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June 2020 Journal out now


Emerging from the tunnel an express train hauled by Ab 662 approaches Carterton station on Grant Morrell’s  ‘Shed of the Year’ finely detailed layout.

(Photograph Graham Dredge)

 See details at the panel on the right 
New NZR&LS publication
Another high quality book from Graham Stewart

CROSSING AHEAD - When trams met trains in New Zealand

At a time when city tramways and railways in New Zealand fed each other's networks and often crossed their respective rights-of-way, noted author Graham Stewart shares the previously undocumented story and images of these interesting interfaces.
Special price to members of the NZ Model Railway Guild $32.00 post paid. Order your copy HERE

Iconic Four Square signs available for free download


Terry Bradley has kindly offered Guild members free downloads of his Four Square signs (originally published in the December 2001 Journal).

Click on the LINK HERE for yours.

Note, you will need to sign in with your Login ID and password.

Four Square store plan

Wait, there's more. John Whyte has provided a plan for a Four Square store - the link is HERE


A great weekend of hands-on railway and other modelling. Everybody welcome. Everyone will have a space where they can work on their modelling projects. There will also be talks on soldering,... Read More >>

The Journal is going online

The Journal is going online The NZ Model Railway Journal is currently being digitally archived and is expected to be released in September. Don't worry, this is not a replacement for your... Read More >>

Four Square signs to download

FOUR SQUARE SIGNS The Guild is pleased to be able to offer its members Terry Bradley's set of iconic Four Square signs. These were featured on the rear cover of the Journal Issue no. 327,... Read More >>

Issue 410 - June 2020

In this issue:   4 | RAURIMU SPIRAL - Our feature layout built by Brian Penny. 12 | THE KAIPARA CO-OP DAIRY COMPANY - Peter Hopcroft. Part 2: the period 1947 - 1967. 18 | THE D CLASS... Read More >>

Auckland Modelling Day 16th August

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

Nine Mill Fiftieth Anniversary

YES, IT'S ALL GO !! In 2020 it is 50 years since the beginning of the modern 9 mill scale. A gathering is planned for Labour weekend - see below for details on how to register. Tony Simons... Read More >>

NZR&LS Publications

Special member only prices - SHOP HERE We have available books published by the NZ Railway & Locomotive Society at Guild member prices - all shipped post free in New Zealand (please apply... Read More >>


This list is always a work in progress as contact details change. Please let us know of any changes. In those cases where the group has a website, this can be accessed by clicking on the... Read More >>

The Limited

The Limited is a monthly newsletters published by the NZ Association of Model Railway Clubs.  While it provides news mainly covering Auckland clubs and their members, any one is welcome to... 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 >>

Paying your subscription

To pay your subscription online, log on to the website and choose your payment method. Click on LOGIN.  If you hover your mouse over the link you will see you have three options -... Read More >>


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