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For Sale - Sept 17

We've recently been given a collection of N gauge models, which will be on sale at our mini-exhibition on 10th December. But here's a sneak preview, and a chance to make us an offer now on some of those items through the website.

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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

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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