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Future Exhibitions

If you have a layout, trade or society stand that you would like to exhibit at a future EMRS exhibition, then please contact: Paul Plummer (Exhibition Manager).

January Show 2017 - Longfield.

Saturday 28th January - 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Sunday 29th January - 10:00am to 4:00pm.

The Longfield Academy, Main Road (B260), Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH.

Click on the postcode above to be redirected to Google Maps (venue location marker however is slightly incorrect).

Please do check before you travel. Thank you.

Travelling by Car:

Full set of directions of how the venue can be from the M25, the M20 and the A2 can be found towards the foot of this page.

Travelling by Rail:

Longfield railway station (5-10 minute walk from the venue) is served by trains from Rochester, Swanley, London Victoria and Gillingham.

Travelling by Bus:

Longfield Academy can be reached by Arriva bus services out of Dartford, Bluewater and Gravesend. Nos. 423 (from Dartford), 433, 474, 475 (all three from Bluewater) and 489 (from Gravesend) stop at Longfield St. Marys Way, Longfield Brickfields Farm, Longfield Railway Bridge and/or Longfield Railway Station. All stops are 5-10 minute walk from the venue. Some services may stop at Longfield Academy itself.

Entry Prices:

Adults: £7.00.

Concessions: £6.00.

Children (5-16): £3.00.

Family (2+2): £18.00.

Children Under 5: Free.

Entry price includes free exhibition guide.

Large free on-site car park - Room for over 200 vehicles. Please be aware that there are separate entrance and exit gates. Please take note of the signs and the car parking marshals. Thank you.

Extensive range of hot and cold food and drinks at reasonable prices.

Large refreshment area - 300+ seats.

The venue is on a single floor, is fully accessible and has a disabled toilet.

Charity Raffle - In aid of the Association of Bexley Charities '78.

Featuring over 30 layouts plus many other attractions.

All Layouts, Demonstrations, Traders and Societies listed here are currently due to be at the show. If there are any changes to the listings, this page will be updated as soon as possible.

Layout Name Region Period/Era Gauge Club/Society/Association Stand No.
Bear Creek Junction Colorado, USA 1900s HO/HOn3/HOn30 Sutton Coldfield Railway Society 68
Belmont Road BR Midland Region Depot 1960s OO Double O Gauge Assoication 82
Brankstone S&D   OO   74
Bysing Wood Junction BR Southern Region 1950s-1960s OO Faversham MRC 92
Cato Pass Sci-Fi n/a OO   106
Cromford BR Midland Region 1950s-1960s N   70
Daconby Town BR Eastern Region 1950s-1960s 3mm Enfield Town MRC 65
Dudley Road Birmingham Modern Image OO Beckenham & West Wickham MRC 62
Eight Dollar Canyon American - Southern Pacific/Milwaukee Road 1960s-1970s HO Carshalton & Sutton MRC 4
Hacienda Avenda California, USA   HO   34
Happisburgh Goods BR Eastern Region 1950s-1960s O The Model Railway Club 67
Hochstadt Bavarian 1950s-1960s O   71
Hofen German   HO   73
Hookhills Viaduct BR Western Region 1960s N   75
Hornby Dublo 3 Rail n/a n/a OO Joe Lock Model Railways 39
Hucknall St. Mary UK Freelance   N EMRS 100
Klapping Austrian   HO Austrian Railway Group 31
Manor Avenue British   N   25
Marmagne Central France 1985-1995 HO SNCF Society 72
Melton Mowbray North BR Midland Region 1960s N   18
Modular Layout/N E Where Various Various N N Gauge Society (West Sussex Area Group) 85
Newbury Road BR Midland Region 1960s-Present N EMRS 83
Oldshaw BR Western Region 1980s EM   76
Peak Forest British Modern Image OO   33
Penhaliq Quay & Black Rock Sands British   OO9   63
Rockmount UK Freelance   N EMRS 105
Rolvenden K&ESR 1920s P4 Scalefour Society 69
Sutton BR Eastern Region 1950s-1960s OO East Bedfordshire MRS 86
Swansea Yard Welsh Modern Image N   64
Thornbury Hill BR Southern Region 1960s OO   87
Triang TT n/a n/a TT   104
Ventnor Isle Of Wight 1967-1968 OO Newhaven & District MRC 66
Warren Hill BR Eastern Region 1948-1968 O   77
Wentworth Yard LNER 1920s-1940s OO   30
Wilmington British Freelance n/a OO St. Michael's Trains4Charity 95
 

Other Exhibitors

Stand No.

