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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.
Visitors are welcome!

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

download here...

Thursday, 29 December 2016 11:22

December Model Railroad Hobbyist


A little bit late in the month to be telling you, but in case you missed it...

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

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

It is now less than 9 months away - the N Scale convention which is down in Adelaide next year.

Sunday, 18 December 2016 15:51

Now here's a brilliant idea


I went down into the HO area yesterday morning to see who was in and doing any work, and of course a few of them were working away at the layout. Bruce was up on the top deck laying track and Doug was on the bottom level ballasting away. Now Doug had a brilliant tool he had come up with and made...

The latest copy of the Austalian emag "N Scale Modeller", issue 28, is now available and you can get your copy right now.

Click here for your copy

Saturday, 10 December 2016 22:02

A Queensland Building


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?


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


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


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.

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Calendar / Events

RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 14 Apr | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
AMRA Qld Open Day
Saturday 21 Apr | 8:30am - 1:30pm
The 41st Annual Brisbane Model Train Show
Saturday 12 May | 9:00am - 4:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 12 May | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The 41st Annual Brisbane Model Train Show
Sunday 13 May | 9:00am - 4:00pm
Modelling The Railways Of NSW Convention 35
Saturday 19 May | 9:00am - 5:30pm

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