Update

We will be at the London Festival of Model Railways on 22nd & 23rd March 2014

This will include the main RS Tower layout and modular branch line

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Update

upcoming events in the next few months that we will attending:-

27th & 28th April – NMRA  Western Rail Spring meet – Details Here

15th June – TVNAM Armitage, Staffs – Details Here

21st Sept – Seaboard Southern, Horsham, West Sussex – Details Here

 

Housekeeping

A couple new modules are in the planning stage Kimberly & Port Manitou.

Also Oakdale has moved on to pastures new, its still on the circuit as its now part of the Bearwood NMRA group

 

that’s all for now

RS Tower modules – rest of the year…

Hi All, bit of a while since we did the last update, but we have another 3 events to do this year…

* Next month Seaboard Southern’s show will feature their new modules, and Alpha and Dale from our group will also be travelling over for this reprising their switching layout role from TVNAM 2011.
* In October our group will be at the National Festival of Railway Modelling in Peterborough with RS Tower and 5 modules.
* Lastly, in November we’re having another of our modular meets – details below – if you want to join in let us know via the freemo forum – http://ukfreemo.forumup.co.uk/

Modular Meet details:

Date – 10th Nov 2012
Proposed times:
Access for setup 8am
Intended running from 10am
Knock down from 4.30pm
Building clear 6pm

Location:
Broadclyst Victory Hall on the outskirts of Exeter – NEW VENUE

Transport:
Large free car park at venue
Just off the B3181 between Exeter and Cullompton
Stagecoach bus 1/1A/1B to/from Exeter city centre (bus station) to Broadclyst (circa 15min journey)
From the North bus route 1 also connects to Tiverton Parkway railway station (circa 1 hour journey)

Amenities:
We will arrange free Tea/Coffee at venue
Post Office/Shop next door
Red Lion inn just across the village green advertises Accommodation, Restaurant and bar

Cost – £10 MAX – We need to cover our costs but the objective is not to make a big profit – the more people we can confirm as attending in advance the lower we can make this cost for you all (for example 30 confirmed people would drop the cost to £5 each) – if you can confirm your attendance to me please do so.

Call for Modules: All compatible modules welcome, the more the merrier – please book your module in with me by 1st Oct so that we can build your module into the plan.

Layout will feature.
45″ Running Height
RS Tower Spec electrics (talk to us if you have any queries)
Lenz DCC (bring your handsets if you have them)
Wireless handset capability

Freemo web forum

Just a quick post to let you all know that with several groups now working in similar modular ways we’ve set up a forum for exchange of information and to share what we’re all doing – if you’re interested go to http://ukfreemo.forumup.co.uk/index.php and register, we look forward to seeing you there!

 

Exeter 2012

Just a few days now until our next outing at the Exeter show this weekend – see http://www.exemrs.co.uk/Exhibition.html for show details.

This will be another large showing with RS Tower keeping a busy train service running and circa 150′ modules added giving branchlines for operations.

A change from last year is a move from car cards and waybills to switchlists (created from JMRI ops) to drive the operations.

Looking forward to seeing you there!  

Oakdale Local

Chasing the Oakdale Local – shot at the 2012 TVNAM show – check out Andy Gautrey’s excellent new module ‘Grunge St’ with it’s working grade crossing signals!

3rd March modular meet

It’s just over a week now until our modular meet in Exeter on the 3rd March, hope to see many of you there. If you want to come but have no details please contact us and we’ll pass them on.