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This site was last updated on Saturday, 23/08/2014
The Members' Area was last updated on Saturday, 02/08/2014:
 

 
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:
06/09/2014 - 07/09/2014
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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:
06/09/2014 - 07/09/2014
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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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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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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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Stafford Railway Circle

Annual Model Railway Exhibition

Saturday 31 January 2015
and
Sunday 1 February 2015

  at
Stafford County Showground

(Prestwood, Argyle and Sandylands Suites)

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Topp Trains
Bachmann, Peco, Dapol, Hornby,
Expo Tools
Sets, locos, rolling stock, track, accessories, scenery, paints, brushes, tools...
Browsing & gossiping encouraged!
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Opening Hours:
Sunday: 1000-1400
Monday and Tuesday: 1000-1600
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 1000-1830
Friday and Saturday: 1000-1600
Free parking. Near A34 bus route.
1m from town centre. 1.5m from M6 J14.
28 Marston Road,
Stafford, ST16 3BS
01785 247883

where

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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where

Where am I?

Readers of this website must be getting used to the fact that some members of the SRC seem to set off all over the country, get lost, and send in photographs asking for help in identifying where they are. It's quite sad, really, and this particular cry for help is even sadder.

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metro

New Midland Metro trams in September

West Midlands transport authority Centro will introduce the first of a £40m fleet of new Midland Metro trams on 5 September on the route between Wolverhampton and Birmingham, UK.

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NYMR

NYMR second platform opened at Whitby

North Yorkshire Moors Railway's second platform at Whitby station has officially opened to the public.

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HS2

Crewe wants changes to HS2 plans

Crewe Town Council has issued a plea to HS2 Ltd and Network Rail to bring high speed trains into the town’s existing station, to drive forward the regeneration of the surrounding area.

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GC

Grand Central gets it right

York based Grand Central Rail is the most trusted long-distance rail company in the UK, according to a national survey of passengers.

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northern

Northern Rail gets criticised

A ban on off-peak tickets during evening peaks to be imposed by Northern Rail has been caused by the Department for Transport's insistence that the franchise earns more revenue.

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Corwen

Llangollen Railway reaches Corwen

There was a very important occasion for the Llangollen Railway at the weekend with the arrival of a test train at the site of the new Corwen East station.

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batteries

Battery EMU test running begins in Derby

An electric multiple-unit which has been retrofitted with lithium iron magnesium phosphate battery packs is now undergoing trials on the test track at Bombardier Transportation’s Derby plant. A series of fast runs is to be undertaken later this year at Network Rail’s Rail Innovation & Development Centre on the High Marnham branch.

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Northern Rail

Northern Rail axes off-peak fares

Off-peak train fares on some services across West and South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester have been axed. Northern Rail announced off-peak tickets would no longer be valid on weekdays between 16.01 and 18.29, on a number of routes from 8 September.

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Scotland

Memorandum to advertising agency

We're trying to be really helpful...

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puzzle

Fraudster unmasked

A millionaire City executive who dodged £43,000 in train fares and hoped to avoid prosecution has been unmasked. Jonathan Burrows, 44, tried to keep his anonymity by reimbursing Southeastern railways within three days of being caught.

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puzzle

Where am I? - The Answerupdated

Another photo taken by Terry Robinson as he travelled around the UK. His plan remains simple. He'd go somewhere, get lost, take a photo, and send it to the website. Here's the answer...

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Stafford

Compelling in black and white

Dave Westerman discovered this link  to a black and white video. Wonderfully nostalgic stuff about British Railways diesel & electric trains in the 1960s, with a hint of London's final BR steam as well.

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Spires Road

Spires in Trent Vale

One Tuesday evening several weeks ago I was upstairs are at our club-rooms as part of a traditional SRC Working Party (Oxford Dictionary Definition: “A traditional SRC Working party:– Roger working and the rest of the group offering him the benefit of their detailed, yet contradictory, advice”)...

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MRT

Moseley Railway Trust celebrates £9200 Heritage Lottery Fund grant

The Moseley Railway Trust has received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Sharing Heritage1 grant. The Trust has been awarded a grant of £9200. This money will be used to develop an Industrial Railway Trail around the Trust’s site at Apedale, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

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EMT

East Midlands Trains strike

A strike by depot staff at Derby, Nottingham and Leeds is disrupting East Midlands Trains services.

The walkout, which involves about 80 members of UNITE, concerns a 2.75% pay offer which the union has condemned as 'paltry', although EMT has defended its offer as 'very reasonable and fair'.

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Steam Specials

 

 

Steam Specials

 

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

 

Getting a bit busy!

Get the latest updates from here.

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