Our Programme

Programme of Events - last updated 31 July 2017




6 Dec 2016 to 22 Feb 2017

Darlington, Head of Steam

Display: The Forcett Branch.

18 Feb 2017

Darlington, Head of Steam

Talk: From Saltburn to Seal Sands, Part 1, by Richard Barber.

1 Mar 2017 to 12 Apr 2017

Darlington, Head of Steam

Display: Harrogate – Northallerton 1848-1967.

4 Mar 2017

Hull, Carnegie Centre

Talk: Dr Michael Williams on the Whitby to Loftus line, and extension to Scarborough

1 Apr 2017

York, Bar Convent

Talk: Lost property, by Robin Coulthard. NELPG talk.

Talks by John Hunt on NELPG locomotives followed by AGM at 1500 hrs

8 Apr 2017

London, Model Rly Club

Talk: Hartlepool Marina by Stephen Frost

 29 Apr 2017 Grosmont Walk: Grosmont - Goathland and return

13 May 2017 to 2 Jul 2017

Darlington, Head of Steam

Display: A railway history of Shildon 1825-2004.

20 May 2017

Darlington, Head of Steam

Talk: A Ryedale Ramble, by Robin Coulthard

27 May 2017


Walk: Pickering South and North.Meet Park Street, Pickering Station at 1100.

17 Jun 2017

Tanfield Railway


6 Sep 2017 to 29 Nov 2017

Darlington, Head of Steam

Display: Hopetown heritage.

7 Oct 2017

York, Bar Convent

1040  LNER colour slides - Martin Mills

1150  Modelling North Eastern Railways - Dr David Addyman

1400  Growing up in the North East - Ian Watson

4 Nov 2017

London, Model Rly Club

Hull, Carnegie Centre

1400  The Great Railway Time Machine - A Special Edition  by Steve Armitage

1330 Railway Accidents in the Hull area - talk by Neil Mackay

18 Nov 2017

Darlington, Head of Steam

1330 Presentation by John Midcalf on the theme of 'Stainmore'






Head of Steam (North Road Railway Museum), Darlington at 1.30pm

Sat Nav Postcode is DL3 6ST

To confirm a Darlington meeting on the day, please ring the NERA Archive on 01325 350770 or Museum Reception on 01325 405060



“Carnegie Centre" 342 Anlaby Road corner of Walton Street at 1.30pm

Sat Nav Postcode is HU3 6JA



Model Railway Club Rooms, Keen House, 4 Calshot Street, London at 2pm. Members meet at 12.30 in the “Betjeman Arms” in St Pancras International Station prior to the meeting.

 Sat Nav Postcode is N1 9DA



Bar Convent, 17 Blossom Street start at 10am

Sat Nav Postcode is YO24 1AQ


For maps in PDF file format  click this link 


Committee Meeting Dates

Members attend by invite only- contact General Secretary 



4 Feb, 6 May, 12 Aug, 25 Nov. 

Sales Stand Events



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