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 & Wednesdays (9:30am-1:00pm) and Mondays & Fridays (9:30-11:30am)
Visitors are welcome! - We are open during the COVID-19 pandemic, but we require that members and visitors adhere to strict social distancing rules.

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.

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.

Calendar / Events

Bunnings sausage sizzle
Sunday 7 Mar | 8:00am - 4:00pm
RMCQ monthly members' meeting & sausage sizzle
Saturday 13 Mar | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
2021 Bundaberg Model Train & Hobby Expo
Saturday 20 Mar | 9:00am - 5:00pm
2021 Bundaberg Model Train & Hobby Expo
Sunday 21 Mar | 9:00am - 4:00pm
RMCQ committee meeting
Wednesday 24 Mar | 10:30am - 12:00am
Sunshine Coast MRC Buy & Sell
Saturday 27 Mar | 8:30am -

Interesting BLOGS!

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