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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
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Programme Details
Date Description Type Speaker
10-Mar-17 Restoration of The Brighton Belle Presentation Gordon Rushton
Gordon Rushton is the Marketing Director of the project to restore a five-coach set of the Brighton Belle for running on the British mainline. The project is the largest and most complex heritage rail restoration project underway in the UK. It was launched by the 5BEL Trust, a registered UK charity, in June 2009.
07-Apr-17 The Gartell Light Railway (GLR). Presentation John Penny
John Penny provides an insight into this delightful narrow gauge railway.
12-May-17 The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Presentation John Berry
This presentation previews the PRC Summer Outing.
11-Jun-17 PRC Summer Outing Visit n/a
Proposed visit to the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway plus a single journey on the West Somerset Railway
14-Jul-17 t.b.a. t.b.a.
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