Derby & District Branch


Branch News

We try to have a speaker at all our meetings
An annual dinner is held each January, which is always well-attended
We arrange various days out.

Branch Meetings

Held at 11.10 in The Brunswick Inn, 1 Railway Terrace, Derby

Dear Member,

In view of the current situation concerning the Corona Virus, it has been decided to cancel the following meetings:

Annual General Meeting – 3rd December 2020

Annual Luncheon – 28 January 2021

Stay safe

Kind regards
Keith Greatorex.

Branch Newsletter

Click HERE to view the latest Newsletter, March/April 2020 issue 73

Branch Diary

BTPF Derby Annual Luncheon Thursday 25 January 2018

BTPF Derby Annual Luncheon 26 January 2017

Annual Luncheon

Window on the Past

The picture below shows a 84xx Pannier banking a Blue Pullman up the Lickey Incline in April 1964, Alan Spencer one of our Derby Branch members was the Fireman on the Banker.  Alan started his railway career as an Engine Cleaner at Bromsgrove.  The train shown in the picture was a Swansea FC to Birmingham City FOTEX.
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Blue Pullman in 1964

Blue Pullman in 1964


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