Welcome to the RCTS Ipswich Branch founded in 1981. The branch meets every month between
September and May on a Monday afternoon or evening depending on the time of year.
Entrance to meetings is free for members(discretionary donation appreciated)and an invited
donation of £3.50 for non members. Free light refreshements are available during the interval and
a raffle is held. The branch sales stand will also be present. There is limited parking at our meeting
venue but alternative parking is available on adjacent streets.
The branch sales stand also attends local exhibitions and toyfairs.
Everyone will be made very welcome at all our meetings.
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Dave Beecroft 48 Cloverlands, COLCHESTER, Essex CO4 0QE
On 13 March Society President,Canon Reverend Brian Arman presented Swindon Works-The Hawksworth Years until closure. Frederick Hawksworth succeeded Charles Collett as CME at Swindon Works in 1941 until 1949 and…Read More
On 9 December the branch held its AGM and the treasurer reported a healthy set of accounts and recommended that membership donations at meetings be reduced. This was accepted and…Read More
Presenter: Geoff King Our speaker on 4 December was Geoff King to present East Midlands Memories Collection. The history and development of the routes in the Leicester Area was described…Read More
Presenter: David MacLean Our guest on November 11th David MacLean, a retired senior signalling engineer, presented 50 years of Scottish Railways Part 3. The History of the Highland main line…Read More
Presenter: Hugh Smith On 6th November our guest was Hugh Smith to present Lt. Col Holman F. Stephens-The Man and his Empire. He was born in 1868 and trained as…Read More
Presenter: Geoff Plumb On 9 September our guest was Geoff Plumb to present ‘That Was the Year That Was-1963′. After seeing childhood family images, it was clear how his enthusiasm…Read More
Presenter: John Chalcraft The images were mainly black and white from 1952 to the mid-sixties and showed the rail network countrywide, including some of the secondary and rural routes such…Read More
Rev Canon Brian Arman (Bristol) On March 11th Society President Brian Arman paid a return visit to present Swindon Works-The Golden Years plus(1914 onwards) . We started with The Trip,…Read More