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Bulletin 495

Bulletin 495 shotThe March/April 2017 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including:

  • A review of the new Dapol N gauge class 33
  • Creating a 'London' Class 26 in O gauge
  • Controlling a conflicting route on a layout
  • 3 book reviews
  • And updates from around the MRC.

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

MRC at London Model Engineering Show

We are back at Alexandra Palace with a stand at the LMEE on 20-22nd January 2017. Our theme this year is "Electric Power", which includes a section of our new OO gauge model of Ingatestone which has 25kV overhead electricifcation. As usual our team of members will be demonstrating the creation of model locomotives, structures, track and layout elements in various scales - tramway modelling will also be represented. Below is a taster of some of the models on display.

We look forward to seeing you there on stand P, and again at the London Festival of Railway Modelling on 25/6 March.

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Award Winning "Copenhagen Fields"

CF Denis Moore cup 2017We're delighted that our 2mm finescale layout "Copenhagen Fields" won the Denis Moore Cup at the inaugural CMRA exhibition at Stevenage this weekend.

Denis was president of the CMRA and scenic modelling was his forte. The cup is awarded for the best scenic modelling on a layout appearing at the CMRA Exhibition. Congratulations to Tim, Mike and the whole team.

Bulletin 494

Bulletin 494The January/February 2017 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including:

  • A reveiw of the Traintronics point motor, and John's input to improving them for his large layout
  • An update on our EM gauge layout Empire Mills - including construction of its new turntable fiddleyard.
  • Confirmation of our new Chairman and Committee.
  • A new loco for Happisburgh, and progress on Copenhagen Fields.
  • And updates from around the MRC.

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

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Dec 13
Our OO layout Ingatestone continues to progress, and will be running this evening at Keen House from 7. https://t.co/fwGGOKk2Gl
Dec 09
Some great modelling on Twitter. Check out @PdannyH ‘s timeline for the full story. https://t.co/SxQk4tD3aH
Dec 08
@wakefieldrms @dale_gauge @dale_gauge . The EM team are completely normal 😉. In comparison. @EMGauge @minorieslayout @orchardwharf
Dec 03
It’s our AGM this Thursday 6th Dec, so whilst for the other 51 Thursdays of the year visitors are very welcome, it… https://t.co/lY688ubOJh
Dec 02
@FieldsHighbury We’re just working out the roster for 2019. It’s at an exhibition in Basingstoke in early March, so… https://t.co/FnPuRzCyon