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March 2017 Journal


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 >>

Modelling Day

  MODELLING DAY - All welcome The second Auckland community of NZR modellers modelling day - a day where people can model together and hang out around the tea cups. Please see... Read More >>

Taupo Hobby Expo

The 2017 Taupo Hobby Expo is being held on 15-16 July  at the  Taupo Events Centre,  adjacent to AC Baths  10am to 5pm Saturday, 10am to 3pm Sunday.  Contact... Read More >>

Wangauni Model Railway Show

The Wanganui Model Railway & Engineering Society is holding its 2017 model railway show  30 September - 1st October at the Wanganui City College Hall, Ingestre Street, Wanganui... Read More >>

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