For enthusiasts,researchers and modellers of the Great Eastern Railway

2019 Half Yearly Meeting - Advance Notice

The next HALF YEARLY MEETING of the GERS will be held on Saturday 19th October 2019, in the King’s Centre, 63 – 75 King Street, Norwich NR1 1PH

The planned programme (subject to confirmation) is as follows:

09.00 Hall opens for setting up.

09.30 Meeting opens. Time to buy raffle tickets, GERS sales items, second hand books etc.

10.25 Chairman opens meeting.

10.30 Presentation by Steve Beamon ‘The History of the British Transport Police Part 1 1820 to 1948.

12.00 Lunch break. Sales stands open, Buy your raffle tickets.

13.15 Society announcements.

13.30 Presentation by Reg Davies on ‘Frederick V. Russell’. (GER Chief Draughtsman)

14.30 Refreshment Break. Sales stands open.

14.50 Raffle draw.

15.00 Presentation by Mike Bootman 'An introduction to the LNER Carriage and Coaching Stock built for the GE Section'

16.00 Final circulation and clearing up.



TRAIN as at May 2019





Liverpool Street   07.00 07.30 08.00
Colchester 07.47 08.23 08.47
Ipswich 08.08 08.44 09.08
Norwich 08.50 09.27 09.50
06.27 07.35
Cambridge 06e35 07.00 07e37 08.09
Ely 07.06 07.18 08.16 08.28
Norwich 08.13 08.30 09.15 09.30


e = Change at Ely


From Norwich Station it takes 10 minutes to walk to the venue.

Details on car/ bus/ walking routes also car and disabled parking will appear in September’s News.

Engineering Work. Details will appear in September’s News. Always check the various websites before traveling.


Any member who wishes to use a sales table, please contact Rodger Green on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There is a small charge for members selling items for their own profit.


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