28th April 2016:

The report and photos of the 2016 AGM are now available in the “Members Area”, the 2017 AGM will be held on the 11th March 2017 again at the Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby, Further updated details are here.

Ron Smith has found the following link  to this site which has loads of great photos: http://www.bahnbilder-von-max.ch/sbb/index.html.

5th March 2016:

There are details of public passenger train trips through the Gotthard Base Tunnel on the Swiss Events page in the Members Area.

8th February 2016:

The 2016 Nuremburg Toy Fair Report can now be seen in the “Members Area”

October 2015

The Society has a Facebook page - please take a look, some Society information will be put on our Facebook page.

We also have a Facebook Group where Society Members can post information and ask questions.

Please become a member of the group here.

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Swiss Travel Centre - Special Discount Offer for SRS members is continued into 2016. Click here for details.

Some of the Society’s Branches now have their own web page. See the Branches page for more details.

The March issue of Swiss Express was dispatched to members at the end of February.

The 2017 AGM and Spring Meet will be held on the 11th March 2017 at the Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby.
More details are available here.

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3rd May 2016;

A copy of the proposed Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Society are now available in the Members Area. The EGM to accept these will be held at the Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby on Saturday 23rd July at 14:00. A postal ballot facility will be available and there will be full details about this and the EGM in the June 2016 issue of Swiss Express.

Swiss Postbuses  by Martin Fisher - this new book is now available, profusely-illustrated  in colour and 210x210 mm format describing the history (over a century old), present day country-wide network and vehicles (past & present) of this celebrated bus & coach operator. Nine maps illustrate the location of the principal routes in a network deploying some 2,200 vehicles over 7,400 route miles. Some technical details but not lists of fleet numbers. The book has 120 pages. The price is £12.00 at  exhibitions or £14.50 by mail order from SRS Sales.

Access to the Members Area is restricted to 2016 Members only. Your logon details are printed in the current issue of Swiss Express and your password is printed on your 2016 membership card.

Society Contacts - Names and Email Addresses.

Swiss Travel System - including timetable information.

The SRS Sales Stand will be attending various events this year for details please click here.


We now have the latest Perren Cabride DVD in stock, titled “ Bahnen in der Jungfrauregion” it covers all the railways to the South of Interlaken Ost. Filmed in sunny weather the double DVD runs for about four and a half hours and cost £35.00 from SRS Sales.