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2nd Place!

Nov
23

At the Chilliwack Lions Train and Hobby Show in October 2014, the popular vote for best layout put Vancouver TraiNgang's modular layout into second place! Well done all, and thank you to the many fans who voted for us!

Second Place Best of Show Award
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BCSME 85th Anniversary!

Jul
30

The British Columbia Society of Model Engineers is celebrating it's 85th anniversary this August. Most folks probably know the Society as the Burnaby Central Railway.
train at Burnaby Central

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Western Rails 2014

Apr
05
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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TraiNgang to be at Western Rails 2014

Feb
14

News Flash: The Vancouver TraiNgang will be exhibiting their modular N-trak layout at the Western Rails 2014 show on March 16th, 2014. See us there!

Show location and times:
  Cameron Recreation Centre,
  9523 Cameron St. (behind Lougheed Town Centre)
  9 am to 4 pm, Sunday 16th March 2014

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TraiNgang wins big at TRAINS 2013

Dec
07

Popular vote results:

Best layout - First place, Vancouver TraiNgang!

Module - First place, member Jake Schreurs (8' valley module with two private loops)
Rolling Stock - Second place, member Jake Schreurs (helicopter loaded train)
Structures - Second place, member Jake Schreurs (Brookmere Hotel)
Train - Second place, member Tom Carr (Great Northern passenger train)

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President of N-TRAK dies

Dec
07

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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