Charity Raffle Presented by Association of Bexley Charities '78 101
Crystal Palace High Level Demonstration Presented by Southwark MRC 102
DCC Demystified Presented by Bob Perrat 35
Double O Gauge Association Loco Testing, Advice & Literature 81
Federal Agency For Technical Relief German N Gauge Static Exhibit 103
Foxley Service Centre (Loco Diagnostic & Cleaning Service) Presented by EMRS 27
Gauge 1 Wagon Building Demonstration Presented by Tony Riley 80
Making Model Trees Presented by Jacqui Perrat 36
Microsoft Train Simulator Presented by Basildon MRC 91
Model Railway Express Magazine.com Free Online Publication 6
Orchards (Junior) Scale Model Club Display Static Exhibit 107
Painting & Weathering Demonstration Presented by Jack Chalkley 29
Steve's Model Building Services Presented by Steve Sharp 28

Full trade and society support with over 100 stands in total.

Trade Stands

 

Stand No.

3mm Scale Model Railways 3mm/TT Specialist 40
AGL Associates - 'Loads of Loads' Wagon Loads, Tail Lights, etc. 60
All Components Ltd Electronic Components & Tools 49
All Wheels Pre-Enjoyed 54
Andy Lynch Railways Pre-Enjoyed 55
Bexley Model Centre/GB Models.com New & Pre-Enjoyed 20
Branchline Toys 2013 Thomas & Friends, etc. 50
Carriage & Wagon Models General, As-New & Pre-Enjoyed 45
Ceynix Railway Trees Scale Model Trees 37
Coastal DCC DCC Specialist 53
D&E Videos/DC Kits/LegomanbiffoDDC Videos/DVDs, Models & Kits 9
Dart Castings Scenic Accessories & Figures 23
David Smith Pre-Enjoyed Books 84
David Wills Pre-Enjoyed 8
DoubleO Scenics Static Grasses & Other Scenic Materials 17
DOW Scenics Scenic & War Gaming Materials 46
Engine Shed Toys Thomas & Friends, etc. 7
Falconwood Transport & Military Bookshop New & Pre-Enjoyed Books 51
Finishing Touches Scenics & Tools 12
Harrison-Brown Models Paints, Glues, Tools & Accessories 59
Heritage In Motion Transport DVDs 44
Invicta Model Rail New 19
JB Photocards Transport Models 61
Joe Lock Model Railways Pre-Enjoyed & Hornby Dublo 38
Kent Garden Railways New 5
Kit Krazy Transport Kits 93
KS Laser Designs Laser Cut Kits & Items 16
Layouts4U Scenics & Lighting 11
Mainline & Maritime Books & DVDs 48
Mega Points Controllers Innovative Servo Controllers For Points 88
Mike Pett - 'Supercast' Model Railway Figures 43
Model Railway Electronics Signal, Controls & Electronics 108
Models U Drive Paints, Plastics & Scenics 97
North Road Trains Pre-Enjoyed 14
Phill's Toy Showroom New & Pre-Enjoyed 56
Plus Daughters N Gauge Specialist 89
Railroad Trading Videos/DVDs & Books 58
Ray Morris Pre-Enjoyed 47
Severn Models Fine Detail Brass Buildings Kits 98
Simplified Point Control Alignment Tools & Control Boxes/Panels 24
Simply Southern Limited Edition Wagons 15
Sphere Products Laser Cut Workspace Solutions/Workstations, etc. 57
Videolines Videos/DVDs 52
WM Collectables Pre-Enjoyed 13
 

Society Stands

Stand No.

