RAILEX 2024    Model Railway Exhibition

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Railex 2023 layouts

This is a list of layouts which appeared in our exhibition. Please click the blue links to see pictures of each layout.

7mm Scale

Bridgwater (S&DJR), O Gauge, Exhibited by Trevor Gibson,
Grindley Brook, O Gauge, Exhibited by Hillingdon Model Railway Club, Our O gauge Finescale layout is based on a fictional station set on the now closed ex-LNWR line between Whitchurch and Chester in Shropshire in the period 1954 - 1964.
Kensington Addison Road, O Gauge, Exhibited by Twickenham & District Model Railway Club, Addison Road is nowadays known as Kensington Olympia, on the busy West London route between Willesden and Clapham Junction. Because this was a joint line, formerly involving the L&NWR,GWR, LB&SCR and L&SWR. The layout shows the station as it was around 1925, enabling us to run trains in both pre- and post grouping liveries.
Purgatory Peak, On30 scale, Exhibited by Macclesfield Model Railway Group,

4mm Scale

Charwelton into the 80s, OO Gauge, Exhibited by the CBM Diesel group, Scale model of Charwelton Station on the Great central
Hope under Dinmore, EM Gauge, Exhibited by South Hants MRC, This layout is inspired by the line between Shrewsbury and Hereford which was completed in 1853 and which, by 1871, was owned jointly by the Great Western Railway and the London & North Western Railway. Traffic on the line increased after the opening of the Severn Tunnel in 1887, and, after 1892, the conversion of broad gauge GWR lines west of Exeter meant that longer distance through services used the line.
Old Parrock, OO Gauge, Exhibited by Paul Rhodes, Old Parrock is a small halt and coal yard on a fictitious line at the northern edge of Ashdown Forest in East Sussex.
Wantage Tramway, P4 Gauge, Exhibited by Robin Gay,
Wendover, 00 Gauge finescale, Exhibited by Bexhill Model Railway Group, Model of Wendover, Bucks in 1930

2mm Scale

Bath Engine Shed, 9.42mm gauge, Exhibited by Jerry Clifford,
Freshwater, 9.42mm Gauge, Exhibited by Ian Morgan, Freshwater was the western terminus of the 12 mile long Freshwater, Yarmouth and Newport Railway on the Isle of Wight. Opened in 1888, the Southern Railway lengthened the platform, removed the loco shed and carriage shed, and modified the track layout slightly in 1927, but the line was never very successful, and closed as early as 1953.
Kyle of Lochalsh, 9.42mm Gauge, Exhibited by Pete Matcham, The layout era begins late 70s to capture the overlap between class 24s and class 26s with the gradual replacement by class 37/4s. The rolling stock modelled, all being visitors to Kyle.
Modbury, 2mm Scale, Exhibited by Ian Smith, Modbury is a 2mm Finescale layout representing a Great Western “might have been” through station as it might have appeared c.1906. The layout has a small traintable type fiddle yard at each end of a scenic section.
Penworth, N gauge, Exhibited by Mark Butler,

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