Bury St. Edmunds Model Railway Club

70th Anniversary - 1949 - 2019

Bury St Edmunds Model Railway Club is proud to announce that in 2019 the club celebrates their 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 are starting our celebrations on Saturday 9th March with our second Club Open Day. Meanwhile, our Exhibition Manager is busy putting 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.

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


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).

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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2019 Annual Model Railway Exhibition

The date for our 2019 Exhibition is Saturday 28th September 2019.
Please click here to see what details / exhibitors / traders we have at present.
To download and print copy of our 2019 exhibition poster, please click here or click on the poster image below.

Please visit our FaceBook page for more details about our club

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