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Exhibition 2024

Layouts Attending:


The layout depicts a station on a secondary main line serving a medium-sized town in the midlands in the 1960’s and 70’s. The station has a bay platform for local trains and a parcels bay. There is also a tar works which is still rail-served. If you have any questions at the show, please ask an operator.

Presented By: Bingham MRC

Gauge: N

Boxworks Wharf

Presented By: Ian Jones

Gauge: OO9

This 009 Gauge “Boxfile” style layout was downloaded from “”, printed out, then glued onto card; the buildings and base were then constructed from these parts.

The locos are 3D prints designed by myself and 3D Printing for Charity.  Wagons are a mix of 009 Society kits, 3D prints and scratch built bodies on Peco chassis.


Presented By: Les Richardson

Gauge: TT120

Bregstadt is a passing station on a private railway in the Black Forest area of Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany in the late seventies.  The railway sees a passenger service mostly of railbuses while small diesels and an occasional steam loco handle the freight.  There is also a heritage “plandampf” steam service


Presented By: Greg

Gauge: OO9

The layout is not based on any real location and is intended to be a narrow gauge line in an industrial setting of old factories, tight curves and short sidings.  The tidal backwater inlet is crossed by four bridges with track and three in the backscene, hence the name.



Presented By: Dave Westwood

Gauge: N

Although fictional, is an attempt to capture the flavour of the Golden Valley line between Stroud and Swindon.  The period is Summer 1964 and traffic is typical of that period, although various motive power oddities may appear, so be prepared for surprises!


Presented By: Bingham MRC

Gauge: OO

For the young and not so young to have a go driving a train  Get a certificate from the Controller himself.

Denton Sidings

Presented By: Jon Boot

Gauge: O

This is a fictitious place in the East Midlands inspired by the Great Central Railway’s Goods Branch to the village of Gotham south of Nottingham.

Doe Lea

Presented By: Derek Gelsthorpe

Gauge: N

Harbourne St Mary

The track plan provides for very interesting operation though the prototype location was never clear. Hence, we had to imagine a location and Devon/Dorset was favoured. The name Harbourne is derived from Harborough and Medbourne where we live. The station building is based on Abbotsbury (Dorset); be sure to take a look at its complete interior detail.

As a Club we have far more stock than Harbourne needs. You will see a fine selection of kitbuilt, brass and ready-to-run locos and rolling stock.

Presented By: Market Harborough MRG

Gauge: O

Hawton Lane

Presented By: Tom Tomblin

Gauge: OO

Hawton Road Branch is a fictional preserved line and is my first attempt at building a layout. I have lots of locomotives from every era and region, so it gives me a chance to use them all. After all, my layout is all about having fun.

Little Point Wharf

Presented By: Tim & Matt Stevens

Gauge: OO

A micro-layout of a dockside/wharf area “somewhere in England” in the 1980s.  It was built relatively cheaply and quickly as a “fun” shunting layout.  Points are hand operated using under-board rodding.  The name comes from a former exhibition micro-layout that Matt’s father, Tim, built around twenty years ago.

Newton Folly

Presented By: Bingham MRC

Gauge: OO

Based very, very loosely on Rugeley Trent Valley with its power station, 4 x mainline tracks, a branch line to the power station, industrial area, a country station with pedestrian over-bridge and nearby houses. Both DCC and DC. It is a 4mm tail chaser, 4.4m x 2.35m.

This Years traders include:

Booklaw, Sherwood Models, J & C Models, Malcs Models, A2B, Starlight, 3D Printing for Charity, RailStuff and Rob Derby. With Demonstrations from Cardboard Works, Tony Wrights Loco Clinic and Weathering by Roger Garrett.

Without saying of course our club sales will also be there!

Societies  attending are RCTS and GNRS