Welcome to the Nailsea and District Model Railway Club Website


Here you will find the latest information regarding the Club’s activities, including exhibition dates and club layout updates.

Club meetings are held every Tuesday evening in our club room near Clevedon in North Somerset, with a range of activities to all comers, including monthly talks, running evenings and modelling sessions, and a quiz and modelling competition in December.

Navigate the website using the menu above to find out more about the Nailsea and District Model Railway Club and it’s members, see photos from past exhibitions and how to get in contact with us.

Thank you for visiting our website and we hope to see you at an exhibition soon.


Latest News

Last Updated Saturday 18th September 2016


To start with for this update, we have a photo of progress to the Club’s N Gauge layout Dixon’s Gate. Scenery work has been started, so far consisting of ballasting the trackwork, and testing continues to ensure that everything still operates after applying glue around the rails and point work.

Scenic work begins overall view

Following on from David Burnett’s talk on modelling in EM Scale at the start of August, he spent last Tuesday’s modelling evening showing another club member what he was doing while constructing a turnout to EM gauge from a C&L Finescale kit.

EM Scale Point Construction

In the last update, we mentioned the Weston-super-Mare Train Show held on Sunday the 11th of September. At the show was David Burnett’s EM scale layout, Great Swilling, and below are a few photos taken during the day. Also there was Mike Brown’s G Scale tramway layout, Paley Green Park.

Weston Train Show 2016 a
Weston Train Show 2016 b
Weston Train Show 2016 c

Finally for this update, Jynnontonix, a German HO scale layout owned by club member Alan Crombie will be appearing at the Folkestone Model Railway Exhibition on the 1st and 2nd of October at the Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone. Below are a couple of photos taken during a recent testing session to ensure the layout is still operating correctly.

Folkestone 2016 Testing a
Folkestone 2016 Testing b

For previous updates, click here to view the update archive

Interested in Joining Us?

If you think you would like to join our club, feel free to come along to one of our meetings and see what you think.


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What’s On?

Nailsea and District MRC Events:


NDMRC Open Day 2016

December 4th at Yatton Village Hall, The Causeway, Yatton, BS49 4HL


NDMRC Annual Exhibition 2017

March 11th and 12th at Nailsea School, Mizzymead Road, Nailsea, BS48 2HJ


For more information on the events listed above, click here