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Clubs and Societies Directory - LANCASHIRE

LOCAL RAILWAY CLUBS IN LANCASHIRE - Societies based in a particular locale often with regular meetings and get togethers.
24a Model Railway Group Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Contact,  Simon Dawson
Meeting Venue: Rishton Conservative Club (Upstairs),  Cliff Street,  Rishton  BB1 4EF
Meeting Day: Wednesday, Thursday   Meeting Times: 7.30 to 10pm
A small infomal group, meeting on Wednesdays and sometimes on Thursdays. Custodians of Marsden, a OO model built originally in the 80s and featured in Railway Modeller, but requiring work to be exhibited again.
Room to build small layouts, test new models, chat, have a drink
Details last updated 9th December 2018
Blackburn & East Lancs Model Railway Society Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Andrew Shaw Tel: 01254 761657
Meeting Venue: Oswaldtwistle Mills Business Centre,  Colliers Street,  Oswaldtwistle  BB5 3DE
Meeting Day: Tuesday and Thursday   Meeting Times: 7:30pm
The society meets on Tuesday evenings in our Oswaldtwistle clubroom, where we have layouts in N, OO9, OO and 0 gauges. Membership is open to all and visitors are very welcome, just contact our secretary to make arrangements.
Details last updated 22nd April 2016
Blackpool & North Fylde Model Railway Club Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Secretary & September Exhibition Manager,  Mr I Donkin
Meeting Venue: Blackpool 
Meeting Day: Mondays &Thursdays   Meeting Times: 7pm-10.Pm
Local model railway club
Details last updated 24th May 2018
Brierfield Model Railway Club Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Hon. Sec.,  David Carter Tel: 07770 331348
The Brierfield Model Railway Club is run by members of the Pendle Forest MRS. The BMRC aims to raise funds for St. Luke's Church, Brierfield and using this name keeps our activities seperate.
Details last updated 25th September 2018
Heywood Model Railway Group Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Secretary,  Roger Bottomley Tel: 01706 369951
Meeting Venue: Heywood Model Railway Group,  Unit 4 Park Works, River Street,  Heywood  OL10 4AB
Meeting Day: Monday evenings and Wednesday daytime   Meeting Times: 6pm to 10 PM and 10am to 2pm
Heywood Model Railway Group meets on Monday evenings between 18:00 to 22:00 also on Wednesdays between 10:00 and 14:00. We model in all scales from N to G using both DCC and analogue control. Annual exhibition in March. See website for membership and further details. We now hold an Open Day on the second Saturday of each Month except in March when we have our Annual Exhibition instead
Details last updated 25th December 2018
Lancashire & Yorkshire DCC MRG Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Chairman,  Wayne Merridew Tel: 07918 627448
Meeting Venue: Springvale Mill,  Waterside Road,  Haslingden  BB4 5EZ
Meeting Day: Wednesday   Meeting Times: 18:30 - 21:30
The Lancashire & Yorkshire DCC Model Rail Group, formed in May 2007, was one of the first model rail groups in the UK that focussed on DCC.
However,  although there is still a focus on DCC we welcome new members from all backgrounds, skill levels, and railway interests.
Our members are always on hand to give help and advice if needed.
We are a friendly club and are in the process of revamping our clubrooms which means that we are open to new members.  
Details last updated 16th March 2019
Leyland Model Railway Club Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Webmaster,  Steve Walters Tel: 07799621844
Meeting Venue: Hillthorpe Farm,  Knoll Lane,  Little Hoole , Preston  PR4 4TB
Meeting Day: Mondays & Wednesday Nights   Meeting Times: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
We are a small club of about 25 members. We have layouts being built in N gauge, 00 dcc and 00 fine scale dc. although members have interests in other gauges - 0, 16mm, 5" and 7 1/4" New members are always welcome to visit the club room on a Monday or Wednesday evening 7 till 10 pm. We have membership for Juniors (12 to 16 year) Youth 16 to 18 year and full membership 18 years upward. Please see the club web site for details of where we are situated and contact details. (leylandmrcm)
Details last updated 5th December 2017
Pendle Forest Model Railway Society Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  David Carter Tel: 07770 331348
Meeting Venue: Brierfield,  Nelson  BB9 5JW
Meeting Day: Tuesday and Thursday   Meeting Times: 7-30pm - 10pm
Founded in 1964 to further interest in all aspects of railways & railway modelling - we have premises in Brierfield and we meet on Tuesday & Thursday evenenings 7-30pm - 10pm. At present we are working on new layouts and we have test tracks in N & 00 at the clubrooms for use by members and visitors. We also have two 00 layouts - 'Ecclesford Junction' and 'Newbie Bridge' plus our members have interests in EM, Hornby Dublo 3 rail, LGB and, unusually, LEGO trains.
Details last updated 18th July 2019
Preston and District Model Railway Society Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Hon.Secretary,  Tel: 07962 061359
Meeting Venue: Aqueduct Mill,  Aqueduct Street,  Preston  PR1 7JN
Meeting Day: Monday* Wednesday* ** Friday*   Meeting Times: 14:00 -16:00* 19:00-2200**
The Society’s aim is to further all aspects of the model railway hobby.
Layouts in 00(D.C. and D.C.C.), OO9 and N. Junior 00 layout. Test tracks. There is a brew room, demonstration room and library facilities.
The Society welcomes modellers of all ages and experience. However, an appropriate adult must accompany members under the age of 16.
We currently have in excess of 35 male and female members.
Details last updated 8th October 2018
Preston O Gauge Group Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Publicity Manager,  Jeff Nicholls
Meeting Venue: The Old Brewery,  Lodge Street. Off Croft Street,  Preston  PR1 8ST
Meeting Day: Monday   Meeting Times: 19.00-22.00
Group of O Gauge Modellers who meet on Monday evenings and hold an Open Day on the last Saturday of each month, and some second Sundays of each month. We have a large five track oval layout, a branch line, a Motive Power Depot, all in DC only, and a branch line which is DCC only. A refreshment area and a toilet complete our very welcoming set-up.
Details last updated 7th November 2017
Rochdale Model Railway Group Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Andy Cooper
Meeting Venue: Rochdale 
Meeting Day: Wednesday   Meeting Times: 20:00
Rochdale model railway group are a small band of friends who are modellers who meet every Wednesday. Joining us is strictly by invitation only. Our annual exhibition is usually the second clear weekend of April each year (dependant when Easter falls). Click link to website for more details about us.
Details last updated 19th February 2019
West Lancashire O Gauge Group
Contact Details: Hon Chairman,  Dennis Morley Tel: 0151 931 2346
Meeting Venue: ST. Monica's Social Club,  Fernhill Road,  Liverpool  L20 9JD
Meeting Day: Wed, Fri, 2nd Saturday(no Fri meeting then)    Meeting Times: 8pm Weekdays, 2pm Second Saturday of Month
We are on the top floor of a former primary school which has become St. Monica's social club. We have three layouts, and end-To-End exhibition layout, Dunball wharf, a highly scenic end-to-end layout which we are extending to twice its length; a four-Track test track with a third rail laid in the innermost circuit - both DCC ready; and a large twin-track, partially scenicised layout with engine shed, good yards and station.
Details last updated 17th May 2017
Wigan Finescale Railway Modellers Contact Club by mail
Contact Details: Publicity Manager,  Phil Eaton Tel: 07717873700
Meeting Venue:
Model Railway Club We have 2 'OO' 4mm finescale exhibition layout which we are working on. Plus we now have a 'N' gauge exhibition layout now available for bookings in 2019,2020 or 2021 plus we run the WIGAN MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION which is now held on the 1st weekend in OCTOBER
Details last updated 29th October 2018

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