Jarrow Model Railway Club
Open Day 2021

We have decided to hold an open day on Saturday 9th October featuring a small number of layouts. The event will be held in the Hall of the Primrose CA.

We are now beginning to plan our normal Exhibiton for 2022 to be held on Saturdy 19th March and Suday 20th March.

Keep in touch with the website for updates on these events.

Welcome to the web site
Jarrow Model Railway Club
Site updated on  18/09/21
Open day 9th October 2021
Details are now available please check out  our Exhibition 2021 page
Who are we ?

We are a very friendly goup of people who share a common interest in model railways. We have members with a wide age range from teenagers to retirees and we come from a variety of backgrounds, Modelling interests cover nearly all aspects of the hobby and most gauges from O down. Whatevever your particular interests or level of experience you are certain to meet kindred spirits who can offer advice and support.

What do we do ?

typical club night is attended by between 15 and 25 members. People bring along projects to work upon and often to discuss progress and seek advice and help. A test is usually set for members to display their lates aquisitions. Other members come along simply to enjoy a social evening and take advantage of the coffee bar or the licenced bar

We organise an annual exhibiion in March each year which is typically attended by between 700 and 1,000 members of the public.

Several of our members build exhibition standard layouts which are exhibited at various exhibitions.

Ocassionally we have workshop sessions when a particular topic (e.g. loco weathering) is demonstrated.

Where and when do we meet ?

We meet at the Primrose Community Association, Lambton Terrace, Jarrow where we have own meeting room for club nights. Full details and a location map can be found on the "Contacts page"

Our club night is Wednesday between 7.00 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. Often, if the room is free, members can also meet on other nights.

Why not join us ?
Please come along to meet us on any club night.

Membership is open to all irrespective
of sex, ethnic origin, or age group. For juniors we require them to be accompanied by a responsible adult..

Our membership fee is a modest £5 pe annum and we charge £2 when you attend a club night.

If you are  interested or would like to discuss membership further please contact our secretary Eric Fletcher at

Corona virus

Our Wednesday club nights are now open and we ar opening the Tuesday club nights on the 8th June