The Saturday morning Port Hope Show set up came off without a hitch. The layout was up and running smoothly. Attendance at the show appeared to be quite favourable. We received several accolades about our layout and the level of detail we have achieved. All members should be proud.
At least 10 people were killed and scores more injured, police say, after two passenger trains collided in the German state of Bavaria.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is a railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland expected to open on 2 June 2016. With a route length of 57 km (35.4 mi) and a total of 151.84 km (94.3 mi) of tunnels, shafts and passages, it will be the world’s longest and deepest traffic tunnel and the first flat low-level route through the Alps.
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On Thursday January 28th a new L.&.D.M.R. Executive was elected. The results are as follows…
President – Steve Coppin (Webmaster)
Secretary – Eric Potter (Club Layout Coordinator)
Treasurer – Don Hudson
Executive Director – Don McClellan (Out of Town Show Coordinator)
Executive Director – Wayne Lamb (L.&.D.M.R. Annual Show Coordinator)
Executive Director – Doug Smith (Assistant to L.&.D.M.R. Annual Show Coordinator)
2015 Auditors – Harold Lance and Doug Smith
Russ Moore, President of The Lindsay and District Model Railroaders
Passed away on Thursday December 18, 2015
Russ Moore, a 40-year Lindsay resident and a Kawartha Lakes Police officer in Lindsay for 31 years, died early Friday (Dec. 18) morning, leaving behind quite the legacy locally.
Russ retired as a senior constable. He was a passionate model railroader He was president of the Lindsay and District Model Railroaders and served on several other community groups including the Victoria County Historical Association and the Heritage Victoria Committee of Council.
The conductor of the last steam train through Lindsay and a train historian reflect on the last days of the rail in Lindsay Read the article
Last steam train through Lindsay