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Standard Gauge G Crossover Deck Cut

At yesterday’s working bee, the standard gauge crossover deck was cut out.

Working Bee Report, August 2018

Read about the progress of the exhibition working bee, held most Thursdays.

Shelf Layout’s Short Fixed

Doug and Glenn started have doing Thursday mornings again working on the Shelf Layout in the EMRC clubrooms.

Grand Opening for Leith Park’s Model Railway

Last year Doug Willett and I helped Leith Park to build a model railway from equipment donated by a family. Last December was the Grand Opening.

New Layout for Leith Park

Doug Willett was approached by Adrian from Leith Park Retirement Community about what to do with a large collection of model railway equipment that had just recently been left to them.

Shelf Layout Progress, DCC and Scenery

The shelf layout is progressing well. The electrical duplication of the rails underneath the layout is almost done.

EMRC at Hurstbridge

EMRC placed a small stand at the recent exhibition put on by Yarra Valley Model Railway Club at Hurstbridge over the Easter weekend in 2013.

Hornby live steam demo

The closest I have come to seeing one of these Hornby live locos going.

Walhalla Goldfields Trip

This was taken on a trip to Walhalla. The Walhalla Goldfields Railway railway is well worth a ride. Watching the rugged scenery go by you can’t help admiring how they built and then restored the line.

News Archive

EMRC helps Wiluna House

EMRC along with Branchline of Croydon has donated time and some materials to restoring a layout donated to Wiluna House in Greensborough.

Ballast train to Hurstbridge Nov-2010

A ballast train in the Eltham area. Amazing what happens in the dead of night! Well done to Martin Bennet for getting up so early to bring this to us.

EMRC needs a new home!

EMRC needs a new home, preferably suitable for model railway club use. Any help here would be very welcome.