The 8D Association

The RCTS is Britain's leading organisation for people interested in all aspects of railways past, present and future and is highly regarded by both professional railway people and enthusiasts, a position it has held since
its formation in 1928.


CHESTER : The Town Crier, City Road, CH1 3AE (opp. the station) 19.30 - 21.45. 
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LIVERPOOL : Haig House Social Club (formerly Royal British Legion), Woolton Road, Garston, L19 5NQ (approx. 50 metres from South Parkway station) 14.00 - 16.15.
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Non-members are welcome at these meetings with a voluntary donation of £2.00 at each meeting towards meeting costs.

Mon  18th  Sept    CHESTER   Jon Penn – “Railways in the Chester Area from my Archives”

Wed   4th   Oct   LIVERPOOL   Barry Shore – “Had Bike will Travel 1961 -1963”

Mon  16th  Oct   CHESTER   Les Nixon – “55 Years of Railway Photography, Part 1”


Mon  20th  Nov  CHESTER    John Day – “UK Railways – Beyond the Blue”


Wed   6th   Dec   LIVERPOOL   Tom Heavyside – “BR in the North West”


Mon   18th  Dec  CHESTER    Bob Barnard – “The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway“


Mon   15th  Jan  CHESTER   AGM, followed by John Cowlishaw – “The End of the Line, Part 1”

             (Non-members are invited to attend from 20.15 hours)


Wed  7th  Feb  LIVERPOOL  Doug Birmingham – “Rail Reflections in Merseyside”


Mon 19th Feb CHESTER  Ian Pilkington – “Steam and Diesel in the Northern Fells”

Mon  19th  Mar CHESTER  Peter Berry – “The Robert Whitfield Collection, UK Steam 1948 - 1958”


Wed  4th  Apr   LIVERPOOL   Alan Moore – “The Railways of St. Helens”


Mon 16th Apr  CHESTER    Brian Armand – “Railway Roundabout”

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Dedicated to promoting the history of the railways of South Lancashire and North Cheshire.
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