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This is the Official Web Site of the Southern Electric Group (SEG), a UK based non-profit making organisation for enthusiasts, historians, modellers and preservationists of the largest third rail electric railway system in the world.


  • Members' Activities:
     Members' Visit to Hastings Area Signal boxes,
    weekend day in winter 2015, click here for details
    South Hampshire Branch next meeting Tuesday 6th October -
    "Overseas Railways and Tramways" .
    Sussex Branch next meeting Monday 14th September -
    "The Last 35 years of British Rail".

    Southern Electric Group New Constitution (6th revision,
    30th May 2015)

  • Modelling News:
    Kernow Model Rail Centre second batch Hampshire Units (late green, blue and Network SouthEast) are now available.
    Dapol 4mm scale Electro-Diesels delayed due to the need to refine liveries.
    More details to follow as soon as possible.


  • *** EMU Gala 2015 ***
    at the East Kent Railway Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th September
    click for details


  • A must see!
    The Brighton Belle on the BBC

    BBC Four Timeshift programme: The Trains that Time Forgot - Britain's Lost Railway Journeys. Wednesday 2nd September 21:00 BBC Four and afterwards on iPlayer. Link to the BBC Timeshift programme page with more details, clips and link to the iPlayer video (active after transmission).


9002 hauled by 34067 Tangmere through Paddock Wood on 28th August 2015, copyright photograph by Chris Livings The EPB Preservation Group's MLV 9002 visits Ramsgate Depot Staff Family Open Day
1133 and 1317 pass in the Groombridge Loops on 4th July copyright photograph by Simon Jeffs Spa Valley Railway's
"Double Thumpers"
1001 approaching Battledown Flyover on 18th April 2015 copyright photograph by Colin Duff Recent Hastings Diesels Railtours
Live Rail 265 cover
Live Rail 265 (August 2015) is available!