DE BILT, NETHERLANDS
Saturday 31st March
“Trix Express Under Steam”. Trix Express Club Fair 11:00 – 16:00 in H.F.
Witte, Henri Dunantplein 4 in De Bilt, Netherlands. Easter Saturday is,
after almost 25 years, still everyone's favourite date. Large hall,
restaurant and plenty of parking. Call now to reserve layout or sales
table space. The day ends with a drink and meal for everybody (menu and
price to follow). Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and reservations. Put
the date in your diary, hundreds of others already have.
Saturday 7th April
Beckenham and West Wickham Model Railway Club
St John's Church, Eden Park Avenue, Eden Park, Kent BR3 3JN
Open: 10:00 to 17:00. Admission: Adults £5 Accompanied children under 15
free. Refreshments. Fully accessible to hand powered wheelchairs. Free
on street parking. 5 mins level walk from Eden Park Station. 12 Vintage
Layouts Hornby O Gauge, Dublo 2 & 3 rail, Trix (Mark Tewkesbury's
layout), Triang 00, TT, Jep Mignon, Chad Valley and Brimtoy. All from
the golden age of toy Trains. Plus 8 Leading Toy Train Dealers and the
Club Shop. Contacts: www.bwwmrc.co.uk or Greg Marshall 07545 469610
(was to have been on Saturday 21st April)
Due to ill-health, regrettably this year's event has had to be cancelled.
Roger Garnham 02476399485, email
April 28th and 29th
Great British Train Show at the Jim Archdekin Centre, 292 Conestoga
Drive, Brampton, Ontario, L6Z 3MI. Sat: 10am - 4pm, Sun 10am - 3pm. See
New date: Saturday 5th May (TTRCA event)
Friar Lane and Braunstone Baptist Church, Hallam Crescent East,
Braunstone, Leicester, LE3 1FH.
Open 10am until 3pm (with set up from 8am and also Friday 7.30 to
9.30pm). Ample street parking but no
car park. Sales tables and layouts. Refreshments available. Contact
Colin Lindley, 01455 823473
FAWLEY HILL, near
Henley-on-Thames, OXFORDSHIRE, RG9 6JA
Saturday 12th May (to be confirmed)
A Trix picnic at Sir William McAlpine's private Fawley Hill Railway and
Museum. The museum is one of the largest private collections of railway
artefacts in the country. The railway is the steepest standard-gauge
steam-worked adhesion railways in the world, running through Sir
William's estate. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic or refreshments
will be available via a pop-up café in the station building. The train
may be ridden as often as visitors like, with about 10-12 trains per
day, each trip taking around 15 minutes as the line is 1.25 miles in
Admission to Fawley is from 11am and is strictly by invitation only.
Although there is no admission charge, members and their visitors are
asked to make a voluntary donation of £10 (adults 16 years +) and £5
(children 10-15). Please contact Peter Chipperton (TTRCA member and
Fawley engine driver) to make your donation and for your ticket(s), and
also if you would like to bring a layout or display.
Saturday 16th June
Festival of Toy Trains, Perins School, Alresford, Hants.
Organiser: Bob Leggett, Tel. 07836 734311 or
Clive Parker will be operating his Trix layout.
Saturday 23rd June (TTRCA event)
The Community Centre, Shipton-by-Beningbrough, YO30 1AA, on the A19 five
miles north of York. There should be something for everyone, including a
sales table set aside for members’ 'Bring and Buy' items.
Further details and sales table enquiries to Dave Norville 01904 470270
Saturday 21st July
Knoyle Road, Preston Park, Brighton BN1 6RB
10am - 4.30pm Sussex Vintage Model Railway Collectors, featuring Trix
layouts and sales tables. Also: Hornby Dublo, 0 gauge featuring Hornby,
Ace, Bassett Lowke, Marklin etc. Many other operating layouts of
collectible displays. Admission £4. More information from Philip Cooke
07785 567251 or Email:
email@example.com . Facebook Page - ‘Sussex Vintage
Model Railway Collectors’
HINWIL, near Zurich, Switzerland
Saturday 18th August
A new location for the Swiss Get-Together - Hinwil - organised by Ulrich
Click here for
See a video of the 2016 event
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September (TTRCA event)
Museum & marquee GTG followed by evening dinner. Old Town Farm,
Knightcote Road, Bishops Itchington, CV47 2SL.
Organiser David O’Brien will book the Malt Shovel pub to their maximum
of 45 diners. Contact him regarding dining reservations, sales and
layout space and accommodation advice. David O’Brien 01926 718944 email
Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September
Greater Toronto Train Show at Brampton Fairgrounds, 12942 Heart Lake Rd,
Caledon, Ontario L7C 2K5
10 am to 4 pm. Adults $8, Seniors and Teens $5, Children (6-12) $3.
Children under 6 free. FREE re-admission on Sunday.
TTRCA AGM and Get-Together
Saturday 20th October (TTRCA event)
Stantonbury Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes, MK14 6BN.
Milton Keynes has good road access North / South from the M1 and train
Set up from 8 am, open from 10 am. AGM 2 pm. Event closes at 4 pm.
Plenty of free off road car parking. Large display and sales room on
first floor served by stairs and a lift. Catering will be provided. For
sales table and layout space contact Arthur James Holl on 01908 664034,
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October
Gustav-Heinemann-School, Waldsassener Str. 62, 12279 Berlin. See
Historic model train show featuring TRIX.
Around 40 layouts, showcases and exhibition tables planned, also other
brands and gauges. ( Link to 2017 exhibition:
BERLIN 2017 )
contact Steve White, TTRCA website and Gazette editor,
with news about your event if it
The events listed on this page are planned to include TRIX displays or
layouts. The information has been provided by the event organisers to
the TTRCA in good faith, however the TTRCA is unable to accept
responsibility for event cancellations or changes. Dates believed to be
correct at time of going to press. It is advisable to check the relevant
website or with the event organiser before travelling.
Events in Germany, Switzerland, and Holland
The Trixstadt website lists many Trix events in Europe: