TrackShack is now closed permanently.

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TrackShack is now closed permanently.

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Post by Mr Bones » Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:20 am

Saw this on Facebook. Unfortunately due to the loss of his wife, ill health and other issues they are closed.
My heart goes out to him for his loss. It is also a very sad loss for the hobby as they have always been my go to place, providing competitive prices, quick delivery and great service.
The statement on the web site reads as follows:
"TrackShack is now closed permanently.
All outstanding orders will be posted to customers today Monday 3rd August 2020.
Arrangements are being made for customers who have Accucraft or Roundhouse locos on pre-order to have their loco supplied direct from the manufacturer.
After 14 years serving the hobby the recent death of the owner's wife, coupled with ill health and severe trading issues because of the Corona Virus, a decision has been made to retire.
Thank you to all our many loyal customers, it has been our pleasure to serve you.
"

I wish him well in the future.
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Post by shroomy » Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:32 am

That is a great tragedy and I feel for his loss

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Post by RogerB » Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:29 pm

Indeed. A sad day in many respects. R-
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Post by dtb » Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:36 pm

how sad, used them frequently, always provided a great service at great prices.
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Post by teedoubleudee » Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:57 pm

Very sad indeed. I just checked my posts and it's just a month since I started a new thread on here praising their brilliant service. :(
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Post by GeoffAlan2 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:34 pm

A very bad loss to the hobby. I do hope the owner reads this thread, as I want him to know how much I appreciated his service over the years.

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Post by Puddles » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:42 pm

Sad sad news, always had excellent service and always helpful on the phone, I do feel for him as must it be a hard time he is having at the moment.

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Post by Walkingthedog » Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:12 pm

Oh how sad, the best shop I have ever dealt with.
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Post by Hound Dog » Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:49 pm

Absolutely tragedy on multiple levels - I have had wonderful service from them in recent years and as recently as last week for two coaches...... very sad

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Post by miffy » Tue Aug 04, 2020 5:39 pm

Oh that is so sad, John will be missed. I know all our thoughts are with him at this time.

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