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September 2019 Journal out soon


See details at the panel on the right


   Dg 767 passes through Katikati with the daily full tanker train en route to Hamilton 

on the Tauranga Model Railway Club’s modular layout.

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  


Issue 407 - September 2019

Contents this issue:   JEWELS - Neil Wards Ab733. KATIKATI STATION - Brian Smith and Andy Ralph along with members of the Tauranga Model Railway Club recreate the past in model... Read More >>

2020 National Model Railway Convention

      "Rails from the Rubble"   2020 National Model Railway Convention   St Andrews College, 347 Papanui Road, Christchurch  ... Read More >>

Auckland Modelling Day 18th August 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 >>

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 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 >>

The Limited

The Limited is a monthly newsletters published by the NZ Association of Model Railway Clubs for Auckland clubs and their members   The Limited - March 2019  The Limited -... 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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