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,
HINWIL, near Zurich,
Saturday 17th August (TTRCA event)
The TTRCA Swiss Get-Together - Hinwil - organised by Ulrich Leibacher.
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
Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November
Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2019, Hall 5 NEC Birmingham.
Saturday: 9.45 am to 6 pm, Sunday 9.45 am to 5 pm. For ticket prices see
Sheila and Norman Beaumont will be operating their Trix Twin Mark 4
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: