O'Connell Street

Gauge: 1:76.2 | OO Gauge | 4mm to 1ft.

Prototype: O'Connell Street circa 1949.


Size: 12m x 0.9m (41ft x 3ft )

Track: Peco code 100

Constructed by the MRSI members:

Jim Bayle, Matt Mulhall, Dave Mirolo, Denis O'Neill, Tony Mirolo, Sean Lyons, Noel Dodd, Christie Murray, Brian McCann, Derek Fagan, Steven Burrowes, Edward Fahey, John Murphy, M. Delaney and many others.

Layout Manager: Michael Delaney.

The Layout:

A detailed accurate model of Dublins O'Connell Street as it was in July 1949, the year DHT. Co/CIE trams stopped running.

Built using Ordinance survey maps and old photographs.

Extended from 33' to 41' long (in preparation for exhibiting at the N.R.C. Wareley in November 2015) that now includes the areas around Dublin's Parnell Square and the Rotunda Hospital.

The layout has previously been exhibited at:

The RDS Dublin


Clontarf and St Paul's.

Warley Model Railway Show, NEC, Birmingham.

Model Rail Scotland, SECC Glasgow.

York, UK