account of his transport related activities in the last full year before life…

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Members Photographs

Our December meeting consisted on members’ slides and digital images with contributions from 9 members. Eric Nicholass commenced the evening’s proceedings with a selection of slides of London Underground stock,…

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