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Huddersfield Railway Circle

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  1. For anyone interested in railways and other transport.

    Meetings include talks and digital/slide shows presented by members, invited guests and industry speakers.
    Annual photographic competition.
    Small number of outdoor visits during the summer.

    Visitors and new members always welcome.

    Meetings are held on alternate Wednesdays at 19.30 in Huddersfield Town Hall.
    Please use the Corporation Street entrance.

    On street parking and car parks available near by.

    Easy walking distance from Huddersfield railway and bus stations.


Chris Davis
01924 369525
Howard Bolton
01924 493828

Organisation last updated

  1. 05 February 2024

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  1. Huddersfield Railway Circle
  2. Huddersfield Town Hall, Ramsden Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TA
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system


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Meeting programme for 2024

  1. Talks and digital/slide shows about railways or other forms of transport.

    Please see the list below for the forthcoming meetings.

    Visitors and new members always welcome.

    Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held in Huddersfield Town Hall (generally in the Old Court Room, but please check with Reception on arrival) commencing at 19.30.

    Jan 3rd Looking back, part 3 - Bill Jagger
    Jan 16th 50 years of Scotland’s railways, a photo journey - Chris Davis
    Jan 31st The route of the Thames-Clyde Express - Gavin Morrison
    Feb 14th AGM, followed by Coal trains around the World - Chris Davis *
    Feb 28th The Halifax High Level and North & South Junction Railway - Philip Hellawell
    Mar 13th German steam today - David Birtle
    Mar 27th Annual photographic competition (Members only)
    Apr 10th Neville Hill, the diary of an escapee - Peter Holden
    Apr 24th A tale of two stations (Morley & White Rose) - Philip Lockwood
    May 8th Heritage Railway round-up - Mike Swift
    May 22nd Some of my favourite steam locomotives - John Whitwam
    Jun 5th On-site visit to Huddersfield Station with Network Rail (Members only)
    Jun 19th My railway career - Nigel Petre *
    Jul 3rd The Ralph Martin collection, part 1 (original slides)
    Jul 17th Members’ open evening (short slide and digital presentations)
    Jul 31st Deltics over the Pennines - Mark Allatt
    Aug 14th Railroad wanderings across the Pond - Chris Taylor
    Aug 28th Trans-Pennine loco hauled - Robert Clarke
    Sep 11th Colour Rail 1964 - Paul Chancellor
    Sep 25th Railways in the Cornish landscape - Stephen Gay
    Oct 9th The Huddersfield & Sheffield Junction Railway (Penistone line) -Alan Lewis
    Oct 23rd Switzerland’s Bernina Line - Philip Lockwood
    Nov 6th 69th Annual Dinner
    Nov 20th A railway photographic selection - Anthony Hicks
    Dec 4th From Ossett to Penzance via Wick - Roger Hepworth
    Dec 18th Chairman’s evening (presentation & social gathering) - Robert Clarke *

    * The meetings on Feb 14th, Jun 19th & Dec 18th will be held at the Huddersfield Mission, 3-13 Lord Street, Huddersfield

  2. 05/02/2024


  1. THE HUDDERSFIELD RAILWAY CIRCLE was founded in 1947 by six enthusiasts meeting regularly in each other’s homes.

    Over 70 years later, the Circle still meets once a fortnight, currently in Huddersfield Town Hall.

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