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SILVERFOX DCC MRC 2018
TICKETS COMPETITION NOW OPEN

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In conjunction with
Silverfox MRC,
Here is your chance to win one of two Family tickets to the
Silverfox DCC MRC 2018 Exhibition
on Sat 11th August 2018

at Oakgrove Secondary School, Venturer Gate, Middleton, Brickhill Street, 
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK10 9JQ.

Silverfox Model Railway Club will be holding their annual exhibition once again at Oakgrove Secondary School. The exhibition will be opened on Saturday morning by the Mayor of Milton Keynes who will also judge the best layout in the exhibition. We are retaining the admission price as per last year so for all Adults it is £6.00, and children under 16 £2.00. Outdoor train rides provided by the Milton Keynes Model Engineering Society.

Competition ends Sat 28th July.

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2018 Model Railway Exhibition 2018

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Our summer sale is now on, until 1st September. We have 25% off Hornby and Oxford Rail locos, Skaledale and Oxford Structures resin buildings, and EFE Street Scene packs.Plus, see our continuous offers on Oxford Rail wagons (buy 2 get cheapest half price) and Oxford Diecast vehicles (buy 3 get cheapest free)

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NEW RANGES FOR H&A MODELS

We have taken delivery of our first Parkside 4mm Decals under the Peco Banner.  We do still have an extensive range of Modelmaster Decals for the Parkside 4mm kits and will replace these with the new Peco range as & when they run out.

Following requests from our customers - we are delighted to announce that we have taken on the full range of Peco 2mm Wagon Kits, Loads & Accessories.  Now available on the website.

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Model Junction
Really friendly good quality shop. Well worth a visit. Far more Hornby and British outline relevant than I thought. Great selection of tools/bits/pieces. Plenty of DCC spares too.
Richard, Slough - 19 Jul 2018 - Four & a half Stars

Wheelspin Models & Hobbies
A super store for remote control racing cars, drones and aircraft. The staff there were very helpful and knowledgeable offering good advice Very limited model rail stock.
Jan, Bridgnorth, Shropshire - 13 Jul 2018 - Four Stars

Trident Trains
Owner Richard runs Trident Trains as a true model shop for the railway enthusiast. A keen model railway enthusiast himself, it shows in his attention to detail and customer service. All locomotives are tested in front of the customer on the test track prior to purchase. The shop is well stocked and carries the Bachmann, Hornby, Oxford and Dapol ranges as well as all the track, electrics and scenic items you would require. The shop is located in the large Dagfields Emporium which in itself makes for a great day out, with ample free parking and places to eat and drink etc.
Mike, Buckley, Flintshire - 13 Jul 2018 - Five Stars

Carnforth Models
The level and variety of stock is good. Mike is always welcoming and knowledgeable. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. You get twenty minutes free parking if you are going into the station, otherwise park carefully in the streets.
Gerry, Morecambe - 12 Jul 2018 - Four & a half Stars

Tutbury Models
I've been using this model shop for the last 8 - 9 years now and still keep going back. Fantastic selection of Model Railway items. The Model shop Owner Barry is very helpful. Defiantly worth a visit if your in the area.
Jake, Burton-Upon-Trent - 11 Jul 2018 - Five Stars

Tutbury Models
I arrived at the shop yesterday at 4.30pm to find it closed. There was a hand written sign on the door which stated that the closing time is 4.15pm Monday to Saturday. I had travelled many miles to visit this shop, which I am unlikely to do again, so I was extremely disappointed and frustrated. Please check with the establishment and correct as required.
Andrew, Benfleet, Essex - 11 Jul 2018 -

Ashton Model Centre
It's always great to see a new model shop opening, especially one near to you. The guy who openeditast year is friendly, chatty, willing to discuss any type of model making and essays and is open to a good deal. It's not the biggest place around but it's certainly packed to the rafters with a fantastic selection of various brands of paints, glued, modeling materials etc. If he doesn't have it on the spot he's happy to search something out and order stuff in ( Within reason of course !). I have been quite a few times now and he has remembered what I am doing, what scale I work in, what I boughtast time, and always shows .E anything that's new in that may be relevant to what I am doing. This is a warm, friendly shop with a knowledgeable owner who goes that little bit further than others. He shuts at 4.30p.M. But if your already in the place he doesn't chase you out. Well worth a visit if your anywhere near the area or even making a special trip.
Dawn, St.Helens, Merseyside. - 11 Jul 2018 - Four Stars

Our Place
A surprising and excellent little shop. It always seems to have exactly what I need, a few tenting things I don't, and an extensive second hand shelf to boot.
Nicholas, Studley, Warwickshire - 11 Jul 2018 - Four Stars

Hatton's Model Railways Ltd
Great service, items ordered Fri 29 Jun and delivered in East Gippsland, Australia on Fri 6 Jul, that's quicker than locally posted mail. Very impressive and well done Hatton's.
Nigel, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia - 09 Jul 2018 - Five Stars

Hobbyrail
I recently acquired an N gauge set that had been dismantled over 10yrs ago with 5 engines, Barry spent over an hour with going through the basics and testing the engines for me. Have had trouble procuring the IPA as chemists no longer sell it, got some off Amazon. Once I have completed the base support units I shall be back V. From Lichfield
Peter, Lichfield - 03 Jul 2018 - Five Stars

