London Area Meetings


The London Area of the IRRS provides a welcoming forum in Southern England for those who are interested in Irish transport, particularly railways, both past and contemporary. From October to the following April, meetings are usually held in central London. Well attended and featuring interesting & expert presenters, many of whom travel from Ireland, the talks are an opportunity for our speakers to impart specialist knowledge and information.

We hold monthly meetings from October to April every year hosting illustrated talks by speakers on a wide range of Irish transport subjects. Usually we hold our meetings in a central London venue but due to Covid, our meetings next season may be held either live or online depending on the Covid situation. The Winter programme will commence in October, click here for the list of events to be held by the London Area during 2021-22. Please note the uncertainties due to Covid. This will be followed later by our full programme setting out details of talks.



London meetings are usually held in the Function Room, Calthorpe Arms, 252 Gray’s Inn Road, LONDON WC1X 8JR

At present all lectures are to be delivered on-line as described above. News of a return to our normal venue will be published here in due course.

The IRRS also has regional meetings for its branches in Manchester, Dublin and Cork.