Contest Information – Rails@Rosehill

Contest Chairman – Gerry Hopkins MMR FNMRA – As part of the Convention, we hold a Modelling Contest that any/all attending members can enter. Below is a link to the Contest Information page which explains the options and categories available. It also has the entry forms for the models with hints and tips about … Read more

Newsletter #1

Newsletter #1 | January 2023 On Track to Rosehill Welcome to our first Rails@Rosehill Newsletter! My name is John Arrowsmith and I am privileged to lead a team of volunteers tasked to bring you Rails@Rosehill, our Australasian Region 2023 Convention. This Convention has been ‘a long time coming’! Our previous Convention was in Queensland … Read more

Mini Convention

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Div 7 Mini Convention. By all accounts, everyone had a great time, enjoyed great company and great food. A special thank you to all those who assisted in the organisation, setup, running and pull down of the convention. Also thank you to our clinicians who put in … Read more

Achievement Program – Motive Power

Built By Dennis Clarke Model #1: N.S.W.G.R. D53 Class Locomotive. Scratch Built (brass with some white metal detail parts.) This model is of a D53 class locomotive of the NSWGR. These locomotives were brought into service from 1912 to 1917, built by Clyde Engineering Company and Eveleigh workshops, and were part of the “Standard Goods” … Read more

AD60 Marker Lights

These are the marker lights we are going to “brighten up”. I have touched these with white paint so they are easier to see. I used a sharp pointed tool to dimple the centre of the ‘lense’ as a starting point for the drill. Do not use a power tool they are too ‘powerful’ and … Read more

AP Forms

Achievement Program forms are available from your local AP manager. The contact details for your regional volunteer are found on the contact page.

Achievement Program has Moved

The AP is now part of Education on our website. For more information or to comment please use the feedback page: Feedback The Achievement Program (AP) is a travel guide, to help you on your journey through the world of model railroading. The AP provides an incentive to learn and master the many crafts and skills necessary … Read more

Scratch Building SIG

Located in Loganholme QLD, our special interest is scratch-building all types of models found in model railways including wagons, locomotives and structures. The objectives of the Scratch Building SIG are to share knowledge and skills in the production of hand crafted models using a variety of materials. To learn, teach and impart technical knowledge to … Read more

Genesis Turbine

Tsunami Sound in the Genesis Turbine The Genesis Tsunami is a magnificent looking loco but the magic of the prototype units was the sound they produced. This page will give you two options for the install – the “quick and easy” way and the “better” way. There is also a section on the programming of … Read more

PRESIDENTS REPORT (March, April, May 2022)

Good day to all NMRA AR members. As you are aware I took over as President of the Australasia region (AR) on 1st, March 2022. The following information is a summation of activities of the NMRA AR for March, April, and May 2022. I’m not sure if other presidents have had reports issued directly to … Read more

Presidents Communication – Issue 2

On behalf of the NMRA Australasian Regional Committee (ARC) this email goes out to all of our NMRA AR members. It goes without saying that SE QLD and Northern NSW are being hit by a significant weather event, the likes of which we have not seen in a decade or more.  There will be many … Read more

Presidents Communication – Issue 1

Now that the dust has settled from the recent AGM, it is time I introduce myself to you the members. My name is Duncan Cabassi, I live in Brisbane, and I am the new President of the NMRA AR. Previous to this I have been the Division 1 Superintendent taking over from Martyn Jenkins in … Read more