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!

Saturday, 10 December 2016 22:02

A Queensland Building

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Yarraman, a picturesque country town about two hours drive from Brisbane, as I found on the internet.

Years back there used to be a railway line to that town. But now...

Some nice modelling work was in evidence today at the clubs' annual Xmas Modelling Competition.

Thursday, 08 December 2016 20:27

Did you know we have a Library?

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A reminder to club members to not forget to use the club library. Why, you ask? Well, because the magazines and such we get in are a great read or watch. There are even pictures in them for those who don't read articles too!

A good railway news source to follow is Railpage. This Aussi site gives current railway related news articles worth a read.

AutoHaul to return in 2017.

Rio Tinto is set to resume implementation of driverless trains in its iron ore operations next year, having apparently overcome software issues that have plauged the project to date.

Read more about it, click here

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:38

Something Strange in the Car Park

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For those who don't get to the club often, don't be surprised when you drive in next time, as there is something new parking there - a bl00dy big building!

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:26

HO'ers have a new Milestone

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Today a bunch were running up and down the helix and onto the bridge on the top deck. This was all in preparation for the, not too far down the track, opening of some more trackage - this time on the top deck.

The Germans made it to the top today with a steam powered mixed freight.

The free version of Trackside Model Railroading, November issue, is now available for people to read. Just head over to their website and login. If you don't have a login, create one as it is free and they don't spam you. The emag is a good read.


You can find it at: Click here for the eMag

The YouTube Model Builders mob have just released their latest newsletter, all 62 pages of it. So settle in for a nice Sunday read.

You can find it at:    Click here for the Newsletter

Sunday, 20 November 2016 08:03

TKM number 98 - A Newsletter

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The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society's "The Keystone Modeler" newsletter number 98 is now available.

It is always good to read what other clubs and people are up to with their layouts or hobbying in general. So if you are up for a read, check it out at: 

Click here for the Newsletter

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 06:52

November Model Railroad Hobbyist

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

download here... http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/magazine/current-issue

MRH is a free monthly railroad modelling magazine that is definitely worth a read. Have you read yours lately?

Only 10 months away now - the N Scale convention which is down in Adelaide next year.

Calendar / Events

Toowoomba Model Trains & Hobby Expo
Saturday 1 Jun | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Toowoomba Model Trains & Hobby Expo
Sunday 2 Jun | 9:00am - 4:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 8 Jun | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brisbane Model Diecast Collectors Club - Swap Meet
Saturday 8 Jun | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
AGMRC Public Open Day
Sunday 9 Jun | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Miniature Trains on the Coast, Model Train and Hobby Show
Saturday 29 Jun | 12:00am

Interesting BLOGS!

Blogs of interest to railway modellers