Model Railroading Groups in New Brunswick
The Saint John Society of Model Railroaders is an informal group of modelers who have been operating an HO scale modular layout since 1984. Meetings are held on the second Friday of the month (Sept. – June), and visitors are welcome to attend the get-togethers every Friday evening from 6:00pm – 9:00pm in a location at the Lancaster Mall (you should contact them in advance to find out the location). Our annual model railroad show,held on the first Saturday in November, has been a major event for us for over 20 years. Send us a message at sjsmr2008gmailcom or check our web site for more information (click on the logo).
The Moncton Model Railroad Society meets monthly on the first Tuesday of the month. We also sponsor and set up several operating sessions and slide shows throughout the month. We host a train show in April and will soon be hosting several open houses. Please look at the contacts page if you are interested in attending any of our functions. The society is made up of members from all ages and all walks of life. We pay a yearly membership fee and elect officials annually. Click our logo to visit our web site.
- Fredericton Model Railroad Club
The Fredericton Model Railroad Club meets every third Wednesday in members’ homes (not the third Wednesday of the month). For more information you can email Carroll Cameron – carrollcnbnetnbca or phone him at (506)363-3661. Visit their Club Web Site.
- Restigouche Model Railroaders
The Restigouche Model Railroaders are located in and around Campbellton, N.B. This is an informal group of modelers who are willing to share various aspects of the hobby. Their are no dues, no formal meetings, a few discussions, and a lot of train operations. We meet on an irregular basis at member’s homes. There are three operating layouts in the Campbellton area all controlled by Digitrax DCC system. Visitors are welcome to join in these operating sessions but need the approval of the host modeler. Contact ronaldrrnbnetnbca – Ronald Grandmaison or at (506)753-7862.
- Temiscouta Model Railroad Engineers
The Temiscouta Model Railroad Engineers is a round robin type of group. We meet every Friday night in a different members home. The club is not formally set up: there are no dues, no officers, no minutes, and no hassles! We just enjoy model railroading. Membership in the group is by invitation only. One layout is N scale – the others are “HO”. The contact person is Normand C. Guinard – 9 Dube Street Edmundston, N.B. E3V2G1, or by telephone at (506)735-6084 or norguinbnetnbca for email.
- Codiac Operators Group
The Codiac Operators Group is another round robin group located in the Moncton/Riverview area. The group meets every Tuesday mornings at a different layout for operations. Contact hotrainsrogerscom – Jim McMahon by email for more information.