Since it’s inception in 1946, the longest-running railway modelling magazine in New Zealand has been the NZ Model Railway Journal. The journal details the 150 year history of New Zealand’s railway construction, as well as plans, drawings and historical notes. 

Exact Editions are thrilled to have acquired the issues from the legendary magazine’s genesis, with subscribers being able to peruse the debut volumes from 1946 to the latest quarter. 

The complete NZ Model Railway Journal volumes from 1950–1959.

The NZ Model Railway Journal & the Guild of dedicated readers is described as “a club without walls” and transcends the limits of borders, with the magazine being popular in Australia and the UK, as well in more unexpected places such as Argentina, Japan & Germany. 

The Exact Editions digital platform allows individuals and institutional subscribers an intuitive, user-friendly and visually-stimulating experience. NZ Model Railway Journal can be explored with these helpful features:

  • An advanced search function enabling search of any keywords.
  • A neat stacking interface allowing for ease of browsing years and decades.
  • A clean, high-quality interface faithful to the print edition.
  • New issue notifications alerting readers to the availability of the next issue.

Individuals can purchase an annual subscription of NZ Model Railway Journal by clicking here.