Hornsby Model Engineers

Co-operative Ltd

Sydney NSW Australia

ABN 53 451465 092

Train Rides!

Galston Valley Railway will once again welcome public visitors, on the 9th April 2023.

Entry will be by pre-purchased Entry tickets only,
with rides available onsite for $3.50 per person per Ride
or $15 per person for an All day Ride Pass

For detailed conditions, and to book entry tickets, please see our booking page.

Galston Valley Railay Merchandise is available from our Merch Store.

Members' Calendar

Forthcoming Events

This is a summary of HME events of interest to our members. For details of events at other clubs, please see the notices and flyers about other clubs' events on our Members' News page.

Diesel Day - 16th July 2022. Our annual rally for Diesel outline locomotives (including petrol and electric locos - no steamers!). Interclub visitors are most welcome (sorry - no public admission). Gates open at 9:30; morning and afternoon tea provided; lunch will be available onsite at $2.50 per sausage sandwich.

Galston 500 - 29th October 2022. The Galston 500 is our annual fund raiser for MS Australia, in which our trains attempt to cover 500 km during the day.

Club meetings are generally held on alternate months, on Playdays at 3:00 pm. Please check with the secretary for dates. Visitors are welcome to attend - please make yourself known to the Chairman beforehand.


Monthly Playdays allow club members and their invited guests to enjoy our facilities (sorry - no public admission). Visitors from other AALS affiliated model engineering clubs will be welcome (check our track info). One or more boiler inspectors can be available for consultation (except in December), by prior appointment only, please.

Playday dates for the remainder of 2022 are:

  • June 25th 2022 (Club meeting 3 pm)
  • July 23rd 2022
  • August 27th 2022
  • September 24th 2022
  • October 22nd 2022
  • November 26th 2022
  • December 17th (Club Xmas event) 2022