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Winter Lecture Series 2016–17 season

Speakers and Meetings Information
DateSpeakerTitle
14 October 2016Walt DenningThe West Somerset Railway – A Personal View
One hundred slides and a video
11 November 2016 Martin ArthurTrams in Alicante and tramway developments in Mallorca and Bratislava (Slovakia)
A digital presentation, all taken in 2016
9 December 2016Alf StoreySteam in colour on the Somerset & Dorset Railway and the Great Central main line
colour slides
13 January 2017Noel CoatesSteam in the North West of England and Scotland in 1965 (Part 2)
A digital presentation in black and white
10 February 2017John SloaneThe Splendid Years of BR Steam 1959-1963
A digital presentation
10 March 2017Dr Michael BaileyEric Lomax, Railwayman of War and Peace
Images of steam in the UK before and after the Second World War with a few taken in India during the war;
featured locos are a mixture of industrial and main line, mostly in Scotland
A digital presentation of black and white images
7 April 2017 Brian Yates **The Last Years of British Trolleybuses **
A 35mm slide presentation
** New details — speaker and title
Please note April lecture is on the first Friday due to the date of Easter.
October 2016 to March 2017 are, as usual, on the second Friday

Each lecture is held at Altrincham Methodist Church Hall, Barrington Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1HF. Car park off Springfield Road or short walk from Altrincham Bus/Rail/Metrolink Interchange. Please use the main entrance on Woodlands Road side.

Talks are on Fridays starting at 19:30hrs. Refreshments (coffee/tea and biscuits) are include in the admission price.

Admission costs £3.50 — Free for AERPS members! (Show membership card)

Further details from — Andrew Macfarlane, 25 Prestbury Avenue, Timperley, ALTRINCHAM, Cheshire, WA15 8HY (0161) 928 9394

Download the 2016-17 season programme A4 poster, as a PDF file.


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