Events

DRSA November social

06/11/2019

Social evening, from 1830 on the first Wednesday of each month. All DRSA members, whether active volunteers or not, and DR staff, are welcome. Venue The Taw River Inn, Sticklepath, EX20 2NW.

Richard Burningham presentation

15/11/2019

Presentation by Richard Burningham, Manager, Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership which supports the promotion of all the branch lines in both counties. A Launceston Railway Circle event. 1900 for a 1930 start at Dingley Hall next to the Methodist church in Launceston. There is free parking in the car park opposite.

Tarka Valley Railway quiz night

22/11/2019

£5 per head including light refreshments.
Teams of 2 to 6.
Raffle for the king point appeal.
Reserve your table at the Puffing Billy 01805 623050 or in the carriage on a Thursday.
7.00pm for a 7.30 start at the Puffing Billy, Station Hill, Torrington, EX38 8JD.

Tarka Rail Association quiz night

27/11/2019

Tarka Rail Association quiz night at the Rising Sun, Umberleigh.

DRSA December social

04/12/2019

Social evening, from 1830 on the first Wednesday of each month. All DRSA members, whether active volunteers or not, and DR staff, are welcome. Venue The Taw River Inn, Sticklepath, EX20 2NW.

The Mills Railway Year

20/12/2019

Bernard Mills will present “The Mills Railway Year” which is always a great evening of his and Audrey’s rail travels in 2019. Please bring Festive Food to share. Complimentary tea and coffee. Note, doors open at 1830 for an 1900 start. At Dingley Hall next to the Methodist church in Launceston. There is free parking in the car park opposite

Signalling talk

21/02/2020

Steve Heginbotham (Formerly 21 years as Area Signalling Inspector/Incident Officer for Cornwall & Devon) will bring us up to date with Signalling and Operational changes across the two counties. A Launceston Railway Circle event. 1900 for a 1930 start at Dingley Hall next to the Methodist church in Launceston. There is free parking in the car park opposite.

Peter Gray archive photos, by Amyas Crump

20/03/2020

A return visit by railway photographer and author Amyas Crump who will show more slides from the archives of the well known photographer Peter Gray. A Launceston Railway Circle event. 1900 for a 1930 start at Dingley Hall next to the Methodist church in Launceston. There is free parking in the car park opposite

GWR Camping Coach Holidays, by Mike Fenton

17/04/2020

GWR Camping Coach Holidays presented by Mike Fenton. Mike is making his first visit to the Launceston Railway Circle with his detailed study of the very popular network of camping coaches which provided inexpensive holidays. There will also be a musical interlude provided by Mike and his wife, Rachel, playing the autoharp. 1900 for a 1930 start at Dingley Hall next to the Methodist church in Launceston. There is free parking in the car park opposite.