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  • 2016 Annual General Meeting Notification
    Saturday 14th May at Forest Hill
    It is imperative that as many members as possible attend this AGM as we have important business to discuss.
  • Members' Activities:
    South Hampshire Branch next meeting Tuesday 3rd May -
    2015 travels including Paris, Berlin, Lisbon and Blackpool.
    Sussex Branch next meeting Monday 9th May - "The History of Waterloo Station".
  • Modelling:
    Bachmann 31-379 2EPB green (no yellow warning panel, whistle and large numeral headcode) unit 5771 is now available. Headcode 16/double white blanks.
    Bachmann announce a 2Hap in their 2016/17 programme of new models.
    31-390 u6061 BR green
    31-391 u6062 BR blue & grey
    31-392 u4322 Network SouthEast
    More details to follow soon.
    Graham Farish announce Class 319s for N gauge in their 2016/17 programme of new models.



Live Rail 269 Cover
Live Rail 269 (April 2016) is available!








377613 at Cooden Beach on 7th April 2016, copyright photograph by Chris Livings Class 377/6 Debut on East Coastway
Abbey Wood - copyright photograph by Colin Price Crossrail - Abbey Wood Takes Shape
Stirling - copyright photograph by Gregory Beecroft Caledonian Sleeper Class 73/9s On Display at Stirling
Wheelchair accessible lavatory on 465909 - copyright photograph by Chris Redshaw Class 465 RVAR Compliant Lavatories
377707 at Victoria - copyright photograph by Ian Docwra Clearer First Class Markings from Southern
73951 and 73952 at Derby - copyright photograph by Martin Longshaw RVEL "Ultra" 73s - Progress