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, which publishes on or about 1st july 2019:
On the cover: a 1/16th scale model of LCC E class tramcar 534 built by Richard Elliott (co-founder of the Tramway & Light Rail Society in 1938 and former society president) seen running on John Buckle's garden tramway in Kent in the summer of 2018, the 80th anniversary of the society. Photo by Tramfare's editor, Bob Appleton
Features in this issue include:
Frank Tuck's 1/16th scale motor and trailer trams of the Douglas Southern Electric Tramway.
A City of Two Tales - a celebration of 150 years of Brussels trams from two of our correspondents, David Hanger and Mike Skeggs.
The two different sides of a preserved Bristol horse tram seen by David Hanger.
There's an illustrated report of the society's Annual General Meeting held in May at the Wirral Transport Museum in Birkenhead.
Our regular Model Tramway News column this issue features N-scale Blackpool trams, an 00-scale Brighton tram kit, two O-gauge tram kits (Bexley and Lowestoft open-toppers), a range of HO-scale models and kits and even a mechanical wooden tram!
This Tramfare issue 309 features a London horse tram with number 309.
Many other items of interest including advertisements for model trams and accessories and two important book reviews.
Regular items on past meetings, future meetings and forthcoming exhibitions featuring model trams.
44 packed pages of all sorts of tram stuff.
A quality glossy magazine for just £3.60, but it can be even cheaper if you subscribe as a society member - most readers do.
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.
The editor is:
- Bob Appleton
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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