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  • Add to Calendar 2017-09-30 10:00:00 2017-09-30 17:00:00 Europe/London Northants and Rutland O Gauge Group - Coarse O Gauge Running Meet Very friendly coarse O gauge 3-rail group, no membership needed. Bring your own locos and stock to run, vintage or modern, clockwork or electric or just come to watch and chat with fellow enthusiasts. Home-made snacks, cakes, tea and coffee available. Fantastic location next to the mighty Harringworth viaduct.Car parking. Bi-monthly. NB this is not an exhibition as such, the accent is on running. There is usually a bring and buy table. Harringworth Village Hall, Gretton Road, Harringworth, Northamptonshire NN17 3AD Northants and Rutland O Gauge Group FaceBook link Northants & Rutland O Gauge Group
      - Coarse O Gauge Running Meet

  • Sat 30th September 2017

  • Harringworth Village Hall, Gretton Road, Harringworth, Northamptonshire NN17 3AD


    OPENING TIMES:  10am-4pm
    ADMISSION:  Adults £5.00      Family £10.00 
    Very friendly coarse O gauge 3-rail group, no membership needed. Bring your own locos and stock to run, vintage or modern, clockwork or electric or just come to watch and chat with fellow enthusiasts. Home-made snacks, cakes, tea and coffee available. Fantastic location next to the mighty Harringworth viaduct.Car parking. Bi-monthly. NB this is not an exhibition as such, the accent is on running. There is usually a bring and buy table.

    An all-day opportunity for running coarse O gauge electric and clockwork trains on 3-rail track and chatting with fellow-enthusiasts. Vintage as well as modern trains can be run so Hornby tinplate, Leeds, Bonds and even Bassett-Lowke sometimes run. Revival tinplate such as Ace, Darstaed and Seven Mill also very welcome, we can also accommodate MTH and Atlas. Mostly models of steam trains but Diesel/electric welcome too. Informal group so as long as it's O gauge and has wheels it will be welcome. TWO-RAIL RUNNING POSSIBLE on 50” radius Atlas track. Four tracks planned: (1) 27" (Atlas) & 36" radius (Merkur tinplate) and 50" radius (Atlas) (2) 27” Radius (Atlas)

    Even if you have no trains to bring, why not just come to enjoy these amazing trains running in a beautiful English village virtually underneath the eighty-two arch, 1.2 km Harringworth viaduct? A stunning location. A six-coach O gauge train measures about ten feet in length so they are amazing to watch. Close to the beautiful Rutland towns of Uppingham and Oakham. Our home-made cake is legendary, also freshly-prepared sandwiches and the usual drinks.

    Please bring any O gauge buildings, stations, signal boxes, water towers, bridges, signals & ancillaries or any other die-cast models which you would like to show.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION; THE ACCENT IS ON RUNNING TRAINS SO SCENERY ETC IS MINIMAL.

    PARKING FOR ABOUT 20 CARS IN THE VENUE's OWN CAR PARK. IF CAR PARK IS FULL PLEASE PARK IN SEATON ROAD - TURN LEFT OUT OF HALL THEN NEXT LEFT IS SEATON ROAD, NEAR THE CHURCH.
    FULL DISABLED FACILITIES.

    CONTACT:  Contact Exhibition Manager by mail   Tel: 07970 965546
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    T:2
    CS
    Free Parking Refreshments

    List of Traders Attending :   List of Layouts Attending :
    WJ Vintage, Vintage Toy Train Spares(Bruce Palmer)   Main Layout 15'x 8' - Three Concentric Ovals
     
     

    HOW TO GET THERE:
    If you are Travelling by Car :   Nearest Railway Stations :
    Check here for Parking Options.   Corby [5.45 miles]
    Oakham [8.19 miles]
    Stamford (Lincs) [9.19 miles]

Info Last Updated : 14th August 2017
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