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Ticket deadline extended!

Photo: www.greatelectrictrainshow.com

 

The advance ticket deadline for next weekend’s Great Electric Train Show on October 8/9 has been extended until Monday October 3 – giving you three more days to save up to £5 over on the day prices and gain early entry to the show.

If you haven’t booked already, here are 10 great reasons to make a date with the Great Electric Train Show:

1. The Charnwood Forest Branch

This stunning model is more than 40ft in length and the centrepiece to the Gallery area of the event.

A '4F' and '8F' pass at Whitwick station on the Charnwood Forest Branch.

A ‘4F’ and ‘8F’ pass at Whitwick station on the Charnwood Forest Branch.

2. Oulton TMD

A great favourite of the exhibition circuit this fantastically developed modern era layout is enthralling on every level.

Allan Cromarty's Oulton TMD.

Allan Cromarty’s Oulton TMD.

3. Meet the Hornby Magazine team!

Editor Mike Wild, Assistant Editor Mark Chivers and DCC sound contributor Paul Chetter will all be on hand throughout the weekend. Got a burning question, why not ask them at the show?

4. Old Elms Road

You might remember it from HM105, but this layout is travelling all the way from Bodmin, Cornwall to be at the event!

Bodmin and District MRC's Old Elms Road.

Bodmin and District MRC’s Old Elms Road.

5. Maxwell Colliery

Chances are you have never seen this layout before – based in Scotland this is its first foray into England. We can’t wait to see it first hand.

Max Fowler's Maxwell Colliery.

Max Fowler’s Maxwell Colliery.

6. Manufacturer stands

Bachmann Europe and Gaugemaster will be both be at the exhibition throughout the weekend – plus we have another 28 traders to tempt your wallet too!

7. St Stephen Road farewell

Hornby Magazine’s St Stephens Road layout, which has been in storage for two and half years, will be making its final exhibition appearance with the magazine’s team at the Great Electric Train Show.

Hornby Magazine's St Stephens Road.

Hornby Magazine’s St Stephens Road.

8. Turn yourself into a model…

Alan Buttler’s ModelU 3D scanning demonstration will be returning to the Great Electric Train Show this year offering you the chance to be turned into a miniature locomotive drive, fireman or passenger. Find him in the Skills Zone.

Alan Buttler's 3D laser scanning demonstration can turn you into a 4mm scale model!

Alan Buttler’s 3D laser scanning demonstration can turn you into a 4mm scale model!

9. The British Motor Museum

The superb museum which is the host of the Great Electric Train Show has been refurbished and expanded with more of its collection in display than ever before. If you haven’t been before you are in for a treat of British automotive history and icons and if you have then there is bound to be something new to see too.

The British Motor Museum.

The British Motor Museum.

10. Barrenthorpe’s debut

Hornby Magazine’s ‘N’ gauge office test track is finally going to make its debut at the Great Electric Train Show. The team are burning the midnight oil to get it finished in time for the event.

Barrenthorpe is now approaching completion for its debut at the show.

Barrenthorpe is now approaching completion for its debut at the show.

For more information and to purchase discount advance tickets before Monday October 3, 12pm, visit www.greatelectrictrainshow.com or call 01780 480404.

See you there!

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