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Recent News of the Society


A club ‘Zoom’ meeting was held in February with Chris Devenish showing pictures of some of the locos and models he has come across over the years.  Titled “A Lifetime of Trains”, nearly 40 members logged in to the very interesting meeting.

The March ‘Zoom’ meeting was watched by about 50 members and friends and was a history of the ‘New Romney Branch Line’ by John Wimble.  Also, Andy Nash showed pictures of some activity on the club site during 2020.

The April ‘Zoom’ meeting was a show about the construction of Dungeness ‘A’ Nuclear Power Station with Richard Linkins giving the basics of nuclear power and showing a lot pictures from the early 1960s.

Following the latest lockdown lifting of restrictions, and subject to the government guidelines at the time, up to SIX members are now allowed on site.  This hopefully will increase to up to THIRTY as from Monday, 17th May, again subject to the current guidelines.  The current rules regarding social distancing, hand cleaning etc. should be maintained.

As per last year, a rota system will be in place and please contact John Wimble, 01797-362295, if and when you would like to visit the site. 

The club have a small portable compressor for disposal with a donation to club funds   Contact Brian on 01303-872921 for details.

Our President, Bobby Jones, was interviewed some time ago about his involvement with railways, full-size and miniature and also the RMMES, on the local radio station Romney Marsh FM.  You can hear a recording of the interview if you click here (might take a minute to load).

 

Some recent activity at Rolfe Lane.
   

 

 



A busy time in the steaming bays.

 

5" gauge 0-4-2 'Gladstone'.

 

'G' scale
in the garden railway.

 

2˝" gauge LNER 2-8-2 'P2'.

 

5" gauge 'Class 59' at the Open Day.


                                                      

 

 

 

 

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