Ipswich [IPS]


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Bev Steele
tel: 01449 677244
email: ipswich.branch@rcts.org.uk
40 Polstead Close, Stowmarket IP14 2PJ


Dave Beecroft
48 Cloverlands, COLCHESTER, Essex CO4 0QE

Meeting reports

13th January 2020 · ‘The Harwich Branch’

13 Jan 2020

Presenter: Dave Goodyear On January 13th our guest was Dave Goodyear to present The Harwich Branch. The eleven mile route from Manningtree to Harwich, now promoted as ‘The Mayflower Line’…

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9th December 2019 · ‘Branch AGM & Members’ Presentations’

09 Dec 2019

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…

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4th December 2019 · ‘East Midlands Memories Collection’

04 Dec 2019

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…

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11th November 2019 · ’50 Years of Scottish Railways – Part 3′

11 Nov 2019

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…

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6th November 2019 · ‘Lt. Col. Holman F. Stevens – The Man and His Empire’

06 Nov 2019

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…

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14th October 2019 · ‘T’ebay – Part 2’

14 Oct 2019

Presenter: Dave Pearce On 14th October we welcome back Dave Pearce from Norwich for the second instalment of his T’eBay presentations. All the images were sourced from the web-based eBay…

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9th September 2019 · ‘That Was the Week, That Was – 1963’

09 Sep 2019

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…

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8th April 2019 · ‘West Country in 1960s and1970s’

08 Apr 2019

Presenter: John Cashen On April 8th , John Cashen presented his talk “West Country in 1960s and 1970s” comprising steam and diesel in black and white and colour. His talk…

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4th April 2019 · ‘A Tribute to the Late Hugh Ballentyne’

04 Apr 2019

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…

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11th March 2019 · Swindon Works -The Golden Years- Plus [From 1914]

11 Mar 2019

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,…

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