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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

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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Plus the library is open, multi-scale test tracks available (with a Class 37s theme), and a range of refreshing dri… https://t.co/jHCQtAn6md
Jul 22
@LSWR_SWC And our condolences as well, Henry was a member of The MRC for many years
Jul 22
Another productive Young MRC today, laying more track, wiring and practicing making hills with basket weaving paper… https://t.co/lvR3LAhQIx
Jul 18
Ingatestone - The latest update from the team https://t.co/lBQNTzPXlP via @ModelRailClub
Jul 15
Twickenham & District MRC (affiliated to @ModelRailClub) is having a free open day next Saturday 22nd July - see https://t.co/ul9DUXSKzY