2018 Exhibition 2018-01-03T16:12:25+00:00

17th and 18th March 2018

Dates: Sat 17 March 2017 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 18 March 2017 09:30 – 16:30

 Venue: Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Wigman Road, Nottingham NG8 4PB


Caradon Junction by Mike Kelly, OO gauge Cornish china clay branch set in the 1970s and 80s.

Calderwood by David Kirby and John Dilnot, OO gauge Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway through station set in the pre-grouping era.

CSX Rensville by Keith Renshaw, HO scale US short line set in the present day.

Herculaneum Dock by Mike Edge, OO gauge representation of the Liverpool waterfront in the 1950s, including BR, Mersey Docks and Liverpool Overhead railway systems.

Sutton in Ashfield Town by the Elizabethan Railway Society, OO gauge GNR through station set in the 1950s and 60s.

South Town by Chris Trafford, OO gauge representation of Yarmouth South Town set in the 1950s.

Lambourn by Richard Wilson, 2mm Finescale model of GWR terminus.

Tyskie-Wielkopolska by Alan Wardman, HO scale model of Polish country station.

Neuburg by Nick Palette, HO scale model of East German terminus in the 1980s.

Burdale Colliery by Gresley and Wychnor MRG, O gauge model of colliery and adjacent BR lines set in the late 1960s.

Hampshire Hills Traction by John Huddlestone, HO scale model of US interurban tramway.

Kirkmellington by Graham Bucknell, EM gauge model of Scottish colliery set in the early 1970s.

Aberdeen Kirkhill by Glenn Daniel, OO gauge model of a modern train maintenance depot, set in the 1990s.

Kaprun by John Atkinson, HOe model of an Austrian narrow gauge line.

Deansmoor by Jon Dean, N gauge representation of a section of railway in the Stockport area in the post-privatisation are.

Wickwar by Farnham and District MRC, N gauge model of a station on the ex-Midland Birmingham – Bristol line, set in the 1950s and 60s.

Thorncliff by Steve Saxby, OO gauge model of a line near Sheffield set in the 1980s.

Tanpit Lane by Allan Atherley, EM gauge quarry line in the present day.

Rise Park, by Bingham MRC, N gauge model of this Nottingham station.

Burnham on Sea by Alastair Knox, N gauge model of former Somerset and Dorset railway terminus.

Symonds Green Brewery by David Coates, OO9 model of a brewery railway.

Weaver Hill by Benjamin Brady, OO gauge model of 4-track electrified main line set in the present day.

Cottleston by Ben Adlington, OO gauge model of an ex-GNR station in the Notts/Derbyshire area set in the present day.

Number 5 Passing Place by Martyn Chapman, OO gauge model of the Grimsby and Immingham tramway.

Selah (Fruit Row) by Andy Gautrey, HO scale model of the US Yakima Valley railway. Visitors have an opportunity to operate this layout under supervision as part of the Getting Started feature .

Industrivej by Nick Quinn, HO scale model of a Danish industrial site, operated here with British stock. Visitors have an opportunity to operate this layout under supervision as part of the Getting Started feature.

Forge Mill Sidings by Michael Prince, P4 model of a small goods yard set in the 1970s and 80s.


A1 Models, www.a1modelsuk.com

Anoraks Anonymous

Bill Hudson Transport Books, www.billhudsontransportbooks.co.uk

Booklaw, www.booklaw.co.uk will be launching several new titles at the show, with authors present for book signing.


Cheltenham Model Centre, www.cheltenhammodelcentre.co.uk

Dart Castings/Montys Models/MJT

Direct Train Spares

Green Scene, www.green-scenes.co.uk will also be demonstrating how to make model scenery.

Hobby Holidays

Isinglass Models, www.isinglass-models.co.uk will also be demonstrating 3D printing of coach sides.

Judith Edge Kits www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/catalogues/judithedge.html


Notts Historic Vehicles

MegaPoints Controllers, megapointscontrollers.com

Mount Tabor Models

N Brass Locos, nbrasslocos.co.uk

Online Models

Replica Railways


Sherwood Models, www.sherwoodmodels.co.uk

Stevenson Carriages

Sweets of Yesteryear

Ten Commandments, www.tencommandmentsmodels.co.uk

Trackside Videos

TTC Diecast, www.ttcdiecast.com

Wizard Models, www.wizardmodels.ltd

Societies & Demonstrations

Gauge O Guild



2mm Finescale Society




Scalefour Society

EM Gauge Society

European Railway Society

Great Central Railway Bridge to the Future


O gauge loco building – Charlie King and John Cockcroft

Cardboard locos

EM gauge modelling

3D printing (Isinglass Models, Doug Kightley)

Getting Started

This is a hands-on section of the exhibition showing how to get into railway modelling. The demonstrators will be showing visitors how to do modelling tasks and encouraging them to have a go. Topics included are:

Layout construction (NMRS members)

Layout wiring (MERG)

Model buildings (Dovedale Models)

Building scenery (Green Scene)

Layout Operating (Nick Quinn and Andy Gautrey)

Kit building (NMRS members, supported by PECO)

Loco running problems – the Loco Doctor (Tony Wright)

Getting here

The postcode for the park and ride site is NG8 6AS

Note: Parking at the venue in the car park is limited, but that the parking restrictions on Wigman Road outside the venue don’t apply on Saturdays and Sundays.

The nearest Railway Station is Nottingham, (formerly Nottingham Midland) and well serviced by local bus & tram services. You can also get the tram from Nottingham Station to Phoenix Park and then catch the free vintage bus service to the venue.

East Midlands Trains web link

Cross Country Trains web link

Nottingham Tram web link

From Nottingham city centre, catch pink line bus service 28 towards Bilborough alighting at Greylands Road (B105) (approx 20 mins ride) from here and Harvey Hadden entrances is almost opposite.

Nottingham City Transport web link

Pink line service timetable

If travelling by tram, please catch the service to Phoenix Park, where you’ll be able to catch the free vintage bus service to the venue.

Nottingham Tram Website

The Harvey Hadden Sports Complex, is only about ten minutes from the M1 (Jut 26), via A6002 and B6004 and less than five minutes from the Nottingham Ring Road (Western Boulevard A6514)

The entrance is found on Wigman Road, sat nav postcode NG8 4PB

Google maps to Harvey Hadden Sports Village

Car Parking

There is limited car parking at Harvey Hadden Sports Village, as we have to share with the general public doing sports.

Ticket prices

Information coming soon

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