Bury St. Edmunds Model Railway Club

70th Anniversary - 1949 - 2019


Welcome to the Bury St Edmund's Model Railway Club

All model railway enthusiasts, of all levels and interests are most welcome.

Club Nights are held weekly on Thursdays between 7.30pm and 10.30pm and Tuesdays (by arrangement).

We are proud that our club is celebrating its 70th Anniversary.

The Club was inaugurated in March 1949 as a model engineering society and has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting a membership of some 40 souls.

Click here to visit our Club History page.

Being such a landmark year, we started our celebrations on Saturday 9th March with our second Club Open Day. Meanwhile, our Exhibition Manager has busy put together our Annual Model Railway Exhibition to showcase the best in railway modelling. This will be held on Saturday 28th September 2019 at the Beyton Campus of Thurston Academy, near Bury St Edmunds. We look forward to welcoming you all to help celebrate our birthday.

Further details of our 70th Anniversary Exhibition can be found here.

As part of the club's 70th Anniversary, we also booked a day out to the North Norfolk Railway on the 28th June. We had a superb lunch and afternoon tea on a train, numerous train trips and a loco shed tour at Weybourne Station. It was a great day out, and one that was a good way to mark our anniversary year.

Details of our NNR trip can be found here.

Our Club rooms
Room 1
Members planning work on the large OO and N Gauge layouts.

Both layouts are "work in progress". The OO layout is quite an old layout and is having a massive facelift.
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Room 2
This is the heart of the club, where we get together to discuss the latest news and information and is also where our kitchen / refreshments area is.
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Room 3
This is where members work on our club's layouts: "Sumware", "Beyton Bridge", "Peckston: and "Cobbolds Wharf"
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2020 Annual Model Railway Exhibition

Neither the date nor venue for our 2020 Exhibition have been set yet, but it is expected to take place in September 2020.

Watch this space for details.

Please visit our FaceBook page for more details about our club

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Site last updated: 06–10-19