The Society has Branches throughout the United Kingdom

Details of Branch Organisers and Meeting are detailed below:


Birmingham

Branch Organiser: Steve Buck

Email: membership@swissrailsoc.org.uk

Venue: Stockland Green Methodist Church, Slade Rd, Erdington, B23 7JH.  Meetings commence at 19:30 on the second Friday of the month from September to May.

Click here for the branch’s web page.

Please note that from the September meeting the starting time will move to 19:30.


May 12th: Paul Russenberger.



Bristol and Bath

Branch Organiser: Roger Ellis

Lammas House, 3 Peacemarsh Farm Close, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4XQ. Tel: 01747835626

Venue: Jack Pugh Room, Bath Scout Headquarters, 7 Grove Street, Bath, BA2 6PJ. Meetings start at 19.30pm.


May 12thh:  Martin Fisher   “Swiss Railways from H onwards”.



East Midlands

Branch Organiser: Glyn Jones

Alpiglen,13 Welland Close, Burton–on-Trent DE15 0AG Tel: 01283 567983

Email: glyn.jones@btinternet.com

Venue: Brunswick Inn, Railway Terrace, Derby (almost opposite Derby Station) at 19:00

Click here for the branch’s web page.


May 25th: Don Wight - Pot Pourri 2..

Sep. 28th: Martin Fisher - Swiss Alphabet - M & N.

Oct. 26th: John Jesson - Toy Fair Trips.

Nov. 30th: Members evening - bring your slides, digital images and videos.



London

Branch Organiser: Jonathan Fisher

10 Runnymede Court, High Street, Egham, Surrey TW20 9AA.  Tel: 01784 435622. Text only 07795 560236

Email: jlf@runnymede-court.com.

Meetings start at 19:00 on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at The Model Railway Club, Keen House, Calshot Street, London N1. (Near Kings Cross Station). Doors open at 18:30 - press lower bell marked “Club”.

It has been decide to return to the old meeting point:- 

The restaurant now appears to be called 'Munchtime' but may well use the old names (Café Plaka and Emporo Pizza) at different times!  What doesn't change is the number -  315 Grays Inn Road.   Paul Russenberger should be there, as usual.


May 10th: Nick Freezer.

Jun. 14th: Members Evening - Countries Adjacent to Switzerland.

Jul. 12th: TBC

Aug. 9th: TBC

Sep. 13th: TBC

Oct. 11th: Neil Wheelwright - TBC/ A Look at Austria.

Nov. 8th: TBC

Dec. 13thj: Paul Russenberger - Annual Quiz.



Manchester

Branch Organiser:

Tel: 0161 748 7850

Venue: Friends’ Meeting House, 6, Mount Street, Manchester. [Behind Central Library.] (Metro – St.Peter’s Square.) Please note that meetings now open at 19:00 for chat etc., presentation starts at 19:30 and meetings close at 21:15. Check our website http://www.swiss.nwrail.org.uk  for further details/changes.

The Manchester Branch are sad to inform you of the death of Josephine Crane. She was one of the founder members of the Manchester  Branch and a staunch supporter of the SRS and all things Swiss.


May 3rd: Presentation by Tomas Cusack.
Jun. 7th:  Through the years - Dave Howsam.
Jul. 5th:  Bernina Story presented by Charlie Hulme.
Aug. 2nd: TBA
Sep. 6th: Switzerland by Rail, Cable and Funicular presented by Geoff Proctor.
Oct. 4th: Nigel Emery presentation.
Nov. 1st: Presented by Mark Grice.
Dec. 6th: Quiz Time+.



 

West Midlands

Branch Organiser: Richard Shaw, email: shawrichard@pobroadband.co.uk Phone 0121 552 5148 (Home) 07804126706 (Mobile).

Meetings are mainly held in Kidderminster Railway Museum on last Wednesday of Month except for June and July when held elsewhere.

Click here for the branch’s web page.


Apr. 26th: David Stevenson - Jawohl bitte!

Aug. 30th: Vacant

Sep. 27th: Ticino this last month prior to and during the opening phase of the new Base tunnel. I would be happy to share those.  Also to vary the evening a little, I can do half the evening on ‘How I built a loco’ an insider’s guide to making model trains.

Oct. 25th: More metre gauge meanderings – Don Gatehouse.

Nov. 29th: Vacant



West of England

Branch organisers: Jonathan Collinge & Rupert Dove-Medows

Email: wofe.branch@swissrailsoc.org.uk

Branch normally meets at 11:15 on the second Saturday of the month from October to May but on the third Saturday in March..

Venue: A new meeting place has now been found and the branch now meets at The Keyberry Hote  l, 17, Kingskerswell Road, Newton Abbot,TQ12 1DQ.

Click here for the branch’s web page.


May 13th or 14th: Annual Outing.

                                            

 

Yorkshire

Branch Organiser: Philip Lockwood. Tel: 0113 2532176 Email: philipwengen@aol.com

All meetings at the Middleton Railway, Engine House, Moor Road, Leeds LS10 2JQ and commence at 13:00

Click here for the branch’s web page with pictures of the barbeque and visit to Ripon & District Light Railway Saturday 11th June 2016.



May  6th:  A Swiss winter wonderland and The Harz mountains by Geoffrey Greer.

Aug. 12th: A Personal View of Australian Railways by Diana and Richard Combs.

Oct. 28th:  An engineer looks at his favourite locomotives. by Paul Russenberger. Please note this will not include any Swiss locomotives!


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