The North London Society of Model
Engineers (NLSME) was originally founded in 1944, the aim through which the
Society was originally founded still remains today, and that is to promote and
encourage model engineering and its related pastimes.
We regret that at the present time
the NLSME website is unable to provide access to our monthly newsletters in
glorious colour. (Unlike our actuall newsletter that is sent out to all members
in black & white.)
Within our society we have different sections, which include:-
Please click here for a map of our
Colney Heath Site.
Follow Church Lane to the end (Park
Corner) and continue along the dirt track to the right of the Waterboard
Pumping Station. AL4 0NJ
The site will open on Sunday
4th May 2014 and we will be offering train rides to
our visitors on the newly extended raised track miniature railway. The Ground Level Railway will not be
re-opening to its full extent until the engineering works on that line have also
been completed. We can make no guarantee that trains will be running on any
particular Sunday, this being entirely dependent on the prevailing weather and
the availability of locomotives and drivers.
us to continue offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy a ride behind a
miniature steam or diesel locomotive around our railways, we would ask all
visitors to donate a minimum of £1.00 per seat per ride.
will help us to cover the ever increasing cost of coal and other fuels used and
to assist with the rising cost of materials being used in our various
infrastructure projects, aimed at improving the site for members and
visitors. We will also be offering
the option of purchasing from the Refreshments hatchway, a £10.00 Season Ticket
valid for twelve rides.
the site is open, toilet facilities and, normally, refreshments will be
available. Please note that this is a private site and we do not allow
private parties on the site, except by prior arrangement.
is NO public parking on-site and only limited parking is available along the
final approach lane. Parking is
recommended before the river bridge in
Church Lane, and under absolutely no
circumstances any parking in front of the houses at Park Corner or in front of
the Water Board gates. These must
be kept clear at all times for emergency vehicle
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