NSMEE Calendar for 2019

The Miniature Railway at Ruddington operates every Sunday & Bank Holiday from Easter until October. Along with this, we hold an annual calendar of Special Events that are also open to the visiting public. These are listed under the image below:

Sunday 7th April Club Members first run of the season
Sunday 21st & Monday 22nd April Easter - Start of Public Running
Sunday 28th April Road Transport Event (GCRN)
Sunday 5th & Monday 6th May Bank Holiday Running
Sunday 26th & Monday 27th May Bank Holiday Running
Saturday 8th June Standard Gauge Loco Day
Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June Traction Engine Weekend
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June Model Rail Event (GCRN)
Sunday 14th July Nottingham Area Bus Society Gathering (GCRN)
Sunday 11th August Stewart Classic Vehicle Gathering (GCRN)
Sunday 25th & Monday 26th August Bank Holiday Running
Saturday 7th September Friends of NSMEE Visitor Day - All Welcome
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September Diesel Event (GCRN)
Sunday 6th October Road Transport Event (GCRN)
Sunday ??th October End of Season Running
Saturday 2nd NovemberFirework Spectacular (GCRN)
Saturday 30th November Santa Specials (GCRN)
Sunday 1st December Santa Specials (GCRN)
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December Santa Specials (GCRN)
Saturday 14th Winter Steamup - NSMEE & Visitors - All Welcome
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December Santa Specials (GCRN)
Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd December Santa Specials (GCRN)
Tuesday 24th December Santa Specials (GCRN)
Friday 27th - Sunday 29th December New Years Day Steamup - All Welcome


The Nottingham Society of Model and Experimental Engineers Ltd was founded in 1929 and is one of the longest established societies in the UK. Monthly members meetings provide varied programme of interesting talks. Alongside a full diary of public running days


With a membership now in excess of 280, whose interests span the many branches of model engineering. The society now has its permanent home within the GCR(N) Ruddington Fields Site and actively participates in the work of the centre alongside our full size GCR(N) colleagues.


Our miniature railway track caters for all popular gauges, including Gauge 1, 3½ inch, 5 inch gauge raised tracks and 7¼ inch gauge ground level track each complete with tunnels, extensive landscaping, full signalling and easy unloading and loading of engines.

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     Great Central Railway  (Nottingham), Mere Way,  Ruddington, Notts,
     NG11 6JS.