Quiz Evening and Summer Social

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

An informal evening with a quiz and short presentations from members' photographs

The Rowland Pitttard Memorial Lecture

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

The Broad Gauge Part 3 Brian Arman

The Broad Gauge Part III

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

by Brian Arman This is the Rowland Pittard Memorial Lecture and before Brian's talk there will be a short appreciation of Rowland's life and his massive contribution to the RCTS right up to his death in early 2020.

East Coast Main Line from London to York

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

Three generations of EC traction at York : a Wikicommons image Stephen returns for his sixth visit to the branch with his own special take on this iconic line, including his unique blend of images and commentary.

John Spencer Gilks in South Wales

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

6643 on the Rambling 56 Rail Tour at Penrhos Junction settling back to Walnut Tree West on 31 July 1965

Camp Coach Holidays on the GWR

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

Mike Fenton

Camp Coach Holidays on the Great Western Railway by Mike Fenton

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

Mike will be developing the themes from his 1999 book on GWR Camping Coaches and exploring the history and development of this holiday brand, including the particular characteristics of the GWR, such as only one coach in each location to give a feeling off exclusivity.

Euston to Carlisle in Steam Days 1958 to 1961

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

David Cross will visit us again to show some more of his father's slides of workings in the west Coast Main Line

The Sustainability of Heritage Railways

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903

Dr Robin Coombes will be presenting the fascinating findings of his doctoral research into the sustainability of heritage railways. Robin has considerable experience of managing in the heritage railway sector and is, inter alia a director of Vintage Trains.   This is change from the earlier programme. This meeting will not be Zoomed.

The Rhaetische Bahn Part 2

SWL Radyr, Cardiff Old Church Rooms / Hen Ysgoldy'r Eglwys, Park Road, Radyr, Cardiff, 07709 993127 or 07963 439903