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Next public running Sunday 1st December

There is only one more running day this year before we close the line for maintenance in preparation for returning is March next year. Would you like to come along and join us for a ride on Sunday 1st December?

Meet John Gordon who came in October as part of his retirement project to visit every miniature railway in the country (he reckons there are around 500). It was lovely to meet him and wish him well as he set off to try and cover Reading and Taunton on the same day. We also offered him a free ride if he comes back after completing them all.

Members, please note that the AGM is on Thursday 14th November. Details on the Members Page.

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.

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
October8, 22
November5, 19
December3, 17
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