Bakewell and District Probus Club

Forthcoming Talks

Date Title Notes
11th July SPAD – Signals Passed at Danger Club member Brian Holland will review of the effects of SPAD events on the rail network from 1900 to 2017. This will be a critical examination of the causes of collisions on the railway network due to human fallibility (Murphy's Law), inadequate system design and operator indifference to passenger safety. The talk will include a brief summary of the evolution of Train Protection Systems aimed at avoiding SPAD induced collisions throughout the period.
25th July To be arranged
8th August The Greener Future for Chatsworth Guest speaker, William Burlington, son of the Duke of Devonshire, will complete this year’s trilogy of talks about Chatsworth by discussing the greener future for the House.

Recent Talks

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Archived Talks

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