RMCQ

 

The RMCQ is a club for anyone who likes to make, run, talk about, or simply watch... Model Trains

 

Find out more about our club by exploring this web site, or visit our Club Rooms on most Saturdays and Wednesdays between 9:00am and 2:00pm. (11:00am - 1:00pm recommended)
Visitors are welcome!

A practical guide to implementing Layout Command Control (LCC) with available devices. This book is aimed at beginners in LCC, covering basic terminology for Events, Nodes, Producers, Consumers and Configuration. Some basic electronics for interfacing is included. The book uses real examples to describe the steps in implementing LCC. Some aids in the form of planning worksheets and methods are described with examples. Basic layout functions for input and output are shown. Basic signaling logic is also shown with recommended method for implementing.

Avialble from Amazon (AU site), Introduction To LCC....

 

The Australasian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has now removed over 63 kilometres of existing rail line from the Inland Rail construction in Parkes, New South Wales.

The project, a partnership between...

 

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Advanced ticketing technology to cater for driverless trains has been installed on Sydney’s metro train system which opens on 26 May.

The system, installed by...

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Sydney train drivers and guards to get 'sub-second' IoT alerts courtesy of 'edge' processing on the train itself.

Click here to read the full article here.

Club member Gary spotting this really interesting article in the latest issue of MRH. It's about the wheels and track on our model trains.  Definitely worth a read.

 

On another note, don't forget that the MRH monthly magazine is free and is always worth a read.  It can always be grabbed at this web address:  https://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/

Issue 35 of the free eMag "N Scale Modeller" has just been released.

You can peruse/download it at :     www.nscale.org.au/nsm

Thursday, 25 April 2019 08:16

New Version of Engine Driver

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v2.23.83 of the EngineDriver Android App has been released to production.  There are a number of significant changes to the UI, most nociably the initial setup wizard, along with changes to the back end that were necessary because of new Google policies, plus a number of bug fixes.

Every ten minutes, tens of thousands of signals are collected from IoT sensors onboard each of Sydney’s Waratah trains unbeknownst to passengers.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 11:46

Military train movement up north

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Military hardware being moved through the top end as Exercise Talisman Saber ramps up. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/ciFCdSgut64.

Sydney’s driverless metro train has completed its first full test run along the Metro Northwest corridor, arriving at Chatswood station early on Monday afternoon. So that means that services on track to begin in the econd quarter of this year.

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Look, there are many makers of weathering powders and similar type products.  Tamiya, Humbrol, Peco, Monroe Models, Aim Weathering Products, Bragdon Enterprises are just a few of the many makers of the modelling versions of these powders.

 

Then there are others...  So come grab your weather brushes and   Click here to check out one of the others

 

 

Looks like the remote control for the Tasmanian driverless train, that pranged at the end of September down on the apple isle, was busted.

So they are now going to stop doing it for a while - remote control that is.

See the full story here in IT News.

Calendar / Events

Miniature Trains on the Coast, Model Train and Hobby Show
Saturday 29 Jun | 12:00am
Miniature Trains on the Coast, Model Train and Hobby Show
Sunday 30 Jun | 12:00am
AGMRC Table Sale Day
Sunday 7 Jul | 10:00am - 1:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 13 Jul | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 3 Aug | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brisbane Model Diecast Collectors Club - Swap Meet
Saturday 10 Aug | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Interesting BLOGS!

Blogs of interest to railway modellers