Victorian Model Railway Society

Victorian Model Railway Society



The VMRS’s previous exhibition layout is based on Korumburra.   This layout is now on permanent display in our clubrooms.  Korumburra is a small town in South Gippsland and the railway served a dairy farming and coal mining area. The track layout at the station was big enough and interesting enough on which to base a …

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In the 1970s, members of the VMRS agreed to construct an exhibition layout on which could be displayed models built by members. The layout was to be of a Victorian Railways prototype. It would need to feature double track and the surrounding area should be of scenic interest. It was decided to base the layout …

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Cavalcade of Trains

In September 1954, to mark the centenary of the Victorian Railways, an exhibition of old and new motive power and rolling stock was held at Spencer Street station. This show was supported by an exhibition of models showing representative trains from a number of periods in the VR’s history. The model exhibition was held in …

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Before World War II, during which a lot of leisure activities such as the model railway hobby were suspended, the VMRS had a layout called “Melton”. It was built to “O scale”, possibly 7mm to the foot and depicted a generic Victorian country station with buildings and scenery. It was one of the first layouts …

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