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RAILEX 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

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In conjunction with
Risborough and District Model Railway Club,
Here is your chance to win one of four Adult tickets to the
Railex 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 26th - Sun 27th May 2018

at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Stadium Approach, 
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP21 9PP.

RAILEX is a model railway exhibition that brings together the very best layouts and traders in one huge hall at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. The emphasis is on quality and Railex has some very large layouts that are not normally seen at other shows. A free vintage bus will run from Aylesbury railway station carpark to RAILEX and return up to every half hour Saturday and every hour on Sunday. Up to two children can be admitted free with each paying adult on Sunday only.

Competition ends Sat 12th May.

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Railex 2018 Model Railway Exhibition 2018

This Exhibitions and Events calendar covers many of the Railway events in the forthcoming months. If your event is not listed just complete the SUBMISSION FORM with your details and we will add them on the next regular update.

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Disabled AccessWheelchair Friendly  No. of Layouts
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November 2018

  • Sat 3rd - High Wycombe & District Model Railway Society -  Wycrail 18
    Cressex Community School, Cressex Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
    This year's WYCRAIL '18 exhibition will once again, take place at the now established, larger and bigger venue of the Cressex Community School, Holmers Lane, High Wycombe, Bucks HP12 4UD on Saturday 3rd November. WYCRAIL'18 will have over 25 high quality and inspirational model railway layouts, of British, North American and Continental outline and in a wide range of scales and gauges including 2mm finescale, N, 3mm, 00, H0, EM, P4, 0 and narrow gauges. Full trade support.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Bristol & Somerset Group H R C A -  Tenth Vintage Hornby Train Show
    The King Alfred School (B Block), Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset
    Bristol & Somerset Group HRCA presents a celebration of the Hornby Series Trains made in England by Meccano Ltd in gauge 0 (1920-39 and 1946-64) and Hornby-Dublo 00 (1938-9 and 1946-64). These robust and colourful trains were aimed at the upper end of the toy train market and though made in vast quantities, the survival of so many in good order underlines the quality built into them. They are highly prized and still provide pleasure to model railway enthusiasts of all ages.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:9
    T:6
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Padiham Unitarian Chapel -  Padiham Model Railway Event 2018
    Padiham Unitarian Chapel Hall (Next to Memorial Park), Knight Hill, Padiham, Lancashire
    Padiham's 18th Annual Model Railway Event presents an enjoyable eclectic mix of Gauge 1 live steam running, Japanese Bullet Trains, stationary steam engines on compressed air, trams, “O” gauge, "OO/HO" and "N" gauge layouts, trade stand(s), children's Playmobil area and loads more for both families & model enthusiasts. Tasty homemade refreshments are available throughout the day in seated area in the main hall.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:1
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Romford Model Railway Society -  Romford Model Railway Show
    Marshalls Park School, Pettits Lane, Romford, Essex
    A friendly model railway show for all the family featuring layouts in a variety of scales with trade support to cater for a wide range of railway modelling interests  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:18
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - West Wiltshire Gauge 0 Group -  Westbury Model Railway Show
    The Paragon Hall, Haynes Road, Westbury, Wiltshire
    There is a variety of layouts attending this year show. Kieth Wareham's test track Gauge 0. Gogton Middle Gauge 0, this layout can be operated by visitors to the show. Hornby tinplate 0. Biterfeld (German) 00. Ashton Meadows possibly. Savernake Lower 00. Sally's S&DJR 00. How it works N. The popular Scalextric layout also returns. Traders and Demonstrators will also attend. Last but not least delightful Refreshments.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:9
    T:8
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - World of Motion and Barry Stockton Promotions -  Wrexham Hobbies and Model Railway Show  - **Updated**
    Wrexham Memorial Hall, Bodhyfryd, Wrexham, Clwyd
    Wrexham Annual Hobbies and Model Railway Show with Model Railway Layouts, Demonstrations, Club Stands and Displays of Model Boats, Slot Cars, Aircraft, Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Buses, Trams Diecast Toy etc. and includes a full compliment of Trade support. Situated in the centre of the town, and within easy reach of rail and bus services.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - West Sussex N Gauge MRC -  A Model Railway Show  - **Updated**
    The Angmering School, Greenwood Drive, Station Road, Angmering, West Sussex
    West Sussex N Gauge MRC present A Model Railway Show ALL GAUGES, including live steam. This is a two day show. Layouts & Traders are subject to change, updates will be made when available.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:25+
    T:17
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Wight Model Railway Group -  Wightrail 2018  - **Updated**
    Medina Leisure Centre, Fairlee Road, Newport, Isle of Wight
    This is our 47th annual show and will once again be at the Medina Leisure Centre in Newport, Fairlee Road, PO30 2DX, Isle of Wight. Good access by car or public transport. We have a FREE car park and our own catering for you. Southern Vectis bus no.9(Ryde-Newport via Fairlee) stops right outside every 20 minutes. The centre is about 15 minutes walk from Newport Town centre. from the mainland, passenger ferries arrive at Ryde(bus no.9) or West Cowes(bus no. 1). Come and enjoy our show.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:4
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society -  The Gravesend Model Railway Show
    Northfleet School For Girls, Hall Road, Northfleet, Kent
    Once again we return to our fantastic fully accessible venue to again offer a great variety of interesting layouts, railway societies and a selection of quality trade support. Close to the A2, Ebbsfleet station and Bluewater, our venue has: Free on-site parking, a regular bus service that stops outside, wheelchair access and the usual friendly atmosphere. Our members are happy to assist those who need assistance and answer enquiries about the Show or Society.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:12
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th - Spalding Model Railway Club -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition 2018
    Springfields Events Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding, Lincolnshire
