TRANSAPPENNINICA : MODEL TRAIN EXPO

Edited by Claudio Bonucci

TRANSAPPENNINICA: MODEL TRAIN EXPO/EXCHANGE

5-6 OCTOBER 2019
GALLERIA KURSAAL PORRETTA TERME

When games tell the history
The Porrettana railway was inaugurated on 2 November 1864: from 1864 to 1934, the year of the opening of the Direttissima, the Porrettana represented the backbone of the north-south communications of Italy and Europe and is today an indispensable infrastructure for the life of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennine communities.



PROGRAMME

SATURDAY OCTOBER 5th 2019

H 11:00 am
Opening of Transappenninica: model train expo/exchange
Dioramas on the Porrettana Railway will be exhibited, very rare models Märcklin, Roco, Fleischman, Rivarossi and many other unique collector’s items.

In collaboration with the Gruppo Fermodellistico Pistoiese, DLF Bologna, and many other private collectors.

Throughout the afternoon, will be held a photographic exhibition dedicated to the Porrettana Railway with Giorgio Barbato, Sergio Marchioni and Giovanni Modesti.

H 9:00 pm
Screening of “Paisà” A movie by Roberto Rossellini, in collaboration with Porretta Cinema


SUNDAY OCTOBER 6th 2019

From 10:30 am to 7:00 pm
Opening of Transappenninica: model train expo/exchange
Projections of photographs from the “Official Signal Corps photos” photographic fund of the National Archives of Washington

H 3:30 pm
“The construction of a hige railway: 1859-1864” meeting with Prof. Renzo Zagnoni and Andrea Ottanelli

H 5:00 pm
Catwalk of participants in the election of Miss FerModellismo 2019 and proclamation of the winner, in collaboration with Cose di … by Mirella Lenzi


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