Workington Model Railway Exhibition 2017

Saturday November 18th 10am to 5pm

Sunday November 19th 10am to 4pm

ENERGUS Lillyhall  workington Model Railway Exhibition 2014

ENERGUS, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall, Workington CA14 4JW



How to find the venue.

ADMISSION Adults £5, Accompanied Children Free



N gaugeLlwyn Grug, from Les Nehrlich booked to appear at the exhibition will not now be attending. Les will instead bring another part completed layout and will attend the exhibition, demonstrating the art of wagon weathering.

EM Gauge : Wittington Junction is not attending the 2017 exhibition.

D&E Kits & Videos - are unable to attend the exhibition due to illness.

- will not now be running.

An addition to the exhibition is EAST DOCK : O gauge 8ft x 8" based on Sunderland Diesel Depot and operated by Digital Command Control.

Canalside Ironworks by Dave Atkinson
Narrow gauge - Canalside Ironworks, set in Derbyshire in the 1920s/30s. by Dave Atkinson
N Gauge, 8ft x 4ft by Steve Viney, especially for the children.
Narrow gauge 009 : Bachdale and Dibley Level, A new layout from David Johnston, depicting a narrow gauge tourist railway.
OO gauge - Curwen Bank, 12ft x 6ft by Raymond Cottier, Solrail member based on a small railway as the Curwen family of Workington may have built.
OO gauge - Loch Syd by Dalegarth modellers.
OO gauge - Coffee Pot, by local historian, film maker, and modeller,Brian Irwin.
OO gauge - Desire, Bachmann tram layout by Maryport Modellers.
EM gauge (4mm finescale) Middle Peak by Graham Hudson, based on the real Middle Peak Quarry near Wirksworth in Derbyshire.
O gaugeDerwent Sidings by our own local Derwent Railway Society.
OO gauge - Thomas the Tank – 8' x 4' -WTHT - back in all his glory for the younger visitor to operate
G scale by Chris Wright
Triang TT3 – 12' x 6' – Rod Moore – vintage models which members of the public are invited to operate.

Trade stands

C&M Models – Carlisle - New RTR* British and Continental
Crafty Hobbies - Barrow-in Furness - New RTR and second-hand.
L&S Models – Lancaster - large range of second-hand models
MTFG - Reeth, N. Yorks – new and reconditioned, hard to find spares and plastic kits etc.
Squires Tools - Bognor Regis - any tool you need you'll find here
Stevenson's Carriages & Millhome Models - Chesterfield - Brass Kits and bits to help you build what you want.
SOLRAIL - a wide variety of pre-loved models.
Mrs Kyles - used OO gauge model railways

(* ready to run)


Trains simulator 2017 - 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
EM gauge- Andrew Wright – working on his new layout
P4 gauge– Bob Hetherington – Modelling the Stockton & Darlington locomotivesBob Hetherington and John H Wright discuss modelling the Stockton and Darlington Railway
O gauge - Carlisle and District O Gauge Group, various construction methods.
O gauge - Marc Dobson, Owd Ratty
**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
Northern Rail
Cumbrian Railways Association
Derby Lightweight Preservation Group
Derwent Railway Society
Eden Valley Railway Trust
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
Sian Project Group
Workington Transport Heritage Trust

West Cumbria Guild of Model Engineers