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Programme of Meetings, session 2006/7.

Welcome to another session of railway enthusiasm, escapism and steam nostalgia !  Once more our venue will be the While Room/Place of Paisley within Paisley Abbey, with the doors open at 1.45pm and all meetings starting at 2.15pm.

 Date    Subject   Speaker
14 October 2006  Traders’ Wagons & the G&SWR   Arnold Tortorella
11 November 2006   ‘North American Adventure’    Ian Lothian
9 December 2006  ‘G&SWR Miscellany’ various sources.
13 January 2007 LNER locomotive policy’ George Davidson
10 February 2007 ‘Signalling today on the former G&SWR’ Alan Mackie
10 March 2007   Annual General Meeting followed by
  ‘Modelling Matters’    various contributors.

 Any points/queries about the above programme of meetings to Andrew Munro (telephone no./address as before).

 Model rail exhibitions : session 2006-07                   by Arnold Tortorella

 All being well, we plan to take our Association’s sales & display stall to the following exhibitions over forthcoming session 2005-06 :

 4/5 November 2006 – Cathcart Model Rail, Couper Institute, Clarkston Road, Cathcart, Glasgow.

 23/24/25 February 2007 – Glasgow Model Rail, Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Glasgow. 

12/13 May 2007 – South Lanarkshire Model Rail, Rutherglen Town Hall, Rutherglen, Glasgow. 

As always, we will have our assorted range of items to sell – modelling kits, ‘Profiles’ and ‘Sou’ West Journal’, videos, commercial books & so on.  Further details from Arnold Tortorella.

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