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What's New!

March 13th, 2019

Spring is coming very soon so it is now time to take advantage of the great outdoors again.

The most recent issue of The Canadian is now available in the members area ready for download.

From time to time people move or change thier email address so be sure that have updated your member information. This can be done by using the on-line membership form and add a note to let me know this is an update. Also pass along your coming events as I know that there are many events happining that members and the general public would be interested in. Of couse be sure that the events are trains related.

Thanks,
David King

Current Events

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Note: Events indicated with the CARM logo are CARM EVENTS.


45th Lindsay & District Model Railroad Club Show

Date: Saturday April 6, 2019 to Sunday April 7, 2019
Location: Victoria Park Armouries 210 Kent Street West Lindsay Ontario
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Wayne Lamb
Phone: 705-328-3749
Email: info@lindsaytrainshow.ca
Website: N/A
Information:
This is the 45 year for the model railroad show in Lindsay. Again this year there will numerous layouts to view in various scales and gauges. There will be a Thomas the Train Layout just for the kids that they can operate. There will be live steam on display along with handmade ships and boats from the Kawartha Marine Modelers.
Along the perimeter of the show floor will be various vendors selling model railway trains and associated buildings and scenery.
The cost is $6.00 for adults and $2.00 for ages 6 to 12. Under 6 is free.
Directions:
The Victoria Park Armories is at 210 Kent Street West which is the main street that runs through the center of town east to west. It is located just west of the downtown core in Victoria Park. You will find the building on the north side of the street sitting on the west side of the park. It will be on your right hand side if driving west and left hand side if traveling east. There will be a sign out front near the street and parking is available in and around the streets surrounding the park.

Fenwick Cental Railroad, Day 1

Date: Sunday April 7, 2019
Location: 1141 Maple Street, Fenwick, ON
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Dave Stremlaw
Phone: (905) 892-2767
Email: info@gnmre.ca
Website: www.gnmre.ca/
Information:
A 25'x35' HO model railroad operating up to 6 trains with DCC.
FREE admission. Sundays only.
Minor sales available. Not wheelchair accessible.
Sponsored by The Greater Niagara Model Railroad Engineers.
Directions:
Visit the website at the address provide for directions to the club in Fenwick, Ontario. This is in the Region of Niagara.

Fenwick Cental Railroad, Day 2

Date: Sunday April 14, 2019
Location: 1141 Maple Street, Fenwick, ON
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Dave Stremlaw
Phone: (905) 892-2767
Email: info@gnmre.ca
Website: www.gnmre.ca/
Information:
A 25'x35' HO model railroad operating up to 6 trains with DCC.
FREE admission. Sundays only.
Minor sales available. Not wheelchair accessible.
Sponsored by The Greater Niagara Model Railroad Engineers.
Directions:
Visit the website at the address provide for directions to the club in Fenwick, Ontario. This is in the Region of Niagara.

Free Train Show

Date: Sunday April 28, 2019
Location: 52 Morrow Road, Barrie, ON
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Dave
Phone: 705-795-0102
Email: daveaspden.da@gmail.com
Website: N/A
Information:
To book tables they are $25 before April 18th and $35 after that date. Clubs are welcome for layout display.
Directions:
Please the address above for directions using your GPS or mapping software application.

Forest City Rails 2019 CARM Super-meet

This is a CARM event

Date: Friday May 17, 2019 to Sunday May 19, 2019
Location: Best Western Stoneridge Inn, 6675 Burtwistle Lane, London Ontario
Time: 8:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Jason Essery
Phone: 519-709-3686
Email: info@forestcityrails2019.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Forest City Rails is a super-meet held by the London Chapter of CARM.
This will be a great time to visit with other like minded and rail oriented modellers from around the area. Tours will be made of important local railway landmarks, including the Canada Southern Station and Elgin County Railway Museum in St. Thomas. Local and club layouts will also be open throughout this time for viewing by event members. Don't miss out on this great opportunity.
Check out the CARM newsletter, The Canadian, for more information.
Directions:
Directions from Toronto: St. Thomas is a two hour drive from Toronto. To reach the Stoneridge Inn, take the 401 West from Toronto.
Exit at 177A, Highway 4/ Colonel Talbot Road, towards St. Thomas. After crossing over the highway, turn right on Burtwistle Lane. Stay to the right for Burtwistle Lane and you will find the hotel to your left.
Directions from Windsor:
St Thomas is one hour and 50 minutes from Windsor. Take the 401 East, exit at 177A and merge onto Highway 4/ Colonel Talbot Road, towards St. Thomas. Turn right on Burtwistle Lane. Stay to the right for Burtwistle Lane and you will find the hotel to your left.

Greater Toronto Train Show

Date: Saturday October 5, 2019 to Sunday October 6, 2019
Location: Brampton Fairgrounds, 12942 Heart Lake Rd., Caledon, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: N/A
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Website: www.torontotrainshow.ca
Information:
This show is formerly the Brampton Model Railway Show.
Clinic Programs! Learn from the Pros!
Numerous model railways in many scales.
Buy/sell new and used model trains from vendors.
Canadian and American manufacturers displaying their new products, and more.
Admission: Adults $8, Seniors/Teens $5, Children (6-12) $3, Kids under 6 Free!
Directions:
Check out the provided website address for full directions. The show is located at the Brampton Fairgrounds at the corners of Heart Lake Road and Old School Road. This is near highway 10.