Diary

Updated February 2019


Exhibitions

  • FORESTVILLE – NSW. March 2–3, 2019. NSRMA Forestville Exhibition  Forestville Memorial Halls, Cnr. Warringah Rd & Starkey St, Forestville. 9.00am -5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am–4.00pm (Sun). Adult $13, Concession $10, Child $6, Family $32. Contact: Andrew King 0412 447 743 or exhibition@nsrma.com.au
  • THIRLMERE – NSW. March 3, 2019. Southern Highlands Model Railway Exhibition in conjunction with Thirlmere Steam Festival at Thirlmere Public School Hall. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun). Admission $2/$1/$5.
  • KYNETON - VIC. March 9-11, 2019. Macedon Ranges MRC annual exhibition. Sacred Heart College, Cnr New and Begg Sts Kyneton. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Contact: Brian 0427 047 411
  • SPRINGVALE - VIC. March 9-11, 2019. Sandown Train & Hobby Show. Sandown Racecourse and Entertainment Centre, 591-659 Princes Hwy, Springvale. 10.00am-6.00pm (Sat), 10.00-5.00pm (Sun), 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Adults (16+ years) $20, Children $5, under 3 free. Website: www.trainandhobbyshow.com.au
  • BUNDABERG WEST – QLD. March 23-24, 2019. Bundaberg Model Train & Hobby Expo, Bundaberg Multiplex Sports & Convention Centre, Civic Ave, Bundaberg West. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10.00, Children 8-16 $5.00, Family Pass $25.00 (2 Adults & 3 Children over 8, Children under 8 FREE). Contact: Graham 0407 559 086.
  • KALEEN – ACT. March 30–31, 2019.  Canberra Model Railway Expo, Canberra Model Railway Club Inc.  UC Kaleen High School, 104 Baldwin Dr, Kaleen.  9.00am–5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am–4.00pm (Sun). Adults $10, Child $5, Conc. $8, Family $25 (2 adults and 2 children) Contact: Chris 0400 116 016. Website: cmrcexporeg@cmrci.info www.cmrci.info
  • DIAMOND CREEK – VIC. April 20-21, 2019. Yarra Valley Model Railway Clubs. Easter Model Train Expo at the Community Bank Stadium, Diamond Creek. 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun).  Website: www.yarravalleymrc.com Facebook: @eastertrainexpo2019.
  • BRISBANE - QLD. May 4-5, 2019. AMRA Qld. Inc Brisbane Model Train Show- The Exhibition Building, 601 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills (cnr. Costin Street) RNA Exhibition grounds. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults: $15.00 /Concession: $10.00. Children under 16: Free (if accompanied by an adult). Enquiries to show manager, emailamraqld1@gmail.com
  • ALBURY - NSW. May 18-19, 2019. Murray Railway Modellers Annual Show at Mirambeena Community Centre, 19 Martha Mews, Lavington. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 10.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Phone: 0417 538 700. Email:mrmshow@gmail.comFacebook: Murray Railway Modellers Inc
