Historical Societies and Museums

Operating Railways
Locomotive Groups
General and Specialist Railway Societies
Local Railway Societies

British Overseas Railways Historical Trust
Web site: http://users.classicfm.net/pwa/borht
Arranges the rescue and preservation of British-built artifacts from overseas railways. Works in co-operation with major museums and other preservation groups. Publishes and distributes books and journals on overseas railway subjects, runs sales/publicity stand and holds occasional social meetings.
R.A.I.L. Representative: Mostyn Lewis
For further information contact: BORHT, c/o West Greenwich House 141 Greenwich High Road, Greenwich London, SE10 8JA

Crampton Tower Museum Society
Web site: www.cramptontower.co.uk
Museum in Broadstairs, Kent, devoted to the work of local engineer Thomas R Crampton. Museum includes general and local transport items, related to railways in Thanet, the Ramsgate Tunnel Railway, Thanet tramways, and the Broadstairs - Canterbury stagecoach. Also has six working layouts in N, OO, O and Gauge 1.
R.A.I.L. Representative: Robert Tolhurst, 42 Northdown Hill, St Peter's, Broadstairs, Kent CT10 3HU

Enfield & District Veteran Vehicle Society
GWR Preservation Group Ltd
Web site: www.gwrpg.co.uk
Working to develop former GWR loco depot at Southall as an operating steam centre for the West London area.
R.A.I.L. Representative: Bob Gorringe, 16 Grange Close, Heston, Middlesex TW5 0HW

Kew Bridge Steam Museum
Web site: www.kbsm.org
Restoring steam pumping engines and developing a waterworks museum, including short section of industrial narrow gauge railway with steam-hauled passenger trains.
R.A.I.L. Representative: Vacant
For further information contact: Contact KBSM, Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0EN

Railway & Canal Historical Society
Promoting historical research into canal and railway transport.
R.A.I.L. Representative: Michael Thomson, Flat 5, 28 Blakesley Avenue, London W5 2DW

Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust
Web site: www.sdrt.org.uk
Maintains a museum dedicated (but not exclusively) to the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway, and educates the public about the SDJR.
R.A.I.L. Representative: Jonathan Edwards, 6 Waldron Road, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, HA2 0HU

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