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Welcome to Wells Railway Fraternity. We are a friendly group interested in all aspects of railways from modelling to photography and history and just a general interest in trains of all sorts.

We hold monthly meetings from September to May at the Town Hall in Wells, Somerset. Meetings are free to members and just £4 per meeting for non-members and guests.

Annual membership is just £20 and includes:

• entry to all meetings

• opportunities to meet new railway friends

• and much more.

Please contact our secretary Andrew Ball 01749 673429 to enquire about membership.



13 September
Hugh Ballantyne’s S&D Photos
Richard Pelham

11 October
Final Journey – the Untold Story of Funeral Trains
Nicolas Wheatley

8 November
Cuba During the Sugar Harvest
Mike Walker

13 December
A.G.M. followed by Quiz – set by last year’s winner
Andy Ball


10 January
Members Talks

Roaming in Wisconsin
Malcolm Dowson

followed by

Mechanical Horses
Dave Mace

14 February
The Bodmin and Wenford Railway
Jimmy James

14 March
The History of the British Transport Police
Bill Rogerson

11 April
To North Wales for Steam (including slate quarries)
Michael Clemens

9 May
Railway Roundabout
Brian Arman


For more details contact Andrew Tucker 01749 830 695


Page Updated 12.01.2023