The Japan Rail Modelers (JRM) of Washington DC is an informal group of train modelers in the greater Washington DC Metro area that focuses on modeling Japanese rail systems. Our goal is to support and encourage modeling of Japanese rail systems and provide public education about the extensive Japanese railroads. We have produced a 72 square foot portable, Japanese themed N Scale layout that can be displayed at model railroading shows and cultural events.

JRM News

JRM Summer/Fall Club Meeting September 22
JRM will be holding our Summer/Fall 2019 meeting on Sunday September 22, 2019, 12p-5p in Arlington VA. We will have a potluck lunch followed by a club business meeting and then play trains. Everyone is welcome to join us for the event. Please contact us if you are interested in coming to the event.

JRM Working on 33mm TTRAK Modules
JRM members are working on making new 33mm TTRAK modules for show layouts. Contact us if you are interested in joining in!

Want to keep up with what's going on with JRM? We now have an email update for those interested in getting notices of when our next shows, meetings, and get togethers are.
What's New on the Site
 
Kato ED75-100 Review
Max Carey gives it a review

Niigata Kotsu
A beautifully detailed micro layout by Martin

East Penn Traction Club N Scale Group Basement Layout
A fun temporary layout for club members to use

Kanjiyama - An N gauge Japanese Terminus Layout
by Nick Harling created a wonderful Japanese terminus layout from 2 display modules.

Printing Yourself A Japanese Z Gauge Layout
Ian Lawrence has done some fabulous Japanese Z scale modeling featuring a lot of printed and scratch built structures and details.

A Japanese Layout Using Bandai Shorty Trains
Nick Yee gives and excellent look at Bandai B-Train Shorty trians and his micro layout he created for them in this two part article. [Part 1 - B-Train Shortys] [Part 2 - Shorty Layout]

A Movable Feast - My Temporary Layout
Barrie Lovell has created a wonderful temporary layout system with small scenery plates to allow rapid setups of different layouts at his whims!

Confessions of a Mediocre Model Railroader
Ulrich Abramowski shows how he has created a mini-module layout that fits the bill for his limited space, budget, and tools.

N-Trak Modules of Japan
NVN-TRAK member Cotton Bowen's Japanese themed N-TRAK modules.

Curt LeVan's New Home Layout -
Part 3

JRM member Curt LeVan is embarking on a new home Japanese layout!


 

 

 

 
   


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