The 8D Association

The Railway Correspondence & Travel Society


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.

Monthly meetings take place in South Liverpool and Chester


Haig House Social Club (formerly Royal British Legion), Woolton Road, Garston, L19 5NQ (approx. 100 metres from South Parkway station) 14.00 - 16.15.
Click here for location.


The Town Crier, City Road, CH1 3AE (opp. the station) 19.30 - 21.45. 

South LIverpool Indoor Meetings 2019/20

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

'To Hell and Back'

An illustrated talk by Bevan Price covering 50 years of rail travel around the UK and Europe.

Wedneday, 4th December 2019

'Liverpool and its Railways'

An illustrated talk by John Ryan, a former railway civil engineer with a look at the railway history of Liverpool.

Wednesday, 5th February 2019

'The Black and White Collection of Bill Ashcroft'

John Sloane will present some of the monochrome steam images from the collection of Bill Ashcroft. 

Wednesday, 1st April 2019

'Lancashire and Yorkshire Engines at Work'

Paul Shackcloth, is the photographic historian of the Manchester Locomotive Society and will present various images of L&T engines at work.

Non-members are welcome with a voluntary donation of £3.00 per meeting. 
Click here to view the Societies website including meetings held at Chester.

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