Footplate
Went for a trip on Severn Valley Railway recently from Bridgnorth to Kiddieminster and came across the shop 100 yards from the station. Great model shop with loads of stock on display no pressure and left to browse at my leisure. Spotted used ERF artic lorry with Scottish branding in very good condition so had to buy for my layout. The owner said the shop was having a trader place at the Perth Model Railway show 23rd & 24th June. I would also agree web site not the best but wouldn’t put me of visiting again when in the area. The preserved railway is also well worth a visit.
John, Clackmannan - 23 Jun 2018 - Four Stars

H & A Models
I have dealt on a number of occasions with this retailer. The service is prompt. Items are exceptionally well packaged. Communication (Very important) is nonpareil, any problems with an order and you are advised straight away. This is beyond perfection, and sadly I cannot grant 12 twelve stars. Effort by this retailer rates at 110% plus. Many could and should learn from this. Buy in full confidence. He has the highest recommendation I can give with no compunction whatsoever.
Nigel, Horsham - 18 Jun 2018 - Five Stars

Parrs
The most comprehensive model shop I have visited in a long time. A very good stock and knowledgeable and helpful staff. First class. Well worth a vist.
Nick, Rugeley - 16 Jun 2018 - Five Stars

The Model Railway Shop
Just popped in to have a look, and had a chat with the owner who is very knowledgable and helpful. Needless to say I left with some really brilliant bits and pieces. I have got an amazing amount of stuff for a stunningly low price!!!! I will certainly be going back again. Thanks very much
Matthew, Sheffield - 16 Jun 2018 - Five Stars

Coastal DCC Ltd
I have purchased a number of DCC decoders and associated equipment and find their product range, delivery service and after sales back up to be absolutely excellent.
Raymond, Wirral - 09 Jun 2018 - Four & a half Stars

Classic Rail
This is just an update to say that I visited today (9th June 2018) and the business is still as it ever was. I was only there half an hour but there were two other customers in that time despite the relatively rural location. I bought two secondhand locos, both in very good condition. One needed some TLC to help it run better, which the owner did there and then. His test layout is a real boon in providing reassurance.
Jeffrey, Horley - 09 Jun 2018 - Four Stars

Osborn's Models
I am about a couple of hours away from finishing my low relief dairy model, it has been very straightforward to make and is really beginning to look the part and will be a great addition to my layout. Maurice at Osborn's models was very obliging in changing it to Express Dairies to suite my layout and I have absolutely no problem in recommending them.
Micheal, Chesterfield - 06 Jun 2018 - Four & a half Stars

Osborn's Models
Ommunication not always good until I found confirmation emails in the junk folder. Haven't used them until recently but prices are reasonable and delivery is prompt, so no complaints from me.
Alan, Wigan, Lanc's - 06 Jun 2018 - Four & a half Stars

Mech Models
Barry and his staff are friendly and extremely knowledgeable. There is never any pressure to buy and visiting the well stocked shop is always a treat I look forward to.
Simon, Cambridge - 06 Jun 2018 - Four & a half Stars

The Locoshed Manchester
To repeat the comments bellow, an excellent shop. Popped over today for my first visit and was really impressed with the amount of stock both new and second hand. You could look around with no pressure though plenty of help was available if needed. Prices were good too. If you are in the area go and visit.
Mark, Derby - 02 Jun 2018 - Four & a half Stars

Olivia's Trains & Models
First time buyer, purchased a Hornby Class 50 from them. I was not disappointed when it arrived, five days after being sent out. A great looking model with fantastic sound. Great communications with the staff, very helpful in answering my questions, and they seem to know their stuff. Although this order was done via e-Mail, the price was fair, their website is full of goodies, and I might just pop in for a visit if I'm ever in Sheffield. Would absolutely recommend them.
Oskar, Sundbyberg, Sweden - 02 Jun 2018 - Five Stars

A & H Models
Excellent service and very pleasant to deal with. I just needed a Lenz upgrade to both my LH100 and LZV100 units. The upgrade was done almost immediately and with a minor repair done also. Thank you Chris, much appreciated.
Jim, Stourbridge, West Midlands - 31 May 2018 - Five Stars

D B Models Ltd
Great model railway products at reasonable prices, been using DB Models for a few years now. I would recommend checking out their new and pre-Owned products.
Zak, Peterborough - 30 May 2018 - Five Stars

Salopian Models
Very helpful and friendly, fixed my loco that had stopped working and got me going again with railway modeling. Will be back for more, useful to have an outlet in Shrewsury centre.
Andy, Shrewsbury - 28 May 2018 - Four Stars

Topp Trains
Met Mike and his business partner at The Sutton Coldfield MRC Ex in April 2018. They are very friendly, superbly knowledgable and passionate about the hobby. They gave me excellent advice and sold me an absolute bargain set of _pristine_ lima / Dapol Exec Mk2Ds...Couldn't believe my luck. I also phoned them recently about a modelling, er, 'accident' and they were incredibly helpful. I need a fair few more things soon and I'll be going to them, no question, they are literally genius and they run an Alladin's cave. Super. These genuine, professional and sincere guys are exactly what this hobby needs.
David, Birmingham - 20 May 2018 - Four & a half Stars

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