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The Local Area Group of the Swanage Railway Trust
The PRC provides support for the Swanage Railway Trust and the Swanage Railway. Activities include meetings of railway-oriented talks, slide and film shows. The meetings also include an "update" on the latest happenings on the Swanage Railway when available. Details of the programme are shown below.

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PRC SUMMER OUTING 11th June 2017
LYNTON AND BARNSTAPLE - WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY
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Programme Details
Date Description Type Speaker
12-May-17 The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Presentation John Berry
It has taken several years of hard work and some very difficult negotiations to rebuild the short railway that exists today. The talk will tell the story of the line, and the efforts currently underway to extend its length, eventually to almost the whole route. This presentation is also a preview to the PRC Summer Outing.
11-Jun-17 PRC Summer Outing Visit n/a
Visit to the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway plus a single journey on the West Somerset Railway.
14-Jul-17 Among the Dying Fires Presentation Jim Boudreau
Jim provides a "Personal View of the End of Steam in Central Southern England".
08-Sep-17 Archive Film from the collection of Colin Stone Videos Colin Stone
Colin will be taking us on a journey through his extensive video archives.
13-Oct-17 A Further Collection of British Transport Films (In association with The Purbeck Film Festival). Film n/a
The selection of films will include "Elisabethan Express", Signal Engineer and at least 4 others.
10-Nov-17 Mike’s Meanderings 1959 to 1975. Presentation Mike Walshaw
Why not visit the Library and look at the photograph collections?
Venue: Village Hall, Haycraft's Lane, Harman's Cross, Dorset BH19 3EB 7.30pm unless otherwise stated