Association of


Railway Modellers

Meeting reports and general items of interest.

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Meeting 7th September 2022.

What's on your workbench.

September 2022 Newsletter added


Meeting 6th July 2022.

Visit to Telford Steam Railway.

Meeting 1st June 2022.

Building coaches in plastikard - Geoff Kent.

Meeting 4th May 2022.

Photographing model railways - Dan Everson.

Meeting 6th April 2022.

Members models

Meeting 2nd March 2022.

A mini exhibition.

March 2022 Newsletter added


Meeting 2nd February 2022.

The Story of Triang Trains- Dave Angell.

Meeting 5th January 2022.

10 minute presentations over Zoom.

Meeting 1st December 2021

Christmas social, bring & buy and quiz.

Meeting 3rd November 2021.

Creating brickwork and stonework. Tim Lewis and Nick Coppin.

Meeting 6th October 2021.

Weathering with ink washes and dry brushing - Andrew Vaughan.

Meeting 1st September 2021

Covid projects / whats on your workbench.

May newsletter added


Next Zoom meeting 5th May.

Next Zoom meeting 7th April - details in the April 2021 newsletter

April newsletter added


Next Zoom meeting 3rd March - details in the March 2021 newsletter

March newsletter added


February newsletter added


Next Zoom meeting 3rd February - details to be circulated.

See Feb newsletter as distributed.

Hints and tips page added - contributions gratefully accepted!

Hints and tips.

Next Zoom meeting 6th January - details in the January 2021 newsletter

January Newsletter added


December Newsletter added


Virtual meetings being arranged

December 2nd we will be trying a Zoom meeting. Members will be sent details beforehand. 

November Newsletter added


October Newsletter added


September  Newsletter added


August Newsletter added


July Newsletter added


June newsletter added


LNER J38 in Gauge 1

Pictures of a project by Scott Stephenson.

Meeting  4th March 2020

A career on the railway - David Maidment

Meeting 5th February 2020

Practical demonstrations from members.

Meeting 8th January 2020

Whats on your workbench

Meeting 4th December 2019

Christmas social.

Meeting 6th November 2019.

Signalling and a virtual tour around a local signalbox - Ian Payne.

Meeting 2nd October 2019

The Lynton & Barnstable Railway - Christopher Duffell.

Meeting 4th September 2019

The Rhymney Railway with Jonathan David.

Meeting 3rd July 2019

Garden railway visit.

Meeting 5th June 2019

Trackwork - Stephen Duffell, Gordon Woods, Tim Lewis.

Meeting 1st May 2019.

Modelling buildings in Plastikard - Geoff Kent.

Meeting 3rd April 2019.

AGM followed by the results of the diorama challenge.

Meeting 6th March 2019.

Modelling Swiss Railways - Dave Gotliffe.

Meeting 6th February 2019.

Members projects evening.

Meeting 9th January 2019.

Recording and reporting the narrow gauge world - Andrew Charman.

Meeting 7th November 2018.

Creating a diorama - Andrew Vaughan.

Meeting 4th October 2018.

Scenic modelling and backscenes - Mike Raithby.

Meeting 5th September 2018.

Authentic Model Railway Operation - Martin Nield.

Meeting 4th July 2018.

Visit to a members garden railway.

Meeting 6th June 2018.

Railways associated with mining in Shropshire - Michael Shaw.

Meeting 2nd May 2018.

First Experiences of Fitting DCC Sound to Diesel and Steam Locomotives – Gordon Woods

Brian Caton.

Sad news.

Meeting 4th April 2018.

AGM followed by "what's on your work bench"

Meeting 7th March 2018.

Resistance soldering - Phil Rowe and Radio contol - Dave Evans & Ian Payne

Meeting 7th February 2018.

Railways  of Western Australia – Stephen Duffell.

Layout visit.

A visit to Ian Payne's layout.

Meeting 3rd January 2018.

Designing and painting brass models.

Meeting 1st November 2017.

Megapoint controllers - Dave Fenton.

Meeting 4th October 2017.

Narrow gauge in the public eye - Trevor Hughes

Meeting 6th September 2017.


Meeting 5th July 2017.

Garden railway visit.

Meeting 7th June 2017.

Railways and Durham City - “a journey to a model" - Gordon Woods

Meeting 3rd May 2017.

The Coalport Branch - Neil Clarke

Meeting 1st March 2017.

The Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway.

Meeting 1st February 2017.

Mamod steam - Mike Wakefield.

Meeting 4th January 2017.

Members project night (What's on your bench).

Meeting 2nd November 2016.

3 short presentations by members 

Meeting 5th October 2016.

Live steam models in 0,00 & 009 scales - Brian Caton.          Video from the evening.

Meeting 7th September 2016.

SGM and members projects.

Meeting 6th July 2016.

Garden Railway visit.

Meeting 1st June 2016.

The County Donegal Railway - Eric Challoner.

Doug Rhodes.

Loss of a good friend & Chairman.

Meeting 6th April 2016.

A selection of members projects.

Church Stretton show.

A report on the show.

Meeting 2nd March 2016.

The Importance of Forward Planning when building a Model Railway - John Barnes

Meeting 3rd February 2016.

Modelling Irish Narrow/Broad Gauge Railways. - Neil Ramsay.

Meeting 6th January 2016.

Current projects.

Rodington Model Railway show.

A report on visiting the show.

Meeting 5th November 2015.

Kerrinhead - Gavin Clarke.

Meeting 10th October 2015.

From Bretagne France to Hessen Deutschland - Doug Rhodes.

Meeting 9th September 2015.

Etched Brass Kits for Buildings -Andrew Vaughan.

Visit 8 July 2015.

Evening Visit to a members garden railway.