Worcester

Transport and Machinery

At WR2 5SN Monthly on Wed at 2pm at Rushwick Village Hall WR2 5TA or visits as arranged. (Both time and day of visits may vary, depending on the requirements of the place visited.)

Scroll down for some pictures of the Bugatti Heritage trip; photos from other snappers on the trip would be very welcome!

Leader and Contact: D Barrett.

The Transport and Machinery Group embraces all aspects of transport and static machinery. There is no restriction on numbers so if you're interested, do come along - the more the merrier! Although I am acting as Group co-ordinator for administrative purposes I am not any kind of expert. As a result I look to members to give presentations on their particular interests, propose visits and otherwise contribute to the Group.

David Barrett
Tel
01905 423440.

You may be interested in the Worcester Industrial Archaeology and Local History Society. Click on Industrial for a look at their web site.

The programme so far is listed under 'Dates for your Diary'. These events will be slotted in in due course if they can be arranged:

Here are some suggestions for the future; comments - and volunteer organisers - are invited.

  • Birmingham Jewellery Quarter and Pen Museum
  • SS Great Britain, Bristol;
  • Aerospace Museum Bristol;
  • Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne;
  • National Space Centre, Leicester;
  • Black Country Museum, Dudley;
  • Blists Hill Museum, Ironbridge;
  • Tyseley Engine Sheds, Birmingham.

Past and Recent Trips

Below are three photos from Ray Collett's Dec 12th talk on Sri Lankan railways; for those of you who want to know more, the book Ray referred to was: Hemasiri Fernando (2014) The Uva Railway - Railway to the Moon ISBN 978-955-44167-1-0. The company he went with was PTG Rail Tours.

Nine Arch GotwalaReverse Curves among Tea GardensSummit near Patticola

Here are some photos by Pete Ager of the October 13th trip to Bugatti Heritage.

Bugatti Logo Baby Peugeot Some of the Group admiring a Type 55. Type 55 Bugatti Dashboard

Here are some photos from the trip to Hereford Waterworks Museum, also courtesy of Pete Ager.

The Group at Hereford Waterworks Museum HWWM 2 HWWM 3 HWWM 4
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