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!

Large scale up of capability for Rio Tinto as they are scaling up their use of autonomous trains in the Pilbara following regulatory approval in late May, with the robot trains now covering 290,000km a day.

 

Click here for more details.

The October edition of the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine is now available AND it's free!

For your own copy of the 250 page issue, that's right - over 250 pages !!, download here...

Click here for your copy.

Diesel trains can be fitted with Rolls-Royce Hybrid PowerPacks to turn them into hybrid trains that can also run on battery power, reducing carbon emissions and making them cheaper to run for operators while also making them much quieter when, for example, they approach stations.

Click here to read the full articile

The September edition of the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine is now available AND it's free!

For your own copy of the 270 page issue, that's right - over 270 pages !!, download here...

 

Click here for your copy.

Friday, 31 August 2018 07:27

Scale Loco Crew Figures

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3D Printed Railway Figure and Accessories

A parternship between Andrew Lee and Ian Phemister has lauch a new website providing NSWGR 3D engine and station staff printer figures and other accessories. Check the new website www.andianmodels.com/.

This latest version of the tool, maps the paths of the trains to the classic London Underground map designed by Harry Beck in 1931. The original version of this moving map, created by Matthew Somerville as part of a science hackathon in 2010, is a geographic representation of theLondon Underground, overlaying the trains' real-world paths over a map of London.

Check out the map of the trains here

 

The original IT article can be found here at ITPro:  click here

Monday, 20 August 2018 09:58

A Beginner Guide to Microcontrollers

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A Beginner Guide to Microcontrollers

I came across this and throught it might be of interest to some, Beginners Guide to Microcontrollers

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 11:18

Advanced Consisting

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All you need to know about Consisting

I came across this article about NCE Advanced Consisting and wanted to share with the rest of you. This article by Mark Gurries, describes Advance Consisting feature in NCE equipment and provides the procedures for setting up, operating and tear down of locomotives in consists. Well worth the read!!!

All, came across this on facebook and thought it would be handy for someone or club to take a look at. It is a lite weight layout souppot system by Kerian Ryan. Check it out at Build instructions

The August edition of the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine is now available AND it's free!

For your own copy of the 290 page issue, that's right - over 290 pages !!, download here...

Click here for your copy.

Friday, 27 July 2018 10:26

ProtoThrottle: ProtoThinking

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Anyone looking for greater realism to your model railroading? There is the next big thingy

 

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Calendar / Events

AMRA Queensland OPEN DAY, Buy and Sell
Saturday 20 Oct | 8:30am - 1:30pm
The Great Model Railway Open Day and Buy & Sell
Sunday 4 Nov | 10:00am - 1:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 10 Nov | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The New England Convention
Friday 16 Nov | 8:00am - 5:00pm
2018 New England Model Railway Convention
Friday 16 Nov | 5:00pm - 5:00pm
2018 New England Model Railway Convention
Saturday 17 Nov | 5:00pm - 5:00pm

Interesting BLOGS!

Blogs of interest to railway modellers