A request for help was placed on the DEMU forums a few months back by Alan Barrow, needing help operating Merryvale Road at the Bristol Model Railway Show, held in Thornbury between 28th and 30th April 2017. Firstly some images of Merryvale Road: Accompanied by Natalie once again we set off down to Bristol early… Continue reading Bristol Model Railway Show – 28-30th April 2017
For the 2017 Easter weekend, the York model railway show was held. Held once again at York Racecourses over 3 days. This year was the first time Natalie and myself had attended for a number of years for a variety of reasons (usually distance/financial). DEMU were struggling for people to work their stand for the… Continue reading York Model Railway Show 2017
Usually each year we'd attend Alexandra Palace for the London Festival of Model Railways. However, health and other stresses made us both to decide not to go in future. Instead, we decided to go to Scalefour North. We booked a hotel room in order to attend both days (the ticket price allows attendance both days,… Continue reading Scalefour North – 1st & 2nd April 2017
The first show attended in 2017 was the Leamington & Warwick's model railway society's annual show. This is usually an excellent show. Natalie and myself attended both days, organising the DEMU stand. We thankfully had some much welcome help from other members this year. Photos of the DEMU stand: A highlight of the show was… Continue reading Leamington & Warwick MRS Show 2017 & Open Day
An overview of 2016 model railway shows.
Sunday just gone saw Natalie and myself go along to the Nottingham show. This show has always been a highlight I've found. It seems for me to find the right balance between the number and variety of layouts and the trade stands. It also I find is much easier to navigate than bigger shows such… Continue reading Nottingham Model Railway Show
Set off to what has been a very good event in the past later than originally planned. Getting to Hillingdon by car for about 11am and getting new S Stock on the Metropolitan line to Rayners Lane. All great till we (Natalie was with me) got to the depot and found a long queue. I… Continue reading Acton Town open day visit