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Cambridge University Railway Club
AbbreviationCURC
Formation1911; 111 years ago (1911)
as The Railway Club
Cambridge University branch
Founded atCambridge, England
TypeEnthusiasts Society
Location
Region
UK, and international
FieldsRail Transport
PublicationThe Eagle
Websitecurc.org.uk


The Cambridge University Railway Club (CURC) was formed in 1911 and is the third oldest railway club in the world, after The Railway Club (1899 - now defunct) and the Stephenson Locomotive Society (1909). It is one of the clubs and societies of the University of Cambridge. The club is engaged closely with the railway industry.

The CURC activities include:

The CURC had a good friendship with the Oxford University Railway Society (OURS), with an annual Varsity Quiz. However OURS folded in the late 1990s.

References

  1. ^ "IClass 08 Number 08757". RailUK. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2018.