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Early Events
7mm Festival, Sunday 11th October 2015


The ever popular crowd pleaser! Watch pre-group long freights and full-length passenger trains run through a full scenic landscape, and even photograph your own loco at the head of one of our trains

Runswick Bay
Scenic magnificence on this circular per-group North Eastern layout, set on the East coast of North Yorkshire. Watch ironstone hoppers loading and coal wagons dispensing into the drops as they day fades slowly into night

Foston Mills
A bucolic branch line setting with superb scenic's and buildings. The location exists, but the North Holderness Light Railway never got there in real life

1950's-60's BR transition period branch serving a small station, a yard and a factory.  Lots of shunting interest!

The grit and glory years personified in this 1950's -1960's portrayal of Hellifield Shed on the Settle-Carlisle main line


Cowling Top (Skipton MRC)
LMS branch line and small station.  Those were the days!

Wrose Village
A 7mm narrow gauge excursion into fantasy!  At least two other scale/gauges are featured on the layout, including a miniature railway which uses digital printing and Z gauge mechanisms

Redwood Lumber
US Pacific Coast 1930's-40's logging layout with some freight and the odd passenger car.  See geared Shays and Climaxes crawl across dodgy trackwork, complete with bells & whistles courtesy of digital sound!

L&Y Branch (Lankykits)
A branch line with DCC, no doubt featuring many of the kits supplied by this well-established trader

Our multi-gauge test track will also be available, of course, for test-running your stock


Agenoria Models
Top-quality nickel-silver etched kits for a wide range of industrial locos, as well as a new range of stock for early trains

Furness Wagon Company
A range of over 100 resin and composite kits for pre-group wagons of every persuasion!

Connoisseur Models - Event sponsor
High-quality etched brass kits for a variety of popular locos, coaches and wagons

Haywood Railway - Event Sponsor
An extensive range of affordable coach kits for a wide variety of companies, wagon kits,  sprung wagon
and coach buffers, wheels and other fittings

Helmsman Model Rail
Everything electronic, from controllers to LEDs!

Hobby Holidays
As well as the supplying the obvious, this trader stocks an excellent range of tools and materials for
the scratch builder

Stockists of resin castings for windows, doors, and other architectural features, Scottish pre-group wagon
kits, motor/gearboxes and a lot more besides! 

JPL Models
Quality cast-iron loco wheels, an extensive range of whitemetal castings for domes, buffers, etc
and some lost-wax brass item for the scratch-builder or kit converter

Lanky Kits
Everything L&Y - etched brass loco and coach kits, mixed media wagion kits and some small
lost wax brass items  

NER Days
The clue's in the name!  A budget range of nickel-silver NER loco and wagon kits, including a
very nice crane

Ray Heard Model Railways
Over 20' of used locos, wagons, coaches and other 7mm items.  Come and have a rummage!

A wide range of scenic materials, including flocks, tree kits, scree/ballast and "water". 
Also a couple of excellent books on how to best use them  

Uncommon Kits
Nuts & bolts, whitemetal kits, castings and brass etches.  Also a custom profile milling service


Weathering - Neil Armitage demonstrates his expert skills in airbrushing and dry-brushing

DCC setup - Steve Ward shows you how to customise DCC settings, including sound

Etched kitbuilding and soldering - our friends from the Kendal MRC will show you how

Figure painting - Adam Boyes


Preston 7mm Group - a display of L&Y locos
Gauge O Guild - events, publications and membership details
7mm Narrow Gauge Society - models and publications
Slim Gauge Circle - models, publications and membership details
ALSRM - events, publications and membership

All details correct at time of publishing