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News: More layouts confirmed!

Published 6 September 2017, 07:20

The countdown is on - as there are just over four weeks to go until the annual Hornby Magazine sponsored Great Electric Train Show takes place on October 7/8 at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire.

Advance tickets are on sale now offering a discount over on the day prices.

Eight new layouts have just been announced for the show consisting of Billingham in 'OO' (HM123), together with Dave Westwood’s Elmfield in ‘N’ gauge (HM122), Redditch MRC’s ‘OO’ Somerset and Dorset Railway model of Chilcompton (HM8) and Darren Berry’s Western Region branch line Kilve in ‘OO’ (HM113). In addition future Hornby Magazine feature layouts consisting Steve Pike’s Western Region ‘OO’ depot Seven Ash, Peter Griffiths extended ‘OO’ 1990s period layout Gold Lane, Low Hill O Gauge Group’s Wick End modelling the 1970s in ‘O’ gauge and Coventry MRC’s ‘OO’ gauge LNER seaside terminus Anderby Creek are confirmed too. The final layouts for the show will be revealed shortly - see HM124 - on sale Thursday September 14 - which will also include a full preview to this year's show.

This group of new announcements joins the 10 previously revealed layouts for the show which include Leicester (Belgrave Road) from HM121, Kingsbury from HM114, Rannoch from HM112 and the return of Hornby Magazine’s Twelve Trees Junction.

Four demonstrations are confirmed for the event with Alan Buttler’s 3D laser scanning stand alongside the 82G Loco Clinic for rolling stock construction, Mick Bonwick for weathering and David Wright for building construction techniques.

Trade stand spaces are full for the 2017 show with a list of 30 booked to attend the event including a welcome return to the Great Electric Train Show for Hornby Hobbies. A full list of attending trade stands can be found on the traders section of the website, together with venue location and more - click on the relevant tabs at the top of the page.

Discount advance tickets, offering early entry to the show at 0930 each day, remain on sale (£9 for adults and £7 for children) until September 29 with on the door prices set at £12 for adults and £9 for children (under 5s enter for free). A family ticket is available on the day for £34. Click the advance tickets banner or the visitors tab above to purchase advance tickets.


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