The club is currently using the main level of the Portage CP 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 paying an annual membership fee, part of which includes a membership with Portage la Prairie Heritage Inc. 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.
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.
The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club will be presenting an Open House and Train Show at the Charleswood Legion (6003 Roblin Boulevard, Winnipeg) on: Saturday, April 7th, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 8th, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
There will be demonstrations, operating layouts, photo displays, model displays, and more.
Admission is by donation, with proceeds going to support St.Amant (a not-for-profit organization that offers programs and services to support Manitobans with developmental disabilities or autism).
The next regular monthly business meeting of the club will be: Date: April 9th, 2018
Location: Portage CP Station
All available members are requested to attend this meeting to vote on the proposed changes to the club's constitution.