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Event: French Railways Society Model Rail Show & Reunion

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Added by rogallen2 , 23 Feb 2018

Taking place 29 Apr 2018 (Single Day Event)


Event Name: French Railways Society Midlands Model Rail Show and Reunion

Address: The Aston Court Hotel - York and Hardwicke SuitesMidland RoadDerbyDE1 2SL

Day 1: 29/04/2018
Opening times Day 1: 10.00am to 4.45pm
Prices: Adult £3.50

Website: frenchrailwayssociety.org

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: French Railways Society
Organiser: Roger Allen 01689 871604roger.allen1@btinternet.com

The French Railways Society is holding its first Midlands Model Rail Show and Reunion. The event will be a mixture of model railway layouts in various scales, sales and display stands plus a programme of talks and presentations including guest speaker the author and broadcaster Andrew Martin. The Society looks forward to welcoming members and non members alike.


The event builds on the Society's successful winter show and get together held at Lenham, Kent and will have a similar format comprising layouts (mainly French outline) together with sales, display and other stands. Details of the programme of talks and presentations are given below.
Meals and refreshments available all day in the hotel.


Layouts attending :
Mers les Bains 1:32
Marmagne HO
Moyenmoutier HO
Chaudes Aigues N
Tenac N
Port d'Etiob HO
Coucy-le-Chateau HOe
St Briac HO


The programme of talks comprises:


Brits Abroad - Gavin Lake
​French Trains (and others) in my Writing.’ - Andrew Martin
Eighty years of the SNCF - Michael Bunn
SNCF Classic Diesel Swansong - Duncan McEvoy
From the French Railway Society's Archive - Peter Lovell


Trader - Contikits


​In addition there will be displays of photographs and postcards; Society library and sales stand, and
​bring & buy stand