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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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Mini Exhibition - Sunday 10th December 2017

Our next open Sunday at Keen House is a Mini-Exhibition on 10th December 2017 - with seven working layouts confirmed to be on display:copenhagenfields-thumb.jpg

MRC Layouts: Copenhagen Fields (2mm FS), Empire Mills (EM), Lacey Dale (N) and Putnam Yard (HO)

Visiting Layouts:

  Canute Road Quay (OO) - set in the Southampton docks;

  Rixworth Green (P4) - 1920s Southern

  Elkington-on-Sea Tramways - inpsired by the 1950s British seaside resorts

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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

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Sep 24
We've got a massive collection of N gauge items for sale through our shop - https://t.co/bzNjibue5M for details and… https://t.co/ePhujDcO4w
Sep 23
Around a dozen of us are heading back to London after a Club trip to operate a fabulous private O gauge layout in the NW.
Sep 21
Not the finest model by today's standards, but these bring back memories. #Lima #class87 #testtrack https://t.co/pVbP5Pxb0Z
Sep 20
Whilst we await the new @hornby model, we've got a flash theme of other Class 87s on the test tracks this week… https://t.co/7BvGXkexJP
Sep 18
We've confirmed the lineup for our Mini Exhibition on Sunday 10th December - 7 layouts, details on the website.… https://t.co/TSmaLrKA9i