Train Orders

  • TRAIN ORDERS – September 2017 – UPDATE

    Dear all, At our September meeting the Group discussed the option of buying a Rapido Trains RDC for use on North Western Mills layout. A vote was taken and a unanimous show of hands agreed that we should buy the item. I am discussing with Jason what price he will agree to as he tells […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS – September 2017

    First I must tell you that one of the past members of Calder Northern has unfortunately died. Rex Martin known to our more senior members will remember Rex ceased to be a NMRA member around the time we moved from Broadheath. Rex died, aged 90, about 3 months ago but regrettably nobody advised us until […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS – August 2017

                                                           TRAIN ORDERS July/Aug 2017  First of all apologies to those who normally receive their train orders by post, I really messed up big time with those as I have just recently found your copies inside the addressed envelopes under a pile of other papers hidden one day when visitors arrived suddenly. Sorry for that and […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS – April 2017

    Well this is me back again writing Train Orders. I wish to thank George Neyman for his sterling work in keeping us all informed during his term in office. Thanks also to Les Herriot and Tony Hayselden for their substantial efforts in managing the group and the group finances. I am sure I speak for […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS – March 2017

    Annual General Meeting March is the month for the AGM, to be held on the 18th. Reference the February Train Orders, it also is Valentine’s Day for all who can invite their ladies to come along and take part. Please give Terry Wynne a call to advise if your lady is coming so that adequate […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS – January 2017

    Welcome to 2017: Your Committee joins in wishing everyone an exciting and train filled 2017. May your modeling projects all produce great results and perhaps more of you will take the time and effort to “share the knowhow” with your colleagues in the hobby at our various meetings throughout the year. There are some good […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS – November 2016

    December Meeting Reminder  Members are reminded that items for the Christmas Festivities are very welcome if brought to the November Meet.  With the cornucopia of models that have been available through the Michael Coates collection, we should see a wonderful selection of gift items on the table at the Christmas event. Ladies are also invited […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS – October 2016

                                                        CALDER NORTHERN DIVISION                          TRAIN ORDERS October 2016  As the dark is arriving earlier in the day and the pleasant warmth of your work area beckons, take stock of your modelling skills and work up a presentation, demonstration or clinic to give at one of our forthcoming meetings. There certainly must be something that you […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS August 2016

    With the risk of repeating a message, the note regarding the sale of the Michal Coates Collection is being repeated as the initial item in these Train Orders.  This is to make doubly certain that all of our members are aware of the intent to sell as much of the collection as possible at the […]

  • TRAIN ORDERS July 2016

    CALDER NORTHERN DIVISION TRAIN ORDERS July 2016 Our colleague Derek Milby has been in hospital again, this time with low blood pressure but Derek is now back home and sounds in good spirits. He says that by late summer he and Doug Sayles will hopefully manage a train journey down to Crewe. Promises have been […]

  • Train Orders November 2015

    New members: We extend a warm welcome to Basil Stevens of Merseyside who has joined the NMRA in our Division area. We hope that Basil will consider becoming a part of the Calder Northern Group. From Carlisle, we welcome Steven Brown as a new member. Les has introduced Steven to Brian Neville and we hope […]

  • Train Orders – September 2015

    Thanks: Fall has arrived and with the days drawing in to early darkness, it is time to get to your modeling work bench, dust off a project that might have been set aside for the summer, and get back to some modeling activity. To start off with, I wish to thank Terry for issuing the […]