Irish Transport Heritage Events
The following are the Indoor Events for the incoming months all of which will be held in the McElhinney Room 2, The Pavilion, NICSSSA, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast and commence at 19.45. Admission free Open to non-members Retiring collection.
Thursday 10th January 2013 Remnants of Irish Railways North and South
Over the years member Richard Hayes and the late Roy Forsythe toured the length and breadth of Ireland seeking out what was left of many of Irelands long closed railways. Tonight, by way of a tribute to his friend Roy, Richard has kindly agreed to give us a glimpse of some of the things they came across on their travels.
Thursday 14th February 2013 St Valentines Night Massacre
Once again member Noel ORawe takes us through another selection of his photograph collection. As always this promises to be an interesting and entertaining evening delivered in Noels inimitable style. And the reason for the title, thats the fate that awaits Noel when Cherie finds out what hes doing on Valentines night.
Thursday 7th March 2013 Up and Down the Alps Switzerland in 2012 PLEASE NOTE DATE
Dublin member Clifton Flewitt visited Switzerland for his 2012 summer holiday and tonight we look at some of the rail, bus and tram systems which he encountered along the way. These always prove to be interesting and informative meetings and once again we thank Clifton for taking the time and trouble to make the long trek North to entertain us.
Please note that to facilitate Clifton, this meeting will be one week earlier than usual, i.e. the first Thursday of the month and not the usual second.
A special word of thanks to all who have agreed to give presentations at our forthcoming meetings, your efforts are very much appreciated.
Friday 3rd Monday 6th May 2013 Llandudno Transport Festival
Once again, the May
Day Bank Holiday weekend will see us heading across the
Irish Sea to North Wales and the Transport Festival at
the seaside resort of Llandudno.