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  • Add to Calendar 2020-09-12 10:00:00 2020-09-13 17:00:00 Europe/London Museum of the Great Western Railway - Swindon Railway Festival The big GWR event of the year, celebrating all things railway. Step into the glorious world of model railways. Prepare to be amazed as you discover beautiful model railway engines, carriages, wagons, stock and scenery with an astounding level of detail and craftsmanship.We have a terrific variety of scales and gauges on display (Please scroll down for layout details); you'll find 29 model railways throughout the Museum. Book Online through the STEAM website for discounted admission. Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Firefly Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2EY Museum of the Great Western Railway FaceBook link Museum of the Great Western Railway
      - Swindon Railway Festival

  • Sat 12th - Sun 13th September 2020

  • Steam - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Firefly Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2EY


    OPENING TIMES:  10am - 5pm
    ADMISSION:  Adults £13.00  Concessions £10.00  Children £8.80  Family £35.20 
    The big GWR event of the year, celebrating all things railway. Step into the glorious world of model railways. Prepare to be amazed as you discover beautiful model railway engines, carriages, wagons, stock and scenery with an astounding level of detail and craftsmanship.We have a terrific variety of scales and gauges on display (Please scroll down for layout details); you'll find 29 model railways throughout the Museum. Book Online through the STEAM website for discounted admission.

    Experience the amazing detail of 29 model railways and get up close to famous steam engines - All in one event!
    Taking place throughout the Museum, this festival combines all the wonderful displays at STEAM with a feast of model rail layouts as we celebrate the GWR and all things railway.
    Whatever your age, there is something for all generations.
    Families will love the special children's interactive model railways, activity trails and dedicated play areas.
    You'll get the chance to explore our new exhibitions too: 'On the Buses - Exploring the Countryside with the GWR', 'Flying High - With Railway Air Services', and 'Twix Rail and Sea - The Story of GWR shipping'.
    For modelling enthusiasts, we have some fascinating demonstrations lined up. Specialist modellers will be at hand for a chat and to give tips and advice on construction and weathering techniques.
    Trade stands inside the Museum will be stocked with model railway items, railway art, railway books and memorabilia for all your railway bargains.

    CONTACT:  Contact Exhibition Manager by mail   Tel: 01793 466646
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
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    T:10+
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    List of Traders Attending :   List of Layouts Attending :
    Air Framed
    Bill Hudson Books
    Brunswick Railways Ltd
    Cheltenham Model Centre
    Greenwood Model Rail
    Handbourn Cabinets
    Kernow Model Centre
    Lee Marsh Models Ltd
    Minerva Model Railways
    Masterpiece Models
    Rob Rowland, Artist & Illustrator
    Slater's Plastikard
    Squires Model & Craft Tools
    Steam Shop
      Gauge '3'
    Test Track - Hand's on 'Drive A Loco'
    7mm Scale
    82g
    CWM Pen-Ol Junction
    Dan-Y-Griag*
    East Midlands Group Test Track
    Laramie Engine Terminal
    Glenbogle*
    Paper Mill Quay
    Plymouth Friary Engine Shed*
    7mm Broad Gauge
    Dunsmore Heath
    Teign House Sidings
    The Parlour Railway*
    S Scale
    Arcadia
    4mm Scale
    Awdry St Nicholas - Interactive Layout
    Caddenford
    Corwenna
    Cyril Street
    Montague Field
    Porth Saint John
    4mm EM Gauge
    Broadford
    Clarendon & Scrubbs Lane
    2mm Fine Scale
    Burnham-On-Sea
    Lambourn
    2mm 'N' Gauge
    Broadwater Junction
    009
    Puffin Colliery
    Untitled* - Interactive Layout
    Narrow Gauge
    Bluebell Summit
    The Quarry
    Mattley
    *New Layout
      List of Other Displays :
      There Will be A Live Steam Traction Engine Display at the Front of the Museum, Including the Sounding of Steam's Own Swindon Works Replica Hooter* (On the Hour, Every Hour).

    HOW TO GET THERE:
    If you are Travelling by Car :   Nearest Railway Stations :
    Check here for Parking Options.   Swindon (Wilts) [0.43 miles]

Info Last Updated : 13th March 2020
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