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Title: The Great Little Trains Model Railway Show
Post by: Diary Man on January 13, 2018, 09:38:23 AM
The Great Little Trains Model Railway Show:
Ysgol y Berwyn, Bala School,
Ffrydan Road,
LL23 7RU

Opening Times: Saturday and Sunday10.00-17.00, Monday 10.00-15.30

Details from the Press Release:
Welcome to the third Great Little trains Model Railway exhibition in the town of Bala in a new and re-furbished school. All located in three halls with easy access, free parking, full refreshments and a free vintage bus service linking the exhibition with the Bala Lake Railway.
Park at Bala or Llanuwchllyn, ride the railway, with a vintage shuttle bus service serving the exhibition. Visit the Festival of Transport on Sunday or Monday (vintage vehicles, tractors, etc) at the other (Llanuwchllyn) end of our line for two great family shows over the weekend.. The railway will be operating our intensive Pink Timetable, up to ten return trips per day using vintage Hunslet steam engines from the north Wales slate quarries.

The exhibition will feature 20 (approx) narrow gauge layouts plus 10 (approx) 00/HO/7 mm layouts, in various scales, scenic, of historical and modern image, steam diesel and electric.
Plus a selection of quality traders, offering a wide range of models, books.

Layouts include (of NG interest):
"Dogfriol" 009 (RM Oct 15)
"Ffuglen Station" 16mm SM32,
"Castlefinn" 12mm Irish NG,
"Gorsaf Maes Y Gol" 009 Welsh NG,
"Burf Mine" O-16.5,
"Merlin Liechil" Welsh slate SM32,
"Gilderdale Mine" 009,
"Bryn Tegid" 009 Welsh slate mine,
"Kirbythorpe" 009,
"Isle of Stoner" 009,
3 x 009  NG scenic dioramas,
"Castle Caereinion" 009

All the funds raised will go towards the new extension of the railway into Bala town.
We will also be offering to either  'BUY A SLEEPER' or 'BUY A SPIKE' for the railway extension. At the end of 2018 a buyer will win 'THE GOLDEN SPIKE'.

Website: www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk (http://www.bala-lake-railway.co.uk)