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----- Longfield Model Railway Exhibition 2018
By Invicta Informant

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Event Name: Longfield Model Railway Exhibition 2018

Address: The Longfield Academy, Main Road (B260), Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH.

Day 1: Saturday 27th January 2018
Opening times Day 1: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Day 2: Sunday 28th January 2018
Opening times Day 2: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Prices: Adults: £8.00. Concessions: £7.00. Children (5-16): £3.00. Family (2+2): £20.00.


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Website: http://www.ukmodelsh...bit_january.php

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Erith Model Railway Society
Organiser: Paul Plummer. Tel. 07736 560956. Email: erithmrs@gmail.com


The Erith Model Railway Society's annual January show, one of South East England's largest shows (and probably Kent’s largest by stand numbers), will return to The Longfield Academy for our 3rd show there.

 

The show will encompass at least 30 layouts, extensive trade and society support, demonstrators (including the club's Foxley Service Centre - Loco Diagnostics & Cleaning Service), static exhibits & charity raffle, making over 100 stands in total.

 

Please check our website for further details (directions, layouts attending, etc.).

 

Thank You.

 

NB: Charity Raffle – In aid of the Association of Bexley Charities ’78.

 

The venue can be reached by Longfield railway station (5-10 minute walk away), Arriva bus services 423 (from Dartford and Bluewater) and 489 (from Gravesend), and Go-Coach bus services 433 (Sunday only), 474 and 475 (all three from Bluewater) and 489 (Sunday only) (from Gravesend). The buses stop at Longfield St. Marys Way, Longfield Brickfields Farm and/or Longfield Railway Station. All stops are 5-10 minute walk from the venue. Some services may stop at Longfield Academy itself. There are no Sunday services for the 423, 474 and 475 routes.

 

There is a sizeable free on-site car park, full disabled access (including toilets), a large refreshment area (300+ seats) and an extensive range of hot and cold food and drinks at reasonable prices.



----- Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show
By Salmotrutta

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Event Name: Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show

Address: The Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds1305 Memorial AvenueWest Springfield MA. 01089 USA

Day 1: 27th January 2018
Opening times Day 1: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 2: 28th January 2018
Opening times Day 2: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Prices: Adults: $15.00 per dayChildren 15 and under: FREE Accompanied by an Adult EASTERN STATES PARKING: $5.00 per day


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Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Amherst Railway Society
Organiser: Amherst Railway SocietyP.O. Box 247Monson, MA 01057-0247P: (413) 267-4555E: ShowOffice@amherstrail.org


This is an advance notice about the ETE Eastern New England chapter’s plans to sponsor a EuroEast exhibition at the upcoming Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show at the Big E Exposition Center in West Springfield, MA on January 27 & 28, 2018. We are especially excited that Märklin USA will be attending the show for the first time and will be co-located with the chapter’s layout in the Mallary Building.
Some of the displays and activities that are planned for the Euro East exhibition are:

  • Eastern New England Chapter layouts: large H0 modular 3-rail layout, Bergbahn 2-rail DCC layout, and meter gauge Swiss themed layout.
  • Kids’ layout, where children can operate an H0 scale train
  • Märklin USA exhibit with demonstrations of Märklin products
  • Multiple sellers of European model trains from a variety of manufacturers
  • Clinics on subjects of European model railroading; 6 clinics are planned for the 2-day show
  • Social gathering and dinner on Saturday evening of the show at the Munich Haus restaurant in Chicopee, MA.
For general information about the 2018 Amherst Railway Society’s Railroad Hobby Show, please see their website at http://www.railroadhobbyshow.com/ The website contains a list of hotels in the area that offer discounted rates to those attending the show. The current list of discounted accommodations can be found at http://www.railroadh...show.php#accomo
Please mark your calendars and join us for this exciting weekend of European model railroading!



----- Pontefract Model Railway Exhibition
By Koyli

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Event Name: Pontefract Model Railway Exhibition

Address: NEW College, Park Lane, Pontefract WF8 4QR

Day 1: 27 January 2018
Opening times Day 1: 10:00 - 17:00
Day 2: 28 January 2018
Opening times Day 2: 10:00 - 16:30
Prices: All adults £5Accompanied children under 16 Free


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Website: www.nprms.org

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Normanton & Pontefract RMS
Organiser: Via website


Annual model railway exhibition featuring 23 layouts (three of which are first time out), 22 traders and 5 demonstrators. Excellent venue and cafe facilities. Show guide included in admission price (whilst stocks last). Extra car parking available at nearby Pontefract park. Pontefract Tanshelf railway station within walking distance.



----- Southampton Model Railway Exhibition
By dave.barker

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Event Name: Southampton Model Railway Exhibition

Address: Barton Peveril College Chestnut Avenue Eastleigh Hampshire SO50 5ZA

Day 1: 27th January 2018
Opening times Day 1: 10.00 to 17.00
Day 2: 28th January 2018
Opening times Day 2: 10.00 to 16.30
Prices: Adults £7 Children (5-15) £3 Family (2+2) £17


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Website: www.southamptonmodelrailwaysociety.wordpress.com

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Southampton Model Railway Society
Organiser: David Barker 01489 799809 07763 944664 smrs@dukedog.net


22 layouts, 22 Trade stands, Specialist Society support, Demonstrations
Hot & Cold refreshments available



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January 2018