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When: 06~08 Jun 2020
What: Annual Hot Pot Run
Where: Illawarra Live Steamers, Wollongong, NSW
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 3 cans of soup entry. Camping available on site. G1, 2.5/3.5/5 in gauges.
Web: www.ils.org.au
Email: robrobertson@westnet.com.au
Contact: 0429 946 644
When: 19~21 Jun 2020
What: Annual Birthday Run, Tamworth
Where: Tamworth Miniature Railway, Tamworth Botanic Gardens, Piper St, Tamworth, NSW
5/7.25"g. Onsite camping available.
Email: scottdd@bigpond.net.au
Contact: David 02 6762 2375, Les 0430 231 946
When: 10~12 Jul 2020
What: Julyfest
Where: Sydney SME, Luddenham, NSW
Fri/Sat/Sun. 45mm, 2.5/3.5/5 elevated, 5/7.25 ground level + road steam. Continuous running day and night from 10AM Fri. Loco fuel available. Bottomless tea/coffee. Morning/afternoon tea. BYO food. Unpowered onsite camping. One hot shower available (with disabled access).
Web: www.smex.net.au/~Julyfest
Email: shanemallitt@gmail.com
When: 18 Jul 2020
What: Hornsby Model Engineers Diesel Day (D-Day)
Where: 29 Mid Dural Road Galston NSW 2159
CANCELLED due to Covid-19 HME invites all AALS affiliated Club Members to our annual D-Day run. 5" gauge and gauge 1 Diesel and Electrics only. The gates open at 8:30am. A BBQ lunch provided. Continuous Tea and Coffee available as well as morning and afternoon teas. You are welcome to stay for a BYO BBQ dinner as some people are staying on to run in the Galston 500 the following day (see separate event notice). Night running to 8pm allowed (no petrol locos after 7pm due to noise restrictions).
Email: info@hme.org.au
Contact: Shane Austin 0414 887 005
When: 07~09 Aug 2020
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. Registration forms on website.
Web: https://www.qsmee.com.au/
When: 28~30 Aug 2020
What: Roseworthy Interclub Run
Where: Univ. of Adelaide Roseworthy campus, Roseworthy, SA
7.25g. Tea/coffe on Fri, catering provided Sat and Sun. Light up wood, char, steam oil supplied. 12V DC in steaming bays. Running till late. Road steam welcome
Email: islingtondesignstudios@gmail.com
Contact: Secretary 0477 144 676
When: 31 Oct ~ 01 Nov 2020
What: Small Gauge Festival
Where: Sydney LSLS, West Ryde, NSW
Small gauge (3.5"g and smaller ONLY) day. 400m 2.5/3.5(and5) elevated track, G1. Sat and Sun 8:00AM~6:00PM. NO 5"g locos!!
Web: www.slsls.asn.au/sgf2020.pdf
When: 29 May 2021
What: NSW Interclub Run - Blue Mountains
Where: Blue Mountains Rly Soc, Blaxland, NSW
When: 31 Jul 2021
What: NSW Interclub Run - Ryde
Where: Sydney LSLS, Ryde, NSW
When: 30 Apr 2022
What: NSW Interclub Run - Orange
Where: Orange SME, Orange, NSW
When: 30 Jul 2022
What: NSW Interclub Run - Bankstown
Where: Bankstown SLS, Bansktown, NSW

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