Welcome to the Preston and District Model Railway Society
The Society’s aim is to further all aspects of the model railway hobby.
Come and see us! We are having an open day on evening on Wednesday, the 14th of September.
OUR CLUB ROOMS are in Unit 12, Aqueduct Mill, Aqueduct Street, Preston. PR1 7JN.
This is a comfortable and modern industrial unit situated behind the Mill. Here the Society’s layouts are displayed and in use. There is a brew room, demonstration room and library facilities.
(From Fylde Rd, immediately left after the railway bridge, through the large gates, and directly ahead) (click here for a Google Map with current traffic and weather)
We currently have in excess of 35 male and female members. Everyone is welcome. However, junior members under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult
The Society meets each week on
Mondays 7.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.
Wednesdays 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m to 10.00 p.m.
Fridays 8.00 p.m to 10.00 p.m.
Our layouts in the model press:-
“Bee Lane” is now retired
Our large new 00 layout, “Euxton Junction” which gives more scope for both D.C and D.C.C. operations is set up and running in the club rooms. Work on the scenery and backgrounds is well under way.
We hold an Exhibition on the first weekend of March each Year.
Our next exhibition will be on 4th and 5th of March 2017 at:
The Sports Hall
St Vincent’s Road
For more details select Exhibition from the menu above or e-mail Exhibition
Our previous exhibition was on 5th and 6th of March 2015. Congratulations to the trophy-winning layouts:
Yvonne Nehrlich Plate (best scenics): Darjeely Himalayan Railway
Dave Scott Memorial Trophy (voted by visiting layouts): Loch Tat
Best overall: North Holdeness Light Railway