Welcome to the South Western Railway Division Centre


I have pleasure in presenting you with our programme of events for 2016-17.  I hope that you will find this of interest.  Note that all of our events are free and are open to everyone.

For an electronic copy of the programme please click on: SOUTH_WEST_CENTRE_01_04_HR_PRINT.

There is a very special lecture in November to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the HST, which began service in our area in 1976. Because we are so associated with this train it is apposite that engineers describe their own dealings with the story of the HST.

We are continuing our successful engagement with universities with presentations at Southampton and Cardiff this year. There is also the popular Christmas family evening in December followed by a hot buffet, and I would recommend the March presentation competition as a thoroughly interesting and enjoyable evening

Our AGM will be held on 8th May 2017.  If you have any suggestions for future lectures, technical visits or other matters, or would like to be considered for a position on the Committee, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Andy Mellors
Centre Chairman

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Social event
    26 July 2017 17:00 to 20:00
    Great Western Society DIDCOT
    Traditional summer visit and steam train rides, pre-booking ESSENTIAL PLEASE NOTE THE DATE NOW CONFIRMED AS 26 JULY 2017
    Industry: Railway
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