An article in the mail online by Stef Cockcroft talks about the fact that “It’s OO-heaven! ” as hundreds of enthusiasts come together to celebrate the best of British model railways – with dozens of intricate scenes creating fictional towns from yesteryear.
Hundreds of model train enthusiasts came together this weekend to celebrate the country’s intense love affair with British railways.
More than 30 intricate models showing real and imaginary railway scenes from British locomotive history were put on display at the Festival of British Railway Modelling in Doncaster, the spiritual home of train travel.
The layouts, created under the theme ‘Best of British’, depicted a range of scales and gauges from the pre-war era right up until privatisation in 1995, celebrating Britain’s place as home of the steam locomotive.#
Tags: Doncaster, Exhibition, Model Railway