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Event: 34th Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition

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Added by adrianmc , 20 Sep 2018

Taking place 20 Oct 2018 through 21 Oct 2018 (Ranged Event)


Event Name: 34th Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition

Address: Uckfield Civic Centre,Civic Approach,Uckfield,East Sussex.TN22 1AE.

Day 1: Saturday 20th October 2018
Opening times Day 1: 10am to 5pm
Day 2: Sunday 21st October 2018
Opening times Day 2: 10am to 5pm
Prices: Adult £6Child (under 16) Free

Website: www.uckfieldmrc.co.uk

Disability access: Yes
Car parking: Yes

Organising body: Uckfield Model Railway Club
Organiser: Adrian Colenutt [email protected]



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Organised by the Uckfield Model Railway Club.


Civic Approach
East Sussex
TN22 1AE


Saturday 20th October 2018
Sunday 21st October 2018


Open 10am till 5pm both days.


The 2018 Uckfield Model Railway Exhibition will once again be featuring a selection of some of the best quality layouts around. There will be full trade support as well as Demonstration and Society stands. Licensed Restaurant within the Civic Centre will be open throughout the weekend. We hope to have bacon rolls for early arrivals to purchase.


Of the 16 layouts there will no less than 12 different scale/gauge combinations represented. Standard and narrow gauge British, Irish and Continental prototypes.


Layouts expected to attend include:


St Pierre et la rue Perrin - 1:34 scale 16.5mm gauge
Minimum gauge French urban steam tramway layout from Christopher Payne, Wiltshire - CM 1997 to 2002.
St. Martin's Wharf - 7mm/ft scale 32mm gauge (0)
Colonel Stephens might have been East Anglian light railway built by Bob Alderman and displayed by the Yeovil MRG - RM Jun. 2018.
Itchen End Goods Depot - 7mm/ft scale 32mm gauge (0)
Minimum space standard gauge industrial scene featuring DCC sound by Uckfield MRC member Brian Wilson.
The Yard - 7mm/ft scale 32mm and 16.5mm gauges (0 and 0-16.5)
New layout by Martin Coombs and friends featuring an operational gantry crane and radio controlled vehicles - second exhibition.
Fintonagh - 7mm/ft scale 21mm gauge (0-21)
New layout by Dave Holman, builder of Arigna Town in 7mm/ft scale, portraying the Irish 3ft gauge Clogher Valley Railway - debut exhibition.
Hobbiton End - 5.5mm/ft scale 9mm gauge
Simon Addelsee's layout portrays a terminus in the Shire, home of the Hobbits in J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings - RM Sep. 2018.
Leysdown - 4mm/ft scale 18.83mm gauge (P4)
1930s model of the Sheppey Light Railway terminus in North Kent by Uckfield MRC member Adrian Colenutt - MRJ 160.
Brighton East - 4mm/ft scale 18.2mm gauge (EM)
Southern Region rail terminus where third rail EMUs prevail on passenger services by Dave and Matt Smith, Hampshire.
Clevedon (WC&PR) - 4mm/ft scale 18.2mm gauge (EM)
The Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Railway's main station and headquarters by Andrew Ullyott, Somerset - MRJ 229 & RM May 2017.
Much Murkle - 4mm/ft scale 16.5mm gauge (00)
Fictitious GWR Hertfordshire branch terminus by Nick Wood, Berkshire - HM Jul. 2012 and BRM Feb. 2015.
College Halt - 4mm/ft scale 16.5mm gauge (00)
Based on Whitehall Halt, the tiny Culm Valley Light Railway station in Devon, built by students from the Uckfield College MRC - debut exhibition
Llanfair Caereinion - 4mm/ft scale 9mm gauge (00-9)
Scale model of the GWR Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway terminus c1935 from Andy Cundick, Wiltshire.
Lakebank - 3mm/ft scale 14.2mm gauge (3mm finescale)
Furness Railway branch line set in the early LMS period 1923-1930 by the Launceston and District MRC - MRJ 250.
Hinksey Yard - 1:148 scale 9mm gauge (British N)
Portrayal of the Oxfordshire DB Schenker (EWS) local distribution centre and mainline by the Epsom and Ewell MRC.
St Blazey - 2mm/ft scale 9.42mm gauge (2mm finescale)
Part of John Greenwood 's North Cornwall Line "Grand Plan", the layout portrays the GWR semi-roundhouse and works at St Blazey.
Foxcote New Pit - 2mm/ft scale 9.42mm gauge (2mm finescale)
Fictitious North Somerset industrial scene set in the period following the 1st World War by Jerry Clifford, Wiltshire.


Trade expected at the present time:


C&L Finescale Track Building Systems - suppliers of finescale trackwork and components
Coastal DCC - suppliers of DCC equipment from a very wide range of manufacturers
Dart Castings - white metal lineside accessories - includes MJT and Monty's Model Railway figures
DOW Scenics - specialist scenic modelling materials, handmade trees
Matthew Cousins GRA - railway artist, known for his views of the Bluebell Railway
Morris Models - local model shop with very extensive range of accessories and ready to run rolling stock
Narrow Planet - range of etched products including nameplates for railway modellers
Plus Daughters - N gauge specialist stocking British, Continental and American ready to run
Rail-Books - all the latest books and publications
Roger Jones - second hand ready to run
Roxey Mouldings - finescale locomotive, carriage and wagon kits in 4mm and 7mm scales
Simply Southern - southern outline wagons
Squires Model & Craft Tools - wide range of tools, glues and raw materials for the modeller
South Eastern Finecast - 4mm scale locomotive kit manufacturer now including the Nu-cast range
W.M. Collectables - extensive range of second hand ready to run


Public access to the Civic Centre is via either the free High Street car park (Civic Approach), or the Tesco Superstore. The venue is also only three minutes walk away from both the railway and bus stations.


Additional car parking at the station car park - £2 per day at weekend.


More information and layout pictures at http://www.uckfieldm.../exhib18nf.html