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Hillingdon Railway Modellers - Test Track Open Day
Yiewsley Baptist Church Hall (side entrance), 74 Colham Avenue, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, London UB7 8HF. 
Entrance £5.  Open 10.00 – 15.00hrs.
Bring your O, OO or N gauge locos and trains to run on our clubs’ three separate test tracks. 
DC and DCC available, but sorry no “live steam”.
Please note that this is NOT an exhibition, but a good opportunity to meet fellow friendly modellers, chat, and test out your models.
Expert help is on hand from knowledgeable club members if you have any problems with your models. Refreshments will be available all day.
This event will be subject to any further government Covid restrictions which may, or may not, be imposed.
Nearest railway station: West Drayton (12 minutes’ walk).  Local bus services 222, 350, U1, U3 & U5. Website http://www.hillingdonrailwaymodellers.co.uk or phone Peter on 020 8368 4090.

After a two-year break, also because of restrictions of COVID-19. Milton Keynes Model Railway Society Open Day on Saturday 9 April 2022, 10:00 – 15:00.  It’s at our regular meeting place, on Bond Estate.  The room is on Bond Estate close to mount farm park, on the second floor of North House, with plenty of parking. It should be a friendly and fun day playing trains, all are welcome.
There will be Barton Cross which is a large 00-gauge layout. On the upper level is DCC control and lower-level DC control. Which is being updated. N-gauge which is a complete layout that is taken to exhibitions. O-gauge which is being modified and will be going to exhibitions.
Also, a test track, for running and testing locos.
Refreshments (including the famous cakes and real coffee) will be available. 

Club website: https://mkmrs.org.uk

Details of the show are:
·         Milton Keynes Model Railway Open Day
·         Saturday 9 April 2022, 10:00-15:00
·         North House 1 Bond Avenue, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK1 1SW
·         Entry: Is Free to all.

After a two-year break, East Surrey N Gauge will hold their annual exhibition and Open Day on Saturday 9 April 2022, 1000-1600.  It’s at our regular meeting place, in Redhill.  The hall is close to Earlswood station and bus routes, and an easy walk from Redhill station.  It has level access and plenty of local on-street parking.  We're easing ourselves back into the exhibition world with a small show, but it should be a friendly and fun day playing trains, and all NGF denizens will be especially welcome.

There will be 8 ‘N’ gauge layouts on display, including Alpenbahn, Bahnbetriebswerk Königshafen and a modular layout from East Surrey N Gauge.  These will be supported by 2 specialist traders, secondhand sales and the N Gauge Forum stand. 

Refreshments (including the famous cakes and real coffee) will be available. 

Club website: www.esngclub.com

Details of the show are:
•   East Surrey N Gauge Open Day
•   Saturday 9 April 2022, 1000-1600
•   Earlswood Baptist Church, St Johns Road, Redhill, RH1 6DZ
•   Entry: Adults £3.00  Children £2.00  Family £8.00.


Aire Valley Railway Modellers Club would like to announce our 2022 Spring Open Day - to be held on Sunday, 10th April 2022.
We will be open from 10am to 4pm, showcasing 15+ layouts* in scales from N through to O gauge in our 4,000sq.ft. clubroom, along with trade stands* and refreshments. Entry to this popular event remains free of charge (although donations to club funds are encouraged & gratefully received!)
*Further details on number of layouts, and traders attending, will be confirmed nearer the time.
Payment by card is also now available for membership fees, and also for any donations.
Location - AVRMC Clubroom: Top Floor, Melbourne House (opposite Dalton Mills), Dalton Lane, Keighley, BD21 4JH
Google Maps Location - https://goo.gl/maps/SfiPkGVvYU7Go85w7
What Three Words - https://w3w.co/lock.elbow.putty
Follow the Maroon & White signs from major roads.
Note: Our clubroom is on the 3rd floor, and the only access is via steps; unfortunately there is no lift or disabled access.
For any further information please feel free to contact me via PM, or at jsavrmc@gmail.com. Alternatively, you can contact our Club Secretary (Peter Sayers) at avrmclub@gmail.com.
Jonathan Scott
Treasurer, AVRMC


A Spring Model Railway Show in Cornwall 2022
Helston & Falmouth Model Railway Club
April 23rd & 24th
Sat. 10.00 – 5.00 Sun. 10.00 – 4.00
Pool Academy
Church Road
TR15 3PZ
Around 14 working layouts including 'The Helford Valley Railway - Gweek North Quay'. Full Trade support including Kernow Model Rail Centre, Squires Tools, & MERG. Hot food and refreshments all day.

Wessex Narrow Gauge Modellers present Narrow Gauge South 2022
Saturday 23rd April 2022
Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5ZA.
10am – 5pm
The following layouts are confirmed as attending Narrow Gauge South 2022:
3.5mm NG (HOe):
4mm NG (009):
Clyre Valley
East Quay
Garreg Wen
Loctern Quay
River Crane Mill
Sandy Shores
Severalls Road
Slugworth & Co
Tansey Bank & Hobbs Row Halt
Turtle Bay
Woody Green Basin
4mm Scale (Standard Gauge: EM)
5.5mm NG:
5.5mm Modular Group
7mm NG:
Bridport (O16.5)
Gideon Postlethwaite & Sons (O9)
Pyn Valley Railway (O9)
Slindon Vale Railway – Norewood for Slindon (O16.5)
Surrey & Sussex “Black Sheep” On30 modular Group (On30)
Tony’s Forest (O14)
Twa Dale Estates (O14)
Worton Court (O16.5)
8mm NG:
Dinas NWNG
Gn15 (1:24 scale on 16.5mm track):
Berger Hall 2022
For the latest information please check our website at:


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