NMRA Membership



AN INVITATION TO JOIN... To further your enjoyment of the best hobby in the world, why not consider joining the more than 650 Australian and New Zealand members of the National Model Railroad Association. Membership enables you to meet other model railway enthusiasts of all scales and prototypes. NMRA members and their families meet each month at a member's home to marvel at the layout, discuss modelling and socialize. Members may borrow DVDs on modelling topics, participate in workshops and enjoy the conventions which are staged around the country each year.

Membership is available for a modest annual fee and there is no joining fee.

PLEASE CONTACT... The Association is divided into Divisions centred around the major geographic areas. By contacting the Divisional representative in your area, you can find out about local modelling activity and meetings. You are welcome to come along to meetings as a visitor and meet the Association members in your area who will be pleased to tell you how you can join the NMRA. Or you may simply print out and mail the Application Form.

ON JOINING... Our Membership Officer will forward you your membership card and a New Member's CD. The CD contains welcoming letters and information, a video library listing, the latest NMRA standards and recommended practices, photos and video footage of local models and layouts. Copies of Mainline, the quarterly Australasian magazine are available to all members on our web page. The membership card entitles you to discounts at many participating modelling shops.

The Mainline is produced locally and published quarterly. It is a quality magazine choc full of articles, reports and local modelling information. This magazine is available to all members and can be downloaded from our web site. The MainLine

You may also subscribe to NMRA Magazine, the monthly magazine published by the US Head Office of the NMRA.

YOUR COMMITTEE... are all local modellers and our names and phone numbers are always listed on page 2 of the Mainline as well as listed on the Contacts web page. Please feel free to contact any member for information and advice.

FINALLY... We hope you will join us to participate in all the benefits of membership and if you have any questions, please give any of the Committee or Divisional contacts a call where we will be delighted to answer your questions.


E-mail: Our Membership Secretary is Erik Bennett bennettedm@optusnet.com.au

NMRA. C/O 33 Kananook Ave, Bayview, NSW 2104, Australia