Welcome to the home of the Mercury Bay Model Railway Club. If you're interested in modelling and you live in - or are visiting - Whitianga on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula, then please get in touch. Our members are primarily interested in railway modelling, particularly NZR, but are happy to chat about military, planes, or … Continue reading Welcome!
New Year, first meeting of the year is this Sunday 3pn to 4pm, at my address have set up the layout so its running use the contact page to get in contact if interested
Murray Christensen Hosting, make contact through site for address
Thanks to Ken for opening his garage, 7 people attended
Thanks to Roy for opening his Garage to a under construction layout in OO/HO 4m x 4m Two separate loops with bridges and stations sidings, Engine facilities, running DC. It was nice to see your collection of 7 different locomotive running around both loops. Next Meet 6th November @ Ken's Layout
Thanks to Damon for opening his NZR 1977 Makatote viaduct Layout A modular layout comprising of Maakatote viaduct on one side and a small station [ Tokomau ] opposite 5m x 3m in size running ho track with NZR prototype Locos and rolling stock, manual points on a DCC Digitrax system. Next meet 2nd October … Continue reading 11th September Monthly Meet
Thanks to Ken for opening his Garage on the first Sunday and showing his wonderful 4x8 HO layout, Hand built buildings, running a DCC - NEC controller, Layout consisted in a double loop track with interconnecting electrical points. Running a steam locomotive pulling a rack of passenger coaches was great an a bit trickier around … Continue reading 7th August Month meet
As of July 2022 the MBMRC will be meeting regularly to trade ideas and knowledge. If your interested in coming along please get in touch via web site contact page for the next date & time.
We will be looking at a local show July 2023 Will keep informed
The Show in the Ray White Auction Room was great even if the weather was rain & wind out side. We had a great turnout of 266 + people. The voting in the first Peoples Chose "Best Exhibit" Award and COLIN STUART With his Timber NZR Locos won with 82 votes. A BIG thank you … Continue reading Mercury Bay Model Railway 5th Annual Show
Have be asked by the Mercury Bay Museum to make a model of Whitianga base of a picture on display. The year will be 1943, I have chosen January, Its very interesting that we would pick an year that world war two was taking place so the picture of people at the beach was possibly … Continue reading Whitianga Town in 1:160