Events – Forthcoming and past

FORTHCOMING EVENTS 

Midlands Garden Rail Show
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th March 2020 (both days 10am to 4pm)
Warwickshire Event Centre, A425,  near Leamington Spa, (CV31 1XN)
see www.meridienneexhibitions.co.uk/events/midlands-garden-rail-show for further details

We will be exhibiting our (size to be confirmed) Whiteleaf Light Railway

  • G-Scale (45mm track gauge) narrow gauge outline
  • masts and overhead wiring over a substantial part of the layout
  • multiple trains in operation
  • continuous circuit (for steam and diesel outline trains)
  • out-and-back operation for electric outline trains
  • radio-controlled live steam and battery powered trains
  • electrically powered trains (digital control)

 

London Festival of Model Railways
Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd March 2020
(Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 10am-4.30pm; Doors open at 9.30am for pre-booked ticket holders)
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London (N22 7AY)
see www.world-of-railways.co.uk/information/the-london-festival-of-railway-modelling/ for further details

We will be exhibiting the longest-yet version of our Whiteleaf Light Railway (81′ x 9′ with end-to-end operation)

  • G-Scale (45mm track gauge) narrow gauge outline
  • masts and overhead wiring over a substantial part of the layout
  • multiple trains in operation
  • out-and-back operation
  • radio-controlled live steam and battery powered trains
  • electrically powered trains (digital control)

 

(tram, rail and trolleybus) Models Weekend
Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th August 2020 (10am to 5.30pm)
The National Tramway Museum, Crich Tramway Village, nr Matlock (DE4 5DP)
see www.tramway.co.uk/whatson/models-weekend-2/ for details

We will be exhibiting a Whiteleaf Tramway layout (67′ x 9′ with end-to-end operation) with an emphasis on “Belgian Vicinal” trams

  • G-Scale (45mm track gauge) narrow gauge outline
  • masts and overhead wiring over the entire layout
  • multiple trams in operation
  • radio-controlled battery powered trams
  • electrically powered trams (analogue control)

PAST EXHIBITIONS ATTENDED

January 2020
London Model Engineering Exhibition
50′ x 12′ Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)

December 2019
National Festival of Model Railways, Peterborough
58′ x 12′ Whiteleaf tramway with rack railway
See our layout on this YouTube video . . .
http://www.youtube.com/embed/cW15We_WpzM?start=1070&end=1270

November 2019
WycRail, High Wycombe
30′ x 9′ Whiteleaf Tramway layout

September 2019
European Railways Association Model Railway Show, Birmingham
32′ x 6′ Whiteleaf Light Railway layout

May 2019
The Garden Railway Show (G Scale Society), Nottingham
45’ x 9’ end-to-end Whiteleaf Tramway layout

April 2019
National Garden Railway Show (16mm NGM), Peterborough
60′ x 9′ Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)
See our layout on these YouTube videos . . .
www.youtube.com/embed/R1hNWMqqqp8?start=37&end=275
www.youtube.com/embed/KtmflWnBnNM?start=651&end=939

January 2019
London Model Engineering Exhibition
50′ x 12′ Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)

November 2018
West Sussex G Scale Model Railway Show
Whiteleaf Light Railway layout (42′ x 9′)

October 2018
Exeter Garden Railway Show (South Devon Garden Railway Group)
42′ x 9′ Whiteleaf Light Railway layout
See our layout on this YouTube video . . .
www.youtube.com/embed/BsafGbp0Rnw?start=220&end=535

June 2018
Totally Models Weekend, Blackpool
30′ x 11′ Whiteleaf Tramway layout

May 2018
Association of Larger Scale Railway Modellers Exhibition, Reading
42′ x 9′ Whiteleaf Light Railway layout

April 2018
Festival of Model Tramways, Manchester
45′ x 9′ end-to-end Whiteleaf Tramway layout

January 2018
London Model Engineering Exhibition
50′ x 12′ Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)

November 2017
10th Anniversary Wickham Indoor Meet (Solent Area Group of  G-Scale Society)
30′ x 6′ electric light railway layout

October 2017
Newbury Model Railway Club Exhibition
30′ x 9′ end-to-end Whiteleaf Tramway layout

October 2017
National Festival of Railway Modelling, Peterborough
50′ x 12′ Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)
See our layout in this YouTube video . . .
www.youtube.com/embed/bT_rzyisPd0?start=400&end=463

July 2017
Festival of Model Tramways, Kew (Tramway & Light Railway Society)
26′ x 9′ end-to-end tramway layout

May 2017
GlobalRail Exhibition, Didcot (German Railway Society)
45′ x 7′ electric light railway

May 2017
G-Rail (G Scale Society Exhibition and AGM), Stafford
50′ x 12′ electric light railway (with live steam)

January 2017
London Model Engineering Exhibition, Alexandra Palace
50′ x 12′ Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)

October 2016
West Sussex G-Scale Show, Henfield
35′ x 7′ end-to-end tramway

July 2015
Festival of Model Tramways, Manchester (Tramway & Light Railway Society)
40′ x 7′ end-to-end tramway

April 2016
National Garden Railway Show (16mmNGM Exhibition & AGM), Peterborough
50′ x 12′ electric light railway (with live steam)

March 2016
Festival of Model Railways, London
50′ x 12′ electric light railway (with live steam)

January 2016
London Model Engineering Exhibition, Alexandra Palace
58′ x 12′ U-shaped electric tramway (with rack railway)

November 2015
Shoeburyness Model Railway Club Exhibition, Southend-on-Sea
36′ x 12′ U-shaped layout
Saturday – electric tramway with analogue control
Sunday – electric railway with digital control

October 2015
Solent G-Scale Show, Wickham (Solent Area Group of G-Scale Society)
28′ x 7′ end-to-end tramway

July 2015
Festival of Model Tramways, Croydon (Tramway & Light Railway Society)
31′ x 7′ tramway

April 2015
National Garden Railway Show (16mmNGM Exhibition & AGM), Peterborough
56′ x 18′ (original) Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)
(Last ever outing of our original layout)

March 2015
G-Rail (G Scale Society Exhibition and AGM), Stafford
35′ x 13′ U-shaped electric tramway

January 2015
London Model Engineering Exhibition, Alexandra Palace
56′ x 15′ (original) Whiteleaf Light Railway (with live steam)

2014 – 8 outings (2 railways and 6 tramways)

2013 – 3 outings (1 railway and 2 tramways)

2012 – 5 outings (3 railways and 2 tramways)

2011 – 9 outings (7 railways** and 2 tramways)

2010 – 6 outings (5 railways and 1 tramway)

** including the Warley MRC exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham