Welcome to Nelson Society of Modellers

Clubrooms and railway open Sundays 1-4pm (weather and volunteers permitting), located on Hounsell Circle, Tahunanui (behind Natureland).

Tickets are $2 per ride, cash only, no EFTPOS. Please wear enclosed footwear.

To check if we are open or for more information please see our Facebook page.

Who we are

We are a modelling club focused on model engineering, model boats, small scale railway layouts and our large scale live steam railway. The live steam railway features both raised and ground level tracks, and we have several layouts along with many other items on display in our clubrooms.

New members are always welcome.

For more information please see the other pages of this website, or click through to our Facebook page.

You can also see videos from around the club on our YouTube account.


Night Run, 17th February 2024

We will be holding a NIGHT RUN on 17th February, with trains running 6.30-9pm. Tickets $2 each, please have enclosed footwear.

February 4th, 2024

Twilight Run, Matariki Public Holiday, July 14th 2023

Twilight Run, Matariki Public Holiday, July 14th 2023 We are excited to announce a TWILIGHT RUN on the Matariki public holiday Friday 14th July, we plan to open at 4.30pm. Tickets are $2 for everybody please wear enclosed shoes!

June 25th, 2023

Small Engine’s Day 2023

This King’s Birthday weekend (3rd and 4th of June) we will be hosting a get together and fun run. Visiting engineers, and members of MEANZ affiliated clubs welcome, remember your boiler tickets! All locomotives ranging from 2.5” to 5” gauge are welcome, but only small 7.25″ locomotives will run comfortably on the raised track. The […]

May 9th, 2023

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