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See us at the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway diesel gale at Toddington Station on the 27th to 29th July 2018 with our Smallwood and Buckshee layouts.

See you there !!!!

Monthly Club News

July 2018 : We start July off with major work on our club room. It has been in planning for many months and the 1st phase is complete and we have installed a set of stairs and some key floor joists  so as to create a large storage area in the roof of our club room.

June 2018: Friday 1st June 2018 marked the 51st anniversary of the formation of the Redditch Model Railway Club. On the evening of Thursday 1st June 1967 a meeting was held at the White Hart Public House in Headless Cross in Redditch which resulted in the Redditch Model Railway Club being formed. The Club's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 5th June once again provided few surprises and the Committee where re-elected apart from Rob Jones who stood down. Pete Hancox was elected as the replacement Chairman. We had a very enjoyable 3 days from the 15th to 17th June exhibiting our Oakenshaw layout at the Great Central Railway.

May 2018 : We started the month by completing the installation of large casters to the supporting legs on our Smallwood layout. We can now easily move the layout around and into and out of the club room. The casters have brakes so when used the layout is as stable as it would be on normal legs. We have also added a shelf in the fiddle yard. Other projects include a minor refurbishment of our Dagnell End layout. Work includes refitting all of the third rail to lower the height of it to avoid catching the stock running on the layout and improvement to the scenery.  Plans are also afoot to make some improvements to our club room to improve the amount of storage we have.

April 2018 : We have continued to make improvements to the electrics on our Smallwood layout. We had a great weekend in the company of Westerns, Class 50's and Class 37's in the diesel shed at the Severn Valley Railway exhibiting our Dagnell End layout on the 7th and 8th April. We had a get month at the Forge Mill Museum with our Pop up Model Railway Show and thank you to all those that supported this event. We understand our event help to increase overall visitor numbers to the museum.

March 2018: We started the month with the club not meeting on Thursday 1st March due to heavy snow. Work this month has concentrated this month on getting our Smallwood layout to work better electrically.  On Thursday 22nd March we opened our pop up model railway show at the Forge Mill Museum. It was open until 22nd April 2018.

February 2018 : We start the month by taking our Arrowmouth layout to the Stafford Model Railway Exhibition over the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of February. As usual Arrowmouth was well received with both the visitors and exhibition managers as we left the show with three potential further exhibition bookings for the layout in the coming years. We exhibited our Chilcompton layout at the Milton Keynes Model Railway Exhibition on the 10th February 2018.

January 2018: We start 2018 with work continuing on our Smallwood layout and preparing our Arrowmouth layout for the Stafford Model Railway Exhibition in February 2018.