SCRS Outing 2015

Sutton Coldfield Railway Society

SCRS Outing 2016
 
ANNUAL
MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION
27th & 28th April 2019

BISHOP WALSH SCHOOL
Wylde Green Road
SUTTON COLDFIELD
West Midlands
B76 1QT


Opening Times:
Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm

Tickets:
ADULTS £5, OAP's £4
Accompanied children under 16 admitted free.

Parking: Free
Refreshments: A light refreshments service will be available for sandwiches, snacks, cakes, tea, coffee, etc..
Disabled: The building is easily accessible for the severely disabled and help can also be provided wherever necessary.
SCRS Exhibition 2019
  LAYOUTS CONFIRMED
 
  • Museum of Transport, 4mm scale
  • Timber Valley, OO9 gauge
  • Illie Town, OO gauge
  • Dunkow Road, N gauge
  • Melinau’r Abaty, O-16.5 gauge
  • Stackton Tressell, OO gauge
  • Chwarel Tegid, OO9 gauge
  • Ryburgh, OO gauge
  • Lymebrook Yard, N gauge
  • Penybont Fawr, OO gauge
  • Valencia Harbour, 21mm gauge
  • Fort Whiting, OO9 gauge
  • Lambury Towers, Gn15
  • Watney & Worsted, OO Gauge

Museum of Transport

The Museum of Transport is a layout with constant movement and activity with many exciting features to entertain all ages and all interests. We do not operate to timetables or real time schedules and the layout is running constantly to entertain. Wherever you look, something is happening!

Museum of Transport
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Timber Valley
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Timber Valley

Timber Valley is totally ficitious set somewhere in the valleys of Yorkshire, the local community work at the local sawmill, the small branch line heads off into the hills and adjoing valley, the main station takes passengers to meet the main line.

Illie Town

Illie Town is a little layout based in the Midlands. Passenger services are served by London Midland, Chiltern and East Midlands Trains. On the freight side of things, there's a warehouse which imports steel and a ballest siding, which both are served by all sorts of locos from different companies. there's a two road depot with a separate fuelling point.

Illie Town
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Dunkow Road

Dunkow Road

Dunkow Road is an N Gauge layout loosely based on the SR/WR region lines of BR in the late 1960's / early 70's.
Here the twice daily milks are being loaded ably assisted by a class 22. One wonders how much longer this service & the loco will survive. The effects of Beeching & the road lobby are being felt everywhere in the local area.

Melinau’r Abaty

The layout depicts part of a fictional mid-Wales narrow gauge railway primarily transporting slate products and passengers. Whilst the arrangement itself is conjecture, almost all of the landscape, buildings, practices and rolling stock depict scenes from real railways and locations as they were in the 1930’s.

Melinau’r Abaty
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Penybontfawr

Penybontfawr

The layout depicts an imaginary ex Cambrian Railways branch line originally built in the late 1800’s for the movement of both passengers and goods. The original use of the branch was for the movement of both lead from the mines and stone from the various quarries in the area. Other goods movements on the line includes gunpowder vans for the mines and quarries as well as farm machinery, coal and general merchandise.
Passenger traffic consists of local trains to the nearby town of Oswestry and connection to the main Cambrian line.

 

  DEMONSTRATIONS
 
  • Doctor Railways
  • Ballasting Demo and DCC test track
  TRADERS
 
  • 12 Volts DC - Model railway electrical components.
  • Booklaw Publications - Railway books.
  • Country Scenes & Trees - Model scenery supplier.
  • Grange & Hodder Ltd - Lightweight, precision laser cut plywood baseboards.
  • Hobbyrail - Sutton Coldfield - DCC demonstration and sales stand.
  • Ian's Trains - Pre-owned models.
  • John Sutton Books and Models - New and used narrow gauge books.
  • Squires Model and Craft Tools - Specialised miniature hand and power tools.
  • Topp Trains - Ready to run locomotives and rolling stock.
  ALSO FEATURING
 
  • SCRS Club Stand
  • One Man's Hobby - Hobby reflections from an SCRS club member
  • Audio Visual and Slide Presentations from Robin Mathams and Derek Haywood
  • SCRS Photographic display
  • Sutton Coldfield Model Engineers - Live Steam display models in 7.25" and 5" scales and more
  • OO9 Society West Midlands Group
  • 7mm Narrow Gauge Association West Midlands Group
  • Amerton Railway display
  • Tallylyn Narrow-Gauge Steam Railway
  • Warley MRC information stand
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The details provided above are correct as at 1st August 2018 but are subject to change without notice.

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