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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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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

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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Lacey Dale - our N gauge layout - is operating this Thursday evening from 7-9pm at Keen House. https://t.co/iPLrairpnO
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@MrTimDunn @TrainlineTeam And then join a model railway club....
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And we’ll be there on stand B93 with our multi gauge test tracks. https://t.co/zT6x0Vs4eZ
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Minories is surrounded by a lovely selection of layouts. Worth a visit, and do say hi - we’re near the back. https://t.co/nfWXve8UCU
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We’re looking forward to hosting the layout at our mini exhibition on Sunday December 10th. https://t.co/txhv8alZSm