SRS News

Swiss Travel Centre - Special Discount Offer for SRS members is continued into 2014. 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 2015 AGM and Spring Meet  will be held on the 14th March 2015 at the Hallmark Hotel, Derby. More details later.

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 March 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 12th April 2014

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

Latest News

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 and Roger Ellis is requesting offers of layouts and displays. 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.

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                                                     Sales News
Sale - SRS Parker Vector Pen - Red body with SRS Logo - refillable  now only £5.00
New - ST Publications Spotters Guide to Austria & Switzerland 2014 £13.00

John Jesson’s 2014 Nuremburg Toy Fair report can be found via the Modelling Page

Martin Fisher seeks your assistance 

The programme of eight Swiss Travel Guides is due to be completed this year with the publication of "Basel and North West Switzerland".  Emboldened by the success of these Guides, the Society will be publishing more books about Switzerland over the next few years. The first few additional titles are already in the pipeline but I am writing to seek your assistance with a book that is not scheduled for publication until March 2016. That book will be about Swiss Post Buses and while there is likely to be a bit about the history of the organisation and a description of the fleet the main object will be to describe a selection of routes operated by the company. There are some obvious Alpine candidates for inclusion but I would be very grateful if members could let me know of routes they have enjoyed over the years, whether in the Alps or in less well-known corners of Switzerland. In this event, please add a sentence or two about what made the journey so memorable for you. Please email c/o putting Swiss Express PostAuto in the subject box, or write direct to me at 28 Appletree Lane, Redditch, Worcs, England, B97 6SE, by the end of September 2014.  Thanks.

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.