Welcome to the portal (gateway) to N scale happenings in Australia.

Here you will find various prototypes modelling directory, modeller websites, modular systems, some award-winning layouts and other layouts of note, club/group websites, information about the National N Scale Conventions, links to publications, links to resource websites, links to manufacturer websites and links to facebooks, forums, etc.

This site is operate by NSMA on behalf of N scale modellers in Australia.

I hope this website will benefit your N scale modelling endeavours.
              Graham Cocks (NSMA Secretary)

As houses are getting 'smaller', N scale is getting 'bigger' ! (G Cocks)


Issue 34 of NSM

posted 25 Nov 2018, 16:31 by Graham Cocks

Issue 34 of N Scale Modeller is now available for view/download - just click NSM.

Blogs Links

posted 20 May 2018, 22:14 by Graham Cocks

Some more links have been included in the Blogs page.


posted 6 May 2018, 16:30 by Graham Cocks   [ updated 7 May 2018, 05:42 ]

Podcasts has been added to the menu.  Includes a new link - What's New and Neat in N Scale.

Advise the hostmaster if you wish to include links in Facebooks, Blogs, Layouts, etc.

New Broadway Limited N scale BHP Iron Ore AC6000

posted 16 Feb 2016, 16:59 by NSMA Webmaster

Some exciting news that arrived just after the release of the latest N Scale Modeller. Broadway Limited has just announced their new N Scale GE AC6000 Locomotives with Paragon 3 Sound. Included in this release are 4 numbers of the BHP Iron Ore, two in blue/white and two in orange "bubbles" livery. More details in the Broadway Limited 2016 announcements. HO model shown for illustrative purposes.

Issue 19 of NSM

posted 22 Jun 2014, 17:56 by Graham Cocks   [ updated 22 Jun 2014, 18:09 ]

Issue 19 of N Scale Modeller is now available for download - just click NSM.

It includes a brief history of the first 10 years of T-TRAK in Australia.
Also, a promotion of the R-T-R AD60 Garratt Kickstarter project.

Passing of Jim FitzGerald, NTRAK promoter for 40 years

posted 30 Oct 2013, 01:36 by Graham Cocks

The N scale world learnt with sadness early this week that Jim FitzGerald had passed away. Jim was the President and Editor of NTRAK for 40 years. The promotion of the NTRAK modular system gave N scale a great boost in the model railway world.  An article on Jim and the influence of NTRAK on N scale modelling in Australia will be included in the next issue of NSM.

Gopher Models 48/830 class breaks cover

posted 19 Aug 2010, 18:50 by David Bromage

A sneak peek of pre-prouction samples of the Gopher Models Alco DL-531 (48/830 class).
More details in issue 5 of N Scale Modeller.

Ready to run NR class released

posted 27 Jun 2010, 20:18 by David Bromage   [ updated 3 Jul 2010, 21:12 by Graham Cocks ]

Robyn Taylor has released a RTR NR class in N scale. Details in issue 4 of N Scale Modeller.

12th National N Scale Convention, Sydney, May 2011

posted 28 Mar 2010, 23:00 by David Bromage

The 12th National N Scale Convention will be held in Sydney on 12-15 May 2011.
Details are available on the convention web site.

Sydney Central clean sweeps Canberra awards

posted 27 Mar 2010, 01:59 by David Bromage   [ updated 27 Mar 2010, 02:07 ]

Ross Balderson's Sydney Central made a clean sweep of the awards at the Canberra Model Rail Expo 2010.

The awards were:
  • Best Exhibition Layout (judged)
  • Most Popular Layout (by public vote)
  • Best Scenery Layout (judged)
Ross is pictured here in front of the layout with the awards.

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