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Model Railway Club


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Club Events 


  Autumn Open day 2023  : 15th October 2023.  
  Spring  Open day 2024  : t.b.a  
    Open day Poster


  Location Orpen Hall West Bergholt  


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Club News: 


October 2023
Autumn Open day 15th October Orpen Hall West Bergholt.

March 2023
Open day 23/3/23 will be held in Orpen Hall as usual.

September 2022
The club is operating normally.  We have 4 groups working on different layouts.

August 2022
The club will be holding a second Open day in 2022 - 30th Ocober 2022 at the Orpen Hall

April 2022
Club AGM will be held on 12th May 2022 at the clubhouse

We had a successful Club Open Day on 10/04.  We welcomed of the regular attendees to our first event since Covid struck. back

March 2022
The club has re-opened fully.  There are new OO and N gauge layouts under construction.
New members welcome to come and join us.

The club Open day is going ahead at the Orpen Hall West Bergholt on the 10th April 2022.

September 2021

The 2021 Exhibition was cancelled on15th September. 

The members have been returning over the last month.  Most layout groups are working again.

New members welcome to come and join us.

July 2021

The Club has re-opened for members for the normal meeting day of Thursday evening.
We expect to open to new and prospective members on Thursday 19th August.

April 2021
In line with the current COVID restrictions in England, we expect to have a partial re-opening of the club in the wek commencing Monday May 17th.
A full re-opening of the club will be in the week commencing June 21st.


Now on to railway matters.

2023/09   Autumn Open day in the Orpen Hall

2023/04  Spring Open day in the Orpen Hall.

2022/09   Autumn Open day being held in our normal exhibition slot.

2022/4 2022 Exhibition is not going ahead.

2022/03 Open day is going ahead.

2021/9 The exhibition was cncelled.

2021/4 The exhibition is going ahead.

2020/1    Little Colne has ben sold

2019/11  Donauhafen, the club's HO layout is no more.

2019/10 New junior / beginners OO layout has been approved.
2019/03 Hills Country has now moved to North East Scotland.

2019/02Two groups in the  club have started on new N Gauge layouts.  One group is doing a modular layout with no fixed time period or location.  The other group are doing a UK outline layout.

So if you want to get in on the start of new layouts come and join us on Thursday evenings.








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