Hull Miniature Railway Society
The Walton Street Leisure Centre, Goathland Close, Walton Street,
Hull HU3 6JB;
from 10.30am until 4.00pm.
Admission*: Adults (16 years +) £2.50; Child (5-15) £1.00.
Free off street parking is available, plus plenty of room for parking in the adjacent shopper's car park and on the local streets. (please note that the organisers have no control over the parking facilities and will not be supervising the car park). All vehicles will be parked at the owner's risk.
Disabled access: exhibition is mainly on the ground floor of the venue .
Light refreshments will be available:
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We look forward to seeing you at the Summer Show in June 2018
Dodelva Road: Steve Routledge (00) A branch line in Cornwall serving the China clay industry, set around the time of the change from steam to diesel.
Coal Hill West: Chris Berry (N) A compact 2mm/ft layout that could be based on anywhere in the UK.
Driffield: Hull MRS (00) This layout shows the station at Driffield in Yorkshire as it would have been in the late 1960s until the late 1970s. A variety of trains operate using both steam and diesel power.
Filey: Bridlington MRS (00) Based on the real Filey station on the Hull to Scarborough line, which still stands today. This is the layouts first time out in its finished form.
Hoglington: Ray Hogben (N) A fictitious seaside town somewhere on the East Coast of England, based in the early sixties so that both steam and diesel is seen. This is to be the layouts last appearance.
Hollym Gate: Brian Sunman (00) A might have been station on the former Hull to Withernsea line.
Mill Lane: Dave Holmes (0-16.5) Set in the 1940s to 1950s, a might have been line that would have connected into the proposed North holderness Light Railway near Beverley.
Moorton Bottom Yard: Paul Windle (009) The layout is based on the cramped little goods yards that were once a common feature of urban railways, it is set in the mid 1930's with traffic from various warehouses in the area. A wagon lift is a feature of the layout to allow wagons to reach the warehouses at street level.
Pen-Y-Madoc: Steve Farrow (EM) A great Western Branch set in North Wales in the 1930s
Shifting Sands: Colin Peake (09) A day trip to the seaside and a visit to the Somerthorpe Miniature Railway.
The Cliff Railway: Geoff Beecroft (TT) A 'funicular' railway, that as its title suggests, runs up and down a Cliff. Such 'railways' being quite a common feature of East Coasts Resorts.
West Wood Park: Hull MRS (0) The layout represents an area in Derbyshire during the mid 50s and early 60s with a through station that is used as the fiddle yard with the main line running over a three level viaduct, allowing rail, road and river to cross at the same point.
Plus our 'hands on' children's' layouts so that children both young and old can have a go at operating model railway layouts. Also for the very young our range of Brio railway for them to play with.
We are again providing step stools that can be borrowed (against a returnable deposit), so that children can better see the model railway layouts that are at the Show.
Caistor Loco: All your model railway needs from a full set to a track pin.
Hull MRS Second Hand Sales: The Society's sales stand has a large variety of second hand model railway and other items being sold by members.
LED Essentials The name says it all.
Odbitz: Second hand books and selected scenic material.
HMRS model building workshop: (Hull MRS Team): The 'Team' will be at hand to demonstrate basic model making skills and techniques, answer model making questions and invite you to "have a go" at making a model for your layout.
'Working towards Cullingden': demonstrating varying items that will form part of this Hull MRS layout
Roja Jackson: demonstrating his 2mm WCML OHLE models
None booked as yet.
We are expecting at least 10 layouts and a number of traders at the 2018 Show. We will update the website as the details are confirmed.
By car. Using a Sat Nav or the AA route finder use HU3 6JB; Walton Street is off Anlaby Road near to the KC Stadium.
By Public Transport. The nearest railway and bus station is Hull Paragon Interchange. a number of buses will take you along Anlaby Road from the Interchange. You should alight at Walton Street.
A bus service is available from North Lincolnshire. the '350' Humber FastCat runs from Scunthorpe via Barton, where it meets trains from Grimsby, to Hull. A 30 minute service leaving Scunthorpe at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour from 0815 and from Barton Interchange 00 and 30 mins. The return from East Yorkshire Motor Services Bus Garage on Anlaby Road, is at 18mins and 48 minutes past the hour.There is also a bus service from Cleethorpes via Humberside Airport, 'The Humber Flyer'. Full details can be found at EYMS and Stage Coach Bus.
The train service is every 2 hours from Grimsby arriving at Barton Interchange at approximately 10 mins to the even hour. Full details of times can be found at the National Rail web site.
Please note that these are details as currently known. You are advised to check with the bus and train operators before travelling.
*The admission charge represents a membership fee to the Hull M.R.S., for the day of issue only, in accordance with para 3.8 of the Constitution of the Society.
Page updated 26th January 2018