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Worthing Model Railway Club Annual Exhibition 2024

EVENT INFORMATION

When: Saturday 28th Sept - 10am to 5pm and Sunday 29th Sept - 10am to 4pm

Where: Durrington High School, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1LA

Featuring:  19 Working Layouts, 12+ Traders, Society Stands and Refreshments

Price:  Adult Tickets £6 each - accompanied children go FREE

Join Us for a Journey Through Miniature Worlds at the Worthing 2024 Model Railway Exhibition!

All aboard for a fantastic voyage into the captivating world of model railways! The Worthing Model Railway Club is excited to announce our grand Worthing 2024 Model Railway Exhibition - set to be our biggest event yet!

We'll be bringing together a wide range of exciting and intricate model railways, designed to entertain and please the whole family. Alongside this, we've lined up a broad variety of trade stands, whether it's the latest model railway stock, books, scenic accessories you're looking for, we hope you'll find something of interest.

The event takes place in a modern, disabled-friendly school, complete with free parking and both hot & cold refreshments available throughout the event.

Event Highlights

When

Where

Ticket Prices

September 28th (10 AM - 5 PM) and September 29th (10 AM - 4 PM), 202​4

Durrington High School, The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 1LA

Ticket prices are just £6 each for Adults and accompanied children are free of charge. Tickets can be bought on the door, we take cash or card payment.

Attractions

Marvel at the skillfully crafted working layouts, explore the vibrant marketplace of traders, and enjoy delicious refreshments throughout the event.

Layouts Attending

  1. Nine Mills (N) – Dave Forshaw – 1960s BR Midland Region

  2. South Downs Light Railway – Ride-on-Railway

  3. Farmers Cross – (O) – Heart of Wales Gauge O Guild – 1948-62 Kent Light Railway

  4. Mertonford (HO) - Wealden Railway Group – 1980s BR Scottish Region

  5. Ebsworth Street (OO) – Greg Marshall & Beckenham and West Wickham MRC – 2000s+ Depot & Mainline

  6. East Heath (OO) – Worthing MRC – Network SouthEast 1990s

  7. Awngate (OO9) – Michael Campbell – 1930s Middle England narrow-gauge terminus

  8. Pwllheli (P4) - Jonathan Buckie – 2000s+ Cambrian Coast

  9. Murrell Park (N) – Pevensey Bay MRC – 1950s/60s BR Midland Region

  10. West Sussex ‘O’ Gauge – (O) – Large O Gauge Test Track

  11. Collingwood (OO) – Simon Paley – Privatisation 2000s+ Southern Region

  12. K Street Yard (HO) – Carshalton & Sutton MRC – 1980s US Switching Yard, Washington State

  13. Brankstone (OO) – Roger Bradgate – 1950s/60s BR Southern Region depot

  14. Drws-y-Nant (2FS) – Nigel Ashton – 1930s/50s GWR Ruabon to Barmouth Route

  15. Villefranche-la-Chapelle (HO) – Graham Broad & Carshalton & Sutton MRC – 1990s French SNCF Town & Freight yard

  16. Thornbury Hill (OO) – Thornbury Hill Owners Group - 1960s BR Southern Region mainline

  17. Meyers Hill (OO) – Tom Cowlin – 1940s Wartime Southern Region Terminus

  18. West Sussex ‘G’ Scale (G) – G-scale running track with scratchbuilt American buildings

  19. Botolphs (OO9) – The Fenchurch Fund - 1950s-80s Narrow Gauge based on the Lancing & Bramber Railway.

Trade & Society Stands Attending

  1. Allwheels - Quality second hand model railways

  2. Kims Bookshop – A diverse range of model rail & transport books

  3. David Smith – Books, Photographs, Railwayana & Small Interesting Models

  4. Neil Cresswell Model Railway & Toys – New & Secondhand Model Railways & Continental

  5. Models U Drive – Paints, tools & hard-to-find layout building items

  6. Model Railway Bits – Specialist scenic items & model railway detailing accessories

  7. Andy Lynch Trading - Quality second hand model railways

  8. Wheels of Southsea - New and second-hand model railway items and books

  9. Railroad Trading – Specialising in North American & British books & DVDs

  10. Supercast Figures – a range of whitemetal model figures

  11. Invicta Model Rail – Brand new RTR model railway products

  12. Worthing MRC Members Stand – Keenly-priced secondhand model railways

  13. Network SouthEast Railway Society & Southern Electric Group

  14. MERG – Model Railway Electronics Group

  15. The Fenchurch Fund – Supporting Restoration of SECR No.27 on the Bluebell Railway

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Why Visit Us?

An experience for all

01

Discover, Connect Experience

The Worthing 2024 Model Railway Exhibition is more than just a showcase; it's a vibrant community event that brings together hobbyists, families, and curious minds. Whether you're a seasoned collector, a model train enthusiast, or someone discovering the magic of miniature railways for the first time, this exhibition promises a journey of discovery for all ages.

02

For the Enthusiast

Indulge your passion for model railways with an array of working layouts that capture the essence of rail travel through meticulously detailed scenes. Connect with traders to find the perfect additions to your collection, from the latest technology to rare vintage finds.

03

For The Family

Introduce the younger generation to the wonders of model trains and enjoy a day filled with interactive exhibits and engaging activities. It’s the perfect family outing that educates and entertains!

04

Explore a New Hobby

Looking for a new pastime? Our exhibition is the perfect place to dive into the world of model railways and connect with enthusiasts. Club members will be there to guide you through the hobby and discuss the joys of joining our community. Come find your place on our tracks.

Exhibition
Location

Durrington High School,

The Boulevard, Worthing, West Sussex,

BN13 1LA

By Car: Free car parking on site. Access via the front entrance.

By Rail: Nearest station – Durrington-on-Sea (10 min walk)

By Bus: Check stagecoachbus.com for latest service updates.

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