SEERS - HISTORY




‘SEERS’ origins go back to 1953 when a group of enthusiasts in the Southend area were
keen to form a local railway society, based around a desire to promote an appreciation
of a general interest in railways alongside railway modelling.


On our formation we established a regular base for our meetings in Leigh on Sea
which then enabled development of assets such as the library and test track.


Since that time SEERS has gone from strength to strength, being involved in;
the Southend centenary celebrations for the London Tilbury and Southend
lines in 1956 and the Great Eastern lines in 1989.


SEERS supported the LTS 125 celebration in 1981 with an exhibition of
LTS photographs and models staged at the then Southend Central Library
and the members enjoyed a reserved coach in the special HST train.


SEERS organised exhibitions in Leigh-on-sea to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2003 and 60th in 2013.
More recently During February 2020 a model railway exhibition called SEERS on Show was staged in Leigh on Sea.
Planning for SEERS 70th is underway . . . .



A recent arrival that may soon be history.



12 coach c2c 387/3 approaching Chalkwell.



Filmed on a windy day on Leigh sea-front.




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