Interesting Stuff

The membership of the Train Collectors Society has a wide range of interests. One of the great things about being a member is discovering other people's enthusiasms and indeed enjoying and learning from them. As examples here is a selection of articles, videos, photographs and other material prepared by members that may be of interest to you.

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Event Reports

TCS Leicester Show 2017 Dave McCarthy photo

The TCS have for many years organised three events a year, our AGM, held in the Spring, a Summer Show and the Autumn Get Together at Leicester. Here is your 'entrance' to these events through the reports produced at the time. If you could not attend we hope they will give you a flavour of the occasion. If you did attend we hope they may provide some pleasant memories - click on the photo to see more

TCS Document Folder

The TCS Document Folder is an on-line collection of e-books and articles produced by TCS members that may be of interest to the toy and model train collector and enthusiast. Too large to feature as ages on this site they are available to download for your pleasure.  Click on the image to go to the page with more details

Train Collectors SocietyThere are trains at the bottom of his garden

TCS member Fred van der Lubbe has a garden railway on which he runs an incredible variety of toy and model trains. What is more he videos them so we can share in the enjoyment  - click on the picture to see more

Chairman's View

Train Collectors Society

Our Chairman, Bryan Pentland, has exhibited at many shows and takes his video camera with him. He has been editing and linking some of these videos for our enjoyment so they can be made available through this site - click on the picture to see more 

TCS Archive

Train Collectors Society archive

The TCS has accumulated an archive of about 100,000 model and toy train photos and related information.  To see just a small sample of what is available - click on the photo

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