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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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Bulletin 496

The May/June 2017 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including: Bulletin 496

  • Converting a Yorkshire Steam Lorry into a Chiswick gully cleaner in S Scale
  • An update from the blooming "Young MRC"
  • A pictorial review of the London Festival of Railway Modelling
  • A review of "Building Coaches" by Geirge Dent
  • And updates from around the MRC.

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

Open Day - Sunday 23rd April 2017

Our next open Sunday is on 23rd April 2017.

We'll have a special focus on modelling in O gauge and 7mm:1ft scale, and featuring one of the last public operating sessions of our well know layout "Happisburgh Goods" before it retires later this year.

Other MRC layouts include:

"Lacey Dale"  - our N gauge mainline layout with branch line. normally running late BR steam from the Peak District

"Empire Mills" - An EM gauge goods line set in the west country.

And the Gauge O Guild will be there, showing the range of opportunity to model in this scale.

Plus a special offer for new members applying on the day

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Thanks and Welcome

We'd like to thank everyone who visited the London of Festival of Railway Modelling last weekend, and especially all the volunteers who came with layouts and stands to make it such a great show.

Welcome to the new members who joined us at the show. If you missed out, it's not too late to take advantage of our special 50% off offer - come to our Open Day on Sunday 23rd April at Keen House and join our large and friendly group of modellers.

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May 27
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May 27
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May 27
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May 25
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