Information for Members

Benefits of Membership

FREE Boiler testing.
FREE Award Winning Quarterly Magazine - The Oily Rag!
Included in this informative and entertaining publication are articles by members and guest contributors, information on contacting our committee, information on contacting a boiler inspector and sales/ wants pages.
Twice monthly meetings which include: see Events
Talks given by guest speakers or other members.
Member evenings - an opportunity to get advice. *
Summer visits to guest venues and club outings.
When complete, the Club's West Buckland site will offer members:-
A Club House.
Use of a 7¼"/5" gauge ground level railway.
Use of a 3½"/5" gauge raised railway.
Plenty of scope and space to run model traction engines.
A pond to test and sail model boats
An opportunity to get closer to nature.
Relaxation and enjoyment of this semi-rural location.
The Club's Vivary Park site offers members:-
Use of the club''s 3½"/5" gauge raised railway at Vivary Park.
Volunteer working parties.
Join the twice weekly working parties to help build and establish our permanent home at West Buckland.
Help maintain the railway at Vivary. Occasional Working Parties at Vivary Park are by advice from Phil Mortimer - if you would like to become involved please contact him - See inside front cover of your Oily Rag! Magazine.
Members Handbook:
Handed to new members, this details all club activities including reference material for public safety considerations and preparing for boiler inspections.
Joint membership
Reduced annual subscription for spouse and other family members.
Annual club auction.
Annual loco efficiency competition See link.

* Attending meetings is an excellent opportunity to make new friends and get help from other members. If you have a problem with your latest project, there is always someone more than willing to help with advice and guidance.