  • RICHMOND VALE - NSW. May 18-19, 2019.The annual Model Exhibition at Richmond Vale Railway Museum Richmond Vale Railway Museum 262 Leggetts Drive. 9.30am-4.00pm (Sat & Sun). Due to fire damage in September 2017 there will be no train ride to Pelaw Main. Only on the Mulbring Rd line. All exhibitions will be confined to Richmond Main site. Adults $16, Concession $11 Children 6- 16 $7.50 under 6 FREE. We have received many donations of DVDs /Video’s/ Railway Books over the past year.  Plus always have magazines for sale PLEASE COME AND VEIW cannot send out list. Entry Fees, Locomotives, exhibits may be subject to alterations or cancellation without notice. Website:   www.richmondvalerailwaymuseum.orgor Facebook
  • STANHOPE GARDENS - NSW. May 18-19, 2019. Hills Model Railway Society (HMRS) exhibition. NEW VENUE and NEW DATES: Blacktown Leisure Centre, Stanhope. Cnr Sentry Drive and Stanhope Parkway, Stanhope Gardens. 9.00am-5.00pm, (Sat), 9.00am-4.00pm (Sun). Adults $12, Children $6, Senior $8, Family $25. Contact: Secretary on 0421 603 240. Email:info@hmrs.org.au  or Website:www.hmrs.org.au
  • ADELAIDE - SA. June 8-10, 2019.Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition. Cardigan Street, Angle Park (behind the OTR). 9.30am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.30am–4.00pm (Mon). Adults $15.00, Concession $12.00, Children $7.00, Family $32.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children). Contact: Rodney Batespresident@sangs.asn.auWebsite:http://www.modelrailwayshow.org.au/
  • GLEN WAVERLEY - VIC. June 8-10, 2019. Waverley Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition, Brandon Park Community Centre, 649 Ferntree Gully Rd, Glen Waverley. 10.00am-6.00pm (Sat) 10.00am-5.00pm (Sun) 10.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Adults $12, Children $6, Family $30. Details: exhibitions@waverleymrc.org.au
  • MOE - VIC. June 8-10, 2019. Latrobe Valley Model Railway Assoc Exhibition, Kernot Hall Moe. 10.00am-5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.00am-4.00pm (Mon). Adult $10, Child $5, Family $25.
  • ROSEHILL - NSW. June 8-10, 2019.Epping model Railway Exhibition, Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion, off Grand Avenue, Rosehill. 9.00am–5.00pm (Sat & Sun), 9.00am–4.00pm (Mon). Adults $15, senior $11, child $8, family $40. Prepaid tickets will be available from April. Contact: David Dalzell 0423 362 324. Email:contact@eppingmodelrailway.org.auWebsite:www.eppingmodelrailway.org.au
  • GOLD COAST - QLD. June 29-30, 2019. Miniature Trains on the Coast, Model Train and Hobby Show. Carrara Indoor Sports Complex, Nerang-Broadbeach Road, Carrara. 9.00am-3.00pm (Sat & Sun). Adults $10.00, Concession $8.00, Student (5-18 years) $7.00, Family $25.00. Contact: Show Manager Craig Thistlethwaite 0408 887 766.
  • STAWELL - VIC. July 13-14, 2019. SES Hall Sloane St, Stawell. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat), 9.30am-4.00pm (Sun). Contact: Stuart 0438 545 233. Grampian Model Railroaders Inc Website: www.gmrinc.org.au
  • STRATHPINE - QLD. August 10-11, 2019. The Pine Rivers Model Train and Hobby Exhibition, to be held at Strathpine Community Centre 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine. 9.00am to 4.00pm (Sat), 9.00am to 4.00pm (Sun).  Enter off Mecklem Street. Contact email:show.coordinator@rmcq.org.au

