The LURS holds monthly meetings at which a speaker will talk about a relevant topic.Talks are usually illustrated by slides or a PowerPoint presentation and are usually followed by a question and answer session.
Doors open at 18:40 for a prompt 19:15 start
THE UPPER ROOM
141 Cleveland Street
London W1T 6QG
Before and after the talk a sales stand is usually available - this opens at 18.45
Please note that meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of each month - please see below for exact dates. A write-up or report is published in Underground News both as a record of what took place and for the benefit of members who did not attend.
Expected forthcoming meetings are listed below and also in the printed copies of Underground News.
Regretfully the LURS cannot be held responsible in the event of an advertised meeting being cancelled or changed due to unforeseen circumstances.
Tuesday 8th October
“The 4LM Upgrade Project” with Chris Hobden, 4LM Project Director.
Chris will be coming along to give us a presentation on the progress of this major London Underground project.
Tuesday 12th November
"Drawing on the Archive" - a dip into the dusty corners of the LU digitised drawing archive. With Malcolm Payne BSc CEng MICE
Professional Head of Infrastructure Protection, TfL Engineering.
Malcolm’s presentation will include drawings relating to a range of static infrastructure. Key areas will be stations, depots, bridges, tunnels, Parliamentary drawings, property ownership and signage will feature. Drawings cover the era 1860 to 2000 and all lines (past and present) and eras will be represented, including some inherited from our predecessors. There will also be some of schemes started but never finished and of some that never got off the drawing board.
Tuesday 10th December.
"The Birth of the Tubes" with Antony Badsey-Ellis.
Author of a new book, Antony’s presentation will show us how the tube railways were seen in the period 1890 - 1918 through the use of press reports and publicity materials issued by the companies.