2022 Layouts

Portsea – 3mm (TT) scale layout by Paul Hopkins, feature SR 3-rail electrics in the 1950s/’60s based on Portsmouth Town and Harbour stations.

Farbine Road – 4mm (OO) scale by Neil Woodbine. Small repair depot and terminus station in BR blue 1970s era – DCC.

Clarendon & Scrubbs Lane – P4 scale, built by members of the Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society, set in west London in the early 1900s.

Eight Dollar Canyon – HO (16.5mm) scale North American layout, built by members of the Carshalton & Sutton Model Railway Club.

Waterhulme – 4mm scale ‘OO9’ narrow-gauge layout by Ian Drummond portraying the preserved ‘Ashbourne & Bakewell Railway’, with a main line interchange.

Caroline Concrete Works – 16.5mm (O) narrow-gauge layout by Graham Morfoot, based on Tallington concrete works, next to the East Coast Main Line.

Wolfe Lowe – 7mm (O) gauge by Shaun Horrocks & Stephen Moore. A small terminus located in the Staffordshire Moorlands with quarry and iron ore mine

Goodley Lane TMD – 4mm (OO) scale by Stuart Bailey. A modern image traction depot based in north-west England.

Mannin Middle – OOn3 (4mm scale, 12mm track) by Peter Cullen. Isle of Man Steam Railway in the period 1964-67.

Welby Lane – 4mm (OO) scale by Mark Pearson. Based on a BR test centre in the 1970s, with Old Dalby and Mickleover as inspiration. Lenz DCC operation.

Broom Junction – 4mm (EM) scale LMS layout set in the period before the Second World War, by Charles Stevens and the Shrewley Modellers.

Beckton – N (1:148) scale by Stephen Beck. A fictional location on the West Coast Main Line between Penrith and the Scottish border in 1990-94. DCC control.

Masonville – 3.5mm (HO) scale by Peter Jarvis. Based in New England, near Boston during the ‘fall’ – built as a tribute to Richie Mason, founder member of the Hartlepool Model Rail Group and member of ‘Team Grantham’ from Channel 5’s ‘Great Model Railway Challenge’.

Launceston Steam Railway – 4mm (OO9) scale narrow-gauge by Richard Holder. A scale model of the preserved railway in Cornwall, a 2ft gauge line operated by Nigel and Kay Bowman.

Burlish Road – 7mm (O) scale by Tom Clarke and the Bewdley MPD Modellers. Newly extended since its first appearance here in 2019 – BR(WR) steam.

Devonport Road – 4mm (OO) by John Anderson and the Clevedon & Portishead Armchair Modellers. Plymouth suburbs in the 1990s.

Walesby – G Scale Society (East Midlands). 30ft long club demonstration layout with DCC sound and lights.

Law Junction – 2mm (N) scale by East Neuk MRC. Model of a real location on the WCML between Carstairs and Motherwell, including the heavy freight terminal at Mossend, set in the period 2002-2006.

Alderford – 4mm (OO) scale by Carl Bowden and Preston & District MRS. WCML in north-west England in the 1980s, with overhead wires, DCC controlled.

Fencehouses NCB – 4mm (OO) scale by Ian Forsyth and the Newhaven & District MRC. Industrial steam based on NCB system in north-east England.

Raven’s Ravine – 4mm (OO9) narrow-gauge by David Wright. Dragon’s Castle and railway crossing deep ravine. This layout appeared as a static exhibit in 2019 to demonstrate David’s modelling techniques and is now fully operational.

Woodhill Goods – 7mm (O) scale by Robin Coulthard and Adrian Walby. New layout completed in 2022 depicting sugar beet traffic in the Vale of York in the steam and diesel era.

Cregwir – 4mm (OO) scale by Kenny Felstead. Terminus based on the Island of Sodor. Thomas and Friends layout with all the characters.

Waltham Wharf – 16mm scale/24mm narrow-gauge by Steve Bell. Inspired by the 18in gauge railways of the former Royal Gunpowder Factory at Waltham Abbey. Represents a typical interchange between railway and canal. All scratch-built.

Rowington for Shrewley – 4mm (OO) scale GWR pre-Grouping era by Dick hewing and the Great Western Study Group.

Bad Ischl Frachtenbahnhof – 3.5mm (HOe) narrow-gauge Austrian layout, including mixed NG/SG trackwork by Mike Christensen.

Renfrew Wharf – ‘OO’ 1960s, David Murray, L&WMRS

Funville – ‘OO’ and Matchbox Motorway, Ian Coules

Two Hornby demonstration layouts

Shropshire Minerals Light Railway – 7mm Narrow Gauge Railway Assoc

Hornby Live Steam – ‘OO’, Dave Lyon

Hope Beringar – 2mm (N) scale, freelance preserved steam and diesel line by Bristol East MRC

Plus more to be announced!


Warwick & Leamington Model Railway Society – details to follow

Phil Parker of BRM/Hornby Collectors’ Club magazine

OO9 Society – West Midlands Group

David Wright – scenic modelling