• Model Railway Exhibition

    Calder Northern Group – NMRA


    ( 10 am to 5pm )

    Adults £7, Children £3 (under 5 free)
    (All children under 16 must be accompanied by an Adult)
  • At least 12 layouts and 8 trade stands
    Cafe in the Signal Box
    Watch the mainline trains from the Signal Box rooftop viewing platform
    Free Miature Railway Rides



    Vernon Way, Crewe, CW1 2DB

    (behind Tesco Store)

  • 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


    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

  • 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.

  • Devil’s Creek acquires new stock

    A collection of model railroad items from the late Captain Bill Walker of Sully, and his late son, has been left to the Barry and Penarth Model Railway Club.  Steve Scott, who is also a member of this club, has acquired the following which will be used to supplement the rolling stock of Devil’s Creek: 5 […]

  • Calder Northern at Manchester Runway Show

    Both the Crewe Heritage Centre and Calder Northern took a stand at the transport festival at Manchester Runway Centre on the 11th and 12th July. The event was busy on both days and both stands had a lot of interest. Here are some pictures from the event: