Scotland [SCT]

Glenfinnan Viaduct by Laura Hurn · Image credit: Network Rail
Glenfinnan Viaduct by Laura Hurn · Image credit: Network Rail

Dates for your diaries

Covid rules permitting

Perth Model Railway Show ~ a celebration of model railways

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June 2022

Show Poster- 04 04 22

What's on

Venues

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Contacts

Secretary
Richard Thorburn
tel: 0131 623 3137 Mobile: 07774 066009
email: scotland@rcts.org.uk
2 Tryst Park, Hunter's Tryst, Fairmilehead, Edinburgh, EH10 7HD

Chairman

Kenneth M Falconer

Web Co-ordinator

Ronnie McAdam
email: scotlandweb@rcts.org.uk

Meeting reports

Railways around Edinburgh

10 Mar 2022

Our March meeting “Railways around Edinburgh”, was presented by Branch Chairman Ken Falconer. Starting at St Leonards, we journeyed via Duddingston, North Leith, South Leith & Leith Central stations, Seafield,…

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The Story of Wormit and the Tay Bridge Disaster

12 Feb 2022

  Our February meeting “The Story of Wormit and the Tay Bridge Disaster”, was presented by Charlie Armstrong. Sensible learned men agree the three main causes of the Tay Bridge…

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Photographic Review of 2020 and 2021

15 Jan 2022

Keith Sanders with the presentation “Photographic Review of 2020 and 2021”, headlined our first public meeting since March 2020. Covid constrained Keith’s photography, 720 images being recorded in 2019, 221…

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25th January 2020 · ‘Photographic Review of 2018 and 2019’

25 Jan 2020

Presenter: Keith Sanders Our well-attended January meeting featured Keith Sanders with the presentation “Photographic Review of 2018 and 2019”. The attendees witnessed a collection of images in chronological order. 2018…

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12th December 2019 · ‘A Walk Along the Balerno Branch’

12 Dec 2019

Presenter: Kenny Williamson Our December meeting produced a healthy attendance to view the presentation “A walk along the Balerno Branch”, with Kenny Williamson. The 6 mile Balerno Branch, opened in…

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21st November 2019 · ‘Annual General Meeting & Members Presentations’

21 Nov 2019

The meeting was attended by a number of members. The business was transacted relatively quickly, the increased Branch membership level resulting from the Free Membership offer during 2018 being generally…

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14th November 2019 · ‘From the Caledonian Railway Archive’

14 Nov 2019

Presenter: Alistair Maclean Our well-attended November meeting featured Alistair Maclean with the presentation “From the Caledonian Railway Archive”. The archive comprises paper & similar items, including articles, photographs, transparencies and…

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11th April 2019 · The North British Loco Company at War

11 Apr 2019

Presenter: John Ross Our well-attended April meeting featured John Ross from Elgin with the presentation “The North British Loco Company at War”. The company history, Neilson/Neilson Reid, Dubs & Sharp…

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14th March 2019 · “Sketching Scotland by Rail”

14 Mar 2019

Presenter: Leo Du Fu. Our March meeting saw a healthy turnout for the presentation “Sketching Scotland by Rail”, by artist Leo Du Fu. Mr Du Fu is Artist in Residence…

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9th February 2019 · ‘Electrification of the E & G route”,

09 Feb 2019

Presenter: Dr.Ann Glen Our February meeting saw a very healthy turnout for the presentation “Electrification of the E & G route”, by Dr Ann Glen. EGIP [Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme]…

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19th January 2019 · ‘Building Scotland’s best railway

19 Jan 2019

Presenter: Alex Hynes, Scotrail Alliance Our January meeting saw a very large turnout for the presentation “Building Scotland’s best railway”, from Alex Hynes, MD of the Scotrail Alliance, a partnership…

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