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nigel gill

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    If its Blue funk it!!!
  1. Im needing 4 bags 2mtr of 4mm Exactoscale concrete sleepers to complete a first section of layout.. Has anyone got any going spare i can purchase
  2. http://www.constructionmanagermagazine.com/news/video-drone-footage-winvics-vast-east-midlands-gat/
  3. On behalf of all associated with the Lincoln & District Model railway club i would like to personally thank all those that exhibited, helped behind the scenes and the paying guests for making a great weekend.... A special mention to the Tytton Hall Yard team hope all are well as they continued our exhibition precedence for having serious crashes en-route to the venue. Again many thanks......Nige
  4. Good eveing!! due to cancellation we have room for one oo gauge max lenght 30ft at the exhibition to be held in Newark over the weekend of 24th and 25th febuary... if interested please contact me... [email protected] or via the club website
  5. Peter you will be fine on the saturday......The Auto jumble is only on the sunday with peak traffic inbound from 9.30 to 11.30
  6. Greetings to one and all! A heads up on the travel for the sunday morning, As in 2017 the showground is hosting one of the autojumble sales which in 2017 combined with a road traffic accident on the A46/A1 junction caused some lengthy holdups for a while (Newark on a good day normally) However, the showground will do their level best to mitigate the effects at the planning stage. The autojumble organiser is reluctant to change the age-old traffic plan for fear of causing even more confusion. So we like many other events are advising you take instead of the A46 towards Lincoln, at the A46/A1/A17 roundabout, take the first exit down the A17 towards Sleaford then left along Drove Lane. Although slightly longer, it enables traffic to queue along Drove Lane before turning LEFT on to Blue Gate runway. The hold ups are caused by traffic coming off the A46 then turning RIGHT almost immediately on to the runway. It is further exacerbated by people stopping at the entrance to ask questions! And the stacking begins.... Alternativley use the train and arrive by the free heritage bus from both Newark North Gate and Castle stations and save a pound on the entrance fee......
  7. Couple of layout changes .....Unfortunately due to health issues with one of the operators Blackgang wont be appearing, Rise Park also as its booked to go to Nottingham exhibition.
  8. Traders and Societies attending this exhibition....... BOOKLAW MAD ABOUT TRAINS BRICKYARD MODELS CAISTOR LOCO ELAINESTRAINS GROSMONT BOOK SHOP HOBBY HOLIDAYS LAYOUTS4U MODELMANIA ON LINE MODELS SHERWOOD MODELS TOOLS 2000 HELMSMAN MODEL RAILWAY TOWER COLLECTION MODELS
  9. Greetings to one and all!....We would like you to place a date in your diaries and leave it free (if your not already booked for Glasgow!) and make your plans to head to the Newark for a model railway exhibition hosted by the Lincoln & District Model Railway Club. Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February 2018 The Lady Eastwood Pavilion The Showground Newark on Trent NG24 2NY Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 4.30pm Adults £7.00 Children £3.00 Family £20.00 (2+3) A Discounted entrance prices will be available for anyone who has travelled to the show by train or any member of railway staff. Just show your valid train ticket or staff I.D./travel passes to receive the discounted rate of Adults £5.00 Family £18.00 (2+3) A free bus service by the Lincoln Vintage Vehicle Society will operate over the weekend from both Newark Northgate and Newark Castle railway stations The invited layouts confirmed so far attending.... O Gauge Layouts ​ Arigna Town - Irish Steam Asenby St Peter - Steam Aston - Steam Ben Moor Foot - Diesel Narrow Gauge Ullapool - Diesel ​ 00 Gauge Layouts ​ Axmouth - Steam Crowle - Steam/Diesel Emsworth - Diesel Grantham (The Streamliner Years) - Steam 45C Westlands - Steam Lomond Street - Diesel Newcastle Market - Steam Reevy Road West - Diesel South Town - Steam Thornbury Hill - Emu Tytton Hall Yard - Steam/Diesel ​ N gauge Layouts ​ Bluebell Cutting - Diesel Boghampton - Emu Bassenthwaite Lake - Steam Dentdale - Steam/Diesel Roxby - Diesel ​ Other Gauges ​ Avyn-A-Llyin - 009 gauge - Steam North Sunderland Railway - EM gauge - Steam Padden Flats - HO gauge - American Stop Gap - EM gauge - Steam Glenngary Tramway - Gauge 1 - Funicular Railway Thats all for now folks......But i will be back!! Nige.....
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    Event Name: Newark 2018 Classification: Exhibition Address: The Lady Eastwood Pavilion, Newark Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 2NY Day 1: 24th February Opening times Day 1: 10am-5pm Day 2: 25th February Opening times Day 2: 10am-4.30pm Prices: Adults 7.00 Children 3.00 Family 2 3 20.00 Disability access: Yes Car parking: Yes Website: https://ladmrc.wixsite.com/ladmrc/copy-of-2017-ex-old-page Organising body: Lincoln & District Model Railway Club Organiser: Nigel Gill;07935762320 [email protected] 28 Layouts 15 Traders Societies Demos Free bus from the railway stations at Newark Northgate & Newark Castle
  11. On behalf of the Lincoln & District Model Railway Club i would like to thank all those involved over the weekend ....Yes we had one or two...(OK quite a few!!) issues but a new venue who would not have.....the positives out way the negatives and with the feed back we have already we will aim to improve and hopefully get it better for next year.... I am assured the Burglar alarm will be fixed for next year too!!! Nige.....
  12. For those visitors travelling by car some route advise to avoid congestion on the SUNDAY on the A46 between Newark -A1-A17 junctions From the North and South heading along the A1, Come off at the Coddington turn off NOT the A46 turn off, head through Coddington to the A17 roundabout then follow the signs for the showground. From the west A46 maybe wise to travel through Newark itself and head towards Coddington/Beckingham joining the A17 as above Nige....
  13. First Bus departures are..... Newark North Gate 09:20 Newark Castle 09:35 Then same times past the hour upto 14:20/14.35 Return service leaves the showground at 10 past the hour, last service at 17:10
  14. The bus will be free of charge (donation more than welcome but not necessary) Details of the times and other important travel news will be posted shortly especially for those visiting on the sunday
  15. I will be requiring one of each ....west country...manc orange...tyne yellow...original stripy blue before the doors change please!! dont rush though got a holiday to pay for first!!!
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