2020 Programme

Thursday night meetings are held  at




The Conservative Club,  Farington,  Leyland, PR25 4GA  at 8.00pm

Wednesday 01 January       Chairman's Run - The Committee let the New Year in down at the track

Thursday  09 January          Annual General Meeting 

Thursday  23 January          “Traders Best & Worst” – items you rate or rant about


Thursday 06 February         Stationery Engine Night – compressed air available

Thursday 20 February         “Other Models Night” - aircraft, boats, Hornby, topless……


Sunday    01 March              Boiler Testing Day at the track, Rodger, Mark & Adrian under pressure

Thursday 05 March             Project Night -  members latest efforts on display

Thursday 12 March             Committee Meeting

Thursday 19 March             “Eamon’s unusual objects night”- a clue is in the title……….


Thursday 02 April                President’s Trophy - award to best non-steam item on the night

Sat Sun 04 /05 April            Traction Engine open weekend – See our Facebook page for details

Easter 10-13 April               Busy time at the track please……………

Thursday 16 April                “Screwcutting for beginners night” – members hints, tips and pitfalls

Thursday 30 April                Bring & Buy – ignore the quality – feel the mass!



Friday      08 May                 VE Day – Group Photograph & “SIMPLEX Ensemble” at the track     

Thursday 14 May                 Project Night - members latest efforts on display

Saturday  16 May                 LNER themed day – Open Invitation (refreshments available)

Monday   25 May                 Bank Holiday Running

Thursday 28 May                 Universal CNC – Guest Speaker - Ralph Taylor



Thursday 04 June                 Committee meeting

Sat/Sun   6/7June                  Malt Kiln Farm Steam rally           

Thursday 11 June                 “Ports & Passage ways” – how do YOU machine them?

Saturday 20 June                  Leyland  Festival – Club obligation to provide trains

Sunday    21 June                 Invitation to run at Wirral Society, Royden Park, CH48 1NP

Thursday 25 June                 LEYLEC - Members event, bring your loco + lunch, F&C4T@18.00


Saturday   04 July                “Horwich Build Loco Rally” Day I – All welcome (refreshments available)

Sunday     05 July                 “Horwich Build Loco Rally” Day II – All welcome (refreshments available)

Thursday  09 July               Project Night - members latest efforts on display 

Saturday   18 July                Training Day at the track

Thursday  23 July                “Collectables Evening” – Members other interests?



Thursday 06 August            “O rings and PTFE,  their different uses night”– members offerings

Sat/Sun15/16August            Open Weekend –Visitors Welcome - (refreshments available)

Thursday 20 August            “Honing, Lapping and Ennui night”…ask a cruciverbalist  (DYJHASA!).

Thursday 27 August            Committee meeting

Monday   31 August            Bank Holiday running




Thursday 03 September      “7¼ AGM at Leyland over 10 years ago!” – members recollections

Saturday  05 September      3½” Gauge Rally –Visitors Welcome - (refreshments available)

Thursday 17 September      Project Night - Members latest work on display




Thursday 01 October           “Metal Detecting” – a talk by Alan Reid

Sunday    04 October           Boiler Testing Day – Rodger, Mark & Adrian under pressure….

Sunday    11 October           Alan Priddey’s Diesel Day + Bacon Butties 12.00 – 13.00

Thursday 15 October           “Little Bits of Traction Engines” – members contributions

Thursday 29 October           “Filing Night” how do you use that bastard file!



Thursday 12 November      “Injector Testing Night” – live steam provided

Thursday 26 November      VHS Night or clips of  “ ‘ow i t’were lad….” -  Members contributions



Monday  07 December        Annual Christmas Dinner

Thursday 10 December       Project Night - Members latest work on display

Thursday 17 December       Committee meeting

Saturday 26 December        Boxing Day Mince Pie & Steam Up



Friday      01 January           Chairman's Run - The Committee let the New Year in down at the track

Thursday 07 January           Annual General Meeting 

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Club House 01772 455580

Worden Park, Leyland PR25 1DJ, UK

Weather permitting, the railway is open every Sunday between 12.00 and 16.00 hrs