Milton Keynes [MKY]

Classic West Coast Main Line power, English Electric Type 4 (Class 40) No. 345, passes the reconstruction works of Bletchley Flyover on 7th April 2021. Clive Pepper
Classic West Coast Main Line power, English Electric Type 4 (Class 40) No. 345, passes the reconstruction works of Bletchley Flyover on 7th April 2021. Clive Pepper

Welcome to the Milton Keynes branch pages on the RCTS website. Here you will find details of our meetings that are usually held in Stony Stratford on the first Thursday of the month from March to December (except August) and our on-line Zoom meetings.

Contact details for our Branch Chairman and Secretary are shown below if you have any queries about our branch or meetings.

We are a friendly branch and welcome everyone to our meetings, whether you are an existing RCTS member, interested in joining or just want to see a particular presentation.

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Secretary / Fixtures Secretary

Mark Richards
tel: 01908 520028
7, Parkside, Furzton, Milton Keynes. MK4 1BX

Meeting reports

3rd February 2022: Roaming the Southern Rails from Portsmouth

08 Mar 2022

Presenter: Mark Richards On the 3rd February the Milton Keynes Branch were educated and enlightened about the history and operation of the rail network around Portsmouth by local member Mark…

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6th January 2022: The Metro-Vick Co-Bo Story and East West Rail

23 Jan 2022

Our opening meeting of the new year featured two excellent presentations much enjoyed by an audience of 56 RCTS members from far and wide. Steve Dexter, our chairman, started the…

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Vivarail: designing and building low-emission trains for the UK

07 Oct 2021

Presenter: David Horton Our first indoor meeting for over 18 months saw a healthy attendance of around 20 members enjoy an insightful talk about Vivarail from its Chief Mechanical Engineer,…

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2nd September 2021 · The Great Central Railway – Rapid Travel in Luxury

02 Sep 2021

Presenter: Ray Schofield We were pleased to welcome Ray Schofield to our first meeting after the summer break, attended by an audience of 44 members and non-members over Zoom. Ray…

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1st July 2021 · Wolverton Works and its Royal history – behind closed doors

01 Jul 2021

Presenter: Phil Marsh Phil Marsh, railway consultant, journalist and author delighted an audience of 61 with an inside look at Wolverton Works, its Royal visitors, and trains from 1842 to…

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3rd June 2021 · Stratford upon Avon and Midland Junction Railway

03 Jun 2021

Presenter: Barry Taylor Barry Taylor adapted and made pictorial additions to his presentation “The Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway (SMJR)” to deliver a most enjoyable talk via Zoom on 3rd…

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6th May 2021 · High Speed Testing in the UK since 1970

06 May 2021

Presenter: Dave Coxon We had another healthy attendance of 61 members and non-members at our May meeting to hear from Dave Coxon the fascinating story of high-speed testing on the…

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1st April 2021 · Prince of Wales, New Steam for the 21st Century

01 Apr 2021

Presenter: John Rawlinson John Rawlinson from the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust entertained an audience of 59 at our April meeting, with the story of the project to build a ‘new’…

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4th March 2021 ·

04 Mar 2021

Presenter: Jack Boskett Our March meeting welcomed well-known railway photographer Jack Boskett, who delivered an evening of diverse, interesting, and breath-taking images of the railway and other more esoteric subjects.…

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7th January 2021 ·

07 Jan 2021

Presenters: Steve Dexter, Clive Pepper Our opening meeting of 2021 was attended by an online audience of 36 to receive two excellent presentations. These were delivered by the Branch Chairman,…

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