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Founded in 1977, Cupar & District Model Railway Club is a small but very friendly club with members from a varied background and ages, but with a common interest in Railways and model making. We organise the annual Cupar Model Rail that is normally held in the Corn Exchange every July, and a one day Christmas Show in December.

We have a number award winning exhibition layouts in OO, HO, ON30 and O scale operating in DC and DCC. A new OO DC Layout New "Williamson River" in HO scale and "Parsons Creek" in N Scale are currently under construction by members. We also attend many local shows, including those in Glenrothes, Perth, St Andrews, Dundee, check out our Exhibition Diary for this years plans.


The club recently featured on BBC Scotland's "My Kind of Town" hosted by Ian Hamilton.

If you would like to know more about our club, why not come along to our club room and have a chat with us. We meet Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights 6.30pm - 9.30pm.

Membership is open to anyone over 14, with an interest in railways. 

You can get involved as much or as little as you like, our members have a variety of skill sets and are always happy to give help and advice. We are members of AMRSS Ltd the organisers of Model Rail Scotland.


We currently offer three types of membership:

  • Adult

  • Junior 14-17*

  • Country (open to those living 35 miles + from club rooms)

We have our own permanent club room, in the very heart of Cupar. ​Our club room is located on the first floor of the theatre block of the Castlehill Community Centre on Castlehill. The building is directly in front of you as you go through the gates. Access to the building is via a door at the rear. We are located on the first floor. 

Unfortunately we are currently unable to accommodate those that are unable to climb the stairs.

*Junior members under 16 must always be under the supervision of a parent or guardian. Children less than 14 years of age may, at the club's discretion, accompany a parent or guardian who is a member of the club.

Membership Fees (per year)

  • Adult - £ 65

  • Junior - £ 35

  • Country - £ 25

Membership fees are reviewed each year at our AGM and voted on by all eligible members attending.

A copy of our Constitution & Members rules can be found on the PDF.

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