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 11th FEBUARY
“TfL’s Rail Activities in 2019”, by Kim Rennie.
Kim Rennie presents his review of Underground, Overground, Docklands Light Railway and London Trams activities in 2019. 19.00 for 19.15 in the Upper Room at All Souls Clubhouse, Cleveland Street, W.1.
Tuesday 10th March.
“From tourist guides to airline maps: Beck connections worldwide”
With Dr.Maxwell Roberts and Mark Ovenden.
Henry Beck's 1933 Underground diagram and its successors proved to be more widely influential than many people realize. We will look at imitations of his work that appear in tourist guides to London, and then give an overview of 100 years of Airline cartography, highlighting the part played by Beck's own designs and ideas.