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21st January 2024:
Copies of the 2023 issues of Swiss Express can now be purchased from our shop, priced at £4.00 per issue.

13th December 2023:
We now have the latest Perren Cab Ride DVDs in stock. It is entitled Diverse Bahnlinien Ergänzungen II (PE163)  This single DVD covers the following routes:  Bellinzona S. Paolo (RB) – Chiasso, Mendrisio – Stabio, Taverne-Torricella – Lugano Vedeggio,  Limmattal Bahn,  Schinznacher Baumschulebahn,  Brickworks Schumacher. The price is £21.  and it isre available through our shop where there are full details of the DVD’s contents and sample videos.

6th November 2023:
We have a new book to be published on 25th November but can be pre-ordered now.  This book replaces two successful earlier books on the subject, both now out of print. The earlier material has been updated to at least late 2022. This profusely-illustrated book includes 980 photos (over 850 in colour). 90 technical diagrams are shown plus nearly 50 tables summarising technical data and 5 maps to show where operators run their services. The price is £38 plus postage. Members get free UK, or discounted international postage using the code published in the November Newsletter. If you do not receive the newsletter, please wait to order until the December issue of Swiss Express is published or email

30th October 2023:
We have reduced the price of our publication “Swiss Independent Railways” from its original price of £16 to £8. Grab yourself a bargain and buy it now whilst stocks last. Click here for more details and to buy it.

27th October2023:
We now have available from our on-line shop  a HOm Railer. These are specially made and branded for the Society. The price is £7.00 plus postage.

25th August 2023:
The 2024 Calendars and Christmas Cards are now available from our on-line shop. The A3 month per page calendars are £10 and a pack of 5 different cards are £4 for A6 size and £5 for A5 size. For all these items a quantity discount is available and do not include postage. 

7th August 2023:
The URL of the link to the SRS archive has changed to this.

20th July 2023:
We now the new Logo Baseball Caps and Beanie Hats back in stock, available from the Society Sales Stand or our on-line shop. The price is £10 each (plus postage on our on-line shop sales).

30th April 2023:
We now have available from our on-line shop  the new edition of our Switzerland Travel Guide No. 8 Basle and North West Switzerland, written by Martin Fisher. The programme to update the Society’s Swiss Travel Guides in A5 format has now been completed with this new edition of this guide – which covers not only Basel, the Swiss Jura, Lakes Biel and Neuchâtel but also the area west of Bern extending south to Fribourg. The booklet has a new map prepared by Bill Salter and has over 170 photos (many being used here for the first time) to illustrate the railways & other forms of public transport and the scenery through which they operate. The general format and subject headings remain as before but the text has been updated (to end 2022) wherever necessary. The price is £7.00

23rd February 2023:
We now have the latest Perren Cab Ride DVDs in stock. Updated versions of ASm Lines (PE305) and Appenzeller Lines (PE306)  The single DVD, ASm Lines, covers the following routes: Biel/Bienne – Ins,  Solothurn – Oensingen – Langenthal,  Langenthal – Melchnau,  Melchnau – Langenthal. The price is £21.
The double DVD, Appenzeller Lines covers the following routes:  Wasserauen – Gossau,  Trogen – St. Gallen – Appenzell (via DML),  Appenzell – Wasserauen,  Teufen – St. Gallen (via Ruckhalden curve),  Altstätten Stadt – Gais,  Walzenhausen – Rheineck,  Heiden – Rorschach Harbor,  Wil – Frauenfeld,  Frauenfeld – Wil (old vehicles). The price is £37.00. 
They are available through our shop where there are full details of the DVD’s contents and sample videos. 

30th  January 2023:
The 2022 issues of Swiss Express are now available from our on-line shop priced at £3.50 per issue. The price of the 2021 magazines has been reduced to £2.00 per issue.



14th November 2022:
We now have available Society Soft Touch Metal Ball Pens in black with Gunmetal trim and the SRS Logo on barrel featuring blue ink. The price is £3.00.

14th November 2022:
We now have available Society fleeces in charcoal and maroon featuring the new Society logo . The price is £27.00.

14th January 2020:
SRS Member Jason Sargerson has produced a new A4 book on Swiss Standard Gauge Railways. This A4 publication is available either direct from Jason’s website by mail order or from the SRS Sales Stand at exhibitions. The price is £10.00