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When: 26 Jan 2019
What: Australia Day Run
Where: Hornsby ME, Galston, NSW
Track open all day. A tradition is to fly an Australian flag off the front buffer beam. BYO fuel, locos, etc. BYO food to BBQ.
When: 22~24 Feb 2019
What: OSME All Comers Day
Where: Matthews Park, cnr Ander and Moulder Sts. Orange
Open Invitation Event for 5 Inch Gauge only Steam, Diesel and Electric Outline Locomotives and Rolling stock from all states of Australia and Overseas, also steam traction engines (steam rollers,Tractors & Trucks) and also stationary steam engines. Morning/Afternoon tes provided. BBQ and microwave available.
Email: orangemodelengineers@hotmail.com
When: 09~10 Mar 2019
What: Birthday Run
Where: Bulla Hill Rly, Tullamarine, Vic
Bulla Hill Railway (Melway 177 B7). NO public running, affiliated clubs only, AALS rules. 3.5/5 and 5/7.5g tracks. Road steam. Steam locos must have spark arrestor. Locos and rolling stock must have effective brakes. Tes/coffee, sausage sizzle lunch. No public running
Email: wayne@mesupplies.com.au
When: 09~10 Mar 2019
What: Annual Birthday Run
Where: Lake Macquarie LSLS, Edgeworth, NSW
Grounds open Fri-Sun. 3.5/5 and 5/7.25. On-site camping available. Air and 12V in steaming bays
Email: smr1025@gmail.com
When: 17 Apr 2019
What: Pre-Convention Run
Where: Grandchester Model Live Steamers, Grandchester, Qld
5/7.25
Web: https://grandchestermodeltrains.com.au/
Email: mipetmcgovern@bigpond.com
When: 17~18 Apr 2019
What: Brisbane Valley Tramway (Private Railway)
Where: Esk, Qld
7.25 only
Email: peter.nixon2@bigpond.com
Contact: Peter 07 5424 6232
When: 19~22 Apr 2019
What: 63rd Annual AALS Convention
Where: QSMEE, Brisbane, Qld
2.5/3.5/5 elevated 200m track, 5/7.25 ground 1200m track, 32/45mm. AALS wheel standards.Ride-in locomotives not permitted. Meals Fri, Sat, Sun need to be pre-booked. White lights at front and red lights at rear for night running.
Web: www.tracksandtrains.com/qsmee
Email: 2019convention@tracksandtrains.com
When: 23 Apr 2019
What: Post-Convention run
Where: Sunshine Coast Railway Modellers Society, Nambour, Qld
5", 7.25"
Email: ewmillington@bigpond.com
When: 24 Apr 2019
What: Post-convention run
Where: Brisbane Bayside Steam Railway Society, Wynnum West, Qld
5", 7.25"
Email: robert@bfts.com.au
When: 25~26 Apr 2019
What: Post-Convention run
Where: Springbrook Mountain Railway (Private Railway), Springbrook, Qld
7.25"
Email: donald@glenfinnan.com.au
When: 26~27 Apr 2019
What: Post-Convention run
Where: Maudsland Valley Railway (Private Railway), Maudsland, Qld
7.25"
Email: rob-shirl@bigpond.com
When: 28 Apr 2019
What: Post-Convention run
Where: Tweed Valley Miniature Steam Railway, Duranbah, NSW
7.25"
Email: johndrew1919@gmail.com
When: 04~06 May 2019
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 6th. Running till late. Sun 5th is public running.
Email: grandchesterlivesteam@gmail.com
When: 17~19 May 2019
What: Annual Kindred Society Day
Where: SLSV, Rowans Rd, Moorabbin, Vic
G0, G1, 3.5", 5", road vehicles. Lube oil, coal and char provided. Morning/afternon tea provided. Bring original boiler certificates.
When: 18~19 May 2019
What: Blowfly Rally and Birthday Weekend Run
Where: Mudgee Miniature Railway, Mudgee, NSW
All welcome - steam, petrol & electric. 5/3.5 gauge ground level track.
Email: kingpeter2850@gmail.com
Contact: 0458 555 929
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: 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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