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Every year we hold an exhibition at Forestville Memorial Halls. This year's exhibition was held on Saturday and Sunday 4 - 5 March 2017.

Layouts on show included:

  • NSRMA's British 0 gauge layout Bullo Pill, based on a dock on the River Severn, and a U-Drive layout built by our youth group;

  • Back of Beyond, Keith King's representation of a small country town in N

  • Bethungra Spiral, modelling a feature of the NSW Main South Line in H0 by Epping Model Railway Club;

  • Gooligum, depicting a NSW Branch Line in HO gauge by Mark Chamberlain;

  • Goulburn, the Guildford Model Railway Group's model of this major NSW station
    in HO gauge

  • Jersey City Waterfront, NSRMA club member David Emanuel's H0 gauge layout;

  • Kansas City West Bottoms, the NMRA's US industrial switching layout;

  • Koolabar, a new H0 layout by Ian Williamson of Epping Model Railway Club;

  • Malfunction Junction, Paul Baker's H0 layout;

  • Morewood, an H0 layout from Brisbane featuring a fictional town with
    charming landscapes by Robert Moreton;

  • Mosquito Hill, an N scale layout by Daniel Thomson, inspired by seeing other narrow gauge logging layouts at previous exhibitions;

  • South Bend and Hilltop Railway, Hills Model Railway Club's American themed N
    scale layout;

  • Steve's Follie, an H0e layout by Steve Thomson;

  • Stumar's Roundabout, Stuart Walker and Mardi Lehman's oval shaped, 2 tier
    layout with 6 different scenes;

  • The Yard, Colin and Alastair McMaster and Mark Tesoriero's H0 NSW branch
    line layout;

  • Uley Junction, based on Bodmin, a British 0 gauge terminus by Charles Rudder and BRMA; and

  • Waterman's Cove, an N scale waterfront scene by Jamie Fergus.

Other exhibitors included:

  • British Railway Modellers of Australia - demonstration stand;

  • Sydney Model Railway Society's modelling clinic demonstrating a variety of processes and techniques;

  • Classic Meccano - A tribute to the late Malcolm Booker who for many years exhibited at our exhibitions;

  • 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;

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

  • Hobbyland - Hornsby's model shop;

  • 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; and

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

The club's Bring and Buy stand was in operation throughout the show.

As always, we were 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.

Details of next year's show will be posted here.

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