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Look out for the June 2017 edition of Railway Modeller which is not only the 800 edition of the magazine but also has a feature article on 50 years of Redditch Model Railway Club.

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

 

 

Monthly Club News

December 2010 : Work is once again centering around fitting out our new club room though the end is now definitely in sight with just some work on the electrics and sealing the floor being the main two jobs left to do.

November 2010 : Work this month has had to centre around fitting out our new club room though this is nearly finished. We have also had to do some preparation work for our new display cabinets which we used for our successful club display at the Warley NEC show over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd. A group of members have continued making the buildings for our Oakenshaw layout some of which were displayed at the NEC show.

October 2010 : Work this month is again centering around fitting out our new club room though work on a number of the buildings for our Oakenshaw layout is continuing

September 2010 : Work this month is centering around preparing for our September exhibition and fitting out our new club room. The club staged what proved to be a very successful 37th Redditch Model Railway Exhibition over the weekend of the 18th and 19th September 2010.

August 2010 : As well as construction of our new Oakenshaw layout much of our time is being spent on the fitting out of our new Club Room. Plans are also being drawn up for a new modern image layout. The club took Arrowmouth to Wales when it was exhibited at the West of Wales Model Railway Exhibition on the 7th August

July 2010:We have started the month preparing our Dagnell End layout for it's visit to Hornby Magazine live. The club had a successful weekend over the 10th & 11th July exhibiting our Dagnell End layout at Hornby Live at Hartlepool. This website is now eleven years old.

June 2010:The Club's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 2nd June once again provided few surprises and the Committee where re-elected without change apart from Rob Jones replaced John Gillard as Chairman for a further twelve months. The Club has been in it's new Club Room for four years. To allow improvements in storage of layouts the club has started moving into another unit within larger complex of industrial units the club is already based at.

May 2010: We have started the month by track laying together with the continued construction of buildings on our new layout Oakenshaw

April 2010: Work continues on our new Oakenshaw layout. Current work has centered on starting the long process of scratch building all of the various buildings on the layout, the basic construction of the viaduct at one end of the layout and the fitting of the Kadee magnets for the automatic uncoupling of stock when shunting the goods yard

March 2010: A 10 page feature article on our Dagnell End layout was published in the April 2010 which went on sale on Friday 12th March 2010. We started the month by completing all of the eight baseboards required for our new Oakenshaw layout. Attention has turned to making a start on the buildings for the layout and the creation of the viaduct at the one of the layout.

February 2010: We started the month by completing the assembly of the four baseboards required for our new Oakenshaw layout. Despite the snow we staged the 31st Redditch Model Railway Exhibition over the weekend of the 20th and 21st February. Attendance was up on 2009 and the show was well received by all those that supported the exhibition.

January 2010: For the first in living memory we didn't meet on a Tuesday evening as our Tuesday 5th January meeting was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. We have started 2010 by workings on our plans for the new exhibition layout called Oakenshaw. As part of this process we have also started dismantling our Gorcott layout as some of the buildings on this layout will be used on Oakenshaw. A number of mock up buildings have also been made for the new layout and following end of the snowy spell of weather we have been able to have some plywood cut and we have started making the new baseboards.