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Great Central Railway – The Model Event

June 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Model Event is to be held for the fourth year after its successful launch in 2014. It will be spread across Loughborough, Quorn and Rothley Stations, where visitors can buy an all inclusive ticket to travel on the only main line double tracked heritage railway in the country and stop off at one or all of the exhibition sites at each station, i.e. travel behind the real thing to the model equivalent. Early bird tickets will be available for on line bookings up to May 1st 2017.

OPENING TIMES:  FRI/SAT 10.00 to 5.00, SUN 10.00 to 4.00
ADMISSION:  Adults £20.00  Concessions £20.00  Children £9.00

Over 70 of the country’s best layouts will be attending alongside over 40 of the industry’s leading suppliers.

The main event arena, at Quorn & Woodhouse station, there will be a 35,000sqft exhibition hall where suppliers such as Bachmann, Cheltenham, Kernow, Hornby Magazine, Mortons Publishing and Book Law will be in attendance alongside many others.  Layouts, also being exhibited include, amongst others: Aber Emllyn, Avian A Llyin and Bath Green Park

Other stations will specialise in different areas of the hobby.  At Loughborough 16mm live steam, G gauge and Railwayana traders, at Rothley model engineering, gauge 3 and GCR’s resident garden railway.

An intensive timetable will be in operation across the weekend. Locomotive roster to be announced.

Layouts on show at Quorn and Woodhouse:

Aber Emilyn

Amberdale

Anderby Creek

Ardgoin

Avian A Llyin

Awdry St Nicholas

Barton Hill

Bath Green Park

Bowlegget Manor To Farr End

Bradford City Rd

Brook Lane

Burshaw North Western

Charlieville

Deeping Lane Depot

Deverdun

El Cremella

Famous Trains

Fenby Quay

Foston Mills

Foxbile Brewery

Franwood TMD

Glenellen Castle

Gresten

Hampton End

Hartshill Bank

Hassell Harbour Bridge

Hobbs Warren

Hornby Dublo Layout

Horsted Keynes

Idleford Town

Ilkeston Town

Irgendwohn Im Allgau

John Fownes Cardboard Works

Kirby Stephen West

Klinkerhofen

Leicester South

Long Melford

Malix

Market Rasen

Hornby Magazine Layout

Museum Of Transport

Myton

Obertonberg

Old Blarney

Old Elms Rd.

Penrhyn Quarry

Rise Park

Snowy River Railroad

Sowters Lane Junction

St. Ettienne-En Caux

St. Georges Junction

Stackton Tressall

Tamaro

Tanpit Lane

The Fourth Bridge

The Moreven Terminal

Thomas And Friends

Todmorten Midland

Upp & Bak Les Plews

Villefranch La Chapelle

45C Westlands

Willowbrook Marsh

Woodthorpe Shed

Traders attending the show:

 

DEMO LAYOUTS and DEMONSTRATIONS

Northampton Test Track

Demu
MERG
Online Models – Electrics demo
Wilson – Weathering  demo
Derby Trees  – Tree making and scenic
009 Society demo
Grasslaying demo by Double O Scenics

Tony Wright – Kitbuilding

P R Marshall – Large Scale Cardboard Locomotives

SOCIETIES and CLUBS

Austrian Railway Society

Bingham Model Railway Club

Leicester Model Railway Club

Llanfair and Welshpool Society

N Gauge Society

O Gauge Society

Ruddington Model Railway Club

Shepshed Model Railway Club

Soar Valley Model railway Club

Syston Model Railway Society

Charity

Rainbows

Traders attending the show

12 Volt DC

ACME Trains & Models

ADM Turntables

Air FRamed

All Components

Aspire Gifts and Models

B & H Models

Bachmann

Bachmann Collectors Club

Booklaw

Brickyard Models

Ceynix Railway Trees

Cheltenham Models

Deltic Preservation Society

Derby Trees

Digitrains

Don Bishop Photography

Double O Scenics

DRME Publishing

Finishing Touches

Footplate

Grantham Model Shop

Grimy Times

H & A Models

Hornby Magazine

Invicta

Jack Shaw Artist

Kernow Model Rail Centre

Kytes Lights

Layouts 4 U

Lcut Creative

Lord & Butler

Mad About Trains

MegaPoints Controllers

Model U

Modelex

Mortons Media

Online Models

Plus Daughters

Railtrail Tours

Real Track Models

R G Connor Signs & Graphics

Severn Models

Shawplan

Sherwood Models

Skytrex

Starlite Models Kits & Bits

Stevenson Millhome Models

Steve Currin Books

TMC The Model Centre

Tony’s Trains

Tools 2000

TT Diecast (L M Centre)

Traintech

 

Loughborough Station (Confirmed)

LMS Patriot Project

Nick Lowe –  Books, Memorabilia & Models

Railway Correspondence & Travel Society – Maps & Books

 

Rothley Station

Burton-upon-Trent Model Engineering Society

Leicester Model Engineering Society

North West Leicester Society of Model Engineers

The Melton Mowbray & District Model Engineering Society

Nottingham Society of Model Engineers

Details

Start:
June 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
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Organiser

Great Central Railway
Phone:
http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/
Website:
http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/

Venue

Quorn & Woodhouse Station
Woodhouse Road
Quorn, Leicestershire LE12 8AG United Kingdom
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Phone:
01509 632315
Website:
http://www.gcrailway.co.uk/

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