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What's New!

July 24th, 2014

The summer issue of the "Canadian" has been mailed out and the electronic version is available in the members section.

The Canadian Railway Convention is coming up at the end of September. Be sure to check out the latest information in the newsletter and on the convention website.

David King

Current Events

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


Grey Central Railway Club Annual Open House & Train Show

Date: Saturday September 20, 2014
Location: Participation Lodge, 684136 Side Road No.30, Holland Centre, Ontario
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Al
Phone: 519-794-3692
Email: allenireton@hotmail.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Tables with items for sale both new and used as well the club layout. Lunch is available on site.
If you are looking to be a vendor or have a display for the show please contact Al at the above information.
Admission: $5.00 per person, chidden 12 and under free
Directions:
Heading north on highway 10 continue to Holland Centre, turn right (east) on Side Road No. 30. Continue for 5 minutes to Participation Lodge. The show is located in the basement of the nursing home.

Montreal Model Train Exposition

Date: Saturday September 27, 2014 to Sunday September 28, 2014
Location: 4251 St. Urbain Street, Montreal, Quebec
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Contact: Ivan Dow
Phone: 514-636-9665
Email: i.dow@videotron.ca
Website: www.MontrealModelTrainExposition.com
Information:
Train & Model Exposition
Directions:
Free parking at 100 Beaubien West with free shuttle bus to the show.

Rails to the Lakehead, Canadian Railway Convention

This is a CARM event

Date: Tuesday September 30, 2014 to Wednesday October 1, 2014
Location: Prince Arthur Hotel, 17 North Cumberland Street, Thunder Bay, ON
Time: to
Contact: Gerald Harper, Chair
Phone: N/A
Email: crcchair@caorm.org
Website: http://www.caorm.org/crc2014/index.php
Information:
Full details on the convention website.
Directions:
See Google Maps

The North Shore Train Show

Date: Saturday October 4, 2014 to Sunday October 5, 2014
Location: Complexe Multi-Sports, 995 rue Bois de Boulogne, Laval, Quebec
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contact: Martin Slythe
Phone: 438-863-6167
Email: info@salondutrainrivenord.org
Website: www.salondutrainrivenord.org
Information:
The North Shore Train Show, First Edition
Saturday October 4th, 10am to 5pm
Sunday October 5th, 9:30am to 4pm
Directions:
Complexe Multi-Sports
995 rue Bois de Boulogne
Laval, Quebec

CARM Golden Horseshoe Chapter Meet

This is a CARM event

Date: Saturday October 4, 2014
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King Street East, Dundas, ON
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Tom Allan
Phone: N/A
Email: thomaseallan@rogers.com
Website: N/A
Information:
more to come
Directions:
Royal Canadian Legion
280 King Street West
Dundas, ON, L9H 1W1
Google Map

Bomanville 28th Annual Model Railroad Show

Date: Saturday October 18, 2014 to Sunday October 19, 2014
Location: Clarington Central Secondary School, Clarington Blvd., Bomanville, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Contact: Jens Ritcher or Wm. Harford
Phone: 905-797-2235 or 905-623-8440
Email: william.harford@sympatico.ca
Website: www.svmra.ca
Information:
Model train show with operating layouts, static displays and vendors.
Adults - $6.00, Senior - $5.00, Family - $12.00
Directions:
When coming by 401 to Bomanville, take exit 431 and turn north onto Regional Road 57 (Waverly Rd.), proceed north th the first street, Stevens Road north of Highway 2 (King Street). Turn left and follow to Clarington Blvd., Clarington Central Secondary School is located in clear view on the northwest corner.
Those coming from the north to Bomanville take Regional Road 57 south to Stevens Road. Reginal Road 57 runs from Highway 7A south to 401.