British 1:87 Scale Society Literature 42
British Enginemen Steam Preservation Society Pre-Enjoyed 90
British Overseas Railway Historical Trust Literature 21
Charity Transport Models & Books Pre-Enjoyed - All profits to charity 99
Class 47 Preservation Project Literature & Pre-Enjoyed 32
EMRS Information Desk Flyers & Literature 1
EMRS Members Sales Stand Pre-Enjoyed 26
EMRS & LTM Limited Editions Sales Stand New Commissions by EMRS & LTM 2
EPB Preservation Group Literature & Pre-Enjoyed 96
Gauge O Guild Literature 78
German Railway Society Literature, DVDs, Mugs & Other Items 41
North West Kent Vounteer Centre Society Stand 3
South Eastern & Chatham Railway Society Literature 79
Spa Valley Railway Literature & Gifts 22
St. Michael's Wilmington - Trains4Charity Pre-Enjoyed 94
 

The Erith Model Railway Society will be selling Bachmann limited edition wagons commissioned by the club:
8 Ton Shepherd Neame & Co. Ventilated Van (Weathered). Ref. 38-375U. Price: £17.00.
14 Ton Paper Makers Chemicals Ltd. Tank Wagon. Ref. 37-650R. Price: £17.50.

We can only accept cash or cheque payments.

Alongside our remaining stocks of Bachmann limited edition wagons, we will be selling some London Transport Museum limited edition items with their agreement:
Bachmann London Underground S Stock Motorised 4 Car Set. Ref.35-990. Price: £280.
Bachmann London Underground S Stock Individual Car M2. Ref. 35-995. Price £39.99.
Bachmann London Underground S Stock Individual Car M1. Ref. 35-997. Price: £39.99.
Bachmann London Underground S Stock Individual Car MS. Ref. 35-996. Price: £39.99.
Bachmann London Underground S Stock Individual Car M2. Ref. 35-995A. Price: £39.99.
Bachmann Class 66 No. 66 718 Sir Peter Hendy. Ref. 32-999Z. Price: £169.99.
Dapol Class 52 No. D1018 Western Buccaneer (Maroon Livery). Ref. 246682 (LTM Shop Code). Price: £149.99.
Dapol Class 52 No. D1018 Western Buccaneer (Blue Livery). Ref. 246675 (LTM Shop Code). Price: £149.99.
Exclusive First Editions London Transport Museum Bus Set 14. Ref. 99930. Price: £33.99.
Exclusive First Editions London Transport Museum Bus Set 15A. Ref. 99933A. Price: £49.99.
Exclusive First Editions London Transport Museum Bus Set 15B. Ref. 99933B. Price: £49.99.

Should we sell out of any London Transport Museum item, orders can be taken.

Directions by Car.

Please do check before you travel. Thank you.

M25 North Bound:
Leave the M25 (A282) at Junction 2 and follow the signs saying ‘Dartford, (A225), H, A&E’.
Join the A225 Princes Road towards Dartford and Crayford.
Leave the A225 almost immediately at the first roundabout and take the first exit signposted Darenth, Longfield, B260, passing The Leigh Academy.
Follow the B260 along Green Street Green Road, Trolling Down Hill, Green Street Green Road and Main Road into Longfield.
Longfield Academy is located on the right after The Chase and before Brickfield Farm.

M25 South Bound:
Leave the M25 (A282) at Junction 1b and join the A225 Princes Road towards Dartford and Crayford.
Leave the A225 almost immediately at the first roundabout and take the first exit signposted Darenth, Longfield, B260, passing The Leigh Academy.
Follow the B260 along Green Street Green Road, Trolling Down Hill, Green Street Green Road and Main Road into Longfield.
Longfield Academy is located on the right after The Chase and before Brickfield Farm.

