Road Trip!! 3/11-3/12/2017


The club has been invited to an Open House at the clubhouse of the Chesapeake Bay and Western Model Railroad Club in Yorktown VA.

Their club layout features 16 scale miles of double-track mainline, multiple sidings, marshaling yards, and 247 turnouts.  Their clubhouse, located at 110-F Dare Road, Grafton, VA 23692, is about 3 ½ hours from the NRV clubhouse.

We would like to organize a series of carpools for the club to visit.

The dates are March 11th and 12th 10am-4pm and noon-4pm. If you are interested in going, please sign up with Steve Wills or John Ragan (please tell us if you would be willing to drive).


Work has begun on the 33rd Annual NRVMR Show

nrv show15-8Work on our show, the 33rd Annual Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Show, has begun.  Vendor letters and applications will be mailed next month.  The show committee is looking to you, our membership, for suggestions of vendors you would like to invite.  If you have connections to a vendor you would like to invite to the show, please provide the name, address, phone number and email to George Lasley or John Ragan<>.

Lights, Action…..Lights

Model Trail Lighthouse, New York Botanical Garden
Image by John CC-BY-NC

The program for our February 16th meeting will be given by Kim Parker.  It’s entitled “Lights, Action…..Lights”. This is part 1 of a 2 part series on lighting your layout. The 2nd part of the series will be our March 16th program called “LED lighting in Buildings and Scenery” or “You light up my layout and enlighten my life”.

Club Open House on October 22nd

Thomas-TableNRVMRC is hosting an Open House at our Clubhouse in Raleigh. the open house will be on October 22nd from 10am – 4pm.

1615 Old Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC  27604

All ages are invited to see the Layouts, Back Shop, Print & Video Library, Gift Shop and Enjoy Free Refreshments.

The following Layouts will be operating:

  • Thomas @ Sodor HO Scale
  • Wooden Track Trains
  • N Scale
  • HO Scale
  • O Scale
  • G Scale
  • LEGO City

Mini-Seminars on Locomotive and Rolling Stock Maintenance, Scenery Construction and Layout Considerations will be offered.

Membership and Models Train Show Information will be available.

Flyer available Here!