Upcoming Special Events

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When: 01~02 Jun 2019
What: Queensland Scale Run
Where: MELSA Rockhampton, cnr Kent and Cambridge Sts, Rockhampton, Qld
Rockhampton MELSA invites all owners and builders of Scale Model Queensland Locomotives to come along to the their extended running weekend. Qld and scale only.
Contact: Ian 0458146883
When: 08~10 Jun 2019
What: Annual Hot Pot Run
Where: Illawarra Live Steamers, Wollongong, NSW
3 cans of soup entry. Camping available on site. G1, 2.5/3.5/5 in gauges.
Web: www.ils.org.au
Email: greg.szloch@gmail.com
When: 12~14 Jul 2019
What: Julyfest 2019
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. Char & petrol available. Bottomless tea/coffee. Morning/afternoon tea. BBQ lunch for purchase. BBQ meal on Saturday night at nominal cost. Unpowered onsite camping. One hot shower available (with disabled access).
Web: www.smex.net.au/~Julyfest
When: 20 Jul 2019
What: Hornsby Model Engineers Diesel Day (D-Day)
Where: 29 Mid Dural Road Galston NSW 2159
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: 21 Jul 2019
What: Galston500
Where: Hornsby Model Engineers (29 Mid Dural Rd, Galston, NSW)
The Galston500 is a collection of 5” Scale Model Locomotive teams attempting to complete a combined total of 500 laps of the 1km track at the Galston Valley Railway in 12 hours to raise money for MS Research via Kiss Goodbye to MS. This is a public running event. (but public running is not compulsory), Breakfast and Lunch provided for participants. Participants are required to seek sponsorship by way of dollars per lap completed. Please visit our website for more information.
Web: www.galston500.com
Email: info@galston500.com
Contact: Allie - 0402 474 636
When: 08~11 Aug 2019
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 2019
What: NSW Interclub Run - Fairfield
Where: Western Districts Live Steamers, Fairfield NSW
When: 02~03 Nov 2019
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. Sat and Sun 8:00AM~6:00PM. NO 5"g locos!!
Web: www.pnc.com.au/~wallison/sgf2019.pdf
When: 30 May 2020
What: NSW Interclub Run - Bathurst
Where: Bathurst Miniature Railway Society, Bathurst, NSW
When: 29 Aug 2020
What: NSW Interclub Run - Central Coast
Where: Central Coast Steam Model Co-Op, Narara, NSW
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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