Page last updated  24th February 2020

The Society has Branches throughout the United Kingdom

Details of Branch Organisers and Meeting are detailed below and now appear in Railway and Continental Modeller magazines:


Bristol and Bath

Branch Organiser:  James Henderson
20 Bloomfield Avenue, Bath BA2 3AB
Venue: Jack Pugh Room, Bath Scout Headquarters, 7 Grove Street, Bath, BA2 6PJ. Meetings start at 19.30pm. Non-members are welcome at these meetings.
We ask for a donation of £2 to help cover the cost of room hire.

Mar. 13th: Roger Payne – Swiss Mélange.
Apr. 17th: Roger Ellis – The Vorarlberg, Vienna and to Amsterdam by Eurostar.   (SRS AGM at Derby on Saturday 4th April).
May 8th: Paul Russenberger – “This and that, here and there, now and then – but mainly Switzerland”.

East Midlands

Branch Organiser: Glyn Jones
Alpiglen,13 Welland Close, Burton–on-Trent DE15 0AG Tel: 01283 567983
Venue: Brunswick Inn, Railway Terrace, Derby (almost opposite Derby Station) at 19:00
Click here for the branch’s web page.

Mar. 26th: This and That, and a Bit of the Other – Glyn Jones
Apr. 3rd: Pre AGM Meeting – All those books – the inside story – Martin Fisher and David Stevenson. This meeting will be held at the Hallmark Midland Hotel starting at 20:00
May 28th: Whiskers on Kittens – Rob Morrey
Sep. 24th: Early Days – Austria – John Jesson.
Oct. 29th: Pot Pourri 5 – Don Wight.
Nov. 26th: Members evening – bring your slides, digital images and videos.


Branch Organiser: Jonathan Fisher
10 Runnymede Court, High Street, Egham, Surrey TW20 9AA.  Tel: 01784 435622. Text only 07795 560236
Meetings start at 19:00 on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Meditation Room, YMCA Kings Cross 1, 120 Cromer Street, London WC1.
Map and directions are available from the YMCA Kings Cross web site: For a map of directions click here.
There will be the chance to meet up with members for a  chat before the meeting from 18:00.  The YMCA Cafe has now closed but you can bring your own food or there is an excellent Fish and Chip Shop nearby.

Mar. 11th: Swiss alphabet – Martin Fisher’s digital slide collection.
Apr. 15th: To Be Arranged.
May 13th: To Be Arranged.
Jun. 10th: To Be Arranged


Branch Organiser:
Venue: Friends’ Meeting House, 6, Mount Street, Manchester. [Behind Central Library.] (Metro – St.Peter’s Square.) Please note that meetings now open at 18:45 for chat etc.although the room is available to  us anytime after 18:00.  The presentation starts at 19:15 and meetings close shortly before 21:00. Please note the time changes. Check our website:  for further details/changes.

Mar. 6th: Phil Donbavand – RhB Green turns to Red.
Apr. 1st:  Dave Howsam  –  Great Rail Journey Highlights.
May 6th:  Graham Neve’s 1985 Journey presented by Charlie Hulme
Jun. 3rd:  Tomas Cusack presentation.
Jul. 1st:    TBA
Aug. 5th: TBA
Sep. 2nd: Nigel Emery presents “The Really Good Photo Show!”
Oct.  7th: TBA
Nov. 4th: TBA
Dec. 2nd:  Christmas Quiz/Presentation.

West Midlands

Branch Organiser: Richard Shaw, email:,  Phone 0121 552 5148 (Home) 07804126706 (Mobile).
Meetings are mainly held in Kidderminster Railway Museum on last Wednesday of Month at 19:30 from August to April, except for the December event (Most convenient date for members).
Click here for the branch’s web page.
To read the branch’s latest newsletter click here.

Feb. 26th: 2019 Swiss Update –  Sholto Thomas
Mar. 25th: 2020 Jan-March European Ramble (Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria) – Richard Shaw
Apr. 29th: TBA
Aug. 26th: TBA


West of England

Branch organisers: Jonathan Collinge & Rupert Dove-Medows

The branch normally meets at 11:15 on the second Saturday of the month from October to April, with a summer outing.
Venue: The Keyberry Hotel, 17, Kingskerswell Road, Newton Abbot,TQ12 1DQ.
Click here for the branch’s web page.

Mar. 14th: Pulsating Poznan by Richard Green.
Apr.18th: (note 3rd Saturday) – From Eeklo to Wernigerode with Schmalspur Bahnen and Deutz diesels by David Eeles.
Spring 2020 – Outing (date and venue to be confirmed).


Branch Organiser: Philip Lockwood. Tel: 0113 2532176
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.

May 2nd: Switzerland Parts E,F and G by Martin Fisher.
Aug. 1st: This and That, Here and There by Paul Russenberger.
Oct. 17th: TBA

Have you thought about forming a branch of the Society?

The Committee will give you all the help they can please contact Martin Fisher for more information.