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Oxfordshire Railway Society meets on the second Monday of the month (except July and August) at Kidlington Baptist Church, Oxford starting at 7.00pm (not 7.30 as previous years). At each meeting there is a talk or slide show with light refreshments in the interval. Typically each meeting lasts about 2½ hours.



Jan 9 Railways of Oxfordshire 1965-1989
John Hubbard
Feb 13 Photo Comp, AGM, Members presentations  
Mar 13 Trams to Rapid Transit Matthew Searle
Apr 3* Part2-We’ll keep a welcome in the hillsides Chris Youett
May 15* History of the Chinnor & Princess Risborough Railway
Stanley Hart
Jun 12 The Cholsey and Wallingford Railway Dr Tony Stead
Sep 11 Full Circle - Nottingham to Nottingham via Oxford and beyond (Title Changed) David Mather
Oct 9 The Severn Valley Railway Peter Darkin
Nov 13 Island Treasures, Railways of the Isle of Wight Colin Brading
Dec 4* Bumper annual film show Michael Clemens

* Not our usual evening meeting date.


Jan 8 Delivering Crossrail
Richard Storer
Feb 12 Photo Comp, AGM, Members presentations  
Mar 11 Oxford to Banbury (including associated branch lines) Laurence Waters
Apr 8 Steam in India, Metre Gauge memories Jeff Warren
May 13 Great Marlow Railway 150th Anninversary
Mike Walker
Jun 10 Diesels and Electrics in Mainland Europe Part 2
Howard Quayle
Sep 9 TBA
Oct 14 East West Rail - Delivering East West Rail
Nov 11 Shipton on Cherwell Accident 1874
Peter Webber
Dec 9 TBA-Film Show?

Visitors are always welcome.
The cost of an individual meeting is £4 except in December
when the cost is £5
to include seasonal refreshments.

There is ample parking on site.

Forthcoming Trips

If you have any ideas for other forthcoming trips, please contact a member of the committee

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