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  • ** Next event: Wednesday 13th June - Bits and Pieces **

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The club aims to promote interest in model engineering in Southport and the local area. This includes building and running model locomotives, traction engines, stationary engines and hot air engines.

We have a clubroom and two tracks of 3.5 and 5 inch gauge.

We also have an extensive 45mm Gauge 1 line and a 32mm garden railway.

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We are based in Victoria Park, Southport at the Liverpool end of Rotten Row, right next to the boating pond.

As well as railways in several gauges, we have extensive well-kept grounds, which add to the ambience of the site.

We have talks and other activities on Wednesday nights, and running sessions on Sundays.

We always like to meet visitors and potential new members - come and see us!

Our programme for June:
  • 19.30 Wednesday 6th

    Monthly meeting

    Democracy in action!

    The committee report on their deliberations, and we discuss future activities and plans for development of the site.
  • 19.30 Wednesday 13th

    Bits and pieces

    Our regular 'show 'n tell' event.

    An opportunity for members to share what they have been doing recently. The emphasis is on the engineering and modelling techniques (some very original) which contribute towards a finished project.
  • 10.00 Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th

    Woodvale Rally

    Our display stand will be in the Railway Tent, to show the world what we do.
  • 18.30 Wednesday 20th

    Running night

    Run a loco (or two) in the gauge of your choice.
  • 19.30 Wednesday 27th

    The Liverpool Overhead Railway

    A talk by Ken Pye on this long-gone but fondly remembered railway.
  • 10.00 Saturday 30th/Sunday 1st

    Open weekend

    Our event of the year - all engineers and large-scale modellers are welcome to come and see what we do and run on our tracks.