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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
12-Jan-18 Swanage Railway - The Last 50 Years Digital Andrew Wright
Long-time Swanage Railway volunteer, official photographer and press officer Andrew P.M. Wright will be telling the story of the herculean political and practical battle of rebuild the award-winning heritage line, starting from nothing in 1976 and culminating in a trial passenger train service to Wareham in the summer of 2017.
09-Feb-18 160 Years of Railways in Weymouth Presentation Brian Jackson
We look forward to welcoming Brian once more for his presentation on a subject close to his heart!
09-Mar-18 Indian Narrow Gauge Railways Digital Peter Jordan
This talk covers Indian narrow gauge in general and not just the popular “Indian Hill Railways”.
13-Apr-18 Archive Film from the collection of Colin Stone Videos Colin Stone
Colin will be taking us on a journey through his extensive video archives.
18-May-18 Tourist Trains of Ecuador and Peru in 2014 David Peel
David returns to the PRC to present a photographic record of his recent visit to South America.
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