Upcoming Special Events

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When: 22 Jul 2018
What: Hugh Elsol Steam Only Run
Where: QSMEE, Warner, Qld
Steam only, predominantly on the elevated track. Running 10:00~13:30 and 1:30~3:00.Salads provided but BYO BBQ meats. Ring if attending so catering can be arranged.
Contact: Noel 0412 118 859
When: 03~05 Aug 2018
What: Wintersun Steamup
Where: Gold Coast, Qld
3-day steamup for 32mm and 45mm gauges on 2 layouts and Fri garden visit. Lunch, morning/afternoon tea provided. Pre-registration only, no tickets at door. No general public admitted. Email for registration form and info.
Email: wintersun.steamup@hotmail.com
When: 04~05 Aug 2018
What: Birthday Anniversary Run - Grandchester
Where: Grandchester Model Live Steamers, Grandchester, Qld
Celebrating 20 years of running. Email for registration form and info.
Web: www.gmlsa.grandchestersawmill.com.au
Email: grandchesterlivesteam@gmail.com
When: 09~12 Aug 2018
What: Annual Track'n'Tent Run
Where: QSMEE, Warner, Qld
2.5, 3.5,5, 7.25. AALS clubs only Thur, Fri, Sat. Sun is normal running day. Camping on site available, inquire first. 7.25. Morning/afternoon tea, Breakfast, lunch, dinner can be ordered at time of registration. Some restrictions on locomotive types - check first.
Web: www.tracksandtrains.com/qsmee
Email: qsmee@tracksandtrains.com
Contact: Garry 07 3378 7852
When: 31 Aug ~ 02 Sep 2018
What: Roseworthy Interclub Run
Where: Univ. of Adelaide Roseworthy campus, Roseworthy, SA
7.25g. BBQ lunch provided Sat and Sun. Light up wood, char, steam oil supplied. 12V DC in steaming bays. Running till late.
Email: islingtondesignstudios@gmail.com
Contact: Secretary 0477 144 676
When: 01 Sep 2018
What: Box Hill 5in gauge Invitation Day
Where: Box Hill MR, Box Hill, Vic
AALS affiliated clubs invitation day for 5in gauge only OIpen 8:00 omwards. Lunch provided - indicate if coming by email or phone.
Email: bhmrsrsg57@gmail.com
Contact: 03 9898 2671 (Wed or 8:00~15:00 Sat)
When: 15~16 Sep 2018
What: Altona Miniature Railway Invitation Day
Where: AMR, Altona Nth, Vic
Sun is public running, visitors welcome
When: 26 Sep ~ 01 Oct 2018
What: Annual Birthday Invitation run
Where: Pacific Coast Railway Society, Casino, NSW
3.6km 5"/7.25". Tea/coffee all weekend. Camping on site. BYO fuel and boiler certicicates (steamers).
Email: casinominitrains@gmail.com
When: 29 Sep 2018
What: NSW Interclub Run - Orange
Where: Orange SME, Orange, NSW
Air with Ryco fittings available. Start up wood, char and unleaded provided. Morning/afternoon tea.
Contact: Greg 02 6362 9634
When: 05~07 Oct 2018
What: Penwood Railroad Invitation run
Where: Penwood RR, Jaspers Brush, NSW
7.25 only. Char, 12V and compressed ir available. Limited on-site camping - book early.
Web: www.penwoodrailroad.com
Email: lesirwin@bigpond.com
Contact: 02 4464 1201
When: 06~07 Oct 2018
What: Bluescope Westernport Allcomers Weekend
Where: Denham Rd, Hastings, Vic. Melway 155,A2
Members of AALS affiliated clubs only. Saturday night running. Char, water air, 12V in steaming bays. Lunch Sat $10. Endless tea/coffee. Limited camping by prior arrangement Fri-Mon (contact prior to coming)
Email: njwcfw1947@yahoo.com.au
Contact: Nigel 03 5979 3780
When: 12~13 Oct 2018
What: Hornsby Model Engineers 45th Birthday Invitation Run
Where: 29 Mid Dural Road Galston NSW 2159
Please join us for our 45th Birthday Weekend. The track is available from 7am to 10pm. 5in and G1 only. Char, compressed air and 12v available. Lunch provided Friday and Saturday. Current boiler certificate required for steam locos.
Web: www.hme.org.au
Email: info@hme.org.au
Contact: Shane Austin 0414 887 005
When: 19~21 Oct 2018
What: WDLS Birthday Celebrations
Where: Western District LS, Fairfield, NSW
Elevated 2.5/3.5/5 track, ground level 5/7.25 (1km). Lighting up wood, char, steam oil and petrol will be supplied. Air, 12VDC in steaming bays. Morning/Afternoon tea. Sausage sizzle lunch (Sunday only). Night running. Limited camping available - contact for details
Email: gonzo_4419@bigpond.com
Contact: Dave Kirkland 0408 763 095
When: 20~21 Oct 2018
What: Miniature Traction Engine and Road Steam Rally
Where: Cobdogla Irrigation and Steam Museum, Cobdogla, SA
Email: enquiries@cobdoglasteammuseum.com.au
When: 26~28 Oct 2018
What: Diamond Valley Railway's Birthday Run
Where: Diamond Valley Railway - ELtham, Vic
7.25"g only. No public Fri and Sat (late night running), public running Sun. Lunch available on both days. Dinner avail Sat. All members of the hobby welcome everyday. Visting 7 1/4" gauge locos encouraged.
Web: www.dvr.com.au
Email: sam.daly@dvr.com.au
Contact: info@dvr.com.au
When: 27~28 Oct 2018
What: FBR Annual Run
Where: Friendly Beaches Rly, Tas
3km of 5/7.25 track. Tea/coffee all day and sausage sizzle lunch both days. Camping on site available. And 1000m airstrip if flying in.
Web: www.friendlybeachesrailway.com
Email: heli6@bigpond.net.au
When: 03~04 Nov 2018
What: Small Gauge day
Where: Sydney LSLS, West Ryde, NSW
Small gauge (3.5"g and smaller ONLY) day. 400m 2.5/2.5(and5) elevated track. Sat and Sun 8:00AM~6:00PM.
Web: www.slsls.asn.au
When: 31 Aug 2019
What: NSW Interclub Run - Fairfield
Where: Western Districts Live Steamers, Fairfield NSW
When: 30 May 2020
What: NSW Interclub Run - Bathurst
Where: Bathurst Miniature Railway Society, Bathurst, NSW

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