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1 week ago

During the summer months, we reserve the 3rd Tuesday of the month as a club running day. This means that our members are aware (without checking) that usually more members will be at the track. (We ... See more

1 week ago

We are steaming at North Road Station Museum (Head of Steam) this coming Sunday in conjunction with their Vintage Car Show. We will be on the field so we will be running both electric and steam ... See more

2 weeks ago

We are steaming on Sunday at The grange community centre at Hurworth. We will be using both electric and steam trains and supporting the Classic Car Show at the same venue 10 until 4

2 months ago

Our club is 50 years old this year and we are planning some sort of event to mark this occasion. We have not decided what that should be but thoughts are around a combined open day for members from ... See more

2 months ago

This year is our 50th Anniversary of the club.
I can't give you any detailed information regarding the origins of the club but it seems that a very few like minded individuals got together and formed ... See more

3 months ago

This year's events for our electric and steam trains

6 months ago

We are steaming on Sunday 2nd December on our home track at "The Grange Community Centre" at Hurworth from about 10am until 12.30. Hopefully we should be running the new electric train .

6 months ago
Photos from SDSME - South Durham Society of Model Engineers's post

Any regular supporters of our club, may be wondering what has happened to our new model electric train based on the Hitachi Azuma which is due on the north east tracks next month. So here is the ... See more

6 months ago

The Comsol solder appears to have been successful. The boiler has now had its first pressure test at 2 times working pressure and has passed this test. The cladding, new insulation and fittings have ... See more

6 months ago

The boiler manufacturer who made the boiler for "Lady Margaret" has declined to attempt a repair for the same reasons that we had anticipated i.e. it could cause leaks on the rest of the tubes and ... See more

6 months ago

As well as our monthly meeting last night, we also had a guest speaker. We regularly have guest speakers at this time of year and the subject of the talks is quite varied and often has no implication ... See more

6 months ago

We had one of our regular monthly meetings last night. On the whole,the club has been running well and our bank balance is quite healthy. The only problem that we have at the moment is a hydraulic ... See more

7 months ago

We are running an electric engine at North Road Station Museum (Head of Steam) this Sunday 28th October at their Halloween event.

7 months ago

When you were a kid, did you ever want to drive a steam engine when you grew up?
Time and technology probably passed you by and your dream was never realised.
For most people, the dream will just be ... See more

7 months ago

We are steaming this Sunday from about 10 until 12.30

7 months ago

We are steaming on Sunday at our home ground, "The Grange Community Centre" at Hurworth.