Sussex Transport Interest Group
RAIL - ROAD - AIR - SEA
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
The 2005 programme was never originally available online, only added for reference on the 6th January 2011
||Details on the topic of the evening;
||The history of Brussells Trams
||Ian Gledhill will tell the history of this famous system
||Followed by a general transport quiz.
|16th March (was May)
||Lewes's railway connections
||John Hollands will trace the history of this important station and junction.
||Rolling stock leasing - The first ten years
or how to buy a train for beginners!
|Neil Bennett will describe this major aspect of the privatised railway
|18th May (was March)
||OJ Morris - The Southern Railway super sepia photographer
||Laurie Marshall will recall the work of this famous man & his camera.
||Leaves from a locomotive diary
- Part 2
|Fred Rich returns by popular demand to continue the story of his life at Ashford and Brighton works.
||The open top bus has gained greater popularity in recent years. John Zebedee will be our conductor for the evening.
||Heroism at sea
||Our evening presentation by David Start
||Mind the Gap
||Ted Goodman relates the history of Scotland's two famous railway bridges - The Forth Bridge and the Tay Bridge.
||The West coast route modernisation
||We welcome Stuart Baker from the Strategic Rail Authority.
||Shut that door!
Southern multiple units remembered
|Keith Carter takes a nostalgic look at the numerous kinds of units that plied our third rail system.
||The Christmas Social Evening
||An annual gathering for members at West Blatchington Windmill, pre-paid tickets required.