Welcome to the
home of the Associated Railroaders of Kingston also known as the Kingston Model
We are located in beautiful
Kingston, Ontario. Kingston is a city with a rich railway
history. We once hosted both CP and CN stations and are currently one
of the busiest VIA Rail stations in Canada. Kingston was also the
home of the Canadian Locomotive Company(CLC). Our distinctive logo
is based on a CLC diesel builders plate. Club members can choose
to have a name tag with our logo.
formed in early 2015. There are
no dues to belong and everyone is welcome. We have a
number of interests including building and operating modular layouts,
working on and operating home layouts and offering clinics and other
help to new modellers. We currently have 80 members.
We normally meet on the second Tuesday of the Month at 6:00pm for dinner
and a meeting at Denny's Restaurant in the Ramada Inn at Division Street
and the 401 (except where noted) Our focus this season
may be building modules to represent the Hanley Spur....stay tuned.
We will be
hosting some Saturday morning clinics for the winter months.
meeting will be on Tuesday October 9th at Denny's on Division
Street. Feel free to arrive at 5:30.
is our presentation schedule for the next few months.
Meeting at Denny's. Program: Eric Gagnon will give a
presentation on the Hanley Spur. Andrew Taylor will
present on modules using FreeMo. Fred Werthman will speak
about his layout planning.
Meeting at Denny's. Bob Farquhar will present on air
Meeting at Denny's. Michael Pasch and Andy Chisholm will
present on model railway operations and the various techniques
they use to operate their layouts.
Meeting at Denny's. Program TBA.
Our club is
always open to new members. We have adults and youth in the club.
If you would
like to join us, drop us a line, feel free to contact Andy Chisholm at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to join for a dinner meeting
please E-mail the
Dinner Chair - Ron Snipe at email@example.com
so that Ron can give accurate numbers to the restaurant.
Model Train Show
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 560
734 Montreal Street, Kingston
10am to 4pm
$5.00 for adults (13+)
$2.00 for Children 5-12
Wheel Chair Accessible
On Site Food Service
City Transit Accessible
Tables now all sold. For
more information about the show, please contact Paul Hunter firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see the Railfair flyer
or the show
website for more details.
Chairman - Andy
Vice-Chairman - Paul Hunter email@example.com
Secretary-Treasurer - Andrew Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org
Dinner Chair - Ron Snippe email@example.com
Train Shows (Railfair) - Paul Hunter firstname.lastname@example.org
Program - Greg Latiak, email@example.com
Clinics and Workshops -
Membership - Kayleigh Hunter Hunterkayleigh17@gmail.com
Director at Large - Dave Cook firstname.lastname@example.org
Director at Large - Raul Cirne email@example.com
Railroaders of Kingston (ARK) is a club made up of people who are
interested in model railroading. The club does not have a club layout,
thus allowing us to keep the club an informal association, free of
internal politics, major capital investment and the complications
inherent in hard rules or membership obligations. ARK makes up for this
by giving you the opportunity to meet people who have, or are building,
layouts, on which you can operate, work, contribute your skills or
develop your knowledge. ARK meets the second Tuesday of each month,
September to June (and sometimes in the summer) to pursue our interest
in model trains. Each meeting, organized around a dinner, presents an
opportunity to: meet others with similar interests; be entertained with
a Program presented by speakers on different topics of interest to model
What to do
with an old layout / model railway items
frequently contacted by people trying to find a home for an old layout
or model railway items. We have been able to find good homes for
many items given to us, including helping out some young people with
limited means get into the hobby. If you would like to sell items
yourself, you could rent a table at our annual train show, or if you
would like to sell items immediately, a local dealer, Kingston
Locomotive Works, does purchase items.
f you are
interested in having us find a good home for your items by giving them
to the club, please get in touch with Andy Chisholm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in selling to someone immediately, please get in
touch with Dave at email@example.com,
if you are interested in selling items yourself at our November show,
please get in touch with Paul Hunter at firstname.lastname@example.org