Railway Observer image submission

Updated guidance has been released on how to submit your photographs for possible inclusion in The Railway Observer. The guidelines are available as a PDF to download. Image guidelines

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2023 Members’ Day and AGM

Retiring Chairman Callum MacLeod (right) shaking hands with Chairman-elect James Milne (left), both flanking President Rev Canon Brian Arman. All are holding an unusual straight nameplate from GWR 6000 Class…

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Two new books

This is a comprehensively illustrated history of the first generation DMUs explaining the background behind their introduction, their workings and later modifications. Coverage is by class and the pictures show…

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Members’ Weekend 2022 report

This year’s Members’ Weekend (and Officers’ Conference) was based at the Novotel in Reading, 21st-23rd October.  We’re pleased to present several visit reports and a selection of photographs taken by…

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Barrow Hill 150+2 Gala

Barrow Hill Roundhouse held its 150+2 Gala 26th-28th August 2022.  The 150th anniversary of the venerable roundhouse had been delayed by Covid, hence the “+2”. The RCTS was pleased to…

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Book launch – The Royal Scots

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of the latest volume in its Locomotives of the LMS series. This book is a detailed history of the LMS Royal Scot…

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Barrow Hill Open Day 2022

Special RCTS Members’ Day – Saturday August 27th 2022 We are excited by the prospects of a stunning Members’ Day on the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday weekend this…

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Members Weekend 2022 – Reading

Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd October 2022 Reading Station from the north side · Image credit: Stuart Hicks We have an exciting programme of events planned for the weekend, including…

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