Events

Indoor meetings

Thursday 2nd April
Milton Keynes
 CANCELLED  Prince of Wales, Brand New Steam for the 21st Century
John Rawlinson
Presented by John Rawlinson on the building of 2007 Prince of Wales a Gresley Class P2 Locomotive, by the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Monday 6th April
Roade
 CANCELLED  More Rambles Across the UK in Steam Days 1962 and 1963
Brian Holland
Joint meeting with the Northampton Branch at Roade
Thursday 7th May
Milton Keynes
High Speed Testing in the UK since 1970
Dave Coxon
Dave Coxon, looks back on his career and developments in railway testing and commissioning since 1970.
Thursday 4th June
Milton Keynes
Vivarail, leading the way with Zero Emission Trains
Adrian Shooter
Presentation by the former boss of Chiltern Railways and now chairman of Vivarail.
Thursday 2nd July
Milton Keynes
40 Years with BR
Terrence Jenner
Terrence Jenner reviews his legal career with British Rail.
Thursday 3rd September
Milton Keynes
A Modern Traction Journey
Paul Chancellor
With Paul Chancellor, member of the RCTS Management Committee and owner of Colour Rail
Thursday 1st October
Milton Keynes
Stratford and Midland Junction Railway
Barry Taylor
With author Barry Taylor. Recounting the fascinating history of this cross-country route from its formation in 1909 to its closure in 1967.
Monday 12th October
Roade
From Railways to Royalty
Jack Boskett
Jack Boskett, well known professional photographer whose work regularly appears in the national press and railway magazines. Joint Meeting with Northampton Branch.
Thursday 5th November
Milton Keynes
Freightliner
Peter Graham
Peter Graham, Rail Strategy Manager, Freightliner talks about the companys current operations and plans for the future.
Thursday 3rd December
Milton Keynes
Branch AGM
The formal business meeting followed by members presentations

Roade meetings are held at Roade Village Hall, Baily Brooks Lane, Roade, commencing at 14.00

Milton Keynes meetings are held at Methodist Church, Silver St., Stony Stratford MK11 1BE, commencing at 19.30 Anyone coming by car should park in Cofferidge Close to the rear of the Chapel from where there is a pathway leading round the side out onto Silver St.

Last updated: 17th March