Steve and Aidan proudly stand by the new stand

The Trust is looking for assistance at special events to help raise awareness and increase its membership. If you are friendly, helpful, comfortable with interacting with the public and can spend a day or two helping out then we’d love to hear from you. No experience is necessary! Please contact Andy Butler, Steve Cooper or Greg Kiteos                            via for further information. We’d be glad to have you along.


2nd – 3rd: North Norfolk Railway Autumn Steam Gala, Sheringham Station.

Guests include S&DJR 7F 2-8-0 no. 53809 and LMS Ivatt Class 2 2-6-0 no. 46521, as well as five locos from the Railway’s home fleet.

20th September 2017 Chingford Model Engineering Club.

Saint Edmunds Church Hall , 216 Chingford Mount Road, Chingford London E4 8JL Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm

16th – 17th: Pacifics Weekend, Nene Valley Railway, Wansford Station.

Featuring guest locomotive, LNER A4  no. 60009 Union of South Africa, as well as resident loco, Battle of Britain class no. 34081 92 Squadron.

28th September: South East Essex Railway Presentation.

Illustrative talk surveying the history and progress of new-build GER 789.                                                                                             Friends Meeting House, 18 Dundonald Drive, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 1NB. Doors open at 8pm.


14th – 15th: The National Festival of Railway Modelling – 10th Anniversary, East of England Arena and Events Centre, Oundle Road, Alwalton, Peterborough, PE2 6XE.

Use postcode PE2 6HE for your satnav if travelling by car. Peterborough railway station is approximately 15 minutes away from the Arena by taxi. Passengers travelling to the event can enjoy up to 30% off their advance purchase fares on Virgin Trains services to Peterborough.




*18th – 19th November: 2017 Festival of Model Railways and Hobbies presented by Shoeburyness Model Railway Club, Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre, Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4FA

20th November Ipswich Transport Society.

The GER 789 Road Show is appearing at the Ipswich Transport Society’s monthly meeting at Bourne Vale Social Club, Halifax Road, Ipswich IP2 8RE. Doors open at 19.30hrs.



24th – 25th March: The London Festival of Railway Modelling, Alexandra Palace, London.

* = The Trust’s attendance at these events has yet to be confirmed

Last updated: 11th July 2017.