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French Railways Society Model Rail Show & Reunion

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

Classification: Exhibition

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

Disability access: Yes

Car parking: Yes

Website: frenchrailwayssociety.org

Organising body: French Railways Society

Organiser: Roger Allen 01689 [email protected]

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

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