Welcome to the South Western Railway Division Centre



My first thought as I write this is that I hope and trust that you and your family are fit and healthy. It is a very strange time for all of us and therefore, our meetings for the remainder of 2020 will all be held virtually – you can join with us from your own home by logging in by computer or smart phone. We will hold the AGM for last season (which was cancelled due to the Covid 19 lockdown) at the start of the first lecture of the new season on 29 September.  Our AGM for 2020-21 will be held on 20 April 2021. 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.


Please see below details of our 2020/21 season and I hope that you will be able to join us on as many occasions as possible. All our meetings are open to all, but we do ask that you register online (so that we can send you the joining instructions). If you would like a copy of our 2020/21 programme please click here

Matt Prosser

Centre Chairman


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 November 2020 19:00 to 21:00
    WE ARE EXTREMELY SORRY, BUT SADLY THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED Malcolm Simpson of Transport for London will present his view of the history of the London Underground system
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 December 2020 17:30 to 19:00
    This event is a webinar and registration is essential - joining instructions will be sent to you. Graham Nicholas will update us on the progress of this innovative project to construct a brand new LNER design P2 locomotive. The team that successfully built the A2 go one step further.
    Industry: Railway
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