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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

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EVENTS PROGRAMME
The 2005 programme was never originally available online, only added for reference on the 6th January 2011

Wednesday of; Presentation Title; Details on the topic of the evening;
19th January The history of Brussells Trams Ian Gledhill will tell the history of this famous system
16th February AGM 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.
20th April 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.
15th June 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.
20th July Topless England The open top bus has gained greater popularity in recent years. John Zebedee will be our conductor for the evening.
17th August Heroism at sea Our evening presentation by David Start
21st September Mind the Gap Ted Goodman relates the history of Scotland's two famous railway bridges - The Forth Bridge and the Tay Bridge.
19th October The West coast route modernisation We welcome Stuart Baker from the Strategic Rail Authority.
16th November 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.
21st December The Christmas Social Evening An annual gathering for members at West Blatchington Windmill, pre-paid tickets required.
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