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The City of Canterbury Model Railway Society is made up of a small group of modellers with wide interests and skills ranging from Garden Railways to Hornby Dublo to 2mm Finescale.


We have members who enjoy running proprietary models straight out of the box, some who kit build and bash and some who have an interest in scratch building. The British scene, both modern and period predominates but American and Continental railways also have their afficianardos.


The club has a N Gauge and two OO gauge exhibition layouts and we are building a new N gauge layout. Several members also have exhibition layouts and details about these are on our Layouts page.


We meet every Monday evening between 7.00pm and 9.30pm at our clubroom in Nonington, about 5 miles east of Canterbury. Prospective new members are always welcome. Feel free to email us or make contact with any of the members listed on our Contacts page if you want any more information about the Society.




Thanks to everyone who attended our latest Exhibition. We hope you will agree that there was an excellent selection of varied scales and types with good trade support.


Work is already in progress for our 2025 show and details of the Layouts and Traders booked to attend will be published on our Exhibition page later this year.


In the meantime click on the button below to see a video of our 2024 Exhibition produced by 

Dawn Quest who brought her layout Brief Encounter to the show.

The City of Canterbury MRS has been in existence in its present form since 1988. In that year some members of the original Society that formerly met in the old Canterbury West station building until the roof fell in, decided to reform the Society.


Our Society and Members layouts are attending the following Exhibitions :-

Coalhouse will be at Crampton Museum, Broadstairs on 1st and 2nd June 2024

Four Feathers Falls will be at the Sevenoaks show on Sunday 28th July 2024

Exe Halt and Coalhouse will be at the Faversham Model Railway Club show on 14th and 15th September 2024

Manston Airport will be at the Great Electric Train Show on the 11th and 12th October 2024

Dydley Junction and Lemanis Light Railway will be at the Beckenham and West Wickham MRC Exhibition on 19th October 2024.

Conyer Creek Signals will be at Uckfield MRC show on the 19th and 20th October 2024

Lemanis Light Railway will be at The Folkestone MRC Exhibition on 4th and 5th October 2025

Lemanis Light Railway will be at Spalding MRC Exhibition on 1st and 2nd November 2025



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