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Club News 2005

Wednesday 19 October 2005

St Edwards School confirmed as 2006 & 2007 venue

St Edwards School, Romford, site of the successful 2005 Exhibition has been confirmed as the exhibition venue for 2006 and 2007.

Sunday 09 October 2005

Mark Found enjoys his day at the exhibition!

Mark Found, Discovery Home & Leisure presenter, writing on his own web site at, describes his day at the I & WEMRC exhibition as 'brilliant'.

He and his colleagues filmed plenty of footage, especially of our own club layouts, for a forthcoming series: The Wonderful World Of Railways.

Sunday 02 October 2005

50th Annual Exhibition - 2nd day

The second day of our 50th Annual I & WEMRC Exhibition.

Saturday 01 October 2005

50th Annual Exhibition - 1st day

The moment we'd all been waiting for - at 10:00am the doors opened on the 50th Annual I & WEMRC Exhibition.

Tuesday 20 September 2005

New-look I & WEMRC web site goes live!

The club is pleased to announce the launch of the new web site, at, which we hope will make it easier for would-be members and enthusiasts in general to find and contact us.

Many thanks on behalf of the club to Jonathan Casey for his work on the original club website, which got us started in the right direction, as well as his important and continuing work in getting the club's library organised and computerised.

Wednesday 14 September 2005

Mark Found, presenter on the Discovery Home & Leisure channel, pays us a visit

Mark Found, presenter of The Garden Railway, Supermodels 1 & 2 and Trainspotting, spent an afternoon filming at the club for a forthcoming DVD.

The club's 7" Gauge Minature Railway was the main subject of this filming, featuring our own Charlie Nelson on driving duties, and brief views of the inside of the club house. We are also expecting Mark at the exhibition.

Sunday 07 August 2005

Thomas Junior loco in steam
At our August Steam/Open Day, the Live Steam section were able to get Dave Prior's 'Thomas Junior' loco running, albeit not actually pulling passengers.

A little work is needed, but it was good to see it running after many years in the engine shed.

Coming up...


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Romford RM1 4EH




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