    East of England's Premier Model Railway Exhibition. Free Colour Show Guide. Free Parking. Restaurant on Site.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:30
    T:27
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - Burton Railway Society -  Burton Model Railex
    National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
    Our seventh year at the National Brewery Centre. 16 layouts with trade support and the admission price includes full access to the museum. Refreshments, free parking, along with a selection of cask ales are available. The history of brewing in Burton is told plus how the railways and road transport played such an important part in the growth of the town. Brewery locos along with the directors saloon are on static display as well as numerous road vehicles. Shire horses are also kept on site.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:16
    T:12
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - Poole and District Model Railway Society -  2018 Exhibition
    Poole Grammar School, Gravel Hill, Poole, Dorset
    This year's show is sponsored by Model Railway Solutions (modelrailwaysolutions/) and again we will be having 3 halls of layouts, traders and demonstrators. We are also pleased to have the amazing Bournemouth West at the show recreating this iconic terminus of the Somerset and Dorset Railway. There will be lost more to tell you about this year's show and this page will be update in due course.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:15
    T:7
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sun 4th - The Slim Gauge Circle -  American Narrow Gauge Modeller's Rugby Meet
    LMR Association Club, Hillmorton Road, Hillmorton, Rugby, Warwickshire
    The Slim Gauge Circle is a group of modellers interested in American Narrow Gauge prototypes in the popular scales of H0n2.5, H0n3, Sn3, 0n2, 0n30, 0n3, Fn3 etc. Interested guests are welcome for a nominal charge which will be credited towards their membership subscription if they subsequently decide to join the Circle. Several traders specific to American Narrow Gauge Modelling will be at the meeting.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO: 
    L:1-2
    T:1-3
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Ipswich Railway Modellers Association -  Annual Exhibition 2018
    Rushmere Hall Primary School, Lanark Road, Ipswich, Suffolk
    Please note accompanied children (with an adult) will gain free entry.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Alsager Railway Association -  Alsager Model Railway Exhibition
    Legends Conference Centre, Sunnybank Road, Crewe, Cheshire
    Our annual show at Bentley Motors Conference Centre Crewe. ample Free Parking Public service buses are available from Crewe Railway Station & stop close to the entrance.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    T:13
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Blackburn & East Lancs Model Railway Society -  53rd Annual Exhibition
    Darwen Vale High School, Blackburn Road, Darwen, Lancashire
    Blackburn & East Lancashire Model Railway Society - 53rd Annual Exhibition. Adults £7.00 (Two day entry £10.00) Unaccompanied children £4.00 Accompanied children Free  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:17
    T:18
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Hull Miniature Railway Society -  Hull Model Railway Show
    Walton Street Leisure Centre, Goathland Close, Walton Street, Hull, East Yorkshire
    The 39th Annual Model Railway Show presented by the Hull Miniature Railway Society. The Show will contain a mix of scales and gauges, including some of the lesser common ones, and will be up to the standard that Hull MRS is known for. Details of the layouts, traders etc.will be advised in due course. We look forward to seeing friends old and new in November.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12+
    T:8+
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Newcastle & District Model Railway Society -  Tyneside 2018 Model Railway Exhibition
    Heaton Manor School, Newton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
    ** THIRD YEAR AT THIS VENUE ** HEATON MANOR SCHOOL **. (( Previously at Gateshead Stadium.)). Number 38 Buses pass the school from Central Station area every 10 minutes. Other bus routes along the Coast Road (Corner House) are a 5 minute walk away. The nearest Metro Stations are a 20 minute walk away, Jesmond, South Gosforth etc. Plenty of free parking at front and rear of school grounds, and on street parking available. Great catering at reasonable prices.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:17
    T:20
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Hampton Court Model Railway Society -  Tolworth Showtrain
    Tolworth Recreation Centre, Fullers Way North, Tolworth, Surrey
    Tolworth Showtrain 2018, the 28th Show of the Hampton Court Model Railway Society will again feature layouts displaying superb modelling and entertaining operation. There will also be comprehensive Trade support. Children can drive the trains on one layout. Bus link from Surbiton station. SUNDAY Child admitted FREE with every paying Adult.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:21
    T:24
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 10th - Sun 11th - Wincanton Model Railway Exhibition
    King Arhurs School, West Hill, Wincanton, Somerset
    Organised with the aim of raising money for local area charity(s). Expecting to see Over 20 layouts in most of the popular scales, 6 traders, Preservation trusts, Refreshments. Large free Car Parking and easy access from the A303
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:6
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Pendle Forest Model Railway Society -  Annual Model Railway Exhibition
    Park High School, Venables Avenue, Colne, Lancashire
    A varied assortment of model railway layouts covering a wide range of themes and locations - hopefully enough to suit all tastes.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:10
    T:5
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Naphill -  Brick & Model Show
    Naphill Village Hall, Main Road, Naphill, Buckinghamshire
    G gauge layout and various other toy trains including Lego(TM). Number of layouts and traders awaiting confirmation.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Shoeburyness Model Railway Club -  Model Railways and Hobbies
    Garons Tennis & Leisure Centre, Eastern Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex
    A family day out not to be confused with that other show up north. There are Trains /Planes /Boats / Slot Cars / Large scale RC Lorries /Clubs / Demonstrations. Full Trade support. Everything you could want. Once again we are able to present the biggest Tamiya Truck Display in Essex. The Charity SMRC are supporting this year is the. Essex Air ambulance and Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Thornbury & South Glos Model Railway Club -  Annual Exhibition
    The Chantry, 52 Castle Street, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire
    Initial notification of our 2018 exhibition.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Refreshments

