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Clubs and Societies Directory - SOUTH WALES

LOCAL RAILWAY CLUBS IN SOUTH WALES - Societies based in a particular locale often with regular meetings and get togethers.
Ammanford O Gauge Group
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Peter Thurston  07802 271081
Meeting Venue: Pantyffynnon Social Club,  42 Pantyffynnon Road, Pantyffynnon,  Ammanford  SA18 3HL
Meeting Day: Every 3 weeks on a Wednesday   Meeting Times: 7.00 PM to 10.00 PM
A friendly small group meeting every 3 weeks on a Wednesday 19:00 to 22:00. Currently 7mm Test Track available (Sorry No live Steam). Club room is upstairs in local social club(very sorry NOT wheelchair friendly) Bring your 0 Gauge F/S stock to run. £1.00 donation at each meeting please towards room hire. Visitors to the area are most welcome. A telephone call will give you the date of the next meeting.
Details last updated 19th June 2019
Barry & Penarth Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Committee Member,  Mr G Chivers
Meeting Venue: Cadoxton Conservative Club,  Vere Street,  Barry  CF63 2HU
Meeting Day: Tues & Thurs   Meeting Times: 7.15 - 10.00pm
Barry and Penarth MRC is now one of the largest and most active model railway clubs in South Wales, with around 50 members with interests in most scales and gauges from N to O-Gauge, including an active NMRA group (Red Dragon Modellers). The club has permanent premises on the top floor of the Cadoxton Conservative Club.
Details last updated 8th September 2020
Bridgend Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Robert Wykes  07811 995952
Meeting Venue: Cliff Cottage,  Laleston,  Bridgend 
Meeting Day: Thursdays   Meeting Times: 19:00
A small group with two exhibition layouts. 'OO'gauge Bishops Quay and 'O' gauge Penfold Priory. We exhibit across a wide area from Redruth to Newcastle with a maximum of five operators. Plus an N gauge layout for use in the clubroom.
Details last updated 1st January 2021
Llandovery and District Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Website Manager,  Chris Robertson
Meeting Venue: Meeting Address,  Llandovery Station Cafe,  Llandovery 
Meeting Day: Thursday   Meeting Times: 2.00 Thursdays and 7.00 1st Thursday
A small group of enthusiasts, we meet most weeks at the local Railway Station where we have layouts in oo, N and Dublo. There is a club night every first Thursday and members work on the layouts on agreed days during the week. See our website for more details.
Details last updated 24th May 2020
Newport & South Wales Railway Museum
Contact Details: Founder & Secretary,  Richard Flannigan  07954 043065
Meeting Venue: 1st Floor Risca Miners Colliers Institute,  Grove Road,  Risca  NP11 6GN
Meeting Day: Tuesdays and Fridays   Meeting Times: 7:00 Onwards
The Newport & South Wales Railway Museum is a combined Railwayana Museum and Model Railway Club. In between over 10 layouts (N to O gauge) you will discover display cabinets and Railwayana collections. Curiosities such as the re-Creation of a GWR Station Masters Office greeting you. DCC fitting service and weathering available to members and guests. We also have a DCC demonstration track, Hornby eLink, EZ command and Prodigy.
Details last updated 9th April 2018
Newport Model Railway Society
Contact Details: Secretary,  Steve Neill  01633 680124
Meeting Venue: Shaftesbury Community Centre,  Evans Road,  Newport 
Meeting Day: Fridays   Meeting Times: 7.30pm Onwards
Frecclesham - 7mm Southern-ish branchline.Scratch track etc.
Little Mill Junction - P4, Prototype junction for Usk Branch on Newport- Shrewsbury Main Line.

All computer controlled and DCC.
Details last updated 15th November 2017
Pembrokeshire Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Publicity Officer,  Mr M Kerslake
Meeting Venue: Haverfordwest 
Model railway club with permanent OO gauge layout. The club is in the process of moving the meeting room location, and once the current crisis is over, meetings will recommence.
Details last updated 24th May 2020
Pontypool & Blaenavon Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Secretary,  Mr Steve Thomas  01495 792263
Meeting Venue: Pontypool And Blaenavon Model Railway Club,  Furnace Sidings Station,  Garn Yr Erw, Blaenavon  NP4 9AX
Meeting Day: Tuesday (11am-3pm) / Friday (7pm - 10pm)   Meeting Times: (Tuesdays) 11am - 3pm - (Friday) 7pm - 10 PM
Friendly model railway club who meet at the Heritage Railway site of Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings Station, Garn Yr Erw, Blaenavon, Torfaen, NP4 9AX. We are currently developing exhibition quality DC and DCC layouts in N, OO9, OO and O gauge. The club welcomes new members and encourage them to develop their skills at their own pace. The club sessions are Friday evenings between 7pm and 10pm and Tuesdays between 11am and 3pm. A club exhibition is held annually.
Details last updated 2nd September 2019
Pontypridd Model Railway Club
Contact Details: Secretary,  Phil Gerrish  01443 217511
Meeting Venue: Former Acf Hut,  Station Yard, Windsor Place,  Ynysybwl, Pontypridd  CF37 3HR
Meeting Day: Mondays and Wednesdays   Meeting Times: 7pm to 10pm
The Club has been established in excess of thirty years and is currently based at the former ACF Hut, Station Yard, Windsor Place, Ynysybwl, Pontypridd. CF37 3HR. Club nights are Monday and Wednesday from 7pm. To 10pm. Refreshments are available. Visitors and new members are always welcome.
Details last updated 18th January 2019
Rhoose & the Vale Model Railway Group
Contact Details: Secretary,  Brian Shears  01446 713820
Meeting Venue: Rhoose Social Club,  Fontygary Road,  Rhoose 
Meeting Day: Tuesday   Meeting Times: 7.30pm
Rhoose & the Vale Model Railway Group hold regular club nights on Tuesday evenings 7.30 at Rhoose Social Club. We are currently re-developing our oo gauge layout with enthusiasm. Our giant N gauge layout has been completed and members are now enjoying running stock on the lines. In addition we have an extensive library for research into all areas railway.
New members and visitors are always welcome to our clubroom and visits can be arranged on alternative evenings
Details last updated 5th August 2020
Swansea Railway Modellers Group
Contact Details: Chairman,  Noel Blows  07775 895054
Meeting Venue: 300 Carmarthen Road,  Cwmbwrla,  SA5 8NJ
Meeting Day: Wed- 14.00-21.00, Thurs- 18.00-21.30   Meeting Times: Wednesdays Afternoon and Thursday Evenings
SRMG is a friendly Club with members of all ages, coming from all walks of life, and living in and around Swansea. Club has a large test track facility with all major gauges catered for, as well as having club trips, social evenings and club events where family and friends can attend
Details last updated 17th September 2018
West Wales O Gauge Group
Contact Details: Hon. Secretary,  Mr M Marritt  01267 241232
Meeting Venue: Church Hall,  Pencader,  Carmarthen  SA39 9ER
Meeting Day: Alternate Tuesdays   Meeting Times: 7- OO pm
We are a local railway modelling Group modelling exclusively in 7mm scale.
Our meetings are at 7.00pm on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.
We have a test track, '0' gauge and 16mm, and an end to end layout available for exhibitions.
Details last updated 22nd January 2019

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