The 2007 annual Model Railway Exhibition will be taking place on
Saturday 18th August & Sunday 19th August.
Along with the superb collection of models on show there will be a
miniature railway exhibition.
This will be the largest model railway exhibition so far spreading
over a larger area of the Heritage Centre
Admission charges to both exhibition AND Heritage Centre
Admission: Rushcliffe Halt
Children 4 - 14
Family (2 Adults + 3 Children) =A318.50 =A321.00
"The Centre is host to several small and large indoor model railway
exhibits available for public viewing and interaction!
At present there are three model railway layouts under construction -
two in '00' gauge and one in '0' gauge. The layouts were started in
the early spring of 2003 and progress has been tremendous with most of
the track laid and scenery and wiring now well under way.
A small, but busy, group are putting together a very interesting
visitor attraction of particular local interest. This is an '00' gauge
layout depicting Ruddington's G.C.R. Station in the early British
Railways era of the 1950s/1960s, before the main-line was
The model railway layouts are housed in their own building at the
Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. There are no extra charges to
enter the exhibitions and there is an opportunity for youngsters to
have a go at controlling at least one of the trains on the smaller
" The Centre is also host to an extensive outdoor model railway
network built by the Nottingham Society of Model and Experimental
Engineers with running tracks in 3=BD", 5" and 7=BE" gauges. The model
railway system of approximately 700 metres (2300 feet) includes a
workshop, station platform, turntable and tunnels. Public rides on
steaming days are usually available "
- posted 14 years ago