Trackside Talks

In conjunction with the Bahamas Locomotive Society we are delighted to announce a series of short talks by prominent members of the KWVR & BLS. These talks, that will cover railway matters both locally and nationally, will take place in the Learning Coach at Ingrow West station.

Most talks take place during the day, are FREE to anyone who wishes to attend and there is no need to book in advance. However it would be very helpful to us if you could register your interest to attend by calling 07825 632 123 or emailing learning@ingrowloco.com.

January

  • Sunday 13th, 11.00 – 12.00: Imperial Jubilees – The Curious Story of the Origins of the Territorial Names of LMS Jubilee Class Locomotives (David Pearson)
  • Sunday 20th, 11.00 – 11.45: Re-building Ingrow Station – A Walking Talk and Tour (David Pearson)
  • Sunday 27th, 11.00 – 12.00: Bradford’s Railway that Never Was – The Midland’s Lost Route to the North (David Pearson)

February

  • Sunday 17th, 14.00 – 15.00: Preserved Steam Locomotives Stateside (Richard Greenwood)
  • Sunday 24th, 11.00 – 12.00: Rocket to Metrolink – Greater Manchester Transport Heritage and Operation (Keith Whitmore)

March

  • Sunday 3rd, 11.00 – 12.00: Steam Locomotive No. 1054 – A Mobile National Trust Property (Pete Skellon)
  • Saturday 9th, 17.00 – 18.30: The Artistry of Eric Treacy and other Rail Cameramen (John Hillier)
  • Saturday 16th, 11.00 – 12.00: Island Tracks – Railways on the Isle Of Wight Part 1 [pre-December 1966] (Ian Purkis)

April

  • Friday 5th, 18.00 – 19.30: The Bahamas Locomotive Society – A Preservation Pioneer (John Hillier)

Talks are FREE but, being voluntary organisations, donations are, of course, most welcome.

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