Workington Model Railway Exhibition 2018

Saturday November 17th 10am to 5pm

Sunday November 18th 10am to 4pm

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ENERGUS, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall, Workington CA14 4JW



How to find the venue.

ADMISSION Adults £5, Accompanied Children Free


N gaugeLlwyn Grug, An atmospheric layout on a Great Western Railway theme from Les Nehrlich of Preston.

Llwyn Grug

Z Gauge : Japanese Bullet Trains: Chris Wright with his high speed trains and spectacular Thunder and Lightning special effects.
Aikbank Junction: The welcome return of our good friend Andrew Butler with a new OO gauge layout, sure to impress.
Loch Ewe Harbour: David Johnston's narrow gauge marvel in OO9.
Keswick Light Railway: An OO9 "might have been" layout based upon a section of the former Keswick to Threlkeld standard gauge line, by Andrew Holland.
Stop Gap: A 4mm finescale layout from Cleveland Model Railway Club.

Stop Gap Cleveland Model Railway Club
Seahouses: Ray Stewart with his 4mm North Eastern finescale layout.

Jacksonville Yard: Tarry Tasker bringing his HO scale (1/87) Canadian layout from deepest Southport.
OO gauge - Thomas the Tank – 8' x 4' back in all his glory for the younger visitor to operate. No "Please Do Not Touch signs here!"
West German Lines: Rod Moore, frequent exhibitor at Workington with his classic and vintage model railway layouts, is here this year with a new layout in HO scale set in the 1950s to 1960s decade.
Loch Syd: Our second "Loch" layout, a Scottish themed narrow gauge layout by Dalegarth Modellers featuring digital sound equipped models.
St. George's Dock the latest O scale layout by Allan Grey. Sure to be a popular hit with the public. Allan always manages to pull some special surprises out of the hat.
The Halt: An O scale layout based on Great Western Railway practice by Richard Elton and his fellow reprobates from Carlisle District O Gauge group.
Caroline Concrete: Narrow Gauge by Graham Morfoot and featured in the October 2018 British Railway Modelling magasine.

Caroline Concrete Works

Trade stands

C&M Models – Carlisle - New RTR* British and Continental
Crafty Hobbies - Barrow-in Furness - New RTR and second-hand.
CSP Models – Carlisle - Finescale industrial locomotive kits.
MTFG - Reeth, N. Yorks – new and reconditioned, hard to find spares and plastic kits etc.
Grosmont Books - New and pre-owned railway books.
Squires Tools
- Bognor Regis - a vast range of tools, paints, components and kits.
Stevenson's Carriages & Millhome Models - Dumfries - Brass Kits and bits to help you build what you want.
North Road Trains - Charlie's secondhand model railway equipment.
SOLRAIL - a selection of pre-loved models and collectables.

(* ready to run)


Trains simulator 2018 - Computer simulation for you to try
HO – John H Wright – American HO scale and Digital Command ControlJohn Wright demonstrates DCC
EM**/General – Jean King – building model treesTree making with Jean King
EM gauge- Chris King - track building with laser cut parts.
P4 gauge– Bob Hetherington – Modelling the Stockton & Darlington locomotivesBob Hetherington and John H Wright discuss modelling the Stockton and Darlington Railway
OO gauge - Ian Blenkinsopp: structures for his "Tyne Dock" booked for 2019's exhibition.
**EM gauge and P4 are 4mm finescale modelling genres, similar to the more common OO gauge or 4mm/ft scale.

Societies and Groups

West Cumbria Guild of Model Engineers
West Cumberland Railway Museum
Cumbrian Railways Association
Derby Lightweight Preservation Group
Humber and District Catholic River Widener's Club.
Derwent Railway Society
Eden Valley Railway Trust
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society
Sian Project Group
Workington Transport Heritage Trust

West Cumbria Guild of Model Engineers