Grindley Brook joins the Great Electric Train Show

Photo: Grindley Brook in 'O' by Hillingdon Railway Modellers.


Hillingdon Railway Modeller’s stunning ‘O’ gauge continuous run mainline layout Grindley Brook will be one of the star attractions at the 2019 Great Electric Train Show on October 12/13. The event takes place at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes for the second year running.

Grindley Brook models a London North Western Railway designed station in the British Railways era. It features highly detailed kit built locomotives and rolling stock, stunning scratch built buildings, supremely detailed scenery and more. It will feature in full in the next issue of Hornby Magazine – HM148, on sale September 5 2019.

Minories in ‘EM’ by Tom Cunningham.

Also revealed for the show are Tom Cunningham’s Minories, which models the London suburbs in ‘EM’ gauge; Steve Knight’s busy ‘N’ gauge 2000s era through station Branksdown Junction; John Saunders ‘O’ gauge GWR terminus Penpoll Quay plus Neil Mason’s latest compact ‘OO’ layout Loop Lane. The full 30-layout line-up will be revealed in an exclusive preview in HM148.
More than 50 trade stands have also been confirmed for the event including a new Specialist Trade Zone on Balcony One. This area will be joined by micro layouts plus demonstrations from Mick Bonwick (weathering), David Dovedale (buildings), Wirral Finescale Railway Modellers (wagon building, digital control and ‘P4’ test track) as well as the Double O Gauge Association.
Also new for the 2019 show is Kids Zone offering hands-on activities for younger visitors sponsored by Hornby Hobbies. Children can enter the show for free with a paying adult on Sunday, October 13.
The full list of layouts announced so far is as follows:
Great Electric Train Show layouts 2019
Addison Road                      Phillip Hutchings                             3mm     HM144
Avyn-a-Llyin                        Andrew Bailey                                   ‘OO9’    HM129
Bournemouth West            South Coast MRDG                           ‘OO’     HM146
Bradwell Point                     Marcus Lambert                                 ‘OO’
Branksdowne Junction      Steve Knight                                         ‘N’
Canute Road Quay              Graham Muspratt                              ‘OO’    HM142
Caradon Junction                Mike Kelly                                           ‘OO’    HM133
Crossley Scrap                      Joshua Lovell and Barrie Jones      ‘OO’   HM142
Dorehill St Stevens              Soar Valley MRC                                ‘OO’   HM103
Grindley Brook                    Hillingdon Railway Modellers           ‘O’    HM148
Kings Park                            Andy Stephney                                      ‘N’
Kirkby Stephen West         Ian MacDonald                                     ‘OO’   HM5
Little Aller Junction           Chris Morris                                           ‘N’   HM123
Loop Lane                            Neil Mason                                             ‘OO’
Middle Elmton                    Grimsby Town Railway Modellers     ‘N’    HM116
Minories                               Tom Cunningham                                 ‘EM’       HM149
Norwood Road                    Simon Paley                                           ‘OO’
Old Elms Park                     Mark Pollard                                           ‘O’    HM141
Penpoll Quay                      John Saunders                                         ‘O’
Polcombe Depot                Mark Pollard                                            ‘O’    HM145
Shelvington                        Lee Polson and Matt Farrell                 ‘P4’
Tytton Hall Yard               Boston MRC                                            ‘OO’    HM141
Wainthrop Bridge             Simon Howard                                       ‘EM’
Wendover                           David Dann-Gibbons                            ‘OO’    HM135
West Coast Cement          Hornby Magazine                                  ‘OO’    HMYearbook11
The final layouts for the 2019 Great Electric Train Show will be revealed in HM148.
Visit for full show details including more images of attending layouts, a full list of trade stands, discount advance tickets, travel information and more.
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