Railway Club of the New Forest

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Archive 2020-29

2020 meetings
 Speaker
 Title
 Content
 January 31st
  Jim Boudreau
   Maids of all work - the 2-6-0 Moguls
 A  short history of the marque
 February 28th
  John Fissler 
   Swiss Railway Evening
 travels on Swiss rails
 March 27th
 David Brace
 Coming of Rail to Basingstoke
 cancelled owing to Covid restrictions
 April 24th
 Stephen Bigley
 Railways of Scotland
 cancelled owing to Covid restrictions
 May 29th
 Simon Foote
 Steam in the Hills
 cancelled owing to Covid restrictions
 June 21st
 outing
 Great Cockrow Railway
 cancelled owing to Covid restrictions
 June 26th
 Ken Livermore
 London stations 1958-1960
 cancelled owing to Covid restrictions
 July 31st
 Stephen Robson
 Sir Frank Whittle and the Jet Engine
 on-line presentation : history & development
 August
 outing
 Tuckton River trip and BBQ
 
 September 25th
 Dave Peel
 Australian Preserved Railways
 postponed due to Covid restrictions
 
 Phil Benstead
 Fun Rail Quiz
 on-line activity
 October 30th
 Colin Brading
 A plug for Brunel
 online presentation: GW heritage on modern lines
 November 27th
 John Barrowdale
 Preserved Steam
 postponed due to Covid restrictions
 
 Phil Benstead
 The Direct Line
 History of line across New Forest
 December 9th
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  Annual Dinner
 cancelled owing to Covid restrictions
2021 meetings
 Speaker
 Title
 Content
January 29th
 David Brace
 Coming of railways to Basingstoke
 A history of the line west from London    (online Via Zoom)
 February 26th
 Stephen Bigley
 Railways of Scotland 2013-18
 A recent history of developments           (online Via Zoom)
 March 26th
 Mike Walshaw
 The Swanage Railway
 A history of the line from inception         (online via Zoom)
 April 30th
 Henry Goodall
 New Forest Airfields in WWII
 The development and use of the area   (online via Zoom)
 May 28th 
 Ian Copplestone
 Transport round the world
 Travel by boat and rail in many parts     (online via Zoom)
 June 25th
 Simon Foote
 Steam in the Hills
 Classic rail photography
 July 30th
 Dave Peel
 Preserved Railways in Australia
 A guided tour
 July 18th 
 Club outing
 Great Cockrow Railway 
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 August 
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 September 7th 
 Club outing
 Moors Valley Railway
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 September 24th
 Peter Keat
 Railways make you laugh
 A compendium of humorous situations 
 October 29th
 M H C Baker
 Travels round Ireland
 Illustrated journeys
  November 26th
 J Barrowdale
  Preserved Steam
  Historic rail photography
 December 3rd 
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  Annual meal 
 
2022 meetings
 Speaker
 Title 
 Content
January 28th
Colin Brading
  Three Feet on Three Legs
  Isle of Man rails overview
 February 25th
  Charles Clark
  Welsh Highland Railway - update
  Recent developments
 March 25th
  Jim Boudreau
  A journey on the S&D
  A history of the line, up to date.
 April 29th 
  John Fissler 
  Look Mum no signals!
  Development of railway signalling - a look to the future
 May 27th
  Phil Benstead
  The man behind the "Old Road"
  A history of Castlemain and the "Corkscrew"
 June 22nd
 outing
 IoW railway
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 June 24th
 Paul Gosling
 Goslings Gallivants 2020
 (change of speaker)  Paul's latest photos
 July 29th 
 Ken Livermore
 London Area stations
 (change of speaker) A trainspotter's diary
 September 8th
 outing
 Bursledon Brickworks
   including working steam engines.
 September 30th
 Peter Adams
 Dean Forest Railway - reflections
  Receent developments
 October 26th
 Ken Mumford
 The Devon Belle - Part 2
 (change of speaker)  The history of the train.
 November 25th 
 Steve Bigley
 Freight Trains
 (change of speaker)  Latest developments 
 December 8th
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  Annual meal
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