Woodstock Model Train Show

Date: Sunday October 19, 2014
Location: Auditorium & Mutual Buildings, Woodstock Fairgrounds, 875 Nellis St., Woodstock, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Ian Ward
Phone: 519-426-8875
Email: toyshow@kwic.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Expanded to two buildings and will feature over 160 vendor tables of Model Trains of all scales including train sets, locomotives, transformers, rolling stock, track, structures, photographs, videos, DVD's, and railroad memorabilia. Featuring several new vendors including vendors from Eastern Ontario and Quebec. A great family event with lots to see for anyone that is interested in Model Trains. Several model train layouts will be in operation throughout the day.
Admission: $5.00 per person, Children under age 12 will be admitted for free when accompanied by an adult.
Directions:
Located in the Auditorium and the Mutual/Market Buildings, on the Woodstock Fairgrounds. Just follow the highway signs to the Woodstock Fairgrounds or the the Slots Building (Casino) which is located on the Fairgrounds and you can't miss it.

Boomers Model Railroad Auction

Date: Saturday October 25, 2014
Location: Community Centre, 111 George St., Harriston, ON
Time: 8:00 AM to ? PM
Contact: Harold Jones
Phone: 519-821-2454
Email: hgjones@execulink.com
Website: N/A
Information:
Come make a day of it and get a bargain model railroad item for your railroad. If you are just starting in the hobby, any member of our club would be happy to give you some ideas and/or information or point out an item that might be what you are looking for.
Doors open at 8:00am, auction starts at 10:00am, sign up sheet for tables start at 6:30am (for people bringing items, tables are first come, first served)
Admission: $5:00 at the door (includes a door prize ticket), refreshments available.
Directions:
Check map for directions.
Google Map

Kitchener Model Train Show and Sale

Date: Sunday November 2, 2014
Location: Bingemans (Marshall Hall), 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Contact: Ian Ward
Phone: 519-426-8875
Email: toyshow@kwic.com
Website: www.collectorshows.ca
Information:
Featuring 150+ vendor tables of Model Trains of all scales, plus railroad memorabilia and several operating layouts.
Admission: $5.00 per person, Children under age 12 will be admitted for free when accompanied by an adult.
Directions:
The show takes place in Marshall Hall, in the Bingemans Conference Centre Building, at 425 Bingemans Drive, Kitchener, On. For detailed directions visit the website.

TH&B Flea Market, Fall

Date: Sunday November 9, 2014
Location: Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fair Grounds, Ancaster, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Contact: John Henwood
Phone: 905-335-9112
Email: N/A
Website: N/A
Information:
Over 150 tables including vendors of new and used equipment, book, memorabilia, many special interest groups, and more.

Admission $5.00 Children under 12 Free
Directions:
Take Highway 403 between Hamilton and Woodstock to the exit for Highway 52/Trinity Road. Head south on Trinity Road to 630 Trinity Road.

TH&B Flea Market, Winter

Date: Sunday January 25, 2015
Location: Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fair Grounds, Ancaster, ON
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Contact: John Henwood
Phone: 905-335-9112
Email: N/A
Website: N/A
Information:
Over 150 tables including vendors of new and used equipment, book, memorabilia, many special interest groups, and more.

Admission $5.00 Children under 12 Free
Directions:
Take Highway 403 between Hamilton and Woodstock to the exit for Highway 52/Trinity Road. Head south on Trinity Road to 630 Trinity Road.

The 2015 Copetown Show

This is a CARM event

Date: Sunday February 8, 2015
Location: Copetown and District Community Centre, 1950 Governor's Road, Copetown, Ontario
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Contact: John Johnston
Phone: N/A
Email: editor@caorm.org
Website: www.caorm.org/copetown/
Information:
Camada's Best Kept Model Railway Secret.
Layouts, Historical Societies, Scratchbuilding Supplies, Manufacturers, Craftsman Displays, Slide and Phot Collections, and much more for the serious modeller.
Admission: $6 (under 12 free)
Presented by The Bayview Junction Modular Group, Rapido Trains Inc., and The Canadian Association of Railway Modellers
Directions:
Copetown is just 15 minutes from Hamilton. See website for full directions and map.