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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.



Contacts

Chris Davis
Secretary
01924 369525
Howard Bolton
Treasurer
01924 493828

Organisation last updated

  1. 01 September 2019

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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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Meetings during the second half of 2019

  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.

    September 4th. Steve Batty

    A welcome return this evening for Steve Batty. Steve has entertained us in the past, with a variety of presentations and at the annual dinner. Always finding somewhere east of the A1, he does like to be out there for plenty of steam.

    September 18th. The audience selects - Gavin Morrison

    After a huge effort by Gavin on scanning and filing his slides, he can give shows where the audience selects from any number of folders on the memory stick. Should be a fascinating evening!

    October 2nd. Rails to the Arctic - Phil Lockwood & Enid Vincent

    Phil and Enid have travelled extensively with their cameras over the years and have covered the Scandinavian railways very well.

    October 16th. Travelling The Rhaetian Railway - Robert Clarke

    This is an extensive Metre Gauge system in Switzerland, so no shortage of trains and scenery.

    October 30th. Steve Chapman - Coal and Other Power Station Traffic

    This looks a totally different show from one of our own members.

    November 13th. Annual Dinner

    Information to follow.

    November 27th. Julian Halstead - Ireland

    A welcome return to Julian. His previous show on the West Highland sleeper was fascinating, and I’m sure Ireland will be.

    December 4th. Chairman’s Evening.

    Our Chairman, Robert Clarke, will provide the entertainment with members providing the nibbles. NOTE THE DATE PLEASE! THERE IS NO SUITABLE VENUE FOR THE USUAL DATE WITH A FORTNIGHT INTERVAL.

  2. 01/09/2019

History

  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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