Railway Correspondence and Travel Society

Railway Correspondence and Travel Society

The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society is a national society founded in Cheltenham, UK in 1928 to bring together those interested in rail transport and locomotives.

Since 1929 the Society has published a regular journal "The Railway Observer" which records the current railway scene. It also has regional branches which organise meetings and trips to places of interest and a members’ library. [cite book|author=Simmons, Jack and Biddle, Gordon (ed.)|title=The Oxford Companion to British Railway History from 1603 to the 1990s|publisher=Oxford University Press|year=1997|isbn=0-19-211697-5]

It has published definitive multivolume locomotive histories of the Great Western, Southern and London and North Eastern Railways, and has in progress similar works on the London, Midland and Scottish Railway and BR standard steam locomotives.


External links

* [http://www.rcts.org.uk Railway Correspondence and Travel Society]

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