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July 2016

Canterbury Belle Excursion

9th July 2016
Steam train service

We had nearly 40 people getting on at Reddish South and more at Stockport because of the lifts at Stockport. The train got to be 15 minutes late at Rugby but by using the more direct west coast route we made up time and arrived at Clapham Junction just a few minutes behind schedule. About 50/60 got off in London but just about the same number got on for the "mini" tour from there to Cantebury. The sun shone as…

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August 2017

FoRSS 10th Anniversary Dinner, Sykes Restaurant Reddish

16th August 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00

We had a fantastic evening on Sat 29th July, when about 25 members of FoRSS met in the new Sykes Bistro Restaurant that has now gone from just a very good coffee bar to an excellent restaurant.  Special guest Andrew Gwynne MP  spoke about how well the group has been over the years in maintaining and improving the Station and keeping our campaign going for proper rail services along the line .  The small restaurant was full with our party…

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Retro Railtours: Edinburgh Festival Express

28th August 2017

The Edinburgh Festival Express was a fantastic day out to a superb city .  We all enjoyed the superb scenery up the East Coast,  the great company, food and drink on board and even some nice folk music provided by Ged and Rylands which went down very well.  Retro Railtours provide the fantastic bacon butties and hot drinks and Greenfield Brewery provided the great selection of draught beers especially enjoyed on the way home, either from the bar or right…

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September 2017

(Upcoming Event) MacMillan Coffee Morning

4th September 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00

MacMillan Charity Morning We will be holding our annual MacMillan Coffee Morning on  Friday 29th Sept  10:00 till 12:00 on the Station platform.    This very important charity has always been close to our hearts at FoRRS as very few of us have not known anyone who has not been affected in some way  with this dreadful disease.  We have had some very good coffee mornings down on the platform which is quite remarkable given its relatively remote location.  We hope…

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March 2018

RetroRailtours Bath / Salisbury excursion !

18th March 2018 @ 08:00 - 17:00

This news is PUBLISHED Mar 18th. The Tour is Sat 26th May The superb RetroRailtours company have announced this years tour to Bath / Salisbury.   This will be on Saturday May 26th starting in Huddersfield.  It also picks up at Stalybridge,  REDDISH SOUTH , Stockport Wilmslow, Crewe & Shrewsbury.  PLEASE CHECK with RETRORAILTOURS for full details and for bookings.   However this fantastic tour, has Full Dining, First Class or Standard Class options plus hot snacks / drinks and the famous morning…

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