Wyre Forest Model Railway Club

Welcome to the official website of the Wyre Forest Model

Railway Club based in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

NEWS

In view of the Corona Virus it has been decided to cancel all club meetings until further notice. Our annual exhibition in Stourport normally held in April/May has been cancelled for 2021. We hope to be able to hold our annual club room Open Day in October 2021, but this will depend on Government restrictions being lifted in the Summer. No Annual General Meeting was held in 2020 and the 2021 meeting will not take place until the club is fully open, hopefully later in the year.

The Club

The club meets every Tuesday evening from 7.00 p.m. You are welcome to come along and find out more about the Club’s facilities and layouts. The club usually holds an annual exhibition in Stourport around May and an open day in the Club rooms in October. Persons with an interest in railways are invited to visit either event. Members will be on hand at both events to show you the club layouts in operation and to answer any questions you may have about the hobby. The club has a number of layouts in different gauges either operational or at various stages of construction.

Open Day

An annual Open Day in the club rooms was held on Sunday 27th October 2019 from 11.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. A successful day where members had the chance to play trains all day and talk to visitors about modelling. Members were on hand to show the club layouts, most in operation and others being worked on, and to answer any questions the visitors had about the hobby. On show was mostly ‘N’ and ‘00’ gauge, some with DCC control and sound being demonstrated.

Kidderminster Charity Exhibition January 2019

On 26th January 2019 the club held a successful exhibition in the Corn Exchange building supported by the Mayor of Kidderminster and the Mayor of Bewdley. A total of 11 layouts in various gauges owned by the club or its members were in operation. A good attendance resulted in around £1,000 being donated to the Mayor’s charities which included Dogs for the Blind, Dogs Trust and the Alzheimers Society. The club would like to thank all those members of the public who supported the event.

Events

Listing some of our past and future events that the club is involved in.

Club Layouts

Layouts in most small gauges, including ‘00’, ‘N’, ‘0-16.5’ and ‘009’.

Members Layouts

Some of these layouts have been exibited around the country and won awards
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