The Portage Model Railroad Club was formed on September 8th, 2009, to bring together people that share an interest in model railroading. The club continues to promote interest in the hobby by increasing the knowledge of its members through construction and operation of all types of scale model railroading. removing and cleaning up old building materials,
installing new drywall, flooring, and other interior details such as wainscoting, window coverings, picture rails, and various trim items,
landscaping and grass-cutting.
The club is currently using the main level of the Portage la Prairie Canadian Pacific Railway Station as its meeting and model railroad layout location. The club holds its monthly business meetings on the first Monday of the month from September to June. Other meetings, layout run sessions, and work sessions may be scheduled by the chairperson on other Mondays or Saturdays (depending on the occasion).
Anyone is welcome to become a member of the Portage Model Railroad Club by completing a Membership Form, and paying an annual membership fee (several membership options available, including a family option). A portion of the club fee includes a membership with Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc.
Many model railroad club members have also played a very large and active part in the station's restoration process and on-going maintenance, volunteering hundreds of hours of labour to perform such tasks as:
If you are interested in becoming a member, or would like more information about the club, we can be contacted through firstname.lastname@example.org, or visiting us on Facebook.
Attention all PMRC members: Due to blowing & drifting snow causing unfavourable driving conditions, the regular monthly business meeting of the club that was scheduled for Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6pm has been postponed until further notice.