Local groups


The South Hampshire Branch, in conjunction with the Southern area of the Light Rail Transit Association, hold their joint meetings at The Eastleigh Railway Institute in Romsey Road, SO50 9FE and start at 19:30, on the first Tuesday of every month. Anyone with an interest in railways and tramways is very welcome. The venue is a short walk from the railway and bus stations and there is ample parking nearby.

2017 Programme

3rd October

Steve Dungay – Trams and other modes of transport in and around Vienna.

7th November
AGM followed by members’ digital slides.
5th December
Steve Bigley on Railway Insignia.


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Other Information

There is a charge of £3.00 to cover meeting costs and light refreshments are available at the Institute. Visitors and prospective new members are invited to attend. For further information about South Hampshire Branch meetings please contact John Goodrich, the South Hampshire Branch Secretary.  email to southhantsbranch@southernelectric.org.uk

Please mention the Southern Electric Group website when making enquiries or attending meetings for the first time.


All meetings take place in the Deall Room at Southwick Community Centre, Southwick Street, Southwick, Sussex, BN42 4TE (a short walk from Southwick Railway Station) and commence at 19:30, finishing around 22:00. There is limited car parking on site and opposite.

For further information about the Sussex Branch meetings please contact Peter Jones the Sussex Branch Secretary. email to sussexbranch@southernelectric.org.uk


2017 Programme

9th October

 “Railways at War”. How the lines coped in the many conflicts with David Start.
13th November
 “The Silent Block Bell part 2”. We visit a further selection of our signal boxes with
Andrew Marshall.

11th December

 Member’s Evening including the Annual Raffle.