Welcome to the Web Pages of the

Canterbury Society of Model Engineers


The Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental Engineers Inc (CSMEE) is for all people in the Canterbury region who are interested in the design, construction and operation of models and machines.  We are based at Halswell Domain.  Come and see for yourself, we would love to see you. Why not become a member or supporter of CSMEE? Click here to check out our Facebook Page.  CSMEE provides train rides to the public on Sunday afternoons.  See details below.


CSMEE Members  participated in the Steam and Cinders Convention in Nelson early this year.
Here are a couple of pictures.  For more pictures look on our Gallery page
Click here.

What's Coming Up?

General Meeting:
Next meeting Tuesday 2 October 2018.  7.30pm.  Club Rooms, Halswell Domain.

AWARDS NIGHT:  Bring along your latest work to show others and enter for the various awards on offer.  See Awards page on this web site for more details. 

Boat Night:
Next meeting Tuesday 9 October 2018.  7.30pm
Club Rooms, Halswell Domain


Meetings will  be held at 7.30pm. Generally at our Clubrooms at Halswell Domain.

First Tuesday of the month - General Meeting often with a guest speaker

Second Tuesday of the month -  Boat meeting


Running Days

      NIGHT RUN!  Saturday 15 September 6pm - 8.30pm.

     Sunday's from 1pm to 4pm.  Train rides $2.

Club members (who are all volunteers) endeavor to run model trains at our site in the Halswell Domain on Sunday afternoons from 1pm to 4pm throughout the year - subject to weather.

There are now two ways in.  Use the car park off William Brittan Drive or follow the signs at the main entrance to the domain off Halswell Road, there is a new car park  on this entrance.

Special Boat Sailing days are held the 2nd Sunday of each month.  Traction engines and other models will be operated from time to time.

Whilst every effort will be made to ensure that trains and other services run as advertised, CSMEE reserves the right to cancel any service without notice and no liability for any loss will be accepted by CSMEE.


     Special Bookings

e Club Contact for making a booking for a group to visit our facilities
  John Crampton  Ph 021 0242 9993 or 322 4915.
        Look under "About CSMEE / Meetings and Activities" for more details.