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« on: January 28, 2021, 02:43:05 pm »

From https://www.railfuture.org.uk/webinar (as that page is / was on 28.1.2021)

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As shown below, the Railfuture directors confirm that there will deinfitely be an AGM in 2021, and it will be held in July in order to maximise the chance of being able to hold it as a physical meeting, If this is not possible to do because of COVID-19 then it will be conducted by Zoom.

2021/Birmingham (AGM)

Sat 17/07/2021 16th Railfuture Ltd AGM

It is intended to hold a physical event. If this is not possible it will be by Zoom. There was no AGM in 2020

Hosted by Railfuture West Midlands branch

Availability and/or price of lunch is still being investigated.

The venue does not allow people to eat their own food on the premises.
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2021, 04:30:03 pm »

While on the subject of RailFuture and meetings ... across GWR (Great Western Railway) territory the branches are

Devon and Cornwall
The counties of Cornwall (a unitary authority) and Devon, including the unitary authorities of Plymouth City and Torbay, as well as the Districts of Exeter, East Devon, Mid-Devon, North Devon, West Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, and Torridge.

Severnside
The Severnside branch covers Gloucestershire, Greater Bristol, Somerset, North Wiltshire.

Thames Valley
Berkshire (now the six unitary authorities of Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor & Maidenhead, and Wokingham), Buckinghamshire (now the unitary authority of Buckingham) Milton Keynes unitary authority, and Oxfordshire.

Wales/Cymru
All of Wales

West Midlands Branch
The counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, the unitary authorities of Telford & Wrekin, Stoke-on-Trent, and the Metropolitan Districts of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, and Wolverhampton.

Wessex
Hampshire and the unitary authorities of Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, Southampton, south Wiltshire, and also the south-west of West Sussex.

None of these branches has (as yet) any meetings - online or in real life - showing for 2021 on the website via https://www.railfuture.org.uk/branches/ .   Very interesting new paper from the Wessex Branch who write

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We've started 2021 by looking at the various challenges facing railways in the South and the opportunities for improving train frequencies, journey times and service reliability. Our observations and proposals are set out in a Briefing Paper on the subject, which you can read at https://www.railfuture.org.uk/display2564


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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2021, 04:56:11 pm »

You missed the various London Branches & divisions?
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2021, 05:24:32 pm »

You missed the various London Branches & divisions?

Can you advise further there, Chris, please?  I have included branches which cover GWR (Great Western Railway) stations and I think that brings me in to the east of Slough - just some TfL» (Transport for London - about) / overground overlap and the Greenford Shuttle. Which should I be adding?
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