Nottingham MRS Spring Show Diary Details
Saturday & Sunday 16 & 17 March 2019
Organiser: Nottingham MRS
Venue: Highbank Community Centre, Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham NG11 9DG.
Sat 10:00 – 17:00
Sun 10:00 – 16:00
Admission: adults £4, children £1
Amenities: refreshments, level access throughout,
How to get there
Public transport – Nottingham Express Tram (NET) to Holy Trinity tram stop
By Car – M1 Jct. 24, use A453 to Clifton. There is some on-street parking or use the free parking at Clifton NET Park and Ride which is signed from the A453 (Satnav NG11 8BF). NET offers a £1 Clifton Shopper ticket for the tram from here to the venue tram stop.
Features: 6 layouts including debut of club Trent Lane Junction layout, trade stands, hands on demonstration.
Further information: www.nottingham-modelrailway.org.uk
or find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/NottinghamMRS
Trent Lane Junction – Nottingham MRS– 00 Scale – Based on the complex of lines to the east of Nottingham in the 1960’s where the GNR line to Grantham and the MR line to Lincoln criss-crossed each other and is on two levels. We will be running it with steam and green diesels.
Springfield – Nottingham MRS – HO – Our “Anytown USA” urban switching layout males a return featuring 1980’s and 1990’s CP Rail and Maine Central trains.
Kozel Cement – Dave Paylor – HO Scale. Featuring Czech freight operations in the 1990’s on a freight-only branch to a cement works [CM March 2013]
Heath Green – Nick Palette – 00 Scale – Depicting a third-rail electrified branch line on the Southern Region of BR in the 1960’s
Elmfield – Dave Westwood – N scale – Early 1960’s BR in the Black Country
Mount Woodville Works – Robert Milliken – P4. Features industrial railway operations at a salt glazed sanitary ware works in the mid-twentieth century
“Getting Started on Scenery” – the Trent lane Junction team show how they recreated part of Nottingham in miniature
Modelling in P4 society/demo
Creating Model Buildings and the Miniature Landscape” – David Wright from Dovedale Models will be showing his techniques for modelling the natural and built environment using readily available materials
Model Power Depot