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Nottingham MRS Spring Show

    

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This event repeats every day until 17/03/19

Event details

Organiser: Nottingham MRS

 

Venue: Highbank Community Centre, Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham NG11 9DG.

 

Open:

Sat 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 10:00 – 16:00

 

Admission: adults £4, children £1

 

Amenities: refreshments, level access throughout,

 

How to get there

 

Public transport – Nottingham Express Tram (NET) to Holy Trinity tram stop

 

By Car – M1 Jct. 24, use A453 to Clifton. There is some on-street parking or use the free parking at Clifton NET Park and Ride which is signed from the A453 (Satnav NG11 8BF). NET offers a  £1 Clifton Shopper ticket for the tram from here to the venue tram stop.

 

Features: 6 layouts including debut of club Trent Lane Junction layout, trade stands, hands on demonstration.

 

Further information: www.nottingham-modelrailway.org.uk

or find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/NottinghamMRS

 

Layouts

 

Trent Lane Junction – Nottingham MRS– 00 Scale – Based on the complex of lines to the east of Nottingham in the 1960’s where the GNR line to Grantham and the MR line to Lincoln criss-crossed each other and is on two levels. We will be running it with steam and green diesels.

 

Springfield – Nottingham MRS – HO – Our “Anytown USA” urban switching layout males a return featuring 1980’s and 1990’s CP Rail and Maine Central trains.

 

Kozel Cement – Dave Paylor – HO Scale. Featuring Czech freight operations in the 1990’s on a freight-only branch to a cement works [CM March 2013]

 

Heath Green – Nick Palette – 00 Scale – Depicting a third-rail electrified branch line on the Southern Region of BR in the 1960’s  

 

Elmfield – Dave Westwood – N scale – Early 1960’s BR in the Black Country

 

Mount Woodville Works – Robert Milliken – P4. Features industrial railway operations at a salt glazed sanitary ware works in the mid-twentieth century

 

Demonstrations

 

“Getting Started on Scenery” – the Trent lane Junction team show how they recreated part of Nottingham in miniature

 

Modelling in P4 society/demo

 

Creating Model Buildings and the Miniature Landscape” – David Wright from Dovedale Models will be showing his techniques for modelling the natural and built environment using readily available materials

 

Trade stands

 

Anoraks Anonymous

TTC diecast

Booklaw

A1 Models

Sherwood Models

Model Power Depot

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