Reminder: Model train Exhibition (Melb)

Submitted: Sunday, Jun 13, 2004 at 10:05
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For those stuck in Melbourne this weekend

Our club the Waverley Model Railway Club are havin there annual show in June.
Its at a new Venue this year apparently (only been in club few weeks )

Dates:
12th, 13th and 14th June (LONG WEEKEND)

Times:
Sat/Sun 10-6
Mon: 10-5

Damage:
$8 Adults
$5 Consession
$5 Under 15's
(accompanied by an adult FREE!)

Venue:
Hungarian Community Center
760 Boronia Road
Wantirna
Victoria.
Melway Map Ref: 63 F5

Tea, Coffee, softys and snacks available.
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Reply By: marklynn - Sunday, Jun 13, 2004 at 10:12

Sunday, Jun 13, 2004 at 10:12
Reminds me of a train joke.......................... A boy & his parents standing on the platform waiting for the train..The father, noticing his son standing too close to the edge of the platform , tells his son to move back otherwise the train will come along & "suck him right off".......................Boy replies COME ON TRAIN !!!!
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Reply By: Member - Peter (York) - Sunday, Jun 13, 2004 at 17:59

Sunday, Jun 13, 2004 at 17:59
What scale do you work in ? I am doing woodlines around Kalgoorlie in the 50s in HO
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Follow Up By: Truckster (Vic) - Sunday, Jun 13, 2004 at 19:54

Sunday, Jun 13, 2004 at 19:54
Myself,

I model N Scale 1:160th :) Nice and small, you can fit so much into 8x5 compared to HO, and the costs are a lot less

There were many AUssie layouts at the exhibition when we went today. And 2 European ones, German! Complete with overhead wiring for the Diesel elect's.. VERY VERY kewl...

There was the a minor spread of US Runnin gear, but in all honesty, that would have made up 10% at most! Normally that makes up the majority.

On the HO side of things, there was a 30x15 layout, with mainly scratchbuilt 1950's rollin stock, was very interesting to see, as I wasnt livin down here then!

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