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Club members feed a wood chipper
Feeling Feeding chipper!

We're getting ready....

I sometimes wonder if we would be better off if we ran through winter and closed through summer, it would at least make the maintenance easier. In the meanwhile, club members have been on site in February finding things to do to make the visitor experience up the standard that you expect.

We re-open on Sunday 17th March and are well on with the preparations for our spectacular Miniature Steam Gala on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April.

Stay safe, look after yourselves, we look forward to seeing you again.

Club members working on the track
Just like the real thing, two men watching, one man working.
Club members working on the statiin roof
It fits!

Members' and Visitors' Running Days 2019

The club has running days where any member of the club can run their railway, traction or stationary engine at our facilities. The aim of the day is to run, enjoy, socialise and show models to other club members. Unfortunately these events are not open to the public due to restrictions on our insurance policy.

Members of other clubs are welcome to attend any member's day throughout the year. Boiler certificates will be required. Please get in contact if you wish to run from another club to let us know to expect you (and to make sure we have enough tea and biscuits).

Members day running is usually from about 10am to 5pm.

MonthDayEvent
May12Member Running
June15Visitors' Open Day with Fish & Chip Lunch
September8Visitors' Open Day with Fish & Chip Lunch
22Member Running
October12Member Running
November10Member Running

Tuesday Evening Meeting 2019

Social club meetings are on alternate Tuesday nights at the clubhouse, and often have a theme or event. These meetings are for members only, although prospective members are welcome, please ensure you find a member and are signed in as a visitor.

Meetings run from 7pm to 9pm, with optional members running afternoon.

MonthEvening of
February12, 26
March12, 26
April9, 23
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