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!

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.

Click here to read the full article

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.

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

For your own copy of the 240 page issue, that's right - over 240 pages !!,

Monday, 29 October 2018 21:29

Australian Narrow Gauge Convention

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Australian Narrow Gauge Convention

Registrations are now available for the 14th Australian Narrow Gauge Convention. Location, Central Coast Grammar School
Arundel Road, Erina Heights, New South Wales Apr 2019. Read more

Here is a live feed train ride which is on 24x7. It is the train driver's view, a Cab Ride, in the snow of a Norwegian Railway train.

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.

Calendar / Events

UPMRC Buy & Sell Night
Tuesday 19 Nov | 7:45pm - 12:00am
UPMRC Buy & Sell Night
Wednesday 20 Nov | 7:45pm - 12:00am
UPMRC Buy & Sell Night
Thursday 21 Nov | 7:45pm - 12:00am
AGMRC Public Open Day
Sunday 24 Nov | 10:00am - 4:00pm
Brisbane Model Diecast Collectors Club - Swap Meet
Saturday 14 Dec | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Interesting BLOGS!

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