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December 2018 Journal out now


See details of this issue at the panel on the right


Bb626 climbs through a cutting having just crossed the river through a steel truss bridge, on Ken Clough’s  layout.

Photograph by Scott Neill
Rebuilding Kiwirail's Main North Line

The very latest publication from the NZ Railway & Locomotive Society, written by Rob Merrifield

"The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Kaikoura 4 November 2016 caused considerable devastation to the rail and highway network. The transport corridor along the Kaikoura coast was largely destroyed. Rob Merrifield delivers an in-depth account of the devastation and the alliance that was set up to rebuild the railway. The book is well illustrated with stunning images.

Once again available at a special price to Guild members and delivered post free to your New Zealand letterbox. Overseas purchasers, please contact us for postage costs before ordering. 

Now available: RRP NZ $44.00  NZMRG Members $36.00  


2019 National Model Railway Convention

      "Rails from the Rubble"   2019 National Model Railway Convention   St Andrews College, 347 Papanui Road, Christchurch  ... Read More >>

Nine Mill Fiftieth Anniversary

In 2020 it is 50 years since the beginning of the modern 9 mill scale. A gathering is planned for Anzac weekend - see below for details on how to register. Tony Simons and Paul Berntsen.... Read More >>

The Limited

Monthly newsletters published by the NZ Association of Model Railway Clubs for Auckland clubs and their members     January 2019   December 2018   November 2018... Read More >>

Auckland Modelling Day 17th February 2019

AUCKLAND MODELLING DAY - All welcome The next Auckland community of railway modellers modelling day - a day where people can model together and hang out around the tea cups - is being on... Read More >>

Issue 404 - December 2018

NZ Model Railway Journal, issue 404 - December 2018. Contents includes: KAI-MOANA - Darryl Palmer describes an S Scale layout that is alas no more. STATION FILE: ONEHUNGA - Graham... Read More >>

The Kaikoura Job

 "The Kaikoura Job" The very latest publication from the NZ Railway & Locomotive Society covers the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck the Kaikoura region on 14 November... Read More >>

Journal Index

Journal Content Searching. Here you can download a pdf file containing all Journal contents (since 1985 to the current issue).  Use the instructions below to search the file at a greater... Read More >>

Membership of the Guild

Membership of the NZ Model Railway Guild provides extra benefits including: Discounted prices on its large range of plans Regular delivery of the New Zealand Model Railway Journal... Read More >>

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