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TraiNgang clean sweep at 2018 Chilliwack show!


At the 2018 Mt Cheam Lions Hobby Show in Chilliwack, BC., the Vancouver TraiNgang swept the boards...

Award plaques
  • First Place - Club Layout
  • First Place - People's Choice
  • Best of Show

Here we see club Secretary Jake Schreurs, Co-ordinator Ron Hardman, and President Emil Ferry, proudly holding up the three commemorative plaques!

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Bertie Award Nomination

Recently we discovered that the club had been nominated as best model train club on Model Rail Radio, model railroading podcasts.
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Western Rails 2014

For the first time in many a year, the Vancouver TraiNgang had a layout at the Western Rails show... And picked up a Second Place in the Best of Show Award!
Second Place Best of Show Award
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President of N-TRAK dies


The n-TRAK modular system began in the spring of 1973, the brainchild of the late Ben Davis, with a modular layout on display for the first time at the 1974 NMRA National train show.

One of the first folks to volunteer help was Jim FitzGerald who started the n-TRAK newsletter and edited it for the next 40 years, in addition to taking on the role of president of the organization.

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See us at Scienceworld!


The Vancouver TraiNgang will be at Scienceworld throughout spring break - stop by and visit us on the 2nd Floor, from the 16th March to 1 April.

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