Early 1960s Video

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Below is a video that has been passed to us by one of Friends, Colin D'Eath.  The video was itself filmed by the late Len Reed and shows a S & T Gang at work at Trimley Station, working on the points and Signal Box.

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Points to note:

  • Trimley Station Name Board
  • Topiary Arm Chair
  • Mobile Forge on Platform
  • Southern (Ipswich) Platform Building
  • Home Signal near Level Crossing
  • Bedford Lorry in Maroon & Cream
  • Ipswich Town Football Club Champions Celebrations
  • Felixstowe Town Signal Box
  • Camping Coaches (Pullmans) at Felixstowe Town
  • Wagons in Station Yard
  • Tea Break in Mess Van

Christmas Table Top Sale

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Saturday 30 November 2013 - 11am till 2pm

Trimley Station Community Trust and the Friends of Trimley Station are holding a table top sale.  The sale is being held on Saturday 30th November 2013 between 11am and 2pm.  The event is being held at the Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe.

Tables are £5 and can be booked by contact Glynis on 01394 200361.  Entry will be free on the day and there will be refreshments available, and all proceeds are going to the Save Trimley Station community project which is now a registered charity.

The event will also coincide with the Felixstowe Lions Craft Market and the turning on of the Felixstowe Christmas Lights, we are really looking forward to a festive day.

Further details of the Craft Market and Lights Switch on can be found below:




Details at a glance:

Event: Christmas Table Top Sale

Where: Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe

When: Saturday 30th November, 11am till 2pm

Cost: Tables £5, Entry free



Please use the map below to navigate to the venue:



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    Table Top Sale 2013

Garden Model Railway Open Day - September 2013

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Heritage Open Day - 14/09/2013

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On Saturday 4th September we will be taking part in the 2nd Heritage Open Day weekend.  Why not pop down and meet with the members of the Trust and Friends of Trimley Station?

We'll be there from 10.00am with bacon rolls, tea and coffee for those starting out early, may be stop, have some breakfast and chat whilst waiting for the historic bus to arrive and whisk you off to Languard Viewing Area.

We'll also be having burgers ready for those wanting to pop by at lunchtime or in the afternoon, all available for a small donation to our community project.

Click here to view the Felixstowe Heritage Website

Use the map below to navigate to the Station: 


Below are some photographs from last years event, we are hopeful for some similar weather.

Ipswich Transport and Model Festival

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Trimley Station Community Trust will be supporting Scograil at their event which forms part of the Ipswich Transport and Model Festival on Saturday 29th June 2013.


Event Details are:

Saturday 29th June - Ipswich Transport and Model Festival (all attraction entry ticket £9)

Visit three great attractions on one inclusive ticket - the Transport Museum, The Ipswich Railway Modellers Association HQ and the Ipswich Model Engineering Society. A free bus service links the sites using historic vehicles.

A modellers dream! Accompanied children admitted free on this day*.

Other attractions en route are planned- see website for details. 10am - 4.30pm (*joint event ticket holders only).