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----- Dorking & District Model Railway Club Exhibition
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Event Name: Dorking & District Model Railway Club Exhibition

Address: Oddfellows Hall, 270 High Street Dorking RH4 1QT

Day 1: 30/09/2017
Opening times Day 1: 10:00 to 17:00
Day 2: 01/10/2017
Opening times Day 2: 10.00 to 16:00
Prices: Adults u00a34.00
Seniors u00a32.50
Children u00a31.50
Family u00a38.00



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Website: http://www.dorkingmo...ition_2017.html

Disability access: No
Car parking: No

Organising body: Dorking and District Model Railway Club
Organiser: Robert Burch
07860 192304
rdb57home@aol.com



Details of layouts attending will be published as soon as they are available.

Layouts will be backed up with Trade support as well as modelling demonstrations. Light refreshments will also be on sale.



----- Loddon Vale MRC Autumn Exhibition
By Diesel Dave

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Event Name: Loddon Vale MRC Exhibtion

Address: St. Peters Church Hall,Church Road,Earley,Reading, RG6 1EY

Day 1: 30th September 2017
Opening times Day 1: 10:00 - 16:30
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Prices: Adults £4.00 Children £2.00 Family (2+2) £9.00


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Website: www.lvmrc.co.uk

Disability access: No
Car parking: No

Organising body: Loddon Vale Model Railway Club
Organiser: David Guthrie 07917 669235 email: exhibitions@lvmrc.co.uk


Our autumn exhibition
There is limited disabled access, due to the exhibition being held on two floors with no lift of chair lift available. There is also limited parking on site but parking is allowed on street.
10 layouts of various sizes gauges and scales, children's layout, traders and light refreshments.
Full details of the exhibition on our website.
Reading Buses routes 4 and 17 (frequent service on these routes) stops within a 5 minute walk to the hall, route 19 stops by the hall, this is an hourly service.



----- Seaboard Southern North American Train Show
By warbonnetuk

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Event Name: Seaboard Southern North American Train Show

Address: West Green Drive, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 7EL

Day 1: 30th September 2017
Opening times Day 1: 10:00
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Prices: Adults: £5 NMRA Members: £4 (with valid membership cards) Accompanied Children under 16: Free


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Website: www.seaboard-southern.org.uk

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Seaboard Southern
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Seaboard Southern North American Train Show – Sat 30th September 2017, The Charis Centre, Crawley, W Sussex.

 

We are pleased to confirm the details of this year’s show. Please note the change of date from our usual 3rd Sept weekend slot.

 

For those on foot / public transport the main entrance is West Green Drive, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 7EL. It is walkable from Crawley Station or via Metrobus (http://www.metrobus.co.uk/) Route 1 or 2 (Crawley Hospital stop) from Crawley Bus Station, opp. Southern Trains station.

 

For those driving the car park is accessed via Town Barn Road (opp No. 38), Crawley, RH11 7ED

 

Refreshments will also be available on-site.

 

Opening Times: 10am to 4pm
Admission: £5 Adults, £4 NMRA members (current membership card as proof). Under 16’s free when accompanied by paying adult

 

Exhibitors (Currently confirmed)
Chica, IL (HO) – Peter North: We are very pleased to welcome back Peter North and his latest inspirational layout.
High Line (HO) - Chris Prior: Inspired by a visit to New York this is the eponymous “High Line” in the early years of Conrail
Buda (N) – Paul Evans: mainline railroading in Buda, IL covering CB&Q through to BNSF
Eastwood, Vermont (HO) – Andrew Knights: Andrew’s latest US outline layout depicting 1950s-60s diesel transition in suburban Vermont
0n30 Freemo (Surrey & Sussex Black Sheep FremOn30 Group) – See the continued progress on modules from last year plus some new additions
Tilly Yard South (HO) – Rob Strachan: Minimal space Santa Fe urban switching in the ‘50s
Lemmington Park (HO) – Western MRS: Urban Chicago switching and commuter passenger in the 70’s
NMRA British Region Display
Modelling Demo – Mike Arnold

 

Traders (currently confirmed)
Kent Garden Railways (New and pre-owned, all scales)
Sunningwell Command Control (DCC/Blackstone Models HOn3)
Railroad Trading (Books/DVDs)
JB Model World (Stock boxes)
Brian Trains (Pre-owned sales)
Ray Morris (Pre-owned sales)
Barry Jones (Pre-owned sales)
Seaboard Southern Club Sales



