Gloucestershire Transport Events 2018

2018 looks like being an exciting year in Gloucestershire and the counties surrounding it as these transport events reveal

RCTS

Tuesday 16th January 2018
Eastleigh to Romsey and Salisbury.
Nigel Bray

This is Nigel’s third talk for us on the railways of
Hampshire, following on from the previous shows
the line’s history and services will be covered in
detail, so please come along and support a local
member.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RCTS

Tuesday 20th February 2018
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam
Railway and the Broadway Extension
Alan Bielby

With the imminent opening of the newly built
replica station and signal box on the extension to
Broadway, tonight’s show will tell the story of how
the railway has developed and grown over the last
30 years.

Monday 12 March 2018 at 1930

Gloucester Film Makers present an evening of GWR and Southern Steam from the Jim Clemens film collection at St George's Court Centre,Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 2ET. Admission £ 5.00. Topics include GWR Castles, Ashchurch, Swnsea, Hereford, Paddington, Stourbridge Junction, Wolverhampton, Bournemoth trolleybuses, Swanage, Bridport, Dorchester, Weymouth and Templecombe.Gloucester Film Makers present an evening of GWR and Southern Steam from the Jim Clemens film collection at St George’s Court Centre,Court Road, Brockworth, GL3 2ET. Admission £ 5.00.  Topics include GWR Castles, Ashchurch, Swnsea, Hereford, Paddington, Stourbridge Junction, Wolverhampton, Bournemoth trolleybuses, Swanage, Bridport, Dorchester, Weymouth and Templecombe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RCTS

Tuesday 20th March 2018
South Wales and a Little Bit More
Stuart Warr

After scanning his collection of slides from the
early 1970‘s onwards, Stuart will present a digital
show covering the South Wales area up to the
present day.

RCTS

Tuesday 17th April 2018
The Branch Annual Business meeting

Visitors are welcome as usual. Your branch needs
you, please attend if you can. To be followed by
Members entertain. Please bring along a selection
of your best slides or digital images to share with
the rest of the branch. Alternatively give a short talk on a railway subject.

 

Before the Manchester Ship Canal could be completed in 1894 the (fictional) aristocratic owner of the salt marshes between Ince and the River Mersey insisted on an aqueduct under, rather than a swing bridge over, the canal to be built to offer “free and unfettered” access between them and his oil refinery and model town of Runport St Nicola.Hucclecote Model Railway Show will be held at Hucclecote Methodist Church, Caribrooke Road, Hucclecote, Gloucester GL3 3QP – on the Number 10 bus route from Gloucester to Cheltenham – from 1000 to 1700 on Saturday 18 June 2018.  Admission £4.00, accompanied children free.  Runport St Nicola featured in the 2017 show but at the time of writing attractions have yet to be announced.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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