Society News is now in the Members Area

26th July 2019:
The price of two of the Society’s publications ” Swiss Mountain Climbing”  and “Swiss Lakes” has been reduced. They can now be purchased from our on-line shop for £10.00 each plus the appropriate post and packing charge. Buy them now as supplies are limited.

7th June 2019:
We now have the latest  Perren Cab ride DVD in stock – Basel – Winterthur – dem Rhein entlang. This single DVD covers the following lines: Basel – Stein Säckingen – Koblenz – Winterthur. It is available through our on-line shop where there are full details of the DVD’s contents. The price is £19.00 plus postage.

 

12th April 2018:
Available now, our new publication is the revised and much enlarged version of our publication Swiss PostBuses, now in A4 hardback with 208 pages, the book provides a company history and fleet description in much greater detail than before. The price is £28.00 plus £3.50 postage. It isavailable by mail order or through our on-line shop.

 

29th March 2019:
We now have the latest  Perren Cab ride DVD in stock – Rigibahn and SBB lines around Lake Zug. This single DVD covers the following lines: Arth-Goldau – Rigi Kulm,  Rigi-Kulm – Vitznau,  Zug – Rotkreuz,  Luzern – Arth-Goldau,  Arth-Goldau – Zürich HB. It is available through our On-Line Shop where there are full details of the DVD’s contents. The price is £19.00 plus postage.

 

14th January 2019:
The Society is now selling the Video125 produced DVD and Blu-ray disc title The Old Gotthard Route a Drivers View. This is not a cab ride but a view out of all the cab windows along with a commentary. Full details can be found in our on-line shop. The price is £19 for the DVD or £23.00 for the High Definition version on Blu-ray disc. Be certain that you can play Blu-ray discs before choosing this option.

13th August 2018:
MITV ceased trading at the end of April 2018 when Chris and Sue retired. We will still be able to supply their DVDs for the foreseeable future. Please see our Society Shop for details and prices.

9th March 2018:
The Society’s latest publication – SBB Electric Locomotives – Past and Present by Martin Fisher and Paul Russenberger is now available. It describes the evolution of Swiss electric locomotive design through some 50 types of locomotive (excluding shunters but including those railcars which saw use in the traditional manner) from the very earliest experimental schemes in the Edwardian era through to the “Vectrons”. Photographs are in colour wherever possible but old archive photos (mostly very rare) are in black-and-white. There is not  an “ABC-style” list of individual fleet numbers.The book has 124 pages and is available from the Society Shop. The price is £14.00 plus postage.

10th September 2018:

We now have the latest  Perren Cab ride DVD in stock – SBB Jurasudfusslinie and Oebb. This single DVD covers the following lines; Lausanne – Neuchatel – Biel – Olten and Oensingen – Balsthal. It is available through our On-Line Shop where there are full details of the DVD’s contents. The price is £19.00 plus postage.

6th December 2017:

Member Jason Sargerson now has his own website: www.jasonsargerson.uk  to provide information about his books and how to buy them. He has recently updated Volume One of his book, now titled Swiss Narrow Gauge West and South. Volume Two has now been updated land is available now.

These books are now available from the Society Sales Stand price at £10.00 per volume. Or by mail order direct from Jason.

20th November 2017:
The Society’s  publication – The Swiss Lakes – Their Scenery and Ships  by Martin Fisher – with 140 pages in A4 format and 398 colour photos is now available, profusely illustrated it describes about 200 of the lakes in Switzerland. The first half of the book describes the 20 lakes which enjoy scheduled boat services: the lake setting, the lakeside communities large and small, the boat routes and the boats which are used, be they hundred year-old paddle steamers or modern motor vessels. The second half of the book provides a brief description, with at least one photograph for each, of about 180 other lakes. These include the famous and the obscure; the Alpine or the low-lying; and vary from deep reservoirs in harsh surroundings to quiet havens for wildlife in idyllic settings. The book is available from the Society Shop. The price is £15.00 plus postage.

18th October 2015:
Remco has informed us that REOS has now ceased producing DVDs and that all his videos will soon be available to view on his YouTube channel free of charge.  There is a link to this from his website.