Seminars & Conventions

  • EPPING - NSW. April 13, 2019. SCMRA Seminar on NSW Main South II Modelling and the Prototype. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat). Cost $45 includes lunch. Registration by 1 April.
  • 2019 Workshop on Modelling the Early Days of the NSW Railways. 27 July 2019 at Dence Park Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping, NSW. Attendees must register by 20 July 2019. Cost: $40.00 which includes light lunch plus morning and afternoon teas. Payment on day. For further detail: email:  amrmprod@tpg.com.au   phone 02 9311 2036. Attendees from 2017 and 2018 will be contacted regarding projected programme.
  • ADELAIDE - SA. September 7, 2019.Modelling the Railways of South Australia 24, at the Flinders Medical Centre lecture theatres, Bedford Park. 8.30am registration. 9.00am-5.00pm (Sat). Registration forms: MRSAC, PO Box 356, Parkholm SA 5043;  www.mrsac.com;  or selected hobby shops. Contact: at the above address or email at convention@mrsac.com.

Open Days

  • BRISBANE - QLD. March 10, 2019. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club welcomes visitors to view our large American model trains in operation at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. 9.00am-2.00pm (Sun).  Refreshments available. Table Sales available to non-members limited to 6 tables so early bookings essential. For table space and other Enquiries: 0439 435 366. Email: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com 
  • MORTDALE - NSW. April 6, 2019. Australian Model Railway Association NSW Inc. At AMRA NSW Clubroom, 48 Barry Ave, Mortdale. 10.00am-4.00pm. Admission donation. Contact: (02) 9153 5901.www.amransw.asn.au
  • BRENDALE - QLD. May 19, 2019. Buy and Sell, Open Day to be held at the Railway Modellers Club, Buckley Park, Terrence Road, Brendale. 10.00am-1.00pm (Sun).
  • BRENDALE - QLD. November 3, 2019. Buy and Sell, Open Day to be held at the Railway Modellers Club, Buckley Park, Terrence Road, Brendale. 10.00am-1.00pm (Sun).

Sale Day

  • BRISBANE - QLD. March 19, 2019. Buy & sell night. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Registrations from 6pm, Sale commences 8pm (Tues). FREE ENTRY, refreshments available. No bookings required for sellers. Enquiries: 0439 435 366. Email: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com
  • BRISBANE - QLD. April 6, 2019. AMRA Qld. Inc. 20a Murphy Road (Dunsford Street lights) Zillmere. 9.00am-1.00pm (Sat). Layouts running, sausage sizzle, B.B.Q. soft drinks, tea and coffee available. Contact: president Bruce Meiklejohn 0433440031.Email:amraqld1@gmail.com
  • CALOUNDRA - QLD. April 27, 2019.The Sunshine Coast Model Rail Club will hold their Sale and Display Day at new premises being United Church Hall 56C Queen Street Caloundra, from 8.30am-1.00pm (Sat). Items including locomotives, other rolling stock and scenery items. A Thomas layout for children to operate will be there. Free Admission. Sale Table Bookings. (07) 5491 9213, (07) 5479 0339.
  • BRISBANE - QLD. October 19, 2019. AMRA Qld. Inc. 20a Murphy Road (Dunsford Street lights) Zillmere. 9.00am-1.00pm (Sat). Layouts running, sausage sizzle, B.B.Q. soft drinks, tea and coffee available. Contact: president Bruce Meiklejohn 0433440031.Email:amraqld1@gmail.com
  • BRISBANE - QLD. November 19, 2019. Buy & sell night. Union Pacific Model Railroad Club at our Clubrooms, rear of Holland Park Sports and Community Club, 49 Abbotsleigh St, Holland Park. Registrations from 6pm, Sale commences 8pm (Tues). FREE ENTRY, refreshments available. No bookings required for sellers. Enquiries: 0439 435 366. Email: sec_upmrc@bigpond.com

Festivals

  • GOULBURN - NSW. May 25-26, 2019. The Goulburn Loco Roundhouse Preservation Society Inc. (GLRPS) in conjunction with the Goulburn Mulwaree Council and NSW Trains are organizing a celebration for the anniversary of the arrival of the railway into Goulburn.  10.00am-4.00pm (Sat & Sun). Free entry at the railway station precinct but gold coin donation at the Roundhouse. Activities will include the unveiling of a plaque by His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d) at the Railway Station on 25th May 2019. The Governor will be arriving on a train hauled by a vintage steam loco. One other specific activity will be the display of historical photographs, maps/diagrams and other memorabilia in the former Railway Refreshment Rooms. Whilst we do have quite a collection of items, there is always room for more! Grateful for the loan of any such items or copies of same. Contact: Terence Carpenter Secretary GLRPS. Phone: 02 4822 1210. Email: glrps12@optusnet.com.au
Further Information
Event organisers seeking listing within this page should send relevant details to 'Diary', SCR Publications PO Box 345 Matraville NSW 2036 or email amrmagzn@tpg.com.au.
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