The 8D Association



Meetings and Events List.

Saturday, 21st September 2019 

CANCELLED - To be re-arranged

'The Wirral Railway Company'

A guided tour led by Paul Wright. leading on from were the Mersey Railway tour finished. Exploring the former Wirral Railway, Birkenhead Park to West Kirby and New Brighton by train, with some of the closed sections on foot through short walks from stations. The tour will commenced at Birkenhead Park and finished at New Brighton. 


Saturday, 26th October 2019

'Signalling School, NRM, York'

A visit to the National Railway Museum, which includes a personal guided tour of the museums Signalling School and Layout by Phil Graham and his team of volunteers. The cost of this remarkable hands-on opportunity will be £5.00 per head.  Please meet at York Station at 11.00hrs on the day, prior to the short walk to the NRM. If you are interested in attending. please register your intention by contacting Committee Member , Neil Wilson, as soon as possible.


Tuesday, 29th October 2019

'The CLC North Liverpool Extension'

An updated and illustrated talk by Paul Wright looking at the history of the above line. 

Commencing at 19.00hrs at Select Security Stadium (Widnes RLFC), Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 7DZ.


Tuesday, 19th November 2019

'Subject to be annouced'

An illustrated talk by Committee Member, Les Fifoot.

Commencing at 19.00hrs at Select Security Stadium (Widnes RLFC), Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 7DZ.


Tuesday, 17th December 2019

'My Railway Journey'

An illustrated talk by John Wilson on his journey from a young spotter and how he became a railway employee with the assistance of many images with the stories to go along with them.

Commencing at 19.00hrs at Select Security Stadium (Widnes RLFC), Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 7DZ.


Indoor meetings are open to non-members too. 








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