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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;
17th January In my own back yard Les Dench presents a Pot Pourri of Transport (mostly rail, with a few buses and trolleybuses) in an around Brighton from 1960 to the present day
21st February AGM - Followed by
From Calcutta to Calgary
(To say nothing of Croydon and Crich) - A trip by tram with Godfrey Gould.
21st March The History of Prague Tramways Presented by Ian Gledhill.
18th April The Train now Standing The making of an enthusiast by Roger Braiser.
6th May Coach outing to the annual steam festival Stoomcentrum Maldegem with a set down at De Panne/Adinkerke for the Coastal Tramway.
16th May 'Southdown Byways' John Roberts takes us on a nostalgic journeyrecalling some of the country routes operated by the Sussex much lamented bus operator.
20th June Dover - Gateway of England John Lockyer relates the history and development of this famous port.
24th June Coach outing to Valenciennes This new tram system opended in July 2006.
12th July Evening Visit to the Lavender Line A return ticket in conjunction with the Mid Hants Railway Group.
18th July The Portsmouth & Arundel Canal The story of this long lost waterway by Adge Roberts.
15th August Ukraine Contrasts - 1979 and 2002 Chris Warren looks back at the tram and trolleybus scene.
19th September Chat 'n' Snap An opportunity for members to share their favourite slides.
17th October An Italian Journey Brian Bennett takes a look at the Italian Railways, with a few trams for good measure.
21st November A Tribute to 'Jack Turley' Featuring pre and post war transport photographs taken by this enthusiast, presented by Gordon Dinnage.
19th December The Christmas Social Evening An annual gathering for members, now generally set at the West Blatchington Windmill, pre-paid tickets required.
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