After an initial test today we are ready to start operations again, starting on Sunday 15th August. We shall offer rides to the public on each Sunday and Thursday until the end of September between 1100 and 1500, weather permitting. Come and join us and rekindle the fun of a train ride behind a steam […]
Our plans to restart operations on 4 July were well in hand but government changes have caused us to delay our start until 25th July. Our work parties have been hard at work updating the Sawmill and preparing the GWR track to receive the first trains and their passengers. We are also extending the station and will have […]
Unfortunately we are not able to welcome back our fare paying customers but here is a drivers eye view of our new circuit:
MERMS EGM Notes July 2020 MERMS AGM Notes July 2020
Sadly, after due consideration of the advice and information available we have suspended the Model Festival and our other activities involving the public until we have conditions that will be healthier for all.
Our new extended railway is nearing completion. The winter weather is not helping but in time for Easter we will have a track that offers the equivalent of a figure of eight for the 2020 season.
Full steam ahead for our first big exhibition at Mount Edgcumbe. There will be something of interest for all the family. Our publicity flyer – MERMS Easter Exhibition Final 2
MERMS December Newsletter
Something exciting for next year – Would you like to learn to drive a steam engine at a fraction of the cost of a full size one? If so let us know. We are canvassing interest and will run courses if there are enough people who would like to do it.
Two of us (Nigel & Andrew) joined Bryan, a former long standing member of NLSME, to help celebrate their 75th anniversary. We took with us three locomotives, one electric and 3 steam. The weather on Saturday was superb and the NLSME site has a huge variety of scales to enjoy. Our novice drivers relished the […]