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Here are the dates for our Rallies & GTGs to be held in 2018.

Locomotive Rallies/Running Days:

  • Sunday, April 8th - Hosted by West Riding SLS at Tingley (10:30am to 4pm)
  • Sunday, May 6th - Hosted by South Cheshire MES at Nantwich
  • Sunday May 27th - Hosted by Romney Marsh MES at Rolfe Lane
  • Sunday, June 10th - Hosted by Rugby MES at Onley Lane (10am to 5pm)
  • Saturday June 23rd - Hosted by Westland and Yeovil District MES at the Westland Leisure Centre, Yeovil
  • Sunday July 8th - Running day at South Cheshire MES at Nantwich
  • Sunday, July 22nd - Hosted by N.W.Leics SME at Whitwick, Coalville (11am to 4:30pm)
  • Sunday, August 5th - Hosted by Sutton Coldfield MES at Balleny Green (10:30am to 4pm)
  • Sunday, August 19th - Hosted by Stockport SME at South Park, Cheadle Hulme (11am to 4pm)
  • Sunday, September 23rd - Running day at York SME, North Lane, Dringhouses, York YO24 2JE. Please note that this is not an exclusive 2½" day and the track will also be used for public running.
  • Sunday, October 7th - Hosted by Chesterfield DMES at Hady Hill (10:30am to 4pm)
  • Sunday, October 7th - Open Day at Surrey SME at Leatherhead. Gates open 9.30am
  • Sunday October 28th - Midlands Area GTG hosted by North west Leicester SME at Whitwick, Coalville

There will be no rally at Reading this year due to lack of support last year.

LittleLec - June 16th and 17th at Worthing SME

Curly Bowl Competion - There will be no Curly Bowl this year.

Attendance at Exhibitions:

We expect to attend the following :

  • March 17th and 18th - The Large Scale Model Railway Exhibition, Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Fosse Way, Leamington Spa
  • August 17th to 19th - Bristol Model Engineering Exhibition
  • Model Engineer Exhibition - TBA
  • October 18th - 21st - Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition, Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Fosse Way, Leamington Spa

We will not be attending the Guildford Show this year.


This page was last updated on 11/09/2018