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When: 05 Apr 2020
What: Pre-convention Run SW Model Engineers
Where: Cobden Min Rly, Cobden
CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Contact: Sharron 0400 514270
When: 09 Apr 2020
What: Pre-Convention Run - Moorabbin
Where: SLSV, Moorabbin, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 2.5/3.5/5 elevated, 5 ground level, +45mm. NO camping permitted. Boiler tickets for steamers.
Web: www.slsv.com.au
Email: club-secretary@slsv.com.au
Contact: 0424 933 306
When: 10~13 Apr 2020
What: AALS Convention
Where: Bulla Hill Railway, Green St, Bulla, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 Members of AALS affiliated clubs only. Registration req'd - see website. Camping avail.
Web: www.bullahillrailway.org.au/
Email: convention@bullahillrailway.org.au
Contact: PO Box 288, Riddells Creek, Vic 3431
When: 14 Apr 2020
What: Post Convention Run - DVR
Where: Diamond Valley Rly, Eltham, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 7.25 only
Email: sam.daly@diamondvalleyrailway.org.au
When: 15 Apr 2020
What: Post Convention Run - Box Hill
Where: Box Hill MRS, Cnr Belmore and Elgar Roads, Box Hill, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Web: http://www.bhmsrs.org.au/
When: 16 Apr 2020
What: Post Convention run - Altona
Where: Altona Min Rly, 1 Blenheim Road, Altona North Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 1.2km 5/7.25
When: 16 Apr 2020
What: Post Convention Run - Moorabbin
Where: SLSV, Moorabbin, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 2.5/3.5/5 elevated, 5 ground level, +45mm. NO camping permitted. Boiler tickets for steamers
Email: club-secretary@slsv.com.au
Contact: 0424 933 306
When: 17~18 Apr 2020
What: Post Convention Run - Moira Min Rail
Where: Moira Miniature Rail, Wunghnu Miniature Railway, Wunghnu Recreation Reserve, Goulburn Valley Hwy, Wunghnu, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 1200m 5/7.25 ground level. Some camping is available at the Reserve for self contained vehicles. Meals are available in town at the Wunghnu Cafe.
Email: moiraminirail@outlook.com
Contact: 0412 376 628
When: 17~19 Apr 2020
What: Open Weekend, Loddon
Where: Loddon Minitre Steam Locomotive Soc, Eddington, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 3.5/5 elevated, 5 ground.
Contact: 03 5441 1946, 03 5472 1106
When: 19 Apr 2020
What: Post-convention Run SW Model Engineers
Where: Cobden Min Rly, Cobden, Vic
CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Contact: Sharron 0400 514270
When: 01~03 May 2020
What: Quirindi Village Miniature Railway Weekend and Swap Meet
Where: Quirindi Rural Heritage Village, Kamilaroi Hwy, Quirindi, NSW
1.5km of 5"g only. Char provided. Road vehicle track. On-site camping available, hot showers. Coffee shop and BBQ facilities.
Email: qvmr01@gmail.com
Contact: John 02 6746 1711 (PM)
When: 02 May 2020
What: Gippsland Gathering
Where: Gippsland MES, Traralgon, Vic
Ground level 7.25, 5 and 3.5"g. Track off Peterkin St, Traralgon. Morning/Afternoon tea. Please RSVP if coming. Char/coal provided.
Email: gmesecretary@outlook.com
Contact: 0457 317 655
When: 02~04 May 2020
What: All Queensland Scale Weekend
Where: Grandchester Model Live Steam, Grandchester, Qld
5/7.25 ground level. Qld scale models only. No public running except Sun. Running till late. Sun is public running.
Email: grandchesterlivesteam@gmail.com
When: 16~17 May 2020
What: Blowfly Rally and Birthday Weekend Run
Where: Mudgee Miniature Railway, Mudgee, NSW
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 All welcome - steam, petrol & electric. 5/3.5 gauge ground level track.
Email: kingpeter2850@gmail.com
Contact: 0458 555 929
When: 30 May 2020
What: NSW Interclub Run - Bathurst
Where: Bathurst Miniature Railway Society, Bathurst, NSW
When: 31 May 2020
What: Galston500
Where: Galston Valley Railway, 29 MidDural Road, Galston, NSW
Hosted by the Hornsby Model Engineers Co-Op Ltd, the Galston500 is an annual event which challenges a collection of 5” Scale Model Locomotive teams to complete a combined total of 500 laps of the 1km track at the Galston Valley Railway, to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research. This years Galston500 will be held on the Sunday 31st of May. With plenty of entertainment planned for the day, both on and off the track, the public are welcome to come along, watch the challenge unfold.
Web: www.galston500.com
Email: info@galston500.com
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: 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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