----- Telford Railway Modellers Group Exhibition
By Andy Y

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Event Name: Telford Railway Modellers Group Exhibition

Address: Sports Hall, Charlton Academy, Apley Ave, Wellington, TF1 3DY

Day 1: Saturday 30th September
Opening times Day 1: 10am to 4pm
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Prices: Adults £4; Child £2; Family ( 2+2)£10


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Website: n/a

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Telford Railway Modellers Group
Organiser: Telford Railway Modellers Group


Telford Railway Modellers Group Exhibition
Sports Hall, Charlton Academy, Apley Ave,

Wellington, TF1 3DY

Saturday 30th September 2017

10am to 4pm

Adults £4; Child £2; Family ( 2+2)£10



----- NORTHANTS & RUTLAND O GAUGE GROUP RUNNING MEET
By Popsicle49

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Event Name: NAROGG O GAUGE RUNNING MEET

Address: Harringworth Village Hall, Gretton Road, Harringworth, Northants NN17 3AD

Day 1: SAT 30TH SEPTEMBER
Opening times Day 1: 10.00-4.00
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Prices: £5 adults under 16s free


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Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: NAROGG
Organiser: R.Holder rj.holder@tiscali.co.uk


Very friendly coarse O gauge 3-rail group, no membership needed. Bring your own locos and stock to run, vintage or modern, clockwork or electric or just come to watch and chat with fellow enthusiasts. Home-made snacks, cakes, tea and coffee available. Fantastic location next to the mighty Harringworth viaduct.Car parking. Bi-monthly. NB this is not an exhibition as such, the accent is on running. There is usually a bring and buy table.

 

An opportunity for running coarse O gauge electric and clockwork trains on 3-rail track and chatting with fellow-enthusiasts. Vintage as well as modern trains can be run so Hornby tinplate, Leeds, Bonds and even Bassett-Lowke sometimes run. Revival tinplate such as Ace, Darstaed and Seven Mill also very welcome, we can also accommodate MTH and Atlas. Mostly models of steam trains but Diesel/electric welcome too. Informal group so as long as it's O gauge and has wheels it will be welcome. Two-rail running possible on 50” radius Atlas track. Fourtracks planned: (1) 27" (Atlas) & 36" radius (Merkur tinplate) and 50" radius (Atlas) (2) 27” Radius (Atlas)

 

Even if you have no trains to bring, why not just come to enjoy these amazing trains running in a beautiful English village virtually underneath the eighty-two arch, 1.2 km Harringworth viaduct? A stunning location. A six-coach O gauge train measures about ten feet in length so they are amazing to watch. Close to the beautiful Rutland towns of Uppingham and Oakham. Our home-made cake is legendary, also freshly-prepared sandwiches and the usual drinks.

 

Please bring any O gauge buildings, stations, signal boxes, water towers, bridges, signals & ancillaries or any other die-cast models which you would like to show.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION; THE ACCENT IS ON RUNNING TRAINS SO SCENERY ETC IS MINIMAL.

 

PARKING FOR ABOUT 20 CARS IN THE VENUE'S OWN CAR PARK.
FULL DISABLED FACILITIES.

 

If it's got wheels and it's O gauge and you'd like to bring it along to run - we'd be delighted to see you. All-day home-made cakes, freshly-made sandwiches etc. Two trade tables plus bring and buy.



----- Walton-on-Thames Model Railway Exhibition
By 01.gellert

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Event Name: Walton on Thames Model Railway Exhibition

Address: All Saints RC Church Queens Road Hersham Walton on Thames Surrey - KT12 5LU

Day 1: 30th September 2017
Opening times Day 1: 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Day 2: N/A
Opening times Day 2: N/A
Prices: Adult - £5 Senior/Disabled - £4 Child - £3 Family - £12 (2+2)


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Website: waltonmodelrailwayexhibition.co.uk

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Walton on Thames MRE
Organiser: Gellert Kiss (organiser) - 07763438150 - gkiss@waltonmodelrailwayexhibition.co.uk Chris Rice (co-organiser) - 07960180718 - crice@waltonmodelrailwayexhibition.co.uk


We are extremely proud to be able to present the second model railway exhibition in Hersham after last year’s success. Our venue is very close to Hersham Town Centre where extra parking is available if the parking does fill up on site.
Please have a look at our event on Facebook, Twitter, Lets Go Loco and UK Model Shop Directory (direct links on our website). Also, please make sure you share it with friends and family. Advanced tickets will be on sale via our website closer to the time.

 

Hope to see you there!

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