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2017 is our 50th Anniversary year so look out for events to mark this significant milestone for Worcestershire's oldest model railway club

 

 

2006 Monthly Club News

December 2006: The Club started the month off by exhibiting our Arrowmouth layout at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition. The layout appeared to be well received by what was a record attendance of 18000+ visitors to the show. The Club has been in our new club rooms for six months. Work is still progressing well on the new replacement fiddle yard for our Gorcott/Chilcompton layouts as well as continuing with the construction of our new Southern Region Layout.

November 2006: The Club exhibited the Arrowmouth layout at the Spalding Exhibition over the weekend of the 11th and 12th November. Work is progressing well on the new replacement fiddle yard for our Gorcott/Chilcompton layouts as well as continuing with the construction of our new Southern Region Layout.

October 2006: The month started with the exhibition of the Buckshee layout at Evesham Model Railway Show. Work has started on the new replacement fiddle yard for our Gorcott/Chilcompton layouts as well as continuing with the construction of our new Southern Region Layout.

September 2006: The Club staged the second Birmingham Model Railway Exhibition over the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd September. It proved to be a very successful show which was well received by exhibitors, traders and visitors.

August 2006: Work is continuing on our new Southern Region layout. The September 2006 edition of Railway Modeller was published on 17th August and features a five page feature on our Chilcompton layout

July 2006: The club is settling into our new home. We are now meeting on both Tuesdays and Thursdays nights and work on our new Southern Region layout is progressing faster than ever before. This club website is now seven years old

June 2006: The started the month by selling our Wincoleton layout to the proprietor of Castle Trains in Warwick. They plan to display the layout in the shop. The Club's Annual General Meeting once again provided few surprises and the Committee where re-elected on block for a further twelve months. Mick Clements was elected Club President. Mick is the only founder member of the club who is still a member. Work continued this month on preparing to move to our new club room to a factory unit on a Redditch industrial estate. The Club finally moved into our new club room on Tuesday 27th June 2006.

May 2006: The Club staged another successful Redditch Model Railway Exhibition over the weekend of the 6th and 7th May. Unlike a number of shows in the area in recent months we managed to buck the trend with an attendance at a similar level to previous years. Work started this month on preparing to move to our new club room to a factory unit on a Redditch industrial estate.

April 2006: Work on Club nights has gone back to long task of finishing our London based 4mm layout. To make space for new projects it was decided to offer our Wincoleton layout for sale. We spent a very enjoyable Easter weekend at the York Model Railway Exhibition with our Arrowmouth layout.

March 2006: Work on Club nights has gone back to long task of finishing our London based 4mm layout.

February 2006: Work on Club nights has gone back to long task of finishing our London based 4mm layout. We also had a successful day exhibiting the Buckshee layout to the Ilkeston Woodside Model Railway Exhibition.

January 2006: The Club had a very successful weekend exhibiting our Arrowmouth layout at the Chesterfield Exhibition. We have to say they put some other exhibitions to shame with their hospitality afforded to exhibitors. To our surprise the layout was voted the best layout at the show by the visitors and we were awarded the WD Models trophy for the "hole in the road".