A2 London/Coast Bound:
Leave the A2 at the interchange for Bluewater Shopping Centre and join the B255 to Bean.
Follow the B255 along Bean Lane, High Street, Southfleet Road, Highcross Road and Whitehill Road into Longfield.
At the end of the B255, turn left and join the B260 Main Road.
Longfield Academy is located on the right after The Chase and before Brickfield Farm.

M20 London Bound:
Leave the M20 at Junction 3, join the M26 and leave at Junction 2a.
Join and follow the A20 London Road towards Brands Hatch, West Kingsdown, Gravesend and Wrotham.
Leave the A20 at the second roundabout and take the second exit signposted Gravesend, Meopham, A227.
Follow the A227 along Gravesend Road, Wrotham Road, South Street and Wrotham Road.
Leave the A227 at the junction signposted Longfield, B260 (after Meopham, before Hook Green).
Follow the B260 along Longfield Road and Main Road.
Longfield Academy is located on the left after Brickfield Farm and before The Chase.

M20 Coast Bound:
Leave the M20 at Junction 2 and join the A20 London Road towards Wrotham, Paddock Wood, Gravesend and Tonbridge.
Leave the A20 at the second roundabout and take the first exit signposted Gravesend, Meopham, A227.
Follow the A227 along Gravesend Road, Wrotham Road, South Street and Wrotham Road.
Leave the A227 at the junction signposted Longfield, B260 (after Meopham, before Hook Green).
Follow the B260 along Longfield Road and Main Road.
Longfield Academy is located on the left after Brickfield Farm and before The Chase.

Bill Murphy
1932 – 2002

In tribute to the memory of Bill Murphy, former Exhibition Manager and Honorary Vice President, Erith Model Railway Society has introduced the Bill Murphy Memorial Shield, which is awarded to the layout that in the judges’ opinion is the best layout at the exhibition. The shield was presented for the first time in 2003 and the list of previous winners is shown below.

Year

Layout Name

Gauge

Region

Owner

Club/Society/Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003 Crisbar O GWR Roger Sisley Private
2004 Bridford O GWR David Beer & Brian Higgs Private
2005 Belmont Road OO BR (MR) Jack Richards Double O Gauge Association
2006 Modular Layout N Various West Sussex Area Group N Gauge Society
2007 Modular Layout N Various West Sussex Area Group N Gauge Society
2008 Hollies End O-16.5 GWR Brian 'Wheels' Stubbles Upminster & Bulpham MRG
2009 Belmont Road OO BR (MR) Jack Richards Double O Gauge Association
2010 Russian Front HO Russia (Stalingrad) Keith Platts K&M Models
2011 Twin Falls On30 USA (Logging) Dan & Mick Lawrence Private
2012 Leavesden O BR (NSE) Peter Clark Private
2013 Simply Narrow Gauge On30 Various Keith Willows Egham & Staines MRS
2014 Harton Gill P4 BR (NER) & NCB Graham Broad Carshalton & Sutton MRC
2015 Wellbridge OO BR (SR) William Gant Crawley MRS
2016 Tonbridge West Yard OO BR (NSE) Paul Wade Private

John Heath
1934 - 2009

In tribute to the memory of John Heath, former club member and well known modeller, Erith Model Railway Society has introduced the John Heath Cup, which is awarded to the layout that in the judges’ opinion has the best scenic detail. The cup was presented for the first time in 2010 and the list of previous winners is shown below.

Year

Layout Name

Gauge

Region

Owner

Club/Society/Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 The Trench 009 Europe (WWI) Mark Hedgecock Wimbledon MRC
2011 Twin Falls On30 USA (Logging) Dan & Mick Lawrence Private
2012 Ottoschwande N Germany David & Iris Guscott Private
2013 Trezeath OO BR (SR) Paul Reeve Private
2014 Graubundenbahn HOm Swiss Niek Talsma Private
2015 Wellbridge OO BR (SR) William Gant Crawley MRS
2016 Red Hook Bay HO Maine, USA Mike Carter High Wycombe & District MRS

If you have a layout that you would like to exhibit at a future EMRS exhibition, please contact: Paul Plummer (Exhibition Manager).

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