Grey Central Model Railway Club

Our layout


What we do

Grey Central Model Railway Club is a Club consisting of a small group of regional Model Railroaders who meet periodically to construct and operate a layout and share modelling skills. The Club started in year 2000.

We have a layout in the basement of Participation Lodge, five minutes east of Holland Centre, Ontario. It is an HO Scale layout in an L-shaped room about 30 ft. x 30 ft. The layout is essentially finished with scenery. There is a double track main-line in a folded dog-bone configuration. There is a large main yard complete with a nine stall roundhouse. There is also an operating gravel pit with silos. Hidden behind some backdrops there is a small yard for staging. There is also a small town, with a stream and lake. The layout originally ran on DC power, however in 2012, the layout was switched to NCE wireless DCC system.

New members are welcome.

Where we are

The layout is located in the basement of Participation Lodge, five minutes east of Holland Centre, ON at 684136 Side road No. 30.

When we meet

Spring & Summer

During Daylight Saving Time: Tuesday evenings, 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Fall & Winter

During Standard Time: Sunday afternoons, 1:00 to 3:00 PM


For visits please contact one of the members for a suitable time prior to visit.

Who we are


President: Paul Korhonen of Meaford, 519-538-5904,

Treasurer: Paul D'Arcey of Markdale, 519-986-2150,

Layout Director: Al Ireton of Holland Centre, 519-794-3692

Our Annual Open House & Show

The Club operates an Annual Open House and Show on the third Saturday of every September, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The layout is open, and various vendors offer new and used model railroad equipment for sale.

If you would like to set up a booth and need a table, please see show details for contact information.


Upcoming Shows

We regret that there will be no 2020 Open House and Show due to ongoing concerns and restrictions due to COVID-19.

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