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March Journal now despatched


Seen at Christchurch’s Big Little Train Show 2016: 

A short goods train headed by Caleb Scott’s model of Db.1010 briefly disturbs the wildlife as it rumbles through John Dudson’s Red Swamp module, part of the One Track Minds layout. It was photographed by Peter Ross.

 NZR Modelling Day

A very successful modelling day was held on 19th March
at the Birkenhead Scouts Hal, Auckland. See the panel on the right for some photos of the day.


"More than just a place of work"

The latest book published by the NZ Railway & Locomotive Society, written by Ian Dougherty
"Standing tall in South Dunedin, Hillside Railway Workshops was a significant employer and generator of tradespeople for 138 years.
Now available: NZ $65.00   AU $74.00   NA $94.00   EU $94.00   ROW $96.00

"Bayswater Harbour Ferries"

 David Balderston has published 75 numbered copies of "The Bayswater Harbour Ferries of Auckland to Takapuna". 
This is his second volume tracing the history of the Auckland harbour ferries.

Issue 397 - March 2017

March Journal 2017 JEWELS - Steve Williams's 1:76-scale models of Queensland locomotives rebuilt at Hutt for Tasmanian service. ARE WE THERE YET? A JOURNEY FURTHER INTO 3D-PRINTED MODELS -... Read More >>

Auckland modelling day postscript

MODELLING DAY - March 2017 A new initiative from the Auckland community of NZR modellers - a day for people to model together and hang out around the tea cups.  This event sponsored by... Read More >>

Bay of Plenty area group

We are advised that a new NZR modellers group has been established in the Bay of Plenty. The group meets on the first Sunday of each month in central Tauranga. The location has ample room for work... Read More >>

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Trevor Cheer's layout

Two videos from Trevor Cheer's 9mill layout at Dairy Flat in Auckland, taken in December 2016 - scenery by John Whyte.   Two DCs with Kiwi Lager DC4093 leading and Tasman Forestry DC... Read More >>

Facebook extracts

From time to time on one of the Facebook groups some great ideas are developed. We thought that we might capture some of these and post them on the Guild website.  They are raw and... Read More >>

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