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Mini Exhibition - Sunday 10th December 2017

Our next open Sunday at Keen House is a Mini-Exhibition on 10th December 2017 - with seven working layouts confirmed to be on display:copenhagenfields-thumb.jpg

MRC Layouts: Copenhagen Fields (2mm FS), Empire Mills (EM), Lacey Dale (N) and Putnam Yard (HO)

Visiting Layouts:

  Canute Road Quay (OO) - set in the Southampton docks;

  Rixworth Green (P4) - 1920s Southern

  Elkington-on-Sea Tramways - inpsired by the 1950s British seaside resorts

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Bulletin 497

The July / August 2017 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including: Bulletin 497

  • Modifying a Dapol O gauge Class 08 shunter
  • A review of the Graham Farish BR Standard class 4 2-6-4T,
  • Pictorial reviews of our recent open day and trip to Quainton Road
  • A review of "LaserCutting and 3D printers for Railway Modellers"
  • A trip back to the early 80s, with a ride on an APT
  • And updates from around the MRC.

 The Bulletin is a bi-monthly publication sent to all members of The Club - new members are welcome

Bulletin 498

The September / October 2017 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including: Bulletin 498 pic

  • An update on progress of the Club's HO American layout, "Putnam"
  • A visit to a model building inside the building on which it is modelled in Somerset
  • A recollecction of a 50's trip by steam from Chuston to Kingswear
  • Reviews of two new books - "Building and Operating a Model railway" and "Building a Folding Model Railway Layout"
  • A look at the decorated panels created for the fondly remembered "Blue Pullmans"
  • And updates from around the MRC.

 The Bulletin is a bi-monthly publication sent to all members of The Club - new members are welcome

Library Additions - May 2017

Our library has one of the widest and largest ranges of books for railway modellers - covering prototype railways and modelling. The following 47 books have recently been added.

The library is open for browsing on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm (unless there is a lecture), and on our monthly open afternoons. Check out the calendar for details. Members can borrow most books to read and work from at home.

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Sep 18
We've confirmed the lineup for our Mini Exhibition on Sunday 10th December - 7 layouts, details on the website.… https://t.co/TSmaLrKA9i
Sep 18
Empire Mills is our operating layout this Thursday from 7. @ The Model Railway Club https://t.co/c15AgsFkXA
Sep 16
We're in Coventry @BelgradeTheatre this evening in the background of The Railway Children. Enjoy the show. https://t.co/jyCO64jhFq
Sep 13
It's our monthly members' afternoon meeting, this Thursday from 2.30 at Keen House.
Sep 09
Steve Flint from Railway Modeller cutting the cake for the 50th anniversary of the Model Electronics Railway Group… https://t.co/YOd4d3oowK