News: 2017 Lineup Develops
Published 30 June 2017, 11:40
Ten of the 25 layouts have now been revealed for the 2017 Great Electric Train Show on the weekend of October 7/8 together with a full list of traders and demonstrators confirmed for the event.
Newly announced are Abingdon and District MRC’s Leicester (Belgrave Road) and Barry Platt’s Ashdan Junction (HM121), together with Nick Wood’s popular Much Murkle in ‘OO’ (HM61), Canterbury and District MRS’ Dydley in ‘N’ gauge (HM117) and Peter Midwinter’s Cornish branch inspired 4mm scale layout Porth Eithin (HM115).
The new additions join the GWR branch terminus at Tedburn St Mary by the South West Herts MRC in ‘OO’ (HM97), Kingsbury in ‘O’ gauge by Barnhill MRC (HM114), Mark Darragh’s Rannoch Moor in ‘OO’ (HM112), Bere Banks in ‘OO’ by Keith Sully (HM110) and the return of Hornby Magazine’s Southern Region ‘OO’ gauge layout Twelve Trees Junction (HM97).
Four demonstrators have also been confirmed for the event comprising Alan Buttler with his highly popular laser scanning demonstration, the 82G Loco Clinic focusing on kit construction techniques, Mick Bonwick providing his weathering demonstrations – and a new addition is David Wright of Dovedale Models showcasing building construction methods.
The full list of trade stands, which includes Hornby Hobbies, Gaugemaster, Cheltenham Model Centre, Digitrains, Grimy Times, ADM Turntables and Train Tech is available to view on the traders page along with videos from the 2016 event and more on all of the attending layouts announced to date.