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The Local Area Group of the Swanage Railway Trust
The PRC provides support for the Swanage Railway Trust and the Swanage Railway. Our main focus is the presentation of railway-oriented talks, slide and film shows. Our meetings include an "update" on the latest happenings on the Swanage Railway. Details of our latest programme are shown below.

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Programme Details
Date Description Type Speaker
13-Apr-18 Archive films from the collection of Colin Stone Videos Colin Stone
This evening's presentation consists of the following films "shot" by Colin between the years 1977 to 1985.
  • UK Preserved Steam. Scenes at various UK heritage railways during this period.
  • Railway Scenes at Poole in the 1970s and 1980s. Scenes in the diesel era within Poole Borough.
  • South African Steam. Mostly British built steam locomotives working hard in day to day revenue earning service - long after such familiar scenes had ceased in the UK.
  • Trains around the UK. Mainline and Heritage Line trains, both steam and diesel with "bonus footage".
18-May-18 Tourist Trains of Ecuador and Peru in 2014 Presentation David Peel
David returns to the PRC to present a photographic record of his recent visit to South America.
29-Jun-18 Past, Present and Future of the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway. Presentation Peter G. Bennett
Peter is a member of the GWSR. He will provide a complete overview of the GWSR with an update on the Broadway extension.
14-Sep-18 t.b.a. t.b.a.
19-Oct-18 A Selection of Dvds from the Andrew P. M. Wright Collection
Meeting in collaboration with the Purbeck Film Festival
Why not visit the Library and look at the photograph collections?
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Venue: Village Hall, Haycraft's Lane, Harman's Cross, Dorset BH19 3EB 7.30pm unless otherwise stated