Canvey Railway and Model Engineering Club. (CRAMEC)

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CRAMEC - Model Engineering - Interesting Projects


Below are some of the projects that we have photographs for; Click on the link for more information on a particular project.


Baby Deltic

This unusual 7 1/4 inch gauge Baby Deltic locomotive was made as the modeller could not fit a full size model in his car. 


New Signalling panel

Our old system works fine but is ugly, over protective and causes delays. The new Signalling system is based on the 1980's NX style of operation.


Evening Star

3 1/2 inch gauge Evening Star


New points & junction

New points and junction on our 7 1/4 track


Metropolitan tank locomotive

A full article from concept to the working model


New bridge over dyke

Three photographs of the construction of our 7 1/4 bridge


LNER Class J68 Tank Locomotive

This O gauge Locomotive has been built from a brass and nickel silver kit



Bus for London competition

This bus was entered into the Boris Johnson; Mayor of London New Route Master bus competition.

A full article explaining the designers concept's


Replacement fence

During Covid19 our site was vandalised repeatedly.  


Manx Tram

This model of the Manx Tram was made within 2 months with the aide of modern engineering tools.


Thames Estuary Airport

An alternative to the proposed Thames Estuary Airport that was to be constructed on the Kent coast south of Canvey Island.




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