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Library Additions - November 2016

Our library has one of the widest and largest ranges 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 493

The November / December 2016 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including:Bulletin 493

  • A preview of our forthcoming special event on 20th November, with articles on "Koindu and Moa Crossing" and "Trowland" - both S-scale
  • There's a look back at early S-Scale modelling
  • A history of yellow signal arms
  • 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 492

The September/October 2016 edition of The Bulletin is on its way to members, featuring a range of interesting articles all written by members, including:Bulletin 492

  • Andrew David previews his November lecture at Keen House, exploring the connection between the Great Central Railway and Quintinshill
  • Ian Lamb writes about the Borders Railway
  • Three book reviews
  • Reminiscences of the prototype
  • A description of the G-scale railway in a restaurant, built by MRC members
  • And updates from around the MRC, including news on Skills Transfer Days.

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

Autumn 2016 Lecture Programme

Our Autumn 2016 lecture programme covers a diverse range of subjects from DCC control, through the Gottard line to one of the most infamous railway accidents. Visitors are welcome.

 

Thursday 13th October 2016 at 7.30pmDCC lecture

Mick Moignard presents: DCC – basics & upwards

DCC is one of the most important advances in the Model Railway hobby since we gave up keys for electricity.Come to this lecture to understand what DCC is, how it works and why it's so valuable at all levels of the hobby, regardless of scale. We'll look at choosing and purchasing a system, at decoders and their installation, layout wiring and running trains and then look around the edges at a few of the other things it can do.

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There's a video of the London Festival of Railway Modelling 2017 here https://t.co/Wk92PdmPac It's back on 24/5th March 2018.