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Risborough & District MRC – Risex 2016 Model Railway Exhibition
February 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Risborough & District Model Railway Club take over the whole of the Community Centre in Princes Risborough for one day in the spring each year. Allowing local modellers to display their layouts and model making. Large car park adjacent to the Community Centre. Half hourly bus service from Aylesbury or High Wycombe. Ten minute walk from Chiltern Railway station with regular trains from Birmingham, Banbury, Aylesbury or London Marylebone, 25 minutes drive from M40 Junction 6 via B4009. Light refreshments will be available.
OPENING TIMES: 10.am to 5pm
ADMISSION: Adults £3.00 Children £2.00
Layouts booked to attend:
Okehampton O Gauge, Exhibited by Risborough & District Model Railway Club, The engine shed area of our large southern layout, where a variety of locos can be seen shunting about.
Bradfield Gloucester Square, OO Gauge, Exhibited by Tring & District Model Railway Club, The layout was inspired by the Midland Railway’s terminus in Bradford (Forster Square), the trains are run to a working timetable, which is based on a simplified BR summer one from the early 1960s.
Kirkmellington: EM Gauge, Graham Bucknell, Represents a small colliery in the NCB East Ayr area of Scotland. It is assumed to be on a small single track branch line off the main G&SWR main line from Carlisle to Kilmarnock that winds its way up into the Ayrshire hills near Patna and Dalmellington from the east.
Whitecross Street, OO Gauge, Exhibited by John Baggaley, Set in the late 1960s/early 1970s (British Rail’s ‘Blue Period’) the layout represents a fictitious station and small parcels depot located near the real Moorgate Station.
Dobris, HO Gauge, Exhibited by Ian Lampkin, This is It is based on the real terminus to the South West of Prague, Czech Railways 2005-07.
Galatia, KS, HO Gauge, Exhibited by Dan Spalding, This represents a small agricultural settlement in Kansas, USA, from 1919 it was also the terminus of the Little River Sub-division of the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) railway, set in the period 2008 to 2010.
Batty Moor, N Gauge, Exhibited by Twickenham & District Model Railway Club, ‘Batty Moor’ is based on the sidings at Blea Moor just North of the Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle to Carlisle Railway. As the area changed very little between 1945 and 1965 we run trains from post war LMS, through nationalisation, and BR steam to the green diesel period.
Sankei – Kansen, Z Gauge, Exhibited by Peter McConnell, Set somewhere in Japan, various passenger and freight trains can be seen, look out for the Shinkansen (bullet train).