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

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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
February has been a busy month, but at last my "top shelf " Trix based layout is completed. I have ...
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Just a reminder folks that this is on the Sat 12th of March in Biggleswade.   There will be the ...
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A ‘tinplate’ Kitson-Meyer and other delights to view I would like to introduce to this site David Argent, or rather ...
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TRAIN COLLECTOR SOCIETY MEMBER FRED VAN DER LUBBE from Holland has recently put together another fascinating book of photos and ...
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TCS Member Bob Fleming has sent us this report on the 26th Steam Toys in Action held at Leicester's Abbey ...
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Hello again. The renovated Truescale stations described in my last post are now in place on my round-the -room shelf ...
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MEMBER DIRK HERTEL wrote to the TCS with two delightful videos just before Christmas. Unfortunately the e-mail seems to have ...
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The Train Collectors Society has a new main address. As of this week it is: Train Collectors Society, PO Box 290, Winsford, CW7 ...
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Hello again. This week I have been working on a matched pair of Truescale stations bought for a bargain price ...
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Dark, wet winter days: time to do some work towards finishing the HO Trix Express shelf layout. Squeezed onto a ...
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Have a look at this brilliant Kato Shinkansen (Bullet Train) from Kato ...
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Well, actually a Christmas bargain from Father Ebay. TT  is the only gauge missing from my collection, and I could ...
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I have always wanted to build one of these wonderful spiral layouts but never had anywhere near enough Meccano to ...
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Yesterday, 6th December, the TCS were on display at the Leicester Abbey Sewage Pumping Museum annual Christmas event. And what a ...
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THE DECEMBER TRAIN COLLECTOR IS OUT and has been sent to all members. Another great issue with articles, among others, ...
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Most of the classic 0 gauge trains from Japan pre WW2 and just post WW2 come from Seki, Sakai who ...
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TCS Committee member Malcolm Pugh has sent us this report of the recent event. The Reading Vintage Toy fair is ...
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A MYSTERY TRAIN? I was recently sent the above photo of an unknown toy train by the TCA Reference Library ...
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Quite by chance I came across this brilliant little video on Youtube. It shows an electric Bing Table Top set ...
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Membership of the TCS has advantages! As well as the brilliant quarterly magazine, "The Collector", membership gives you access to ...
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