Fifth annual BC RPM meet


Hi folks,

It's time to announce the fifth annual BC RPM meet held in conjunction with
Trains 2012. The meet will be held in Burnaby, BC on Saturday, November 10th,
2012 from 10AM to 4PM. Participants are invited to display their models and
dioramas, share information and learn valuable techniques in an interactive and
non-competitive environment. All SCALES and ALL ROADS are welcome as are
in-progress models. BRING YOUR MODELS!!!
Building on last year's success, the meet will feature an expanded show & tell
segment providing modeller's the opportunity to discuss their techniques and
experiences in a group setting during the lunch hour.

Images from last year's meet are here at

Details of this year's clinic lineup are still being finalized but expect the
usual variety of historical presentations and how-to demonstrations.

Below are some examples of clinics presented at previous events:

CN on Vancouver Island, freight car weathering, scratchbuilding a railway depot,
the CPR in Vancouver, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, Imperial Oil tank cars,
mass producing model conifers, scratchbuilding a tunnel portal.

In addition to the RPM meet and clinics, Trains 2012 features Operating
sessions, Public show, Escorted layout tour, Banquet and Prototype tour. Trains
2012 runs November 9th through 12th.

BC RPM / Trains 2012 Registration is $25 CDN
Price does not include Banquet, layout or prototype tours. Operating sessions
are free but first come first serve.

Trains 2012 is located at:
Cameron Centre (across from Lougheed Town Centre)
9523 Cameron Street
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Cameron Centre is approx. 3 blocks north of the Lougheed Skytrain station and
about 25 mins from downtown Vancouver via Skytrain.

For more information regarding Trains 2012 see or send an
e-mail to Ahutchinson(dot)mudbay(at)


Andrew Hutchinson
BC RPM/ Trains 2012