The Pontypool and Blaenavon Moden Railway Club

Pontypool Model Railway Club in Monmouthshire South Wales.

The Pontypool and Blaenavon Moden Railway Club is open to members of the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Company or Society.

Members meet every Friday evening between 7pm and 9pm and Tuesdays between 11am and 3pm at the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway, Furnace Sidings Station, Garn yr Erw, Blaenavon.

They also run a shop, well stocked with model railways, railway books both new and used together with toys for children.

Staffed by friendly volunteers, you can browse through the latest offerings from Hornby and Bachman amongst others.

The shop is normally open between 10.30am and 17:00pm (16:00 on Saturdays) but please do call before visiting.

The Fireman`s Shovel Refreshment Room offers light snacks, confectionery and a variety of hot and cold drinks.  There is also a children`s corner with colouring books, picture books and a wooden train set, amongst others toys.

The line takes in Whistle Inn Halt, the northern limit of the line, Blaenavon (High Level), Furnace Sidings, which is the headquarters of the railway where you can see workshops and sidings, Big Pit Halt, a short walk from the National Mining Museum where you can go underground, and lastly at the southern end of the line, Coed Avon.

For more information on this Pontypool model railway club, please visit their website at Pontypool and Blaenavon Model Railway Club.