dennisThe Colorado & Great Western Modular Railroad Club is one of the largest HO scale modular railroad clubs in the Rocky Mountain region.  The club based in Westminster, Colorado started as an idea in 1997 by four HO scale model railroaders living in the Denver area, all were members of the Colorado Rail Link club at the time. The four were frustrated with the state of modular railroading locally. They felt that visual experience of modular railroading was missing continuity and a high-level of detail. They decided to start their own club and began planning the construction of modules that could be interconnected to form a large operating layout showcasing the visual continuity of modular displays with the operation they desired.

The newly formed club started construction in the spring of 1998 in one of the four member’s garage building four corner modules as common club property to accommodate the various modules planned by the club as it grew. The four members next built their own individual modules adhering to the tenant of visual continuity for the club’s first show the Great American Train Show in early 1999. The layout began to grow quickly with other members and showcase modules like the canyon, farm and city modules. Over the years we have continued to add modules and members. Today we have grown to 25 members and can display our layout in various size configurations to meet space at various train shows, our smallest configuration is 20'x24' and our largest 48'x 50'.  The layout features two mainlines which give us the ability to run multiple trains at the same time along with trains switching along several modules. In a typical year the club will attend five to six model train events in the Rocky Mountain Region. 

To learn more about the club or if you are interested in us attending your train show please e-mail us  info@cgwrr.org

Our Website Is Offline for Maintenance, our new rebranded website launches on September 30, 2021
A well-maintained website attracts more visits, won't look out-dated, and will helps us engage better with our visitors.  While we regularly update our website on our club activities periodically we like to take portions of the website offline to update and improve the overall appearance and function of the websites to get more traffic, boost visits, and strengthen the club's brand identity.

During this you may find portions of the website unavailabe or offline. We'll are doing the following website maintenance:
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