Journal

Each month, members receive a fully‐illustrated full‐colour 40‐page (on average) Journal,  covering news of bus, tram and railway tickets from the UK and overseas, plus feature articles of historical and current‐day interest, including the long‐established Talking Tickets column discussing British and Irish railway ticket historical topics. There are also book reviews, members advertisements and announcements of all the latest Society Ticket Distributions.

Besides regular news columns, recent issues contained features including …

September 2019

Tickets in Museums: The Delaine Museum …. More on Birch Bros. …. Talking Tickets : N.E.R. Ticket Agencies … Hull and the Continent … An Unusual Rubberstamp … Overseas News : USA – Florida – Brightline

August 2019

Talking Tickets : Midland Railway Weekly Season Tickets … Overseas News : Further Travels in Greece – the Dodecanese Islands

July 2019

Points from the Past : Wish you were here (postcards as tickets) … Smeetons, Market Harborough … Provincial Tramways Co. … Omnibus Society souvenir tickets … Soviet TIM Machines … Contactless Review … Talking Tickets : Specified Carrier Tickets (6) Northern Scotland … More on GCR Weekly Season Tickets … Overseas News : Italy North ~ October 2016

June 2019

Birch Bros Ltd : a survivor of the London monopoly … Talking Tickets : Audit Code Updates – and more, N.E.R. Bridge Tolls, East Kilbride … Overseas rail: Where Bananas Once Were King ~ 3 (banana growers in South America and their railroads)

May 2019

Points from the Past : The Municipal Bus Services of the Gold Coast / Ghana … Ticketer Machine Usage by Greater Manchester Operators – 2 … Talking Tickets : LNW tickets printed by the L&Y … Where Bananas Once Were King ~ 2 (banana growers in South America and their railroads)

April 2019

Points from the Past : All Change at Pompey (Portsmouth Corporation Tramways and successors) … Ticketer Machine Usage by Greater Manchester Operators – 1 … Tyne & Wear Metro … Talking Tickets : Specified Carrier Tickets (5) ~ The South West … Where Bananas Once Were King ~ 1 (banana growers in South America and their railroads) … The Malabar Industrials & Navigation Ltd (Kerala).

March 2019

Points from the Past : Golly it’s Good … Talking Tickets : Lions, Boarhounds, Ponies …. To the Seaside … North Devon Railway …. Pakistan Railways … The Remarkable End of a Ticketing Era

February 2019

Points from the Past : Newton & Ward of Rothwell … Advertising on the back of Bellgraphic tickets … J James of Ammanford … An Early Rail Replacement Service … Down Lincolnshire Byways  (J R Flatt & Sons Ltd) … Talking Tickets : Specified Carrier Tickets (4) ~ Central Scotland  … Free and Reduced Travel in Europe

January 2019

An Essex Extravaganza (Presidential visit to Epping Ongar Railway) …. East Yorkshire MS Unlimited Travel Tickets … Coloured-edge Gibson tickets in London … South-West of Severn – from Frome to Minehead and back to Bristol … Talking Tickets: Burry Port & Gwendraeth Railway