The RMCQ is a club for anyone who likes to make, run, talk about, or simply watch... Model Trains
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The July 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 modeling magazine that is definitely worth a read.
Recently I had the opportunity to buy my first Auscision Models locomotive, I already have two of the C44ACi’s on back order and not yet received. This model I have received in hand is the GT46C-Ace locomotive in EDI/QR National livery and numbered LDP002. This was obtained from on online vendor Ross T. I saw his ad and a couple of quick messages and the deal was done. Two days later the latest addition to my stable arrived.
We have a new TV Celebrity in the Club...
... for a few seconds anyway :-)
Channel Nine New Gold Coast broadcast a nice piece on the Gold Coast Train Show which includes a few seconds of the RMCQ N scale layout and a sound bite of PK talking about controling trains with our phones.
In the clubs old newsletter, “Semaphore” Volume 22 No. 9 back in September of 2013, I did an article on LED strip lighting for use with layouts. I thought it time for an update. So head on over to my blog and catchup:
The June edition of the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine is available for free download here...
MRH is a free monthly railroad modeling magazine that is always worth a read.
While you are at it, check out the earlier issues you might not have read as yet - plenty of good reading for you.
Well, then you discuss it a little with a cohort and see if it carries water. If it does, you start to flesh it out a little more and so on with the odd discussion here and there until you think it is ready to unveil. So that is how CR 16-01 "A Small Yard in the Area West of Station" came about for the HO club layout.
I think I can say for all that we had another great time up there in Bundaberg at the model train show over the weekend. Congratulations to the Bundaberg club for hosting a good one. B1 even got to be on TV! So now I just have to track down a copy of his interview for blackmail purposes...
by Luke Towan, a fellow Aussi modeller.
Making realistic street signs for your model railroad is made easy by following these simple steps. It’s hard to beat the realism of a good model railway that has fantastic street signs lining the street.
In early 2014 construction began on the Moreton Bay Rail line between Petrie and Kippa-Ring. This video shows the construction of the new North Pine River Rail Bridge over a period of approximately 18 months.