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Community BBQ at Bunnings

The EMRC crew were at it again running a BBQ at Bunnings in Eltham.

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.

The Grand Tour 2018 – part 8

This is the last Tour report for now. I have attempted to slow down, however the last two weeks have flown by with lots of things happening.

The Grand Tour 2018 – part 7

I have spent 5 days at a lovely cottage, Riding Hills Farm, near Hexham in Northumberland exploring Hadrian’s Wall and associated Roman forts It is hard to imagine that these were built in 122AD with the walls being 4 metres tall.

The Grand Tour 2018 – part 6

Steve & Carolyn on narrow boat Emmaus stopped to say good bye as the headed off towards the Crick Boat show. We soon headed on our way back to the marina through a couple of lift bridges after a great week in good company.

The Grand Tour 2018 – part 5

What a great week we are having. Whilst staying with David Nottage at his home in Shotley Gate we organized to hire a 47 foot narrow boat for a week from Anglo Welsh Boats starting at Tardebigge near Bromsgrove.

The Grand Tour 2018 – part 4

I have just finished having a wonderful week in Cumbria. I wanted to spend some time walking through the fels (hills) of the Lake District but staying away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist areas. I found a lovely cottage in Troutbeck and booked it for a week.

The Grand Tour 2018 – part 3

I made my way to Hawes and after a good night’s sleep I borrowed instructions for one of the walks in the area and headed off. I had only gone a short distance and received a big shock.

News Archive

History of Model & Miniature Railways magazines for sale

Full set of ‘History of Model & Miniature Railways’ Part 1 to 45 with 2 part 13’s. This is the complete set of magazines published in the 1970s by New English Library.

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.