Uncovering a Buried Tramway in Reigate
If you missed this article in NGN 347, you can see it again
HERE (Word). An investigation and
the article by Norman Drake
(PDF), first aired in TNG 173 in 2001, is available via the second link here..
RHDR & SKLR
The committee are pleased to announce
that after sufficient interest from members both charters will take place over
the weekend of 6th/7th.October. We have gone for the ‘two locos’
option on the SKLR.
There are still spaces available &
bookings will be kept open until 1st.September. Both charters are open to
non-NGRS members. Please support this new initiative, charters on
well-established ‘public’ lines.
If you need replacement booking forms
please contact the Visits Officer by Email or Royal Mail.
Mike Jackson Visits
Organised visits will be advised
here and in the NGN. Details, general rules for
visitors and Application Forms will be found through the links provided.
To clarify the legal position of
members and the public making NGRS visits to various sites, the NGRS has a
which you are advised to read and be aware of.
Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways
Guide: PUBLIC Edition 2018
2016 ANNUAL GUIDE : PUBLIC EDITION
The latest guide (Mar 2018) is now available as a PDF File
2018 ANNUAL GUIDE : PUBLIC EDITION.
Your Personal Details:
Members should regularly check their personal details, especially after email or house address
changes. This MemberMojo
link, also available via the 'Membership'
page on the left, will allow you to check and amend your details. The
Data Protection Act, as it affects the NGRS, can be found on the same page
and will be updated before May 25th 2018.
AGM AND COMMITTEE MATTERS:
Weekend 12-13th May 2018 at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre, Sussex.
We held the Society AGM on the 12th May 2018
at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre in Sussex.
Full details of the AGM events
were made available, together with a
copy of the
Draft AGM Report
Pack (as of
28/4/18), a Draft Combined
AGM Pack (as of 30/4/18) and a
list of engines normally based
Draft Minutes of this 2nd AGM are now available via this link.
For it's rarity and for interest, we
have retained a link here to a video
Running on Air taken at Lea Bailey Mine on 10th May,
the AGM Weekend of 2015 @ Forest of Dean
request an extract from the Minutes of any Committee Meeting relating to a
particular aspect of the Director’s/ Committee’s work from the Secretary.
Extracts from the Committee minutes are provided at the discretion of the
NGRS Bequests Leaflet
Mainline & Maritime Books Coupon Code Screenshot
LIBRARY LIST &
Over the last few years, the
Society has enjoyed considerable growth in our library collection and resources,
and it continues to grow !! This expansion meant that a printed
Library list would be expensive to produce, and be difficult to keep up to date
for members. We have therefore trialled an on-line catalogue. Following feedback
from members, it was felt that an easier way to search was required, rather than
the multi-tab spreadsheet format offered.
Members will find
LIBRARY SEARCH tool in the Library section of this website
which will open in a new window.
Alongside this, members will still be able to download a copy of the library list spreadsheet
for their own use at home.
As always we welcome feedback from
members, drop the librarian (Jim Hay) a line at
Should any members require a printed list, or have any particular requirements please feel free to contact
the Society librarian by email or by post.
MIDLANDS AREA GROUP
The Society would like to establish a Midlands
area group to replace the recently defunct Staffordshire area group, and
David Jones has offered to co-ordinate
efforts. Anybody interested in helping and/or attend meetings is invited
to contact David.
It would be useful to
know which centres people might be able to attend (Stoke, Stafford,
Uttoxeter, Burton, Derby and Lichfield are suggestions) and how much per
meeting you would think it worth contributing to meet costs. It is possible
that joint meetings with another Society could be a way forward – any
suggestions would be appreciated. David can be contacted
on email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or at 22 Maple Close, Doveridge,
Ashbourne DE6 5LU
NGRS BEQUESTS LEAFLET
Your railway collection…. what happens to it when you die? Think about it
and Act Now.
Leaflet gives you some advice, including suitable wording, to
include now in your will or codecil.
Trade orders for our magazines are
welcome - We offer 40% discount, settlement within 30 days.
On orders for
six or more (can be mixed) post and packing is free; for fewer than six,
postage will be charged at cost.
NGRS YAHOO GROUP - A Yahoo Group called
NGRailwaySociety was started around
and it enables anyone with a
Narrow Gauge interest to communicate with each other. There are facilities
for adding files and photographs etc. so please make use of the group.
If you are not already a member of Yahoo
Groups, don't worry, you can sign up from this page and join any group which
interests you. You can arrange for messages to be picked up from the site or
from your normal email account, either by individual emails or as a daily
GAUGE NORTH 2019
Narrow Gauge North 2019
will probably be held on 9 March 2019 at the Pudsey Civic Hall,
Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, Yorkshire. LS28 5TA - see
David Charlesworth on Tel: 01274 787150, or