November 2021

Product of the Month!

Posted by Robert Hampton on 10th November 2021 at 7:00 pm

Cover of Railways Illustrated magazine

We are thrilled to announce that Railways Illustrated has named our book, Merseyrail: 50 Years of Progress, their “Product of the Month” in the December 2021 issue.

“With a well selected range of historic and general photos included, as well as a wide selection of maps, posters and publicity material, it is clear that a lot of time and research has been put into its production…The publishers are to be congratulated on such an outstanding piece of work.”

Many thanks to Railways Illustrated for featuring us and giving us such a glowing review! The full review can be found in the December 2021 issue of Railways Illustrated magazine, which is on newsstands now.

If you haven’t already, pick up a copy of Merseyrail: 50 Years of Progress from class502.org.uk/shop for just £7.80 (including UK P&P).

50 Years of Merseyrail at the Tramway & Light Railway Society

Posted by Robert Hampton on 3rd November 2021 at 7:00 pm

We are pleased to announce that 502 Group member and accomplished local author Martyn Hilbert will be presenting “Merseyrail: 50 Years of Progress” to the Tramway & Light Railway Society’s Merseyside branch on Monday 15th November.

Martyn co-authored our Merseyrail 50 book as well as other recent works on Greater Manchester’s trains and the class 142 “Pacers”.

The venue is Sefton Park Community Association, 3 Croxteth Drive, Liverpool L17 3AG. Admission is £3 which includes refreshments served at a midpoint break. All are welcome to attend. The meeting convenes at 7.30pm.