Welcome to CMRCI


This is the 60th year of operation in the ACT for the Canberra Model Railway Club Inc. (CMRCI).  We are a not-for-profit organisation, working together to enjoy all aspects of the hobby of model railroading.  We promote our hobby with several events and activities throughout the calendar year.

We have no particular bias to any scale, however in practice most of our members model various prototype in HO, and this is the basis of our club layouts. 


The club’s new layout is to be officially named ‘McEvoy Junction’ on Saturday, 31st October at 2.30 pm in the Club’s Rooms. Peter’s family will be in attendance and all club members are welcome. The new layout, Baldwin Park and ‘Charlsville’ will al be operating.

Joining Our Club ?
New members are very welcome and we would love to have you join us.  Your level of ability or experience does not matter as we are willing to share our knowledge and skills.  We also invite you to contribute to our knowledge of our great hobby.  You are also most welcome just to come along and run a train or two on our Club layout or to join our discussions over a cup of coffee and a biscuit. We are located at the UC-High School in Kaleen.


I know that the number of CoVid-19 cases in Vic and NSW is growing and there have even been a few cases again in the ACT.

The Committee has discussed this issue and decided that we will keep meeting, until the ACT Government decides to change the restrictions.  With this in mind, I would urge anyone who has any contact with visitors from Vic or NSW, whether direct contact or by association, not to come to the Club for a minimum of three weeks after that contact.

Remember that the vast majority of us are in the group which is most at risk and we cannot afford to be exposed unnecessarily.

Stay safe and well.

CMRCI CoVid Safety Plan

About Us

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Meetings occur every Tuesday morning
(09:30-12:00) and the 1st and 3rd Wednesday evening of the month (19:30-21:30)

Involvement in the local high school mentoring program occurs Friday afternoon (13:00-15:00)

Click on Club Calendar tab
for specific details


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Would you like to get involved in the hobby?

Would you like to share what you know with
like-minded enthusiasts?

Then join the Canberra Model Railway Club!

Expo 2021

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Our Expo is now one of the largest in Australia outside the major metropolitan areas.

The next Club Expo
is planned for the weekend of
27-28 March 2021

Latest Video Link (our Zig-Zag layout)

View the Zig-Zag in motion

This page was last updated on 4 Oct 2020