13th June 2016:
The report and photos of the 2016 AGM are now available in the “Members Area”, the 2017 AGM will be held on the 11th March 2017 again at the Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby, Further updated details are here.
Ron Smith has found the following link to this site which has loads of great photos: http://www.bahnbilder-
8th February 2016:
The 2016 Nuremburg Toy Fair Report can now be seen in the “Members Area”
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The Swiss Railways Society was formed in 1980 for the purpose of bringing together those interested in Swiss Railways, but over the years has attracted those with a liking for other forms of transportation such as trams, boats cable cars and funicular railways. Our numbers include many whose technical knowledge is slight but whose love of Switzerland and its railways bring them comfortably into contact with the historically and technically minded member as well as model makers at all levels of experience. For details of membership click here.
The September issue of Swiss Express includes the following features:
Page last updated 25th September 2016
Please note that the Society can now accept credit and debit card payments for Membership or Sales transactions via PayPal or by on-
Swiss Travel Centre -
Some of the Society’s Branches now have their own web page. See the Branches page for more details.
The September issue of Swiss Express was dispatched to members at the end of August.
The 2017 AGM and Spring Meet will be held on the 11th March 2017 at the Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby.
More details are available here.
24th July 2016:The EGM was held at the Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby on 23rd July 2016. The voting, including postal votes, was as follows: 316 in favour, 2 against and 1 abstention. The proposal was therefore overwhelmingly carried and the Society will convert to a Company Limited by Guarantee on 1st January 2017. A copy of the updated Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Society are available in the Members Area.
Access to the Members Area is restricted to 2016 Members only. Your logon details are printed in the current issue of Swiss Express and your password is printed on your 2016 membership card.
Society Contacts -
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The SRS Sales Stand will be attending various events this year for details please click here.
Orders are now being taken for the Society 2017 Calendar. The price is £10.50 in the UK and £14.00 for the rest of the world.
We now have the latest Perren Cabride DVDs in stock, titled “ Furka Bergstrecke” it covers the preserved railway between Realp and Oberwald in both directions on a single DVD lasting over 2 hours 40 minutes. The price is £19.00 and it is available now from SRS Sales.
25th September 2016:
Members are reminded that a new series of “Great Continental Railway Journeys” started last week on BBC2 on Tuesdays at 21:00. The next episode on Tuesday 27th September features Switzerland and is called Zermatt to Lake Geneva. The Society were asked for assistance with this programme and information was provided to the production team by Malcolm Bulpitt and Bryan Stone. Whether this information was used we do not know, but we may know more on Tuesday after we have seen the programme.