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Funeral of John Higdon
The funeral is Thursday 17th April at Leatherhead Crematorium at 2.45. John was a long term member LCGB Dorking Branch and Treasurer for many years and subsequently Auditor.
Club AGM Saturday 26th April 2014 at 14.30
The Club AGM will take place at 14.30 at Keen House, 4 Calshot
Street, London N1 9DA
2013 Overseas Reunion
2012 Photographic Competition
Click to see results and all the winning photographs.
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LCGB IN THE RAILWAY PRESS
Issue No.184 December 19th 2013 - page 41 features Jack Turner and his book 'Nationalisation to Preservation'.
Issue No.422 published 6 December 2013, page 32. Coverage of the intended commemoration by the Isle of Wight Steam Railway and Kent and East Sussex Railway of the last train to Hayling Island 50 years ago which was of course operated by the LCGB.
The KESR train did not run due to failure of both Terriers but the IOWSR train ran successfully with W8 'Freshwater' carrying reproductions of both the large Club headboard and the small badge headboard.
Issue No.416 June 21 2013 - as part of its Mallard 75 coverage there is a photo by Gavin Morrison of Mallard at Tiverton Junction on the Club's Westcountryman Railtour of 24 February 1963.
Alongside is what looks like Dave Rollins about to place the larger Club headboard on Mallard's bufferbeam. Also in the same issue on page 30 in 'News in Brief' is a mention of St. Albans Branch's 50th anniversary function at the preserved St. Albans South signal box.
August 2013 - Single Lines column, page 68 - mentions the recent celebration of St. Albans Branch 50th anniversary at the preserved St. Albans City signalbox.
March 2013 issue - article about the working life of a Toton Engineman , William Webb, including description of his his working of the LCGB 'Notts and Lincs Railtour' of 24 April 1965 with a couple of photos and a copy of the full Special Trafffic Notice for the Tour.
JANUARY 2013 ISSUE - this includes two articles partly illustrated with pictures of LCGB Railtours
Article entitled 'Steam Days at Poole' includes picture of Q class 0-6-0 No. 30548 at Hamworthy Goods on the 'Hampshire Venturer Railtour' of 18 April 1964 and BR Standard 2-6-0s Nos. 76026 and 77014 at the same location on the 'Dorset and Hants Railtour' of 16 October 1966.
Article about the BR Standard class 4 2-6-4 tanks includes a photo of No.80151 with 2-6-2T No.41320 on the rear at Lymington Junction on the 'Hampshire Branch Lines Railtour' of 9 April 1967. This was the Club's penultimate steam Railtour on the Southern Region.
APRIL 2012 ISSUE – Excellent article by Don Benn describing the Club’s famous ‘Kentish Venturer’ Railtour of 25 February 1962 – 50 years ago and the last society railtour around the mainlines of Kent with steam. Motive power was King Arthur, Schools, C and H.
AUGUST 2012 ISSUE – 10 page article covering three Club Railtours in 1966/67 using the then new electrics from Euston to reach steam in the North West - with photographs from various Club members.
The tours were
‘The Fellsman’ of 4 June 1966,
‘The Conway Valley’ of 24 September 1966
Photo(Robin Patrick) st Blaenau Festiniog
and ‘The Thames-Tyne Limited’ of 3 June 1967.
The same issue has an article entitled ‘Steam Days at Horsham’ which includes photographs of the LCGB/RCTS ‘Midhurst Belle’ Railtour of 12 October 1964 and the LCGB ‘Wealdsman’ Railtour of 13 June 1965.
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