Work on the new main layout at the club is progressing nicely with the main yard 90% complete and operational. Unlike the previous HO layout, the main yard will eventually have full scenery applied (including backdrops) for added realism.Continue reading
Work on the new main HO layout is progressing nicely with the main line fully electrified and point motors installed on all main line points. It’s at a stage where running trains is possible and, now the weather is a bit cooler, we’ve started up the semi-regular running nights and club BBQs again. Some space has been cleared in the middle of the new HO layout allowing work on several smaller layouts simultaneously.Continue reading
The Railway Museum in conjunction with the WAMRC is holding an open day on Sunday 2nd April to celebrate model railways and preserved working machines.
Come on down for what is sure to be a great day!
We have received the 2023 Railway Calendar from our sister club the Edmonton Model Railroad Association in Canada.
Once again it is a superb example of railway photography by their members and it now hangs in our club rooms. Thanks very much to EMRA!
One of our longest serving members Tony Gray (a life member of the club and past president) paid a visit recently to see all the recent progress that’s been made. Tony joined the club in 1983 and has been a very active member ever since until his deteriorating health has forced him to ease back on the regulator!
It was great to see him back in the club-rooms that he helped build!
Work on the new HO layout continues at a rapid pace with the main lines on the main deck now fully connected and working! Photos courtesy of John Kinson.Continue reading
A montage of recent shots from construction of the new HO layout (now called ‘The Anderson Sub-division’) courtesy of John Kinson.Continue reading
We were having trouble on the public layout with some curves that were too tight causing unreliable operation. Unfortunately the tracks were hard up against the edge of the baseboard and there was no where to go to ease the curves!Continue reading