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
2004 EVENTS PROGRAMME
||Details on the topic of the evening;
||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.
||Maurice Kelly will relate the history & development of the steam lorry.
||Annual General Meeting
||Followed by 'Captain Birdseye' presents for your delectation & delight... Not suitable for persons of a sensitive or nervous disposition.
||Railway architecture in Shropshire
||Mike Slamo takes us on a trip to a county that many of us have hardly explored.
||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.
||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.
||Leaves from a locomotive diary
||Fred Rich recalls his apprenticeship days at Ashford & Brighton locomotive works. A unique presentation.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||London Road to Hastings & beyond
||We join John Blackwell for a journey of discovery along the east coastway.
||The Christmas Social Evening
||An annual gathering for members with this year, further details to be announced during the year.
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