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Sussex Transport Interest Group

Monthly meetings are held at the Brighton Model Railway Club clubrooms
London Road Station, Shaftesbury Place at 7.45pm for prompt start at 8pm.

The committee; Brian Boddy - Godfrey Gould - Jon Milyard


Wednesday of; Presentation Title; Details on the topic of the evening;
21st January An Anorak goes North Paul Snelling will take us up the East Coast Main Line to Wearside to view the transport scene both old & new. This talk was scheduled for last October but had to be cancelled due to unforseen circumstances.
18th February Steam Lorries Maurice Kelly will relate the history & development of the steam lorry.
17th March Annual General Meeting Followed by 'Captain Birdseye' presents for your delectation & delight... Not suitable for persons of a sensitive or nervous disposition.
21st April Railway architecture in Shropshire Mike Slamo takes us on a trip to a county that many of us have hardly explored.
19th May Tweenus & Southdown Motor Services John Allpress Chairman of the SEC makes a welcome return & will thumb through a few more pages of Tweenus, the Southdown staff magazine. Pure nostalgia.
16th June Virgin Trains Of all the franchise operators in todays privatised railway perhaps Virgin has been very much in the public eye. We welcome Jim Rowe corporate affairs manager.
21st July Leaves from a locomotive diary Fred Rich recalls his apprenticeship days at Ashford & Brighton locomotive works. A unique presentation.
18th August Transport Soloutions for the South Coast Paul Read of Halcrow Group, will speak about the investigations now being conducted with a view to improve transport in our region.
15th September Chat 'N' Snap An opportunity for members to share their favorite transport slides. A time limit will be applied. A variety of old & new, and all transport is often shown.
20th October The industrial scene in America Nick Kelly will take a look at this specialised aspect of transport & what he uncovered on his visit last year to the States.
17th November London Road to Hastings & beyond We join John Blackwell for a journey of discovery along the east coastway.
15th December The Christmas Social Evening An annual gathering for members with this year, further details to be announced during the year.

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