The TLRS publication Tramfare is an A5 size magazine.
Tramfare is sent free to all TLRS members six times a year, so it is strongly recommended that you join the TLRS, as this is by far the cheapest way to receive it.
It can be purchased from a number of outlets including the National Tramway Museum, London Transport Museum and Ian Allan bookshops.
Single copies of the latest issue of Tramfare can be purchased on-line from TLRS Publications.
It includes illustrated articles on
- tramway systems,
- all areas of tramway modelling,
- Society news and
- a diary of talks and exhibitions.
In the latest issue:
On the cover: Our picture for this issue is of Tallinn CAF 'Urbos' tram 511 operating on route 4 to Ülemiste jaam, captured by Derrick Yates on a visit to Estonia in June 2017. Since his visit, this route has been extended by two stops to the airport. Tallinn operates about 90 trams, including 20 'Urbos', on 1067mm (approx. 3ft 6in) gauge track.
An extensive illustrated report by John Prentice on the 30th Festival of Model Tramways held in Manchester during April
Radio-controlled and battery-operated model trams in HO scale; Ralph Kurzendörfer talks us through the technology
Gordon Bulmer describes his 'Ravenscar Pier' layout that has a wealth of fine detail to complement the pier tramway
A brief report on the society AGM, together with photographs of the winning models and their builders in the models competition
London United Tramways car 303 is described for Tramfare issue 303
The final week of Sunderland trams in 1954 is recalled
A feast of new tram models, tram kits and other 'bits and pieces' in our regular and ever-popular Model Tram News feature
Many other smaller, but no less interesting, items to inform and amuse
Advertisements for model trams, both as kits and RTR
Regular features on exhibitions, future meetings and reports of past meetings
44 pages of trams, small and large, for just £3.60
If you subscribe to 'Tramfare' by joining the TLRS, you will save a large amount each year compared to regularly buying copies in booksellers or at museums etc.
Articles on tramway subjects are always welcome, model or full size, old or modern.
- Bob Appleton
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