As you may all no
doubt be aware the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the UK has resulted in
the closure of the railways hosting our meeting and weekend entertainment.
cognisance of the UK Government advice and the need for social distancing we
have regrettably taken the decision to summarily Adjourn the Narrow Gauge
Railway Society Annual General Meeting of the 9th May. The lack of a quorum
forces adjournment in accordance with Article 32. The Location where the AGM was
to have taken place is closed.
The Annual General
Meeting will now occur at a time or place to be determined by the Directors
currently consider that the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic may be protracted
and are reviewing how a virtual meeting might take place in order to comply with
our Company obligations.
Please return your
proxy voting forms
as these are likely to be used in a virtual meeting.
Statfold Barn Open Days 2020
Statfold Barn is returning to the concept of
Enthusiasts days, which in 2020 was to be held on March 21st, June 13th and
be part of the Rail,Road & Ale weekend of Sept 12-13th as in 2019. March
attractions would have been the grand opening
of the new workshops based in the museum
and the opening of the normally inaccessible storage area. The March event has
been re-scheduled for August 8th.
NGRS Visits (
Details of visits and application forms can be found on our Visits
Page, You will be able to apply for an organised visits by printing out
and submitting the required Application Form. Currently one visit has been arranged to Frossy-Cappy-Dompierre
on September 27th, but more will follow from the issue of the March NGN.
To clarify the legal position of
members and the public making visits to railway sites or our library,
you are advised to read our
visitors thoroughly. This is also available from the Downloads page
change is that NGRS visits are members-only and open solely to people who
are full, e-, Associate or Visits and e-NGN members. An application
for various levels of membership can be made via the
A daytrip to Frossy-Cappy-Dompierre
on September 27th 2020 has been arranged as a joint venture with the RCTS
and members with email addresses will have been notified directly via
Membermojo to establish the level of interest. Applications for this trip are now available
to all members from our Visits
Your Personal Details:
Members should regularly check their personal details, especially after email or house address
changes. This MemberMojo
link, also available via the 'Membership'
page on the left, will allow you to check and amend your details. The
Data Protection Act, as it affects the NGRS, can be found on the same page
and will be updated before May 25th 2018.
Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways
Guide: PUBLIC Edition 2019
2019 ANNUAL GUIDE : PUBLIC EDITION
The latest guide (Mar 2019) is now available as a