  • Sat 17th - Sun 18th - Solrail Ltd -  Workington Model Railway Exhibition
    Energus Building, Lillyhall, Workington, Cumbria
    Solrail Ltd. A not for profit company has moved Workington Exhibition to the Energus building at Lillyhall, between Whitehaven and Workington and will be there again this year. It has to be seen to be believed! Light and airy with lots of natural lighting it makes for a pleasant experience. There is a bus service on the Saturday that stops outside the door from both Workington and Whitehaven. Easy to park. Easy to access and all on one level! Fresh meals available. Excellent toilet facilities.  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:12
    T:7
    CS
    Md
    Free Parking Refreshments

  • Thu 22nd - Sun 25th - I.N.G.A. Net -  13th Internernational N Gauge Convention
    Messe Stuttgart, (Adjacent to Stuttgart Airport), Stuttgart, Germany
    The 13th International N Gauge show by I-N-G-A.Net(International N Gauge Association Network) in conjunction with Modellbau Sud. A large exciting N gauge gathering with layouts and modules from all over Europe and beyond. Has to be seen to be appreciated. Supported by traders with new and pre-owned models. Other scales supported through the larger model and toy show in same venue. Excellent show in a well-organised, large venue next to airport. Day trip possible from Birmingham - possibly others
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - Warley Model Railway Club -  Warley National Model Railway Exhibition
    National Exhibition Centre, A45 - M42, Birmingham, West Midlands
    Warley National Model Railway Exhibition, the UK's largest Model Railway show, opens its doors in November as usual. The world renowned event is also a fun day out for local families, and the premier model railway show in the UK with over 90 model railway layouts to see and enjoy. As usual there will be a huge trade interest with all the major model manufacturers and most of the smaller ones on hand. This Year Kids go for a Quid each (15 or under accompanied by an adult and under 5's F  MORE DETAILS HERE...
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:90+
    T:170
    CS
    Md
    Refreshments

  • Sat 24th - Sun 25th - Falkirk Model Railway Club -  Falkirk Model Railway Exhibition
    Forth Valley College, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Stirlingshire
    Our annual Exhibition being held at the Forth Valley College, Falkirk. Layouts vary through the Gauges from N Gauge through to G Scale. With Steam through to Modern Image. Traders selling New and Secondhand Stock. Also Electrical and Scenic materials.
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:20
    T:24
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

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