Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway Model Railway Exhibition - Sunday 5th August

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Marion and I are attending the Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway Model Railway Exhibition on Sunday 5th August with the full range of RCL Publications and a selection of REVIEW current and back issues. Full details below:

The Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway will be holding their Model Railway Exhibition on Sunday August 5th 2018 with opening hours from 10.30 – 16.30. Entry is free with a ticket for a train ride (£10.50 for adult return, £6.50 for children aged 2-17), or £5.00 adults and £3.00 for children without the train ride. Held partly in the unique setting of the engine shed the exhibition will feature a range of narrow gauge themed layouts in a range of scales, including 16mm live steam and gauges together with trade support. The exhibition also offers the chance to get a close look at the wide variety of steam locos based at the railway including the Baldwin 10-12-D 4-6-0 loco, one of 495 built in 12 months for service on the Western Front and currently the only working example in the UK.

Layouts due to appear covering the larger scales include Cambell’s Quarry, Fen End Pit, The End of the Line, Gare de Brindlle, Papperwick Green, Wilstone. Q Dump, and Mulldale. In 009 scale the layouts include That Dam Railway, Holbeach, Royston Wharf, Achalraj, Castle Works, Heys Wharf and the Pym Valley Tramway. Trade support is from John Sutton Books and Models, Sweet 16 and Narrow gauge and Industrial Railway Modelling Review.

A two train service will be in operation on the day giving the opportunity to see trains passing each other along the line. Train tickets which will give free entry to the model railway show can be booked in advance through our website at www.buzzrail.co.uk . For entry to the exhibition on the day only, tickets will be available at the booking office.

Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway, Page’s Park Station, Billington Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. LU7 4TG www.buzzrail.co.uk  01525 373888 station@lbngr.org.uk

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