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YRM White Oil Dealer A group of HO model railroaders formed the York Railway Modellers club in the spring of 1992 to build and operate a combined Mainline and Wayfreight layout. With emphasis on the prototype practices and operation of the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway in Southern Ontario during the Golden Age of Steam.
YRM Woodstock Juckyard As a guideline we follow the standards of the National Model Railroad Association, and the prototype practices of the Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway as they were in Southern Ontario between the years of 1953 and 1957.
The layout (still under construction) is over 1600 square feet in area and has around 11 (HO) scale miles of mainline track with 2 major yards and 8 wayfreight towns. In each yard there are 3 industrial areas plus a roundhouse, turntable and engine facilities. There is 1 online industry which is serviced by both railways.
YRM Thames Bridges The mainline is set up to run end to end from CPR Lambton Yard (West Toronto) to CNR London Yard (London) on a single track with passing sidings in each town. The towns are serviced by only one rail carrier each (either CNR or CPR) and are divided evenly as well as alternately so that no particular railway is favoured and wayfreight traffic would flow from one side of the layout to the other.
YRM Have a seat YRM is a knowledgeable group of modelers who have constructed and operate a prototypical club layout. The layout covers an area 40 feet by 40 feet and represents Southern Ontario in the mid 1950ís. Members build freight cars and scenery and operate the layout. You can visit us on a run night which is usually the second Friday of each month. Call Andy Orr to confirm. If you enjoy the club you can become a probationary member for six months with dues at $60 per month. If you then wish to join, the initiation fee is $150 and dues remain at $60 per month. Regular members have access to the layout and club facilities and can vote at meetings. New members indicate their interests and then work informally with more experienced members to develop their skills, operate the layout, and enjoy the camaraderie of the club. Members can participate in club activities (conventions, shows, field trips) based on their desired time and interest.

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