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This site was last updated on Wednesday, 17/09/2014
The Members' Area was last updated on Tuesday, 16/09/2014:
 

 
Exhibitions
 

To find out where SRC layouts, as well as layouts owned by SRC Members, are booked to appear CLICK HERE.

If you don't care (and why on earth should you?), then DON'T CLICK HERE.

 
SRC layouts will be at forthcoming exhibitions as follows:
18/10/2014 - 19/10/2014
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15/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
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07/11/2015
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For more information on exhibition appearances, click here.
 

 
SRC members' layouts will be at forthcoming exhibitions as follows:
20/09/2014 - 21/09/2014
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04/10/2014
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11/10/2014
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18/10/2014
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18/10/2014
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01/11/2014
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15/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
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15/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
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15/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
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22/11/2014 - 23/11/2014
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11/01/2015
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31/01/2015 - 01/02/2015
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21/02/2015 - 22/02/2015
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07/03/2015 - 08/03/2015
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21/03/2015 - 22/03/2015
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28/03/2015
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11/04/2015 - 12/04/2015
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09/05/2015 - 10/05/2015
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09/05/2015 - 10/05/2015
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16/05/2015
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06/06/2015 - 07/06/2015
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12/09/2015 - 13/09/2015
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10/10/2015 - 11/10/2015
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23/04/2016 - 24/04/2016
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For more information on exhibition appearances, click here.
 

 
Membership
 

If, despite what you find on this website, you find yourself strangely drawn towards membership, CLICK HERE to get to the Membership page.

 
SRC Meetings
 

The club meets on Tuesday and Friday evenings. You are warmly invited to come along and spend an evening with us to find out for yourself about the club's activities and layouts.
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For further information, please contact one of the following by telephone:

Colin Hill:

01785 211992
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Terry Robinson:
01785 816666
 
Contact Webmaster
 

Some people are so sufficiently disturbed that they wish to contact the Webmaster. If counselling fails and the urge continues, you can contact the Webmaster by email if you click here. On the other hand, further counselling is a better option.

 
Board
 

Believe it or not, there are some people who are actually responsible for all of this. In fact, most of them have not yet been locked up.
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The names of the members of the Circle's Board are available if you CLICK HERE.
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(NOTE: Some people think that if you don't click here, the Board will go away. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Like the poor, the Board is always with us.)

 
Other Organisations
 

The Stafford Railway Circle was established in 1957 and is a member of the following organisations:
bullet The Stafford District Arts Council
bullet Chiltern Model Railway Association
bullet The Stafford Borough Heritage Association

So there.

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Events
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SRC

Stafford Railway Circle

Annual Model Railway Exhibition

Saturday 31 January 2015
and
Sunday 1 February 2015

Saturday 10am to 5pm
and
Sunday 10am to 4.30pm

  at
Stafford County Showground

(Prestwood, Argyle and Sandylands Suites)

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Topp Trains

Wide range of stock from all your favourite suppliers
Bachmann, Peco, Dapol, Hornby,Expo Tools, Kadee Couplings etc.

Sets, locos, rolling stock, track, accessories,scenery, paints, brushes, tools and our own exclusive products - Topp Pots.
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PLUS bespoke services - weathering, renumbering, chipping locos, ordering service and online shop.
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Professional assistance and advice from fellow enthusiasts
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Opening Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
1000-1600
Wednesday
Closed
Friday and Saturday
1000-1700
Sunday
Closed
Free parking. Near A34 bus route.
1m from town centre. 1.5m from M6 J14.
28 Marston Road,
Stafford, ST16 3BS
01785 247883

York

Construction of York ROC completed

Network Rail has completed the construction of the new rail operating centre (ROC) in York, UK, in a bid to provide vital improvements in the rail network.

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GTR

GTR arrives

Responsibility for trains on the Thameslink and Great Northern routes has passed from FirstGroup to Govia, marking the moment when Britain's largest rail passenger franchise was launched. Govia Thameslink Railway, also branded GTR, will now operate trains on both sides of London for the next seven years.

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southeastern

Southeastern franchise extended

The Southeastern franchise has been extended until June 2018 by a direct award from the Department for Transport. The new contract includes a commitment to spend more than £70 million on improved passenger information systems, additional staff and maintenance of stations and trains.

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Action on overcrowded trains

The Department for Transport is urging train operators to do more to combat overcrowding on peak time trains. The DfT has revealed that the most overcrowded train in England last year was the 16.46 London Midland departure from London Euston for Crewe which had a load factor of 211 per cent, meaning that more than half the passengers on board had to stand.

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East Coast

East Coast profits up

The nationalised Intercity East Coast franchise has reported a rise in profits to £225.3 million before tax. The comparable figure last year was £208.7 million. The fifth Annual Report from East Coast's owner Directly Operated Railways also records that East Coast paid premiums and dividends of £216.8 million to the Department for Transport in 2013-14, up from £202.8 million in the previous year.

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Stackton

Stackton Tressell excels

The Chairman of the SRC always worries about the Soar Valley Model Railway Club. This most excellent model railway group really should be doing something about applying some soothing cream or unguent to the affected part so that it can be renamed the 'No Longer Soar Valley Model Railway Club'. However, we digress before we have actually started.

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Metro

Midland Metro new trams go into service

The first of the new generation of trams for Midland Metro went into service today, as a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Snow Hill was performed by Birmingham city council leader Sir Albert Bore and the leader of Sandwell council Darren Cooper.

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Alvechurch

Redditch branch re-opens

The railway between Barnt Green and Redditch has reopened following an eight-week closure to improve services and facilities for passengers.

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Great Central reunification gathers pace

Survey work has taken place on a disused Victorian bridge over the Grand Union canal in Loughborough as the Great Central Railway steps up its reunification project.

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Cambrian Coast line reopens

Train services have today restarted on the Cambrian Coast railway between Harlech and Pwllheli following the storm-disrupted rebuild of a key bridge. The 150 year-old Pont Briwet wooden bridge over the Afon Dwyryd near Llandecwyn has been replaced with a modern structure.

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Restoration at the Midland Railway Centre

Some photographs of restoration getting railway stock running again at the Midland Railway Centre...

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Save money on the train


If you want to save money on the train, take the logic book and throw it out of the window. While travelling by train can be cheap, efficient and easy, the pricing system is a mess.

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Where am I?

Terry Robinson is still out and about travelling. More worryingly, he's still getting lost.

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A good day at the office

It was a good day at the office on Tuesday 26 August 2014. In a short period of ‘linesiding’ the locos shown were a small selection of those seen.

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Rudyard

Rudyard Lake Steam Railway for sale

The Rudyard Lake Steam Railway is for sale. The railway's website gives full information about why this is happening and what the business opportunity looks like...

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Longleat

Rail accident at Longleat

Six people were injured when a train at Longleat Adventure Park overturned. A woman suffered leg fractures and was airlifted to hospital after the crash at about 15:45 BST last Wednesday.

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Narrow Gauge treat at Railex

Terry Robinson visited The Midland Railex Show held at the Midland Railway - Butterley. It was held over the weekend of 16 and 17 August 2014.

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Steam Specials

 

 

Steam Specials

 

Here we go again! This time with the schedule for September 2014.

 

Things are still quite busy and there are some interesting excursions taking place.


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