• The Calder Northern Group is part of the Calder Northern Division of the National Model Railroad Association British Region. The group’s clubroom is based in the end room downstairs in the North Junction Signal Box at the Crewe Heritage Centre, where regular meetings are held once a month throughout the year. The clubroom is normally open to visitors every weekend during the Heritage Centre’s main season from April to the end of September.


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Main Layouts

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    North Western Mills

    An HO DCC layout

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  • Devil’s Creek

    An HO DC Layout


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  • Glenbogle Diesel Locomotive Facility

    An HO DCC Module


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  • Baltic Street Yard

    A N DC/DCC Layout


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  • Meeting Dates 2017

    Saturday January 14th 2017
    Sunday February 12th 2017
    Saturday March 18th 2017
    Saturday April 1st (NMRA CN Train Show) 2017
    Saturday May 13th 2017
    Sunday June 11th 2017
    Saturday July 15th 2017
    Sunday August 13th 2017
    Saturday September 16th 2017
    Sunday October 8th 2017
    Saturday November 11th 2017
    Sunday December 10th 2017
  • Membership Fees

    NMRA Members £4Meeting
    Guests £5meeting

Latest News

  • Latest News – 12th May 2017

    Latest News: It is with regret we have to announce the death of Martin Boyask, editor of Roundhouse magazine. Martin had edited the magazine for the past 34 years and he will be a hard person to follow in this task. The future production of Roundhouse will obviously be a subject that the BoD will […]

  • Spring Meeting April 2017

    Calder Northern held a very successful Spring Meeting at the Crewe Heritage Centre on April 1st 2017. Here are some pictures showing the event:

  • Work on Devil’s Creek

    A return loop for one end of the Devil’s Creek HO layout is currently being constructed. This will allow the layout to be run with fewer operators.

  • Calder Northern at Manchester TAS 2016

    Once again Calder Northern and the Crewe Heritage Centre each took a table at the Manchester TAS 2016 show. The attendance was down on the Saturday due to the weather. We did mange to sell over £80’s worth of the non-railway items on the Saturday from the Michael Coates stock.

  • Michael Coates Stock

    Calder Northern has taken delivery of the stock of the late Michael Coates for disposal. This will be offered to Club members first at a Club Meeting and then sold at various meetings/fairs. The pictures in the gallery show some of the stock. There are many coaches of various qualities and roads which could not […]

  • December Raffle 2015

    A group of members anxiously awaiting the start of the raffle. Unusually Bob did not pick the first ticket. A total of over £200 was raised for the club.