The Tech Model Railroad Club founded during the 1946-1947 school year is one of the oldest clubs at MIT. 

TMRC caters to model railroaders, rail fans, and hackers alike. Our activities involve all aspects of model railroading, including the application of computer technology and timetable passenger and card-order freight operation.


Number of Members:
8 members in 2020-2021

Team Leader:
John Taylor-Novak

Year Began:


Current Projects:
TMRC is designing and rough-framing a new multi-level layout optimized for "walk-around control" in which operators follow their trains around with portable controllers and control from a central tower.

Team Goals:
TMRC aims to increase the awareness and promote the hobby of model railroading among MIT students and members of the MIT community.

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