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Bulletin 491

The July/August 2016 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including:Bulletin 491

  • Mark Brown writes about the company "Simply Southern", who as the name suggest produce Southerm wagons in OO and N gauges
  • An archive item on the last day of the Brill Branch, by the late Alan Cruickshank
  • There are five book reviews
  • A retospective of the May Open House
  • And updates from around the MRC, including news of Young MRC and Skills Transfer Days.

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

Library Additions - May 2016

Our library has one of the widest and largest ranges of books of books for railway modellers - covering prototype railways and modelling. The following books have recently been added.New Books Apr 16 small

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 489

The March/April 2016 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including:

  • Martin Long on a visit to "The Buckingham Branch". Built by the late MRC member Rev Peter Denny, the layout is in a new home in Yorkshire.
  • Dave Coasby casts his eye over some value for money, ready to run O gauge locos - a good entry point into the 'senior' scale.
  • Following on from our display of Deltic locomotives in a range of scales at the recent London Model Engineering Exhibition, David Cross recalls his time driving the real thing from King's Cross.....and Paddington.
  • An update on progress on our new OO gauge layout - based on Ingatestone in 2014/5. You can see their progress at the London Festival of Railway Modelling in March.

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

MRC features in Italy

   iTreni cover 388
We're delighted to be featured in the leading Italian magazine "iTreni's" 388th edition, with an article about the history of The Club and some archive pictures. The contents page is shown here, and you can find out more about the magzine at its website.

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Jun 25
The Putnam gang were in today cracking on with the wiring under the fiddle yard boards. They meet 2 Sundays a month… https://t.co/mwAr8WP89S
Jun 24
Flying Scotsman (4472) is due into Platform 1 at King's Cross just after 3 this afternoon with an excursion from #Scarborough
Jun 24
City Road and York Road: Story of Islington’s abandoned Tube stations https://t.co/vcL8yMA5F1
Jun 22
An armada of Class 42s on our test tracks this evening. https://t.co/pJ3YrWTici
Jun 22
Hornby to change hands as rebel investor sells stake after failed plot https://t.co/roYRDIXn1Y