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The 21st April 2019 is the first Public Open Day of 2019. Bring the family and ride on the trains and miniature road vehicles. We have now incorporated the Perth Model Railway Club into our trust who will be displaying a layout in the workshop. Lots to see and do at a great day out. See you there.

For those with an interest in a miniature world long gone 2019 is a significant landmark. This year the Hornby Railway Collectors Association (HRCA) celebrates the 50th anniversary of it’s founding in 1969, just a few short years after the demise of the original Meccano Hornby label. Members of the Scottish section HRCA will be taking the opportunity to showcase a range of the early products from Meccano including 1920s and 1930s Hornby Series O-gauge in both clockwork and electric and of course the later Hornby Dublo. Many men and women of a certain age, well remember the sturdy solidity and all round quality of the Hornby ranges and it is always a great pleasure to see and hear folk reminiscing about the toys and models of their youth. This is where the HRCA comes in. Local organiser and one of the founders of the Scottish section, Dale Smith has put…

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On the 1st April 2019 the Perth & District Model Railway Club joined the Scottish Model Engineering Trust. The club has changed its title to the Perth & District Model Railway Group. Located on the site of the Wester Pickston Railway about 3 miles out of Methven in Perthshire the group are building a new clubroom/workshop beside the Wester Pickston ticket office. The group will continue to run the very successful Perth Model Railway Show at the Dewars Centre on the last weekend in June. The Perth Model Railway Club web site has now been incorporated in the Scottish Model Engineering Trust website which has expanded to include sections for Miniature Road Vehicles and the Perth Model Railway Show. We now have to opportunity to establish a centre for modelling excellence and we look forward to many years of friendly growth and co-operation.