David O'Brien (on left), TTRCA Overseas Liaison
Officer welcomes Clinton O'Leary to the position of Australian
TTRCA representative at the recent Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia,
LLANDUDNO, North Wales
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July
Colwyn Model Railway Club annual Exhibition. The Craig y Don
Community Centre, Queens Road, Craig y Don, Llandudno, LL30 1TE.
Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm Adults £4 Children £3. Layouts
range from between '0' & 'Z' scales + Trade stands, including Norman
Beaumont's mark 4 Trix Twin layout in both AC & DC, If anyone would like
to bring their stock to run on the layout, please come, but tell the
person on the door that you have come to operate Norman's layout. Free
parking, refreshments. Facebook colwynmrc. e-mail
Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th August
Railway Club annual exhibition at the Ellesmere Town Hall, Willow
Street, Ellesmere, SY12 0AL. 10am - 5pm Saturday, 10am - 4pm Sunday.
Admission Adults £4.50, Children 12-16 £2, accompanied children under 12
free. Layouts, demonstrations, trade stands. Parking, Refreshments
email@example.com or visit
ellesmere-modelrailwayclub.weebly.com. Sheila and Norman Beaumont
will be taking their Trix Twin Mark 4 layout. You are welcome to bring
any stock to run on the layout, AC or DC, but mention you have come to
HINWIL, near Zurich,
Saturday 17th August (TTRCA event)
The TTRCA Swiss Get-Together - Hinwil - organised by Ulrich Leibacher.
BISHOP'S STORTFORD, Hertfordshire
Saturday 17th August
Jeff Carpenter will be running a Trix layout at Bishop’s Stortford
Railway Society Exhibition, Birchwood High School, Parsonage Lane,
Bishop's Stortford CM23 5BD. Open 10am to 4pm.
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August
The Corris Railway Society Model Railway Exhibition. The Plas,
Machynlleth, SY20 8ER. Open 10am - 4.30pm daily. Adults £4; Senior
Citizens £3.50; Children £2. Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £10. Model
railway layouts and displays. Trade and craft stands. Refreshments and
light snacks, Free car parking close by. The Corris Railway will be
www.corris.co.uk . Sheila and Norman Beaumont we be running their
Trix Twin Mark 4 AC/DC layout. If any member would like to bring stock
to run on the layout please come along, but mention my name at the door.
Saturday 21st September (TTRCA event)
Plumpton Village Hall, Westgate, Plumpton Green,
East Sussex, BN7 3BQ. Layouts, sales tables, refreshments. Plumpton
Green is between Haywards Heath and Lewes, with a station on the London
to Eastbourne / Hastings railway. From the north, the Hall is on your
right, set back from the road by a large grassy area. David Holmes 01273
Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October.
Dieter Weißbach, TRIX EXPRESS Friends Berlin.
Gustav-Heinemann-School, Waldsassener Str. 62, 12279 Berlin.
See the Trixstadt website page
The exhibition will have around 40 historic layouts including TRIX and
other brands and gauges. This is one of the biggest exhibitions in
Germany. British TRIX friends are invited to be part of the show. John
Hopkinson will offer his wonderful repaints, and Franz Nowack will offer
his spares and die-castings.
We have begun a scale model of the Potsdamer Platz underground station
and the upper area located in the former heart of Berlin. The station
went into service in1939, but six years later all the famous buildings
around Potsdamer Platz were destroyed. The model of the underground
station will feature TRIX EXPRESS track and trains.
SOLIHULL, West Midlands
Saturday 19th October (TTRCA AGM and Get-Together)
Community Centre Hall, Solihull Methodist Church, Station Approach,
Solihull, West Midlands, B91 1LE. 10am to 4pm. AGM at 1:30pm. Venue is
next to Solihull Train Station (Chiltern Railways and West Midland
Trains) approx. 1.5 miles from motorway M42 Junction 5. Large on-site
car park. Sat Nav: B91 1LE, brings you to Station Approach and car park
entrance. Working layouts and sales tables welcomed. Set up 8am.
Volunteers required to assist in the well equipped kitchen, (tea,
coffee, squash, bacon rolls, sandwiches etc) in preference to hiring a
catering firm. Overseas visitors: Birmingham airport is nearby (16 km)
and a taxi ride of 15 - 20 minutes. Contact John Brown, 07481 306636 or
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: