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This site was last updated on Monday, 22/06/2015
The Members' Area was last updated on Friday, 29/05/2015:
Membership
 

Interested in becoming an SRC member?
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.

Our modern and roomy clubrooms are just off the A34 on the Stafford side of Stone very close to where the A51 comes in from Rugeley.
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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
 

If you really want to take the risk, 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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Exhibitions
 
SRC layouts will be at forthcoming exhibitions as follows:
31/10/2015
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07/11/2015
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05/12/2015 - 06/12/2015
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06/02/2016 - 07/02/2016
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04/02/2017 - 05/02/2017
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For more information on SRC club layouts' exhibition appearances,
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SRC members' private layouts will be at forthcoming exhibitions as follows:
25/07/2015 - 26/07/2015
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25/07/2015 - 26/07/2015
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25/07/2015 - 26/07/2015
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12/09/2015 - 13/09/2015
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12/09/2015 - 13/09/2015
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19/09/2015
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03/10/2015 - 04/10/2015
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10/10/2015 - 11/10/2015
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10/10/2015 - 11/10/2015
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24/10/2015 - 25/10/2015
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31/10/2015
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07/11/2015 - 08/11/2015
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06/02/2016 - 07/02/2016
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19/02/2016 - 21/02/2016
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12/03/2016 - 13/03/2016
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23/04/2016 - 24/04/2016
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23/04/2016 - 24/04/2016
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07/05/2016 - 08/05/2016
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26/11/2016 - 27/11/2016
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25/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
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For more information on SRC Members' private layouts' exhibition appearances,
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News
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A secret member

As some people will know, you never leave a model railway club and, as you pass by some clubs, you get grabbed into their fold. This happened some couple or so years ago to my good self, the culprits being Soar Valley Model Railway Club.

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Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

What a lovely sight on a miserable Saturday morning!...

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Kentish rock 'n' roll

On Saturday June 20 I travelled from Stafford to Canterbury West and back, journeys interrupted by a boozy reception at my old University, part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Blakecaster wins award in Bakewell

News has reached Web Towers that the accolade of "Best Layout at Show" at the recent Bakewell Exhbition was won by Blakecaster.

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Spires Road in Bakewell

As invitations go, it was unexceptional. The owner of Spires Road asked the Webmaster if he could be available for a little light operating duty at Bakewell on Saturday 6 June at the model railway exhibition to be held there that weekend. With the owner holding the Webmaster's arm very firmly up between his shoulder blades...

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Off The Tracks

Mark Williams, who played Arthur Weasley in the Harry Potter films, as well as appearing in the starring role in the BBC TV series Father Brown is famously a railway fan.

 

Some years ago he also fronted a TV series called Off The Tracks...

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Norton Bridge
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Norton Bridge

Work to construct the grade separated junction at Norton Bridge continues at a rapid pace. 

These photographs showing the progress made were taken from publicly accessible land on the 17th May. 

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Whiteacres
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Meccano Magazine

If you are of a certain age (or even agier!) you may be able to remember Meccano Magazine.

 

It started off about a hundred years ago (founded by Frank Hornby - does the name ring a bell?)...

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Whiteacres
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New Whiteacres pictures

Whiteacres is the SRC's flagship OO layout which has been extensively remodelled since its original appearance, and now has bookings increasing all the time.

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Whiteacres
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Holiday frustraions

The Management and I spent a leisurely few days cruising down the Elbe, starting near Prague and finishing in Magdeburg before driving to Berlin via Potsdam.

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Events

Stoke-on-Trent
(Trent Vale)
Model Railway Exhibition
Trent ValeSaturday 25 July 2015
and
Sunday 26 July 2015

Saturday 10.30am to 5pm
and
Sunday 10.30am to 4.30pm

at
St John's Primary School
Wheatly Avenue
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 6SB


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Soar Valley Model Railway Club
Model Railway ExhibitionHaywood
Saturday 5 September 2015
and
Sunday 6 September 2015

Saturday 10.30am to 5.00pm
and
Sunday 10.30am to 4.00pm

at
Loughborough Grammar School
Leicester Road
Loughborough
LE11 2DU

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Haywoods Permanent Way
Model Railway Exhibition

Haywood

Saturday 10 October 2015
and
Sunday 11 October 2015

Saturday 10am to 5pm
and
Sunday 10am to 4.00pm


at

Memorial Hall
Great Haywood
Staffordshire
ST18 0SU

 

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Hazel Grove & District
Model Railway Society

Hazel Grove

Saturday 24 October 2015
and
Sunday 25 October 2015


Saturday 10.000am to 5.00pm
and
Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm


at
Hazel Grove Recreation Centre
Jacksons Lane
Hazel Grove, Stockport
SK7 5JX

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Model Railway Exhibition
Alsager
Trent Vale

Saturday 31 October 2015
and
Sunday 1 November 2015

Saturday 10.00am to 5pm
and
Sunday 10.00am to 4.30pm


at

Civic Centre
Lawton Road
Alsager
Stoke-on-Trent
ST7 2AE

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Stafford Railway Circle

Our next annual model railway exhibition will be held at the Staffordshire County Showground

on Saturday 6 February 2016 and Sunday 7 February 2016


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If you have an event that you would like to publicise on this website, please get in touch with The Webmaster.

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Steam Specials

Steam Specials

 

Here we go again! This time with the schedule for June 2015.

 

If the train is involved in WCRC operations there may still be issues! Check carefully before making any arrangements involving such a train.


Get the latest updates from here.

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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

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