Here you will find all the news from the Train Collectors Society

Our most recent news items are shown in the side panel to the right of the screen (at the bottom on some mobile devices) on most pages. Here you can see all the news items and scroll back though he history if you want. Enjoy!

By the way we are always interested in featuring news from our members, so please let us know of anything interesting you have been up to and we will try and include it here.

Ideas might include new layouts you have created or designed, recent acquisitions of interest, or somewhere toy train related (however vaguely) you have visited recently.

Please fill in the contact form and cut and paste your information into the box. We will be in touch for more information and we will ask for any appropriate photographs you might have to add to the story. Or you can just e-mail rainer.haug@traincollectors.co.uk with your story and photos.

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Click on any post below to see the detail. Stored in date order - most recent first
As I am sure you know, KATO is the major Japanese model railway producer. Hidden away in a residential suburb ...
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About one hour south of Tokyo on a fast commuter train, is the seaside resort of Enoshima. Served by a ...
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I have been contacted by a prospective member who says:  I recently bought a ready made TT gauge railway base ...
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Here is Bob Leggett's review. There is a selection of pictures at the foot of the report. The full set ...
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TRAIN COLLECTOR SOCIETY MEMBER FRED VAN DER LUBBE from Holland has recently put together a fascinating assembly of photos and ...
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Over the last 25 years I have collected 0 gauge train sets from the widest range of manufacturers possible totalling ...
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This Bing Table Top 00 gauge electric LMS 513 tank loco is new to me, purchased from a fellow TCS ...
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New to my floor train collection courtesy of Ebay is this 4 inch (11 cms) long clockwork engine.  The tin ...
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David has provided us with an update Three baseboards measuring 5 feet by 1 foot 8 inches have been constructed ...
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Last week I visited the suspension railway at Wuppertal Germany. Built between 1901 and 1903, it operates over a route ...
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DON'T FORGET THE LEICESTER SHOW Here is the final update for the show on 7th November. Theme for Club stand ...
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Well we don't all have easily accessible lofts or basements to house our train layouts so here is what can ...
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I have added some more pictures of my loft layout and various displays as follows ; Top cable car climbs ...
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IN THE LATEST OF SIMON KOHLER’S BLOGS "SIMON SAYS ..." THE TRAIN COLLECTORS SOCIETY AND IN PARTICULAR OUR EDITOR PAT ...
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BECKENHAM AND WEST WICKHAM MRC BOOK SALE Beckenham and West Wickham MRC the organisers of Beckenham Vintage are selling off ...
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I was in Lisbon two weeks ago. What a wonderful tram system they have throughout the city. You can tour ...
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Many years ago I moved numerous pipes and a large water storage tank typical of older UK homes to squeeze ...
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Just back from Tony Oakes' Chester Train & Toy Fair. It is always worth looking in the junk boxes most ...
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I am pleased to say David Holt has answered the call, and is the first member to submit some news ...
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Bought from Ebay France. A very nice complete and boxed JEP set, including the original key. This little train has a ...
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