2017 layouts


 Layout         Exhibitor MRC Scale/gauge and size Description
Nockingbigg EndTrevor GarnhamAssociation of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers16mm/32mm
30' x 10'
Nockingbigg End runs Narrow Gauge Trains that ran between 1900 to 1935. The Engines are Manufactured by various firms, and most are gas fired & radio controlled. Some engines are models of real engines and others are freelance models. Our rolling stock is made by us from a mixture of scratch built & kits. 
G Scale Junction (Thomas and Friends)Jack Parker-G scale/Gauge 1
20' x 14'
Our Thomas the Tank Engine and James the Red Engine are Lionel made in the US. The Toby the Tram Engine and Lady (from Thomas and the Magic Rail Road) were built from home. Most of the buildings are POLA-G, PIKO-G and some are custom built. The whole layout is powered by L.G.B’s M.T.S (Multi Train System) which allows us to run more than one train at a time. 
Byway MPD                        John GayHigh Wycombe and District4mm OO
4'6" x 1'
Byway is a fictional small BR urban Motive Power Depot set in the late steam era. The layout is used at shows to demonstrate sound equipped locos. John is happy to answer any technical questions you may have, be it DCC sound decoder installation, layout lighting or DCC control.
Amworth    Ron North    High Wycombe and District4mm OO 
8' x 2'
Based on the Western Region of British Rail, Amworth is a fictional light railway terminus in a rural setting. Designed to to fit on top of a bookcase, the layout features single coach passenger trains and small goods vehicles that require limited shunting to demonstrate what can be achieved in a small space.
Ninety Pence Railway Roger Hampshire - -
4' x 3'

"Ninety Pence Railway" is based on a fictional town in the Swiss mountains. Built by an unknown person about 20 years ago, with its own carrying/display case, it has a working ski lift, lights in the houses, electric signals and points.   

Under the Dining TableRoger Hampshire         -N
6' x 3'
 "Under the Dining Table" is an ‘N’ gauge double track layout, and shows how a small unusual space can be used to create a working model railway. 
Jerry's Yard   Jerry Lewis   Banbury MRCOO
9' x 5'
 Jerry’s Yard portrays a private goods yard set in the industrial Midlands with a connection to the national rail network.
This is an interactive layout - the Yardmaster (visitor) selects a loco, 4 wagons and a guards van from ‘ playing cards’. He/she then proceeds to shunt the train into the order based on the card draw and move the rolling stock from the sidings at the back of the layout down to the front, and when finished returns the loco to the engine shed. 
Audley End    Malcolm SmithBanbury MRCOO
12' x 2'
 Audley end is based on a plan published by Hornby Magazine in November 2013. Today the layout is in its GWR guise but it could be any branch line anywhere in the UK.
Bristol Goods Shed    Peter Boyce    Broad Gauge Society and ALSRMO
12' x 4 '
 Bristol Goods Shed is based on part of Brunel's timber goods shed at Bristol, as drawn by JC Bourne. Four bays of the original goods shed are modelled, with three roads of broad gauge track. Modeller's licence and historical invention show the shed operated jointly by GWR and MR.
Halfpenny GreenGary HinsonCradley Heath MRC OO
12' x 3'

 Our model of Halfpenny Green is an attempt to represent a “might have been” and has been built as a training layout for our members to learn new skills on.
 Lego City Train     Asa Masterson
 8' x 8'Asa is one of our own Scouts. Set in Lego City, mini-figs rush round on the high-speed passenger train and goods, including gold from the mine, are transported from the cargo station on cargo trains based on both Diesel and electric locomotives.
Baden-Powell Timeline in Steam     Bill Mapletoft HO/OO
12' x 2'
Static display of steam engines throughout the life of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement. 
Great Western Society Gerry Norris  Find out about the Great Western Society, which is based at Didcot Railway Centre.
Swindon Panel Society information stand   Swindon Panel Society Our group is preserving Swindon Panel, one of the original Western Region “turn push” type panels, the staple panel design of the Great Western since the 1960s. The panel will be reconstructed and refurbished in its 1980′s form and housed at Didcot Railway Centre.