Welcome to the London Area of the Irish Railway Record Society
We provide a forum in London for Members of the Society and others interested in Irish transport, particularly railways, covering all aspects of the subject – historical and contemporary, infrastructure, rolling stock and people, throughout the island.
You can become a member of the Society on the IRRS Membership page
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, for Oct-Dec, our meetings will be held online on Zoom. A decision will be made later re. meetings in 2022 depending on the Covid situation. For our full programme setting out details of talks etc.click here IRRSProg’21’22
For reports of previous meetings please go to Previous Events. This illustrates the type of programme we offer.
Each Spring we normally hold our Transport Collectors’ Market at Chiswick, West London. However, the planned date for the next TCM on Saturday 12th March 2022 has now been cancelled. It is planned to hold the next TCM in 2023. For further details about the Market, please go to Transport Collectors’ Market
IRRS (London Area) 60th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION postponed
Our 60th anniversary celebration, planned for Saturday 6th November 2021 has been postponed due to Covid risks. It is now planned for the afternoon of Saturday 5th November 2023 in central London. Further details in a year’s time but please note the new date.
IRRS Manchester Area
The IRRS Manchester Area is based in central Manchester. For further information visit the Manchester Area Website – go to :-: irrsmanchester.wordpress.com
Meet our Members
The Irish Railway Record Society London Area is a hub of railway enthusiasts from all walks of life. New profiles are always being added with our members answering the same questions but providing very different answers. Visit the Meet our Members
Events and Sales Stand
Please note that the usual IRRS sales stands at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition and at SCALEFORUM AND SCALEFOUR NORTH are cancelled for 2022 due to Covid
Collections and Bequests
The IRRS London Area is delighted to accept collections of Irish railway material that would otherwise be disposed of. We use it for research, our archive, or find a good enthusiast home for it. Please go to irrslondon.com/contact-us-feedback
Mike Jose (1937 – 2021) the former Chairman of the London Area has sadly died. Read the full obituary here Mike Jose
Irish Railway Record Society in Ireland
The IRRS London Area parent body is based in Dublin. Further details can be found on the Irish IRRS website
For links to other Irish related websites go to Links
The Irish Railway Record Society is active on Facebook, Twitter,YouTube, Flickr To view/participate go to Irish IRRS website