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Richard Morris
email: cheltenham@rcts.org.uk

Meeting reports

Lansdown Junction in the 1950s

21 Oct 2021

Presenter: Dr Peter Darke On 21st October we welcomed Dr Peter Darke to present his thoughts on “Operations at Lansdown Junction in the 1950s”. Peter had spent time as a student…

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Rail Operations in the U.S.A.

16 Sep 2021

Presenter: Sholto Thomas Our first live meeting for 19 months was a presentation on “Rail Operations in the U.S.A.” by Sholto Thomas. Describing many enjoyable trips to the States, Sholto…

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20th April 2021 · Branch AGM followed by:- “Railway Holidays in the West Country, Part 1 – Cornwall”

20 Apr 2021

Presenter: Stuart Warr We held our Branch AGM, virtually, on 20th April attended by 12 Branch members and 21 guests from other Branches and Societies. Minutes of the previous meeting…

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16th March 2021 · “The Gwili Railway”

16 Mar 2021

Presenter: Iain McCall Iain McCall introduced us to “The Gwili Railway” on 16th March. This standard gauge preservation line in West Wales was the first to get going in the…

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16th February 2021 · “From Platform Bench to Viaduct Maintenance”

16 Feb 2021

Presenter: Phil Deaves “From Platform Bench to Viaduct Maintenance” was the subject for Phil Deaves’ presentation on 16th February. Phil is a Network Planning Manager (Major Projects) working for Great…

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19th January 2021 · “The Honeybourne Line”

19 Jan 2021

Presenter: Bernie Holland We welcomed Bernie Holland from Watford for our January meeting to present “The Honeybourne Line”. Using a collection of images from photographs, slides and digital photography, Bernie…

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24th November 2020 · “Ends of the Lines – part 1”

24 Nov 2020

Presenter: John Cowlishaw John zoomed in, from Wrexham, to our gathering on 24th November with his “Ends of the Lines” presentation. This is a developing work and, acknowledging many of…

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27th October 2020 · “Volunteering on the GWSR”

27 Oct 2020

Presenter: Richard Morris The branch’s first on-line ‘Zoom’ meeting took place on 27th October with 25 members taking part with several being from other branches including our Canadian member. Society…

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18th February 2020 · “Mind the Gap”

18 Feb 2020

Presenter: Jason Cross Our February meeting saw Jason Cross of Leicester giving a splendid presentation on the London Underground. Using a mixture of video and still shots along with many…

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21st January 2020 · “Swiss Travel Wonderland”

21 Jan 2020

Presenter: Sholto Thomas What a magical mystery tour this was covering the 4 corners of that wonderful country. Sholto showed images of all forms of public transport, trains, trams, buses,…

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