Nelson Society of Modellers


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All content is either models belonging to Nelson Society of Modellers members, or taken at our club. Click to enlarge pictures.

live steam britannia 70039

5″ Gauge Britannia 70039 “Sir Christopher Wren”

Southern Pacific #3001, Atlantic class 4-4-2, in the yard after a days work.

NZR, Wab, live steam, model engineering,

Nelson loco, Wab795, and Christchurch Visitor, Wab800, Both 5″ gauge models.

Twin cylinder oscillating engine.

Free lance Pebble Creek Logging loco #44. Built by one of our club members.

88′ Drifts leisurely down grade while some modern ‘hustle and bustle’ passes on the adjacent line.

‘Model Engineer” type beam engine. Beautifully built by one of our club members.

burrell traction engine model engineering live steam nelson

3″ Scale Burrell traction engine.



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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