Links & Events

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Brisbane Model Train Show

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th May 2019

For more information visit:
or facebook

Toowoomba Model Train Exhibition
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June 2019
Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale, QLD

For more information visit:
or facebook

Pine Rivers Model Train Expo
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th August 2019
Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Road (enter off Mecklem St.) STRATHPINE, QLD

For more information visit:

or facebook:

Redlands Model Railway Show

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th August 2019
44 Smith Street, Cleveland (between the High School and Redland Museum).

For more information email:

Logan City Model Railway Show

Saturday (TBA) & Sunday (TBA) October 2018
Beenleigh Events Centre, Corner Kent and Crete Streets, Beenleigh

For more information go to:

Gold Coast Model Train Show
TBA 2018
Carara Basketball Stadium, Gold Coast Indoor Sports Complex, Nerang-Broadbeach Road, CARRARA, QLD

For more information visit:

Modelling the Railways of Queensland Convention

Saturday (TBA) September 2018
Wellers Hill Bowls Club, Cnr Toohey Rd & Sexton St TARRAGINDI, QLD

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The Convention is held every two years in Brisbane and brings together modellers and rail fans with an interest in Queensland’s railways and tramlines. Attendees come from every state in Australia and occasionally from overseas. Essentially a one-day (Saturday) convention, events include clinics and other presentations, modelling demonstrations, layouts, trade stands and a group dinner. A visit to a local rail heritage attraction and/or local model railways typically occurs on the Sunday. Bookings are essential.



Darling Downs Model Railway Club Inc

Club House Located At:
Toowoomba Showgrounds, Glenvale Road, Toowoomba, Qld.

Usual Opening Times:
Open on Saturday afternoons from 2:00pm.
Anyone is welcome to visit at these times.

For more information visit:

Railway Modellers’ Club of Queensland

Club House Located At:
Buckley Park, Terrence Road, Brendale, Qld

Usual Opening Times:
Every Wednesday morning from 10:30am onwards a daytime running session/working bee is held. Before meetings on the second Saturday of each month from 11:00am and on the fourth Saturday of each month a weekend running session also occurs from 11:00am. From time to time members gather by themselves or with their friends to run a train, read a book, or conduct modelling activities in the clubrooms.

For more information visit:


Australian Model Railway Association

Club House Located At:
20 Murphy Road, Zillmere. Qld. 4034.

Usual Opening Times:
Running Day:
First three Saturdays of each Month, 12.30am to 4pm
Tuesdays 10am to 3pm
Garden Rail:
Every 3rd Saturday 10am to 3pm

For more information visit:

Miniature Train Club – Gold Coast

Club House Located At: The Bathing Pavilion, Broadwater Parklands Southport (opposite Railway Street on Marine Pde)

Usual Opening Times:
Every Saturday & Sunday from 10:00am until 4:00pm

For more information visit:
or contact Martyn Jenkins on 0407 637 607 or or Craig Thistlethwaite on 0408 887 766

Redlands Model Railway Group

Club House Located At: Redland Museum

Usual Opening Times:
Last Sunday of the month at 1pm.

For more information contact :

Logan District Model Railway Club

Club House Located At: 76 Springlands Drive, Slacks Creek, Qld, 4127

Usual Opening Times:
Monday 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am until 9:00 pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am until 4:00 pm

For more information contact :

Ipswich Heritage Model Railway Club

Club House Located At:
Old Tool & Gauge Building, Railway Workshops,
North St, North Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.

Usual Opening Times:
Running Day:
1st Saturday of Month, 10.30am till approx 4pm
Meeting Day:
3rd Sunday of Month, 12 noon till approx 4pm

For more information visit:

NMRA – National Model Railway Association (Australiasian Region)

Club House Located At:
Division 1 (Queensland Division) meetings are held in member’s homes. The Division also conducts occasional workshops for both novice and advanced modellers.

Usual Opening Times:
Meetings are held bimonthly.

For more information visit:

SIGQ – Signalling Interest Group Queensland

SIGQ is a group of like-minded people with a keen interest in preserving the history of railway signalling and safeworking equipment used in Queensland by Queensland Railways, now known as QR.


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