SRS News

Swiss Travel Centre - Special Discount Offer for SRS members is continued into 2015. Click here for details.

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

The September issue of Swiss Express was dispatched to members at the end of August.

The 2015 AGM and Spring Meet  will be held on the 14th March 2015 at the Hallmark Hotel, Derby. More details are now available here.

Swiss Travel Guide No. 8 - Basel and North West Switzerland was published at the AGM and is now available from SRS - more information on the Sales Page

The Swiss Railways Society was formed in 1980 for the purpose of bringing together those interested in Swiss Railways, but over the years has attracted those with a liking for other forms of transportation such as trams, boats cable cars and funicular railways. Our numbers include many whose technical knowledge is slight but whose love of Switzerland and its railways bring them comfortably into contact with the historically and technically minded member as well as model makers at all levels of experience. For details of membership click here.

The September issue of Swiss Express includes the following features:

Society Contacts - Names and Email Addresses.

Online Forum - Access to the forum is for members only. If you wish to join please click here.

Swiss Travel System - including timetable information.

For a list of special events taking place in Switzerland click here.

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

The Society Library is held by the Stephenson Locomotive Society. Members are able to view books at their Hersham premises for details click here.

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Page last updated 11th November 2014

Society News now has it’s own web page. Only the latest news items will in future appear on the home page.

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The Society’s AGM on 15th March was a great success with over 150 members and guests attending.

Next years AGM will again be held at the Hallmark Hotel Derby on Saturday 14th March 2015. Full details are now available here.       A report on this years AGM can be found here.

Malcolm Job has indicated that he wishes to step down as Treasurer at next years AGM. Are you interested in taking on the roll? Please contact Malcolm for more information.

11th November:  Swiss Travel Centre special discount offer for members is continued into 2015

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Please note that the Society can now accept credit and debit card payments  for Membership or Sales transactions via PayPal or by on- line payment against an invoice.

John Jesson has written an article on Sasso san Gotthardo - the World War 2 fortifications on the Gotthard Pass that are now open to the public. It will not be published in Swiss Express but can be downloaded here as either  a pdf or Word document.

If any member is interested in becoming Scottish Branch Organiser please contact the Secretary.

The 2015 Society Calendar is now available. It is A3 size, the same as last year and the cost is £13.00 in the UK and £15.50 overseas. There are only  150 available so place your order now. For details see the Sales page.  

We now have in stock “Swiss Railways - Six Decades of Change written by SRS member Philip J Kelley. This hardback book has over 200 pages and documents the last 60 years of Swiss Railways in text and 450 colour and monochrome photographs.  The price is £30 including UK postage and it is available from SRS Sales. The book will be reviewed in the December issue of Swiss Express.

Member Jason Sargerson has produced a second booklet entitled 'Swiss Narrow Gauge Volume Two: East'. This is an A4, 36 page booklet, with  over 100 colour photographs and describes 21 Narrow Gauge railways in North and East Switzerland. It is priced at £10.00 including postage and is available from Jason at 17 Muirfield Park, Westbourne Avenue, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU5 3JF. Cheques should be made payable to Jason Sargerson.  It will be reviewed in December 2014 Swiss Express.