Southern Highlands Model Railway Club

The Layout

Southern Highlands Model Railway Inc. A layout designed for all prototype operation.

A layout of 47m2 in a dedicated railway building opposite 42 Erith Street Bundanoon, about 300m east of the Bundanoon railway station. A bonus is real railroading on the Main South through the windows or standing next to the track.

Layout Description

The layout accommodates Australian, Us and British prototype. It is of slightly irregular shape with a folded loop around a peninsular at one end and around the outside wall at the other end, measuring approx. 18 metres by 5.5 metres at the longest points.

The overall track plan consists of two interconnected loops to allow for continuous mainline running. The total length of one circuit is approx. 100 metres.

There are six stations, most having extensive staging/shunting yards. A branch line provides operation away from the mainline.

Operation is by DCC using an NCE command station. This supports both radio and tethered throttles. Additionally, devices using Engine Driver or Wi Throttle may also be used. The layout can accommodate about 8 operators.

Site Information

Layout Owner:Southern Highlands Model Railway Club
Contact:John ZUBRICKAS – President
Address:Driveway opposite 42 Erith Street, Bundanoon
Phone contact:0431 211 307
Email – John Zubrickas
Layout details:Scale: HO with DCC
Size: 47m2 bench area in a railway shed over 100m2
Refreshments available:Yes
Special instructions:Bring trains for Wi-Fi  operation with Android, Apple or NCE throttle

Layout Visits

The layout is open to guests at the following times:

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The layout is not open for viewing during the course of the 2023 NMRA Convention on Saturday 30 September or Sunday 1 October.

*Places indicates the remaining spaces available for each session.