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!

Issue 36 of the free eMag "N Scale Modeller" has just been released.

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

Arc Infrastructure has trialled a new style of sleeper on a freight line running from Leonora to Kalgoorlie in the Goldfields region of Western Australia. The line is undergoing $2.3 million of improvements...

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The Andrews Labor Government has begun an 18-month trial of railway sleepers made from recycled plastic.

Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio and Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne were in attendance as the first of 200 Duratrack plastic sleepers was laid today at Richmond train station in Melbourne.

 

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I follow this bloke on Youtube as he makes interesting and informative videos to watch. Since this one is about something most of us have on our layouts (Grain Bins), I reckon it makes it of interest to us.

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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.

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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.

Calendar / Events

UPMRC Open Day
Sunday 8 Sep | 9:00am - 9:00pm
RMCQ Annual General Meeting
Saturday 14 Sep | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brisbane Model Diecast Collectors Club - Swap Meet
Saturday 5 Oct | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
16th National N Scale Convention
Thursday 10 Oct | 12:00am
16th National N Scale Convention
Friday 11 Oct | 12:00am
16th National N Scale Convention
Saturday 12 Oct | 12:00am

Interesting BLOGS!

Blogs of interest to railway modellers