Thank you for coming

We hope you enjoyed your day!

We are delighted to announce that a record 2,300 people braved the rain and wind to attend our 2014 model railway exhibition on Saturday 15 February.

MKMRS would like to thank Andy York, from RMWeb, for opening the exhibition. Thanks also to all exhibitors and traders who worked hard to make the show a success and battled through the wind and rain to get there. Special thanks are due to Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership, London Midland trains, to MK Community Transport and Howe Park Scout Group who all assisted greatly to make the show a success.

We hope everyone enjoyed the day as much as we did and look forward to seeing you next year on Saturday 14 February, 10.00 – 16.30 at Shenley Brook End School.


Your feedback – a short survey

As always, we would be very grateful if you could let us know what you thought of the exhibition this year. This is very helpful to us in planning out improvements for next year. If you have two minutes to spare, please visit our feeback page at:

Video and pictures from the show


Exhibition overview – part 1 – by SimonTrains

Exhibition overview – part 2 – by SimonTrains

Ingleton Sidings in action – by Jason Bramley

More will be added shortly. If you have any footage you’d be happy for us to publish on our site, please email webmaster@mkmrs.org.uk with details.

Best layouts

Our two awards for ‘Best in Show’ and ‘Best MKMRS Club Layout’ were judged this year by Andy York from RMWeb. Choosing from among the many high quality layouts on show was a difficult task, but in the end the following winners were selected:

Best in Show

Earl’s Court, by Terry Tew

Andy felt that the layout really captured the atmosphere of the area and era it represented and was an excellent example of what can be achieved in a small space.

See the Earl’s Court website.

Best MKMRS Club Layout

Dentdale, by Wayne Webb

Andy thought the scenery work on this layout was superb and that the layout was an example of what can be done using N gauge.

Pictures to follow.

Special mention

Great Train Robbery, by Luton MRC

Although there was no official award available, Andy felt this layout deserved a special mention for the quality of modelling and the way in which the layout presents the facts around one of the major events in the social history of our railways.

Luton MRC Great Train Robbery website.

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