Events


Indoor meetings

Tuesday 28th January
Welwyn Garden City
'Next Train Gone'
Many local scenes here possibly
Adrian White

1400
Tuesday 11th February
Hitchin
'More Thrills and Spills'
Stories from an ex-railwayman
Chris Blackman

1930
Tuesday 25th February
Welwyn Garden City
'The 1829 Ordeal The Rainhill Trials''
The very early historic event
Dr Rudi Newman
1400
Tuesday 10th March
Hitchin
'Branch AGM and Members' Presentation Evening'

1930
Tuesday 31st March
Welwyn Garden City
'The Varying Fortunes of the Hatfield to St Albans Railway''
How much do you know about this?
Alistair Cameron
1400
Tuesday 14th April
Hitchin
'Railway Cameramen - The Story of the Railway Photographic Society'
An interestingly different evening
John Hillier

1930
Tuesday 28th April
Welwyn Garden City
'45596 Bahamas Locomotive Society''
A Preservation Pioneer
John Hillier
1400
Tuesday 12th May
Hitchin
'Steam in the 1940's on 16mm Film'
Always different with movement
Frank Banfield

1930
Tuesday 26th May
Welwyn Garden City
'London's Two New Railways'
The future is about to be explained
Chris Green
1400
Tuesday 9th June
Hitchin
'Depots and Works Open Days 1980-1999'
Did you attend any of these?
Robert Warburton

1930
Tuesday 30th June
Welwyn Garden City
'East Anglian Railways in the 21st Century'
A Period of Transition
John Day
1400
Tuesday 14th July
Hitchin
'Roaming around London with my Camera'
Something unusual bound to come up!
Geoff Brockett

1930
Tuesday 28th July
Welwyn Garden City
'London Underground Then and Now'
This could be a dark secret explained
Brian Hardy
1400
Tuesday 8th September
Hitchin
'Welsh Highland Railway Rebuilding'
This is how it was done!
Stephen Jupp

1930
Tuesday 29th September
Welwyn Garden City
'Thrills and Spills'
An ex-railwayman's stories
Chris Blackman
1400
Tuesday 13th October
Hitchin
'The Peter Bland Collection (The Diary of a Train Spotter)'
Railways as we remember them
Bryan Cross

1930
Tuesday 27th October
Welwyn Garden City
'Through Kirton Tunnel (Part 2), Kirton in Lindsey to Cleethorpes'
Stephen Gay
1400
Tuesday 10th November
Hitchin
'Newcastle and the North East in the 90s'
An ever popular area !
Richard Allen

1930
Tuesday 24th November
Welwyn Garden City
'A Lifetime of Railway Discoveries'
Where will we go this time?
Michael Bunn
1400
Tuesday 8th December
Hitchin
'That was the Year that was 1962'
Not to be missed
Geoff Plumb
Plus festive snacks in the interval
1930
Tuesday 15th December
Welwyn Garden City
'A Taste of Japan'
A rare glimpse into the orient form us
Gordon Davies
Plus festive snacks in the interval
1400


Hitchin meetings are held at Tilehouse Street Bapist Church, Upper Tilehouse Street, Hitchin SG5 2EE, commencing at 19.30

Welwyn Garden City - afternoon meetings are held at Methodist Church, at the junction of Ludwick Way and Cole Green Lane, Welwyn Garden City AL7 3PN, commencing at 14.00 (doors open 13.30)

Last updated: 13th February 2019