Saturday 24th April 2021 – 10.00 to 16.30 (AGM commences at 14:30)

At the Best Western Midland Hotel, Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SQ  Tel: 03330 035443
(Formerly the Hallmark Hotel – directly opposite Derby Railway Station).

Members attending the weekend events can park free of charge at the hotel but should register their vehicle at the hotel reception

Guests and Friends are also welcome to the get-together, but a donation of £2 per person would be appreciated.

This event is organised by  the East Midland Branch of the Society with the support of the Management Committee

The Get-Together will be held in the “Garden Room” and the AGM will be held in the “Edale Room” .

Confirmed Traders:  Contikits, NScaleCH, SRS Sales.  It is hoped that our other usual traders will attend.
In addition there will be a “Bring and Buy” Stall and a Raffle.

Confirmed Layouts:  Cernet (SBB/BLS N),  Combourg (French HO Trolleybus),  Kleine Schweiz (RhB N),   Preuninger Alm (Austrian HOe),  Santa Maria (RhB HOm),  Schweizer Kleinstadt (Swiss Z Gauge),)  Model Postbus Display.

Swiss Railway Films will be shown in the Edale Room throughout the day.

There will be a dinner after the AGM on the Saturday evening. More details and menu later. 

We will be a talk in the Hotel’s Edale Room on the Friday evening commencing at 20:00 by Martin Fisher and David Stevenson entitled:  “All those books – the inside story”.

Hotel Accommodation (per Room).

Single Rooms will cost £46.00 for one night or £90.00 for two nights,     Double Rooms will cost £74.00 for one night or £140.00 for two nights.
Rates include VAT, free Wi-Fi and full English breakfast. 

A table d’hôte dinner will be available on the Friday evening – £22.00 for three courses, booked upon arrival at the hotel. 

To book accommodation please ring 03330 035443 or email: quoting ref: SWIS240421 but please read the note at the foot of this notice first.

The Austrian Railway Group plan to hold their AGM at the Aston Court Hotel, Derby, (across the road from the Midland Hotel) on the same day. It is hoped that Members will be given free admission to the ARG Get-Together on production of their Swiss Railways Society Membership Card and the same for ARG members to our event.

In these uncertain times there can be no guarantee that the event will take place in the format shown above and last minute cancellation or alteration is possible. We do not advise you to book accommodation at the hotel at this time but if you choose to do so please ensure you can cancel without any charge.
This webpage will be updated as information becomes available.


Updated 26th October 2020