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Every year we hold an exhibition at Forestville Memorial Halls. This year's exhibition will be held on Saturday and Sunday 3 - 4 March 2018.

Layouts on show this year are expected to include:

  • NSRMA's new H0 layout, Blue Mountains, will make its debut. As well, our Youth Group has been hard at work and they will premiere their new H0 layout and also exhibit Kidz Power Railway as a U-drive layout. We will also be showing our N gauge layout Valley Central for the last time before it is sold;

  • Bridport South Western, Peter Betts' 4mm scale dual-gauge branch line terminus featuring standard and broad gauge track to EM standards, makes a welcome return. Peter is a member both of NSRMA and BRMA;

  • Civic, Gary Bennett's Japanese City scene in N scale;

  • Binalong/Illalong Creek, in H0 by Epping Model Railway Club;

  • Bottles End, Mark Chamberlain's 00 English shunting layout;

  • Bears Ears and Escarpment, two N scale Japanese mountain scene layouts from Daniel and Stephen Thomson;

  • Eyarth, an 00 scale model of this station in North Wales, which closed in 1960, built by Gordon Brown who is a Melbourne-based member of BRMA;

  • NT Junction, a new H0 layout from NMRA member Al Harris.

  • Olde Town, Stuart Walker's new layout in H0 depicting an Australian country town including a small suburb of houses and the Temora Flour Mill;

  • Somewhere, Graham McMillan's N scale freelance layout;

  • The Beach, Keith King's representation of a NSW coastal village in N scale;

  • Tulong, Hills Model Railway Society's latest H0 layout featuring scenes along the NSW east coast; and

  • Uley Junction, based on Bodmin General, a British 0 gauge terminus by Charles Rudder who is a member of BRMA.

Other exhibitors are expected to include:

  • British Railway Modellers of Australia (BRMA) - demonstration stand;

  • Classic Meccano - members of the Meccano Modellers Assoc. Sydney Inc. will
    continue the tradition set by the late Malcolm Booker who for many years
    exhibited at

  • Warringah Model Engineers - with a variety of engines and model machines ;

  • Austrains - H0 models for the discerning modeller of Australian railways;

  • Casula Hobbies - tools, parts and accessories;

  • Eureka Models - NSW ready to run;

  • Euro Hobby Trains - a Sydney-based online hobby shop for European model trains and DCC equipment.

  • Forest Miniatures - your local model shop for the Northern Beaches;

  • IDR Models - a producer of ready to run X200 and soon a 70 class diesel loco
    as well as polyurethane kits

  • Matt’s Ballast - offering ballast of various types;

  • The Model Railroad Craftsman - All the hard-to-find bits and pieces, including a range of DCC items;

  • Model Train Buildings/Walker Models - who specialise in laser cut timber
    kits and detailed resin castings;

  • Modellers Warehouse - who provide high quality scenic materials, trees,
    grass foliage and glues;

  • Rosewood Workshops - a kit supplier specialising in On30/7mm and sugar cane
    ; and

  • Southern Rail - featuring an array of new rolling stock and trackside

The club's Bring and Buy stand will be in operation throughout the show. To download a Bring and Buy sales form click here.

As always, we are delighted to be able to support the Riding for the Disabled Association (NSW) Tall Timbers Group who assist with running our entrance desk, raffles and all-important canteen.

To contact us directly on exhibition-related matters click here, and to contact us regarding Bring and Buy matters specifically click here.

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