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Contacts

Chairman and Secretary
Malcolm Hammond
email: darlington@rcts.org.uk
The Garths, Bullamor, Northallerton, DL6 3QP

Fixtures Secretary – Newcastle upon Tyne

Malcolm Snowball
tel: 07759 290662
email: rctsnewcastle@gmail.com
3 Dymock Court, Tudor Grange, Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 2FH

Fixtures Secretary – Darlington

Jim Sedgwick
tel: 01609 772115
email: darlingtonfixtures@rcts.org.uk
Brick House Farm, Danby Wiske Road, Northallerton, North Yorks DL6 2NT

Meeting reports

13th May 2021 · The Old Gentleman’s Saloon from “The Railway Children“

13 May 2021

Presenter: Chris Lawson Chris Lawson concluded Newcastle’s season of talks in fine style when he presented, The Old Gentleman’s Saloon from “The Railway Children” on Thursday 13th May to an…

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8th April 2021 · Cromford and High Peak Railway, Part Two

09 Apr 2021

Presenter: Brian Sullivan Our eleven months’ extra wait for this talk was very worthwhile when 52 members and guests finally enjoyed Brian Sullivan’s “return” to Newcastle on Thursday 8th April…

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11th March 2021 · How I Became A Railway Author

11 Mar 2021

Presenter: Colin Alexander Colin Alexander did Newcastle proud on Thursday 11th March by volunteering at the E.G.M. to take over as Branch Secretary, following which he presented, “How I Became…

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11th February 2021 · The Rise, Wobble and Fall of the Commercial Light Railway, Part One

11 Feb 2021

Presenter: George Falkner George Falkner presented “The Rise, Wobble and Fall of the Commercial Light Railway, Part One” to a 60 strong Zoom audience based in Newcastle on Thursday 11th…

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14th January 2021 · From Stone Blocks to Apps – The Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership

14 Jan 2021

Presenter: Fiona Forsythe (TVCRP) TVCRP’s Fiona Forsythe resumed Newcastle’s talks on Thursday 14th January presenting, “From Stone Blocks to Apps – The Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership,” to a 40+…

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13th March 2020 · The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

13 Mar 2020

Presenter: Noel Coates Noel Coates presented “The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway” to a Newcastle audience of 22 on Thursday 12th March. Starting with the large, tiled map of the system…

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Newcastle 13th February 2020 · Prince of Wales – Brand New Steam for the 21st Century

13 Feb 2020

Presenter: David Elliott David Elliott, the A1SLT’s Director of Engineering, presented “Prince of Wales – Brand New Steam for the 21st Century” at Newcastle on 13th February to the season’s…

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Newcastle 9th January 2020 · North East Photographers Visit Scotland, Part One, Newcastle to Aberdeen

09 Jan 2020

Presenter: Richard Barber Richard Barber presented North East Photographers Visit Scotland, Part One, Newcastle to Aberdeen, to a Newcastle audience of 28 on Thursday 9th January. Using images mainly from…

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Newcastle 12th December 2019 · Stately Trains and the Autocar

12 Dec 2019

Presenter: Stephen Middleton Stephen Middleton, Chairman of the NER 1903 Electric Autocar Trust, presented “Stately Trains and the Autocar” to 24 members and visitors at Newcastle on 12th December. Starting…

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Newcastle 14th November 2019 · A Record for Posterity: Underground Haulage at Thoresby Colliery, Nottinghamshire 2015

14 Nov 2019

Presenter: Colin Mountford Colin Mountford presented “A Record for Posterity: Underground Haulage at Thoresby Colliery, Nottinghamshire, 2015” at November 14th’s meeting in Newcastle, having been privileged to make an underground…

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Newcastle 10th October 2019 · Rail Baltica – a Look at the Railways and Developments in Eastern Europe

10 Oct 2019

Presenter: Phil Kirkland On Thursday 10th October, Phil Kirkland spent his final evening before retirement after 47 years’ continual railway service presenting “Rail Baltica – a look at the railways…

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Newcastle 3rd October 2019 · Newcastle Branch AGM and Members’ Night

03 Oct 2019

Seventeen members attended the North East Branch (Newcastle) A.G.M. on Thursday 4th October, 30% more than last year. Newcastle’s and Darlington’s independent administrations have functioned successfully over the last twelve…

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Newcastle 12th September 2019 · An Introduction to the Maryport and Carlisle Railway

12 Sep 2019

Presenter: Mike Peascod The Cumbrian Railways Association’s Mike Peascod began Newcastle’s indoor season on 12th September in fine style when he presented, “An Introduction to the Maryport and Carlisle Railway”…

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Newcastle 9th May 2019 · A DMU Miscellany

09 May 2019

Presenter: Robert Warburton Robert Warburton’s talk, “A D.M.U. Miscellany”, most ably concluded the Newcastle Branch indoor meeting programme on Thursday 9th May. As the prime movers for the country’s secondary…

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