THE BRITISH OVERSEAS RAILWAYS HISTORICAL TRUST
 
A UK Registered Educational Charity

Events


The events which we will be attending over the next few months will include

Railways to Liberty 3 at Eeklo, Belgium, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19, 2019.

Global Rail at Didcot, Saturday 15 June 2019

Weekend at War, Simpelveld, 14 and 15 July 2019

CFV3V International Steam Festival, Marienbourg, Belgium, 22 & 23 Sept 2018

European Railways Association Show, Saturday 28 September 2019

ExpoNG at Swanley, Saturday, 26 Oct 2019

Library and Shop Openings

Your opportunity to meet us if you are not a member and for members to meet members of the Council of Management and other Trust members.

We always need help with shows and so if you can help please email us at borht.org@gmail.com to volunteer.


Show Reports

Sierra Leone at Locomotion, 8 & 9 Sep 2012.


Railways to Liberty 3

This event will be held on

Saturday 18 May and Sunday 19 May 2019.

Opening times are 11:00 to 19:00 on Saturday and 10:00 to 17:00 hrs on Sunday

The venue is Leopoldlaan 60, 9900 Eeklo, Belgium.

See the Codus-WW2 website and Maldegem Stoomcentrum website for more details of this WW2 event.

We will have a table with sales and display of models and would like help manning this.


Global Rail

The exhibition will be held on

Saturday, 15 June 2019.

Opening times are 10:30 to 16:30 and the venue is, as usual, Didcot Civic Centre, Britwell Rd, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 7JN.

We will have a sales stand and display of models.


Weekend at War.

14 and 15 July at Simpelveld, Netherlands.

Our contribution to the show is being planned.


CFV3V International Steam Festival

The International Steam Festival takes place at the Chemin de Fer à Vapeur des Trois Vallées at Mariembourg in Belgium
on Saturday and Sunday, the 21 and 22 September 2019.

We will have a stand in the museum building at Treignes Station with a display of HO/OO models and the Rum-Tum-Tali Railway.

More details of the International Steam Festival can be found on the 3 Valleys website


European Railways Association Show,

The exhibition will be held on

Saturday 28 September 2019.

The venue is The H Suite, 100 Icknield Port Road, Edgebaston, Birmingham, B15 0AA.

We will have a sales stand and a display of models.


ExpoNG

The exhibition will be held on

Saturday, 26 October 2019.

Opening times are 10:00 to 17:00 and the venue is, as usual, the White Oak Leisure Centre, Swanley, Kent.

We will have a sales stand and a small display of models.

For more details about ExpoNG see the ExpoNG website.


Library and Shop Openings

We have reinstated general library open days on the second Tuesday in the month, except August.

The next Library and Shop opening will be from 14.00 to 20.00 hrs on Tuesday 14th May 2019.

Followed by 11th June, 9th July, (No August opening), 10th September and 8th October.

The library is still open for research by appointment at other times.

You may arrange with Mostyn Lewis or Paul Waters to visit the library at other times, except Sundays. Access can be arranged from 10.00 to 21.00 hrs Monday to Friday, 10.00 to 17.00 Saturdays - email our Registered Office.

For instructions to find the library, see How to Find Us on the More about the Trust page.


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